Things to do in Fuerteventura

With sunny beaches all year round, this Spanish island offers the perfect mixture of adventure and relaxation.

Our most recommended things to do in Fuerteventura

From Corralejo: Round-Trip Ferry Transfer to Lobos Island

1. From Corralejo: Round-Trip Ferry Transfer to Lobos Island

Discover the incredible natural beauty of Lobos Island, with this express round-trip ferry ticket. Board at the port in Corralejo and set sail for the island. Admire stunning views during the short trip from the mainland. Spend a day exploring the island, however you wish. Go snorkeling or surfing, hike through the beautiful volcanic landscape, visit the lighthouse, or relax on the beach. Choose from two return ferry times to get back to Corralejo in the afternoon.

Morro Jable: Dolphin-Watching Cruise with Drinks & Swim Stop

2. Morro Jable: Dolphin-Watching Cruise with Drinks & Swim Stop

Experience an intimate encounter with nature on board the Magic Dolphin, a modern boat equipped with everything you need. Enjoy an excellent opportunity to observe the acrobatic skills of these fascinating creatures that live in the waters off Fuerteventura. Feel the thrill of searching for dolphins, whales, and other marine mammals in their natural habitat on this magical boat trip around Fuerteventura. Sip on a range of drinks provided. Take part in an environmentally friendly excursion that follows a strict protocol aiming to care and conserve the habitat of these spectacular marine mammals. For this reason, you will be accompanied by friendly staff specialised in dolphin and whale watching. Learn information about the marine life you will encounter from your guide on board. Your guide will ensure you are provided with instructions on how to enjoy the trip without interfering with animal welfare. Bring your swimwear and enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters of Fuerteventura.

Fuerteventura: Return Lobos Island Ferry Ticket with Entry

3. Fuerteventura: Return Lobos Island Ferry Ticket with Entry

Cruise from Fuerteventura to Lobos Island on this return trip by ferry. Visit the beach, immerse yourself in Lobos's unique and tranquil atmosphere, and benefit from an all-in-one ticket which includes the island's entry fee. After just 20-minutes by boat from Corralejo, be amazed by the different tones of blue water whilst you disembark to this hidden corner of the Atlantic Ocean. Looking to the right of the harbor, you will find the path that takes you to El Puertito, an old fishing village next to a white-sand beach. At El Puertito, you can find the only restaurant on the island and a few buildings that were built before the island had been declared a Natural Park. Surrounded by tranquil waters, you will enjoy the island’s rich and exotic sea life. To the left of the harbor, you can find the most famous beach on this side of El Río. Take a swim in the calm and crystal clear, turquoise blue water or sunbathe in the fine sand, perfect for families with children, couples, young and old. This beach is commonly known as “La Concha” (the Shell) because of its shape, although the official name is La Caleta because of the limescale oven that played an important role in the construction of the “Martiño” lighthouse. From here you can see in the distance the dunes of Corralejo, the contours of Fuerteventura and when turning your back to the sea, appreciate the unique mountain “La Caldera”. Don’t forget to visit the nearby statue of Josefine Plá, the Spanish writer, poet and essayist, who was born on the island. Take a deep breath, a bottle of water and get ready to climb the highest peak of the island. The “La Caldera” mountain is a volcanic cone of relatively recent origin. Enjoy a fantastic view of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote from its 127-meter peak. Time stands still here as you take in the silence and colour of this splendid natural surrounding.  Whilst visiting the Northern part of the island, you will find the lighthouse, whose first lighthouse keeper was Josefine Plá’s father. Nowadays, the lighthouse works fully automatically and has been restored to its full splendour. Within the shade of this structure, stop for a rest while admiring the sea and Lanzarote with its volcanoes in the background. Admire the volcanic nature of the island’s interior and take a walk on the “Saladar (salt marsh) del Faro Martiño” and “Las Lagunitas”. More than 130 plant species and endemic birds live here, which has converted this idyllic paradise into a protected natural park. Enjoy a hiking excursion that will see your senses awakened to the island’s wildlife.

