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La Graciosa: Island Cruise with Lunch and Water Activities

1. 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.

Lanzarote: Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches

2. 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.

Tenerife: Kayaking and Snorkeling with Turtles

3. 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.

From Lanzarote: Sailing Day Trip to La Graciosa

4. From Lanzarote: Sailing Day Trip to La Graciosa

Discover a hidden gem onboard a luxury yacht by sailing from Lanzarote to La Graciosa on this full-day sailing tour with a guide and hotel transfers. Enjoy free-flowing beer, wine, and soft drinks with lunch. Drop anchor at Francesa Beach and time to swim, snorkel, and kayak around the quiet coast. Commence your sailing trip to La Graciosa with 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 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.

Las Palmas: Mogán Kayak and Snorkeling Guided Cave Tour

5. Las Palmas: Mogán Kayak and Snorkeling Guided Cave Tour

We are going to start the tour in Playa de Mogan, the most beautiful village of the south of Gran Canaria. From this calm beach we will start the route on kayak. We will move besides the amazing white cliffs knowing the geology of the island. We are going to enter inside the volcanic caves with the kayak. For the adventure lovers, we can jump from the cliffs to the ocean too. Landing in other beach we will visit the famous caves where you can get the best pictures for your instagram ;) After this (or before, depending on sea conditions) we are going to do snorkelling in the cliffs to see the coast in other point of view. We will give you snorkel kit and wetsuit.

Lanzarote: Playa Papagayo Guided Kayaking Tour

6. Lanzarote: Playa Papagayo Guided Kayaking Tour

Enjoy a kayaking tour to some of the most beautiful beaches of Lanzarote. Paddle gently along the coastline and admire the views of the white sand of Playa de las Coloradas, Playa Mujeres, and finally Playa Papagayo. Upon arrival, take a brief kayaking lesson to get comfortable on the water. Set off from Playa de las Coloradas and paddle gently along the coast towards Playa de Papagayo. Along the way, admire the views of beaches and coves such as Playa Mujeres. Explore some of the sea caves and cliffs along the shore, before arriving at the Natural Monument of Los Ajaches. Stop at the beach of Papagayo, where you can take some time to go swimming or to enjoy the warm Lanzarote sun. Snorkeling equipment will also be provided so you can explore the ocean floor, before heading back to Playa de las Coloradas.

La Palma: Cueva Bonita Sea Kayaking Tour

7. La Palma: Cueva Bonita Sea Kayaking Tour

Discover the scenic landscapes, secluded caves, and famous volcanic Cueva Bonita on this kayak tour. Meet your guide at Proís de Candelaria, a small cove where the locals have built homes in the numerous sea caves. Learn about the history of the area from your local guide. After a short introduction and safety briefing, you'll have time to get kitted out before taking to the sea on your 1.5-hour adventure. Follow the coast towards Cueva Bonita, one of the island's main attractions which is only accessible by sea. Avoid the crowded tourist boats and travel through the cave by kayak before heading back to the meeting point.

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.

Gran Canaria: Guided Kayaking Trip

9. 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 picnic consisting of fruit, chocolates, nuts, biscuits, and water.

Fuerteventura: 2-Hour Kayaking and Snorkeling Excursion

10. 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 like any of the photos have the option to purchase them to take home. 

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What people are saying about Canary Islands

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 573 reviews

It has been a great experience! You spend the whole morning, they give you a snack and the setting is beautiful. Denise, the guide, very nice and pleasant. I recommend it without given and would repeat.

Thank you very much Denise for the patience you had with us and Monica for the good treatment on the phone. Without hesitation, we recommend this activity

Fun day trip to La Graciosa with food and drinks included The kayaking at playa de los Franceses was awesome

Excellent trip. Me and my son did it in a double Kayak with Paul. He was great and showed us the best

Andrés was an amazing guide and it was so much fun seeing the turtles and dolphins