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Our most recommended Canary Islands Family-friendly Activities

Puerto de la Cruz: Loro Parque Entry Ticket and Shows

1. Puerto de la Cruz: Loro Parque Entry Ticket and Shows

Loro Parque is one of the top attractions in the Canaries. Discover the incredible animal habitats that put you within a whisker of the action, and experience the excitement of the park’s 4 world class shows. The highlight of this day of adventure is sure to be the spectacular killer whale show at the park’s Orca Ocean. Get ready for a day of excitement and fun! One of the most respected zoological gardens in the world, Loro Parque is known for its exceptional beauty, excellent facilities and installations, and its focus on nature and the environment. It is the first such park in the world to have been awarded the environmental certification of Animal Embassy. It is home to a wide range of animals living among tropical palm trees and the exotic vegetation that surrounds the park’s stunning Thai architecture. Loro Parque’s fully refurbished parrot show calls attention to the need to preserve the forests, while showcasing the intelligence of exotic parrots who perform as ambassadors for nature. Younger visitors will enjoy their experience in Kinderlandia. This attraction resembles an African village of huts in the trees, where kids can climb and enjoy the jungle, balancing on the hanging bridges and slithering down the snake slide. The whole family can try out the Orca Roller Coaster. In Kinderlandia, both kids and parents can have a great time!

Corralejo: Acua Water Park Entry Ticket

2. Corralejo: Acua Water Park Entry Ticket

Have a fun day out with the whole family with this entry ticket to Corralejo's Acua Water Park. Slide, splash, and swoosh down or along 14 different attractions in the water park. Tuck into tasty meals in the dining area, let the kids loose in the children's club and make the most of the entertainment service throughout the park. Make the most of your time in Fuerteventura at this water park filled with over 25,000-square-meters of unlimited fun. Swim, eat and drink, and play in the many available options in the park. Relax by the pools, glide down slides, or sip on a refreshing drink at the pool bar — the choice is yours.

40-Minute Submarine Tour in Mogán

3. 40-Minute Submarine Tour in Mogán

This submarine tour offers you a unique experience so you can discover the seabed of Puerto de Mogán aboard a submarine called the Golden Shark. The ship is 18 metres long and almost 4 metres wide and has a TV screen for every passenger so they can watch the manoeuvres when diving and surfacing. Immersion lasts about 40 minutes and people of all ages can enjoy it, including pregnant women or anyone with a heart or ear condition. The ship reaches a depth of 25 meters. You will be able to see the incredible marine fauna from the Atlantic Ocean, as well as some shipwrecks at the bottom of the sea. Immersion occurs in such a way that, thanks to the way the submarine was built, passengers experience no problem or change of pressure.

Lanzarote: Aqualava Waterpark Entrance Ticket

4. Lanzarote: Aqualava Waterpark Entrance Ticket

Cool off and have a blast with this all-access waterpark entrance. Brave exciting slides, float down the lazy river, and play in the saltwater wave pool — the only one in Lanzarote. Ensure that everyone in your group has a great time, including the youngest members — all attractions are suitable for all ages. Refuel and recharge with fresh-cooked food or snack on ice cream and fruit. Feel good about taking care of the environment with water heated by geothermal energy, and enjoy spectacular views of volcanoes. Refuel and recharge with fresh-cooked food or snack on ice cream and fruit.

Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching

5. Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching

Enjoy a 2.5-hour trip by boat along the waters surrounding Gran Canaria and see beautiful dolphins and whales up close. There is a bar aboard for those who wish to buy some drinks during the trip. The boat will come as close as possible to these amazing sea creatures so that you can experience their natural habitat from as close as possible. Take photos as you watch whales and dolphins play.

