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 intrigued by the idea of exploring the area in the open air there are several businesses that can help make it happen. Make your way to this extended discussion about bike and scooter rentals if you're interested in learning more information.


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 5 interesting dive sites in the area. For more about diving in this area follow this link.


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.

Fishing is popular in this area, as suggested by the existence of 6 charter fishing services that operate from this area. To read about other deep sea fishing in this area, see this page.


Bermuda Golf

Enjoy playing golf? There are a pair of golf courses in the area. The courses in the area are Belmont Hills Golf Club and Ocean View Golf Course. For more detail concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more simply click on the name of the course. Furthermore, you can take advantage of this page if you want to find out more facts concerning golf throughout Bermuda.

Sailing and Boating

Captain Kirk's Coral Reef Adventures

The table directly below shows some details concerning local providers that can enable you to get out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Hamilton
Name Phone Location
Aquatic Bermuda (441) 236-2200 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Blue Hole Water Sports (441) 293-2915 4.5 mi. Northeast of Central Hamilton
Captain Kirk's Coral Reef Adventures (441) 747-2204 Ireland Island North, 3.2 mi. Northwest of Central Hamilton
H2O Sports (441) 234-3082 4.6 mi. West of Central Hamilton
Sail Bermuda (441) 737-2993 Downtown Hamilton
Spirit Of Bermuda (441) 737-5667 Downtown Hamilton

If you want to find out about local marinas and charter options click here.


Discovery Wines

If there are some avid shoppers vacationing with you, they may be interested to know that there are more than 68 retail stores to browse in this area. Navigate here to find our guide to shopping in and around Hamilton.


Waterville House

You might want to set aside a day for soaking in the sights and sounds of Hamilton. Among other sights, the area has 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Vacationers who like being outside will probably enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. For a more thorough discussion of available sightseeing attractions, use this link.

Information concerning a firm that can show you the most interesting local sights can be found in the following chart:

Sightseeing Services In And Around Hamilton
Name Phone Location
Destiny Water Tours (441) 292-7103 Par-la-Ville Park, 5.9 mi. Northeast of Central Hamilton
Fantasea Tours (441) 236-1300 3.2 mi. Northwest of Central Hamilton
Segway Tours Bermuda (441) 236-1300 Ireland Island North, 3.3 mi. Northwest of Central Hamilton


If you are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Hamilton. For more details about local snorkeling opportunities, visit this page.


Going to a spa just might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, given the fact that there are 6 spas in this area. You can go to this extended discussion regarding spas in the area if you'd like to find out more specifics.


Fairmont Southampton Bermuda Resort

If you enjoy playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. Included is the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Hamilton
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Fairmont Southampton Bermuda Resort 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 instance, Fairmont Southampton Bermuda Resort offers the option of playing in the evening hours, after the lights come on.

Other Activities

Details concerning lots of other activities are shown below.

Other Activities In Hamilton
Name Type Phone Location
Athletic Club Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 295-6140 Downtown Hamilton
Cb Wholesale & Dive Watersports Equipment Shop (441) 292-3839 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Court House Squash & Wellness Central Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 292-8357 Downtown Hamilton
Court House Squash & Wellness West Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 295-3008 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Hamilton
K.S. Watersports Hamilton Watersports Operator (441) 238-4155 0.5 mi. South West of Downtown Hamilton
K.S. Watersports Hamilton Watersports Operator (441) 232-4155 0.5 mi. South West of Downtown Hamilton
Liberty Theatre Movie Theater (441) 292-7296 Downtown Hamilton
Lotus Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 296-5900 Downtown Hamilton
Marine Locker Watersports Equipment Shop (441) 295-9950 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Hamilton
Specialty Cinema & Grill Movie Theater (441) 292-2135 Downtown Hamilton
Yoga Centre Fitness Centers and Instructors (441) 295-7525 Downtown Hamilton

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