Easy-to-access, easy-on-the-wallet offerings include complimentary walking tours and stunning natural attractions. They all offer an unforgettable time on just about any budget. Save even more on your Bermuda adventure with special deals and packages offered year-round.
Here are 21 free or inexpensive ways to dip into island life.
4 Take In History & Great Views at Fort St. Catherine
Fort St. Catherine towers against a backdrop of ocean and pink beaches and dates back to 1614. See its impressive ramparts, keeps and a museum showcasing life in Bermuda in the 17th century.
Location: St. Catherine’s Point, Town of St. George
Price: $7 adults; $5 seniors; $3 children 6-15; children 5 and under free
5 Climb to the Top of Gibbs Hill Lighthouse
Climb the 185 steps to the top of the oldest cast iron lighthouse in world for panoramic views of the island. The Gibbs Hill Lighthouse has been flashing its beam to seafarers in 1846.
Location: Lighthouse Road, St Anne's Rd, Cross Bay SN 01
Price: $2.50 per person, children under 5 free
6 Birdwatch at Spittal Pond
This 59-acre nature reserve is a birdwatcher’s paradise. The wide variety of natural habitats makes Spittal Pond a haven for migratory shorebirds, waterfowl and many other species. In January, the sanctuary hosts as many as 500 species of birds.
Location: South Road, Smith’s Parish
7 Hike Up to Fort Scaur for Views of the Great Sound
Bermuda is home to several formidable fortresses including well-preserved Fort Scaur. Hike to the fort, explore the ramparts and soak in a spectacular view of Bermuda’s Great Sound. See any invading pirate ships on the horizon?
Location: Somerset Road, Sandys Parish
8 Explore the Bermuda Railway Trail
Explore Bermuda via the 18-mile long Railway Trail. Following the path of the train which served the island from 1931 to 1948, the popular path attracts bikers, joggers and walkers.
9 Tour Hamilton's Street Art
Among Hamilton's pastel buildings, you'll find gorgeous pops of colour thanks to a series of murals painted largely by local artists. Often elaborate and large, they explore life and culture in Bermuda. See them all – for free! – and snap some amazing photos with a walking tour of Bermuda murals.
10 Watch the Sunrise at Gates Bay
The first rays of the sun hit Bermuda on the East End, near where the early British settlers arrived onshore in 1609. Stand in their footsteps at Gates Bay and take in a piece of history as you drink your morning coffee.
Location: Cut Road, St. George’s
11 See the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo
Get up close to cute seals, powerful sharks and peaceful water birds at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo, a three-in-one attraction located in Flatts Village.
Location: 40 North Shore Road, Flatts Inlet, Hamilton Parish
Price: Adults $10, senior citizens $5, children (5 to 12 years), children under 5 free
12 Stroll in Palm Grove Gardens
From a wishing well to a living map of Bermuda housed in a pond, experience dreamy Palm Grove Gardens, owned by former Bermuda Premier Sir David Gibbons.
Location: Devonshire Parish
13 Spot the Moongates
Bermuda's mystical moongates – believed to be good luck for newlyweds – stand in gorgeous spots across the island. See how many you can find.
14 Paint in the Open Air
Capture the island's beauty with a plein air workshop, which typically meets on weekends at a lovely location (like the one pictured) the group will reveal to you via email ahead of ttime. See the Bermuda Plein Air Facebook group page.
Thrill-seekers will love Admiralty House Park near Hamilton, where they can (safely) jump from a rocky outcrop into the turquoise waters below. It's a wonderful way to cool off on a summer day.
Location: 8 Admiralty Lane, Pembroke
17 Explore the African Diaspora Heritage Trail
Walk in the footsteps of legendary Bermudians of African descent who forged great legacies in the face of persecution. From Dockyard to the Town of St. George, see their experiences come to life on a tour of the African Diaspora Heritage Trail.
18 Ride the SeaExpress Around the Island
Spacious double-decker boats with breezy decks zip from place to place on four different routes. See the current ferry schedule.
Location: Island-wide (see schedule for seasonal variations)
The westerly ocean peninsula of Daniel's Head Park overlooks the waters of Somerset Long Bay, and it's one of the best places to watch the sun sink into the sea. Grab a picnic table near the water and marvel as the moon rises.