Birdwatching Jeep Safari in Lanzarote
Duration: 4 hours Super Easy Certificate of Excellence
Why we love this tour
Experience the diversity of this top-rated, fascinating birdwatching tour in the protected area of the Lanzarote desert.
- Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor
- Perfect for passionate birders & nature lovers
- Unique bird species include "The Big Three": houbara bustard, cream-colored courser & stone curlew
- Exceptionally knowledgeable guide
- Respectful, sustainable ethical tourism at its best
- Easy enough & fun learning experience for kids
Usually starts at 11:00
Whether you are a passionate birder or you simply have an appreciation for nature, you will enjoy every moment of this tour. The protected Lanzarote desert is beautiful on its own, but hopping into a land rover with high-quality binoculars (which we provide), you experience a whole new world.
Our tour begins with a well-organized morning pickup from your hotel or the agreed meeting point. Once we reach the Lanzarote desert area of Soo, we board the jeep, a land rover driven by our expert guide. This protected area allows access to a limited number of people, and it is always our goal to be respectful to the natural environment.
Because we explore in small groups, you can ask, listen, stop, and take photos as often as you like. This is a jeep safari, so we stay in the car unless you wish to take a closer look at some fauna, stop for a coffee, or stretch your legs. As we drive around, our guide explains interesting facts about geology, biodiversity, and the conservation efforts so important to sustaining the beautiful yet fragile ecosystem.
Each season presents a unique side to this wild nature. For example, during the spring breeding season, we may witness impressive displays of “dance”. However, many wonders remain year-round; we often see “The Big Three”: the houbara bustard, cream-colored courser, and stone curlew, all unique in their behavior. Your guide’s exceptional determination helps find the endemic birds, as well as some that have “gotten lost”, like the African hoopoe lark.
Before ending our tour, we enjoy a midmorning coffee break at a local village, where we also have a quick snack and can continue asking about the volcanic and other history of this special area.
This tour teaches more than you could ever hope to learn from a guidebook. With a guide so passionate about protecting the irreplaceable natural treasures of Lanzarote, this safari is as rare as the species you discover at each turn.
Need to know before you go
The minimum number of people is 1, maximum is 4.
The minimum age to join the tour is 6 years.
The length of the exploration (excluding transport & eating time) depends on speed and curiosity of the group, as well as weather. It is usually about 3 hours.
What to bring: Light jacket, sun hat & protection, closed walking shoes, water.
Private tours: The minimum number of people is 4, maximum is 16. We offer our private tours in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Czech.
Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation email.
Cancellations can be done up to 24 hours before the trip with 100% reimbursement.
For later cancellations, there is no compensation. On rare occasions, the tour may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances, we will offer you alternative dates or we will refund you 100% of the paid amount.
Pickup at hotel or the agreed-upon location.
Provided byEco Insider
Reviews for this provider
14 Nov 2019
The trek is well worth it just for the view of the island of La Graciosa which is more or less at the end of the trek. A stunning view and what a location.
16 Apr 2019
the tour was just perfect as well as the service. great team, great tour. love it.
9 Oct 2018
The trip was amazing with views to die for. It was hard work getting the top but well worth it. Our guide Martina was very knowledgeable and just added to a thoroughly enjoyable day.
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