For something a bit different, how about island hopping to some of Jersey’s neighbours or take a trip over to France. Experience the true diversity of the Channel Islands, each with their own personality and story to tell, and easy to reach from Jersey.

Get a taster of our Channel Island neighbours.

A view of Guernsey on the horizon with Le Lande bunker in the foregrounde
St Peter Port cobbled town street

On the horizon.

Jersey to Guernsey day trip.

In just over an hour by fast ferry or a 20-minute flight you can get from Jersey to Guernsey, and be strolling through Guernsey’s harbour capital, St. Peter Port. Enjoy your day trip to guernsey by breezing through this seaside gem with its harbour views, salty sea air and hilly cobbled streets that lead through to boutique shops, foodie spots and dinky cafés. Just don’t enjoy yourself too much and forget to come back.

You can get to Guernsey by boat with Condor or step aboard a plane with Blue Islands.

Jersey to Sark day trip.

Arriving in Sark feels like stepping back in time. Welcome to a place where the fastest thing on the road has four legs and a tail, and the pace of life trundles along at an easy clip. Make the most of your Sark day trip and explore the length and breadth of the island by foot, bicycle or even horse and cart with wide open sea views in every direction. Take a morning dip in Dixcart Bay in perfect solitude, spin through winding country lanes on two wheels, before refuelling with a sea-foodie lunch and a crisp glass of white. When the day is done, roll out a blanket and stargaze under some of the darkest skies in Europe. Travel to the island is by boat only, directly from Jersey or from Guernsey.

From Jersey to Sark

Manche Iles Express operates direct ferries several times per week in the summer months. making day trips from Jersey to Sark super easy. Journey time is approximately 1 hour 10 minutes, and the ferry leaves from Elizabeth Terminal.

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From Guernsey to Sark

The Isle of Sark Shipping Company Ltd. runs a passenger and freight service between Sark and Guernsey throughout the year. Journey time is approximately 55 minutes.

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Top tips for a perfect day trip to Sark.

Take in the stunning scenery of this Channel Island on a walk or cycle along La Coupee or Dixcart Bay, or dine the afternoon away at one of the many eateries available on the island. Hire bicycles on arrival to ensure you can take in most of what the island has to offer, or take a horse drawn carriage tour for a relaxing and slower paced way to explore.

  • Capture lots of images on your camera for the memories of a unique day trip to Sark. You will want it to capture some of the wonderful species of birds and possibly even Dolphin spotting for your ferry crossing.
  • Hire a bicycle when you arrive, or if you prefer to pre-book a horse drawn carriage to show you around the island – don’t forget to stop off on little Sark.

Enjoy your visit to Sark!

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Jersey to Herm day trip.

Herm is a little gem. At a dinky one and a half miles long by a half mile wide, what our smallest Channel Island lacks in size, it more than makes up for in simple beauty. Slow down time and discover a place with no wheels, forget cars or even bicycles, as you set out on foot and breathe in the fresh sea air at your own pace. With windswept coastlines, secluded beaches to get lost on and an authentic local watering hole at the Mermaid Tavern, there’s plenty here to while away a few perfect hours on a day trip to Herm.

Located 3 miles from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, the only way to arrive in Herm Island is by boat – either on one of the Herm Island passenger ferries from Guernsey, or aboard a private vessel.  Therefore, when travelling from Jersey you will need to travel via Guernsey or look at one of our charter partners below.

The Herm passenger ferry, Isle of Herm, takes just 15 minutes from St. Peter Port Harbour in Guernsey with tickets available from the harbour or via the online booking portal.



Across a cobbled causeway from Guernsey, you will find Lihou Island. Offering a real adventure, you can explore ruins, the tidal Venus Pool and RAMSAR wetlands and marine reserves.

Lihou is a birdwatching paradise with over 150 species to observe and is ideal for rockpooling. Perfect for a day trip from Guernsey, or for a group overnight stay at Lihou House.

Hop over to Lihou

Jersey to Alderney day trip.

Alderney is home to historical sites, golden beaches and rich wildlife. With 30 miles of winding lanes and trails you can explore their award-winning museum, hop aboard the Channel Island’s only railway and settle in for some renowned birdwatching. The capital, St. Anne, is filled with excellent restaurants, showcasing a huge range of homegrown produce.

Discover Alderney

A stone’s throw away from the French coastline, you can access Alderney by air and sea from the UK, France and neighbouring Channel Islands.

Whether you want to wander around the cobbled streets of St Anne’s, hire a bike or explore the island by boat, with its many historical sites, rich wildlife and the channel’s only railway, there is so much to discover in this Channel Island.

Hop across to Alderney


From Guernsey to Alderney by air

To visit Alderney from Jersey by air, you will need to travel via Guernsey or Southampton.

Aurigny provides a number of daily flights, year round, between Guernsey and Alderney lasting around 20 minutes, allowing easy connection to and from Guernsey airport.

Blue Islands have several flights per day throughout the year from Jersey to Guernsey which will allow you to connect for your onwards Journey to Alderney with Aurigny.

From Guernsey to Alderney by sea

For those who prefer to travel by sea, you can also take the daily ferry, in peak season ,from Guernsey to Alderney. The journey takes 1.5 hours. There is no direct ferry service from Jersey to Alderney, you would need to first need to travel to Guernsey by air as above or by sea with Condor Ferries.

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How about a day trip to Belle France?

Saint Malo walled city surrounded by the sea

Jersey to Saint Malo day trips.

For a flavour of France, take a day trip to Saint Malo and visit this historic walled city. Just over an hour away from Jersey by ferry, Saint-Malo’s lively maze of cobbled streets and medieval ramparts are dotted with restaurants, shops and boutiques to explore. Share a chilled bottle of vin blanc with someone special over Breton crêpes and classic Moules À La Creme, all drenched in French sunshine, then potter through quirky souvenir shops and find something effortlessly chic at a French boutique – ah, la vie en rose!

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Jersey to Carteret day trips.

Where else can you hop over for lunch in France in about the time it takes to cook a fry up? A quick 30-minute RIB trip can whisk you to the French coast and the foodie market town of Carteret, where you’ll find everything from Breton crêperies to Michelin star-studded bistros serving up local fruits de mer. Book a day trip to Carteret with Island RIB Voyages or Jersey Seafaris, and soak in the real French vibes before hopping back to Jersey for a lazy afternoon.


Explore Jersey’s archipelago.

Les Ecréhous

Just six miles off the east coast of Jersey, it only takes 15 minutes on a thrilling RIB ride to arrive at Les Ecréhous, a network of reefs and islands. France is so close you’d be forgiven for thinking you might be on French soil. The islands are, however, part of Jersey.

Explore Les Ecréhous

Les Minquiers

Home to one of the largest tidal ranges in the world, explore Jersey’s archipelago and discover a submerged coastal landscape of reefs and islands, revealed at low tide. Walk, wander and swim around this unique habitat before it’s reclaimed by the sea.

Explore Les Minquiers

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