Free and Inexpensive places to visit in Bermuda

Yes, that's right the following places are F R E E 

All the Forts – Scaur Hill Fort, Fort Hamilton, Fort St. Catherine and Museum, Alexandra Battery, Devonshire Fort, Ferry Island Fort and Burnt Point Fort, Fort Cunningham, Fort People, Fort William, Gates Fort, King’s Castle, Martello Tower, and St. David’s Battery.

Railway Trail – is great if you’re up for a walk with a beautiful view there are a few trails around the island.

The Unfinished Church - is located in St. George's. The Gothic ruins are a UNESCO world heritage site. You can stop here and then find a bunch of Forts on this end of the island. Make sure to visit St. Catherine's and Alexandra's Battery while you're on the end of the island.

Royal Naval Dockyard - is a very great area. You should definitely plan on spending a few hours walking around and a few more hours for the museum. On my last trip museum was $7.

Caves

Cathedral Cave (free) is located on Grotto Bay Resort property. You'll notice that the entire island of Bermuda is a very at your own risk place. So, proceed with caution. Once you park, walk towards the water and stay towards the left. You’ll eventually see a small warning sign, that's the entrance. Walk down the steps and hang out in the cave for a bit. The water can be a bit chilly but go for it, have some fun, take a dip. Blue Hole Water Sports rental is also on the property where you can rent out a boat or set up dives.

Blue Hole Hill  (free) is pretty hard to find without a local—I'll try my best. Again, this is also at your own risk. How to get there—if you're coming from the Airport towards Hamilton Parish you'll cross over the bridge (The Causeway) and it'll be a small park on your left hand side, called Blue Hole Park. If you hit Swizzle Inn on your right, you've gone too far. Like I said, this cave is pretty hard to find so if you spot people walking on the path in this area, ask them if they know where it's at.

Follow the path, keeping the ocean on your left until you see a small pond to your right. Depending on the season you might really have to look through the trees to spot it. Once you get to the pond stand with your back to the pond. Using clock position for directions, 12 o'clock would be straight in front of you and 3 o'clock would be right. Your 2 o'clock is where the final path to the cave is located. Follow that all the way down and have fun in the creepy dark caves! Literally, it’s pitch black inside. Make sure to bring some good shoes and a flashlight.

Below are inexpensive things to do.

Fantasy Caves & Crystal Caves are a really great way to learn about the caves and their history. Last time I was there the prices were: $22 each or $30 for both caves.

Gibbs Lighthouse –was built in 1846 out of cast iron and it was actually the second one in the world. You can go inside the gift shop, buy a ticket, climb up 185 steps and enjoy one hell of a view. There’s even a door that opens so you can walk around the lighthouse outside.

Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo - Totes adorbs animals all over!!

Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute - (BUEI) is very informational and they just announced a new exhibit, Bermuda Triangle: Unlock the Secrets. Hopefully this is still open in May, because I absolutely cannot wait to see this!!

 

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