King’s Wharf cruise port is also known as Royal Naval Dockyard. It is located on the western most Bermuda‘s tip, British territory. The building of this complex started right after the Napoleonic War. Its purpose was to serve as a British military outpost. In 1951, after the U.S. Military had established presence, it closed gates and turned into tourists destination with shops, museums, restaurants, theater, craft market and center for arts.
Since then, King’s Wharf cruise port is increasing its popularity as a port of call constantly. It attracts passengers from all ages.
King’s Wharf cruise port is in the itineraries of major cruise lines including Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Princess Cruises, Oceania and NCL. The cruising season is from spring to early autumn.
Kings Wharf cruise terminal
King’s Wharf cruise port has two docks – King’s Wharf and Heritage Wharf. They are located in the main area of the port right next to one another.
The complex at King’s Wharf cruise port covers around 6 acres and offers a lot of facilities. Everything is accessible within an easy walking distance from King’s Wharf cruise port pier.
There are a lot of transportation option opportunities. The only one, that is not available is rent-a-car.. Only residents of Bermuda are allowed to drive a car.
The fastest way to explore the area beyond King’s Wharf cruise port is by ferry. The daily pass for all ferries is $13. Ferries run from/to St. George’s, Warwick, Hamilton, Paget and Somerset. There is a possibility to hire a scooter.
The Train Company of Bermuda offers service from King’s Wharf cruise port every twenty minutes to different locations.
The taxis at King’s Wharf cruise port are rated per hour. The rate vary in the interval from $30 to $42. A taxi ride to Hamilton, for example, costs 35 dollars. There are taxi ranks at King’s Wharf cruise port terminal and near the National Museum.
The local bus service offers buses every fifteen minutes near King’s Wharf cruise port terminal (on Sundays – every hour). The last transportation options is hiring a bike.
Kings Wharf tours, shore excursions, hotels
City Tours and Shore Excursions
- Beaches: there are 34 and they all are unique. Bermuda is famous for its pink sand beaches. They are located on the south shore and are breathtaking.
- Clocktower Mall: the biggest shopping center.
- Dolphin Quest: see, touch and feed a dolphin. You can also watch performances or swim with them.
- Bermuda Maritime Museum: explore everything about the seafaring history in Bermuda.
- The Bermuda Craft Market: the largest marketplace on Bermuda. Buy clothes, glassware, jewellery, woodworks and more.
- Bermuda Rum Cake Bakery: taste those delicious Gosling rum cakes.
- Neptune Theatre: located on Victualling Yard is the cinema.
Hotels near Kings Wharf cruise port terminal
- The Fairmont Southampton Hotel
- Grotto Bay Beach Resort
- Coco Reef Bermuda
- Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa
- Surf Side Beach Club
- The Fairmont Hamilton Princess
- Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Resort & Spa
- Elbow Beach
- Aunt Nea’s Inn At Hillcrest
- Inverurie Executive Suites
- Royal Palms Hotel
- The Reefs Hotel and Club
- Rosewood Tucker’s Point
- Rosedon Hotel
- Pink Beach Club
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Port Kings Wharf cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Kings Wharf, Bermuda. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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