The Experience

  • 4hr private snorkeling excursion / boat charter (extra hours can be added)
  • Range of charter snorkel boats for up to 10, 12, 18, 24 & 50 persons
  • Discover vibrant coral reefs and gorgeous sea fans
  • Discover wildlife and several fish species
  • Charter boat passes several key coastal landmarks along the way
  • Perfect for snorkelers of all skill levels
  • Varying points of historical interest to see and learn about
  • Friendly and knowledgable captain/crew

* Snorkeling spots are subject to change based on marine and weather conditions

Snorkeling FAQ's

Yes, all snorkelers should know how to swim, in order to participate in this activity.

Quality snorkel gear is provided for all snorkel guests complimentary. This includes mask, fins and snorkel – 1 set per person.

(Guests can bring their own snorkel gear onboard with them should they prefer)

Absolutely. If you own your own mask, snorkel or set of fins that you are comfortable with then please feel free to bring it with you and onboard.

You can expect to see many variations of fish along with vibrant coral reefs, sea fans, brain corals, and on occasions sea turtles, rays, lobsters and more. Our guests always enjoy spotting parrot fish and angel fish too when visiting some of our larger coral reefs.

Onboard our snorkel boats, we have proper quality snorkel vests that range in many sizes, plus we also carry onboard flotation noodles for guests who prefer to snorkel with one.

Yes we do. Masks sizes are suitable for kids and we have fins that fit children of all sizes as well.

(Please note that some of our snorkeling excursions have a minimum age of 7 years old to participate)

* Private Boat Charters which include the activity of snorkeling for our charter guests do not have a minimum age requirement to participate.

Beginner Snorkelers are welcome on almost all of our snorkeling excursions, unless the excursion specifies that it is for experienced snorkelers only.

Please Note: A K.S. WaterSports crew member or captain will be happy to show you how to put on your snorkel gear properly and give you any tips or pointers on how to snorkel.

As much as we would like to say yes, due to changing weather/sea conditions, sometimes we must alter routes and locations for our snorkeling tours so that our customers have the best overall experience. Snorkel tour descriptions and locations listed on our website is where we mostly take our snorkeling tours when weather conditions are good, which in Bermuda is almost all of the time.

Generally you should bring a towel and a bathing suit. It is recommended that you are wearing your bathing suit prior to the tour due to the lack of changing facilities at our locations or onboard our vessels. Some other things to consider are waterproof cameras, sun block (non spray type) or sunglasses, and a plastic bottle of water.

For our Jet Ski & Snorkel Tours, we have dry lockable storage on our floating docks at all 4 of our watersports locations, which is suitable for small amounts of belongings that you do not need to take with you on a jet ski.

Yes there are some restrictions for our Snorkeling Excursions. Please see below for persons who may not be able to partake on our Snorkeling Excursions:

– Women who are 3 or more months pregnant.
– Children under 7 years old (excludes private boat charters)
– Persons who have limited mobility.
– Persons who have or have had any heart related issues or seizure related issues.
– Persons who weigh 300lbs or more (due to safety reasons)
– Persons who do not have the strength to go up and down a swim ladder without any assistance.

– Persons who are 60 years and older should get a letter from their doctor / medical practitioner stating that they are in good physical health to go snorkeling offshore.

* Please note that some participants may need to fill out and sign a liability waiver prior to partaking on our Snorkeling Excursions.

Group sizes onboard our snorkeling excursions are much smaller than regular and larger snorkeling tour boats, which means our guests receive a more personalized tour and snorkeling experience.

* Our captain and crew ensures you receive a fantastic snorkeling experience.

General FAQ

Yes, most definitely. Jet Ski Tours, Parasailing, Snorkeling, Boat Rentals and Boat Charters are very popular, and during the peak summer months we have many visitors who seek fun and adventure on their vacation.

You should secure your reservation in advance to avoid disappointment.

You can book your excursion, activity, tour or rental online on our website, or call our reservations number at (441) 232-4155 or (441) 238-4155.

Our Dockyard Location reservations are handled by Island Tour Centre, who are only Dockyard Sales booking agents for K.S. WaterSports tours departing from the Royal Naval Dockyard location only.

