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Tenerife: Dolphin and Whale Eco-Cruise with Snack & Drinks

1. Tenerife: Dolphin and Whale Eco-Cruise with Snack & Drinks

Set sail in the Atlantic on an unforgettable eco-friendly dolphin and whale watching boat day trip in Tenerife. Get all food and drinks included onboard, plus the chance to have a swim whilst at sea. Start your marine adventure by meeting your crew at the dock 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. Even spot the famous Mount Teide from the water on clear days. Spot dolphins and whales in their natural habitat, safe in the knowledge that you are also simultaneously respecting it. Benefit from your crew’s expert commentary and underwater audio equipment to bring the sounds of the ocean onto your deck. Even 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: Scuba Dive for Beginners In Turtle Area

2. 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: Whale & Dolphin Watching with Drinks and Snacks

3. Tenerife: Whale & Dolphin Watching with Drinks and Snacks

Gaze out across the clear azure waters of Southern Tenerife in the Canary Islands on this yacht cruise. Have plenty of space onboard to enjoy uninterrupted views of local wildlife and dramatic coastlines. The area around the Canary Islands has petitioned to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover why this part of the world is so beloved. Look out for dolphins and pilot whales playing by your ship, and above for the birdlife. See the most populated dolphin and whale spots along the way. Listen to the whales, dolphins, and other sea life with new state-of-the-art sonar equipment. After navigating the open waters, anchor in a secluded bay and swim with the turtles, or just relax and enjoy a free snack and drink. Hear about the area, and feel free to ask any questions.

Tenerife: 3-Hour Luxury Sail with Food and Snorkeling

4. Tenerife: 3-Hour Luxury Sail with Food and Snorkeling

Tour the south coast of Tenerife by sailboat and take in the dramatic views. Join a crew specialized in sighting cetaceans with extensive knowledge of marine life and their environment. Set sail on the crystal waters and keep an eye out for the wildlife who call the sea home. Relax on the deck and admire whales, turtles, and seabirds. Take time to swim and snorkel in the warm waters. During your sailboat experience enjoy special snacks and delightful desserts. Sip on a refreshing glass of cava, beer, or soft drink. Your sailboat of 12 meters has a capacity for 10 passengers and 2 crew to meet their needs, with 3 double cabins, 2 bathrooms, and deck mats for passenger comfort.

Tenerife: Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour by Sailboat

5. Tenerife: Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour by Sailboat

Climb aboard for an unforgettable cruise by a fully-equipped sailboat or yacht, and venture along the southern coast of Tenerife looking for whales and dolphins in their natural environment. Encounter up to 26 species known to inhabit the waters, including baleen whales, killer whales, dolphins, pilot whales, and blue whales. Go to a private beach if you prefer and swim and snorkel amongst the island's unique flora and fauna. Relax on the deck and laze in the sun as you avail of the free drinks, snacks, and a meal. Rest assured by the “Blue Boat” flag that certifies the local operator's professional authorization to carry out these activities and ensures that the onboard staff knows all about the mammals to help you understand their behavior better.

Las Galletas: Whale & Dolphin Watching Yacht Tour w/Transfer

6. Las Galletas: Whale & Dolphin Watching Yacht Tour w/Transfer

Embark on a scenic journey aboard a modern yacht in Tenerife. Explore the island in a special way by being treated to delicious snacks, beer, and wine on a spacious boat. Come across impressive coastal views, stay on the lookout for whales and dolphins, and even snorkel if you wish to. Get picked up from your hotel and step onto a luxurious yacht with plenty of common areas to relax in. Allow the professional crew to pamper you with drinks and food as you get ready for your adventure. Hear their vast knowledge of the ocean and local marine life while you navigate. Admire panoramic views of the island's south coast, with incredible cliffs, harbors, and caves. Take advantage of the boat's high-speed motors to maximize your chances of seeing dolphins and whales. Before your tour comes to an end, enjoy the chance to snorkel in a secluded bay with colorful fish.

