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Mount Teide: Tour with Cable Car Ticket

1. Mount Teide: Tour with Cable Car Ticket

After picking you up in the selected location, you will visit the largest national park in the Canary Islands and experience a volcanic landscape of unrivaled beauty with your Mount Teide cable car ticket. Forget the car and contribute to a sustainable Teide. By choosing group transport, you’ll help to beat overcrowding in the vehicle parking zones inside the national park which, as a conservation measure, are small and unsuitable for expansion. From the base station, board the cable car for the 8-minute ride up to the highest peak in Spain. The cable car’s upper station, at 3,555 meters, is the point of departure for 3 interesting trails for hiking enthusiasts. There are paths to Pico Viejo Lookout and La Fortaleza Lookout, where you’ll have spectacular views of the north and south of the island. The Telesforo Bravo path leads to the highest point of the volcano, at an altitude of 3,718 meters. To visit the peak you must apply for a permit in advance.

Tenerife: Snorkeling Trip in the Turtle Area

2. Tenerife: Snorkeling Trip in the Turtle Area

Marvel at the marine life of the Canary Islands on a guided snorkeling adventure off the south coast of Tenerife. Admire the coastal views of Tenerife on a speedboat ride to the Turtle Area. Encounter a wide variety of creatures in near-perfect conditions. Great for beginners, the trip takes place in an area where turtles live and includes a speedboat ride along the coast.  Benefit from the services of a guide who will give you advice on where you can see marine species, including colorful fish, dolphins, whales, turtles, rays, and octopuses.

Tenerife: Teide National Park Full-Day Scenic Tour

3. Tenerife: Teide National Park Full-Day Scenic Tour

Explore the diverse geography and geology of Tenerife on a full-day tour to 4 distinct landscapes around the island’s tallest mountain. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to the National Heritage Site of Mt. Teide and the Teide National Park. Enjoy breathtaking views of the island’s west coast. Travel through local villages, such as Vilaflor, and see magnificent pine forests before going to the plateau of the volcano. Marvel at the lunar landscape that has been used as the location for films such as “Planet of the Apes” and “Clash of the Titans.” Drive through the Orotava Valley to Icod Los Vinos, famous for its wines. See the legendary drago tree, known for its mystical powers. Stop for a Canarian lunch (own expense), before transferring to Garachico, a local town destroyed by the volcanic eruption of 1706. Next, experience the magic of Masca, and enjoy fabulous views of La Gomera. With only around 120 inhabitants, Masca was the traditional hideout for pirates and their contraband stolen from the ships from La Gomera. Pass the giant cliffs of Los Gigantes before the transfer back to your hotel.

Tenerife: Sailing Excursion with Whale and Dolphin Watching

4. Tenerife: Sailing Excursion with Whale and Dolphin Watching

Embark on a 3-hour sailing excursion and watch whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. Explore the southern coastline of Tenerife by a 52-feet sailing yacht. Stop to swim and snorkel.  After a short briefing about the agenda by an expert guide, head out to visit the whales and dolphins area while discovering the beauty of Tenerife’s southern coastline. The crew will provide lots of useful information regarding Tenerife’s sea life and point out the most populated dolphin and whale spots along the way. Before heading back to the coast, the captain will drop anchor in a secluded bay. Take a quick break to swim with the turtles, or relax and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks on board.

Tenerife: 3-Hour Luxury Sail with Food and Snorkeling

5. Tenerife: 3-Hour Luxury Sail with Food and Snorkeling

Tour the south coast of Tenerife by sailboat and take in the dramatic views. Join a crew specialized in sighting cetaceans with extensive knowledge of marine life and their environment. Set sail on the crystal waters and keep an eye out for the wildlife who call the sea home. Relax on the deck and admire whales, turtles, and seabirds. Take time to swim and snorkel in the warm waters. During your sailboat experience enjoy special snacks and delightful desserts. Sip on a refreshing glass of cava, beer, or soft drink. Your sailboat of 12 meters has a capacity for 10 passengers and 2 crew to meet their needs, with 3 double cabins, 2 bathrooms, and deck mats for passenger comfort.

Costa Adeje: Masca and Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise

6. Costa Adeje: Masca and Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise

Set sail from Costa Adeje in search of whales and dolphins. Cruise in a catamaran to the cliffs of Los Gigantes and Masca. Sunbathe on deck and enjoy a stop to swim in the sea. Learn about the characteristics of whales and dolphins from your guide on this exciting excursion.   Discover the customs of these animals, how they eat, their migration paths, and their behavior. You might see different species such as pilot whales, bottlenose dolphins, and spotted dolphins, amongst others. Relax on board as you enjoy the drinks and snacks provided. Return to Costa Adeje at the end of your cruise.

