Lanzarote
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Our most recommended Lanzarote Day Trips

La Graciosa: Island Cruise with Lunch and Water Activities

1. La Graciosa: Island Cruise with Lunch and Water Activities

Start your day with pickup from the main tourist resorts in Lanzarote and head to the northern village of Órzola. Board an express ferry at 11:00 AM to La Graciosa island at the port of Caleta del Sebo. Enjoy a welcome mojito cocktail on arrival. After cruising for a while, at around 1:30 PM, drop anchor at the French Beach. Enjoy a refreshing swim and try some of the water activities. Then, sit down for a traditional Spanish paella and fresh fruit lunch on board an hour later. Make use of the free bar with unlimited draft beer, sangria, soft drinks, and water. Also, benefit from free Wi-Fi on your journey to and from Lanzarote. and the assistance of an English–speaking travel guide. Return at around 4:00 PM with a brief stop in La Graciosa.

Lanzarote: Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches

2. Lanzarote: Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches

You’ll be picked up at your resort and transferred to the port in Puerto del Carmen to board the Lineas Romero sailing catamaran. Once you’ve been welcomed on board you’ll be served a refreshing Mojito cocktail and a tapa and receive a short introduction by the experienced crew. On this 4-hour excursion, the I Love Papagayo catamaran will sail southwest to the southern tip of Lanzarote. Your destination is the Costa de Papagayo, where the beaches are golden and the natural environment is still untouched. The captain will drop anchor and you’ll have plenty of free time to enjoy the sun and the many water sports on offer. Lunch will be served on board before you head back to port. The bus will be waiting to take you back to your resort.

Lanzarote Day Tour of Timanfaya National Park Area

3. Lanzarote Day Tour of Timanfaya National Park Area

On this 7-hour excursion, you’ll explore the natural sites of southern Lanzarote. The last volcanic eruptions in the area occurred in the 18th century, creating a unique landscape. The centerpiece of the tour is the stunning Timanfaya National Park, which has been the shooting location for several films. The park’s terrain was used to represent the landscapes of other planets, such as Mars. See geothermal demonstrations on the Islet of Hilario, where the latent heat from past eruptions is still potent. Continue on a drive along the famous Volcanoes Route. Surrounding the park you’ll find natural wonders such as the Sea of Lava near the white village of Yaiza. See Los Hervideros, El Golfo and the Green Lake as well. At El Camacho, you can take an optional camel ride. In La Geria you'll visit a winery. This area is known for its Malvasia grape vineyards and the unique methods the local have devised to cultivate the difficult land.

Lanzarote: Jet Ski Tour with Hotel Pickup

4. Lanzarote: Jet Ski Tour with Hotel Pickup

Start with pickup from your hotel and be taken to the meeting point. Get set up with your wetsuit and a life jacket. Make your way to the boat and set sail from the harbour. Receive a safety briefing and guidelines on how to use your jet ski safely, before letting the fun begin. Follow your expert guide out onto the open water. Enjoy the fantastic views of the coastline of Lanzarote. Admire the beautiful beaches and rugged volcanic rock formations as you ride across the waves. Depending on your time chosen, see areas such as Playa Quemada, Punta Grande, and Las Coloradas. Then make your way back to port, change out of your wetsuit, and be taken back to your hotel.

Lanzarote: Full-Day Tour of 3 Tourist Attractions

5. Lanzarote: Full-Day Tour of 3 Tourist Attractions

Experience the three most spectacular attractions of Lanzarote on this tour and enjoy the exciting blend of nature and adventure on the idyllic Canary Island. Start your adventure with a visit to the Timanfaya National Park, then admire the unique shapes of cooled lava that extend into the Atlantic Ocean in the lava tube of Cueva de los Verdes. Finally, end the tour with a stop at Jameos del Agua, a natural cave with a lake. Montañas del Fuego/Timanfaya National Park The Fire Mountains in Timanfaya National Park are a part of a vast area affected by the volcanic eruptions between 1730 and 1736. These long-lasting eruptions, among the most important and spectacular in the history of Earth’s volcanism, radically transformed the nature of the island. Experience amazing experiments with the existing geothermal energy and enjoy the breathtaking tour through the national park. Learn more about the history of this natural wonder and hear about the authentic records of a priest from Yaiza, which documented the volcanic eruptions in the 18th century, convey an impression of how people’s lives were determined by the force of nature. Cueva de los Verdes The visit to the cave “Cueva de los Verdes” is a true journey into the heart of the earth and promises a spectacular and unique experience. The lava tube, formed by the volcano La Corona, is one of the longest and most interesting in the world. The massive lava flows, which at the time flowed towards the sea, cooled rapidly at the surface while the magma below flowed further. When the eruptions ceased, the remains flowed out, leaving tunnels and cavities at different levels, which together reach a height of 40 meters and go far into the sea. Jameos del Agua See the two caves that are part of one of the longest lava tubes on earth. The artist Cesar Manrique creatively and tastefully designed this section of the tunnel to create a harmony between art and nature. Here, you will find a restaurant, a concert hall, and a small lake with a direct connection to the sea. The lake is also home to small white blind crabs, which can be seen with the naked eye and are usually found only in waters more than 2,000 meters below the sea.

