Visitors' Reviews & Comments
Joe Lafornara (February 2018)
I will be in Bermuda on celebrity cruise in may. My son & wife are joining my wife & I who will be celebrating our 50 anniversary. The men want of golf 2 of the 3 days. We wanted to go to port royal golf, but the travel agent says it is 90 minutes away by cab. It doesn't look like its that far. What are the closest courses to the cruise pier and what are the approximate cab fares. We want to have tee times in advance . We are also interested in Turtle Hill. We will need to rent clubs and cart. Thank you for your assistance.
Raj (Bermuda-Attractions.Com) February 2018
Hello, Port Royal Golf Course is only 20 minutes drive (8 miles) by taxi from Royal Naval Dockyard, and Turtle Hill Golf Club is further 10 minutes away along the same route. Both are in Southampton.
Marianne Paoletti from Canada (June 2015)
Hi Raj, I have been reading many of the forums but have not been able to get all of my questions answered based on what information I have read. My husband and I are arriving via NCL on July 12th and are hoping to golf Monday (July 13th) and possibly Tuesday, the day we leave. I have already contacted the courses for fees and tee times; however, we are finding everything very expensive and are trying to find the most economical and time efficient way to travel to the courses, both Port Royal ( which I see is near King's Wharf) and Tucker's Point, which is much further away. My questions are: #1- how long would it take and what would it cost to go to Tuckers Point golf course from King's Wharf (Monday, July 13th p.m.) and by which method of transportation? #2 - how long would it take and what would it cost to go to Port Royal golf course from King's Wharf (Tuesday, July 14th a.m.) #3- is there a pass (bus/ferry) that would work for both trips on these 2 separate days. #4 - are scooters affordable (cost $) and can they be combined in our excursion(s) to the golf courses, seeing that we are renting our clubs? We would appreciate any help you can give us as our trip is fast approaching and we would like to confirm our Tee time(s)
Raj (Bermuda-Attractions.Com) June 2015
Hi, You haven't mentioned your tee time. You can take the morning ferry to St. George (35 minutes) and then bus #1 or #3 for Tucker's Point Golf Course (6 miles, about 20 minutes). From the bus stop you will need to walk for about half a mile to reach the course. Port Royal is about 6 miles from dockyard and will take around 20 minutes by bus (#7 or 8). From the bus stop, you need to walk for about 600 yards. You can buy 2-day transport passes which will give you unlimited access to both public buses and ferries for two days. Since you will be renting clubs, you can also rent a scooter from dockyard (Oleander Cycles has an outlet there). You can have lots of flexibility with a scooter and easily adjust your time. Indicative scooter rental rate is $55-60 per day for a double seater, while a 2-day bus/ferry pass will cost $31.50 per person.
Linda (May 2015)
Hello, Just ordered your ebooks! We are planning a golf excursion while we are in Bermuda. Do you have any suggestions on which courses and how do we get there from the dockyard? Thanks so much,
Raj (Bermuda-Attractions.Com) May 2015
Hi, if you are taking a cruise, then Port Royal in Southampton and Riddell's bay at Warwick would be convenient. If you are not carrying golf kits, then bus #7 or 8 from dockyard, otherwise take a taxi.
Dave Coffey (April 2015)
I would like to play 2 rounds while in bermuda next month. I am playing Port Royal and looking for a suggestion of another course. Although Mid Ocean is top notch, it's a bit too expensive. Can you recommend 1 or 2 courses ?
Raj (Bermuda-Attractions.Com) April 2015
Hi, you can consider Riddell's Bay Golf Course in Warwick.
Dave C (April 2015)
Will I be allowed to carry my golf clubs on the bus to get from Hamilton to Port Royal or Riddells Bay Golf courses?
Raj (Bermuda-Attractions.Com) April 2015
Bus drivers usually won't allow golf kit. You should plan on a taxi instead.
Katie (March 2015)
Hello, I will be coming in Sept via cruise ship. I would like to send my boyfriend to the golf outing at the Fairmont. what would be the best way to get him to and from the Fairmont from the dockyard in your opinion. From what I see is it true a taxi would be 40-50 bucks each way????? thank you
Raj (Bermuda-Attractions.Com) March 2015
Hi, taxi is the only way as you can't carry golf clubs etc on a public bus. Yes, taxi fare would be around $40 each way. If he plans to rent the golf clubs, then he can take a bus from the dockyard.
Celeste Harlacher (July 2013)
Thank you for this incredibly detailed website. I have been pouring over getting even more excited about our upcoming cruise to your island paradise docking at the Navy Shipyard. We will be exploring July 23-25th. We have two golfers with us who are anxious to try your one of your courses. We know there are private and public ones. Any suggestions as to which one(s) to contact, since we know the prices are steep, especially if they book it through the cruise line? Can they bring their clubs on a ferry/bus to get to a course? Should they book a tee time before we go to ensure availability? Thanks so much for your assistance.
Raj (Bermuda-Attractions.Com) July 2013
Hi, I suggest that you book the tee time in advance. There are two local companies that offer online booking of tee time. You will get the rates for all the courses in their websites and then decide on the one that fits your budget. Here are the websites:
Frank A Ruggiero
My family and I are celebrating my wife's and our 40th wedding anniversary my son-in-law and my other daughter's boy friend and my self would like to play golf. We need a tee time for 3 in July will it become difficult to get one and when should we notify you .we will be coming in by cruise ship the summit to St. George's. any help or suggestions will be mostly appreciated.
Frank, July falls in high tourist season of Bermuda. So the golf courses are likely to busy that time. However the good news is that St. George's Golf Course has been reopened. It was earlier closed due to construction work. I would suggest you book the tee time well in advance. There is now a facility to book the tee time online. Visit www.tee.bm or alternatively call up 441/234 4653 which is a central number for reservation.
We will be in your country for 3 days in November. We will play golf on Wednesday Nov. 9th, 2011 and would like to consider playing at your course. Please send us the fees that you would charge for that day. Please include greens fees, cart rental, club rentals and any other fees or taxes. Thank you
Please contact the Golf Club directly for the rates and other information. Since I do not know which course you are planning to play at, please choose the course in this page. You will find the contact numbers there. Unfortunately most of them do not have email address. So you will need to call them up over phone. For reservation at any of the Bermuda government owned courses, there is a central phone number: 441/234-4653. You can also visit the website www.tee.bm for reserving tee time.