KS Watersports Bermuda

 
 
One of the well known water sports operators in Bermuda, KS Watesports operates out of several locations: The Royal Naval Dockyard in Sandys, Hamilton City, and Southampton. They also have a limited operation in St. Georges. They offer several activities and guided water tours including Jest Ski safaris and Parasailing. You should book the tours in advance. You can also rent boats. 
 
Here are details of some of their offerings: 
 

Jet Ski Adventure

 
This is the most popular of all the Jet Ski tours offered by KS Sports. This 75-minute guided tour starts from the dockyard and goes around the western end water areas of the island. You will see the Somerset Bridge which is the smallest draw bridge in the world, and then get into the lovely Ely's Harbor. You will also see the partially submerged shipwreck HMS Vixen, and finally have a swim at Daniel's Head, one of the picturesque shallow water area with a lot of fish and other marine life and corals. One needs to be minimum 16 to ride the Jet Ski.  
 
 
 
We have found the tour guides (Mike and Marcus) quite knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. They stress a lot on the safety aspects and also provide instructions on the operations and safety requirements. There would be many other vessels in the water, so one needs to follow certain norms. During the swim break, you can ask questions about the places that you visited during the tour and the guides would be happy to answer them. Sometimes they would also show you some special skills with the Ski. The tour leaves from the Royal Naval Dockyard. 
 
Tour Duration: 75 minutes. Indicative Rate: $145 Single, $155 Double per jet ski. 
 

Jet Ski Hideaway Adventure

 
This 65-minute adventure leaves from the dockyard location and takes you around the central water areas of the island to explore beautiful coves, lakes, harbors, historic landmarks, secluded private islands and more. Some important sights include Paradise Lake, Hamilton Harbor, homes of the rich and famous, first seaplane airport in the island etc. This tour is suitable for all ages. 
 
Tour Duration: 65 minutes. Indicative Rate: $145 Single, $155 Double per jet ski. 
 

Jet Ski and Swim Adventure

 
This is a special 2 and half hour tour of the northern and eastern water area. You will pass by the historical forts that you can see across the coastline, secluded reefs, the Millionaire Row and many other attractions. They will also stop at a secluded beach for a swim. It's not a scheduled tour and requires a minimum of 3 jet skis for the tour to take place. The tour departs from St. George. 
 
Tour Duration: 65-75 minutes. Indicative Rate: $145 Single, $155 Double per jet ski. 
Check in at White Horse Tavern on the square in St. George's ½ hr prior to departure time. 
 

Jet Ski and Snorkel Safari

 
This is a two hour tour at the western end of the island. It includes all that the Jet Ski Adventure tour offers. In addition, it takes you to a great hideout for snorkeling, and you can see some great marine life and corals there. This tour doesn't have any scheduled timing. You will need to check out for the next available tour. There needs to be a minimum of two jet skis for this tour to take place. The tour leaves from the dockyard. 
 
Tour Duration: 2 Hours. Indicative Rate: $215 (Single), $235 (Double) per jet ski. 
 

Dockyard Jet Ski and Cliff Jumping Adventure

 
Departs Dockyard on Wednesdays only. Check in at least ½ hour prior to departure time at Island Tour Center Office (at dockyard). 
 
Duration: 2 hours. Indicative rate: Single $225, Double $245. 
 

Book a Jet Ski Tour

 
Rates by Viator 
 

Parasailing

 
KS Watersports also offers parasailing from the boat "Thrill Seeker" which operates from the dockyard. The boat can carry up to 12 persons. You will take off from the boat and land back on the boat without touching the water unless of course you want to. They have a harness type parasail which can carry two persons at a time subject to a maximum weight limitation. 
 
While the total time on the boat can be anywhere between 60 to 90 minutes depending on the number of people on the boat, average time for which you will fly is about 10 minutes. They take you to the Great Sound water area and also towards the northern shore water areas. 
 
Read: Great prasailing tours in Bermuda to know about the top tours and operators. 
 
Indicative Rates 
Dockyard Parasailing Adventure from Dockyard, 8-10 minutes fly time: Maximum 12 persons per boat. Indicative rate: $99 per person, Observer $50. 
 
Dockyard Parasailing Adventure and Eco Tour from Dockyard, 8-10 minutes fly time. Maximum 12 persons per boat. Indicative rate: $110 per person, Observer $50. 
 
Hamilton Parasailing Adventure, 8-10 minutes fly time: Maximum 12 persons per boat. Departs from Albuoy's Point (next to Hamilton ferry terminal) on Tuesdays and Fridays. Indicative rate: $99 per person, Observer $50. 
 
 

Boat Rentals

 
KS Watersports has introduced boat rentals that are available from their outlets in Hamilton, St. George and Southampton. They have several different types of boats. Fuel is charged extra. Snorkel gears, noodles, music system, food & drinks are offered at extra cost. 
 
23ft Premium Pontoon Boats that are available from Hamilton and Southampton. 
  • Can accommodate up to 10 persons 
  • 50HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine 
  • Includes boarding ladder at stern, large shaded canopy, built-in table for eating 
  • All safety gears 
  • Rate = Half day (4 hours): $355; Full Day (8 hours): $650 
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    23ft Premium Pontoon Boat 
     
    Photo: KS Watersports 
     
    16ft Boston Whalers that are available from Hamilton, Southampton and St. George 
  • Can accommodate up to 4 persons 
  • Built in cooler with complimentary ice 
  • 40HP Mercury 4-stroke engine 
  • Includes boarding ladder at stern, large shaded canopy 
  • All safety gears 
  • Rate = Half day (4 hours): $250; Full Day (8 hours): $375 
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    13ft Boston Whalers that are available from Hamilton 
  • Built in cooler with complimentary ice 
  • Can accommodate up to 3 persons 
  • Mercury 4-stroke engine 
  • Includes boarding ladder at stern, large shaded canopy 
  • All safety gears 
  • Rate = Half day (4 hours): $240; Full Day (8 hours): $365 
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    13ft Boston Whaler 
     
    Photo: KS Watersports 
     

    Location and Contacts

     
    KS Watersports operates from several locations: 
     
    Dockyard 
    Their main location is at the Royal Naval Dockyard in Sandys Parish. This is where most of the larger cruise ships dock (at Kings Wharf and Heritage Wharf piers). 
     
    Dockyard Watersports Center next to the ferry dock. 
    6 Dockyard Terrace. 
    Open seven days a week from 8am - 7pm. 
    Dockyard Phone: (441) 238-4155 
     
    Southampton 
    Waterlot Dock 
    Middle Road, Southampton, SN 02 
    7 days a week from 9am – 6:30pm 
    Southampton Phone: (441) 236 4155 
     
    Hamilton 
    76 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke, HM 08 
    7 days a week from 9am – 6:30pm 
    Hamilton Phone: (441) 232-4155 
     
    St. George's. 
    8 King's Square, St. George's,  
    Located at the waterfront of White Horse Pub and Restaurant
    Open daily from 9am - 5pm. 
    St George Phone: (441) 297-4155 
     
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    Visitors' Reviews and Comments

     
     
    Henry Sheehan (September 2015) 
    KS Watersports... their boats are not good. I anchored one of their boats, and suddenly the rope was floating in the water. you would think I was doing them a favor by swimming down and recovering their anchor, but nope, they charged me extra for the broken anchor. We also ran out of gas in the middle of the ocean because they were trying to save money. I should have left their anchor at the bottom of the ocean and let these scum bags recover it. DO NOT RENT FROM THIS COMPANY.... Worst people I've met during my week in Bermuda.