Costa Adeje: Tandem Paragliding Flight

7. Costa Adeje: Tandem Paragliding Flight

Have you always dreamed of caressing the clouds and flying like a bird? Experience the next best thing: paragliding over Tenerife. After some brief safety instructions, your instructor will give you a harness and helmet and explain the takeoff procedure. Then you'll take off from a height of 700 meters (about 2,300 feet), taking in the natural beauty of Tenerife while you fly with our expert pilots. You will receive instruction at all times, enabling you to enjoy a safe, wonderful experience. Be amazed by beautiful panoramic views of the southern part of the island, where you can appreciate the sea and the ravines all at once.  Sit back and relax as you find yourself comfortably seated in a safety harness. Enjoy views of Barranco del Infierno and Tejina mountain. Take a turn piloting the glider if you like. The duration of the flight is between 15 and 20 minutes, and you'll normally land on Playa de la Enramada beach. However, depending on the weather conditions, the pilot may choose to land at a different location.

Tenerife: Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour by Sailboat

8. Tenerife: Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour by Sailboat

Climb aboard for an unforgettable cruise by a fully-equipped sailboat or yacht, and venture along the southern coast of Tenerife looking for whales and dolphins in their natural environment. Encounter up to 26 species known to inhabit the waters, including baleen whales, killer whales, dolphins, pilot whales, and blue whales. Go to a private beach if you prefer and swim and snorkel amongst the island's unique flora and fauna. Relax on the deck and laze in the sun as you avail of the free drinks, snacks, and a meal. Rest assured by the “Blue Boat” flag that certifies the local operator's professional authorization to carry out these activities and ensures that the onboard staff knows all about the mammals to help you understand their behavior better.

Tenerife: Costa Adeje and Farm Tuk-Tuk Tour

9. Tenerife: Costa Adeje and Farm Tuk-Tuk Tour

Meet your guide and then hop aboard a 100% electric tuk-tuk to explore some of Tenerife's most gorgeous villages. This 3-wheeled motorbike with a large open-air carriage makes for a fun and intimate way to explore Costa Adeje. Weave through the streets and make your way to the Plaza El Duque, one of the fanciest areas of the island with its 5-star hotels and the most distinguished brands. Ride through the tourist market, full of local crafts, before admiring the San Sebastian Church, one of the oldest religious sites south of Tenerife. Feel the breeze on your face as you admire the Playa Enramada, one of the last natural and virgin beaches of the south with black and volcanic sand. Make a stop at the La Caleta village and get to know the neighborhood. Afterward, explore Puerto Colon, the town’s main touristic harbor. Then explore Tenerife's flora and fauna with a tuk-tuk tour of a farm in the natural monument of the Caldera del Rey area. Enter the Caldera del Rey, a breathtaking volcanic valley, where Canadian farmers have been producing a wide variety of tropical fruits for many years. Admire the sprawling fields of green at a local banana plantation. Make a stop at the little fruit and vegetable market and choose your favorite fruit. Try a tasty smoothie made from local and natural fruits as you say hello to the horses and cows that call this farm home. After your tour, your guide will return you to the Avenida de España. You can also take a tip from your driver and have lunch at a delightful local restaurant once the tour is complete. 

South Tenerife: Guided Snorkeling

10. South Tenerife: Guided Snorkeling

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel, and then transfer to the dive center to meet your instructor and collect all the necessary equipment for snorkeling. Put on your wetsuit, neoprene boots, mask, fins and snorkels, and then get a briefing about what to expect during the activity and the creatures that you may meet. Enter the water from the beach and swim for 50 minutes to explore the amazing underwater world with your instructor. See colorful fish and other aquatic animals, including octopus, cuttlefish, starfish and stingrays. Look for rays in their natural environment as your instructor guides you through all steps of the activity. Get help to put on your mask and fins, along with assistance to enter and exit the water for a truly unforgettable experience. Return to the starting point and get dropped off at your hotel at the end of an amazing adventure. 

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What people are saying about Adeje

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 642 reviews

Amazing trip! Views and cable car trip was absolutely stunning and our guide was incredibly helpful, friendly and informative- we especially enjoyed his singing! We were picked up first and so had to wait an hour or so while other customers were collected from their hotels but to make up for this we were also dropped off first. enjoyed the free sample of banana liquor at the rest stop on the way back and the volcano was just stunning. Would wholeheartedly recommend.

Unfortunatelly cable car was not working but guide and driver took care and made our day great. We explored natural park and surroundings and stopped few times to take pictures. We also get money ticket for cable car back. Would definitelly recommend!

Trip was really saw some amazing site and interesting place and things and big thanks to the driver for good safe driving and tour guide very descriptive and helpful and friendly.

Full day, great value for money, excellent guide Antonio…thank you, breathtaking scenery

Great fun, with a fantastic guide, who was extremely knowledgeable.