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Land, Sea and Air: The Best Ways to Experience Bermuda's Activities

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Creating a memorable vacation is as easy as finding the right activities to fill your precious time with. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker looking to try something new or you prefer relaxing under the sun between enjoying world-class meals, there are plenty of incredible Bermuda activities waiting for you here.

To make the most of your stay on the stunning island and create unforgettable new memories, we’ve rounded up the top Bermuda activities you can take part in on land, at sea or in the air. 


Experience Bermuda With Boots on the Ground

Explore this exceptional island steeped in history and full of endless amazing views by land. Whether you decide to uncover the authenticity of Bermuda on foot, by bike, in a museum or at a restaurant, we know you’ll fall in love with the Bermuda you discover. 

Hiking and Biking 

Bermuda is among the small list of countries you can traverse in a single day by foot or by bike. To experience the natural beauty of Bermuda at your own pace, you can follow the cross-island Railway Trails. 

There are lots of places in Bermuda where you can rent pedal or electric bikes and several sports and outdoor recreation shops that carry hiking gear should you decide to explore Bermuda’s lush trails on foot. 

There are three bike rental firms on the island, depending on where you’re staying as well as plenty of places to rent an eco-friendly Twizy vehicle

Elbow Beach Cycles is based in Elbow Beach. They have mountain bikes, hybrid electric bikes, scooters and electric scooters available for rental.

Oleander Cycles has two locations in Hamilton and Royal Naval Docklands. They have pedal mountain bikes, standard scooters and deluxe scooters you can rent to explore the sub-tropical paradise. 

Fine Food and Drink

Whether you're craving the fifth fish sandwich of your Bermuda vacation or you can't get enough of the famous rum swizzle, you can get an authentic taste of Bermuda with a food tour around our best local eateries and restaurants. Enjoy phenomenal food while you take in our world-class views and indulge your love for fine food and beautiful sights. 

Founded in 2016, Bermuda Food Tours has ample food tour options to suit your tastes, including After Hours, Culture & Cuisine and Flavour & Flair tours with partnering restaurants across the islands.

You'll never have a difficult time deciding where to eat in Bermuda. With so many options ranging from Wahoo's and Harry's to Front Yard and Intrepid, you won't head to your next activity on an empty stomach. 


Bermuda offers plenty in the way of local history, art and culture. There are many tours catered to shedding light on the cultural landscape of Bermuda and its unique history and art. 

Bermuda Island Tours has a variety of experiences available for booking. Uncover the past of Bermuda with a Historic St George tour, explore the subterranean world of the Crystal Caves and understand the origins of many Bermuda traditions and customs with an African Diaspora Heritage Trail.

Bermuda Island Tours also have Island Wrap Tours that are wheelchair accessible, meaning everyone has the opportunity to enjoy the wonders of Bermuda. 


Activities at Sea for Thrill-seekers and Sun Worshippers 

Bermuda’s crystal clear waters and gorgeous pink-sand beaches are famed. So why not dive in and explore the many activities Bermuda’s extraordinary seas have to offer. 

Boat Trip 

Privately chartering or hiring a boat for a day trip are classic options when it comes to enjoying time on our crystal clear seas. If you want to soak up in the sun in luxury with a catered trip or get closer to nature by trying to spot local marine life (such as dolphins), there are many options available. We would highly recommend Sail Bermuda.

Diving and Water Sports 

Helmet diving, snorkeling, waterskiing and more - Bermuda offers countless ways to get active and learn a new skill in our clear waters. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker who wants to live out their James Bond fantasy by renting a jet ski or you want to uncover the mysteries of life on the ocean floor by diving, many exciting water-based activities are waiting for you and your family here in Bermuda. 

Even if it rains, you don't have to be stuck indoors. Bermuda also has many activities you can enjoy in the wet weather.

Swim With Dolphins 

Swimming with dolphins is near the top of many people’s ‘bucket lists’. Make a lifetime dream come true and swim with dolphins in an ocean lagoon as a group, couple or individual. 

Dolphin Quest offers a variety of dolphin swim experiences available to suit you, and are dedicated to animal welfare and conservation. 


Birds-Eye Bermuda’s Adventures in the Air 

See Bermuda from a whole new perspective with these air-based adventures and adrenaline-pumping activities. 

Paragliding and Parasailing 

Soar through Bermuda’s bright blue skies and let the ocean breeze gently bring you back to earth with an exciting paragliding or parasailing session. Paragliding and parasailing have been a staple vacation activity for daredevil enthusiasts who enjoy an action-packed roster of exciting activities on their vacations across holiday hotspots for many years. 

KS Watersports has multiple types of parasailing tours available leaving from multiple docks around the island. Whether you have a group of two or 12, their range varies in length, location and views, so you have plenty to choose from. 

Coastal Rock Climbing 

Bermuda is affectionately known as “the Rock” by locals. With plenty of coastal cliffs overlooking breathtaking beaches, coastal rock climbing is a popular activity that allows you to be active and see the island from a new vantage point. 

See Bermuda from a birds-eye view and observe the island’s breathtaking scenes. Find out about rock climbing in beautiful Bermuda here

Bungee Jump 

If paragliding, helicopter tours and watersports weren’t enough of a thrill for you, hardened adrenaline fans might want to try bungee jumping. Although not too common on the island, there are cliff bungee jumping activities available in Bermuda for the more adventurous vacationers at locations such as Horseshoe Bay Beach, Blue Hole Lake and Watford Bridge and more. 

However you decide to experience Bermuda, we know every visit will always be unique and something you’ll cherish forever. If you’re curious about other ways to make the most of your visit, then we’ve got the guide for you. 

Life in Bermuda: Making the Most of Your Stay 

Enjoy life in Bermuda to the fullest extent and see beyond our picturesque views and beautiful pink-sand beaches to the heart of what makes Bermuda a vacation destination unlike any other. 

Discover what this stunning island has to offer and where to start as you plan your dream stay in Bermuda, with our helpful Life in Bermuda guide. Get your copy using the button below.

Life in Bermuda - everything you need to know