Activities in Hamilton

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Bermuda's charming seaside capital of Hamilton is both a major commercial and cruise port as well as a popular tourist destination, though the local population is low.  In recently years, fishing has become a top activity, though the sport has yet to surpass shopping which is loved for the shops on Front Street that sell luxury goods including jewelry and clothing.  

Of course, it wouldn't be a successful trip to Hamilton without a sightseeing tour of the top historic attractions.  You can do so on foot, on the back of a bicycle, or take a leisurely carriage ride.  Tennis is popular here, as is horseback riding,  and there are many other activities just waiting to fill every day or your getaway.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

Government regulations bar tourist from renting cars. Instead, those looking to move independently around Hamilton will need to do so via scooter or bicycle.

If you are thinking about sightseeing at your own pace, you will find 5 places that can help. Take advantage of this article concerning bike and scooter rentals if you want to find more details.


Hamilton Diving

As the capital of Bermuda, there are plenty of services for divers looking to head off the Bermuda shore. The clear waters under the right conditions offer a visibility of two-hundred feet - exeptional for any diving destination.

You'll find two dive operators and at least 6 different dive sites to choose from. If you need to find out more concerning scuba diving in this area, can do so on this page.


Hamilton, and the island of Bermuda in general, is rapidly growing in popularity as a top fishing destination in the Caribbean. Visitors can expect to catch some large fish when angling of the coast.

Plenty of fishermen frequent the area, as suggested by the existence of 7 charter fishing services located in this area. Click here to see our guide to this topic.

Sailing and Boating

Additional information about area firms that can help you get out on the water can be found in the table below.

Boating Opportunities In Hamilton
Name Phone Location
Andrea Christine Charters (441) 537-6614 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Aquatic Bermuda (441) 236-2200 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
H2O Sports (441) 234-3082 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Jessie James Cruises (441) 335-1072 Downtown Hamilton
Rock Steady Charters (441) 331-6678 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Spirit Of Bermuda (441) 334-7245 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton

If you want to learn about charter operators and marinas use this link.


Discovery Wines

If there are some folks who enjoy shopping vacationing with you, they can browse some of the area's 86 retail shops. To see our detailed page about shopping in Hamilton and nearby, go to this page.


Waterville House

You should plan on spending at least a day enjoying the sights, sounds and culture of Hamilton. The area features 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Tourists who like spending time outdoors frequently have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To read more about available sightseeing attractions, click here.

Details concerning a firm that can show you the most interesting local sights can be found down below.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Hamilton
Name Phone Location
Destiny Tours Captain Steven Brown (441) 292-7103 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Fantasea Tours (441) 236-1300 Ireland Island North, 3.2 mi. Northwest of Central Hamilton
Segway Tours Bermuda (441) 504-2581 Ireland Island North, 3.3 mi. Northwest of Central Hamilton
Unique Vacations (441) 331-8687 2.3 mi. South West of Central Hamilton


If you love snorkeling there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Hamilton. For a more comprehensive look at snorkeling, read this article about snorkeling options.


Relaxing in a spa just might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, considering that there are 5 spas that operate in this area. For a more comprehensive look at this topic, read this article about spas in this area.


Fairmont Southampton

If you like playing tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. You can view the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to learn more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Hamilton
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Fairmont Southampton 3.8 mi. South West of Central Hamilton 4 check
Elbow Beach Club Resort 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Hamilton 5 check
Coral Beach & Tennis Club 1.9 mi. South of Central Hamilton 8

For example, Fairmont Southampton offers the option of playing in the evening hours, after the lights come on.

Other Activities

The table right below provides some key facts concerning other activities.

Other Activities In Hamilton
Name Type Phone Location
A-Fordable Massage & Therapy Massage Therapist (441) 292-4999 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Athletic Club Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 295-6140 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Court House Squash & Wellness Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 292-8357 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Liberty Theatre Movie Theater (441) 292-7296 Downtown Hamilton
Lotus Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 296-5900 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Mbs Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 542-4444 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Sabai Thai Body Balancing & Massage Centre Massage Therapist (441) 292-6456 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Sea Horses Horse and Dog Racetrack (441) 295-7238 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Sessions Wellness Solutions Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 292-0700 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Snorkel Bermuda Snorkeling Tour Operator (441) 747-7245 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Specialty Cinema & Grill Movie Theater (441) 292-2135 Downtown Hamilton
The Olympic Club Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 292-4095 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Yoga Centre Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 295-7525 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton

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