Blo-Karting (like go-karting but wind powered) provides a unique year round experience in beach adventure and Jersey’s flat, sandy bays provide the perfect location for it. Fun for individuals, families and larger groups of friends, Blo-Karting is easy to learn and suitable for all ages and abilities.
On an island with a diverse coastline, coastal traversing is the ideal way to discover an alternative Jersey. Explore the many caves, rock formations, natural pools and secret hidden beaches while clambering over rocks and swimming across gullies in the care of experienced professionals.
Jersey’s hundreds of miles of coastal roads and country lanes make it the perfect destination for cycling enthusiasts of all ages. So much so that the island now has a network of ‘green lanes’ with a speed limit of 15 mph as well as a number of dedicated cycle routes. Jersey Tourism has devised a selection of recommended cycling itineraries to showcase the island’s natural beauty. Please visit: www.jersey.com/cycling
With a number of significant shipwrecks and a wide diversity of marine life, Jersey offers many fascinating diving opportunities.
Bouley Bay Dive Centre – a PADI approved diving centre, which also organises trips to the other Channel Islands and France.
The opportunities for shore fishing in Jersey are endless, and visiting anglers discover a wealth of marine life in the island’s harbours and breakwaters, including black bream, mullet and conger. For the more adventurous, inshore waters can be fished for bass, bream, rays, turbot and brill from one of the many charter boats available. And the reservoirs at Val de la Mare and Queen’s Valley offer fly fishing for trout from April to October, while coarse anglers can fish at Dannemarche and Millbrook reservoirs from June to March.
Aviation enthusiasts can take to the air for a trial lesson with the Jersey Aero Club under the tutelage of an experienced instructor. Alternatively, if you prefer to watch rather than participate, the annual International Air Display takes place in September and forms part of the Battle of Britain fundraising week.
As an island, Jersey offers the ultimate in maritime adventure, and yachting and sailing enthusiasts are spoilt for choice.
Go Sail – sail to a variety of destinations including island bays, the Minquiers and Sark.
Kayaking is a great way to explore the parts of Jersey that other boats can’t reach.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
One of the fastest-growing watersports in the world, Stand Up Paddle Boarding adds a whole new dimension to riding waves, or just exploring our great coastline.
With a big fitness benefit, Paddle Boarding has plenty of people learning a whole new way to play in the ocean. Stand Up Paddle Boarding offers a major ‘all-body’ workout which is low impact and a lot of fun.
The ultimate adrenaline rush is available courtesy of Skydive Jersey. All jumps take place onto the beach at St Aubin’s Bay. Beginners aged 16 and over can enjoy a tandem skydive with an instructor.
Jersey boasts some of the most exhilarating surfing in Europe in the renowned St Ouen’s Bay, as well as Grève de Lecq, Plémont and St Brelade’s Bay. Jersey is a fantastic location in which to learn to surf or body-board boasting some of the most consistent waves in the UK.
Splash Surf Centre – The Splash Surf Centre operates from the iconic Splash surf ‘shak’ which has been at the heart of Jersey surfing and the venue for international competitions since the early 1960s.
Jersey Surf School – a British Surfing Association approved school offering lessons, beach safety and equipment hire.
The ultimate sport for thrill seekers. You’re strapped loosely on to a wake board-style surfboard, harnessed to a kite and you work with the wind and the waves to power across the ocean.
Windmadness Watersports – Jersey’s only kite surfing school offering kiteboarding, landboarding, kite buggy and power kite lessons.
For those who like to combine the thrill of surfing with the skill of sailing, Jersey’s sandy bays are ideal for beginners and enthusiasts alike.
Jonos Watersports – based in St Brelade’s Bay, Jonathan Steventon and his team provide friendly, qualified instruction in windsurfing and dinghy sailing as well as equipment hire.