Home & Garden

Nature

Nature

Swim in Bioluminescence this Summer

Missed out on the glow worms? Don’t worry, you can see amazing bioluminescence in Bermuda’s waters any evening this summer. An evening swim in Bermuda wouldn’t be complete without glittering bioluminescent algae. At nighttime in the warmer months, the algae settle at the surface in great numbers, and let off pulses of eerie green light. Head down to any bay at night time and have a look for yourself. The little critters are stimulated by water turbulence, so as you…


Nature

Bermuda Beasts: Toads

The toad (Bufo marinus) is a characteristic Bermudian species, often lit up at night by you car’s headlights. These amphibians lumber along slowly with grumpy countenance, but despite their strange appearance they can be helpful to have in the garden.…


Nature

The Best Places to Watch Glow Worms

In order to view the glowworms, you have to sync up with their mating schedule. Two nights after the full moon and 56 minutes after sunset, glow worms can be seen taking part in bioluminescent spawning events that last between…


Nature

Bermuda Beasts: The Sixgill Shark

Although it’s incredibly rare to encounter sixgill sharks, there is reason to believe that there are more of them in Bermuda’s waters than any other species. Sixgill sharks have very distinct features and live in the dark depths off Bermuda’s…


Nature

Bermuda Beasts: Spotted Eagle Rays

Seeing a spotted eagle ray, no matter how many times you've done so before, is always special. Their long thin tails, beautiful triangular wings and spotted backs make this species of ray visually unique and seeing them fly out of…

Nature

6 Things to Know Before You Visit Hungry Bay

Permission to visit Hungry Bay must be granted in advance of your visit, as it is located on the other side of a collection of private residences. The Hungry Bay nature reserve is protected as a Ramsar site, of which…