Fuerteventura: Sailing with Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching

6. Fuerteventura: Sailing with Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching

The tour starts with a visit to the harbor to marvel at the beautiful manta rays that live here and watch this beautiful creature swimming along the bottom of the sea floor. After the manta ray viewing, it's time to hop on board your sailing boat for the day for a short briefing of the day’s itinerary. Then it’s time to set sail and leave the harbor, heading out towards the open seas the captain will bring up the sails and turn off the engine. Listen to the radio communications from local fishermen and listen out for sightings of marine wildlife, including dolphins and whales. If they’re in the area, the captain will sail the boat towards them for the chance to take some photos and admire these elegant creatures up close. During the rest of the sail, enjoy the stunning sea views that surround you and soak up the glorious Fuerteventura sunshine. After about 2 hours of sailing, the captain drops anchor and there’s time for swimming and snorkeling in the shimmering blue waters. After your swim, enjoy a selection of tapas dishes made from local recipes and relax with a drink as you sail back to shore.

Aquapark Costa Teguise: Entrance Ticket

7. Aquapark Costa Teguise: Entrance Ticket

Enjoy a day of endless fun at Aquapark Costa Teguise and discover more than 22,000 square meters of slides, loops, attractions and more. Ideal for families and groups of friends, Lanzarote's largest water park has some of the most thrilling water slides in Europe. Experience the pure adrenaline thrills of the Kamikaze and Whirlwind or go to the Hydrotube if you are not feeling quite so brave!  The little ones are well-catered for at attractions such as the children's Kamikaze, along with slides, loops and a small lagoon full of surprises and games. Join them on the electric cars (for children and adults) and challenge yourself on the obstacle course. Then when you are ready to relax, head for the chillout areas and jacuzzis. In addition, Aquapark Costa Teguise is home to Lanzarote's only indoor paintball area, just in case you've had enough of getting wet!

Tenerife: 50-Minute Submarine Dive

8. Tenerife: 50-Minute Submarine Dive

Climb on board the yellow submarine "Sub Fun Cinco" for a once-in-a-lifetime underwater experience in the Atlantic Ocean. The excursion starts from the exclusive Amarilla harbor at the southern tip of Tenerife. Once on board the jolly “Sub Fun Cinco,” you will dive down to a depth of approximately 100 feet (30 meters). Look out at the abundant fish, such as flute fish, octopus, barracuda, parrot fish, and the pride of the seas, a family of sting rays. During the tour the submarine will actually sit on the ocean bed, where you will be joined by experienced divers who will tempt the fish even closer to the window, enabling you to take ever more breathtaking pictures from the panoramic windows. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will inform you about the sea life you see, and tell you technical details about the submarine itself. It is a spacious, airy, vessel, with 42 comfortable seats and 22 large screen windows, which enable you to see the magnificent marine life in all its glory.

Caleta de Fuste: Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

9. Caleta de Fuste: Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

Explore the seabed of Fuerteventura on a boat with glass windows in its hull. Sit comfortably in front of the windows so you don't miss anything that happens in the underwater world. Enjoy an experience that provides a safe and respectful environment to discover nature. Don't forget to bring your camera to have a nice souvenir.

Fuerteventura: 4-Hour Pirate Sailing Adventure

10. Fuerteventura: 4-Hour Pirate Sailing Adventure

Hop aboard the well-equipped Pedra Sartaña pirate boat and sail along the coasts of the Natural Park accompanied by real pirates. Learn to hoist sails, tie sailor knots, and maneuver the ship.  The tour is full of games and surprises, as well as opportunities to try out different water activities, like swinging off the side of the boat or playing around in an attached pool. At noon, settle in for a delicious Canarian buffet-style lunch.  Pedra Sartañ is one of the last freight sailboats in northern Spain and one of the few that still bear a blue flag, deeming them responsible whale and dolphin watchers. With luck, you might just spot some dolphins, whales, and turtles during your cruise.

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What people are saying about Canary Islands

Very well organised. Amazing experience. Would loved to have been there for longer. Definitely recommend this submarine tour.

Very beautiful, incredible views that the trip is short and you want to see more, all 10

Good fun one hour was enough as the sea was very rough but jet sky are quite nice!

die rätsel die wir zwischendurch lösen durften waren nicht zu schwer

die rätsel die wir zwischendurch lösen durften waren nicht zu schwer