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  • Tenerife: 5-Hour Whales and Dolphins Tour

    1. Tenerife: 5-Hour Whales and Dolphins Tour

    You'll depart from Puerto Colon at 11:00AM at which point you will go in search of whales and dolphins. During your 5-hour excursion you will visit the cliff of Los Gigantes, as your boat sails to an area where there is a greater possibility to see pilot whales. You will have a 30-minute stop to see the whales in their natural environment, and at the end of the whale watching experience you will sail to the cliffs of Los Gigantes. Once there, anchor in one of the bays under the cliffs of Los Gigantes whilst enjoying some lunch. Following that, go swimming in the inviting waters before sailing back to Port Colón along the southwestern coast of Tenerife.

  • Tenerife: Whale Watching Catamaran Tour

    2. Tenerife: Whale Watching Catamaran Tour

    Sail off the coast of southwest Tenerife on a 2-hour boat excursion looking for whales and dolphins. The boat departs from Puerto Colon, travelling 2 or 3 miles from the coast, where the pilot whales are often to be found. The beautiful sea mammals live permanently in the area, and are seen all year around. Sailing by catamaran, you will also pass by some fish-farms, where the clever dolphins are often looking for an easy meal. The crew are very knowledgeable about all the whales and Tenerife's other marine life. As you sail, you will also learn about the huge squids that can grow up to 40 feet (12 meters) in length, and live at depths of up to 2,600 feet (800 meters) between Tenerife and La Gomera. If you choose the 3-hour option the catamaran will stop in the bay of Playa Espagueti and you will be able to enjoy swimming and snorkeling off the boat.

    Really nice day out, sandwiches and unlimited drinks alcoholic/non alcoholic. Saw lots of whales and they gave enough time for photos. Snorkelling was amazing too we saw loads of fish. Only downfall was the lack of a card machine for paying for the photos they take of you they only accept cash

  • Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise by Sail Boat with Pick-Up

    3. Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise by Sail Boat with Pick-Up

    Climb aboard a beautiful sailing boat at the port in Los Gigantes and set sail on a 3-hour small-group cruise to look for whales and other marine life in their natural environment. Cruise out into the open sea in search for dolphins and pilot whales in an intimate group of no more than 9 people. Help raise the sail if the conditions are right and travel across the waves powered by the wind! Get served complimentary drinks, along with fresh fruit on board the boat. Drop anchor to go for a swim in the sea or snorkel with the marine life in a small cove of outstanding beauty. Return to the boat to enjoy freshly made sandwiches. Then, slowly navigate your way back to port enjoying the great views of the cliffs along the way.

    Super! must have experience on Tenerife! The crew is the best one, the boat is superior. Just get it and enjoy!

  • Tenerife: 3-Hour Whale and Dolphin Watching by Sailboat

    4. Tenerife: 3-Hour Whale and Dolphin Watching by Sailboat

    Climb aboard for an unforgettable 3-hour cruise by 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 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 on-board staff know all about the mammals to help you understand their behavior better.

    Actually this has been the best tour in the whole vacation that we had on Tenerife.

  • Gran Canaria: 2.5-Hour Dolphin Watching Boat Tour

    5. Gran Canaria: 2.5-Hour Dolphin Watching Boat Tour

    Climb aboard a spacious speedboat in Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria, and then head for the open ocean to look for dolphins, whales and other animals in their natural environment. Benefit from a live and informative commentary aboard the large and comfortable boat, with room for up to 32 people for your comfort and maximum attention. Spend approximately 2.5 hours on the deep blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and get breathtaking views of both the sea and coastline. Break for a refreshing swim after approximately 1 hour. Go to one of the most beautiful beaches on the Canary Islands. Then, return to harbor at the end of your thrilling adventure and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

    Una experiencia recomendable ya que pudimos ver los delfines (en el último momento) y además el guía fue muy divertido. Sin embargo, considero que la actividad es demasiado larga, duró 2h 45 minutos. En mi opinión y la de mi pareja con 2h es más que suficiente. De igual modo, pensamos que 30€/persona es caro.

