In Guernsey, opportunities abound for the adventurous, whether you want to scale our rugged cliffs, get up close and personal with isolated forts and lighthouses or take in some spooky folklore during a guided walk. Guernsey has a wide variety of excursions to offer… you’ll be spoilt for choice.
The neighbouring islands of Herm and Sark offer a fantastic day out and are another location to explore within your Channel Island holiday. The courtesy bus can drop you at the harbour where you’ll find frequent ferries to Herm with Travel Trident www.traveltrident.com with return travel £13.00 for adults and £6.50 for children. For timetables and fare information on Sark travel, please visit www.sarkshippingcompany.com
Outdoor Guernsey have qualified instructors that operate a range of activities including kayak and coasteering explorations allowing you to take in the view of Guernsey’s coastline from a different perspective. Their excursions are great for exploring Guernsey with family and friends or using it as a team building exercise. Please enquire at reception for more details or visit www.outdoorguernsey.co.uk
A day out on Bumblebee; the bright yellow boat, is both fun and knowledgeable. Bumblebee offers a range of cruises in the summer around the islands including a Coastal Cruise, Seal Safari, Puffin Patrol and a World War II Cruise. Learn about the island’s history and folklore and enjoy seeing the island from a completely different perspective with the knowledgeable and friendly crew. Regular trips to Alderney are also available. For more information and to book, please visit www.bumblebee.gg.
For an hour or two of pure excitement on the ocean, Island Rib Voyages can take you on an exhilarating tour of the Guernsey’s coast or further afield to discover our neighbouring islands. The boat can be hired as a chartered trip or you can join a group of likeminded explorers on a scheduled trip in the summer season. The Island Rib Voyages office is located in St Peter Port and available dates are found on their website www.islandribvoyages.com
Fermain Valley Hotel has forged a great relationship with many of the local walking guides on the island meaning that you can pick up some great advice on where to walk, the duration and what to expect from reception. If you would like to go on a guided walk, our reception team will be happy to discuss your needs and arrange an exclusive excursion. Alternatively, visit www.guernseyguidedtours.com to view the types of walks available.