Costa de la Luz Safaris & wildlife activities

Our most recommended Costa de la Luz Safaris & wildlife activities

Doñana National Park Off-Road Tour from Seville

1. Doñana National Park Off-Road Tour from Seville

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Seville, and then journey to the pilgrimage town of El Rocío. Get a special permit to explore the protected reserve of Doñana National Park, known for its wetlands, migratory birds, pine forests and coastal dunes. Visit the 13th-century royal hunting grounds of Coto del Rey and enter the home of one of the densest populations of Iberian lynx (Lynx Pardinus) in the world. Return to El Rocío to get some free time to explore and find a nice spot to enjoy lunch at your own expense. Continue to one of the region's beautiful virgin beaches to look for seabirds and go for a relaxing walk near the shore. Return to Seville in the late afternoon and get dropped off at your hotel or other location on request.

Costa de la Luz: Gibraltar Day Trip & Dolphin Watching Tour

2. Costa de la Luz: Gibraltar Day Trip & Dolphin Watching Tour

See Gibraltar’s major landmarks on a guided day trip from Costa de la Luz. Enjoy a bus ride along with live commentary on board. Explore Gibraltar at your own pace (unguided). Take a catamarn to see up to 3 different dolphin species while admiring views of The Rock of Gibraltar, Spain, and North Africa. Start the trip from your chosen meeting point. Hop on a bus and enjoy the journey along the Costa de la Luz and the Bay of Algeciras. Learn about the history of the British colony from your guide. Once at La Linea, cross the border to get to Gibraltar. Hop off the bus and time at leisure (unguided) to stroll around at Casemates Square in the city center or the Alameda Botanic Gardens , the Ocean Village or go to Main Street to indulge in some duty-free shopping. This tour is about Dolphins so the sail usually starts at 12:30, but our bus guide will inform your with more details on the day of the tour. On this excursion you will be in an uncrowded and friendly environment, on board the catamaran “Dolphin Adventurer.” You will get live commentary and the service of expert guides who will explain everything that you see. Learn about the characteristics of the marine animals that you encounter, the particularities of the Strait, and why the area has been declared a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve from your onboard guide. After the boat sail, get still some free time to continue exploring Gibraltar. Get tips from our bus guide on where to grab a bite, and try the typical fish and chips. Then, come back to meet your tour guide at the agreed-upon time adn place for the return journey.

From Seville: Doñana National Park Full-Day Private Tour

3. From Seville: Doñana National Park Full-Day Private Tour

Journey by 4WD vehicle to Doñana National Park and get back to nature amongst its lagoons, marshlands, dunes, Mediterranean forest and 30 kilometers of virgin beaches. Look for wildlife, such as the Iberian lynx, imperial eagle or endangered Egyptian mongoose. Then, follow in the footsteps of the pilgrims who flock to the village of El Rocío every May to pay their respects to the Virgin Mary. Go for a stroll on Matalascañas Beach or relax with a meal. Enjoy some free time to explore on your own before the drive back to Seville. Get explanations about the different ecosystems and fauna and flora.

Huelva: 60-Minute Guided Jet Ski Tour to the Guadiana River

4. Huelva: 60-Minute Guided Jet Ski Tour to the Guadiana River

Enjoy the beauty of the Isla Canela marshes from the water on this jet ski tour from Huelva. Ride a high quality Sea Doo jet ski and stop for a swim in the open sea. Reach the gaping mouth of the Guadiana River before returning to your starting point.  Check-in with the activity provider and get set up with your life jacket and jet ski. Follow your guide as you set off from the Marina Isla Canela towards the Isla Canela marshes. Enter the waters of the La Canela channel admire the grassy marshes as you drive towards the Guadiana River. Reach the Guadiana river, cruise by the Ayamonte fish market, where they sell their the catches off their fishing boats. Pass under the bridge that connects Spain and Portugal. Refresh yourself with a dip in the open ocean before returning to your starting point.

Seville: Doñana National Park Full-Day Tour

5. Seville: Doñana National Park Full-Day Tour

Discover the spectacular Doñana National Park of Andalusia’s Atlantic coast on a full-day scenic wilderness tour from Seville, and see thousands of birds and unique ecosystems. Following a hotel pick-up, drive approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) towards Portugal. You will arrive at the village of El Rocío to stop for a coffee or typical Andalusian breakfast if you are feeling hungry. Enjoy a stroll around the picturesque village to see the charming chapel, before continuing to Doñana Park, one of the most important marshlands in Europe thanks to its proximity to Africa. On arrival, visit the information center to learn more about the wildlife, and enjoy a short hike to take in the wide panoramas. Next, head to the beach for a swim or short siesta. You can choose to have a picnic on the beach, or head to a local restaurant to try the catch of the day if you prefer. After lunch, you will have the options to tour the National Park by 4WD vehicle, driving through shallow streams and over sand dunes, marveling at the abundant bird life, or climbing on the back of a horse to ride along the windswept beach.

Doñana National Park: 2-Day Tour from Seville

6. Doñana National Park: 2-Day Tour from Seville

Discover the natural beauty of Doñana National Park on a 2-day tour from Seville. Travel through the northern part of the park to the village of El Rocío. Explore the village and see its sanctuary. Enjoy a walk along the trails of Doñana National Park that follow La Rocina stream. After lunch on the first day you’ll take in the largest dune system in Spain and the fossil dune of Asperillo. At sunset, travel by jeep in a wooded area, where you’ll be on the lookout for storks. Arrive at your accommodation at the edge of the park at dusk. Head to El Acebuche and its visitor center on the second day and begin a tour of the park’s southern area. Travel for 4 hours in an off-road truck to the mouth of the Guadalquivir at Sanlúcar de Barrameda. See the marsh, mobile dunes, and local wildlife before enjoying a typical Marismeño lunch. Make a final stop at El Rocío before returning to Seville.

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What people are saying about Costa de la Luz

We have had a bad experience from minute zero, they made a mistake at the meeting point, which was in Tarifa, and we arrived half an hour late for everything, the guides left and left us alone in Gibraltar, no guide, no recommendations, absolutely nothing. the dolphin sighting is not worth much because you hardly see anything, apart from the fact that everything is in English, in total we spent 4 hours on the excursion, you don't have time for anything, we were left wanting to visit the nature reserve, too I have to say that the customer service has been the best, they respond immediately and they have reimbursed us half of what we paid. Even so, we are very disappointed since it was a gift that we and my daughter and I gave to my husband and it was a real disaster.

We had a really nice day with Luisme. He has an amazing knowledge of many different topics and it was always interesting what he was telling. The park Donaña is very beautiful and we saw many different birds like bee-eaters and hoopoes. I liked most the visit to the lynx-sanctuary. You could see that the park guide is really dedicated to his work and that he liked to share his knowledge with us. I could imagine to do this tour again

Very nice experience, the boat is very small and the crew is very friendly. If you tell them you're not speaking Spanish they also have an audio guide over speakers in your language in addition to what the driver is telling you. There are also Gambas and some whine included.

It was a nice trip with a very nice captain who put a lot of effort into it. The tour is timed clearly, not too long and not too short. Just right to discover the sights. The trip is definitely recommended. A small highlight at the end is the tasting of wine and shrimp.

Great atmosphere, interesting information and, above all, in Polish :) delicious treat;)