5 must-try watersports in Bermuda

By Hannah Barnard on 9th March, 2020

A trip to Bermuda would not be complete without a day on the water and with a variety of watersports on offer to suit all abilities and ages, there is no better way to see the island.

Experts in on-water activities and adventure tours, BDA Watersports certainly knows how to organize a memorable and exhilarating excursion. As Bermuda’s longest running watersports facility, the business has become well-known for amazing customer service, competitive rates, and unforgettable experiences. Here are five of BDA Watersports must-try activities…

Jet Ski Bermuda

Jet skis

Experience the exhilaration of flying across Bermuda’s crystal clear waters and weaving through coral formations, on brand new award-winning jet skis that can reach a top speed of 50mph. Visit secluded coves to spot turtles, feed fish at the wreck of The Vixen and ride under the world’s smallest draw bridge!

Prices start at $110

Boston Whaler

Boston Whaler

When it comes to boating, a Boston Whaler is the perfect watercraft for novice sailors. It’s easy to navigate, offers premium comfort and is pretty much unsinkable! The state-of-the-art boats are available in two sizes and can accommodate a party of up to six adults. With hospitality at the heart of this family-run business, BDA Watersports really do go above and beyond for their guests, providing all boat rentals with a complimentary cooler, water, and ice for the party, as well as bread to feed the fish.

This family-friendly excursion is a great way to explore Bermuda’s coastline with its secluded coves, islands, and crystal clear waters of the Great Sound and the Sea Gardens around Somerset Island.

Prices start at $200

Boat hire Bermuda - Pontoon


Take in the sights and cruise around Bermuda’s coastline in style with one of BDA Watersports new Pontoon boats. Accommodating up to 12 people, enjoy a day at sea while experiencing the luxury comfort a Pontoon boat has to offer.

Prices start at $325

Crystal Kayaks Bermuda

Crystal Kayaks

For a kayaking experience like no other, Crystal Kayaks is a must-do! If you are looking to get out on the water and discover Bermuda’s amazing marine life, then this is the activity for you. Designed for all skill levels, with high sidewalls that provide stability in the water similar to a canoe, while paddling like a kayak. The team at BDA Watersports will help create your own personal coastline tour, supplying you with a detailed island map and highlighting points of interest. What’s more, snorkel and fishing sets are available to rent, to complete your exciting excursion.

Prices start at $30

paddle boarding Bermuda


For those seeking a relaxed and leisurely way to spend the day, stand up paddle boarding is an excellent choice. Located in Ely’s Harbour, BDA Watersports is based in a well-protected bay offering fantastic conditions for SUP – beautifully calm water, even on windier days. With Sea Gardens close by, the area is a dreamy snorkeling spot, boasting an abundance of sea life, from turtles to tropical fish.

Prices start at $20

For further information or to book an activity, visit bdawatersports.com