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Gran Canaria Dolphin & whale watching

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From Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: Dolphin Watching Cruise

1. From Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: Dolphin Watching Cruise

Head out on a journey from the Puerto Rico harbor to spot whales, dolphins, and other marine animals in their natural habitat in the Atlantic Ocean. Get up close to the animals from your glass-bottom boat with unlimited drinks. Sail along the southwest coast of the island in search of marine mammals and benefit from the services and expertise of the friendly multi-lingual crew. Get up-to-date information about the sightings and different species. Avail of a boat equipped with a large glass bottom in both keels to experience life below the ocean waves without getting wet. Encounter a great diversity of animals including pilot whales, bottlenose dolphins, green turtles, and flying fish. 

Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruise

2. Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruise

Enjoy a trip along the waters surrounding Gran Canaria and see dolphins and whales up close on a dolphin and whale-watching cruise. Relax on board and snap photos of the idyllic scenery during the journey. Get as close as possible to the majestic dolphins while on the boat so that you can experience their natural habitat in an intimate manner. You can take photos as you watch whales and dolphins play. Sit back and enjoy the experience with refreshments purchased from the cash bar available on board — and bring the children along for a fun family outing.

Gran Canaria: Catamaran Dolphin Watch Cruise with Snorkeling

3. Gran Canaria: Catamaran Dolphin Watch Cruise with Snorkeling

Board a catamaran in Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria and head out into the Atlantic Ocean in search of dolphins and whales. Marvel at picturesque views of Gran Canaria's coastline from the water, sip on complimentary soft drinks, and go snorkeling or swimming in the ocean. Your cruise begins with a convenient pickup from your hotel and transportation to the Puerto Base harbor, where you'll board your boat. Then, set sail to explore the waters off the coast of Gran Canaria, going in search of dolphins, pilot whales, minke whales, and more. Watch from the deck or through the glass panels below deck, keeping an eye out for these magnificent creatures and other aquatic life. Then, get ready to experience the ocean firsthand as your boat anchors in one of the small bays along the coastline. Go for a swim, enjoy some snorkeling, or make use of the onboard toboggan slide. If you prefer not to get wet, just sit back and relax, admire the view, and sip on a complimentary soft drink. Spend around 45 minutes enjoying the ocean before your cruise continues with a return journey to the harbor. Your bus will be waiting here to take you back to your accommodation.

Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruise

4. Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruise

Departing from Puerto Rico and sailing the southwest coast of Gran Canaria searching for dolphins and whales. You will be met on the bus by the guide, who will take you to the harbor in Puerto Rico from a ‘pick-up point’ near your hotel. We will set sail along the southwest coast of Gran Canaria where you can appreciate the astonishing landscape and scenery. We will search for dolphins/whales in our normal search range, which is 5/7 miles out to sea from the Faro Maspalomas to Venezuela. Our friendly guides and crew will be available at all times for your own comfort and safety. They will share their extensive marine knowledge and provide you with key information on the wildlife that we may encounter. Soft drinks and water will be provided free of charge and you can also purchase snacks from the bar. Dolphin Safari lasts typically around two hours. On arrival back to the harbor you will be transported back to your hotel. We recommend you bring Sun cream, a hat, and a jumper as it can get chilly out at sea. Multiacuatic is a newly constructed catamaran (2005). The boat is 52 feet long and 20 feet wide distributed into two decks. An access ramp is available if required for pushchairs. All possible precautions are taken in relation to safety and security. During the trip and whilst sighting marine life, a guide specializing in the observations of cetaceans will provide passengers with interesting and factual information. This guide can also give information about other marine life that may be sighted on the trip including turtles, flying fish, etc.

Las Palmas: Fuerteventura Boat Rental with Optional Tour

5. Las Palmas: Fuerteventura Boat Rental with Optional Tour

Rent and drive your own boat or let our skipper do a guided tour for you. Search for dolphins and explore the beaches at your own rhythm and snorkel where you like it. Spend an unforgettable day with your friends or family. They will go on board after a brief security description from our concierge. They will motor out of MorrOjable harbor. They can take up to 5 people onboard. They have included all security measures on board for that number of people.Life vests etc. The motor has 80 powerful horsepower that will make the boat reach 25 knots speeds if you want. They will be able to visit many places in little time. The fuel that they consume is apart from the rental payment. The rental period is from 10:00 to 15:00 without skipper and 2 hours with guided tour and it can be extended if advised before. They will be able to anchor in special secluded beaches where they will find hardly anybody. The water is blue emerald and transparent up to 10 meters deep where we snorkel. The boat is equipped with VHF radio to call us in case they need to. We will show them how to use the app navionics so they can be totally sure of where they are at every moment and see all underwater rocks. The boat has a roof top to protect guests from the sun .

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What people are saying about Gran Canaria

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 477 reviews

Very interesting! Worth all the money. We saw many dolphins and even some orcas!!!Found out many stories about Puerto Rico, Mogan, Taurito and other wild beaches. For the snorkelling the water confitions were not good, but we enjoyed the swimming close to Perchel beach

Was a great afternoon out on the sea, and got to see the dolphin's, great staff to made the dat even better

Had an enjoyable trip the captain was very friendly and knowledgeable and made us feel very welcome.

Nice boat trip with high waves, nice to see the dolphins swimming. Very close to boat.

Much fun, nice trip in the ocean and.... we have seen dolphins!