Guided tour

La Palma: 3-Hour Dolphin and Whale Watching Experience

4.6 / 5

87 reviews

La Palma: 3-Hour Dolphin and Whale Watching Experience

From £30.71 per person

Make the most of your trip to La Palma on this 3-hour dolphin and whale watching adventure. Learn everything there is to know about these fascinating creatures from marine biologists and admire them as they swim in their natural habitat.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German, French
Wheelchair accessible


  • Enjoy a 3-hour cruise around the coast of La Palma
  • See dolphins and whales in their natural habitat
  • Discover the 29 different types of cetaceans that live here and learn about marine life from marine biologists
  • Visit the magical Cueva Bonita and the impressive Poris de Candelaria
Full description
The tour departs from Puerto de Tazacorte where you’ll board the Flipper and receive a warm welcome from the crew. As you set sail in search of dolphins and whales, listen to the crew share information about these fascinating creatures and learn everything there is to know about their marine environment. Cruise around the beautiful coast of La Palma, which is home to up to 29 different types of cetaceans, and enjoy the unique opportunity to see a wide variety of whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. Visit the famous Cueva Bonita next, a volcanic cave formed by ocean erosion. Soak up the magical atmosphere of the Cueva Bonita before heading to another idyllic cave, where if the conditions are right you can take a swim in the glistening waters.
  • Visit to the famous Cueva Bonita
  • Visit to the cliffs on the North-West coast of La Palma
  • Dolphin and whale watching with marine biologists on board
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at the local tour operator's office: Muelle deportivo SN, 38779 El Puerto de Tazacorte

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • Please note that lunch is not provided on this tour
  • Please bring swimwear and a towel, in case you are presented with the opportunity to swim
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 87 reviews

Review summary

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I loved this trip it was soo cool we saw dolphins and whales but I would not recommend this trip if you get seasick easily. There where many waves and the boat was moving pretty hard. So for me it was no problem but my boyfriend got seasick about 10 minutes when we lest the port

13 August 2021

It was really nice, we saw dolphins and the ride was generally good. There was good information along the way and the length of the trip was appropriate. Unfortunately, the bee could not get out and swim due to Corona restrictions around bandages and distance, it was a bit of a shame that this was not described. But it was perhaps to be expected that we could not swim ... Overall a really good trip.

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22 July 2021

I highly recommend this tour. Everything was taken care of (Corona measures ...). There was always a free seat in between, was explained in German, English and Spanish. Everything was very professional. They knew exactly where to stop to see the whales swimming by (we saw a whale with a calf). Then there was a real dolphin show and that in the great outdoors. Great!

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23 January 2021

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