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Rising Son Cruises

#1 of 17 Tours in Hamilton Features Animals
Hamilton, Bermuda
+1 441-236-1300
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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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Hamilton, Bermuda
+1 441-236-1300

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great captains! Awesome time, cliff jumping, snorkling, paddle boats. I'm a pretty terrible swimmer but they look out for you which is reassuring. The rum swizzle didn't hurt either! Will definitely do again when we come back to Bermuda!

Thank Harpreet S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited Bermuda with my family last week and we went on Rising Son Cruises for a 3 hour excursion. It was the first activity that we did on the island and it was awesome!! It was a quick trip to our destination and we...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not impressed with this tour at all. Beautiful boat - but never put up the sails. Ample equipment provided. The spot they brought us to "snorkel" was terrible - very shallow murky water - very few fish. The "sail" was very short. Crew was great...More

Thank DenD222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great crew. Decent snorkeling. Fantastic excursion with teenagers. Very easy to use. Well worth the money.

Thank Megan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of four (including two teens) sailed with Captain Steve on August 8, 2017. Steve and his crew were so friendly and professional. They immediately put at ease the crowd of about 40, so we were all enjoying the sail soon after leaving the...More

Thank dcarlson9396
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had fun with this crew in the rising sun 2. Entertaining, knowledgeable and fun crew that gets right in and enjoys the trip right along with you! Highly recommend this adventure!

Thank MdBethesda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an awesome time aboard the rising son! The boat has all of the equipments and gear necessary for a water adventure. Since neither of us can swim one of the crew swam with to shallow ground (we did have life vests and noodles)...More

Thank ElleRoundTheWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm actually writing this review while on board the Rising Son II. I have lots of spare time because the snorkeling here at Deep Bay stinks. Sand bottom...no fish... The boat offers Kmart quality fins and masks... And noodles for flotation. If you've ever been...More

Thank newsanchor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We (one adult and 6 teens) went on the Rising Sun catamaran snorkeling tour through our cruise ( Norwegian Dawn). It was our first time on a catamaran. The ride itself was quite fun and smooth sailing (although we couldn't really use the sails as...More

Thank teap1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third trip to Bermuda and our third time on the Rising Son. We keep going back because of the fun, laid back experience, which is perfect for vacation. The Rising Son takes you out to a cove where you can snorkel, paddle...More

Thank njceb
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30 May 2017|
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Response from RisingSonII | Property representative |
Good Evening, We do have kayaks and other water toys available on the boat for everyone to use but if you are looking specifically for a guided kayak tour we would highly recommend Fantasea Dive& Water Sports. You can book... More
13 May 2017|
Response from RisingSonII | Property representative |
Good Day, thank you for our interest in Rising Son, this is absolutely a family friendly tour. We welcome people from all ages and ensure that they have appropriate equipment as well as safety. We look forward to having... More
Michael E
11 March 2017|
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Response from Nanzcat51 | Reviewed this property |
We had 80 when we went on May 18th