Our K.S. WaterSports Hamilton, Southampton and St. George’s location reservations are handled by K.S. WaterSports directly.

 

Phone reservations: When making a reservation by phone, make sure you specify which location and activity you would like to book, (K.S. WaterSports Jet Ski Adventure, K.S. WaterSports Jet Ski & Swim Adventure, K.S. WaterSports Jet Ski & Snorkel Safari, K.S. WaterSports Snorkeling Adventure or the K.S. WaterSports Parasailing Adventure. Very Important!

No we are not the same company, and Island Tour Centre is just a booking sales agent for K.S. WaterSports and our Dockyard Location tours. K.S. WaterSports has always been an independently owned and run business, but in 2010 we decided to partner with Island Tour Centre in Dockyard who are now sales booking agents for K.S. WaterSports and all our Dockyard location tours and excursions. They handle all our Dockyard Location reservations for K.S. WaterSports. K.S. WaterSports is still operated independently and is not affiliated with Island Tour Centre. All emails that are sent to the  email address come straight through to us directly.

This booking partnership was designed to give our guests an easier and simpler way to walk in and book their excursions, tours and rentals which depart from our Dockyard Cruise Port Location. Our Hamilton, Southampton and St. George’s location activities, tours, rentals and boat charters are handled by K.S. WaterSports directly by calling (441)-232-4155.

You must show up at least a half an hour before your scheduled tour or rental time, unless otherwise stated on you reservation ticket / receipt!
This is very important so plan accordingly and make sure you give yourselves plenty of time to get to our locations early. No refunds will be given to persons who are late, missed their tour or didn’t show up. Also please make sure you show up to the correct location for your tour or rental! See our locations page for information on how to get to any of our 4 locations.

Boat Rental guests must ensure that they arrive 30 minutes before their rental time as this will guarantee that a K.S. WaterSports representative will be there on site to give you and your group their orientation prior to your boat rental departure. (If you’re group is running late then we will still require the driver of the rental boat to be at our facility 30 minutes prior to their scheduled departure time, to receive their boat orientation and instructions on boat safety and boat operation). Very Important!

Yes we do. Most tours, excursions and rentals require 24 hours advance notice before your tour or rental departure time, unless stated otherwise on your reservation ticket/receipt. You must speak to a representative of K.S. WaterSports or Island Tour Centre to cancel your booking, not a message left on our answering machine or an email. Please make sure you call the correct K.S. WaterSports branch where you made the reservation with. No refunds will be given for any persons who missed their tour or rental time or did not show. A full refund will be issued if a tour or rental is cancelled prior to the 24 hour notice.

Please note that all our K.S. WaterSports boat rentals have a 48hr cancellation policy requirement.

Boat Rental Public Holidays: We require 7 days advance notice to cancel a rental boat reservation on a Public Holiday or Long Holiday Weekend.

K.S. WaterSports Dockyard Location Telephone Number 1 (441) 238-4155
K.S. WaterSports Southampton Location Telephone Number 1 (441) 236-4155
K.S. WaterSports Hamilton Location Telephone Number 1-(441) 232-4155
K.S. WaterSports St. George’s Location Telephone Number 1-(441) 297-4155

Identification is only necessary for persons 21 years or under who are driving a Jet Ski on one of our Jet Ski Adventure tours or for persons 21 years or under who are renting any of our kayaks, SUP’s or equipment.

The legal minimum driving age on a Jet Ski Tour is 16 years old, but ID must be shown for all drivers 21 years old or younger. ID is not required for Parasailing, Jet Ski passengers, or Jet Ski Drivers 22 years or older.

Picture ID, Passport, or Drivers Licence are acceptable forms for identification. A printed passport scan of ID page & picture is also an acceptable form of ID

We accept MasterCard, VISA, Amex and Cash.

To secure an Activity, Excursion, Tour or Boat Charter time slot in advance, you must pay up front in full with a credit card or with cash.

For all our Boat Rentals, Pontoon Rentals, Kayaks and Paddle Board Rentals, these activities must be secured with a credit card along with the damage deposit.

