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From Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

1. From Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

Set sail in search of pilot whales and dolphins in their natural habitat on a relaxing cruise. Observe the world beneath the waves with underwater windows and enjoy food and drinks on board.   Travel along the southern coast of Tenerife, until you arrive at the spectacular Acantilado de los Gigantes and the Bay of Masca. Marvel at the dramatic cliffs that reach 600 meters high. Stop to enjoy a relaxing swim in the calm waters of the bay. A courtesy lunch and drinks are included in this tour (beer, sangria, softdrinks, juice, and water).   Enjoy beautiful views of southern Tenerife on the return journey to the port in Puerto Colon. If you select the option with hotel transfers, the bus will take you back to your pickup point.

Tenerife: Whale and Dolphin Tour with Underwater Views

2. Tenerife: Whale and Dolphin Tour with Underwater Views

Discover the majestic of playful whales and dolphins on this catamaran cruise from Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Choose between a 2-hour and a 3-hour tour, with the latter including lunch, drinks, and a swim stop in the waters of Playa Blanca Bay. Hop aboard your stylish catamaran, which features underwater viewing stations. Pick a spot on deck to view the many sights in-store during this tour. As you head out from the harbor, your professional crew will use their local knowledge to track the families of whales and dolphins who live near the island year-round. Hear an introduction speech from your guide, including a demonstration of safety vests.   Sail along the coastline past Adeje, Guia de Isora, and Santiago del Teide, where pods of spirited dolphins and groups of pilot whales are a common sight. If you are lucky enough to spot them, spend a few minutes below deck and observe them from a vantage point underneath the water's surface. Then, enjoy a cold beer or a glass of sangria along with lunch back on deck (if you book the 3-hour option). The boat will return to Puerto Colon and if you have booked a transfer, your bus will take you back to your pickup point.

Tenerife: Sailing Excursion with Whale and Dolphin Watching

3. 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: Viking Ship Cruise with Dolphin and Whale Watching

4. Tenerife: Viking Ship Cruise with Dolphin and Whale Watching

Head out for an adventure on a Viking ship in the southern coast of Tenerife, an extraordinary vacation onboard Ragnarok. Sail from the Los Cristianos harbor to meet dolphins and whales. Due to the extraordinary climate and distance between the island of La Gomera and Tenerife, there is a high chance of seeing them. These mammals often swim along the ship, almost touching the ship’s sides, so everyone can take unforgettable pictures. After this special meeting, cruise along the picturesque coast by the towns of Playa de Las Americas and Adeje, then drop anchor in La Caleta. Amongst the magnificent scenery of beaches and cliffs beneath the El Teide volcano. Look for a spot for swimming and snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters of the ocean and, with a little luck, spot some sea turtles. Enjoy beer, wine, and other drinks throughout your cruise.

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: Whale Watching Tour with Food and Drinks

7. Costa Adeje: Whale Watching Tour with Food and Drinks

Cruise on a catamaran from Costa Adeje in search of whales and dolphins. During the excursion, learn from your crew about the wildlife along the coast of Tenerife. Hear about the behavior, migration patterns, and customs of whales and dolphins.   Look out for different species such as pilot whales, bottlenose dolphins, spotted dolphins, and others. Relax on board and enjoy a swimming stop. Snacks and drinks are included. For an additional fee, you can take advantage of the sun loungers at the front of the catamaran. Return to Costa Adeje at the end of your tour.

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: 2-Hour Viking Ship Cruise

9. Tenerife: 2-Hour Viking Ship Cruise

Head out for an adventure on a Viking ship in the southern coast of Tenerife, an extraordinary vacation onboard Ragnarok. Sail from the Los Cristianos harbor to meet dolphins and whales. Every special moment on the ship is captured by a photographer. The deck of your ship is designed with your comfort and safety in mind. A space for every guest, a high-quality sound system, and a multilingual crew are all included in your tour. If you choose, take the opportunity to dress up in clothes from the Viking era and go back to the times of great warriors. Brave Vikings will accompany you throughout the cruise and show you Viking equipment. Due to the extraordinary climate and distance between the island of La Gomera and Tenerife, there's a high chance of spotting dolphins and whales along the trip. These mammals often swim along the ship, almost touching the ship’s sides, so everyone can take unforgettable pictures.

Tenerife: Private Sunset Cruise with Whale Watching Option

10. Tenerife: Private Sunset Cruise with Whale Watching Option

Feel the wind in your hair as you cruise out on a luxury sailing yacht and see the spectacular views of the Tenerife coast. Enjoy a glass of champagne, Spanish tapas, and fresh fruit as you watch a colorful sunset, as well as whales and dolphins, if the whale watching option is selected. Go out on the yacht for two hours from Puerto Colon Marina, heading out to explore the marine life, nibble on snacks, and enjoy drinks. Watch the spectacular sunset from the luxury yacht. Enjoy a tour that is perfect for proposals, birthdays, special occasions, or just a treat for yourself on holiday.

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Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 456 reviews

Fantastic tour, entertaining and informative. We saw three pods of pilot whales. The crew was excellent and looked after the whales so they were not chased or felt threatened by us watching them. They offered tasty food on board and would definitely recommend to book this tour!

Hey, everyone! The trip was excellent, had a stop next to the Los Gigantes to swim, that was amazing. We’ve seen dolphins and whales quite close, also the underwater experience was wonderful, never been to a such thing. Thank you! It worth money 100%

Very nice activity, we enjoyed this outing. The staff are friendly and welcoming. We saw dolphins and whales and we swam in a very pretty little cove. I recommend this outing

It was a great experience to see the whales from so close . The catamaran and the crew was also very nice. There was also lunch and drinks included

Absolutely amazing experience. 10/10 would recommend!