Family Fun - Sea Activities

Being an Island, Jersey boasts water activities and sports second to none. From Chartering a Sunseeker for the day to learning to surf we have it all. Any of the activities can be arranged by your hotel or direct with the companies themselves

Yacht & Boat Charter – 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. We highly recommend a picnic on Les Écréhous, an off shore reef between Jersey and France. Fishing Jersey Trips offer some of the best sea fishing to be had in the British Isles if not Europe from their fast 33 foot boat Anna 2 Trips can include wreck fishing, full days including lunch and evening trips.Wetwheels Jersey –  Wetwheels is a purpose-built power catamaran that allows disabled and disadvantaged people in Jersey to experience the sheer thrill of being at sea whilst being on a safe and reliable vessel. She can be used for fishing trips, exploring the coast or learning how to pilot the craft. Wetwheels Jersey is not just for local users. Wetwheels Jersey has opened up a world of opportunities for various organizations such as Maison des Landes and Holiday`s for Heroes Jersey, which already do so much to bring disabled visitors to JerseyRIB Charter – Available all year round. From short RIB blasts and day trips to private charter expeditions these are suitable for both adults and children. Enjoy a unique journey in an exhilarating custom-built Rigid Inflatable Boat, where you can view stunning scenery, resident wildlife and the islands multi-layered history provided by knowledgeable skippers.

Le Mourier Marine is proud to be the Channel Islands’ largest RYA Powerboat and Motor Cruising Training School, offering instruction from novice level Powerboat Level 1 all the way to Yachtmaster. Our expert team of skipper/instructors also offer bespoke charters across the Channel Islands and France in our fleet of luxury cruisers and RIBS, and we provide private vessel tuition and skippering on boats from 20 to 80 feet. Book your very own private charter aboard one of our exciting RIBs or Luxury Princess Cruiser for a great family day out exploring the very best Jersey has to offer in comfort and style!Jersey Seafaris offer regular boat trips and charters around Jersey’s magnificent coastline and offshore islands. Trips include: Dolphin and Seal spotting, Les Ecrehous, Les Minquiers, Sark, Chausey, and trips over to France for lunch/dinner. Jersey Seafaris are ideal for group bookings for corporate events, birthday, stag or hen parties. They have 2 RIBs which can take up to 12 passengers each. All of Jersey Seafaris skippers have an RYA Advanced Powerboat Certificate of Competence with a Commercial Endorsement.Island RIB Voyages – As professionals of the sea, we offer a range of boat trips from dolphin and seal spotting at Les Ecrehous to walking on a deserted sandbank at Les Minquiers, Island RIB Voyages has a trip to suit most ages and budgets. Explore the local and French waters and experience the dolphins, seals and other marine wildlife and scenery Jersey and the surrounding islands have to offer, whilst aboard our purpose built 12 seater RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat). Explore the crystal clear waters of the Ecrehous, Dolphin and Seal spotting or cycling in Sark or Herm or perhaps a lunch or dinner visit to Carteret., in the care of our experienced RYA qualified skipper’s.Surfing – 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 Sands. If you swim here 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.

Laneez Surf School, The White Hut, St Ouen 01534 744157, 07797714780 or 07846273807Jet Skiing – 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 machinesScuba Diving – 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.Inflatable Rides – Available throughout the season with an approximate duration of 15mins of thrills and spills. Suitable for both 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 enjoy the fun!Sup Boarding – Stand Up Paddle Boarding is a relatively new sporting activity that is an offshoot from surfing and is a great water sport for all ages. A great way to see the island from the sea and the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the islands dolphin population – if you`re lucky!Kayaking – 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.Water Skiing/Wakeboarding /Wind Surfing – There are three bays around Jersey where you can pay and ski – St Aubins, St Brelade`s and Gorey. Of the three for pure skiing St Aubin`s is the best but if you want a great sandy beach to lie on in between tows Gorey & St Brelade`s are the choice.Windsurfers are also available for hire.Kite Surfing – No matter what the wind direction there is always a bay with the right conditions for this sport in Jersey. Windmadness are the only Kite Surfing school in the Channel Islands and will provide all the equipment and lessons in this new sport that is becoming very popular.Speedboat Rides – Experience the thrill of a speedboat ride and capture the unique views that can only be seen from the sea. Remember to bring your camera as we get up close to Dolphins in their natural habitatSelf Drive Motor Dinghy HireCoasteering – Coasteering is the best way to explore Jersey`s amazing coastline and its abundant wildlife. Coasteering is the combination of climbing, swimming, caving and cliff jumps, which will excite and exhilarate you. Your professional instructor will guide you across gullies, swim into caves, tunnels and a Venus pool, and for those of a daring disposition you will be given opportunities to complete deep water entries from heights of up to 10m. All abilities are welcome and the trip will be tailored to the abilities of the group so all can enjoy this fantastic adventure experience.Sailing – The Jubilee Sailing Trust – We encourage islanders to become crew on the trust’s two tall ships, the only ones in the world designed and built to enable people of all physical abilities to sail side by side as equals.Wild Adventures, La Grande Route De Mielles, St Ouen – 07797886242

Wild adventures is an adventure company that provides adventure activities in Jersey as well as overseas. Jersey is a playground for the adventure enthusiast with a great variety of outdoor pursuits to choose from. With towering sea cliffs, stunning coastline, and award winning beaches. We cater for all abilities and believe the outdoors should be accessible to everyone. With our passionate and enthusiastic staff the experience offered will always be out of this world. We offer expert tuition and coach everyone with the upmost patience and care.
Jersey Adventures, 11 Le Jardin de La Fontaine, St Helier – 07797727503

Jersey Adventuresare the longest serving provider of adventure activities in the Channel Islands. Established in 1993 by John Fox they have been at the forefront of adventure in Jersey and commercialised coasteering in the Channel Islands, pioneering many new routes. Jersey Adventures pride themselves on quality of provision and only allow small groups believing in people development rather than production line adventure! Our community projects have helped to raise over £200k in recent years for local and national charities, which continue to grow with our own “Balls of Steel” adventure race.Valley Adventure Centre – Jersey’s All-in-One Activity Centre & Holiday Camp Set in a secluded and stunning natural valley in Jersey, we offer a fantastic range of adventure activities for all ages – all year round!

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