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Offshore Kayak Tours

Sea kayaking trips from Jersey to Les Ecrehou, Les Minquiers and Sark. Stay overnight in Seymour Tower.

Explore these fantastic places by sea kayak as part of your adventure and activity holiday in Jersey. Paddle across or travel by charter boat, then start exploring by sea kayak accompanied by our expert guides.

Seymour Tower Overnight Stay

Discover the south east coast Ramsar site from a new perspective. 

Seymour Tower from the sea

Stay overnight in Seymour tower 1 mile from Jersey

Drift through the gutters and gullies as the rising tide sweeps us along towards Seymour Tower. Imagine moving along a river, where the bank is a mass of rocks covered with an abundance of marine life.

Observe wildlife. Drop a line overboard and try to catch your evening meal.

Learn about our coastal environment and the rich maritime heritage and paddle back the next day with a new perspective of Jersey. After dropping your belongings at the tower we will explore the area by kayak.

All kayaking equipment is provided including wet suits. Our kayaks are designed to be user friendly to enable you to get paddling easily. No previous experience is needed. You always paddle with a qualified kayak instructor of Jersey Kayak Adventures.

Individual rates for a stay in the tower on specific dates. Call and we will see if we can help make up a group  Price depends on the number of people staying in the tower.

Dates: Call for dates

Private Hire of the tower for an overnight stay: Basic rate for up to 7 people per night (incl. guide) £350, plus £33 per person for kayaking to/from the tower. All kayaking equipment is supplied along with water proof kit bags.

Walk to and from the tower and stay overnight. See the Jersey Walk Adventures page.

Meals are not included and we usually discuss options with our clients. Seymour Tower is equipped with cooking equipment, cutlery and crockery etc.  For more information about the facilities inside Seymour Tower click here.

Sleeping bag hire £5

Walks to Icho and Seymour Towers click here.

Les Ecrehou

Travel to and from Les Ecrehous by charter boat. Or, for the more adventurous and experienced sea kayaker, paddle across.

Hop on a kayak and explore the archipelago with our expert guides. Discover this extensive and unique reef mid-way between France and Jersey.

Kayking at les Ecrehous

Kayking at les Ecrehous

Observe seals and wildlife. Perhaps see dolphins en-route to the island. Enjoy the incredible experience of kayaking around tiny islets with fisherman’s cabins. Walk huge sand bars, which within a few hours will be submerged under many metres of ocean.

The archipelago is a site of unique interest and is one of Jerseys hidden treasures. It is now a Ramsar wetlands site.

Les Ecrehou featured on BBC TVs Coast when the presenter Neil Oliver explored the reef by sea kayak with our Director Derek Hairon.

There is plenty time to explore the islets accompanied by our experienced staff who have been visiting Les Ecrehou for more than 25 years. They can tell you about the wildlife and remarkable history of the reef.

Caribbean like clear seas at Les Ecrehous.

Caribbean like clear seas at Les Ecrehous.

You need some previous kayak experience to get the most out of the trip. If you have not kayaked before it is a good idea to join one of our 2½ hour coastal tours to see how you get on. Tours cover basic kayak skills.

For the more experienced paddlers we offer a paddle across option using either sit-on-top or closed cockpit sea kayaks.

To reduce our impact on the area we limit charter boat kayak groups to a maximum of 10 clients with two staff.
Additional non paddling foot passengers can be included accompanied by a guide ashore.

Individual bookings are accepted, private charters possible.

Duration: The trip last approximately 6-7  hours.

The charter boat remains in radio contact throughout the trip.

Dates:

Email us for dates.

Cost:

Charter boat trip option: £146 per person. This trip lasts approximately 6-7 hours with plenty time for exploration.

Kayak to les Ecrehou: Contact us. A day trip or overnight stay is possible.

Panoramic view of les Ecrehous.

Watch the video of our sit-on-top sea kayak tours to les Ecrehou. Discover why this is such a unique and environmentally sensitive destination.

Les Minquiers

Travel by charter boat to and from the reef. Then paddle off to explore this fantastic area and

Sea kayaking at les Minquiers

spot seals. Picnic and relax on sandbanks.

Lying 12 miles south of Jersey, Les Minquiers is the most southerly area of the British Isles. At low tide the area uncovered is reputed to be as large as Jersey. Les Minquiers is a Ramsar wetlands site.

At high tide only the tiny Maitresse Ile remains with its stone fisherman’s and quarryman’s cabins.

We ask all clients to follow good environmental practice and to avoid disturbing wildlife. Our trained staff provide advice and guidance of how to maximise your enjoyment and to leave no trace.

For very experienced paddlers we offer a paddle across option using either sit-on-top or closed cockpit sea kayaks. This will include an overnight stay on les Minquiers.

Maximum of 10 paddlers.

Individual, foot passenger only, group and private charter options.

Duration: The trip last approximately 7- 8 hours. Previous kayaking experience is essential (e.g. have paddled on some of our coastal tours).

The charter boat remains in radio contact throughout the trip.

Dates:

Email us for dates.

Cost:

Charter boat trip to les Minquiers: £175 per person.

Kayak to les Minquers: Contact us to discuss options and prices. This option usually requires an overnight camp.

Watch our video of sea kayaking in Jersey at Les Minquiers.

Sark cliffs and kayak

Sea stacks off the east coast of Sark.

Sark

Travel by charter boat to Sark, until recently the last bastion of feudalism in Europe.

Discover numerous sea caves and natural sea arches as we explore the coastline and perhaps get the chance to paddle into the Guillot caves, a remarkable cave that runs beneath a headland and see rare sea anemones covering the rock walls.

The charter boat remains in contact throughout the day.

For the more experienced paddlers we offer a paddle across option using  sit inside style sea kayaks. This option requires an overnight stay.

Duration: Charter boat option: Approx 10 hours.  Previous kayaking experience is essential (e.g. have paddled on some of our coastal tours).

Dates

Email us for dates.

Cost:

Charter boat and sea kayak trip: £186.

Sea kayak trip to Sark: Contact us to discuss options.

Watch our video of  sea kayaking round Sark

Walks to Icho and Seymour Towers click here.

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