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Royal Naval Dockyard
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Built in the early 1800s, this dockyard is now the largest museum in Bermuda and features exhibits on the island's maritime history.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This was our first trip to Bermuda. We are always interested in the history of places we visit. The Royal Naval Dockyard has much history. Certainly on the things to do in Bermuda. Really enjoyed Commodores house. Highly recommended.

Thank deadlegsone
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Okay, perhaps this is a bit of an over statement. But if you're coming by cruise ship you'll likely dock here. So the dockyard becomes your local Bermuda town, with a mall, several eateries, good sized museum, a souvenir store masquerading as a pharmacy, a large fort reflecting the old world trying to establish its presence in the new world, and even dolphins to play with. And no ferry schedule or slow bus to contend with.
But do explore the rest of this chain of islands to view the many darling coves with their anchored boats, a picture postcard in the making.

2  Thank fisherdoc
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This was our second time sailing into the Royal Naval Dockyard. While it is a bit away from the center of the action in Hamilton; it does offer excursions and shopping. The ferry service conveniently transports tourists to St. George & Hamilton. We took advantage of the complimentary shuttle which brings you to the beginning of the shopping area. We found the shop keepers to be friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Nashna
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The walk out from the ship can be longer than one would expect to get to things.

If you have any option at all, do Not do any ferry service. They say the ferry runs all the time. Not really and it is so crowded to Hamilton you have to get on the return ferry time before you want to ensure you get back at all. I would seek a private taxi operator next time. These were not common to just get one off the ship. Taking the ferry ate five hours of our day and not that picturesque and very crowded.

The whole place is more rudimentary than I though it would be. It is just OK as friendliness goes and Service is decent if not super friendly. My impression of the locals is they were just going for efficient.

Malls and stores seem to start shutting down by five.

We never found a local place to eat. Not sure if the Locals were leery to provide suggestions or why.

You will get Lots of discouragement to taking a scooter. We did do this and it is left sided driving and Lots if stopping short. However, we wished we had done this sooner to better use our time Oleander scooter is close off the ship.

There are these mini electric cars to rent. We think there was one close but could not find it. Current is name of one of them but I think it was based farther away. Still only two person.

Lots of people walked to the $5 beach and liked it.

There is more to do off the ship if one looks.

We had a drink at the Pirate ship bar. That was a fun stop.

2  Thank LTWest98
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Make a point of visiting the Dockyard on your next trip to Bermuda! Lots of great shops, craftsmen, a very nice mall, delicious frozen yogurt, beautiful views, a number of choices for lunch, and Segway tours! Easy to get to via the ferry!

Thank Jen F
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