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Costa Adeje: Search for Dolphins and Whales on an Eco-Cruise

1. Costa Adeje: Search for Dolphins and Whales on an Eco-Cruise

Set sail in the Atlantic on an unforgettable eco-friendly dolphin and whale watching boat day trip from Costa Ajede in Tenerife. Enjoy plenty of food and drinks onboard, and stop for a quick swim at a beautiful location. Start your marine adventure by meeting your crew at the dock in Costa Ajede for a quick safety briefing. Then, set sail towards ideal dolphin and whale watching hotspots on a catamaran equipped with fuel-efficient technology designed to greatly reduce its carbon footprint. Time to get out your phone or camera while cruising the Teno-Rasca Whale Sanctuary, part of Tenerife’s official Special Conservation Zone that protects vulnerable marine wildlife and habitats. Enjoy the views from the boat as you pass beaches such as Playa de las Américas and Playa de los Cristianos on the way. Spot the famous Mount Teide of Tenerife from the water on clear days. Look out for dolphins and whales in their natural habitat, safe in the knowledge that you are also simultaneously respecting their environment from a distance. Benefit from your crew’s expert commentary and underwater audio equipment to bring the sounds of the ocean onto your deck. Enjoy some time to swim in the Atlantic waters before heading back to shore. On the 3-hour tour, you will be served drinks and a small sandwich. If you want even more time at sea, book the extended option that includes an onboard lunch with rice and chicken. Vegetarian options are also available. Gain 2 extra hours with the "extended" option to explore more parts of the coastline, including the impressive cliffs at Los Gigantes, and the exclusive bay at Masca Beach that once served as a pirate hideaway.

Tenerife: Mount Teide Tour with Cable Car Ticket & Transfer

2. Tenerife: Mount Teide Tour with Cable Car Ticket & Transfer

Join a day trip from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Teide National Park, home to Mt. Teide, Spain’s tallest peak at 12,198 feet (3,718 meters). Following pickup from your hotel, head to the park, and explore its lunar landscapes. Take a cable car to the peak and enjoy time at leisure to soak up the views. After getting picked up in the selected location, visit the largest national park in the Canary Islands and experience a volcanic landscape of unrivaled beauty with your Mount Teide cable car ticket. Forget the car and contribute to a sustainable Teide. By choosing group transport, beat overcrowding in the vehicle parking zones inside the national park which, as a conservation measure, are small and unsuitable for expansion. From the base station, board the cable car for the 8-minute ride up to the highest peak in Spain. The cable car’s upper station, at 3,555 meters, is the point of departure for 3 interesting trails for hiking enthusiasts. There are paths to Pico Viejo Lookout and La Fortaleza Lookout, where you’ll have spectacular views of the north and south of the island. The Telesforo Bravo path leads to the highest point of the volcano, at an altitude of 3,718 meters. To visit the peak you must apply for a permit in advance.

Costa Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Cruise with Food and Pickup

3. Costa Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Cruise with Food and Pickup

Discover the striking Tenerife south coast on a scenic boat trip aboard a catamaran. Relax as you enjoy a delicious lunch on board and stay on the lookout for local species. Allow the staff to point out wildlife, such as dolphins, whales, and migratory birds. Start your adventure by being picked up and departing from Puerto Colon. Receive a safety briefing and begin spotting a variety of animals. Seize the chance to discover impressive marine species as the staff helps you identify each of them and provide relevant facts about the local environment. After the animal sightings, head towards Diego Hernandez Bay to relax in the sunbathing nets or cool off in the clear water. Sip on a refreshing drink and taste a delicious Canarian style rice. Bring your own snorkeling equipment, admire the colorful fish, and find one or two turtles if you're lucky. Finally, return to Puerto Colon, bordering the Costa Adeje coast, where you can appreciate the stunning view and the Teide Volcano.

Los Gigantes: Dolphin & Whale Watching Cruise with Swimming

4. Los Gigantes: Dolphin & Whale Watching Cruise with Swimming

Board your cruise in the picturesque Los Gigantes port and set out in search of whales and dolphins. As you cruise, smile at the frolicking dolphins and the beautiful whales swimming by your boat. After capturing mesmerizing shots of these marine wonders, continue your journey with a visit to the towering cliffs of Masca and Los Gigantes. As you marvel at the cliffs, sip on a cool drink and enjoy the sun. Next, drop anchor in one of the pristine bays with crystal-clear waters like Masca, Barranco Seco, or Juan López, and go for a refreshing swim in idyllic waters.

