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Santa Cruz de Tenerife Water activities

Our most recommended Santa Cruz de Tenerife Water activities

Las Galletas: Whale & Dolphin Tour with Local Skipper

1. Las Galletas: Whale & Dolphin Tour with Local Skipper

First, choose from an optional pickup from your hotel in Santa Cruz de Tenerife or make your own way to the meeting point at the port. The skipper will welcome you aboard the Cruz del Sur, a spacious 14-meter yacht. Listen as he explains the itinerary of the excursion and gives some information about safety measures. Then, set off to explore the whale and dolphin sighting area off the coast of Tenerife.  As you sail, keep your eyes peeled for these wonderful marine creatures. If you're lucky, you may even see some turtles. After spotting the wildlife, approach the coast and anchor the boat. Enjoy the opportunity to bathe or snorkel in the crystal-clear waters whilst the crew prepares lunch. Snorkeling equipment is provided.  For lunch, enjoy a delicious spread of typical, local food. Later, return to the port, sailing along the coastline and admiring the protected natural site of Punta de Rasca. Arrive at the port and bid farewell to the crew. Either your tour concludes, or you can benefit from the return transfer back to your hotel by selecting the option with hotel pickup and drop-off.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Beginner's Diving & Introduction

2. Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Beginner's Diving & Introduction

If you are short on time, choose the try dive! The try dive is an experience where you will discover the wonderful sensation of breathing underwater and weightlessness - feel like a fish in water! You will learn the different parts of scuba diving equipment, their funtion and how to use them underwater. Then you will dive to a 6 meters depth accompanied by a dive instructor. Dynamics of the experience: 1 day / 3 hours * 0h - 1h. Arrival * 1h - 2h. We go into the water! Enjoy a 30 to 45 min. dive at a depth of 6 meters. * 2h - 3h. End of the activity, shower and visualisation of videos and photos of the activity. **Minimun age 8 years.

Tenerife: 3 to 4-Day PADI Open-Water Diving Course

3. Tenerife: 3 to 4-Day PADI Open-Water Diving Course

Day 1: On the first day you will begin your 3 to 4-day course with a meet-and-greet, before learning the theory about scuba diving. You'll learn the basic principles of scuba diving such as well as what to consider when planning dives, how to choose the right scuba gear for you, and underwater signals and diving procedures. You will then have a confined water session from 1:00PM-5:00PM before taking you first open-water dive. Day 2: On the second day you will take part in open-water dive number 2 and will also go over the theory with your instructor. Your instructor will also be on hand to answer all of your questions during this essential and information-packed day. Day 3: On the third day you will do open water dive number 3. Following that you will go over the theory again to make sure that you have understood everything you have learned so far. Day 4: On the fourth and final day you will do your fourth and final open-water dive. Following that, you will sit down for your final exam. Once the instructor is satisfied with your skills and you have finished the theory, you can become certified. This certification will be valid for the rest of your life, wherever in the world you travel.

Tenerife: Scuba Diving Lesson and Abades Protected Area Dive

4. Tenerife: Scuba Diving Lesson and Abades Protected Area Dive

Visit the protected Abades area in Tenerife and spot different types of ocean life as you dive beneath the waves. Whether you're a first-timer or a more experienced scuba diver, improve your skills with personal attention from your instructor. Once you reach Abades, you will receive all of the necessary equipment, including a wetsuit, mask, fins, and a diving tank. Before you discover this pristine marine setting, your instructor will explain the basics of diving to you in a 30-minute briefing. Immerse yourself in a new world, reaching a maximum depth of 10 meters. Notice the amazing sensation of breathing underwater as you keep an eye out for marine life. See schools of fish and, if you're lucky, perhaps an octopus, eagle ray, or a turtle.

Tenerife: Underwater Lava Tongues Snorkel Excursion

5. Tenerife: Underwater Lava Tongues Snorkel Excursion

Depart Santa Cruz de Tenerife on this excursion with expert guides. See how the volcanic activity formed incredible shapes of stone under water while snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Witness how the island was formed both above and and under water as a result of the volcanic activity. Explore the unique lava tongues while the instructor takes photos and videos for you to keep.

