Travel to Jersey with Condor Ferries
Follow our Jersey travel guide and experience glorious countryside, fascinating history, golden beaches, great dining and entertainment, plus sporting facilities that are second to none. You can discover all this and other featured attractions packed into just 45 square miles.
A Family Favourite
Why not travel to Jersey Zoo with the kids? Headquarters of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, it is set in 31 acres of land with over 190 species of rare and endangered mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles. Jersey is the home of two award-winning museums, the Jersey and the Maritime Museums, containing interesting exhibits for both adults and children, providing a glimpse of Jersey’s past and maritime heritage. Jersey’s aMaizin! Maze and Adventure Park is a popular attraction, with activities for all ages including go-kart tracks, crazy golf and a maze in the shape of the island.
Jersey is the ideal location to take part in a range of sporting and adventure activities. St. Ouens Bay stretches for 5 miles along the length of Jersey’s Atlantic west coast, and is one of the best beaches for surfing in the UK. Jet skiing is another popular option, with a great choice of locations available for this activity. Jersey is one Europe’s best kept secrets for cyclists - stunningly beautiful and safe, you'll find the landscape’s constantly changing from beach, to valley, to woodland. Even better, the island boasts a 96-mile sign-posted network of winding tranquil ‘Green Lanes’ for you to explore.
Fine Dining and Food Festivals
Jersey has built an international reputation for its cooking styles and range of restaurants, which have always been an attraction for visitors. Seafood is the specialty in Jersey, complimented by a wealth of fresh local produce. The scores of restaurants dotted around St. Helier, St. Aubin and St. Brelade offer a range of eating, from simple cafés, to family friendly brasseries, to traditional country pubs and gourmet restaurants. During October and November, Jersey is the location of the ‘Tennerfest’ festival, offering mouth-watering menus from just ten pounds.
Superb Unspoilt Beaches
Jersey boasts spectacular coastal scenery, from secluded coves to sandy beaches - with some of the best recorded water quality in the UK.
Plemont, situated on the north coast has a reputation as Jersey’s most beautiful beach. Plemont is a sheltered sandy cove, its golden sand is covered at high tide, but when the water retreats, pools with sandy bottoms are exposed – ideal for young children to play in. Alternatively, Green Island is a favourite local beach on the east of the island.
Tax Free Shopping
St. Helier is the centre of shopping in Jersey. The main streets - King Street, Queen Street, Bath Street and Halkett Street provide an eclectic mix of high street stores, small boutiques and local gift shops. Many of the retailers offer low duty free prices on goods such as jewellery, photographic and electrical goods.
Venture further afield, to areas such as St. Brelade, St. Aubin and Gorey where you will find a selection of shops and garden centres.
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