From Santiago del Teide: Sunset Quad Trip to Mount Teide

5. From Santiago del Teide: Sunset Quad Trip to Mount Teide

Are you in search of an adventure that will take your breath away? Then the Teide Sunset Quad trip is for you! Cruise through the beautiful scenery on Tenerife’s roads and trails on a quad bike. Witness a captivating sunset atop Mount Teide, one of Spain’s most magnificent volcanoes. Don’t miss out on this amazing experience, start up your quad and explore Tenerife in a way you never have before! You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to our office in Santiago del Teide, where you will be given a safety briefing and instructions on how to drive the quad. We will then start our journey towards Mount Teide while making multiple stops on the way up for photo opportunities. On your journey to Mount Teide, admire the stunning landscape as you ascend towards 2000m above the sea level, a majestic spot to watch the sunset. Once we reach 2000m we will stop and watch the stunning sunset above the clouds with some snacks and drinks. To complete this magical experience, we will then escort you back to your hotel at the end of the tour. This day trip is an unforgettable experience that you won’t want to miss!

Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Watching with Lunch and Swimming

6. Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Watching with Lunch and Swimming

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. Choose between a 3-hour and a 4.5-hour tour. Travel along the southern coast of Tenerife, on the 4'5h cruise you will arrive at the spectacular Acantilado de los Gigantes and the Bay of Masca. Marvel at the dramatic cliffs that reach 600 meters high. On the 3h cruise we will take you to the crystalline turquoise waters of the Bay of Diego Hernandez for your lunch and swimming stop. Stop to enjoy a relaxing swim in the calm waters of the bay. Enjoy a cold beer or a glass of sangria along with lunch back on deck. A courtesy lunch and drinks are included in this tour (beer, sangria, soft drinks, juice, and water).   Enjoy beautiful views of southern Tenerife on the return journey to the port in Puerto Colon.

Tenerife: Teide National Park Full-Day Tour with Pickup

7. Tenerife: Teide National Park Full-Day Tour with Pickup

Explore the diverse geography and geology of Tenerife on a full-day tour to 4 distinct landscapes around the island’s tallest mountain. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to the National Heritage Site of Mt. Teide and the Teide National Park. Enjoy breathtaking views of the island’s west coast. Travel through local villages, such as Vilaflor, and see magnificent pine forests before going to the plateau of the volcano. Marvel at the lunar landscape that has been used as the location for films such as “Planet of the Apes” and “Clash of the Titans.” Drive through the Orotava Valley to Icod Los Vinos, famous for its wines. See the legendary drago tree, known for its mystical powers. Stop for a Canarian lunch (own expense), before transferring to Garachico, a local town destroyed by the volcanic eruption of 1706. Next, experience the magic of Masca, and enjoy fabulous views of La Gomera. With only around 120 inhabitants, Masca was the traditional hideout for pirates and their contraband stolen from the ships from La Gomera. Pass the giant cliffs of Los Gigantes before the transfer back to your hotel.

Los Gigantes: Whales and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

8. 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: Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise by Sail Boat

9. Tenerife: Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise by Sail Boat

Climb aboard a beautiful sailing boat at the port in Los Gigantes and set sail on a cruise to look for whales and other marine life in their natural environment. Cruise out into the open sea in search of dolphins and pilot whales in an intimate group. Help raise the sail if the conditions are right and travel across the waves powered by the wind. Get served 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.

Los Gigantes: Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour with Drinks

10. Los Gigantes: Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour with Drinks

Set sail from Los Gigantes on a search for dolphins or whales. After spotting these marine creatures, head to the breathtaking cliffs of Masca and Los Gigantes, some of the world's tallest, reaching a height of almost 600 meters. Listen to commentary from your guide along the way. Drop anchor in the crystal-clear waters of one of the bays and take a refreshing swim. Enter the water using the stairs or make a splash and use the trapeze. After the swim, indulge in a paella lunch with chicken and vegetables and a piece of fruit for dessert (if the 3-hour option is selected). Throughout the excursion, enjoy drinks, including red wine, beer, Fanta, cola, and water.

