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.

Tour times are dictated by the tidal movements in Herm.  Other dates and times may be available but a booking will require a minimum of 4 participants or a minimum charge equivalent to 4 people.

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 6+.
(Under 14’s must be accompanied by an adult).


£47.50 – Per Person.


**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 2024
Sunday 14 April  11:15
Wednesday 17 April 11:15
Tuesday 30 April 11:15
Puffin Patrols May 2024
Saturday 4 May 14:00
Sunday 12 May  10:00
Saturday 18 May  14:00
Wednesday 29 May  10:00
Puffin Patrols June 2024
Saturday 1 June 11:15 
Sunday 2 June 13:00
Tuesday 11 June 10:00
Saturday 15  June 11:15
Sunday 16 June 12:00
Thursday 27 June 10:00
Saturday 29 June 11:15
Sunday 30 June 11:15
Puffin Patrols July 2024
Wednesday 10 July 10:00
Saturday 13 July 11:15
Sunday 14 July 11:15


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HERM circumnavigation DATES 2024

Circumnavigation April 2024
Saturday 20 April 13:00
Circumnavigation May 2024

Sunday 5  May 11:30

Sunday 26 May 10:00

Circumnavigation June 2024 
 Sunday 16 June 10:00 


Circumnavigation July 2024

Sunday 16 July 09:30

Sunday 21 July 14:30

Circumnavigation August 2024
Thursday 1 August 12:00 
Thursday 15 August 10:00
Saturday 17 August 12:00
Thursday 29 August 10:30
Circumnavigation September 2024
Saturday 14  September 11:15 


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