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Bermuda Reef Explorer

Front St, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda
+1 441-535-7333
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Informative cruise

27 elderly passengers off a cruise ship were tenderly helped aboard the Reef Explorer and sat on... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
Portland, Oregon
Informative tour with unexpected highlights

While enroute to a secluded bay for snorkeling, our captain pointed out three sailboats practicing... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
William N
Buffalo, New York
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Bermuda's largest and most spacious custom built glass bottom boat offering 2 hour Glass Bottom and 3 hour Glass Bottom and Snorkel trips. Morning and Afternoon trips depart Hamilton Monday through Saturday.
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass bottom” (52 reviews)
“captain mike” (41 reviews)
“feed the fish” (13 reviews)
Front St, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda
+1 441-535-7333

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

27 elderly passengers off a cruise ship were tenderly helped aboard the Reef Explorer and sat on the upper deck for a slow trip out to the reef. During the trip we received an informative talk on Bermuda, its history, and economics. We were treated...More

3  Thank brwydave02
Reviewed 28 September 2016

While enroute to a secluded bay for snorkeling, our captain pointed out three sailboats practicing for the 2017 Amerca's Cup, which will be held in the ocean off Bermuda's coast. It was nice to watch the US entry, Oracle, and others from New Zealand and...More

1  Thank William N
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I wanted to take my son age 36, his girlfriend and my 28 year old daughter and her fiancé on a snorkel trip while my husband was on a golf tournament . We were on a cruise ship docked at the Royal Naval Dockyard and...More

1  Thank beachbum9453
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I was living there and only went on trip to take my brother. I am so glad I did! I had a fabulous time and saw a lot of marine life on the trip from Lobster to Grouper. We even got to see Bioluminescence! What...More

1  Thank nancypatdorsey
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I just wanted to thank Captain Mike and his wonderful team on the Reef Explorer for their wonderful treatment of Owen Ross and his family while on their Make a Wish trip to Bermuda. There was nothing that was too big or small for his...More

Thank bermudaproud
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Captain Mike is a native Bermudian and he loves what he does! He has been providing snorkel and boat tours his entire life. He knows great historical data on homes along the coast lines, and is super passionate about the recent revitalization of the sea...More

Thank mtuttelman
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My husband and I went on this excursion this afternoon, and it was great! Michael was friendly, interesting and informative. The trip was just the right mix of everything - fun, adventure and education! Highly recommend!

Thank ekkiefer2016
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Informative and highly personable staff. The tour was on time, well organized, very friendly and interesting. Highly recommended.

Thank Jonathan H
BdaTurtle, Manager at Bermuda Reef Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again someday.

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This was a fantastic excursion to do while we were in Bermuda. Michael was very friendly and informative of the island. There were six of us and we really enjoyed the cruise around the island. We saw many many sea turtles and lots of fish...More

Thank Mabell228
BdaTurtle, Manager at Bermuda Reef Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time spent with us on the water.

Reviewed 30 July 2016

My son and I took this tour on our recent trip to Bermuda. We wanted to snorkel, but also see some of the other sights. Micheal was knowledgeable without being condescending, answered questions he must have heard a thousand times with grace and entertained us...More

Thank lalaxton
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Questions & Answers
Lesley G
5 April 2017|
Response from BdaTurtle | Property representative |
We take you to the sea grass meadows during the glass bottom portion of the tour, where you will probably be able to watch the sea turtles surface for air. During the snorkeling portion of the tour it is possible to see the... More
Donna W
7 October 2016|
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Response from BdaTurtle | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. We have 2 Turtle Cove Glass Bottom Adventures booked for the Sirena departing on both days that you are in port at 10:00am from Hamilton, a short walk from where your ship will be docked... More
2 October 2016|
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Response from beachbum9453 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, We take scooters everywhere. I've never ridden the bus.