Whale watching Tenerife

Best whale watching

Top 3 most booked Tenerife boat trips

From 30€
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  • 100% whale sighting guarantee.
  • Departures: 09.30 | 12.30 | 15.30.
  • 2 man boat crew.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • On page video by Club Canary.
  • Snorkelling equipment available.
  • Very family friendly.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 24 hours free to cancel.

Tenerife whale watching

Tenerife whale watching on the Atlantic Star is one of the most popular picks. The Atlantic Star is a Beneteau Cyclades 50.5. The boat is 15.68 meters long, making it the largest sailing yacht in Costa Adeje.

Tenerife boat trip with whale sighting guarantee

Club Canary offers you a 100% whale sighting guarantee on this boat tour. If you do not see any whales during the cruise, you can go again for free or get a full refund. 

Popular whale watching trip for everyone

This boat trip is for everyone, including couples and families. If you are with your partner, this is a great option to live an out of the ordinary adventure. A whale watching tour might not feel as private or romantic. But, there is no doubt whales will raise a smile from you. This boat trip is also recommendable for families, as it is suitable for kids of all ages and no one is left behind. 

Booked out quickly

Atlantic Star is often fully booked for more than 6 days. Booking in time is therefore necessary, people who book in time also have the advantage of being sure to get a pick-up service, as only a limit number of people can go.

From 19€
36 Verified Reviews - 4.69
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  • Departures: 10:00 and 13.15
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • 2 man boat crew.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • FAQ & video made by Club Canary.
  • Option see Los Gigantes & Masca.
  • Vip sun bed zone available.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 48 hours free to cancel.

Tenerife Freebird catamaran boat trips

The Freebird boat company has 3 catamarans at its disposal. All catamarans have a VIP area, an open bar, toilets and also  a comfortable seating area. 

Different boats available

Depending on the tour and the number of bookings, you will travel in one of the following catamarans:

  • Freebird One flagship: 28 m x 20 m 
  • Freebird F13: (Tahití 75) 22 m x 10 m 
  • Freebird F15 One4You: (Tahití 75) 22 m x 12 m

Catamaran Tenerife

The catamaran company Freebird has extensive experience in organizing Tenerife whale watching excursions. Freebird catamaran is still the most famous provider of catamaran trips on Puerto Colon in 2022. The trips on the Catamaran are always a success, the only disadvantage is that there can be a lot of people present on the Catamaran during vacation times.

From 35€
33 Verified Reviews - 4.73
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  • Departures: 10:00 and 13.30
  • 2 man boat crew.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • On page video by Club Canary.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 48 hours free to cancel.

Boat trip Tenerife

For a spectacular boat trip in Tenerife, Opera 60 is a good choice. The Opera 60 is an 18.3-meter inflatable boat, a large size considering that it is a rib model.

Boat trip in style

The Opera 60 has been organizing whale safaris in style for a long time. But to avoid disappointment, it is important to mention that the boat can take a maximum of 16 customers per trip. Because of this reason, there is not always a guarantee to have sitting/lying places at the front of the boat.

Opera 60 is booked up quickly

This boat trip is recommended for young couples and groups of friends. Please note that during the summer and vacation periods, the Opera 60 is often fully booked 5 days in a row, so be sure to secure your spot as soon as possible.

We get a lot of bookings!

Tenerife is a top holiday destination.
Due to the great demand, we recommend booking your boat trips at least 5 days in advance.

Sailboat tours of Tenerife

Departure Puerto Colón, Costa Adeje

From 29€
39 Verified Reviews - 4.78
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39 Reviews - 4.78
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  • Departures: 10:00 | 13.00 | 16.00.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • Snorkelling equipment available.
  • Very family friendly.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 24 hours free to cancel.

Tenerife boat trips

The Tenerife boat trips from Kailani are suitable for nature lovers of all ages. The daily Kailani whale watching trip has great reviews and is often booked. Therefore, try to book this unforgettable sailing trip as soon as possible.

Sailing Tenerife

Kailani’s daily whale watching excursions are guided by a master. The captain is an expert in finding whales and dolphins, in addition he can sail very well. Just be aware, should you really want to enjoy a Tenerife sailing experience, it is better to rent the Kailani privately.

