Puffin Patrol and Herm Circumnavigation

All our 2 hour Herm kayak tours can be booked here. There will be one tour a day starting at Shell beach. Available tours and start times are below. Please make sure that you have checked which tour is available on your chosen day before booking.

Puffin Patrol (April – July)

The trips start from our base at Shell beach and travel South past Belvoir bay down to Puffin Bay (where else!)

The small groups are led by an expert kayak instructor and puffin watcher who knows the movements and routines of the puffins intimately as well as the waters around Herm and outlying islets.

Herm Circumnavigation (April – September)

A unique 2 hour circular trip around fascinating Herm Island with views out to all the other main channel islands, a chance to spot seals, dolphins, peregrines and much more. We might also take the opportunity to stop and explore the Herm silver mine!


For Everyone:
Age 5+.
(Under 14’s must be accompanied by an adult).


£45.00 – Per Person.
– Accompanied U16

**Please email us on bookings@outdoorguernsey.gg or call us on 07781130403 if you would like to book a trip in the next 36 hours**


Make your way across to Herm by Trident Ferry and meet us on Shell beach at the arranged time.
Pre-booking is essential.


You Bring:
Shorts, t-shirt and shoes to get wet. No jeans!

We Provide: Splash jackets, buoyancy aids.


The trips will only run in suitable conditions. Strong winds may mean we have to postpone or cancel.  We will contact you the evening before at the latest to rearrange.  Normal terms and conditions apply.


Puffin Patrols April 2023
Monday 10 April
Friday 28 April 11:15
Saturday 29 April 11:15
Sunday 30 April 11:15
Puffin Patrols May 2023
Tuesday 9 May  09:15
Friday 12 May  11:15
Saturday 13 May 11:15
Sunday 14 May  11:15
Monday 15 May 12:00
Friday 26 May  11:15
Saturday 27 May  11:15
Sunday 29 May  11:15
Puffin Patrols June 2023
Friday 9 June 11:15
Saturday 10 June 11:15 
Sunday 11 June 11:15
Friday 23 June 11:15
Saturday 24 June 11:15
Sunday 25 June 11:15
Monday 26 June 11:15
Puffin Patrols July 2023

Saturday 8 July 11:15 
Sunday 9 July 11:15
Monday 10 July  11:15


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HERM circumnavigation DATES 2023

Circumnavigation April 
Saturday 15 April 11:15
Circumnavigation May

Sunday 14 May 11:15

Monday 15 May 11:15
Sunday 28 May  09:30

Circumnavigation June 

 Thursday 15 June 13:30 
Thursday 29 June 11:30 
Friday 30 June 12:30 

Circumnavigation July

Saturday 1 July 13:30

Wednesday 12 July 11:15
Friday 28 July 10:30 
Saturday 29 July 12:00

Sunday 30 July 13:00

Circumnavigation August 
Friday 11 August 11:30 
Saturday 12 August 12:30
Sunday 13 August 14:00
Saturday 26 August 10:00
Sunday 27 August 1:30


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Puffin Patrol Herm
A totally unique experience, the puffins were incredible, it was like our own private air display! Unforgettable!