Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure with Snorkeling, in Tenerife
Duration: 4 hours Super Easy Great fun for everyone
Why we love this tour
Sail across bright blue waters and watch for whales and dolphins on this expedition around Tenerife.
- Spot whales and dolphins in their natural habitat
- Sail along Tenerife's gorgeous water
- Snorkel in the blue seas
- Enjoy views of the island’s mountains
- Learn from an expert guide
- Relax onboard with a picnic
- Great fun for everyone, kids welcome
Whales and dolphins fill the waters surrounding the Canary Islands. Some call the area their home and others pass by on their migration routes. With up to 28 species of whales and dolphins populating the water, a whale safari around Tenerife is an excellent chance to spot some of the biggest animals in the sea.
From your hotel, a shuttle brings you to the Puerto Colón harbor on the south end of the island. Your guide greets you and introduces you to your sailboat for the trip. Once you’re off gliding along the sea, take a complimentary beverage so you can fully relax.
As you sail along sparkling waves, the guide provides background information on the environment and the differences between dolphins and whales. For instance, the pilot whale populating the waters around the Canary Islands are actually dolphins! Get the facts and more as you keep your eyes out for flapping fins and glimpses of blowholes.
The three-hour sailing trip takes you out into the sea, where you have stunning views of Tenerife’s mountainous skyline. The final part of the tour brings you to a rocky cove to snorkel or swim among much smaller, but still incredible sea life. Nibble on a picnic onboard or jump in the inviting waters. After everyone has soaked up enough sun, the boat brings you back to the harbor, and you return to your accommodation via shuttle.
Set out on a sailing excursion to watch for the largest wildlife in the ocean. The beauty of the sea is enough to admire, but witnessing a whale in real life leaves you speechless.
Need to know before you go
At least 2 participants are required for a scheduled tour. Tours with less than 2 people may be canceled.
This trip runs every Monday and Thursday.
Minimum age is 5 years.
The pickup time is 8:00-10:00 a.m. depending on your location. Please enter your accommodation address in the booking form and the exact time will be confirmed.
Please also make a note in the booking form if you or any other participants have any food allergies.
It is recommended to take a seasickness pill before embarking on the trip as the weather at sea can be windy and variable.
What to bring? A swimsuit, towel, and warm clothing. A hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended.
Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation email.
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance with 100% reimbursement. There is no reimbursement for later cancellations.
In case of cancellation from our side due to bad weather, we will return your payment in full.
Reviews for this provider
6 Feb 2019
The Forest is beautiful and the marked trail the guides chose was a beginner to intermediate hike and perfect for our group. The guides were very personable. Lunch was delicious. The visitors center has trail maps so if you want to hike after the excursion and have your own transportation from the visitors center to your hotel it is possible to do this.
12 Nov 2018
Fantastic! Amazing service all the way from booking through to the actual activity. Our guide GiGi in particular was extremely helpful and friendly, she even came surfing with us and surprised us with homemade sandwiches for lunch! Would thoroughly recommend; we will be using these guys again 😁🤗
8 Nov 2018
All pick ups, drop off and super activities went exactly according to plan. All staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Would do it again without a thought.
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