Whether you’re into stunning walks, wildlife or the rich history, St Helena Island has so much to offer when it comes to things to do. Let ‘Visit St Helena Island’ help you create unforgettable memories with our tour providers. From Whale Sharks to Napoleon, Walking to Swimming, we’ve got you covered.

Things To Do On St Helena Island, Swim With Whale Sharks

Swim With Whale Sharks

Tourists aren’t the only visitors attracted to the beauty of St Helena Island.  During the summer months, the World’s largest fish can be seen lazily feeding off the coasts.  Companies offer the rare chance to get out there and swim with them.  Surely one to tick off your bucketlist!
Swim With Whale Sharks

Things To Do On St Helena Island - Post Box Walks

Take A Walk

You have to experience some of the best trails St Helena has to offer.  We may only be 47 square miles in size, but the difference in terrain and landscapes across the island is absolutely stunning.  The National Trust have mapped our 21 ‘Post Box Walks’ all with various difficulty ratings, but there’s also so many more areas to explore on foot – so bring your walking shoes!
Post Box Walks

Things To Do On St Helena Island - Climb Jacobs Ladder

Climb Jacobs Ladder

…and come back down!  With 699 steps, Jacobs Ladder boasts one of the longest incline planes in the World.  Not for the feint-hearted, this workout will reward you with breathtaking views over Jamestown and, of course, a certificate of completion can be collected from the Museum…back down at the bottom.

Visit St Helena Island - Dolphin Trips

Go Dolphin Watching

St Helena is also the home of huge dolphin pods.  These can be seen playing just off the rocky coasts with many boat operators offering trips to see this wonderful display of sea aquabatics!
Dolphin Trips


Many activities are seasonal and we can not guarantee they will all be available when you are booking, but we will do our best to arrange a memorable experience for you.

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