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Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise by Sail Boat

1. Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise by Sail Boat

Climb aboard a beautiful sailing boat at the port in Los Gigantes and set sail on a cruise to look for whales and other marine life in their natural environment. Cruise out into the open sea in search for dolphins and pilot whales in an intimate group of no more than 9 people. Help raise the sail if the conditions are right and travel across the waves powered by the wind! Get served complimentary drinks, along with fresh fruit on board the boat. Drop anchor to go for a swim in the sea or snorkel with the marine life in a small cove of outstanding beauty. Return to the boat to enjoy freshly made sandwiches. Then, slowly navigate your way back to port enjoying the great views of the cliffs along the way.

From Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

2. From Adeje: Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

Set sail in search of pilot whales and dolphins in their natural habitat on a relaxing cruise. Board the boat and enjoy a snack as you look out for marine wildlife. Watch these amazing creatures through underwater windows on the boat.   Travel along the southern coast of Tenerife, until you arrive at the spectacular Acantilado de los Gigantes and the Bay of Masca. Marvel at the dramatic cliffs that reach 600 meters high. Stop to enjoy a relaxing swim in the calm waters of the bay. A courtesy lunch and drinks are included in this tour (beer, sangria, softdrinks, juice, and water).   Enjoy beautiful views of southern Tenerife on the return journey to the port in Puerto Colon. If you select the option with hotel transfers, the bus will take you back to your pickup point.

Costa Adeje: Masca and Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise

3. Costa Adeje: Masca and Los Gigantes Whale Watching Cruise

Set sail from Costa Adeje in search of whales and dolphins. Cruise in a catamaran to the cliffs of Los Gigantes and Masca. Sunbathe on deck and enjoy a stop to swim in the sea. Learn about the characteristics of whales and dolphins from your guide on this exciting excursion.   Discover the customs of these animals, how they eat, their migration paths, and their behavior. You might see different species such as pilot whales, bottlenose dolphins, and spotted dolphins, amongst others. Relax on board as you enjoy the drinks and snacks provided. Return to Costa Adeje at the end of your cruise.

Tenerife: 5-Hour Whales and Dolphins Tour

4. Tenerife: 5-Hour Whales and Dolphins Tour

You'll depart from Puerto Colon at 11:00AM at which point you will go in search of whales and dolphins. During your 5-hour excursion you will visit the cliff of Los Gigantes, as your boat sails to an area where there is a greater possibility to see pilot whales. You will have a 30-minute stop to see the whales in their natural environment, and at the end of the whale watching experience you will sail to the cliffs of Los Gigantes. Once there, anchor in one of the bays under the cliffs of Los Gigantes whilst enjoying some lunch. Following that, go swimming in the inviting waters before sailing back to Port Colón along the southwestern coast of Tenerife.

Puerto Colón: Ecological Catamaran Cruise

5. Puerto Colón: Ecological Catamaran Cruise

Set off from Puerto Colón on a comfortable, modern, and ecological catamaran bound for the open sea. Take in the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean and stunning views of Tenerife's southern coast. Marvel at the towering Los Gigantes cliffs from the water.  Receive a warm welcome from the boat's friendly crew and relax in the sun with a refreshing drink. Sail to an ideal spot for swimming and snorkeling and get acquainted with some of the region's diverse underwater life.  Look out with your guides for any of the 28 species of cetaceans that pass through the islands, including bottlenose dolphins and pilot whales. Enjoy complimentary food and drink as you sail on the open sea.

Tenerife Island Tour

6. Tenerife Island Tour

After pick-up, your first stop on this day-long tour will be La Laguna, an important historical center of the island and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, it's on to Candelaria, a fishing town and where you can find a statue of the Candelaria Virgin, patron saint of the Canary Islands, as well as the stunning Candelaria Basilica. This city is an important place of pilgrimage situated in the southeast of the island. Your next visit will be to El Médano, a charming beach with majestic views of the volcanic cone Montana Roja. The next stop, Garachico, is a city blooming with flowering trees and full of fascinating history. Other highlights of your tour include La Orotava and Los Gigantes Cliff. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel, port or apartment.

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What people are saying about Los Gigantes

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 1,059 reviews

Eileen and David were amazing hosts on the boat tour! Super friendly and welcoming. They also offered us great recommendations for restaurants on the island. We had choppy water due to the high winds but were still able to spot some dolphins and pilot whales. (If you easily get sea sick, I would recommend taking some medication beforehand or with you just in case.) It was really nice to be on a sail boat with a smaller group of people. Much more private of a tour.

Fantastic boat trip. We saw dolphins and were able to enjoy a swim in gorgeous blue waters near Los Gigantes. Lunch was great and complimentary drinks included were a nice touch. Would recommend.

Sea trip that keeps its promises! Dolphins in freedom, a meal with drinks, music and the ocean as far as the eye can see! Top notch crew. Schedules respected... In short, perfect moment!!

All well organized. The animators, very good, extensive command of several languages. The captain pending his own, the search for dolphins and whales, which he fulfilled perfectly.

Journée très agréable. Nous avons pu observer des dauphins et des baleines. Les falaises de Los Gigantes magnifiques.