Magnificent sailing boat

The Kailani is a Dufour 410 that has earned a reputation as one of the top yacht models in Europe. The boat is 12.35 meters long and is one of the newest sailing yachts in Costa Adeje.

From 25€
13 Verified Reviews - 4.77
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13 Reviews - 4.77
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  • Departures: 10:00 and 13.15
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • 2 man boat crew.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • FAQ & video made by Club Canary.
  • Option see Los Gigantes & Masca.
  • Vip sun bed zone available.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 48 hours free to cancel.

Whale watching Costa Adeje

The Skyline sailboat is our most economical sailboat whale watching tour of Costa Adeje. For people who don’t like being on a catamaran with lots of people, but also don’t want to spend too much money, this is a top choice.

Tenerife whale watching excursions

The Skyline sailboat has been operating in Tenerife for many years. They are hugely experienced in organizing excursions to spot whales. The boat itself may not be huge, but the crew knows how to make every trip an unforgettable experience for their guests.

About the Skyline sailboat in Tenerife

The Skyline is a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 37.2. The boat is 11.40 meters long. Skyline has cushion to lie on in the front of the boat and seating in the back in shade.

Top catamaran tours

Departure Puerto Colón, Costa Adeje

From 17€
29 Verified Reviews - 4.85
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  • Departures: 10:00 and 13:15
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • Option see Los Gigantes & Masca.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 24 hours free to cancel.

Catamaran boat trip Tenerife

This boat trip is a good choice for families and friend groups. The catamaran has some areas to sit in the shade and to sunbathe. It makes very little noise, which allows you to observe the whales in silence. 

Catamaran Puerto Colon

The Maxicat Catamaran was built in La Rochelle, France, and came to Tenerife in 2000. After the Freebird boat, it is the largest catamaran in Puerto Colón. 

Different tours from Maxicat catamaran

Maxicat catamaran offers 2 different whale watching tours. The normal trip takes 3 hours and is normally enough to spot wild life. The 5 hour trip continues to Masca providing a unique whale watching experience.

  1. A 5-hour trip with drinks and buffet included. 
  2. A 3- hour trip with drinks and snacks included.
From 40€
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  • Departures: 09:30 | 12:30 | 15:30.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • Sunbathing spots in the front.
  • Snorkeling equipment available.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 24 hours free to cancel.

Boat trips Costa Adeje

The Kalima boat is one of the boat trips available from Costa Adeje. This is a pleasant boat for whale watching because it is not too crowded. Cetaceans and other wildlife can be spotted during this boat trip.

Tenerife catamaran

Kalima Kat is a Tenerife catamaran of medium size. The Kalima Cat catamaran will depart from Costa Adeje on an unforgettable whale watching experience.

Sunbathing and snorkeling

During the Kalima boat trip, you will have enough time to tan, since there are various sunbathing places. Snorkeling equipment is also available on the boat so you can explore the sea on your own. 

From 48€
27 Verified Reviews - 4.56
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27 Reviews - 4.56
4.6/5
  • Departures: 10:30 | 14:00 | 17:00.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • With hotel pick-up/drop-off.
  • Snorkeling equipment available.
  • Group discount from 3 people.
  • Up to 24 hours free to cancel.

Costa Adeje boat trips

The Monte Cristo catamaran is one of the top Costa Adeje boat trips. Because of the pleasant atmosphere on board, the quality of the food and drinks and the good service, the Monte Cristo is often booked. This applies to both the regular trips and the private boat version, so book well in advance.

Whale watching Tenerife south

Whale watching in Tenerife south on this boat is a good choice for those looking for a shared tour where quality and service matters too. The catamaran sets out with a minimum of 2 staff and always has fresh snacks and drinks on board.

Catamaran Puerto Colon Tenerife

Monte Cristo catamaran is a luxury medium-sized catamaran in Puerto Colon. The catamaran has lying areas and front is equipped with sitting benches.

