5 Outdoor Activities to Try in Djerba

5 Outdoor Activities to Try in Djerba

The stunning island of Djerba sits just off Tunisia in the warm Mediterranean. Amongst the amazing cultural sites Djerba is known for, there are plenty of exciting activities to enjoy on this charming island.

Horse Riding on the Beach
Djerba is one of the most picturesque areas in Tunisia and the best way to view its stunning scenery is by horseback. Take a relaxing trek along the beaches of Djerba or learn the basics of horse riding with a trained instructor, you’ll be planning your next horse riding trip in no time.
Royal Carriage Club offers lessons for beginners to advanced riders in their expert riding school. With friendly horses and instructors that adults and kids will feel comfortable with, you can choose between taking a lesson or a trek across the stunning beaches of Djerba. For beginners, Royal Carriage Club offers a fantastic package including six hours of lessons and two exploration trails along the beach for just £130 – much cheaper than horse riding in the UK!


Quad Bike Across Sand Dunes
If you’re up for something a little more exhilarating, hire some quad bikes and zoom around the incredible countryside of Djerba.  Quad Evasion et Passion is one of the best places to rent quad bikes from and for just £30 you can spend two hours zipping around the beaches and sand dunes of Djerba.


5 Outdoor Activities to Try in Djerba

Kitesurf on the Djerba Breeze
The strong but gentle winds of Djerba give the perfect conditions for a spot of kite flying, or if you’re feeling brave, trying out the exciting sport of kitesurfing.
This exhilarating sport is ideal for beginners or children (who weigh over 30kg) as it’s quick to learn the basics and fun no matter what skill level you’re at. Book some lessons with Globalkite which operates on the glorious Smile Beach. The direction of the wind here is perfect to fly along 30km of open sand, at a price of just £130 for six hours of lessons.

Kite Boarding


Golf with a View
If you’re a golf lover you’ll be happy with the courses on offer in Djerba. The Djerba Golf Club has two courses, an 18-hole championship course and a smaller 9-hole course, both with equally stunning views of the sea and beautiful Djerba.
Try for a hole in one along the palm tree lined fairways of Djerba Golf Club. There are plenty of obstacles to make these courses challenging, lakes, sand dunes and bunkers all stretch as far as the eye can see and if you’re feeling a little peckish after your game, pop into the clubhouse for some delicious traditional Tunisian food. A game of 9 holes is just £22 and 18 holes is only £37 so this golf club is great value for money too.

Scuba Diving in the Mediterranean
Djerba is a fantastic place to go diving, with incredible blue seas and the warm climate of the Mediterranean.
Blue Dolphin dive centre is the number one diving centre in Djerba and offers lessons for beginners or equipment hire and diving excursions for qualified divers. Explore the incredible Aida wreck and Octopus Reef amongst other fascinating dive spots where you’ll see colourful fish, rays and maybe even a friendly shark or two! Prices start from just £22 for a ‘fun dive’, though you can also choose which exciting dive spots you want to explore.