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Fuerteventura: Sailing with Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching

1. Fuerteventura: Sailing with Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching

The tour starts with a visit to the harbor to marvel at the beautiful manta rays that live here and watch this beautiful creature swimming along the bottom of the sea floor. After the manta ray viewing, it's time to hop on board your sailing boat for the day for a short briefing of the day’s itinerary. Then it’s time to set sail and leave the harbor, heading out towards the open seas the captain will bring up the sails and turn off the engine. Listen to the radio communications from local fishermen and listen out for sightings of marine wildlife, including dolphins and whales. If they’re in the area, the captain will sail the boat towards them for the chance to take some photos and admire these elegant creatures up close. During the rest of the sail, enjoy the stunning sea views that surround you and soak up the glorious Fuerteventura sunshine. After about 2 hours of sailing, the captain drops anchor and there’s time for swimming and snorkeling in the shimmering blue waters. After your swim, enjoy a selection of tapas dishes made from local recipes and relax with a drink as you sail back to shore.

Fuerteventura: Sailing Tour of Lobos Island

2. Fuerteventura: Sailing Tour of Lobos Island

Discover the beauty of  Lobos Island on this catamaran cruise from Fuerteventura. Sail with a drink in hand, snorkel, kayak, or paddleboard through the crystal-clear waters of La Concha beach. Departs from Corralejo (north Fuerteventura) and set sail for Lobos Island. You will cross the 2 km islet called El Río on the way. As you get closer to the western part of Lobos Island, you will see La Caldera, a half-submerged volcanic mountain, with its black-sand beach. Continue until you reach La Concha beach, famous for its tranquil, turquoise waters where the landscape ebbs and flows with the tide. Let the boat drop anchor and enjoy water activities like feeding fish, snorkeling, kayaking and paddleboarding, or just lying in the sun on the catamaran net.

Fuerteventura: Roundtrip Water Taxi to Lobos Island

3. Fuerteventura: Roundtrip Water Taxi to Lobos Island

After departing from the home port in Corralejo (Fuerteventura), your tour will begin as you cross the inlet separating the island from the islet, an area called El Río (the river). Once having crossed this area, you will reach the inland lagoons located in the south of Lobos Island. Once there, you will venture ashore to El Muelle, where you will be able to enjoy the islet, stroll along the paths, or relax in the calm waters of La Concha Beach. Whilst at this beach, it is recommended that you engage in snorkeling. You will be free to enjoy the crystal-clear waters and a wide variety of marine life, before preparing to return back to port. At the specified time, you will return from El Muelle to the home port in Corralejo, where your tour will conclude.

Fuerteventura: 4-Hour Pirate Sailing Adventure

4. Fuerteventura: 4-Hour Pirate Sailing Adventure

Hop aboard the well-equipped Pedra Sartaña pirate boat and sail along the coasts of the Natural Park accompanied by real pirates. Learn to hoist sails, tie sailor knots, and maneuver the ship.  The tour is full of games and surprises, as well as opportunities to try out different water activities, like swinging off the side of the boat or playing around in an attached pool. At noon, settle in for a delicious Canarian buffet-style lunch.  Pedra Sartañ is one of the last freight sailboats in northern Spain and one of the few that still bear a blue flag, deeming them responsible whale and dolphin watchers. With luck, you might just spot some dolphins, whales, and turtles during your cruise.

Caleta de Fuste: Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

5. Caleta de Fuste: Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

Explore the seabed of Fuerteventura on a boat with glass windows in its hull. Sit comfortably in front of the windows so you don't miss anything that happens in the underwater world. Enjoy an experience that provides a safe and respectful environment to discover nature. Don't forget to bring your camera to have a nice souvenir.

Fuerteventura: 2-Hour Kayaking and Snorkeling Excursion

6. Fuerteventura: 2-Hour Kayaking and Snorkeling Excursion

Begin your kayaking and snorkeling excursion with a group briefing. Put on your life vest, prepare the equipment, and have the option to wear a wetsuit. Head to the beach of La Lajita to get into your kayak and start your excursion in the ocean. While paddling, enjoy the rocky coast views and discover an island of beaches and cliffs only accessible by sea.  After a bit, stop for snorkeling in an area rich with marine life. Grab masks and snorkels from your guide and jump into the crystal clear ocean for some underwater exploring. Understand why all the dive schools bring their divers to this location and see a large variety of fish and sea creatures. Spend about 30 minutes snorkeling and swimming before heading back to La Lajita Beach in your kayak. At the conclusion of your excursion, change into some dry clothes and check out the photos taken while kayaking and snorkeling. If you like any of the photos have the option to purchase them to take home. 

