Jersey offers some incredible varied activities for such a small Island.
We have selected some of our favourites and put them into the three categories below, please click on them and see how much is on offer on our beautiful Island. Please click on a category below for more information on Jersey’s activities.
Sky Diving – www.skydivejersey.net
As far as we know Jersey is the only place where its ski dive club has on its website “jump dates and times, varying according to tidal conditions” this is due to the fact that they use the beach as there landing site so they can only jump at low tide! One of the beautiful aspects of skydiving over Jersey is the view of the whole Island, it’s dramatic contrasting coastline, the other Islands and the French coast. Best view you can get!
Learning to Fly – www.jerseyaeroclub.com
Not only is it VAT free, learning to fly in Jersey also gives the student pilot the advantage of operating from a busy commercial airport, with a supportive air traffic control service in Class D airspace and Class A airways to master. Student pilots learn radio work in both British and French Airspace making flights outside the U.K. a less daunting proposition once qualified.
Flight Training Courses for JAR Private Pilot License (PPL), Night Rating and Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) are available Trial Lessons are also available
Jersey with its cliffs on the north sandy beaches on the south and green lush fields in between has more than its fair share of land based activities for a 45 mile square Island. There are three 18 hole golf courses to choose from. For walkers Jersey offers natural beauty of cliff paths and green lanes, even when you live here you’ll never explore them all.
Jersey Safari Tours
Safari Tours run daily from 9am – 4.30pm (April to October) – www.jerseyadventures.com
Les Petits Trains
Trains depart from Liberation Square, St. Helier – hourly from 10am – Audio Tours Daily
Chartering a boat for a fishing trip or just a sunset champagne cruise around the south coast bays isn’t as expensive as you may think especially if you are with a group of friends.
- Jersey Sailing – www.jerseysailing.com
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- Sealife Sailing – www.sealifesailing.co.uk
- Raleigh Sailing – www.raleighsailing.com
- Jersey sea fishing trips – www.tarkaseatrips.com
- Tarka Sea Trips offer some of the best sea fishing to be had in the British Isles if not Europe from their 12 person boat Theseus II.
Jersey is blessed in having one of Europe’s best surfing beaches, the five mile St Ouens Bay. This beach has numerous surf shops and surf schools and the always great beach café Big Verns. If you swim on this beach make sure you are in-between the flags of the lifeguard stations as the waves and currents can be big. If you have never surfed have a lesson you’ll love it. If you’re already a great surfer, get ready for a good day.
School of Surfing
01534 – 744157
Atlantic Waves is owned and run by local surfers, whose knowledge and love of the sport is matched only by their enthusiasm. All instructors are British Surfing Association approved and follow their strict guide lines. Courses start from a 1 1/2hr surfing and body boarding taster class to a 5 day fun packed week where you will be taken through each level of surfing and body boarding, as well as surf life-saving and beach safety – ensuring a total understanding of surfing, so that you can enjoy the sport in a safe, fun way. The only requirements necessary are to be able to swim 50 metres unaccompanied and to be 8 years or over.
Jersey Surf School
St. Ouens Bay
01534 – 484005
The Jersey Surf School are very passionate about surfing, they use the safest coaching methods and proven teaching systems, ensuring everyone who joins succeeds, regardless of age or experience. They are a British Surfing Association Approved Centre and the coaches are qualified beach lifeguards and experienced instructors.
Perfect for all the family to enjoy, experience the exhilaration, learn more, ride more waves and your confidence will soar.
Surf shop and school – www.cisurf.com
With all the fun taken out of driving these days there is no better way for a speed junky to have fun than on the water with a jet ski. With St Aubin’s Bay you have a vast space of water enclosed on three sides by land proving a perfect venue to enjoy these toys
Jet Ski Hire – www.jerseyseasport.com
We don’t really need to say much – if you like fishing you’ll love island life. Charter boats fish the wrecks, reefs and off-shore sandbanks creating some of the best angling in the British Isles.
Charter Fishing – www.tarkaseatrips.com
Anna II Fishing Trips – www.fishingjersey.co.uk
With clear waters, abundant marine life, numerous wrecks from the treacherous rocks and Second World War, Jersey has recently become a playground for divers. there are many wrecks known to be lying undiscovered in Jersey waters. There are several dive shops and dive boats running shore diving and boat diving as well as dive courses.
The Bouley Bay Diving Centre
PADI 5 star facilities
Tel: + 44 (0) 1534 866990
Dive store, compressed air, servicing, boat dives and beachwear and dive school.
Tel: + 44 (0) 1534 880934
Available all year round. From 1 hour standard trips to 1 day private charter expeditions. Suitable for adults and children.
Enjoy a unique voyage in an exhilarating custom-built Rigid Inflatable Boat, combining stunning scenery, breathtaking wildlife, intriguing history and professional commentary.
For more information please visit www.purejersey.com/activities
Available all year round. Approximate duration 10 – 15mins. Suitable for adults and children and a great activity for groups.
Take an exhilarating ride on one of the Banana Boats, Inflatable Rafts or the Double Ringos and experience a totally unforgetable trip across the bay.
For more information please visit www.purejersey.com/Activities
Gorey Beach and St Brelade’s Bay both have kayaks for hire. Kayaking is a great way to explore the coast and rock pools at your own gentle pace. At St Ouens Bay you can also hire surf Kayaks to enjoy the waves.
Surf and Sun Water Sports in St Brelades Bay – www.surfandsun.co.uk
Water Skiing/Wakeboarding /Wind Surfing
There are three bays around Jersey where you can pay and ski – St Aubins, St Brelades and Gorey. Of the three for pure skiing St Aubins is the best but if you want a great sandy beach to lie on in between tows St Brelades is the choice and also offers windsurfers for hire.
Water Skiing/Wakeboarding – www.jerseyseasport.com
Surf and Sun Water Sports in St Brelades Bay – www.surfandsun.co.uk
No matter what the wind direction there is always a bay with the right conditions for this sport in Jersey. Conjuring Kites Kitesurfing School will provide all the equipment and lessons in this new sport that is becoming very popular.
Conjuring Kites Kitesurfing School
Tel: + 44 (0) 1534 618548