Add dates

Gran Canaria Snorkeling

Our most recommended Gran Canaria Snorkeling

Gran Canaria: Luxury Catamaran Cruise with Food and Drinks

1. Gran Canaria: Luxury Catamaran Cruise with Food and Drinks

Cruise along the southwestern coastline of Gran Canaria on a luxury catamaran with hotel transfers from Las Palmas included. Relax in style and take in views of beaches, cliffs, and coves. Enjoy unlimited drinks and a buffet meal onboard. Take a speedboat to snorkel or join water sports activites. Set sail from Las Palmas and cruise along the coastline of Gran Canaria on a catamaran. Next, head out with the captain on a speedboat ride. Swim and snorkel with the gear provided, or take advantage of discounts on donut rides, or jet skiing and parasailing experiences. Savor a buffet meal prepared for you by the crew. Savor traditional potatoes served with mojo sauce, chicken meatballs, and a choice of salads and bread rolls. Enjoy unlimited beer, sangria, soft drinks, juice, coffee, and water from the onboard bar.

Puerto de Mogan: Boat and Snorkeling Trip

2. Puerto de Mogan: Boat and Snorkeling Trip

Embark on a family-friendly trip from Puerto de Mogan to the Tasarte area. Take in the stunning cliffs of Gran Canaria and snap some unbeatable photos. Once you arrive in the Tasarte area, turn around and navigate to El Perchel for some Spanish food. Then, stop at this awesome beach, accessible only by boat, where you can enjoy around 1.5 hours of snorkeling. During this time, identify many kinds of fish and swim all around the crystal water of Gran Canaria. After your swim, get ready for some food as tapas (Spanish appetizers) are prepared with potatoes with mojo, a Spanish omelet, bread, and fresh fruit. Then, when you're ready, return to Puerto de Mogan.

Gran Canaria: Catamaran Day Trip with Food and Drinks

3. Gran Canaria: Catamaran Day Trip with Food and Drinks

Snorkel, swim, and SUP paddleboard at stunning locations on this catamaran day trip from Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria. Sail aboard a comfortable, modern, and spacious ship. Choose the time that suits you best with morning and afternoon sailing options.  Hop aboard the ship in Puerto Rico and settle in with plenty of space on the sundeck and a cozy shaded seating area. Depart along the southwest coast while drinking soft drinks, beer, and sangria. See coves and beaches on the way to a swim stop just outside of Mogan. Make a splash with the provided snorkeling, SUP paddleboards, and kayaking equipment. Explore this breathtaking environment from above and below the waves. Climb back aboard and carry on carry on along the coast where you see the wild side of the island. Stop again where you can cool off in the water while the crew picks up your freshly prepared lunch from a local restaurant on the beach of Tasarte for the morning option, or tapas-style snacks for the afternoon option. Taste dishes like filet of tuna, breaded chicken, Canaria potatoes and mojo sauce, salad, and bread, while taking in sea views.  Slowly, make your way back to Puerto Rico while taking in the breathtaking island landscape. 

Gran Canaria: Try Scuba Diving for Beginners

4. Gran Canaria: Try Scuba Diving for Beginners

Discover the amazing world beneath the surface under the supervision of an experienced PADI Instructor in the calm and clear waters of Gran Canaria. Master the basics of scuba diving in a 3-hour lesson. After a brief introduction about the basic safety points from your diving instructor, you will be provided with top of the range equipment and dive outfits. Then, you will head to a local dive site for a detailed briefing on everything you need to know to enjoy your first experience of scuba diving. Enter the water at your own pace and learn a few basic skills before going on a guided dive. After you've become familiar with the breathing techniques used, guided by qualified instructors, get ready for your first dive. In small groups of no more than 2 people per instructor, begin your discovery of the life below the surface. Experience the incredible sensation of weightlessness as you dive in a safe and controlled environment.

Gran Canaria: Catamaran Dolphin Watch Cruise with Snorkeling

5. Gran Canaria: Catamaran Dolphin Watch Cruise with Snorkeling

Board a catamaran in Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria and head out into the Atlantic Ocean in search of dolphins and whales. Marvel at picturesque views of Gran Canaria's coastline from the water, sip on complimentary soft drinks, and go snorkeling or swimming in the ocean. Your cruise begins with a convenient pickup from your hotel and transportation to the Puerto Base harbor, where you'll board your boat. Then, set sail to explore the waters off the coast of Gran Canaria, going in search of dolphins, pilot whales, minke whales, and more. Watch from the deck or through the glass panels below deck, keeping an eye out for these magnificent creatures and other aquatic life. Then, get ready to experience the ocean firsthand as your boat anchors in one of the small bays along the coastline. Go for a swim, enjoy some snorkeling, or make use of the onboard toboggan slide. If you prefer not to get wet, just sit back and relax, admire the view, and sip on a complimentary soft drink. Spend around 45 minutes enjoying the ocean before your cruise continues with a return journey to the harbor. Your bus will be waiting here to take you back to your accommodation.

