Spittal Pond Nature Reserve

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Spittal Pond Nature Reserve is the largest protected wildlife area on Bermuda, encompassing around sixty-four acres. The large area consequently means that there is a very varied ecosystem in the park, letting many people with different preferences stay entertained.

Hikers and explorers to the area will have plenty to do at Spittal Pond Nature Park. With twisting trails winding through the area, fabulous bird watching, and wonderful coastal views, hiking in at the park can easily become a full day thing.


Located near the heart of the island of Bermuda, Spittal Pond Nature Reserve welcomes local customers and travelers lodging on this part of the island or close by. But even if you aren't staying in the vicinity, you should consider stopping by to enjoy a great time. Hamilton is four miles (six kilometers) to the west.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area is sharing food at a restaurant within traveling distance of this nature preserve. Foxy's Cafe is a great restaurant to eat at on your way to spending time at the wildlife reservation, and with its close proximity, is especially valuable to guests at this attraction. Buzz n'Go Collector's Hill and North Rock Brewing Company are a couple other dining possibilities in close to this natural attraction. At North Rock Brewing Company you and your party should try out British fare and experience the culture of Bermuda.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy nature preserves, and are interested in visiting others, ought to think about Winter Haven And Summer Haven National Reserve and Hungry Bay Nature Reserve; the first of which is three quarters of a mile to the northeast of this nature preserve. Other local activities include Jeffery's Cave, which is about a hundred yards away near Hamilton. Furthermore, you can think about visiting Watch Hill Park, which is another attraction not far away.

If you can't wait to see as many of Bermuda's attractions as possible, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Attractions Near Spittal Pond Nature Reserve
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Jeffery's Cave GeoFeature 0.1 mi. (6.2 km) SE 3.9 mi. East of Hamilton
Watch Hill Park -- 0.8 mi. (7.4 km) ENE 4.6 mi. East of Hamilton
Verdmont Museum 0.9 mi. (4.7 km) W Smith's Parish
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo Other Attraction 1.1 mi. (5.6 km) NW Hamilton Parish
Devonshire Bay Park -- 1.4 mi. (4.1 km) SW 2.6 mi. East of Hamilton
Palm Grove Gardens -- 1.5 mi. (3.8 km) SW Devonshire Parish
Shelly Bay Park -- 1.8 mi. (6.2 km) NNW Hamilton Parish
Old Devonshire Church Historic Site 1.9 mi. (3.1 km) W Devonshire Parish

More Information


People are free to explore Spittal Pond Nature Reserve anytime from when the sun comes up until the time it goes down.


There is no fee for people looking to visit the park. However, tours of the reserve are available and they cost about $50.

Location: South Shore Road, Bermuda


(441) 236-6483


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