Our island is just nine miles by five, making it easy to fit plenty of fun things to do in Jersey into a weekend or an extended break. Delve into the island’s colourful past or dive into our natural playground. Recharge on a relaxing break or shop ‘til you drop with a dose of retail therapy. Whatever kind of holiday you’re dreaming of, you’ll find it here and it’s all on your doorstep in Jersey. How will you spend your island time?
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It’s been an exciting year in Jersey, with bucket-loads of new places to stay, play, eat and drink popping up here in our Curiously Brit…(ish) island. Here, we bring you our Jersey ‘hot’ list – so you can discover all the latest and greatest hits next time you visit.
Island break itineraries.
Need a little help deciding how to fill your Jersey holiday? We’ve got you covered. Choose from a collection of itineraries bursting with ideas of what to see and do during your getaway.
Discover Jersey’s top attractions.
Jersey has a wealth of wonders just waiting to be discovered. Explore the island’s most fascinating sites, including Jersey Zoo, the renowned Jersey War Tunnels, imposing castles and unique museums.
Mont Orgueil Castle, or Gorey Castle, has cast its imposing shadow over the beautiful fishing port of Gorey for more than 800 years. One of the finest examples of a medieval fortress in existence, Mont Orgueil is also a symbol of Jersey’s national identity and independent character.
Jersey War Tunnels tells the true story of wartime Jersey in a way that no other visitor attraction does. It’s the best place to get a true picture of what life was really like in Jersey during WWII. The exhibition is housed within an underground tunnel complex, built by the Germans using slave labour.
Tucked away in a quiet corner of St Mary, La Mare Wine Estate boasts over 20 acres of rugged vineyards and ancient apple orchards offering a fantastic experience for the whole family. Join one of their Tour and Tasting Experiences, relax and refuel in the Vineyard Cafe and stock up on Genuine Jersey treats in the Cellar Gift shop.
Created in the 1920's by millionaire philanthropist Sir James Knott, The Botanic Gardens offer many distinctive and unique plant collections which thrive in this exceptionally fertile site. Visit The Botanic Gardens to relax, explore, discover, eat, shop and stay. Uncover one of Europe's most outstanding gardens.
Fill your holiday with activities.
Jersey is bursting with possibilities. So, what are you waiting for?… Get out there and uncover the island break.
Jersey’s leading watersports and adventure centre located in the stunning St. Brelade’s Bay, owned and run by a professional and experienced team who enjoy nothing more than to share their passion for the sea and adventure with visitors and locals alike.
RIB boat trips around Jersey's beautiful coastline, offshore reefs and surrounding waters. Seafaris include Les Ecréhous, Les Minquiers, north coast and caves, France for lunch or dinner, dolphin spotting and so much more. Suitable for all, whether it's scenery, wildlife or an adrenaline fix, there is a Seafari for you.
Jump Jersey is the island’s newest and biggest indoor activity centre, with a trampoline park, climbing walls and soft play area. Complete with laser light show and music, it's home to more high-energy adventure and adrenaline-fuelled action than you could possibly imagine. We've got something for everyone, so come by and get your bounce on!
Access electric bikes, electric cars, cargo bikes, taxis and more using the EVie app. EVieBikes are available across the island instantly from just £1. Hire cars by the hour from just £12. Heading out for cocktails? Grab a Home James taxi using the EVie app.
Events in Jersey.
Why not plan your visit around one of the island’s vibrant annual events or festivals? Find out what’s happening while you’re here, come and experience something new or just relax and soak up the island atmosphere, it’s up to you.
Take a tour of Jersey.
Whatever tickles your fancy, there’s a tour for you. Get to know the island the way the locals do and get the inside scoop.
Discover a marine world that is hidden beneath the ocean and only appears on the lowest tides of the year as we walk one mile from shore to Icho Tower. Venture into Jersey’s very own wilderness, which is covered by some of the highest tides in the world, on a marine exploration with a local trained guide. Also called “Moonwalks”, our walks are in the daytime, and the seabed is more than just a barren lunar-like landscape.
Jan 14 2024 ‐ Feb 10 2024
Join a local resident to walk among the oyster and mussel beds in the Royal Bay of Grouville, followed by the opportunity to sample fresh Jersey Oysters at The Seymour Pub and Restaurant. Hear about the modern cultivation of shellfish in Jersey - the biggest oyster beds in the British Isles - and the fascinating history of the oyster fishery, which in the 19th century was a major industry.
