Whale Bay Fort

Built sometime around 1750, Whale Bay Fort was part of a series of forts built along Bermuda's coast. The fort was built in defense of a channel that if captured could serve as an offensive position against the Royal Naval Dockyard.


Visitors to the site will be able to explore what is left of the fort, which is quite a lot. You will be able to climb the walls and go through the interior. Be sure to go to the top for a vantage point that offers fantastic views of the surrounding area.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Southampton Parish if you plan on visiting Whale Bay Fort, as travelers to this region of Bermuda will be pleased to have easy site access during their visit. If you want to book your stay near this historical site, there are a reasonable number of lodgings to choose from nearby.

Hotels near Whale Bay Fort
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Pompano Beach Club Resort 0.5 mi. (4.2 km) NW
Greene's Guest House B & B 0.6 mi. (4.9 km) E
The Reefs Resort 2.0 mi. (6.3 km) E
Fairmont Southampton Resort 2.8 mi. (6.1 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

Energetic visitors will also be taken in by the area because of the ample availability of outdoor activities. Historic site guests also interested in golfing will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Port Royal Golf Course. If you aren't a golfer, think about heading over to West Whale Bay, the closest beach. Happily, an additional selection of beach and golf choices remain in the vicinity. Guests will discover multiple other interesting places to get away from the sun in the vicinity. Located only a short distance away are two more interesting sites nearby you may want to check out--West Whale Bay Park and Hog Bay Park.


Operating Hours

The fort is open to the public from sun-up to sun-down.


Part of a public park, there is no fee to visit the park.

Contact Information

Location: Whale Bay Road, Southampton Parish, Bermuda


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