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Our most recommended things to do in Los Gigantes

Costa Adeje: Search for Dolphins and Whales on an Eco-Cruise

Costa Adeje: Search for Dolphins and Whales on an Eco-Cruise

Set sail in the Atlantic on an unforgettable eco-friendly dolphin and whale watching boat day trip from Costa Ajede in Tenerife. Enjoy plenty of food and drinks onboard, and stop for a quick swim at a beautiful location. Start your marine adventure by meeting your crew at the dock in Costa Ajede for a quick safety briefing. Then, set sail towards ideal dolphin and whale watching hotspots on a catamaran equipped with fuel-efficient technology designed to greatly reduce its carbon footprint. Time to get out your phone or camera while cruising the Teno-Rasca Whale Sanctuary, part of Tenerife’s official Special Conservation Zone that protects vulnerable marine wildlife and habitats. Enjoy the views from the boat as you pass beaches such as Playa de las Américas and Playa de los Cristianos on the way. Spot the famous Mount Teide of Tenerife from the water on clear days. Look out for dolphins and whales in their natural habitat, safe in the knowledge that you are also simultaneously respecting their environment from a distance. Benefit from your crew’s expert commentary and underwater audio equipment to bring the sounds of the ocean onto your deck. Enjoy some time to swim in the Atlantic waters before heading back to shore. On the 3-hour tour, you will be served drinks and a small sandwich. If you want even more time at sea, book the extended option that includes an onboard lunch with rice and chicken. Vegetarian options are also available. Gain 2 extra hours with the "extended" option to explore more parts of the coastline, including the impressive cliffs at Los Gigantes, and the exclusive bay at Masca Beach that once served as a pirate hideaway.

Tenerife: Mount Teide Tour with Cable Car Ticket & Transfer

Tenerife: Mount Teide Tour with Cable Car Ticket & Transfer

Join a day trip from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Teide National Park, home to Mt. Teide, Spain’s tallest peak at 12,198 feet (3,718 meters). Following pickup from your hotel, head to the park, and explore its lunar landscapes. Take a cable car to the peak and enjoy time at leisure to soak up the views. After getting picked up in the selected location, visit the largest national park in the Canary Islands and experience a volcanic landscape of unrivaled beauty with your Mount Teide cable car ticket. Forget the car and contribute to a sustainable Teide. By choosing group transport, beat overcrowding in the vehicle parking zones inside the national park which, as a conservation measure, are small and unsuitable for expansion. From the base station, board the cable car for the 8-minute ride up to the highest peak in Spain. The cable car’s upper station, at 3,555 meters, is the point of departure for 3 interesting trails for hiking enthusiasts. There are paths to Pico Viejo Lookout and La Fortaleza Lookout, where you’ll have spectacular views of the north and south of the island. The Telesforo Bravo path leads to the highest point of the volcano, at an altitude of 3,718 meters. To visit the peak you must apply for a permit in advance.

Costa Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Cruise with Food and Pickup

Costa Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Cruise with Food and Pickup

Discover the striking Tenerife south coast on a scenic boat trip aboard a catamaran. Relax as you enjoy a delicious lunch on board and stay on the lookout for local species. Allow the staff to point out wildlife, such as dolphins, whales, and migratory birds. Start your adventure by being picked up and departing from Puerto Colon. Receive a safety briefing and begin spotting a variety of animals. Seize the chance to discover impressive marine species as the staff helps you identify each of them and provide relevant facts about the local environment. After the animal sightings, head towards Diego Hernandez Bay to relax in the sunbathing nets or cool off in the clear water. Sip on a refreshing drink and taste a delicious Canarian style rice. Bring your own snorkeling equipment, admire the colorful fish, and find one or two turtles if you're lucky. Finally, return to Puerto Colon, bordering the Costa Adeje coast, where you can appreciate the stunning view and the Teide Volcano.

Los Gigantes: Dolphin & Whale Watching Cruise with Swimming

Los Gigantes: Dolphin & Whale Watching Cruise with Swimming

Board your cruise in the picturesque Los Gigantes port and set out in search of whales and dolphins. As you cruise, smile at the frolicking dolphins and the beautiful whales swimming by your boat. After capturing mesmerizing shots of these marine wonders, continue your journey with a visit to the towering cliffs of Masca and Los Gigantes. As you marvel at the cliffs, sip on a cool drink and enjoy the sun. Next, drop anchor in one of the pristine bays with crystal-clear waters like Masca, Barranco Seco, or Juan López, and go for a refreshing swim in idyllic waters.

