Canary Islands
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  • Tenerife: Kayak Safari with Sea Turtles and Snorkeling

    1. Tenerife: Kayak Safari with Sea Turtles and Snorkeling

    Experience one of the most attractive and unforgettable activities you can do in Tenerife on a kayak safari. Depart on a route from Los Cristianos beach located in an emblematic fishing village in the south of the island. Take the course towards the cliffs of Guaza to a protected nature reserve where you’ll enjoy the scenery, the cliffs, and an enormous biodiversity. With the assistance of your expert kayaking guide, in the middle of the tour you’ll make a stop to rest and snorkel as you try to find some of the species that inhabit this strip, including turtles, before getting dropped off back at the starting point.

    this was my first time i was a little apprehensive but with having the tour guides really made me feel very safe i enjoyed this experience thank you

  • La Graciosa: Island Cruise with Lunch and Water Activities

    2. La Graciosa: Island Cruise with Lunch and Water Activities

    Start your day with pickup from the main tourist resorts in Lanzarote and head to the northern village of Órzola. Board an express ferry at 11:00 AM to La Graciosa island at the port of Caleta del Sebo. Enjoy a welcome mojito cocktail on arrival.

    After cruising for a while, at around 1:30 PM, drop anchor at the French Beach. Enjoy a refreshing swim and try some of the water activities. Then, sit down for a traditional Spanish paella and fresh fruit lunch on board an hour later.

    Make use of the free bar with unlimited draft beer, sangria, soft drinks, and water. Also, benefit from free Wi-Fi on your journey to and from Lanzarote. and the assistance of an English–speaking travel guide. Return at around 4:00 PM with a brief stop in La Graciosa.

    Big advantage of this cruise was that they picked us up from our hotel and also dropped off. The cruise was very comfortable, La Graciosa is a really small but nice island with beautiful beaches. You can visit there the smallest museum in the world. During the cruise you can pick variety of drinks, eat traditional Spanish paella, and do many fun activities including kayak or jumping to the water from the boat. On the way back we enjoyed every minute dancing on the deck.

  • Lanzarote: 6-Hour Sailing Trip to La Graciosa

    3. Lanzarote: 6-Hour Sailing Trip to La Graciosa

    Commence your sailing trip to La Graciosa with an 11:30 AM pickup from your accommodation in Lanzarote. Hop aboard an air-conditioned bus and travel to the port of Órzola. Once there board a ferry for a 30-minute journey to the neighboring island of La Graciosa. Upon arrival on La Graciosa, board a luxury catamaran and get a welcome glass of Champagne with snacks. Then, set sail for a 1-hour trip around the island. Admire the white sand beaches, clear waters, and volcanic mountains, and then anchor at Francesa Beach.

    Make use of the available snorkeling equipment and kayaks for an adventure of your own. After lunch on board, sail back to the port and get some free time to watch the fishermen in the small village of Caleta del Sebo. Finally, get dropped off at your hotel at the end of the tour services.

    Un día genial! La comida algo mejorable.. pero el barco está muy bien y el personal super amable!! Una experiencia muy chula! Muy recomendable!

  • Lanzarote: Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches

    4. Lanzarote: Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches

    You’ll be picked up at your resort and transferred to the port in Puerto del Carmen to board the Lineas Romero sailing catamaran. Once you’ve been welcomed on board you’ll be served a refreshing Mojito cocktail and a tapa and receive a short introduction by the experienced crew. On this 4-hour excursion, the I Love Papagayo catamaran will sail southwest to the southern tip of Lanzarote. Your destination is the Costa de Papagayo, where the beaches are golden and the natural environment is still untouched. The captain will drop anchor and you’ll have plenty of free time to enjoy the sun and the many water sports on offer. Lunch will be served on board before you head back to port. The bus will be waiting to take you back to your resort.

    Great fun and really good staff. Always love these kind of trips and this one certainly did not disappoint

  • Snorkeling and Kayaking with Turtles

    5. Snorkeling and Kayaking with Turtles

    Climb aboard for a 2.5-hour kayaking adventure in Tenerife and get up close and personal with dolphins and turtles in their natural environment. Observe the amazing creatures from a vessel that does not frighten them or disturb their natural habitat.

    Be surrounded by pods of up to 30 dolphins that sometimes put on a show by jumping high into the air. Home to up to 5 different species of dolphins, including bottlenose dolphins, the waters just off the island’s coast are ideal to marvel at these lovable creatures.

    While the bottlenose dolphins are the easiest to spot, other species inhabit the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, including rough-toothed dolphins, striped dolphins, and common dolphins.

    As wild animals, views cannot be guaranteed, but there is a 95% chance that you will encounter the animals o...