From Morro Jable: Dolphin & Whale Watching Day Trip by Boat

4. From Morro Jable: Dolphin & Whale Watching Day Trip by Boat

Explore the waters off the coast of Fuerteventura on a dolphin and whale-watching day trip departing from the village of Morro Jable. Head to one of the meeting points, hop into the air-conditioned van, and enjoy a convenient transfer to the starting location at the Port of Morro Jable where you'll board your vessel. Travel along the coastline in a comfortable speedboat as you make your way toward the Jandia peninsula in search of these magnificent marine mammals in their natural habitat. Along the way, enjoy the fantastic panoramic view of the coastline, with vistas of a rugged mountain landscape, turquoise water, and golden beaches. Keep an eye out for the playful dolphins and whales which frequent the area. You may also encounter flying fish or turtles. At the end of your boat trip, return to the port in Morro Jable and benefit from a return transfer to your chosen pickup location.

Las Palmas: Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura Entrance Ticket

5. Las Palmas: Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura Entrance Ticket

Make your way to Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura and journey through some of the most exciting regions of the world. Discover a refuge that enhances the survival of the ecosystem in a real oasis. See striking flora in various parts of the park and at the only botanical garden on the island. Fall in love with tropical succulents and native plants.  Attend the live demonstrations by sea lions, reptiles, birds of prey and parrots and their handlers, and interact with lemurs and sea lions in the water. Nourish yourself at the park's 3 restaurants and enjoy exquisite cuisine in a unique environment. Follow a route through the park to discover some 3,000 animals from 250 different species. Go on a camel safari at the largest camel reserve in Europe, look into the bright eyes of the curious lemurs from Madagascar or get your photo taken with a friendly giraffe.

Caleta de Fuste: Catamaran Sailing Experience

6. Caleta de Fuste: Catamaran Sailing Experience

The Obycat is very popular among sailing lovers visiting Fuerteventura. This fantastic catamaran is large enough to carry groups or families who want to sail in luxury as the professional crew to pamper them during this amazing trip. The boat departs from the Port of Caleta de Fuste before it sets sail to the small fisherman’s villa Pozo Negro. During the route, you can see typical pilot whales, dolphins, and even the turtles that live in these waters. Once you anchor in your destination you can go snorkeling, take a bath in the clear waters, or just soak up some sun on the deck. Drinks are included throughout the entire trip and consist of beer, soft drinks, and water. For lunch, your guides offer you a superb freshly-cooked onboard paella, before a dessert of fresh seasonal fruit.

Fuerteventura: Cofete Natural Park 4X4 Jeep Tour

7. Fuerteventura: Cofete Natural Park 4X4 Jeep Tour

Experience the beauty of Cofete's spectacular beaches on a day trip from Fuerteventura, with hotel transfers included. Go on a thrilling 4x4 jeep tour to the Natural Park of Cofete, stop for lunch in El Puertito, drive past Punta Jandia, and take in panoramic views from the Hill of Love. After getting picked up from your hotel, head to the information point. Following a quick briefing, take off on your jeep tour, following dirt tracks that will take you to the beautiful protected mountainous Natural Park of Cofete. Stop at a viewpoint in the midst of the mountains to admire panoramic views of the beach. Later, drive by several native cacti species that you can observe and photograph before heading to the Villa Winter to discover the history behind this mysterious German villa. If the weather allows, stop for a refreshing swim at a nearby cove before breaking for lunch at a traditional Canarian restaurant located in the village of El Puertito.  After lunch, continue your journey along the coast. Pass by the ancient lighthouse of Punta Jandia, the most southern point of the island, and the "Hill of Love", where you can admire a unique view of the island. Finish the day with a visit to the mesmerizing Jandía peninsula before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

