Numerous sailing, fishing, snorkeling and glass bottom boat trips are offered from May through October, exclusively for Pompano guests. Some trips are offered more than once per week. During the months of June, July and August, a different boat excursion is typically offered each day of the week. The resort only features boat cruises/trips that have proven to be very popular. Pompano doesn’t receive any commissions from the boat companies and never marks up the boat’s prices. Sign up sheets for each water excursion are posted at the resort’s front desk.
SAILING EXPEDITION WITH A SNORKELING STOP
Captain Anthony Mello offers a terrific three hour sailing trip, from 9:30am - 12:30pm. He takes guests on an informative sail through the Great Sound and Hamilton Harbor aboard his beautiful 45 foot sailboat, "A.J. Wings". He will motor or sail into the "Paradise Lakes" section of the Great Sound for some snorkeling (snorkeling gear is included). The cost is $50 per adult and $35 for each child under 12 years old. The trip includes complimentary bottled water and sodas. Beer, wine and Rum Swizzles are available for $5 each. The resort will provide complimentary shuttle van transfers to/from the nearby Rockaway Ferry dock, where the boat picks up and drops off at. This excursion is available to Pompano guests only.
CABIN CRUISER SNORKELING TRIP
Join Captain Mark Roberts on his 31 foot Tiara cabin cruiser "Under The Sea" for a ride to the "Western Blue Cut Reefs" and the "Blue Hole". These are considered Bermuda's best off shore snorkeling locations - featuring shallow water, with amazing amounts of coral and fish. The trip will stop at Morgan's Island for a quick look at an island beach and a short nature walk. The cost is $65 per adult and $40 for each child under 12 years old for this 3 ½ hour excursion and includes all the snorkeling gear and bottled water. Beer is available for $5 each. Sign up sheets are posted at the resort's front desk. Mark can accommodate up to ten people, with a minimum of four people required. The resort will provide complimentary shuttle van transfers to/from the nearby Somerset Bridge Ferry dock, where the boat picks up and drops off at. This trip is available to Pompano guests only.
SUNSET HARBOR CRUISE
You'll enjoy a wonderful evening sightseeing adventure with Captain Mark from 8:00 - 10:30pm aboard his 28 foot power boat, "Sin or Swim". You'll cruise around the waters of the Great Sound and Hamilton Harbor, passing by the Royal Naval Dockyard and will feed the fish at the popular HMS Vixen boat wreck. Complimentary Rum Swizzles, sodas and bottled water will be served throughout the excursion. The cost is $65 per adult and $40 for each child under 12 years old. The resort will provide complimentary shuttle van rides to/from the nearby Somerset Bridge ferry dock, where the boat picks up and drops off at. This trip is available to Pompano guests only.
HAPPY HOUR SAILING CRUISE
Once or twice per week, captain Anthony Mello takes Pompano guests on a 1½ hour early evening sailing cruise (5:00 – 6:30pm) aboard his 45 foot sailboat, “A.J. Wings”. This popular cruise is a great way to unwind at the end of the day and to take in the sights and sounds of Bermuda as you enjoy a leisurely sail through Bermuda’s Great Sound. The $50 per person fee includes beer, wine, rum swizzles, bottled water and sodas. The resort provides complimentary shuttle van service to/from the nearby Rockaway ferry dock (where the boat operates out of).
REEF FISHING TRIP
Fishing captain, Bobby Lambe, has been taking Pompano guests reef fishing on his boat "Last Chance" for many years. His half day (4 hour) fishing trips run from either 8:30am – 12:30pm or 1:00 – 5:00pm and are always a lot of fun. They usually end with quite a few fish in the boat! Bobby will fillet some of your catch for you to bring back to have for lunch or dinner. He charges $100 per person and can take up to eight people at a time (he needs a minimum of four people – or $400 – for him to go out fishing). Sign up sheets are posted at the resort's front desk. Complimentary shuttle van rides to/from Robinson's Marina (where Bobby's boat operates out of) will be provided. Most of the reef fish that you'll catch will weigh between two and ten pounds. Be sure to bring your camera so you can show off your catch!