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Rising Son Cruises

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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About Rising Son Cruises
Rising Son II is Bermuda’s most popular award winning Sailing Catamaran. Independently owned and owner operated, our life’s work is dedicated to superior service and customer satisfaction, with fun and class. Our vessel is a custom built 60 Ft Simonis Sailing Catamaran with all the amenities on-board you could ever need for comfort and entertainment on the water. Bermuda-born and Licensed Captain Steve ‘Squid’ Smith and his crew are knowledgeable, entertaining and fully qualified to provide you with the perfect day on the water. We will meet as strangers, but walk away as friends with memories of your time aboard the Rising Son II. We offer regular join-in tours May through November and are available for Private Charter year round. Rising Son II is the perfect vessel for sailing and snorkeling, cocktail cruises, corporate events and getaways, wedding and birthday celebrations and so much more. Your time with us is special, and we are committed to ensuring your every need is met while you are on-board– without distraction. As such, our friends at Island Tour Centre handle all of our tour bookings and payments.
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Overview
Explore the waters of Bermuda on this 3-hour snorkeling cruise aboard a catamaran. Sail through the island's aquamarine waters to a quiet spot on the Great Sound, then decide how you want to spend your time. Relax on the boat with a complimentary rum cocktail, or take to the water on a kayak, a paddleboard or with snorkeling gear.
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Although the crew was great the experience was very disappointing. The location they take you to for snorkeling was mediocre at best. We rented a moped and found dramatically better snorkeling at various beaches. They didn't even have enough paddles for the paddle boards they...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank hoginthewind
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked only one excursion on our recent trip to Bermuda, and we are so glad it was this one!! Bouy, Captain Tony, and Miles were so knowledgeable, personable, and just downright entertaining. Both my daughter and I had such a fantastic time and simply...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ceb72595
Reviewed 4 days ago

Book this boat from a Royal excursion. Super short walk from the ship to the marina and the Rising Son. The crew is amazing. Bouey, Miles and Captin Tony. They are knowledgeable of the island and surrounding. They are very personable, fun and professional. From...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sshawn365
Reviewed 1 week ago

This excursion was awesome. The crew was friendly with a great sense of humor. The Rum Swizzles were delicious. We even saw a sea turtle. I would highly recommend for anyone looking to see the most beautiful waters, with by far the coolest crew available....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Christinelebell
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing cruise. The staff is great, witty, knowledgeable, and extremely experienced. The catamaran is exceptionally clean, well maintained, with a restroom. The crew gets you comfortable with wit and humor but always maintain professionalism, it is easy to see they are for a good...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank stevec93ma
Reviewed 1 week ago

The snorkel/cruise trip was awesome! The crew is friendly and knows some great locations to see lots of cool caves and fish. We told the Captain it was our 15 year anniversary and he personally took us to see some cool snorkeling spots.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JohnFA52
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was just right. The boat and crew are perfect for this hour and a half trip into the sunset. It was a beautiful evening.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jdbobbitt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great catamaran tour, excellent staff and service. Well worth the time and money. We will do tjis again on our next Bermuda trip.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Steven A
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful sunset cruise; lasted over 2-hours. Great music, all the Rum Swizzle, Bermuda's unofficial national drink, you can drink and a beautiful sunset.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank FRANK S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this last minute and were so glad we did. The crew was funny, knowledgeable, attentive and had our safety in mind the whole time. It was a beautiful day and we had a great time. The boat was pretty full from the cruise...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Escape37423408026
August 14, 2019|
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Response from Mattshort1087 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is encouraged to go through the caves. And the are amazing 😀
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Escape37423408026
August 13, 2019|
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Response from Risingsoncruises | Property representative |
They both do depending on the day but more often than not it would be Rising Son (the blue catamaran)
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Escape37423408026
August 12, 2019|
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Response from Risingsoncruises | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for reaching out. We offer an inshore reef snorkel so we always anchor close to a small beach/cove (usually Deep bay but that depends on the wind) you can get to the beach/waste deep water easily. It takes about... More
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