Fuerteventura: Magic Catamaran Trip with Food and Drinks

8. Fuerteventura: Magic Catamaran Trip with Food and Drinks

Discover the beauty of Fuerteventura with a cruise on a modern and luxurious 23- meter catamaran. Search for dolphins and whales, pause for a swimming stop in a scenic cove, and enjoy a meal onboard with drinks. Set off from the harbor in Morro Jable under a magnificent 150-meter sail. Go in search of the dolphins and whales that inhabit the coastline surrounding the Canary Islands, where more than 29 different species have been identified. After finishing dolphin and whale watching, the captain will change course and take you to enjoy a refreshing swim off the coast of Jandia.  Afterward, enjoy a delicious meal consisting of chicken with teriyaki sauce, rice, and vegetables. During the whole excursion you can enjoy a wide selection of drinks, including water, soft drinks, beer, and wine.

From Corralejo: Lobos Island Entrance and Snorkel Activity

9. From Corralejo: Lobos Island Entrance and Snorkel Activity

Take a trip on a glass bottom boat and admire the beauty of the island’s tranquil waters and underwater life. Board your tour vessel at the harbour of Lobos Island and join your friendly guides on a trip to the sea beds of this little dream spot in the north of Fuerteventura. Start your adventure with a short boat trip (10-minutes) along the south coast of Isla de Lobos, and then, stop to take a relaxing bath for around 25-minutes. During your dip in the luxurious waters, you can feed the fish, swim and/or go snorkelling. Your tour ticket also allows you entrance to the island, letting you explore the small paradise freely. With this trip you will be able to enjoy the sea’s thousand different blue tones, from a clear green turquoise to a more intense blue color that surrounds the protected national park. Under these amazing waters and dancing around your feet, you will get to observe hundreds of fishes and other species of these waters thanks to the underwater view provided by your Glass Bottom Boat. The trip around the southern part of the island, from where you can see the soft orology of Fuerteventura, leads you to the “El Puertito” (little harbour) through the “El Río” (the river) – this name has been given by the locals to the sea arm that separates Fuerteventura from Lobos.

Fuerteventura: Roundtrip Water Taxi to Lobos Island

10. Fuerteventura: Roundtrip Water Taxi to Lobos Island

After departing from the home port in Corralejo (Fuerteventura), your tour will begin as you cross the inlet separating the island from the islet, an area called El Río (the river). Once having crossed this area, you will reach the inland lagoons located in the south of Lobos Island. Once there, you will venture ashore to El Muelle, where you will be able to enjoy the islet, stroll along the paths, or relax in the calm waters of La Concha Beach. Whilst at this beach, it is recommended that you engage in snorkeling. You will be free to enjoy the crystal-clear waters and a wide variety of marine life, before preparing to return back to port. At the specified time, you will return from El Muelle to the home port in Corralejo, where your tour will conclude.

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What people are saying about Fuerteventura

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 5,520 reviews

This excursion was without doubt the highlight of our holiday. Captain Diego, Vitto and all the crew were fantastic, made us feel so welcome. Scenery is stunning, expecially the lagoon on the island where you can swim in crystal clear waters. Lots of fun jumping off the boat into the ocean where you can snorkel, there are also paddle boards and kayak... followed by delicious seafood paella. Then the scenic route beck to Corralejo via the north of the island to get a closer look at the volcano. I really couldn't recommend this trip enough. Our only regret was that 4 hours goes by so quickly, I could do this all day!

Fantastic experience, really enjoyed seeing so much. Through mountains tracks and costal roads. Very exciting but also very safe. Pick up from hotel and dropped back. Well worth the money. Thank you so much!

This was a wonderful excursion. We literally got everything (insane views, guided tour, beautiful boat cruise and water sports) in one booking. The fantastic crew were a big bonus!

Excellent trip, plenty space. Idea for all ages. Staff very professional and friendly. Definitely a must trip

The trip exceeded my expectations and my family and I had an amazing time !!!!