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Tenerife: Whales and Dolphin-Watching Viking Cruise

Tenerife: Whales and Dolphin-Watching Viking 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.

From Tenerife: La Gomera Day Trip with Guide

From Tenerife: La Gomera Day Trip with Guide

Visit the picturesque landscapes of La Gomera, the greenest of the Canary Islands, on a day trip from Tenerife. with a professional guide aboard a comfortable air-conditioned bus. Stop at viewpoints to admire the scenery and explore Garajonay National Park. and home to one of the oldest forests in the world. La Gomera, one of the geologically youngest of the western Canary Islands, is an enchanted place where time seems to have stood still. The island's landscape is an intricate labyrinth of valleys, ravines and canyons studded with basalt rock formations of all shapes and sizes. The tour starts with pickup from the meeting point in south Tenerife and transfer to the port of Los Cristianos. You will then board the ferry with the other participants for a quick 50-minute trip to La Gomera. Once in La Gomera, you'll explore the most spectacular sites and viewpoints while listening to the guide's detailed explanation. Admire the island's scenic peaks and ravines forged over the centuries by volcanic activity. The tour continues to the heart of the laurel forest, an ancient ecosystem found in only a handful of other places in the world. The laurel forest features beautiful evergreen and hardwood trees up to 30 meters tall, mosses, ferns and intricate canopies that allow little light to filter through. Refuel with a tasty lunch accompanied by a live demonstration of the Silbo Gomero, a unique traditional whistled language used by the island's inhabitants. The Silbo is exclusive to La Gomera, considered by Unesco as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Return to Tenerife at the end of your tour.

Los Gigantes: Whales and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

Los Gigantes: Whales and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

Search for pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins on a shared or private cruise from Los Gigantes. Keep an eye out for all kinds of marine life, swim and snorkel in a secluded location, and enjoy lunch prepared on the boat. Admire whales and dolphins as the sun sets with the sunset tour option. Leave the port of Los Gigantes in order to begin the search for pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins. Snap photos of the beautiful Teide Volcano, which can be seen on the journey, as well as the island of La Gomera and the rural park of Teno. Spot different cetacean species on the whale and dolphin watching experience, like bottlenose dolphins and pilot whales, and other species like loggerhead sea turtles who are also native to the area, along with fin or sperm whales depending on the season. Finish the whale watching a portion of the tour and then move on to the cliff of the giants, vertical rocky cliffs rising to a height of around 600 meters, and make a stop for 30 minutes at the base of the cliffs where there is a cove perfect for swimming or snorkeling. Enjoy an appetizer with fresh fruit and drinks after swimming and snorkeling. Rest as you enjoy the appetizer before returning to the port along the cliff.

Tenerife: Viking Cruise with Drinks, Show, Whales & Dolphins

Tenerife: Viking Cruise with Drinks, Show, Whales & Dolphins

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 nearby. 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.

From South Tenerife: La Gomera Island Day Trip with Lunch

From South Tenerife: La Gomera Island Day Trip with Lunch

Travel back in time on a tour from the south of Tenerife to the nearby island of La Gomera. Catch the fast ferry to San Sebastián de La Gomera. Then, drive from the capital through the valley of Hermigua toward Garajonay National Park. Travel through the forest of “El Cedro” and marvel at its unique vegetation. Enjoy lunch at the top of the island while watching a demonstration of how the locals perform their unique whistling language called "Silbo Gomero." On your way back, pass through "Chipude" and "El Cercado." Admire the impressive rock of "Agando." Learn the history and culture of San Sebastián, and see the church of Asunción where Christopher Columbus prayed before his journey to the New World.

