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Byways Tours

SN BX, Bermuda
441 535 9169
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: How did I get here? My claim to fame on this little Island . I am the granddaughter of a Lighthouse Keeper. I come from a long line of Lighthouse... more » Owner description: How did I get here? My claim to fame on this little Island . I am the granddaughter of a Lighthouse Keeper. I come from a long line of Lighthouse Keepers (Gibbs Hill Lighthouse) and am a 6th generation Bermudian. My grandfather was the last of the last lighthouse keepers before Gibbs Hill went electronic, and I grew up in the house that is attached to lighthouse. My passion in my tours stems from the passion for the Island that I call home. I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you to Bermuda and sharing our Island Magic.- Heidi « less
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Aurora, Ontario, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

As many other's who like an adventure, we found Heidi here on Trip Advisor. Once again, we lucked out as Heidi knows her way around the island and has a deep understanding of the culture and sight seeing opportunities. We had a great local lunch and even had a chance to go to the sea glass beach which was great!... More

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Atlanta
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We always do our homework whenever we travel, looking for the best that each place has to offer. After reading all the positive reviews of Heidi and her Byways Tours, we gave her a call. It was very last-minute (we had booked a snorkeling tour but cancelled for a number of reasons), but luckily Heidi was able to add our... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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182 reviews 182 reviews
44 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I booked this tour after reading reviews on Trip Advisor and I'm so glad I did. We were on a 5 day cruise to Bermuda, with an overnight dock stay. There were five of us, including my 72 year old parents and our 10 year old son. Heidi was right on time picking us up. My son got to sit... More

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

You guys made the tour and Noah had me chuckling the entire trip. Thank you for such a great review. I hope you return to our beautiful Island !!! More

colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We spent a day with Heidi and her dog on a 6 hour tour of Bermuda. Heidi being a native of the island was very helpful in taking us to places you would never find on your own. Our tour included five other people who fit in well with us. As part of the tour Heidi also provided a fine... More

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

Thank you. Thank you !!!! Please come back to Bermuda soon !!! More

Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We recently started off a wonderful week in Bermuda by spending the day with Heidi, and her trusty co-pilot Buddy (a sweet, blind pup). As it was Bermuda Day, the traffic was chaotic, but that didn't stop Heidi from getting us around, skillfully arranging the schedule and hitting some backroads (and no roads!) to get us to all the places... More

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

Good Gosh !! I give this review two thumbs up ! I can't believe that I came before Buddy and the fish sandwich !!! Barb this had made my day ! Thank you ! You're never going to let that "off road" detour go... are you ! More

St. Louis
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We just returned from a cruise to Bermuda. We spent our first day in Bermuda on a tour with Heidi and Buddy. We learned so much on that tour. Bermuda is absolutely beautiful and Heidi gave us a picture of life there. We learned so much and made many stops so that we felt we had experienced Bermuda and not... More

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

Thank you thank you !!! More

New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Located this tour company thanks to Trip Advisor. Using email, reserved three slots on tour for May 7th, about three months prior to cruise to Bermuda. Emails were quickly responded to by Heidi. Met Heidi on day of tour at designated time and location. Tour proved to be all promised and more. The glowing reviews above are all very much... More

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St John-in-Cornwall, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
21 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We visited Bermuda by cruise ship on 23 April and took a day tour with Heidi who is Bermuda Footsteps/Byway Tours. Heidi is a true Bermudian who was just a joy to correspond with and to spend a glorious day with. Eight of us, who had met on Cruise Critic, met Heidi, along with her lovely little dog, Buddy, on... More

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columbia, SC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

we were fortunate enough to tour with Heidi and Buddy last Monday. Heidi knows the island well and is very flexible. The weather wasn't great and some attractions were closed, but Heidi made the best of it. The fish sandwich lunch was one of the best meals that I had in Bermuda

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Heidi must be one of the nicest people you will ever encounter! Her knowledge of the Island, along with her stories of childhood adventures in the lighthouse, make for a fantastic way to spend a day exploring Bermuda. She definitely went out of her way for us and we will not forget this. Bless you Heidi (and Buddy), we definitely... More

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