FAQ's

Q. Do we provide transfers?

A. Unfortunately, we are unable to pick up guests. The best ways to get to our center is by moped, bus, ferry or taxi.

Bus:

The number 7 and 8 run past our location. The number 7 is much more convenient, with the number 8 you will need to take the free hotel shuttle over to our location.

From the bus terminal on Church Street, Hamilton: Travel time is about 30-45 minutes.

From Kings Wharf, Dockyard: Travel time is around 25-35 minutes.

From St. George's: Travel time is around 70-80 minutes. Not including a bus change in Hamilton.

Taxi:

From Hamilton: Travel time is around 20-25 minutes. Cost approximately $25

From Dockyard: Travel time is around 15-20 minutes. Cost approximately $30

From St. George's: Travel time is around 45 minutes. Cost approximately $50
 

For more information on Bus and Ferry timetables visit the Bermuda Tourism website.

Q. Where can I stay while on Island?

A. We first and foremost recommend either the Fairmont Southampton Resort or the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club. However, if the Fairmont is full or you would like to know of other accommodation close by please visit the Bermuda Tourism accommodation page.

Q. What will the water temperature and visibility be?

A. Although we can't guarantee the conditions we can give you an idea of Bermuda's averages.

 

                 Temp        Vis

Jan            65°F          150-200ft

Feb            64°F          150-200ft

March        66°F          150-200ft

April          68°F          150-200ft

May           74°F          100-150ft

June          79°F          100-110ft

 

                  Temp        Vis

July            83°F          80-100ft

Aug            84°F          60-80ft

Sept           82°F          80-100ft

Oct            78°F          100-120ft

Nov            72°F          100-120ft

Dec            68°F          150-200ft

 

Q. Do we rent equipment for shore dives?

A. Unfortunately, we are unable to rent equipment for unguided shore diving. All of our dives are guided by one of our experienced instructor team from our dive boat Narcosis.

Q. Do we offer night dives?

A. We do run night dives from time to time. We need four or more people to do the trip. Usually, we dive from the shore right off the beach in front of our center.

Q. Do we offer gear storage?

A. Our dive center is equipped with a storage room where you can leave all your equipment for the duration of your stay on Island. We will wash and clean your BCDs regulators and wetsuits, before locking them in the center at night to dry. Alternatively you can leave your gear on the boat securely locked in the forward hold.

Q. What facilities do you offer divers?

A. Being located on the beautiful Fairmont Southampton beach we have access to all the luxuries of a 4-star hotel. Changing rooms and lockers are located in the bathroom as well as warm showers. There are outdoor showers for rinsing off. Across the beach is the Cabana Bar and Grill. Serving great food and drinks from 11 am to 5 pm. A small snack and gift shop is also located just above the dive center.

Q. What do we sell at the dive center?

A. We offer a range of Dive Bermuda branded merchandise, including t-shirts and baseball caps. We also sell sunglasses, sunscreen, jewelry, wreck maps, dry bags and a range of soft drinks.

Q. What courses do we offer?

A. We offer courses from open water to instructor, as well as a range of specialty dive courses. For a comprehensive list visit our courses page.

Q. What type of diving do we offer.

A. Generally our two tank morning trip is one wreck, one reef. Most of our south shore sites are located within a 10 to 15 minute boat ride from the dive center. The wreck sites between 55 and 75 feet in depth. The shallower reef dive is usually in the region of 30 - 45ft. We check in at 8.30am and try to leave as close to 9 am as possible. Depending on the location of the site we expect to be back around 12 pm, give or take 20 minutes.

Q. What do we need to bring with us?

A. If you are a certified diver please bring your card for verification by our dive crew. Onboard we have fresh water, sunscreen, and towels. There is also a marine head. You are welcome to bring personal possessions on board or you can leave them in the dive store. If you have valuables please ask our helpful dive crew who will store them behind the counter until you return from your dive.

Please leave your shoes in the dive center.

 

For further information please call +1(441) 238-2332 or email info@bermudascuba.com