St George Island, Bermuda
Saint George is the second town and former capital of Bermuda. It is known as the oldest continually inhabited English settlement in the New World. The town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site during the 1990’s due to its many fine heritage buildings, colonial streets and alleys.
The best way to see Saint George is on foot. Highlights will include Old Sate House, Somers Garden and the replica of Deliverance on Ordinance Island. Just outside the town center is Fort St. Catherine and Museum and Tobacco Bay which offers excellent swimming and snorkeling.
Things to See & Do
* Old State House
* Ordinance Island - Deliverance replica
* Snorkeling at Tobacco Bay
* Fort St. Catherine & Gates Fort
* King’s Square
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Bermudian dollar (BMD
Language – English
Land Area – 53.2 km² (Bermuda)
Population – 1,802 approx (Bermuda)
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below and two parallel flat blades Japanese style
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – 441
Port Location – Ships dock at Ordinance Pier in front of the Main Square in St. George’s Harbour. The town is within walking distance of the pier.
Transport Links -. Bermuda International Airport has daily flights to and from Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Newark, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto and Washington, together with less frequent flights from other US and Canadian cities. British Airways fly from London (Gatwick) to Bermuda and Eurofly operates a weekly flight from Milan via Munich.
Saint George is accessible directly from Hamilton by bus, and from the rest of the islands by changing buses in Hamilton, or by use of taxis.