About Us

Absolute Adventures – Jersey’s leading watersports and adventure centre located in the stunning St Brelade’s Bay (voted 2nd best beach destination in the UK by Travellers Choice 2019, Trip Advisor)

Absolute Adventures is owned and run by a professional and experienced team who enjoy nothing more than to share their passion for the sea and adventure with locals and visitors.

No matter what your ability the Absolute Adventures team will offer you the kind of experience you’ll remember for a long time to come. Imagine a tranquil day exploring the coast by kayak and coasteering. Or seeing the Island blasting down the beach on a blokart. Whatever experience you try, Chester, Sean and the qualified & experienced team always have your safety at the forefront of their minds.

Absolute Adventures is the trading name of Surf and Sun Watersports Ltd a professional, fully insured company; endorsed, inspected and regulated by Jersey Harbour authorities and Jersey Tourism.


The Team

Absolute Adventures is run by a team of watersports enthusiasts with genuine pedigree.  All of the team have been involved in watersports and outdoor pursuits since a very young age with years of experience behind them. When not working at the beach you will find them scouring the island for bigger and better rock jumps, exploring the island by kayak or surfing at St Ouens.  Their lives are defined by the ocean and the outdoor environment.  Their enthusiasm is catching and they can’t wait to show you around the island that they are so passionate about.

Chester Mackley

Chester is the Director of Absolute Adventures. Chester is a long time surfer and has been involved in the outdoor adventure industry for the past 20 years. Chester started Absolute Adventures in 1999 where he has built a well-respected and established company that has created amazing coastal experienced for tourists and local people alike. Chester spends most of his time on the water surfing, stand up paddle boarding and having fun with family and friends.

Sean Kinsella

Sean is the Operations Manager of Absolute Adventures and business partner to Chester. Sean's roots lie in white water kayaking but he loves all outdoor sports thats gets him into nature. After studying Outdoor Education in College Sean has spent the last 15 years working in the outdoor adventure industry all over the world in places such as Japan, New Zealand, Uganda, Laos and more. Sean can be found pretty much everyday at Brelades Bay leading the Absolute Adventures Team in giving world class experience to our customers.

Kevin Mansell

Kevin is Technical Advisor and a very good friend to Absolute Adventures. He has been by our side since the birth of AA and is still. With over 30 years plus in the outdoor adventure industry he has a wealth of knowledge that he openly shares with us and our customers. Kevin can be most likely be found paddling a stretch of the Jersey coastline than anywhere else in the world.