Tenerife: Guided Dive and Scooter Experience

6. Tenerife: Guided Dive and Scooter Experience

Enjoy the exhilarating driving experience in Tenerife at the Macaronesian Divers. Marvel at the colorful fish and marine life that lies underneath the ocean. Make memories that will last a lifetime. When we dive with a scooter we do not make any effort to move underwater, our air consumption decreases a lot and allows us to make longer and more pleasant dives. Imagine being able to dive several dive sites at the same time on the same dive, discovering new routes and spots where the other divers can't reach by finning. Do a scooter dive in Radazul and visit all the dive sites in the area. Diving certification and scooter diving specialty certification is required.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife: PADI Introductory Dive

7. Santa Cruz de Tenerife: PADI Introductory Dive

Learn about the basics of diving theory and the gear you will be using on your scuba dive. Set up your own scuba diving kit with the help of your instructor. Put on a wetsuit and your diving gear and talk about the four basic skills you will practice underwater.  Enter into the protected bay of Radazul, where you can slowly adapt to the new and exciting, underwater environment. Ease yourself into scuba diving with a location that is perfect for first time divers. Enjoy calm, shallow waters, like that of a swimming pool. Dive into the underwater world and follow your dive instructor, as they lead you to places of interest in the bay. Discover fascinating aquatic life and observe the life of these fish from a respectful distance. Return to the dive center and talk about what you saw on your dive with your group. 

Tenerife: Barranco de Chimoche Canyoning Adventure

8. Tenerife: Barranco de Chimoche Canyoning Adventure

This is an adventure activity in nature. Dare to abseil down volcanic basalt walls 20 metres high. Enjoy the views and the places you can see with this sporting activity. During the tour we will also do a beautiful hiking route with explanations of the place and its flora. We include an introductory workshop before the activity so that you can learn canyoning techniques. Professional local canyoning guide with more than 20 years of experience in these activities. The approach to the canyoning activity is approximately 40 minutes walking. No previous experience is necessary for this canyoning activity. It is necessary to wear sportswear. As we are at an altitude of 1300 metres, the weather is very variable and it is best to bring warm clothing in case it gets cloudy. Please let the guide know if you have any allergies or ailments that he/she should be aware of before you start.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Introductory Diving Course & 2 Dives

9. Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Introductory Diving Course & 2 Dives

You will learn the different parts of diving equipment, their function and how to use them underwater. Then you will make a first dive to a depth of 6 meters where you will do basic diving exercises and a guided tour with constant supervision by a dive instructor. On the second dive, we will go on a guided route to a 12 meters maximum depth. Double dive, double depth, double enjoyment! Dynamics of the experience: 1 day / 6 hours 1st hour- Arrival at the center and technical explanation of the experience. 2nd hour- Let's get into the water! Enjoy a dive from 30 to 45 minutes at a depth of 6 meters. An unforgettable experience. 3rd hour- Relax, enjoy a snack while watching the videos and photos of the first dive. 4th hour- More water! Now let's really enjoy, second dive to 12 meters for 30 to 45 min. 5th hour- End of the activity, have a fresh shower and drink something at our bar while you watch the videos of your experience. Maximum depth: 12 meters Duration of the dives: 30/45 min. Physical requirements: Normal state of health. Minimum age: 10 years

Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Nocturnal Life Guided Night Dive

10. Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Nocturnal Life Guided Night Dive

Join this night diving experience in Tenerife at Macaronesian Divers. Explore the night sea, hidden treasures, and discover all the sea creatures that lie underneath. Enjoy an exhilarating experience that you will cherish forever. Feel like a bit of a night owl? If you do and aren't afraid of the dark then this experience is perfect for you. Not only will you see colorful fish and marine life in their own habitat but you will learn to dive like a pro with your instructor. The night dives in Radazul Bay are wonderful. After sunset, the bay changes. The bay changes after the sunset, and the species that are not seen during the day, such as octopus, squid, anemones, manta rays, etc., start to come out. Diving for all levels, a maximum depth of 20 meters, and good visibility every day of the year. Diving certification and night diving speciality certification required.

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What people are saying about Santa Cruz de Tenerife

We had a wonderful time! The skippers were very knowledgeable! We had the chance to see dolphins and Whales which was such a magical experience! We felt slightly sea sick but were helped by the skippers to feel at ease, they even offered to give us a free lift back to our hotel! I would recommend this tour to everyone going to Tenerife!

as a non swimmer it was very overwhelming and I didn't go deeper than I was comfortable with, the instructor was very patient and helped me out every step of the way

Vicky was phenomenal in making me calm and ready to dive. It was my first time and I’m ready to do it again. Definitely recommend

The activities are nice and also the instructor and drivers are excellent

Great experince! Recommended for the first diving lesson