King’s Wharf & Heritage Wharf, at the former Royal Naval Dock Yard, have been transformed to a tourist hot spot. This a great place to begin your Bermuda experience!
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Things to Do Around King’s and Heritage Wharf
If you are cruising to Bermuda and berth at the King’s or Heritage Wharf Dock Yard, be sure to budget some time to enjoy the area before you depart. You will need almost a day to enjoy all of the interesting activities at Dock Yard. When it is time to tour Bermuda we can help.
Here are some of the nearby attactions:
A Brief History
Now the main passenger terminals for all large ships visiting Bermuda, the King’s & Heritage Wharfs, at the Royal Naval Dock Yard, have become a central point for most cruise ship activity in Bermuda. The Dock Yard (as it is locally called), at the far western tip of Bermuda is often referred to as the Gibraltar of the west. Work began on the construction of the facility in 1809 and continued for several decades.
The Royal Naval Dockyard was a significant naval base for British Naval Ships in the Mid Atlantic during both world wars with a floating dry dock which was used for the repair of damaged ships. Many local craftsmen were trained at various technical skills during this period with apprenticeships on the site. In the 1950’s the British Navy abandoned the facility for the most part with the last personnel leaving in the mid 90’s.
Don’t expect to find an abandoned industiral facility when you arrive. The Royal Naval Dock Yard has been transformed into an attractive tourist Mecca with lots to do and see!
Cruise Passenger Tip:
When your cruise arrives there may be up to 7,000 other passengers, resulting in long lines for other forms of transportation. To avoid the wait or to keep your group together (taxis only carry 6 people), contact us in advance. Your friendly driver and limo-bus will be waiting for you!