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Address: SN BX, Bermuda
Phone Number: 441 535 9169
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Description: How did I get here? My claim to fame on this little Island . I am the...
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
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An Extensive Tour with a Kind and Knowledgeable Guide

I agree with all the details presented in other reviews so I won't repeat too much. We traveled the island from "tip to tip" and saw so many things (gardens, secluded beaches... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I agree with all the details presented in other reviews so I won't repeat too much. We traveled the island from "tip to tip" and saw so many things (gardens, secluded beaches, dock yards, town of St. Georges, etc.). Heidi customized our tour by taking my mother-in-law past her childhood home which was so sweet of her. It's a long... More 

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Shrewsbury, New Jersey
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74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We couldn't say enough about the time spent on this tour with Heidi &(Buddy) it was amazing. Not only the information but the places that you would be taking two he would've never thought of when your own if you're only here for a short time make no mistake this is the best way to see Bermuda hear the history... More 

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Archdale, North Carolina
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My wife and I have taken many, many tours while cruising and visiting many places but none have been better than the one that Heidi provided for us. She "under promises and over delivers" with a 5-6 hour tour that was more like 7 hours that included 7 scenic stops plus a lunch break with a meal of fish sandwiches... More 

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you for this wonderful review !! What a great picture of you two under the moon gate ! Best wishes to you both... and don't forget Buddy and I on this little Island. We hope you'll return ! More 

Columbia, Maryland
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were a group of 4 and had signed up with Heidi based on the fabulous evaluations posted on TA. The evaluations were right on. Heidi was a pleasure to be with and she certainly knows a lot about every aspect of Bermuda’s culture, history and environment. She provided a special step to make it easier to enter and leave... More 

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

What a wonderful review ! Thank you so much ! I was so glad that the stairs made everything easier. It's not easy when you are not altogether mobile, and I'm glad that with the steps the two wonderful ladies were able to get out and see more. The pleasure was mine in meeting the four of you !! And... More 

new jersey
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My husband and I cruised to Bermuda in August 2014. I booked this tour based on the positive Trip Advisor reviews. We only had one full day so I am very glad I booked a tour with Heidi. I just cannot say enough about how satisfied I was with this tour. Heidi (and her little dog, Buddy) took us to... More 

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this wonderful wonderful review !! I always tell guests that Bermuda being expensive is a myth. There are many apartments and small guest houses that offer a very reasonable rate. You have taken advantage of our "off season" which means that the rates are even more reasonable. If I may be so bold as to advertise... More 

Nutley, NJ
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Heidi gave us a wonderful tour. She is so knowledgable about the island and a fun person. If you are going to see the island this is the tour to do!

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

This review is short and sweet ! Kind of like me ! Ha ha ha ha !! Thank you so much for taking the time to write it, but more importantly for choosing to share your vacation with Buddy and I. Take care of yourselves and be sure to return to our beautiful Island !!! More 

New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My wife and I travelled to Bermuda with my parents and are so glad we chose Heidi's tour. There were a few rain showers in the morning so Heidi switched up her normal routine to bring us straight out to St George and work our way back to the Dockyard. By the time we reached Gibb's light house, the weather... More 

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much ! The fish sandwich gets great reviews again. I shall be sure to pass this on to them ! They have a new Chef. His name is Anthony, and he seems to be fitting right into the family. Thanks as well for liking my paintings. It's kind of a joke on the bus, that the tour... More 

Milford, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The morning we started out the weather was raining lightly and hazy so Heidi modified her schedule so we got to Gibbs lighthouse in the afternoon when it was clear. We had lunch at a park and could watch the re-enactment of dunking of a scold. She was mad as Hell and wasn't backing down. We saw turtles, fish, and... More 

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

A view from the Lighthouse should be taken with as clear a day as possible... and I'm glad to say that everyone stuck with my decision ! The dunking at St. George's is very touristy - but I get a chuckle out of something in it every time... and I've seen it about 300 times ! Thank you so much... More 

Canada
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91 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Visiting this lovely island for only the second time, my wife and I reserved a couple of spots with Heidi through her web site. We arrived by cruise ship at the Dockyard. Heidi was there on the pier, right by our ship the Summit, with her excellent van and Buddy, her furry wonderful co-guide. (Buddy knew where all the shade... More 

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BermudaOnion2013, Manager at Byways Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much !!!! I always get a kick at watching who saunters to the Ice Cream Parlour, and who barrels across the street for a Swizzle ! I love when visitors explore our Island further. I stand by my statement, that one of the best ways to view the Island is from the other side (the water). Renting... More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Heidi is the classic example of someone who is great at her job ! She gave us such an authentic, heartfelt tour, taking us to both places traveled by the masses, like the legendary Swizzle Inn, and into nooks of the island that made me feel like we were in on a secret. Further, being a Bermudian several generations in,... More 

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BermudaOnion2013, Owner at Byways Tours, responded to this review

Your father edged me on the entire way ! I'd like to say that he was a great co-pilot, but he kept asking me why I was driving on the wrong side of the road ! In regards to the Coke-Zero: It was Sea Side Grill that laughed me back on the street.... They didn't even know that Coke-Zero existed... More 

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Address: SN BX, Bermuda
Phone Number: 441 535 9169
Location: Caribbean  >  Bermuda  >  Southampton Parish

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