Lanzarote: 6-Hour Sailing Trip to La Graciosa

6. Lanzarote: 6-Hour Sailing Trip to La Graciosa

Commence your sailing trip to La Graciosa with pickup from your accommodation in Lanzarote. Hop aboard an air-conditioned bus and travel to the port of Órzola. Once there board a ferry for a 30-minute journey to the neighboring island of La Graciosa. Upon arrival on La Graciosa, board a luxury catamaran and get a welcome glass of Champagne with snacks. Then, set sail for a 1-hour trip around the island. Admire the white sand beaches, clear waters, and volcanic mountains, and then anchor at Francesa Beach. Make use of the available kayaks for an adventure of your own. After lunch on board, sail back to the port and get some free time to watch the fishermen in the small village of Caleta del Sebo. Finally, get dropped off at your hotel at the end of the tour services.

Lanzarote Full-Day Highlights Tour

7. Lanzarote Full-Day Highlights Tour

Explore the best the Lava Coast has to offer on this full-day tour. Flowing from Timanfaya during the 18th and 19th centuries, the lava has created a unique landscape, including the Salinas, Hervideros and El Charco de los Clicos. Visit the Mountains of Fire. Travel up to the Islote de Hilario and see the geysers before continuing along the Ruta de los Volcanes. Stop at the Camel Echadero inside the Timanfaya National Park. Taste La Geria wine from a local producer before a break for lunch. After lunch, visit the Valley of 1000 Palm Trees in Haria. Take in the spectacular views of the river and La Graciosa Island from Famara. End the tour with a visit to the Jameos del Agua.

Lanzarote: Adults-Only Sailing Trip to Papagayo with Lunch

8. Lanzarote: Adults-Only Sailing Trip to Papagayo with Lunch

Set sail from Puerto Calero to the golden beaches of Papagayo. This boat trip is ideal for cruise ship passengers with limited time in Lanzarote. Be assured that your friendly and relaxed crew will pamper you and make your trip memorable.  Help yourself to the complimentary bar and keep an eye out for dolphins and whales. The boat will anchor in a sheltered bay so you can explore the marine life in crystal clear water. Borrow the snorkeling equipment and learn the ropes from a knowledgeable crew. You'll be drawn back on board by the aromas of lunch. The cook will serve up a delicious hot pasta meal with either a tuna or vegetarian sauce, together with salad, cheese and bread. Sail gently back along the dramatic coastline and try your hand at sailing. Each guest is welcome to steer or pull the ropes. If you prefer, simply relax with a drink in hand to end a perfect day.

North Lanzarote: Cave, Jameos del Agua, and Viewpoint

9. North Lanzarote: Cave, Jameos del Agua, and Viewpoint

Discover the secrets of a volcanic tube, enjoy a walk through an underground garden, and feel like you're on an eagle's wings at the famed Mirador del Rio, all on this guided day trip around Lanzarote with pickup and drop-off included. After pickup, head first to the volcanic cave Cueva de los Verdes (entry fees included). Second, visit the lava caves Jameos del Agua (entry fees included). Marvel at the volcanic tunnel transformed by Cesar Manrique into a secret garden. See crystal-clear lagoons and albino crabs that look like pearls. Learn about all the sights you visit from your local guide. Next, take in spectacular views of the island from the cliffs of Famara, Mirador del Río (entry fees included), the island of La Graciosa, and the river, a one-kilometer stretch of sea that separates Lanzarote from La Graciosa. Later, visit the village of Haría, also known as the Valley of The Thousand Palms. Spend the rest of your trip exploring this palm grove oasis and optionally stop for lunch. A buffet option for €10 is available, or you can visit a café. 

Lanzarote: Kayak and Snorkelling at Papagayo Beach

10. Lanzarote: Kayak and Snorkelling at Papagayo Beach

Begin the activity with a safety introduction from the staff and learn the best techniques for kayaking through the water. Once you’re ready, start kayaking towards Papagayo Beach. During the journey you’ll take some stops to rest and take pictures, and the guide will explain some history and geography of the area. Upon arrival at Papagayo Beach, stop to relax with a picnic of various snacks. Take the opportunity to swim and snorkel in the turquoise blue waters. Take another break on the beautiful beach before kayaking back to the starting point.

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What people are saying about Lanzarote

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based on 2,779 reviews

Treba prist trochu skor...v kancelarii je najprv skolenie...dostanete karty ktore odovzdate pri vstupe na ponorku. Kancelaria je od mola cca 100m za kaviarnami. Po skonceni plavby si v kancelarii vyzdvihnete foto s certifikatmi(8€)

Hilde our host was brilliant, full of anecdotes, local knowledge, and some great recommendations. We were very well looked after during our 6hr visit to Fuerteventura :)

I haven't seen I defined it, but it's the ocean it's ocean! Stupendous anyway, beautiful island, unique experience and to be repeated

Great sea trip to do when the weather is nice. We had fun. Top team. Thank you

Very nice experience. Good atmosphere on the boat and very pleasant islands