Tenerife: Teide Sunset Night Tour and Stargazing

Tenerife: Teide Sunset Night Tour and Stargazing

Let the starry Canarian sky conquer your imagination on an unforgettable astronomical tour from Tenerife to Teide National Park. Admire the sunset with a glass of wine and use professional stargazing gear to spot stars, planets, and nebulae. . Hop on board the bus and start the climb towards Teide National Park and stop along the way to stretch your legs and take some pictures. The route offers sweeping panoramic views of the coast and the volcanic landscapes of Tenerife. Once at the park, surround yourself with the unique nature of the island. There is no better place to toast a glass of cava (Spanish sparkling wine) than while watching a romantic sunset over the island of La Gomera. When it's time to stargaze, your guides and onsite astronomers will set up an observation camp with telescopes and laser pointers. Weather permitting, observe many stars, planets, nebulae, and galaxies while having a privileged view of the Milky Way.

Costa Adeje: Tenerife Monkey Beach Club Utopia Pool Party

Costa Adeje: Tenerife Monkey Beach Club Utopia Pool Party

Utopia at Cielo Monkey Beach Club has brought the ultimate experience of luxury, exclusivity and fun to Tenerife. Our incredible beach club is located in the prestigious area of Costa Adeje and overlooks both the Troya and Las Americas beaches. Our panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean are unbeatable and there is no better place to experience the sun setting over La Gomera than from our terrace! You can upgrade to chill out on one of our beds on the terrace, all with views of and access to our crystal clear infinity pool, and enjoy your day with live DJs, Mcs, Singers, Percussion Players, Dancers and a Saxaphonist. From 12.00hrs to 18.00hrs on a Friday and Monday also, 6 hours of non stop music and vibes!

Tenerife: Kayak and Snorkel with Turtles

Tenerife: Kayak and Snorkel with Turtles

Get up close and personal with some marine life on this guided kayak excursion. Descend to the beach where you will have a small briefing before starting your adventure. Leave the sandy beach and hit the water, enjoying the stunning natural views and unique perspective from the water. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to observe sea turtles in their natural habitat and witness dolphins up close. Practise your snorkelling, with the turtles (and instructor) from one of the nearby islands, only accessible by sea. Then discover a beautiful sea cave that houses an abundance of marine life.

Costa Adeje: Double Tuk-Tuk Tour

Costa Adeje: Double 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. At Mundo´s you will be offered a refreshing drink while you can visit its store full of antiques and handmade products brought directly from artisans all over the world. Arriving at the Caldera del Rey, a breathtaking volcanic valley, you will be explained how the Canarian farmers have been producing for many years a wide variety of tropical fruits, especially our famous bananas. Once in the zone, you will be driven to one of the most impressive viewpoint, one of the only places where you can admire all the small villages of Costa Adeje and Las Américas and the islands of La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro all together. 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. 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.

From South Tenerife: Teide National Park Tour

From South Tenerife: Teide National Park Tour

First, we’ll drive our way up towards the town of Arona, and to the highest town of Spain Vilaflor. Here we’ll have some time for a short break to walk through the peaceful town and perhaps to enjoy a good-tasting local coffee. After our break, we’ll continue our journey through the enormous pine forest where we’ll be able to get to the largest and very old pine tree “El Pino Gordo” for a photo break. Further on we arrive at the famous place of the park with an amazing landscape of different lava materials, and the great famous rocks named “Roques de García”. Here we’ll have some time to explore the landscape and discover the amazing area. Also, there is a small hotel up there, “Parador de Cañadas del Teide”, a cafeteria and a nice souvenir shop. Later on, we also will pass by the old peak of the Teide “El Pico Viejo” with its huge lava field of over 5 km². Fairly recent with just over 200 years ago. Then we continue to a five hundred years old lava flow from the volcano “Boca Cangrejo”, with the great view to the neighboring island of La Gomera. Thereafter, we drive a little further into the Teide National Park, and we arrive at a place where we have the opportunity to take a short walk to the crater of the Sámara volcano. On the way back to the south, we stop at a fantastic viewpoint of several volcanoes also showing a bizarre volcanic landscape.

La Gomera

La Gomera

Our most recommended La Gomera Nature & adventure

Tenerife: Whales and Dolphin-Watching Viking Cruise

Tenerife: Whales and Dolphin-Watching Viking 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.

