Bermuda Island Travel Guide
Planning a trip Bermuda? Here’s everything you need to know.
Bermuda has a land area of 54 square kilometers (21 sq mi). It is located 1,240km (770mi) off the coast of South Carolina. The largest town is St. George.
Climate and weather in Bermuda:
Bermuda has a sub-tropical climate. It lies in the hurricane belt, but the island is only effected by hurricanes towards the end of the season, if at all. (Hurricane season is from June – Nov). Temperatures range from 18C (64F) to 28C (82F) and the average temperature throughout the year is at 23C (73F).
Wade International Airport is the only airport on the island. Flights come in from US, Canada and the UK.
Getting around Bermuda:
There are many ways to explore the island including bike, foot, taxis, buses and ferries. Hitch is the ride sharing app that is used on the island.
Things to do in Bermuda
- The Bermuda Railway Trail National Park
- Walsingham Nature Reserve and Blue Hole Park is made up of nature’s beautiful wonders like blue pools and grottos. Here you will find Causeway Cave, a deep-water grotto which is popular for snorkeling and swimming. You will also find the Crystal Caves, which are the most famous caves in Bermuda.
- Horseshoebay Beach is one of Bermuda’s best beaches, with pink sand and turquoise waters. The beach fills up during the summer, so be sure to get there early.
- Gibbs Hill Lighthouse stands at 118 feet. Take 185 steps up the spiral staircase to reach the top to soak in gorgeous views of the island.
- Go snorkeling and check out the marine life at Tobacco Bay Beach.
- Royal Naval Dockyard is the busiest cruise ship in Bermuda. It is also popular attraction offering shopping, arts and culture.
- Visit one of the oldest aquariums, Bermuda Aquarium, where you can view a diverse range of marine life.
- Visit Bermuda’s largest fort which houses the National Museum of Bermuda, where you can immerse yourself in 500 years of histroy.
- Explore Bermuda by bike on the Bermuda Railway Trail, a 29 km (18 mile) trail. It consists of a series of trail along the Bermuda Railway, which ran from 1931 to 1948. Hiking the trail is also an option.
Events in Bermuda
- Carnival in Bermuda takes place over several days and nights and is one of the island’s biggest summer celebrations. Revelers can enjoy local cuisines, fetes, Soca music, a feast celebrating Bermuda’s national heroes, and more.
- Bermuda Harbour Nights – Each Wednesday night, Bermuda’s streets come alive with music, local vendors that are selling local crafts, artwork, local food and more. It’s a great way to experience Bermudian culture.
- Vegan Fest showcases wonderful plant-based dishes from local restaurants, vendors and farmers. The inaugural event will take place in August 2023.
- Bermuda Pride is an annual event celebrating Bermuda’s LGBTQ+ community. There are numerous events that take place and a pride parade.
- Enjoy fresh seafood from the waters off Bermuda at the St. George’s Seafood Festival. The event is held in the town of St. George. The best local vendors will be serving delicious local seafood dishes. Bermudian performers will provide entertainment and there is a park for young children too.
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