Things to do in Jersey

What to do in the Jersey Channel Islands

Explore What You Can do in Jersey

Jersey is an island that has something for everyone, whether that be walking along the gorgeous coastline, tasting the delicious cuisine, or getting wild and wet in an outdoor coastal adventure.

The island is riddled with a unique culture just waiting to be explored from castles to German fortifications, to National Parks and golden sandy beaches. For all ages and abilities, you will be bound to find something that will make Jersey your own little paradise that you might never want to leave.



There are many adventures waiting to be explored on this beautiful island. Jersey’s golden sands and crystal-clear waters make kayaking extremely tempting, and that’s before you discover the exciting wildlife that decorates its coastline.


If the sea is your calling, Jersey waves are renowned for their excellent surfing conditions. In the 1960’s, Jersey was the surfing hub of Europe and since then, the surfing scene has excelled with people still travelling from all over the world to take on its tides.


For those more comfortable on land, you can explore the island by bicycle and appreciate the beauty spots like the rock pools, glorious sandy beaches, and of course, the post cycle ice cream at one of the coastline cafés.


Orgueil Castle

You could visit Orgueil Castle on the east coast, fully complete with its looming towers and fascinating exhibitions displaying its previous life as a prison with fantastic views over Gorey harbour.

Jersey War Tunnels

For a more haunting experience, you can visit the Jersey War Tunnels which tell the chilling tales of what life was like on the island during the German Occupation.

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Park

You could also visit the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Park, the perfect place to learn about the animals that inhabit our planet and a fun day out for the whole family.

Spa Breaks

Jersey is the perfect place to unwind and escape from the stress of everyday life. There are many different spa breaks to choose from spread out across the island so you can opt for a St Helier stay with the buzz of the shops and activity, or you can pick a cosy coastal getaway with the golden sands and blue seas only a stone’s throw away.

If you have a little more time on your hands, Jersey hosts a range of well-being and spa retreats where you can meet likeminded people and feel ultimately pampered and rejuvenated, an ideal option for those looking for an ultimate island escape.


The VAT free prices combined with the exciting St Helier shops and the unique cobbled markets mean that shopping on the island is like no other experience. There are many independent shops that use Jersey’s local produce and skill to make crafts that you won’t be able to find elsewhere. Whether you’re looking for someone special, or simply a treat for yourself, Jersey will have the perfect gift hidden within the island treasures.

Don’t worry, there are plenty of cafes and places to sit and re-energise throughout the day. Make sure to try out some of the fantastic local Jersey food like the creamy Jersey potatoes or the traditional black butter.