Nov 26 2023 ‐ Feb 24 2024
Jersey Military Tours specialises in custom experiences covering battlefield and military history, general history and archaeology, with some natural history and geology thrown in. Would you like your own customised private tour? Or would you like us to organise a special event tour or private tour for a group, conference delegates and guests, a pilgrimage or remembrance tour, a corporate or business event or even an outing for family and friends? Whatever your requirement, we can provide a tour for you!
Nov 25 2023 ‐ Dec 31 2023
Join Jersey War Tours and visit WW2 bunkers, which are not usually open to the public. JWT will show you how Jersey was made into an impregnable fortress and help you appreciate what the Third Reich was able to create with slave labour.
Nov 25 2023 ‐ Dec 20 2023
See Jersey's military heritage in a new light and help to support a non-profit organisation! Evening tours of bunkers offer an unforgettable atmosphere when exploring. We will visit sites not open to the public and places not visited by any of the commercial tours.
Nov 25 2023 ‐ Dec 22 2023
CI Liquor Co hosts one hour gin and rum tasting sessions at their beautiful Sail Loft Distillery in St. Helier. Spend an hour at Jersey's premiere distillery to develop a better understanding of flavour. We'll talk you through the variety of our botanicals, our production methods and the history of Gin.
Dec 01 2023 ‐ Feb 29 2024
Join our qualified guides every Sunday morning to take a walk through the fascinating history & culture of Jersey. Tours start from and return to Liberation Square. Tickets can be booked in advance through Eventbrite or you can pay on the day (cash only, please).
Nov 26 2023 ‐ Mar 03 2024
Join Jersey War Tours and visit WW2 bunkers, which are not usually open to the public. JWT will show you how Jersey was made into an impregnable fortress and help you appreciate what the Third Reich was able to create with slave labour. The tour is also a perfect complement to understanding the history of the D-Day invasion, which took place less than 30 miles away.
Nov 25 2023 ‐ Dec 21 2023
The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by German forces in WW2. The Occupation has left an extraordinary legacy on Jersey, with hundreds of concrete bunkers, walls and tunnels ringing the coast and scattering the island’s interior.
Nov 25 2023 ‐ Dec 31 2023
A rare opportunity to walk on the seabed between Icho and Seymour Towers on one of the lowest tides of the year. Explore Europe's largest rocky intertidal zones, accompanied by guides who have lived on this coast for many years. Weave your way between rocks, sandbanks and huge rock pools and perhaps, meet the locals fishing for lobster and shellfish. Book online via our website.
Feb 13 2024
The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by German forces in WW2. The five-year occupation came to an end on 09 May 1945, which is now known as Liberation Day - an event still celebrated in Jersey with an annual bank holiday and festivities that mark this momentous occasion.
Nov 25 2023 ‐ Dec 31 2023
Join us for a small tour of a section of Jersey's sublime coastline. With an hour and a half on the water, this Kayak Tour is long enough to discover something new, without ended up too tired. Session times: 10:00, 14:00 and 18:00
Nov 25 2023 ‐ Dec 23 2023
Feed your appetite.
As a small island famous for its food, Jersey’s bursting with flavour from abundant local produce and rich creamy milk, to seafood straight from the island’s clear waters. From beach cafes to chic restaurants, farm stalls to village delis, Jersey is packed with amazing eating experiences to add an authentic local flavour to your stay. Just bring a healthy appetite.
Right on the seafront at St. Brelade's Bay, the flagship Jersey Crab Shack restaurant offers relaxed island-inspired dining with spectacular panoramic views. The small and big plate menu provides flexible ordering with plenty choice, from traditional fish and chips to vegan and vegetarian options.
An exceptional award-winning luxury dining restaurant, showcasing modern British cooking in a stylish setting with the emphasis on the freshest island produce. Working with a network of Jersey producers, the best local ingredients are sourced whenever possible.
Contemporary styling and a buzzing atmosphere. Zephyr offers casual dining using a mix of fusion and pan Asian cuisine combined with local produce. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fresh and fashionable, Zephyr, which is located within the Royal Yacht Hotel, is the perfect destination, no matter the occasion.
Need some more inspiration?
Not sure where to start or how to fit it all in? Explore all the ways to reconnect, rejuvenate and rebalance in Jersey. You’ll find experiences to warm the soul, energise the mind and invigorate the body.