Gran Canaria: 4-Hour Sail Boat Trip from Puerto de Mogán

6. Gran Canaria: 4-Hour Sail Boat Trip from Puerto de Mogán

This tour offers you the unique opportunity to enjoy the waters of the Atlantic Ocean in the south of Gran Canaria on board a 10-person capacity sailboat. The excursion lasts 4 hours and starts at Puerto de Mogán at 9:30am. Enjoy delicious food and drinks during the journey. Relax and enjoy the cruise as a normal passenger, or become one of the crew members and learn how to steer the boat. Snorkelling equipment is included and during the trip you will stop at one of the beautiful beaches in the South Coast of Gran Canaria - such as Playa Perchel, Veneguera, Playa Ambar, Tasarte, or Tasartico. As well as all this, you will be able to admire the wonderful views of the southern coast. If you are lucky you may also see some turtles or dolphins.

Las Palmas: Las Canteras Beach Snorkeling Trip

7. Las Palmas: Las Canteras Beach Snorkeling Trip

Take a trip beneath the crystal clear waters of Las Canteras off the coast of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. and see a menagerie of lively ocean life. As you explore the seabed, your knowledgeable guides will make sure that you're comfortable and safe at all times. Meet your guide at Las Canteras beach. Jump into the water after putting on your equipment and receiving a brief safety tutorial. Once underwater, you’ll be immersed in a world of aquatic beauty.  See some of the octopi, parrotfish, sea cucumbers, rays, and other fish that are native to the area. Spot marine life hiding in the rocks with the help of your eagle-eyed guide. Use small identification boards to make it easier to identify different species of fish. Learn about the geology and ecosystem off of the Playa de Las Canteras. Snorkelers of all levels will find this excursion to be fun and fascinating. Spend 1 to 1.5 hours in the water, reaching a maximum depth of 5 meters. Enjoy refreshments of water and fresh fruit after your tour.

Las Canteras Scuba Diving

8. Las Canteras Scuba Diving

Suitable for beginners, learn to scuba dive off in one of Gran Canaria's best diving spots. Meet your guide at the local partner's office and receive an introduction to scuba diving. Learn more about the various marine species you will discover during the day. From there, travel to Las Canteras. Once you arrive be equipped with all the necessary equipment as well as material to help you identify the species in the area. Then enter the water and begin your diving adventure.

Gran Canaria: Snorkeling Trip

9. Gran Canaria: Snorkeling Trip

The island of Gran Canaria boasts a diverse range of African, Mediterranean, and Atlantic marine life. Rely on a knowledgeable guide to show you the best snorkel spots and encounter interesting ocean flora and fauna. Begin your snorkel adventure at the diving center in Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria where you will complete basic paperwork and have a pre-snorkel briefing. After your guide prepares the wetsuits and snorkeling equipment, you will drive to one of the local beaches for a 1-hour snorkeling excursion. Learn how to use your equipment and dive in for a guided snorkeling experience during which your guide will lead to the best spots, pointing out and identifying the local marine life. Following your snorkel session, you will be driven back to the dive center. 

Canteras Beach: Scuba Diving Discovery Tour

10. Canteras Beach: Scuba Diving Discovery Tour

Arrive at the dive center, and participate in a theory class which will introduce you to the main concepts of diving. Watch a short DVD that will explain important safety-related information before you get into the water. After that, learn how the diving equipment works, what safety exercises you will perform in the water, and receive information about the marine life you will see. After this, make your way to the water where you will take your first breaths underwater in the first protected micro-area in Gran Canaria. Take part in some safety exercises before embarking on a 45-minute guided dive. Discover the incredible marine life of the Canary Islands and be amazed by the colorful fishes. At the end of the tour, return back to the diving center with incredible memories and fantastic new skills.

  • Water activities
22 activities found
Sort by:
Page 1 of 2

Frequently asked questions about Gran Canaria

What are the best indoor activities in Gran Canaria for rainy days?

What are the most popular museums and exhibitions in Gran Canaria?

Other Sightseeing Options in Gran Canaria

Want to discover all there is to do in Gran Canaria? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Gran Canaria

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 362 reviews

Very interesting! Worth all the money. We saw many dolphins and even some orcas!!!Found out many stories about Puerto Rico, Mogan, Taurito and other wild beaches. For the snorkelling the water confitions were not good, but we enjoyed the swimming close to Perchel beach

A really great experience for first time divers! Very professional guide and we felt very good taken care of and safe. This place is really the best and something we would recommend to everyone who likes the ocean =)

Me encantó este lugar!! Fueron muy amables y se aseguraron de que estuviéramos súper cómodos. Definitivamente regresaré :)) Ah, y no puedo olvidar las galletas que nos dieron al final!

The experience was amazing! We couldn’t believe the amount of fish that were so close to the beach. The guide was really good too. 100% recommend!

Had an enjoyable trip the captain was very friendly and knowledgeable and made us feel very welcome.