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King's Wharf Royal Naval Dockyard Excursion Reviews

King's Wharf Royal Naval Dockyard cruise excursion
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Learn about King's Wharf's past and present on a tour of the Royal Naval Dockyard, a bastion of Bermudan culture, food and shopping.
Member Image Papa_Bob_New_Jersey
2 reviews
May 2015
We enjoyed the Segway Tour in Dockyard, $84.99 per person, which we also took last year. It actually leaves the Dockyard and explores various areas for about 1.5 hours. Learning to ride a Segway is easy and the training up front takes only about 10 minutes.
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Kim White
2 reviews
Oct 2014
This is where our ship docked. They have plenty to do. You can get bus token ferry stamps buy stuff to bring home and in that Yellow building, you can get your PASSPORT stamped without having to go to Front street in Hamilton. I'd suggest get your passport stamped bring it back to the ship put it in your safe. and go back on the Island with your drivers license and ship card. ---There's nothing to do on the island at night. Be safe don't rent a scooter.
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Bestsofboston
1 review
Aug 2014
Very nice! we walked all around, went to the mall and had fun at the rum cake factory.
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Crusing Bashi 48
1 review
Aug 2014

did a little shopping. ok

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Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Member Image 262Runner
2 reviews
Jun 2014

The Royal Naval dockyard is nothing more than a fortress turned retail. A good spot for souvenir shopping, but make sure you read labels if you are looking for authentic made in Bermuda. There is some history markings that tell the story of the dockyard, but I was rather disappointed with this as it was mainly shopping. We did eat at a restaurant that was Something & Onion. They served mainly British pub fare but they do brew their own beer. They have a nice IPA and English Strong Ale on tap but the food is expensive (but that is common for Bermuda).

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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image mdbd123
1 review
Jul 2013

Bermuda is a wonderful island. The tour guides are always friendly. Dockyard has a number of shops and restaurants now - much better than in past years. Child friendly and easily walkable. Loads of history all around you. Don't forget to taste the rum cakes and watch the glass blowing!

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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Metsfan30
6 reviews
Not Rated
Jun 2013

We docked in the Royal Naval Dockyard, at Heritage Wharf, adjacent to King's Wharf. Bermuda, as it was last year, was beautiful. We were there from Sunday morning to Tuesday late afternoon. On Sunday, we did a Glass-bottomed Boat Tour of the island. That was pretty fun, getting to see to island's coral system and fish. Monday, we went to Horseshoe Beach, the most acclaimed beach in Bermuda. We got there via a taxi, Psalm's Mini Bus Service. We tipped him extra to then come back and take us to Hamilton, where we wanted to spend the night. He completely stuck us up, and ditched us. DO NOT TAKE THIS TAXI SERVICE!!!!!! He was the lone bad spot during our three days on the island. Use anyone else for a taxi service, there were boatloads of them by the ship (Pun intended.) On Monday night, we went into Hamilton to have dinner. We ate at the Pickled Onion Bar and Grill, which was very good. On Tuesday, we stayed local and did a very challenging mini golf course right in the Dockyard. Also, we had the Dockyard to ourselves, as there were no other ships in port over that three day span (the Grandeur of the Seas was supposed to dock adjacent to us at King's Wharf, but the ship was still under repair from it's fire back in May.) Heritage Wharf, where we docked, was still under renovation as officials continued to extend the wharf to comfortably berth the brand new Norwegian Breakaway

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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Krazy8s
1 review
May 2012
Exactly what you would expect from a naval yard.
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Cruisinghappyfloater
1 review
Apr 2012
In port, we first took the bus to stop number seven to the broken glass beach. We found some beautiful pieces. The beach is small and not ideal for sunbathing, but the sea glass is abundant. On our way back to the ship we stopped at the bone fish grill for drinks and a snack. We were told that no food was available until 6pm despite several other tables eating full meals. We questioned the waitress, who told us that no one was in the kitchen and she didn't know how to cook. We left after one drink with our bill totaling $47.54 for two drinks an an ice tea. We did the nighttime Bermuda triangle glass bottom boat for $60 per person. You are taken out a few miles in the dark, the captain narrates a few tales while you sit crammed on deck in plastic lawn chairs. After a few minutes, you walk below. You lean against rails and view down at 3x4 foot glass openings. You can see coral and a few fish. You will not see colorful fish or anything spectacular. You are given a small Dixie cup of rum swizzle. We were not at all impressed by this excursion. We would not recommend the glass bottom boat at night.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International

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