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Tenerife: South Coast Jet Ski Experience

1. Tenerife: South Coast Jet Ski Experience

Meet your guide at the port of San Miguel, where the jet skis will be waiting for you. Get equipped with all the necessary gear, including a life jacket, snorkeling mask, goggles, and a wetsuit. Listen briefly about how to drive safely, then embark! Pass through different spots such as the Yellow Mountain, the bay of Costa del Silencia, Las Galletas, the lighthouse of Punta Rasca, the Palm Mar Cliff, Los Cristianos, and much more. Depending on the weather, see different locales and keep your eyes peeled to spot whales, dolphins, turtles, and fish. If choosing the 2-hour tour option, make a stop to dip into the ocean and try out your snorkeling gear halfway through. Afterward, return to the initial dock to enjoy coffee, tea, water, juices, and beers. Take a shower, change into some fresh clothes, and admire the photos from the day.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Hiking in the Anaga Mountains

2. Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Hiking in the Anaga Mountains

Discover the Anaga Rural Park forest on a 3.5-hour walk to the volcanic dome close to the hamlet of Taborno, coming down through the magnificent laurel forest of Anaga, a Unesco Biosphere Reserve since 2015. Hike while enjoying amazing views as the path comes out of the forest and approaches the cliffs facing the northeast shore of the island. Taborno is a hamlet right on top of the crane of two different gorges. It is considered a viewpoint hamlet.  Witness the local country life of the island and listen to your guide that will explain the local uses in such an amazing mountain chain. Anaga is one of the places in Tenerife where some aboriginal pre-Hispanic uses have been kept longer. After the walk, lunch will local products will be served.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife: 2-Hour Hiking Tour in Anaga Forest

3. Santa Cruz de Tenerife: 2-Hour Hiking Tour in Anaga Forest

Explore the beautiful and ancient Laurel Forest and get in contact with the nature on this hiking tour. Take a simple walk without great difficulty and feel and smell the pure air of this laurel forest. If you think of yourself as a novice hiker, or simply want a more relaxed and slow–paced hike, step onto the route through the Anaga Forest. Discover all of life's natural treasures as you amble through the wondrous nature of what was once an isolated territory and see the original Canarian architecture. Wander through a landscape which, millions of years ago, was an independent island separated by the sea from the rest of the insular territory. Even today, it is still considered as a separate world, an island inside another with its own identity.

Tenerife: Underwater Lava Tongues Snorkel Excursion

4. Tenerife: Underwater Lava Tongues Snorkel Excursion

Depart Santa Cruz de Tenerife on this excursion with expert guides. See how the volcanic activity formed incredible shapes of stone under water while snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Witness how the island was formed both above and and under water as a result of the volcanic activity. Explore the unique lava tongues while the instructor takes photos and videos for you to keep.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife: PADI Introductory Dive

5. Santa Cruz de Tenerife: PADI Introductory Dive

Learn about the basics of diving theory and the gear you will be using on your scuba dive. Set up your own scuba diving kit with the help of your instructor. Put on a wetsuit and your diving gear and talk about the four basic skills you will practice underwater.  Enter into the protected bay of Radazul, where you can slowly adapt to the new and exciting, underwater environment. Ease yourself into scuba diving with a location that is perfect for first time divers. Enjoy calm, shallow waters, like that of a swimming pool. Dive into the underwater world and follow your dive instructor, as they lead you to places of interest in the bay. Discover fascinating aquatic life and observe the life of these fish from a respectful distance. Return to the dive center and talk about what you saw on your dive with your group. 

Tenerife: Snorkeling Equipment Rental in Radazul

6. Tenerife: Snorkeling Equipment Rental in Radazul

Avail of all the equipment you need to discover a brand new world just below your feet. Rent a snorkel, mask and fins, along with wetsuit and weights, to explore Tenerife's underwater world on your own.  Visit the dive center in the charming bay of Radazul on the northeast coast of Tenerife, where a magical marine world awaits. See all kinds of colorful fish swimming in the crystal clear water, above, beneath and around you. Feel free to go snorkel elsewhere, as the rental equipment is valid for 24 hours giving you all the time you need to drive around the beautiful island and snorkel wherever you please.

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What people are saying about Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Smooth online booking, very nice staff and great value for money. A dream trip! 1 hour firing over the sea on top jet skis videos were made. 10 out of 10 points

Unique experience... one of those things you have to do at least once in live. My husband and I really enjoyed

Brilliant experience on jetskis. Very easy to use, easy understandable instructions from the instructors.

very friendly and nice people and very good at giving instructions

Great friendly service. Very enjoyable would highly recommend.