Outdoor Activities Guernsey

Outdoor Activities

With a diverse landscape of woodland areas, luscious countryside and dramatic cliffs, Guernsey is the perfect location to explore the great outdoors. Activities such as kayaking, surfboarding, climbing, hiking are abundant and open to people of all ages and abilities.

Spend your day kayaking around Guernsey’s coastline, exploring caves and gullies, or hike along the cliff-top trails and abseil down the rock faces.

Kayaking

Guernsey’s cliffs and headlands offer a breathtaking view, but why not hire a kayak to paddle out and see the island from a different perspective. The west coast is arguably one of the best kayaking spots on the island.

Just a 10 minute walk from Camp de Reves Glamp site you will find yourself on L’Eree beach, from here you can set off on your journey exploring Guernsey’s coves, caves and rocky outcrops.

Walking

With stunning countryside and coastal spots to admire, and frequent stops at which to sample delicious island produce, walking is a great way to see the island at your own pace. Take in the views of the beautiful, peaceful bays while exploring the hidden bunkers from the second world war.


The island has much to offer in just 25 square miles and packs a punch when it comes to variety. The wild flower meadows, rugged cliffs and golden-sand beaches are connected with well-trodden walking trails. Follow them and you will find yourself wandering through bluebell woods, orchid fields, wild hedgerows, through valleys and past protected headlands.

Cycling

Well renowned for its picturesque coast and quaint country lanes, Guernsey is the ideal size to explore by bicycle. With a network of peaceful cyclist-friendly lanes, paths and as well as some stunning sea views, the smooth-surfaced roads are perfect for tourists.

With many well-mapped routes listed on the Visit Guernsey website, many routes have been designed to take in the island’s visitor attractions as well as quaint refreshment stops.

Cycling in Guernsey
Surfing in Guernsey

Surfing

The best place to start is the hub of Guernsey surfing, which is, without a doubt, Vazon Bay. Vazon is the biggest surfable bay, with a number of different spots within the bay.

The Guernsey Surf School offers a range of classes and summer camps across the summer months. Instructors are qualified Beach Lifeguards with decades of combined surf experience, it’s this in depth knowledge that allow their team to get you up and riding fast!

Scuba diving

Due to Guernsey’s exceptionally clear waters and abundance of ship wrecks off the coast, diving has become popular here, with a number of diving schools set up on the island, including Island Divers Guernsey.

Scuba diving in Guernsey
Coasteering in Guernsey

Coasteering, climbing and abseiling

Outdoor Guernsey offers great excursions and unique adventures. The West coast crags offer many easy access short routes that are great for beginners, while the South coast offers dramatic scenery to compliment some fantastic and thrilling climbing.

Abseiling the magnificent 90 foot slab at the Guet is on many peoples ‘must do’ list!