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Hartley's Undersea Walk

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12 Rockywold Road, Bermuda
+1 866-836-3989
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Hartley Helmet Diving in Bermuda
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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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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“his son” (16 reviews)
“sea life” (20 reviews)
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12 Rockywold Road, Bermuda
+1 866-836-3989
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our first experience with Greg Hartley's Undersea Walk that we had to do it again on our most recent visit to Bermuda (last week), and it was even better than the first. Greg even took my GoPro, secured it on a rod, and...More

Thank PJBlackstone
Reviewed 3 days ago

Read the reviews and they were right: a once in a lifetime sort of thing! The helmet offers a LOT of space (meaning I didn't feel claustrophobic) and the experience was incredibly easy. I DEFINITELY felt that I received excellent value for my money. We...More

Thank perc99
Reviewed 4 days ago

HIGHLY RECOMMEND! This was an amazing experience that I will never forget. Who knew you could train FISH? Seriously - they are trained and you will never forget the experience. If you arrive at the Royal Naval Dockyards via a cruise ship you can easily...More

Thank SMGleb
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, Greg is such an interesting guy! Very knowledgeable about marine life but also loves to have meaningful conversations on your way out to the dive site. The prep process was smooth and easy and I felt at ease the second we were...More

Thank Ksoul97
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my all time favorite cruise excursion ever, bar none. Actually it ruined me for traditional snorkeling, I won't bother anymore.More

Thank Jiminy13
Greg H, Owner at Hartley's Undersea Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Jiminy for the 5 star review and your affirmation that this is your all time favorite excursion. Snorkeling still has its advantages as you can do it cheaply in many places. You are also doing your adventure, so there is inherent value in that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My twin sister and I booked helmet diving for our 50th Birthday while on the Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda (June 4-11), We booked directly through Hartley's not the cruise ship. This was a one of a kind experience for our family! Everyone enjoyed this unique...More

Thank JerseyShore20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this excursion based on the excellent reviews here & having friends who did it over 30 years ago & raved about it. I opted not to do it 30 years ago because I was apprehensive about the helmet, etc. I am a good...More

1  Thank nancyalee
Greg H, Owner at Hartley's Undersea Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Nancyalee, for taking the time to compose such a thoughtful and balanced review. The water is now over 80 so the wet suits are not in full use. We did have one large fellow today that I had to give a weight belt to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the BEST time on Hartley's Undersea walk!! Greg and his son Ben are an awesome team!! They were kind, knowledgeable, and it is quite apparent that they truly love what they do! Greg took us down for about 40 minutes. During that time...More

1  Thank kendrafu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this excursion in advance based on TripAdvisor reviews. We cruised to Bermuda on the Norwegian Breakaway June 4-11, 2017. We opted to book excursions outside of the cruise line since we were in port for 2-1/2 days, and the cruise excursions did not...More

3  Thank dwarfs88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a complete waste of time and money. First the boat is just one step above the boat in Jaws. The dive was only 20 minutes of which he took pictures, which he pretty much almost forces you to take and pay additional for,...More

1  Thank msepe
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they take a picture of you with their camera or do you need to bring your own underwater camera?
March 30, 2017|
Response from Greg H | Property representative |
If you choose to have images of your experience underwater, all you have to do is smile....some extra money is required as well! I take special photos of you actually holding the fish or them posing in your photo. The photos... More
Tom P
We are going to be in Bermuda the week of June 15. Is the water too cold that we will need to wear wetsuits?
March 26, 2017|
Response from Greg H | Property representative |
Hi! Tom P, the water is never too cold for diving. When we start up (beginning of April), the water is right around 70, which is OK when wearing a wetsuit. By around June 15 the water will be around 80 and we will not be... More
How long is this excursion?
February 16, 2017|
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Response from Jan R | Reviewed this property |
Give yourself about 4 hours. This includes the boat ride each way and about 45 minutes per dive (per group).