No experience is required to participate on our Jet Ski Adventure Tours, Parasailing Adventure & Eco Tour, Parasailing Adventure, Sunset Tours, and most Snorkeling Tours. Beginners are welcomed. Instructions and Orientation will be provided to all participants before departing for a tour.

Some of our tours and rentals do have age restrictions:
Jet Ski Tours – No children under 4 years old
Parasailing – 5 years or older
Whale Watching Tours – 5 years or older
Boat Rentals – No infants or children under 1 years old permitted onboard. All boat renters/drivers must be 18 years or older to rent or drive.
Snorkeling – No children under 5 or 7 years old, depending on which snorkeling tour type you choose.
Boat Charters – Varies depending on Charter vessel / type chosen. See Boat Charter Page for details.

Yes we do have dry lockable storage at all four(4) of our water sports facilities (in Dockyard, Southampton, Hamilton & St. George’s). Space is limited so please bring the fewest amount of belongings with you. No big bags, backpacks, coolers, or large items please.

If the weather is bad and the manager, tour operator or captain sees it unfit to go out in, you will be refunded in full, or re-scheduled on a different day or time slot if desired. Only a K.S. WaterSports employee can confirm a cancellation or cancel a tour or rental due to weather and within the 24hr cancellation period. If a person does not show up for their scheduled tour time or rental time and the tour or rental can or does go out, then there will be no refund given to the persons or group that did not show. In Bermuda it can be raining one second and twenty minutes later the sun can be out shining, so make sure you show up at our location on time and are ready to go in case the tour or rental does go out. (For boat rentals, pontoon rentals, kayaks & paddle board rentals – it is recommended to call us 2 hours before your scheduled rental time if the weather is looking bad. We will assess the weather and sea conditions at that time to determine if it is safe and still good to let our boat rental customers go out in)

If you have a Jet Ski Adventure reservation booked already which departs from our St. George’s location, then walk over to the Sea Express Ferry Terminal in Dockyard and take it to St. George’s which normally takes around twenty minutes to get there once onboard the Fast Ferry. When you arrive in St. George’s just walk over to K.S. WaterSports which is located at the White Horse Pub & Restaurant. Please make sure you view the correct Ferry schedule times for that day and give yourselves plenty of time to get to our location at least a half an hour before your scheduled tour time. Alternatively you could use other methods of transportation like buses, taxies, mopeds, or mini buses if staying at hotels or guest houses.

If you have a Jet Ski Adventure, Parasailing Adventure or WildCat Adventure booked already which departs from our Dockyard location, then walk over to the Sea Express Ferry Terminal in St. George’s and take it to Dockyard which normally takes around twenty minutes to get there once onboard the Fast Ferry. When you arrive in Dockyard just walk over to K.S. WaterSports which is located at the “Dockyard Watersports Centre” which is right next to the Dockyard Ferry Terminal and across the street from the Bonefish Bar & Grill. Please make sure you view the correct Ferry schedule times for that day and give yourselves plenty of time to get to our location at least a half an hour before your scheduled tour time. Alternatively you could use other methods of transportation like buses, taxies, mopeds, or mini buses if staying at hotels or guest houses on the island.

If you have a Jet Ski Adventure, Parasailing Adventure or WildCat Adventure booked already which departs from our Dockyard or St. George’s location, then walk over to the Sea Express Ferry Terminal in Hamilton and take the Fast Ferry to Dockyard or St. George’s. When you arrive in Dockyard or St. George’s just walk over to K.S. WaterSports which is located at the “Dockyard Watersports Centre” in Dockyard, or at the White Horse Pub & Restaurant in St. George’s.

Please be advised that Parasailing and WildCat Adventures operate from our Dockyard location only at this time. Jet Ski Adventures are available from all three of our locations – Dockyard, Hamilton and St. George’s.

Please make sure you view the correct Ferry schedule times here for that day and give yourselves plenty of time to get to our location at least a half an hour before your scheduled tour time. Also make sure you take the Fast Ferry to the correct K.S. WaterSports branch where your scheduled tour departs from.

Alternatively you could use other methods of transportation like buses, taxies, mopeds, or mini buses if staying at hotels or guest houses on the island.