A practical way to reach Royal Naval Dockyard is on a government-operated Bermuda Breeze bus, routes 7 or 8. A blue or pink pole typically indicates a bus stop. If the pole is blue, the bus travels from Hamilton to Dockyard; if the pole is pink, the direction of the route is towards Hamilton from Dockyard. You must have exact fare in coins if you pay cash; bills are not accepted. Bermuda is divided into 14 bus zones. Trips up to three zones cost $3; longer trips are $4.50. The cost of a token is $2.50 for three zones and $4 for up to 14 zones. (292-3851, gov.bm) Visitors can rent a scooter from Oleander Cycles, Bermuda’s numberone cycle livery, offering quality scooters at competitive rates. In Dockyard, Oleander Cycles is located at Cockburn Road (234-2764). The company provides instructions and a practice area. The Dockyard location is open when the cruise ships are in port. (oleandercycles.bm) Bermuda’s Sea Express ferry system provides residents and visitors a reliable, regular mode of transport. Ferries are an easy and convenient way to travel to Dockyard and affords passengers a perfect opportunity to see the island’s beauty from the water. The Blue Route serves Hamilton, Somerset and Dockyard ($4 each way). A seasonal Orange Route operates from April to November from Dockyard to St. George’s ($4 each way). (295-4506, seaexpress.bm) The most popular method of payment for visitors is the Transportation Pass, good for unlimited rides on the bus and ferry system. Passes are available for one day ($12), two days ($20), three days ($28), four days ($35) or seven days ($45). Reduced prices are available for children ages 5–16 ($2); children under 5 ride free. Buy tokens, tickets or passes in advance at the Central Bus or Ferry Terminals in Hamilton, or at the Visitors Information Centres in Dockyard, located at the the gazebo on Dockyard Terrace and adjacent to the cruise ship pier at Kings Wharf and Heritage Wharf. At the Visitors Information Centre, they have up-to-date information on local events, can book attractions and tours, and offer Wi-Fi and telephone cards. Don’t forget the free shuttle train that circles throughout Dockyard from 8:30 a. m. to 6 p.m., dropping and collecting at numerous stops.
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