    Very knowledgeable tour guide. The kayaking was tough at times but worth the trip

  • Kayaking and Snorkeling with Turtles

    6. Kayaking and Snorkeling with Turtles

    Head out onto the beautiful clear waters surrounding Tenerife and discover the magic of this beautiful island. Spend time kayaking across the ocean taking in the scenery as you go passed the rocks of Palm Mar. See huge caves and the stunning, sweeping coastline. Stop to snorkel in the blue waters and discover a vast world of fish and other marine inhabitants, a perfect opportunity to know the ocean life of Tenerife. Sometimes on the way back, dolphins swim passed adding to the magic of the afternoon. Make friends with the turtles who live here as you explore this underwater paradise. 

    our guide was really friendly and we saw dolphins! We didn‘t se turtles but that was olay, we had a lot of fun snorkeling !

  • Fuerteventura: 2-Hour Kayaking and Snorkeling Excursion

    7. Fuerteventura: 2-Hour Kayaking and Snorkeling Excursion

    Begin your kayaking and snorkeling excursion with a group briefing. Put on your life vest, prepare the equipment, and have the option to wear a wetsuit. Head to the beach of La Lajita to get into your kayak and start your excursion in the ocean. While paddling, enjoy the rocky coast views and discover an island of beaches and cliffs only accessible by sea.  After a bit, stop for snorkeling in an area rich with marine life. Grab masks and snorkels from your guide and jump into the crystal clear ocean for some underwater exploring. Understand why all the dive schools bring their divers to this location and see a large variety of fish and sea creatures. Spend about 30 minutes snorkeling and swimming before heading back to La Lajita Beach in your kayak. At the conclusion of your excursion, change into some dry clothes and check out the photos taken while kayaking and snorkeling. If you lik...

    Kayaking & snorkelling were both good. The training with the 2 guys beforehand was good & thorough. The snorkelling mask let some water into the nose part, so maybe bring your own mask if you have one. But overall a good experience & worth going on.

  • Lanzarote: Kayak and Snorkelling at Papagayo Beach

    8. Lanzarote: Kayak and Snorkelling at Papagayo Beach

    Begin the activity with a safety introduction from the staff and learn the best techniques for kayaking through the water. Once you’re ready, start kayaking towards Papagayo Beach. During the journey you’ll take some stops to rest and take pictures, and the guide will explain some history and geography of the area. Upon arrival at Papagayo Beach, stop to relax with a picnic of various snacks. Take the opportunity to swim and snorkel in the turquoise blue waters. Take another break on the beautiful beach before kayaking back to the starting point.

    Fantastic adventure for novice kayaker. Great instruction and guidance. Lovely trip along the beautiful coastline stopping off for snorkeling. Highlight of our trip to Lanzarote!

  • Tenerife: Dolphins by Kayak Tour

    9. Tenerife: Dolphins by Kayak Tour

    Your adventure will begin in the morning when the ocean is still very calm. Begin with kayaking instructions and all the safety measures needed for a great time on the sea. At this hour of the morning, enjoy the relaxing atmosphere as you get into the kayak on the empty beach of Playa de Los Cristianos.   Start paddling along the harbor, exiting into the open sea followed by seagulls for around 30 minutes to get out to where the dolphins pass by. You can enjoy a great time watching the dolphins playing around and sometimes doing a really wild show.   After around 1 hour, we will paddle away gently, trying as much possible not to disrupt the dolphins’ morning routine. This will be an adventure you will always remember.

  • Gran Canaria: Guided Kayaking Trip

    10. Gran Canaria: Guided Kayaking Trip

    After meeting at Santa Águeda's beach in El Pajar (Arguinerguin), you will be provided with your safety equipment partnered with some instructions regarding your kayaking. Shortly afterwards, you will start paddling across the beach as your adventure begins while paddling through the rocks in the direction of your first stop at the Los Militares archeological site. There you will have some time to recover a little as your guide provides you with some information about Canarian culture and the last aboriginals that lived there. Getting back to your kayaks, you will continue kayaking past all the little beaches of the south-west coast before reaching Playa de Montaña Arena, one of the last virgin beaches of the island. Here you will have some free time to have a swim, lay on the sand, and rest or play beach tennis, frisbee, or snorkel. You will also be able to recover with a provided pic...

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Big advantage of this cruise was that they picked us up from our hotel and also dropped off. The cruise was very comfortable, La Graciosa is a really small but nice island with beautiful beaches. You can visit there the smallest museum in the world. During the cruise you can pick variety of drinks, eat traditional Spanish paella, and do many fun activities including kayak or jumping to the water from the boat. On the way back we enjoyed every minute dancing on the deck.

From pickup to drop off, the entire trip was amazing. Great staff and excellent food (open bar was a massive highlight!) Can't put anything down, amazing experience.

this was my first time i was a little apprehensive but with having the tour guides really made me feel very safe i enjoyed this experience thank you

Great fun and really good staff. Always love these kind of trips and this one certainly did not disappoint

Very knowledgeable tour guide. The kayaking was tough at times but worth the trip