From Tenerife: La Gomera Day Trip with Guide

From Tenerife: La Gomera Day Trip with Guide

Visit the picturesque landscapes of La Gomera, the greenest of the Canary Islands, on a day trip from Tenerife. with a professional guide aboard a comfortable air-conditioned bus. Stop at viewpoints to admire the scenery and explore Garajonay National Park. and home to one of the oldest forests in the world. La Gomera, one of the geologically youngest of the western Canary Islands, is an enchanted place where time seems to have stood still. The island's landscape is an intricate labyrinth of valleys, ravines and canyons studded with basalt rock formations of all shapes and sizes. The tour starts with pickup from the meeting point in south Tenerife and transfer to the port of Los Cristianos. You will then board the ferry with the other participants for a quick 50-minute trip to La Gomera. Once in La Gomera, you'll explore the most spectacular sites and viewpoints while listening to the guide's detailed explanation. Admire the island's scenic peaks and ravines forged over the centuries by volcanic activity. The tour continues to the heart of the laurel forest, an ancient ecosystem found in only a handful of other places in the world. The laurel forest features beautiful evergreen and hardwood trees up to 30 meters tall, mosses, ferns and intricate canopies that allow little light to filter through. Refuel with a tasty lunch accompanied by a live demonstration of the Silbo Gomero, a unique traditional whistled language used by the island's inhabitants. The Silbo is exclusive to La Gomera, considered by Unesco as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Return to Tenerife at the end of your tour.

Los Gigantes: Whales and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

Los Gigantes: Whales and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

Search for pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins on a shared or private cruise from Los Gigantes. Keep an eye out for all kinds of marine life, swim and snorkel in a secluded location, and enjoy lunch prepared on the boat. Admire whales and dolphins as the sun sets with the sunset tour option. Leave the port of Los Gigantes in order to begin the search for pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins. Snap photos of the beautiful Teide Volcano, which can be seen on the journey, as well as the island of La Gomera and the rural park of Teno. Spot different cetacean species on the whale and dolphin watching experience, like bottlenose dolphins and pilot whales, and other species like loggerhead sea turtles who are also native to the area, along with fin or sperm whales depending on the season. Finish the whale watching a portion of the tour and then move on to the cliff of the giants, vertical rocky cliffs rising to a height of around 600 meters, and make a stop for 30 minutes at the base of the cliffs where there is a cove perfect for swimming or snorkeling. Enjoy an appetizer with fresh fruit and drinks after swimming and snorkeling. Rest as you enjoy the appetizer before returning to the port along the cliff.

Tenerife: Viking Cruise with Drinks, Show, Whales & Dolphins

Tenerife: Viking Cruise with Drinks, Show, Whales & Dolphins

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 nearby. 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.

From South Tenerife: La Gomera Island Day Trip with Lunch

From South Tenerife: La Gomera Island Day Trip with Lunch

Travel back in time on a tour from the south of Tenerife to the nearby island of La Gomera. Catch the fast ferry to San Sebastián de La Gomera. Then, drive from the capital through the valley of Hermigua toward Garajonay National Park. Travel through the forest of “El Cedro” and marvel at its unique vegetation. Enjoy lunch at the top of the island while watching a demonstration of how the locals perform their unique whistling language called "Silbo Gomero." On your way back, pass through "Chipude" and "El Cercado." Admire the impressive rock of "Agando." Learn the history and culture of San Sebastián, and see the church of Asunción where Christopher Columbus prayed before his journey to the New World.

Tenerife: Teide Sunset Night Tour and Stargazing

Tenerife: Teide Sunset Night Tour and Stargazing

Let the starry Canarian sky conquer your imagination on an unforgettable astronomical tour from Tenerife to Teide National Park. Admire the sunset with a glass of wine and use professional stargazing gear to spot stars, planets, and nebulae. . Hop on board the bus and start the climb towards Teide National Park and stop along the way to stretch your legs and take some pictures. The route offers sweeping panoramic views of the coast and the volcanic landscapes of Tenerife. Once at the park, surround yourself with the unique nature of the island. There is no better place to toast a glass of cava (Spanish sparkling wine) than while watching a romantic sunset over the island of La Gomera. When it's time to stargaze, your guides and onsite astronomers will set up an observation camp with telescopes and laser pointers. Weather permitting, observe many stars, planets, nebulae, and galaxies while having a privileged view of the Milky Way.