  • Tenerife: Dolphins by Kayak Tour

    6. Tenerife: Dolphins by Kayak Tour

    Your adventure will begin in the morning when the ocean is still very calm. Begin with kayaking instructions and all the safety measures needed for a great time on the sea. At this hour of the morning, enjoy the relaxing atmosphere as you get into the kayak on the empty beach of Playa de Los Cristianos.   Start paddling along the harbor, exiting into the open sea followed by seagulls for around 30 minutes to get out to where the dolphins pass by. You can enjoy a great time watching the dolphins playing around and sometimes doing a really wild show.   After around 1 hour, we will paddle away gently, trying as much possible not to disrupt the dolphins’ morning routine. This will be an adventure you will always remember.

  • Lanzarote: 2.5-Hour Sunset and Dolphins Cruise

    7. Lanzarote: 2.5-Hour Sunset and Dolphins Cruise

    Commence your sunset tour of Lanzarote at 18:00 in the summer season (April - October) or 16:00 during the winter season (November - March) with pick-up from your accommodation. Hop aboard an air-conditioned bus and travel to the Marina Puerto del Carmen in the Old Town harbor.  Climb aboard the modern "Biosfera Jet" boat get panoramic views of the coast as you go in search of dolphins frolicking in the water. Look for whales and other marine mammals in their natural habitat, and get detailed information about the cetaceans from the expert crew. Benefit from a trip with a high percentage of success spotting the wildlife. Then, watch the sunset over the ocean as you sip Champagne and nibble on complimentary pastries. Sail back to Puerto del Carmen, where a shuttle bus will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.

    Very relaxing seeing the waves, and so nice to see the beautiful color of sunset.

  • From Tazacorte: Catamaran Cruise of La Palma

    8. From Tazacorte: Catamaran Cruise of La Palma

    Climb aboard a beautiful catamaran in the port of Tazarcorte and set sail off the north coast of La Palma. Travel by boat designed to access areas such as the Cueva Bonita cave, and with submarine-style views for a complete and amazing experience. Avail of the services of a friendly crew with 15 years experience in the waters of the Canary Islands to help answer any questions you may have. Relax in the knowledge that the catamaran is equipped with a rescue boat, life jackets for adults and children and an auxiliary zodiac for your complete safety. Make use of the on-board bar and wide deck to enjoy the sun. Discover beautiful locations, such as Porís de Candelaria, where the rock formations will take your breath away!

    Increíble. Vinos delfines y ballenas. La tripulación muy simpática y hablaban varios idiomas.

  • Gran Canaria: Dolphin Watching & Güi Güi Beach by Boat

    9. Gran Canaria: Dolphin Watching & Güi Güi Beach by Boat

    Look for dolphins, whales and other marine life in the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Depart from Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria and then head out to sea. Keep a look out for the friendly animals as they jump and frolic among the waves, and benefit from stunning views of the coastline along the way. After approximately 60 minutes, disembark at Güi Güi Beach, where you will get some time to relax on the pristine sands of the unspoiled location and go for a swim in the sea. Enjoy a typical lunch of the Canary Islands, and then walk off the calories with a stroll along the shore. Swim and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters or just soak up the sun on the beach. After an exciting 3 hours, return to the harbor to enjoy the rest of your day at leisure

    The trip was very successful! We saw dolphins, after that we went snorkeling and swimming. The day was very nice!

  • Tenerife Exclusive Snorkeling Trip with Marine Biologist

    10. Tenerife Exclusive Snorkeling Trip with Marine Biologist

    Arrive at the dive center to pick up snorkeling gear for the 3-hour trip. A marine biologist will point out the main species that are likely to be seen on the snorkeling adventure. It will be decided on the day the best site to carry out the activity, from the shore or with our boat, depending on the sea conditions. On arrival, the snorkeling begins, led by the marine biologist. Enjoy a snack with fresh fruits, cookies and water between snorkeling stops. During the break, the marine biologist will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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What people are saying about Canary Islands

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Una experiencia inolvidable. Gracias a Jaime David y Ayleen que nos hicieron pasar unas horas maravillosas. An unforgettable experience. Thank you very much, great, nice team, everything went really well.

Wonderful experience. We had the opportunity to see whales, dolphins and tuna and surrounded by a spectacular landscape. Also, Jaime and his brother are great. 100% recommendable !!

A unique experience with views that are impossible to imagine from land. But without a doubt the crew, my congratulations for making this trip unforgettable, thank you.

Superb experience. We were lucky enough to see whales and dolphins, the guides were friendly and helpful. We do not regret this choice and recommend this activity.

Great time. Interesting attractions during the trip - we even managed to see a turtle;) Nice and very helpful staff. Small group - no crowds on the boat.