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Our most recommended Lanzarote Volcano Activities

Lanzarote: 2 or 3-Hour Guided Volcano Buggy Tour

1. Lanzarote: 2 or 3-Hour Guided Volcano Buggy Tour

Start your tour from Costa Teguise and head to Guatiza. Head to a track that will pass through the old quarries of Guatiza. Make your way to Los Cocoteros for a stop to visit and take photos from the salinas. Continue towards Mala through the cactus area, where you will see the cochineal. From there, continue through Guatiza to the Mala Dam, the only one in Lanzarote. From there, head to the highest point of the island, Peñas del Chache. After descending through the Teguise area, enjoy a motocross trail, where you will abandon the track at el Mojón quarry and make your way back to Costa Teguise.

Lanzarote: Volcano Trekking Tour

2. Lanzarote: Volcano Trekking Tour

Be shown the real Lanzarote by expert local guides as you trek along paths of volcanic soil and view volcanoes. Walk up to the craters and through majestic lava fields on this 7 km walk. Get an authentic volcanic experience as you leave the main paths of the area with your guide. Learn about the incredible volcanic history of Lanzarote from your knowledgeable guide as you walk to the craters. Ascend to an altitude of 50 meters on this easy walk.

Lanzarote Full-Day Highlights Tour

3. 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.

North Lanzarote: Cave, Jameos del Agua, and Viewpoint

4. 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 Full Day Tour from Fuerteventura

5. Lanzarote Full Day Tour from Fuerteventura

In the harbor of Corralejo, board the ferry to Playa Blanca in Lanzarote. There, go by bus to the Fire Mountains. Observe the fantastic landscape of the Timanfaya National Park and the geothermal demonstrations in the Islote de Hilario. Then, begin your volcano route and go deep into the lava fields. After a delicious lunch, the bus will pass through La Geria, a wine town. Visit a typical wine cellar and taste the wines of Lanzarote.  After that, go across the island to reach the volcano tube Jameos del Agua. Discover unique species, like the albino crab, known as Jameito. From there, return to Playa Blanca, crossing the coast of lava to get the ferry to Fuerteventura.

Lanzarote: Paragliding Discovery Flight with Video

6. Lanzarote: Paragliding Discovery Flight with Video

Your experience begins as you hike with the team for 10 minutes to the take-off site. Once there your guides will run you through the safety instructions, fielding any questions which you may have about your impending glide. Following that, prepare to take off with your professional pilot under a tandem paraglider and fly away. This is a vertigo-free takeoff, not a "jump." You'll soar along the reach to gain an altitude of between 200 to 800 meters, cruising above the ocean for about 20 or 40 minutes depending on the chosen option. Enjoy the views of the islands and the volcanoes from the safety of a harness seat. When possible, you can try steering the glider yourself, as well as try some thrilling wingovers or spiraling sensations. The pilot will capture photos and a short video of your flight with an action camera. Your tour will conclude as you descend gradually and land softly. A few hours after the flight, you will receive a link to download your photos and video.

Lanzarote: Full Day Bus Tour with Scenic Views

7. Lanzarote: Full Day Bus Tour with Scenic Views

Explore the diverse landscapes of Lanzarote on a full-day bus tour of the island and compare the north and south. Benefit from pick-up in Playa Blanca, Puerto de Carmen or Costa Teguise, and then journey to Timanfaya National Park to see the lunar landscapes formed by the last eruptions of the 18th century. Witness the geothermal activity that provides heat for the island. Then, follow the route of volcanoes as you head south and cross the area bordering Timanfaya and the protected landscape of La Geria. Marvel at a sea of lava along the salt flats of Las Salinas del Janubio and see the bizarre rock formations of Los Hervideros. Stop at El Golfo, known for its spectacularly green lake. Go to the capital city at Teguise and admire the stunning views from Peñas del Chache at the highest point on Lanzarote. Finally wander around the village of Haria and be charmed by its amazing Valley of the Thousand Palms.