From 45€
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  • Departures: 09:45 | 10:15 | 13:00.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • Option see Los Gigantes & Masca.
  • Unique glass floor.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 48 hours free to cancel.

Whale and dolphin tours Tenerife

The Abrazo Catamaran has been organizing whale and dolphin tours of Tenerife for many years. But in 2022, this catamaran has been completely renovated. The boat now has a new look and even new additions.

Tenerife boat

The Abrazo catamaran is a unique Tenerife boat. This is because of the spectacular addition to the Abrazo catamaran which is a glass deck. In addition to its elegant appearance, with any luck you can admire the sea life through this glass.

Catamaran with top service

Abrazo only takes a small group of tourists on each trip. This allows them to offer the quality and service of each Tenerife whale watching excursion at the highest possible level.

From 28€
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  • Departures: 09:30 | 12:30 | 15:30.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • Option see Los Gigantes & Masca.
  • Ability to listen to animals.
  • Snorkeling equipment to rent.
  • Group discount from 11 people.
  • Up to 48 hours free to cancel.

Eco whale watching Tenerife

Eco whale watching in Tenerife is possible on the White Tenerife catamaran. The White Tenerife catamaran is an eco-customized catamaran for sustainable sailing designed by Fountaine Pajot with a length of 20 meters and a maximum capacity of 74 people.

Eco catamaran

The White Tenerife catamaran is a Fountaine Pajot model and it is one of the most modern Catamaran in Tenerife. Powered by wind energy and solar panels, it is a fully ecological catamaran, the only one that can boast an electric drive unit to reduce its carbon footprint.

Boat trips Tenerife Costa Adeje

The White Tenerife offers 2 boat trips departing from Costa Adeje. One of the boat tours is a 3-hour whale-watching trip, including delicious snacks and drinks. In addition, a 5-hour whale-watching trip with paella on board. During the 5-hour boat trip you will sail from Puerto Colon in Costa Adeje to admire the beautiful cliffs of Los Gigantes and swim in Masca Bay.

Listen to whales during the boat excursion

The White Tenerife has an underwater sound system and Bose speakers on deck for listening to cetaceans (also suitable as a music system) and it is very convenient. It has a large sun deck with nets for sunbathing and a terrace with benches overlooking the sea with sun beds.

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Theme boat tours

Perfect boat trips for families with kids

From 23€
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  • Departures: 09:30 | 10:30 | 14:00.
  • With hotel pick-up/drop-off.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • Option see Los Gigantes & Masca.
  • Unique underwater vision.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 24 hours free to cancel.

Tenerife whale watching on a boat with underwater vision

Royal Delfin is the only catamaran in Tenerife that allows you to observe whales and dolphins underwater. Should you be lucky enough to observe marine life from underwater it can turn out to be a truly unique experience.

Tenerife dolphin watching

Tenerife dolphin spotting is potentially a show on this boat. The catamaran with its 16 panoramic underwater windows is a perfect choice for everyone: from marine life enthusiasts to curious children. These unique windows can give you the opportunity to admire dolphins or whales from a beautiful angle with some luck.

Boat trips from Puerto Colon

Of the many possible boat trips from Puerto Colon, Royal Delfin stands out as no other boat has a similar underwater glass. Club Canary offers online the 2 most popular options from Royal Delfin. You can choose between a 3-hour trip or a 4.5-hour trip where you will also discover the beautiful bay of Masca and the cliffs of Los Gigantes.

From 19€
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  • Departure from Los Cristianos.
  • With hotel pick-up/drop-off.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • Authentic Portuguese Gulet.
  • Unique underwater vision.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 24 hours free to cancel.

Tenerife boat trip

If you are looking for a basic Tenerife boat trip, the Peter Pan is a great choice. This pirate-looking boat actually offers fun boat trips in Tenerife for very little money.

Boat trip on a pirate boat

The Peter Pan is a Portuguese Goleta from the last century. The boat has a length of 18 meters. Because of this authentic look, the boat is also known as the pirate ship of Tenerife. A whale watching trip on a pirate ship is very suitable for families with small children.

