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Address: 12 Rockywold Road, Bermuda
Phone Number: +1 866-836-3989
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Shallow water helmet diving tours were first started, world wide, by...

Shallow water helmet diving tours were first started, world wide, by Bronson Hartley in 1947. His youngest son, Greg follows in the original fish whisperer's foot steps, by conducting undersea walks departing from Dockyard in Bermuda.

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Hartley Helmet Diving in Bermuda
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Amazing experience

Yesterday I had the pleasure of experiencing helmet diving for the first time and it was absolutely amazing!!! As a Bermudian sometimes we don't take time to explore / support... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Warwick Parish, Bermuda
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Warwick Parish, Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Yesterday I had the pleasure of experiencing helmet diving for the first time and it was absolutely amazing!!! As a Bermudian sometimes we don't take time to explore / support local businesses and what the island has to offer. We get so used to paradise and forget to explore our own island!! I had the time of my life and... More 

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Greg H, Owner at Hartley's Undersea Walk, responded to this review

Thanks Butterfly for appreciating both Bermuda and our tour. Your action to look outside the norm to see the different even when it has always been there is commendable. This of course makes you an adventurous goat rather than the other animal that just follows. Please spread the word among your fellow Bermudians, as we will be getting less and... More 

Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter saw this advertised and wished to do it while we were on a one week trip to Bermuda. I had no preconceived notions but this experience is exactly as it says on the tin. Greg Hartley is a charismatic David Attenborough type character knowledgeable about marine biology and so enthusiastic about his product. It was astounding to see... More 

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Greg H, Owner at Hartley's Undersea Walk, responded to this review

Dear McDermov....Thanks for the 5 star review, and the generous comparison to David Attenborough. The amazing thing about photography is that it lets you experience now, in the present, events of the past and relive them. As time goes by and the memory of your Bermuda vacation fades, I invite you to stick your disc in your computer and relive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Part science, part philosophy, and a lot of character. Overall, Greg Hartley and the experience are unlike anything else I've seen. He has a great relationship with the fish at the reef (am I really writing that?) and it makes the experience. It is a great way to experience the reef and fish. The helmet is easy to get used... More 

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Greg H, Owner at Hartley's Undersea Walk, responded to this review

Thanks Fiore, for not only your 5 star review, but also your appreciation of your experience. No, it is not all about me 'making' the experience. You were on holiday, no stress, beautiful weather, turquoise water and Mother Nature at her best. The other stuff (me), is just whipped cream on your chocolate cake and ice cream. There may have... More 

New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful afternoon with Greg and his son as we explored the coral reef and learned about the different creatures that exist together on it. Having trained dogs for agility, I was amazed that the Angel fish swam thru a hoop multiple times before grabbing the bait at the end! Fish agility! Who knew there was such a... More 

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Greg H, Owner at Hartley's Undersea Walk, responded to this review

Thanks Autumn, not only for the 5 star review, but also for your appreciation on how difficult it is to get the fish (or any other living creature with a mind of its own), to do what you want. The obvious answer is to give them what they want. The secret it (Do not abuse this powerful information, ladies), is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on our 4th Bermuda cruise and decided to try Hartley's Undersea Walk. We had previously done the Bermuda Triangle Glass Bottom Boat excursions. I must say, if we tried this first as an excursion since our first cruise, we would not have tried any other. It was simply amazing. The dive requires no experience and is extremely safe. Your... More 

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Greg H, Owner at Hartley's Undersea Walk, responded to this review

Thanks Robert for your 5 star review. You must take responsibility for enjoying your tour so much. It is your perception that creates the value in your experience. You were having fun already, all we did was add water (and some friendly fish). The mantis shrimp is an amazing character. He sees in the ultraviolet spectrum of light as well... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not a diver so to be able to go under water and see the fish is amazing. All without getting your head wet. This was an amazing fun thing that is a must if you are in Bermuda. Greg is very informative and interesting. I saw the coral where the pink sand comes from, touched the fish and... More 

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Greg H, Owner at Hartley's Undersea Walk, responded to this review

Thanks Mustang for the 5 star review. People today got their heads a bit wet, as it was raining when the first dive went down. We wiggled out of the 'you get your money back if your head gets wet' policy, as there was some fine print regarding salt vs fresh water. LOL The very primitive life form that forms... More 

New Brunswick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an experience that shouldn't be missed. I went with a group of 5 and all agreed that this was a fantastic excursion. Hartley's no longer works with cruise ships due to their business practices so you have to book them independently. You can call them toll free and reserve your space. They take a credit card number to... More 

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Greg H, Owner at Hartley's Undersea Walk, responded to this review

Jan! Wow! Not only is your review a 5 star one, but it is also very informative. Certainly no slap dash review. Yours is very well thought out. I am not sure what to add. Thanks for taking the time to explain to inquiring goats as what their adventure will be like. Since we are no longer involved with the... More 

Paget Parish, Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you only do one activity in Bermuda, do this! I've taken guests on it a few times and it's always great. Greg is quite a memorable character. I've seen him calm scared adults and children. Andrew is a pleasure. It seems unbelievable that you can walk underwater with the helmets and touch the fish but you really can.

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Greg H, Owner at Hartley's Undersea Walk, responded to this review

Thanks Ginene13 for your 5 star review. The water is still warm and the seas quite calm. We will have to give you a repeat customer discount to encourage you to come again. Andrew will let you know when Charles is back on the case. For 31 days he has had a remora on him. He has not been able... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

back from yesterday's dive. it was an amazing experience. walking on the ocean floor and watching all the different fish and ocean life. the owner and captain of the trip was our guide providing names of the fish and taking us ariund on the reef. the 45 minutes or so beneath the water provided me with the opportunity that a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When asked what was your favorite part of our family Bermuda cruise, all 10 agreed- Helmet Diving! Our ages ranged from 16 to 64, and everyone loved it! It's a bit unsettling at first, but you quickly relax and totally enjoy it! Walking on the sea floor, interacting with tropical fish, and closely examining a coral reef compares with few... More 

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