Tenerife: 3-Hour Private Yacht with Whale & Dolphin Watching

7. Tenerife: 3-Hour Private Yacht with Whale & Dolphin Watching

Set sail on a 3-hour private sailing charter of Tenerife South, home to a rich marine life of dolphins, whales and lovable sea turtles.  You will climb on board the good ship “Gran Azor,” a luxury sailing yacht that comes complete with a professional captain! There will be a maximum of 9 people, so you won’t be fighting the crowds. Sail or motor around the calm, warm and clear waters of Tenerife South. Look out for whales, dolphins and turtles swimming in their natural environment. Jump overboard and enjoy swimming and snorkeling at leisure. Free drinks and wonderful complimentary snacks will be served up as you cruise. The Captain is informative and fun and speaks English, Spanish, Russian and Polish to keep you entertained. Enjoy the spectacular views of Tenerife as you cruise in and out of Puerto Colon Marina on this very special excursion in the Canaries.

Puerto Colon : Whale & Dolphins Sailing Excursion

8. Puerto Colon : Whale & Dolphins Sailing Excursion

Go whale watching around the coast of Tenerife. See the largest population of Pilot whales in Europe. Spot the dolphins and turtles swimming in the sea. Snorkel in the sea. Visit the secluded Diego Hernández Beach. Eat a delicious local lunch. Learn about marine wildlife from your captain. Begin your tour at Puerto Colon and board the sailboat. Head out to see and take in the coast of Tenerife in the Teno-Rasca Special Conservation Zone. Look out for dolphins, loggerhead turtles, and fin whales. Use hydrophone equipment and listen to the calls of whales and dolphins. Finish your sightseeing and sail to Diego Hernández Beach, also called Hippie Beach. Drop anchor at this beach, which can only be accessed on foot or by boat. Swim or snorkel in the sea while the crew prepares your lunch and drinks. Dine on local specialties. Finish your excursion at Puerto Colon.

Tenerife: La Caleta Kayak Rental

9. Tenerife: La Caleta Kayak Rental

Begin your journey from the picturesque La Caleta. Located on the southern coast of Tenerife, this charming fishing village boasts serene, crystal-clear waters, authentic fresh fish restaurants, and a warm, sheltered climate. The perfect location to embark from. 1st stop, Playa Morteros, a true hidden gem. The bay is naturally protected from waves, making it the perfect spot for leisurely kayaking and snorkeling. 2nd stop, next is Playa Hernandez, boasting fine, white sand, it’s a place for a cheeky nudist dip. Situated between La Caleta and El Puertito, it takes approximately 30 minutes to travel by kayak. 3rd and final destination, El Puertito, locally known as Turtle Bay, is a natural port, with golden sands, far away from busier resorts. With pristine waters and the chance to swim with friendly sea turtles, boasting a beautiful local restaurant and bar, it’s worth the hour kayak!  Extras are for hire, such as wet suits, wet shoes, dry bags, snorkeling equipment, plus a range of Vacway packs to protect your phone, so you capture all the moments from your adventure.

Tenerife: Costa Adeje Private Diving Lesson Experience

10. Tenerife: Costa Adeje Private Diving Lesson Experience

Immerse yourself in the picturesque waters of Costa Adeje while learning how to scuba dive. Enjoy a private lesson with a local instructor, including scuba equipment, while learning both theoretical and practical diving skills. Watch for local wildlife like dolphins, tuna, marlins, and barracuda. Begin your tour by learning how to use your scuba equipment, practicing breathing exercises, and understanding safety techniques. Then it's time to sink beneath the turquoise waters and rippling waves. Follow your guide, watching closely as they demonstrate swimming techniques for managing buoyancy. Continue further into the depths of the ocean, watching for wildlife like dolphins, whales, and marlin, as well as striking underwater landscapes. Take photographs or videos of your underwater experience before making the ascent back to the surface and returning to the beach to end your tour.

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What people are saying about Costa Adeje

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.

A very friendly and very professional experience, made exciting thanks to the explanations of the crew members throughout the cruise. A special thank you to Line who pampered us with great kindness. Whales and dolphins were there but of course we did not disturb them. a small snack (sandwiches and unlimited drinks) were welcome. Thank you all for this rare moment.

This is so worth doing and one of the best experiences I've had. If you enjoy being out at sea, watching beautiful pilot whales in their natural habitat combined with some nice snacks and drinks, this is for you. I loved it and was back at the harbour the following morning for another trip. Simply delightful and energising and amazing. Loved, loved, loved it!

Fabulous trip, so relaxing and lucky to see a lovely young family of whales..

Relaxed friendly boat trip. Saw whales and dolphins. Staff very helpful