Costa Adeje: Tenerife Monkey Beach Club Utopia Pool Party

Costa Adeje: Tenerife Monkey Beach Club Utopia Pool Party

Utopia at Cielo Monkey Beach Club has brought the ultimate experience of luxury, exclusivity and fun to Tenerife. Our incredible beach club is located in the prestigious area of Costa Adeje and overlooks both the Troya and Las Americas beaches. Our panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean are unbeatable and there is no better place to experience the sun setting over La Gomera than from our terrace! You can upgrade to chill out on one of our beds on the terrace, all with views of and access to our crystal clear infinity pool, and enjoy your day with live DJs, Mcs, Singers, Percussion Players, Dancers and a Saxaphonist. From 12.00hrs to 18.00hrs on a Friday and Monday also, 6 hours of non stop music and vibes!

Tenerife: Kayak and Snorkel with Turtles

Tenerife: Kayak and Snorkel with Turtles

Get up close and personal with some marine life on this guided kayak excursion. Descend to the beach where you will have a small briefing before starting your adventure. Leave the sandy beach and hit the water, enjoying the stunning natural views and unique perspective from the water. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to observe sea turtles in their natural habitat and witness dolphins up close. Practise your snorkelling, with the turtles (and instructor) from one of the nearby islands, only accessible by sea. Then discover a beautiful sea cave that houses an abundance of marine life.

Costa Adeje: Double Tuk-Tuk Tour

Costa Adeje: Double 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. At Mundo´s you will be offered a refreshing drink while you can visit its store full of antiques and handmade products brought directly from artisans all over the world. Arriving at the Caldera del Rey, a breathtaking volcanic valley, you will be explained how the Canarian farmers have been producing for many years a wide variety of tropical fruits, especially our famous bananas. Once in the zone, you will be driven to one of the most impressive viewpoint, one of the only places where you can admire all the small villages of Costa Adeje and Las Américas and the islands of La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro all together. 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. 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.

From South Tenerife: Teide National Park Tour

From South Tenerife: Teide National Park Tour

First, we’ll drive our way up towards the town of Arona, and to the highest town of Spain Vilaflor. Here we’ll have some time for a short break to walk through the peaceful town and perhaps to enjoy a good-tasting local coffee. After our break, we’ll continue our journey through the enormous pine forest where we’ll be able to get to the largest and very old pine tree “El Pino Gordo” for a photo break. Further on we arrive at the famous place of the park with an amazing landscape of different lava materials, and the great famous rocks named “Roques de García”. Here we’ll have some time to explore the landscape and discover the amazing area. Also, there is a small hotel up there, “Parador de Cañadas del Teide”, a cafeteria and a nice souvenir shop. Later on, we also will pass by the old peak of the Teide “El Pico Viejo” with its huge lava field of over 5 km². Fairly recent with just over 200 years ago. Then we continue to a five hundred years old lava flow from the volcano “Boca Cangrejo”, with the great view to the neighboring island of La Gomera. Thereafter, we drive a little further into the Teide National Park, and we arrive at a place where we have the opportunity to take a short walk to the crater of the Sámara volcano. On the way back to the south, we stop at a fantastic viewpoint of several volcanoes also showing a bizarre volcanic landscape.

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Overall rating

4.4
(462 reviews)

We had booked the excursion in English and were very surprised when our tour guide suddenly spoke Spanish, English and German throughout the tour. The tour goes around the entire island and stops at the most beautiful places. Sometimes for 5-15 minutes and sometimes for 45 minutes.

The guide (Benjamin) was very informative and outgoing. Such a lovely way to get to know the island! Highly recommend.

Great activity with Isa and her husband, we learned lots about turtles and dolphins and great spot for snorkelling

fantastic guide, spectacular trip, everything wonderful, absolutely recommend

Great tour, great tour guide, great price. couldn’t fault it