Lanzarote: 3-Hour Guided 3-Wheeled Roadster Tour

8. Lanzarote: 3-Hour Guided 3-Wheeled Roadster Tour

Embark on a fun and unique tour experience as you explore Lanzarote on a 3-wheeled roadster. See more of the area in less time, visit famous locations and enjoy entertaining commentary from your local guide along the way. Meet your guide, and get an instructional session on riding a roadster. Explore the central-southern part of the island, from the volcanic landscapes of La Geria vineyards to charming villages like Tinajo. Travel the road to Timanfaya National Park and the Fire Mountains, then head to Yaiza and the Salinas de Janubio, where you can see where salt is produced. Visit the fishing village of El Golfo, and stop in Los Hervideros to snap awesome photos and change drivers.

From Fuerteventura: Lanzarote Volcano and Wine Region Tour

9. From Fuerteventura: Lanzarote Volcano and Wine Region Tour

Following pick-up from your resort in Fuerteventura (available from Corralejo and Castillo/Caleta de Fuste), journey to the port at Corralejo and board the express ferry to sail to Playa Blanca on the neighboring island of Lanzarote. Travel above deck and feel the sea breeze on the open-air journey. Upon arrival, get a welcome from your guide and board a comfortable, air-conditioned coach to drive to Timanfaya National Park. Enter the volcanic landscape of the island's southwest and travel across volcanic soil to marvel at the dormant volcano and other geothermal attractions of the park. Continue to the wine region of La Geria to take a look at the unique circular vineyards and sample some of the local wine. Gaze in awe at the extraordinary sight of vineyards covered in black volcanic ash! Then, go to an aloe vera museum to learn more about the health properties of the local crop. Drive along the scenic south coast to visit the green lagoon of Charco de los Clicos and see its majestic cliffs. Return to port at Playa Blanca for the return boat journey to Corralejo, where you can avail of the transfer back to your resort according to your booking.

South Tour: Timanfaya National Park

10. South Tour: Timanfaya National Park

Discover the south side of Lanzarote enjoying the incredible views of this unique volcanic island. See the picturesque village of El Golfo with the fascinating Green Lagoon. This coastline is spectacular and the beauty of Los Hervideros and Salinas de Janubio will leave you impressed. Enjoy Timanfaya National Park and learn about the historical eruptions that took place on the island in the 18th Century. The landscape is unique. Admire the different forms and colors of the volcanoes. Ride a camel (not included) and feel like a explorer in a unexplored land. Visit the unique landscape of La Geria, the wine region of the island. Learn about the peculiar way of harvesting in this magnificent area. Then, taste the delicious wine yourself.

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What people are saying about Lanzarote

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1,893 reviews

Scenery is unbelievable, 200km2 of vulcano natural Park, like being on the moon. The 3 hours walk was great to discover this, seeing the different kinds of lava, colors, landscapes, lichens. Really a must in my opinion as nothing comparable elsewhere. The guide Alejandro (?) was great, knowledgable, kind and easy going. Highly recommend.

Nos ha encantado,el trato,la amabilidad,la guía excelente,cariñosa,super atenta,y el chófer nos llevó con mucha seguridad, la zona donde nos llevaron increíbles, y la comida inmejorable, super controlado para que tuviéramos tiempo de almorzar con tranquilidad. Y muchos besos a la guía de los españoles Soledad y Francisco.

It was a very nice experience. 3h walk in the lava paths, and trails around the volcanoes. Such an incredible landscape. It feels like Mars. Alejandro our guide was very clear, he taught us a lot about the environment of the island. He came to pick us up at the hotel and drop us off.

great experience! very nice and very cultured instructor about the Canary Islands. magnificent landscapes and nice course within everyone's reach. we had a very pleasant unforgettable moment.

It was a great tour. Totally nice and competent guide. Showed us a lot, explained and took wonderful photos. Absolutely to recommend. The off-road bikes were great. Always my pleasure