Boat trips in Tenerife
Tenerife, the largest and most visited of the Canary Islands, offers its visitors beautiful landscapes, magical beaches and wonderful coasts. Its flora and fauna are unique, its coastline is varied and charming. If visiting the internal part of the island is exciting, exploring the whole area by boat can be an unforgettable experience as you will have the chance to spot whales and dolphins in their habitat. There are a lot of excursions available to satisfy any requirements and needs.
Boat trips in Tenerife
There are many ways to organise a boat trip in Tenerife. You can choose among different means of transport at very competitive prices (from 20 euros for the simplest trips to thousands of euros for the most refined and luxurious experience).
Boat trips in Tenerife South
The southern coast of Tenerife, as the most touristically developed area of the island, is a good point of departure to organise a boat trip and go spotting whales and dolphins in their natural habitat.
There is a wide variety of excursions available from Costa Adeje and the south-western coast. You can pick from a two-hour whale and dolphin watching excursion for 24 euros. The most expensive excursions include stops for lunch and for having a swim or snorkelling in the crystal blue waters. Many of these outings will allow you access to the beautiful sceneries of Teide National Park.
The best boat rental agencies in Tenerife
If you prefer travelling around on board a boat, you can rent a simple rubber dinghy (for less than 200 euros a day) a sailing boat (from 170 euros a day), a motor boat or a catamaran (from 200 euros per day).
You can also choose a charter service to rent a boat provided with captain and crew. This a more expensive option but you will be free to completely and freely enjoy the experience and relax.
Sailing boat + skipper rental
If you want to rent a sailing boat there many options available. You can access this service everywhere on the island. There are different offers, varying according to the size of the boat and the accessories on board. You can also hire a professional skipper.
The best places to find a sailing boat rental are:
- Las Galletas;
- Puerto Deportivo Radazul;
- Club Náutico Puerto Colón;
- Puerto de Santa Cruz de Tenerife;
- Puerto de los Gigantes;
- Marina San Miguel;
- Playa de San Juan;
- Playa de las Américas;
What to see during a boat trip in Tenerife?
Leave from the south-western coast to look for whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. If you leave from Puerto Colón you will probably see whales. If you leave from Adeje, go as far as Los Gigantes, stop and have a swim, admiring the beautiful reefs (the giants, Los Gigantes) in all their majestic beauty.
The coastline of Tenerife is very interesting, and some spots are particularly fascinating. Once arrived in Los Gigantes, you can venture along the pathway which will lead you to the mysterious town of Masca, an authentic jewel of the Canary Islands. You can also visit one of the minor islands of the archipelago, such as La Gomera or Gran Canaria, go on a trip by submarine to see the unusual sea beds which surround the island or, if you prefer, you can go on a sportfishing tour.
Roayla Delfin Tour
The Royal Delfin is a modern catamaran with a transparent glass floor to allow visitors to spot whales and dolphins. The catamaran is equipped with underwater cameras which record what happens underwater in real time. There are different excursions available (2 hours, 3 hours, 4 and half hours). The excursions start from Puerto Colón and coast the famous seaside resorts of Los Gigantes, Puerto Santiago, Playa de la Arena, San Juan, Callao Salavaje and Playa Paraiso. You will also have the chance to have a swim.
Admire dolphins in Kayak
Another exciting option is kayaking among turtles and dolphins. They will not be afraid of you and you will be fast surrounded by these curious animals. You can enjoy this experience in different parts of the island. The Marine Reserve of Palm Mar is a recently developed area, 10 km far from Los Cristianos and Playa de Las Américas. It is a marine natural reserve thanks to its microclimate, its wonderful seabed and its marine fauna.
200 m from the coast are the facilities for fish breeding which are a real lure for the colony of dolphins living nearby. During the kayak excursion you will see dolphins moving from a tank to the other looking for food.
Boat parties in Tenerife
Not only is Tenerife home to unspoiled natural landscapes and beautiful beaches, it is also a place to have fun and enjoy nightlife. You never get bored and a lot of events are held on the island, such as its famous boat parties. Leave from Playa de Las Américas on board of a fabulous catamaran equipped with an open bar (opened from the afternoon for the pre-party until late at night for the after-party). You will enjoy the music selected by a DJ, while having a swim in the sea.
You can board in the afternoon to enjoy the sun, the sea, good music and excellent cocktails all night long!
Where to rent a dinghy in Tenerife
What about renting a dinghy? It is an easy and fun means to visit the coasts of the island. You can rent it easily at Puerto Colón.
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