Boat trips Los Cristianos

The Peter Pan departs from the port of Los Cristianos and not from Puerto Colon like many of the boats mentioned above. The Peter Pan pirate boat offers 2 Los Cristianos boat trips.

  • Depart by boat from Los Cristianos at 10:00 am for a 3-hour tour. Drinks and lunch included.
  • Depart by boat from Los Cristianos at 1:30 p.m. on a 2-hour tour. Drinks included.
From 26€
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  • Only 5 hour tours.
  • Departing from: Puerto Colon.
  • With hotel pick-up/drop-off.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • Trip on an Oriental Sailboat.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 24 hours free to cancel.
  • Temporary -15% discount incl.

Whale watching Tenerife Costa Adeje

The Shogun is a top choice for whale watching in Tenerife from Costa Adeje. The whale watching trip from Costa Adeje promises to be a great experience on the Shogun boat. This trip includes whale watching, food, drinks and a refreshing swim session to enjoy the Tenerife coast.

Pirate ship in Puerto Colon

This vessel was built in hard wood, which gives it a true pirate ship touch. This pirate vessel was built for an Arabian Sheikh giving it additional prestige and importance. Get on board this amazing vessel and get the full pirates of the Caribbean experience on the Canary Islands.

Puerto Colon boat trips

The Shogun is a ship moored in the port of Puerto Colon that is hard to miss because of its appearance. Of the different Puerto Colon boat trips, Shogun is a popular choice for whale watching in Tenerife. The reason is because the 5-hour boat trip is relatively inexpensive, and is perfect for families with children.

From 25€
10 Verified Reviews - 4.90
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10 Reviews - 4.90
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  • Departure from Los Cristianos.
  • Viking games on board.
  • Dressed up crew.
  • Drinks (3-hour trip).
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 48 hours free to cancel.

Tenerife whale watching experience

If you are looking for a special Tenerife whale watching experience this is the ship. This themed boat excursion began in 2017. With its eye-catching design and crew dressed as vikings, it became a Tenerife boat trip adventure hit among families.

Los Cristianos boat trips

When you get close to the port of Los Cristianos you cannot avoid seeing the Viking boat. This is probably the most extraordinary Los Cristianos boat trips. The viking boat experience is not only about spotting whales and dolphins. You can also enjoy viking games, including archery, sword fighting and much more.

Zodiac boat trips

Departure Puerto Colón, Costa Adeje

From 40€
24 Verified Reviews - 4.91
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24 Reviews - 4.91
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  • Departure time: 13:30.
  • With hotel pick-up/drop-off.
  • Snacks and drinks included.
  • Option see Los Gigantes & Masca.
  • Unique underwater vision.
  • Group discount from 6 people.
  • Up to 24 hours free to cancel.

Tenerife dolphin boat trip

The Sea Safari is a good choice for people looking for a Tenerife dolphin boat trip. This fast boat from Sea Safari offers a fantastic tour, where dolphins are often spotted. The speedboat is the only boat in the port of Puerto Colon that travels to Los Gigantes and Masca and back in 3 hours.

Puerto Colon whale watching

Sea Safari not only goes dolphin watching but is also one of the licensed Puerto Colon whale watching tours. Given that the boat is quite low on the ocean, you can get very close to whales and dolphins, which is great.

Tenerife zodiac trip

Besides whale and dolphin spotting, this Tenerife zodiac boat trip gives even more benefits. For example, Sea safari’s zodiac also has blade fish available, which are a kind of underwater scooters that you may use during the snorkeling break in Masca.

Whale watching in Tenerife

Whale watching in Tenerife is one of the highest rated activities you can experience. The feeling of seeing these magnificent animals in the wild is extraordinary. The great news is that it is whale watching season 365 days a year in Tenerife. It is whale season in Tenerife all year round due to the fact that a colony of whales has settled around the Canary Islands due to fine water temperature and nutrient-rich environment. Club Canary tour company is a specialist in organizing Tenerife boat trips and has a great selection of registered boat partners who are happy to take guests to watch and learn about these animals. The selection of boat trips above have an average percentage that they spot whales 8 out of 10 boat trips. Concerning the most common whales to spot you can find out more below.

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