From Santiago del Teide: Sunset Quad Trip to Mount Teide

From Santiago del Teide: Sunset Quad Trip to Mount Teide

Are you in search of an adventure that will take your breath away? Then the Teide Sunset Quad trip is for you! Cruise through the beautiful scenery on Tenerife’s roads and trails on a quad bike. Witness a captivating sunset atop Mount Teide, one of Spain’s most magnificent volcanoes. Don’t miss out on this amazing experience, start up your quad and explore Tenerife in a way you never have before! You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to our office in Santiago del Teide, where you will be given a safety briefing and instructions on how to drive the quad. We will then start our journey towards Mount Teide while making multiple stops on the way up for photo opportunities. On your journey to Mount Teide, admire the stunning landscape as you ascend towards 2000m above the sea level, a majestic spot to watch the sunset. Once we reach 2000m we will stop and watch the stunning sunset above the clouds with some snacks and drinks. To complete this magical experience, we will then escort you back to your hotel at the end of the tour. This day trip is an unforgettable experience that you won’t want to miss!

Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Watching with Lunch and Swimming

Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Watching with Lunch and Swimming

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. Choose between a 3-hour and a 4.5-hour tour. Travel along the southern coast of Tenerife, on the 4'5h cruise you will arrive at the spectacular Acantilado de los Gigantes and the Bay of Masca. Marvel at the dramatic cliffs that reach 600 meters high. On the 3h cruise we will take you to the crystalline turquoise waters of the Bay of Diego Hernandez for your lunch and swimming stop. Stop to enjoy a relaxing swim in the calm waters of the bay. Enjoy a cold beer or a glass of sangria along with lunch back on deck. A courtesy lunch and drinks are included in this tour (beer, sangria, soft drinks, juice, and water).   Enjoy beautiful views of southern Tenerife on the return journey to the port in Puerto Colon.

Tenerife: Teide National Park Full-Day Tour with Pickup

Tenerife: Teide National Park Full-Day Tour with Pickup

Explore the diverse geography and geology of Tenerife on a full-day tour to 4 distinct landscapes around the island’s tallest mountain. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to the National Heritage Site of Mt. Teide and the Teide National Park. Enjoy breathtaking views of the island’s west coast. Travel through local villages, such as Vilaflor, and see magnificent pine forests before going to the plateau of the volcano. Marvel at the lunar landscape that has been used as the location for films such as “Planet of the Apes” and “Clash of the Titans.” Drive through the Orotava Valley to Icod Los Vinos, famous for its wines. See the legendary drago tree, known for its mystical powers. Stop for a Canarian lunch (own expense), before transferring to Garachico, a local town destroyed by the volcanic eruption of 1706. Next, experience the magic of Masca, and enjoy fabulous views of La Gomera. With only around 120 inhabitants, Masca was the traditional hideout for pirates and their contraband stolen from the ships from La Gomera. Pass the giant cliffs of Los Gigantes before the transfer back to your hotel.

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: Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise by Sail Boat

Tenerife: Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise by Sail Boat

Climb aboard a beautiful sailing boat at the port in Los Gigantes and set sail on a cruise to look for whales and other marine life in their natural environment. Cruise out into the open sea in search of dolphins and pilot whales in an intimate group. Help raise the sail if the conditions are right and travel across the waves powered by the wind. Get served 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.

Los Gigantes: Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour with Drinks

Los Gigantes: Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour with Drinks

Set sail from Los Gigantes on a search for dolphins or whales. After spotting these marine creatures, head to the breathtaking cliffs of Masca and Los Gigantes, some of the world's tallest, reaching a height of almost 600 meters. Listen to commentary from your guide along the way. Drop anchor in the crystal-clear waters of one of the bays and take a refreshing swim. Enter the water using the stairs or make a splash and use the trapeze. After the swim, indulge in a paella lunch with chicken and vegetables and a piece of fruit for dessert (if the 3-hour option is selected). Throughout the excursion, enjoy drinks, including red wine, beer, Fanta, cola, and water.

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Overall rating

4.7
(2,967 reviews)

Absolutely fabulous experience. 3 hours of relaxation, fun and sightseeing. Beautiful smooth trip, relaxing on the beds on a catamaran, being served wine, seeing dolphins and whales in their natural habitat. Then to finish off a refreshing ocean swim. Highly recommend to everyone, honestly breathtaking experience.

Despite the bad weather (cloudy and not warm), it was a great day. The boys did everything to make everyone happy, especially safety above all. Unfortunately, no snorkeling was possible due to the circumstances. Food simple but fine. Definitely worth it but bring a jacket ;-)

Great value for money, the crew was very nice and funny. We saw lots of whales and dolphins, but didn't chase them. The only thing that could be criticized was that it was a bit cramped on the boat, otherwise highly recommended 👍

Unreal experience from start to finish. Lee and Daniel were very patient and made you enjoy the experience even more. Would recommend to anyone to do the tour with them you won’t regret it!

Great transfer trip and value for money crew were very informative, drinks flowed and good food . 5star , we will be back