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Tenerife: Kayaking and Snorkeling with Turtles

1. Tenerife: Kayaking and Snorkeling with Turtles

Climb aboard for a 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 on your trip. Get an optional swimming break and snorkel with turtles and bull rays in a bay only accessible by kayak as a bonus. Usually, within a few minutes, curious turtles arrive and get very close, swimming around and in between you. Also, bull rays regularly glide elegantly along the sea bed underneath you.

Tenerife: Whale & Dolphin Tour with Local Skipper

2. Tenerife: Whale & Dolphin Tour with Local Skipper

First, choose from an optional pickup from your hotel in Santa Cruz de Tenerife or make your own way to the meeting point at the port. The skipper will welcome you aboard the Cruz del Sur, a spacious 14-meter yacht. Listen as he explains the itinerary of the excursion and gives some information about safety measures. Then, set off to explore the whale and dolphin sighting area off the coast of Tenerife.  As you sail, keep your eyes peeled for these wonderful marine creatures. If you're lucky, you may even see some turtles. After spotting the wildlife, approach the coast and anchor the boat. Enjoy the opportunity to bathe or snorkel in the crystal-clear waters whilst the crew prepares lunch. Snorkeling equipment is provided.  For lunch, enjoy a delicious spread of typical, local food. Later, return to the port, sailing along the coastline and admiring the protected natural site of Punta de Rasca. Arrive at the port and bid farewell to the crew. Either your tour concludes, or you can benefit from the return transfer back to your hotel by selecting the option with hotel pickup and drop-off.

Tenerife: Quad Bike Off-Road Adventure

3. Tenerife: Quad Bike Off-Road Adventure

Start your quad bike tour at Arona. From here, you’ll wind your way up to Villaflor along dirt paths and surrounded by nature. Your guide will adapt the ride to the group’s driving skills. You’ll spend approximately 90-minutes exploring the region by quad bike, with the total activity time being approximately 2.5-hours. Follow your guide along with a range of off-road paths as you challenge your driving skills. The tour takes place in groups. Your guide will provide clear safety instructions and assist you in driving your quad bike. The quad bikes are powerful and make climbing easy even with 2 people on them (maximum 180 kg or about 396 pounds).

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What people are saying about Arona, Tenerife

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 397 reviews

Unbelievable! Great experience, no more than 10, a privileged moment. In good company, both are passionate and were as amazed as we saw whales, calderons or dolphins.

Andres and Jessica were excellent instructors and and made the whole experience amazing would definitely recommend - 10/10!

Very nice trip. Unfortunately we didn't see any dolphins or turtles, but that's how nature is.

The team was amazing Really helpful The tour was really good. I highly recommend it.

Loved it. We saw dolphins in the distance and a couple turtles up close.