Fuerteventura: Fishing Excursion to Lobos Island

7. Fuerteventura: Fishing Excursion to Lobos Island

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in either Corralejo, El Cotillo, Lajares, Majanicho, or La Oliva. Climb aboard your boat and search for the best fishing spots around Lobos Island based on the weather conditions. Try your hand at bottom fishing and see if you can reel in a big one. After fishing, drop anchor opposite La Concha beach, famous for its tranquility and turquoise waters. Watch as the landscape ebbs and flows with the tide. Enjoy your choice of water activities, including swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, or snorkeling. Ride a water taxi to El Puerito, a traditional part of the island which boasts stunning blue lagoons. Return to the boat and feed the fish, snorkel, or just daydream while soaking up the sun. Enjoy a fried-fish lunch made from the catch of the day, and papas arrugadas (boiled jacket potatoes) with Canary-Island mojo sauce. Afterward, sail back to Corralejo.

Corralejo: Snorkeling & Dolphin Watching Sunset Boat Tour

8. Corralejo: Snorkeling & Dolphin Watching Sunset Boat Tour

Depart from Corralejo and cruise around Dunes Natural Park, Lobos Island, Fuerteventura, and La Concha beach on this guided boat trip. Watch for dolphins, snorkel in the turquoise water, or relax on the beach. Enjoy fresh fruit and a complimentary glass of cava while marveling at the sunset. Begin your tour by boarding a water taxi with your guide and sailing into the Atlantic Ocean. Pass by Dunes Natural Park, known for its sandy beaches, expansive dunes, and thick palm forests. Continue to Lobos Island, an uninhabited nature preserve home to rare birds and numerous salt marshes. Watch for wildlife like sea turtles and dolphins as your tour continues around the islands. Circle back to Fuerteventura and anchor at La Concha beach to go snorkeling in the crystal clear water. While the sun sets, snack on fresh fruit and sip a glass of cava, eventually returning to Corralejo.

Fuerteventura: 1-Hour Mini Swim & Snorkel Cruise

9. Fuerteventura: 1-Hour Mini Swim & Snorkel Cruise

On this 1-hour boat ride, discover the richness of the seabed around Lobos Islands through the boat's 16 panoramic glass windows. Or if you prefer, go swimming and snorkeling to really get up close and personal with the underwater wildlife. The waters are crystal-clear which makes for excellent visibility when snorkeling. Disembark on Lobos Island, considered one of the most important nature reserves and known for its tranquil beaches, unspoiled landscapes and seabeds.

From Corralejo: Trip around Lobo Island with Snorkeling

10. From Corralejo: Trip around Lobo Island with Snorkeling

Visit the beautiful island of Lobos during your time on Fuerteventura. Set off from Corralejo and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the island, enjoying drinks and snorkeling included as a part of this experience. Afterward, return to the Corralejo or enjoy some free time on the island. Sail across 'El Río', the body of water that separates Fuerteventura from Lobos Island. After leaving the bay of Corralejo, you can admire the imposing Montaña de la Caldera, one of the oldest volcanoes in the Canary Islands. Head north, enjoying the beautiful scenery of the island of Lanzarote, until you reach the Martiño Lighthouse. Continue along the west coast of Lobos to the south, arriving at El Puertito, an oasis of peace with its fishermen's houses and blue lagoons. Discover the whole island and soak up the beautiful surroundings. Anchor in front of Playa de la Concha, famous for its crystal clear waters and its rich marine ecosystem. Discover what's beneath the waves as you snorkel with the equipment provided. Afterward, you can either return to Corralejo or stay on Lobos and the activity provider will pick you up later at an agreed-upon time.

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What people are saying about Fuerteventura

It was superb from beginning to end! What a wonderful day we had. Family of 5, mum, dad two teens 17&19 and our 8 ye old and there was jokes and laughs for all ages, my teens enjoyed as much as my 8yr old. The pirates (staff) we so funny, kind, attentive and very entertaining!

overall it was an excellent experience. The crew on board was super nice and the services were impeccable. This is a must to do it if you looking forward to relax while enjoying the amazing water of Lobos. I genuinely recommend it.

Our Guide Luca and the captain where amazing. It was a fun day from beginning to end and well worth the money.

Me and my friends really enjoyed this sail trip and the tasty Paella! Diego and his crew was awesome.

martin is very nice and a good teacher. in one day we were able to learn the basics. would recommend!