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Tenerife: Scuba Dive for Beginners In Turtle Area

1. Tenerife: Scuba Dive for Beginners In Turtle Area

Begin your adventure into scuba diving with a beginner's dive in Costa Adeje. Have a great chance of seeing Tenerife's beautiful marine life as you dive at a site known for its turtle population. Learn the basics of scuba diving and then float along on a snorkeling safari. Start your journey to explore the underwater worlds of the oceans on a beginner's diving activity in Tenerife. Meet at the dive center in Costa Adeje and get a short information session with your instructor before your first dive. Dive to a depth of no more than 7 meters under the careful control and supervision of your PADI-qualified instructor. Experience what it feels like to breathe underwater and get closer to the sea life than you ever imagined possible. Then, go on a snorkeling safari in waters that have been voted some of the best in the world. See the diverse marine life of Tenerife as you explore a site populated by different fish and turtles. Look for whales and dolphins from the boat as you sail from one location to the next. Finally, ride the boat back to the meeting point.

Tenerife: Kayaking and Snorkeling with Turtles

2. Tenerife: Kayaking and Snorkeling with Turtles

Climb aboard for a kayaking adventure in Tenerife and get up close and personal with dolphins and turtles in their natural environment. Observe the amazing creatures from a vessel that does not frighten them or disturb their natural habitat. Be surrounded by pods of up to 30 dolphins that sometimes put on a show by jumping high into the air. Home to up to 5 different species of dolphins, including bottlenose dolphins, the waters just off the island’s coast are ideal to marvel at these lovable creatures. While the bottlenose dolphins are the easiest to spot, other species inhabit the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, including rough-toothed dolphins, striped dolphins, and common dolphins. As wild animals, views cannot be guaranteed, but there is a 95% chance that you will encounter the animals on your trip. Get an optional swimming break and snorkel with turtles and bull rays in a bay only accessible by kayak as a bonus. Usually, within a few minutes, curious turtles arrive and get very close, swimming around and in between you. Also, bull rays regularly glide elegantly along the sea bed underneath you.

Tenerife: Snorkeling Trip in the Turtle Area

3. 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.

Kayaking and Snorkeling with Turtles

4. Kayaking and Snorkeling with Turtles

Head out onto the beautiful clear waters surrounding Tenerife and discover the magic of this beautiful island. Spend time kayaking across the ocean taking in the scenery as you go passed the rocks of Palm Mar. See huge caves and the stunning, sweeping coastline. Stop to snorkel in the blue waters and discover a vast world of fish and other marine inhabitants, a perfect opportunity to know the ocean life of Tenerife. Sometimes on the way back, dolphins swim passed adding to the magic of the afternoon. Make friends with the turtles who live here as you explore this underwater paradise. 

Tenerife: Private Luxury Motor Boat Sunset Cruise

5. Tenerife: Private Luxury Motor Boat Sunset Cruise

Feel the wind in your hair as you cruise out on a luxury motorboat and see the spectacular views of the coast of Tenerife. Sit back with a glass of champagne and see the memorable sunset, Go out onto the yacht for 2 hours from Puerto Colon Marina, heading out to explore the marine life, nibble on snacks, sample fruit, and enjoy drinks. Watch the spectacular sunset from a luxury yacht. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the evening. Perfect for proposals, birthdays, special occasions, or just a treat for yourself on holiday. Dinner, cakes, and flowers can also be provided on request if you want to make the cruise extra special.

Full-Day Private Sailing and Marine Life Charter in Tenerife

6. Full-Day Private Sailing and Marine Life Charter in Tenerife

Enjoy spectacular views of Tenerife as you cruise in and out of Puerto Colon Marina on this full-day sailing charter. See whales and dolphins, visit secluded bays, swim or go snorkeling during an amazing day at sea. Your professional and informative captain will serve you free drinks and snacks, and take you to some the best sailing areas of the Canary Islands. The south-west coast of Tenerife is a perfect place for watching whales in the wild as there are permanent pods in the clear waters at all times of the year. You can find up to twenty-one different species of whale in Tenerife's waters: from the colossal blue whale to the feared killer whale. Your captain will be sure to point out the most populated spots for other types of marine life along the way. After navigating the open waters, we'll anchor in a secluded bay to enjoy lunch with wine. After lunch, we head for the wonderful and spectacular cliffs of Los Gigantes. Here the cliffs rise out of the water to reach over 500 meters in height Jump overboard and enjoy swimming and snorkeling before heading back to our marina at Puerto Colon.

Tenerife 3-6 Hour Private Sailing Experience and Class

7. Tenerife 3-6 Hour Private Sailing Experience and Class

Charter a luxury boat, with skipper, and explore the coast and seas of South Tenerife from Puerto Colón marina. Take the helm, pull the ropes, and experience other activities to make you seaworthy on either a half-day (3-hour) or full-day (6-hour) adventure. Your personal skipper will teach you all the thrills and skills of crewing a luxury yacht. No prior sailing experience is necessary; all you need is a sense of adventure. There's a good chance you'll see dolphins as you sail. On a good day they come to play close to the boat. You may even be joined by sea turtles and whales! The yacht is fully-fitted with rolling Genoa, mainsail, GPS, radio, safety equipment, and - most importantly - a friendly skipper. Perfect for beginners, and people who want a taster of what it’s like to skipper a yacht, the completely private tours are only for you and up to 9 of your family and friends. Those who don’t want to learn to sail can relax on deck, while you get instruction on the winds, the movements of the boat, and full safety procedures. If you opt for the full-day tour, you will also be served a delicious lunch out at sea, while all tours come with complimentary snacks.

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What people are saying about Canary Islands

This was an incredible experience. The whole team is so friendly. I had such a patient instructor. I began to almost have a panic attack in the water and the way he calmed me down was absolutely amazing. I was really nervous at the beginning and wanted to pull out, he encouraged me not to and guided me each step of the way, before I realized I was at the bottom of the ocean with the sea creatures. I conquered my fears and had an amazing experience. I am so glad I did this.

The different skill levels in the group were taken into account very well. The instructors were great and seemed to enjoy their job

Fantastic experience! Staff so friendly and took health & safety seriously without dampening the mood. Would highly recommend

We have seen lots of whales and dolphins without chasing them. Great crew And great experiences

Very supportive instructors. Made my kids feel very safe. Friendly atmosphere. Good education.