Whale Watching Tenerife

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Tenerife Best Whale Watching Trips

On this page, you can compare and book registered boat trips for the best whale watching Tenerife experience. Additionally, you’ll find extensive information on whale and dolphin species and tips on how to spot them effectively.

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Tenerife Whale Watching

Hop on the Atlantic Star, one of the biggest sailing boats in Costa Adeje. At 15.68 meters long, it’s a special boat for a special experience: seeing whales!

Club Canary’s Special Whale Promise

We know you’re excited to see whales. So, we make a promise. If you don’t see any whales on your trip and you’ve paid an extra 7.99€ for our guarantee, you can either try the trip again for free or get your money back. Just remember, the 7.99€ for the guarantee isn’t returned.

A trip for everyone

The Atlantic Star is great for everyone! Couples can enjoy a romantic day out, and families will have fun too. Seeing whales is always special, no matter who you’re with.

Book in advance

The Atlantic Star is really popular. Often, it’s fully booked for more than a week. So, if you want to join, make sure to book your spot early.

Trip Essentials

  • Best-Selling Whale Watching

  • Max Capacity: 10 People

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

57 Reviews - 4.75

Catamaran Boat Trips Tenerife

Freebird is well-known for its catamaran trips in Tenerife, especially for watching whales. They are famous at Puerto Colon for their catamaran excursions. These trips are usually great fun, but sometimes there can be many people on the catamaran, especially during holiday seasons.

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

Trip Essentials

  • Most Loved Boat Trip

  • Max Capacity: Around 90 people

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

1 Reviews - 5.00

Whale and Dolphin Watching Tenerife: Five Star Catamaran Experience

Embark on a lavish sea journey aboard the Five Star luxury catamaran, departing from Marina del Sur, for an unparalleled whale and dolphin watching experience in Tenerife. This exquisite vessel offers the perfect vantage point for observing Tenerife’s majestic marine life in their natural habitat.

Luxury at Sea

Guests aboard will indulge in sumptuous meals and unwind in a sophisticated ambiance. Five Star Tenerife represents the epitome of luxury sea voyages, making it the perfect choice for those in pursuit of an unforgettable and elegant adventure on the waters of the Canary Islands. Embrace the beauty of nature in opulence with Tenerife’s premier whale and dolphin watching expedition.

Trip Essentials

  • A Boat Trip to Relax

  • Max Capacity: Around 40 People

  • Departing Harbor: Marina del Sur

51 Reviews - 4.73

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.

Trip Essentials

  • Affordable Luxury Boat Trip

  • Max Capacity: 16 people

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

69 Reviews - 4.86

Whale and Dolphin Watching in Tenerife: Kailani’s Premier Boat Trips

Embark on a journey with Kailani’s Tenerife boat trips, a haven for nature enthusiasts across all age groups. Our daily whale and dolphin watching in Tenerife offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Garnering outstanding reviews, these trips are a favorite among visitors and tend to fill up quickly. To secure your spot on this memorable sailing adventure, we recommend booking as early 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.

Trip Essentials

  • Sailor’s Top Pick

  • Max Capacity: 11 People

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

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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.

Trip Essentials

  • Most Loved by Families

  • Max Capacity: Around 60 people

  • Departing Harbor: Los Cristianos

🔄 Flexible Bookings!
Book whale watching in Tenerife stress-free. Flexible changes or cancellations, usually at no extra cost. Check specific tour policies for details.
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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 Colón

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.

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.

Trip Essentials

  • The Funniest Boat Trip

  • Max Capacity: Around 90 People

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

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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.

Trip Essentials

  • Boat Trip With Amazing Views

  • Max Capacity: 11 people

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

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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 Excursions

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.

Trip Essentials

  • A Day to Relax

  • Max Capacity: 11 People

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

13 Reviews - 4.85

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.

Trip Essentials

  • Enjoy A Viking Boat Trip

  • Max Capacity: Around 80 people

  • Departing Harbor: Los Cristianos

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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.

Trip Essentials

  • Perfect For A Family Day

  • Max Capacity: Around 80 People

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

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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 Colón

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 Colón 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.

Trip Essentials

  • A Pirate Experience

  • Max Capacity: Around 80 people

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

36 Reviews - 4.83

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.

  • A 5-hour trip with drinks and buffet included.
  • A 3- hour trip with drinks and snacks included.

Trip Essentials

  • 3 or 5 Hours Boat Trip

  • Max Capacity: Around 70 People

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

31 Reviews - 4.65

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.

Trip Essentials

  • Top Boat Trip

  • Max Capacity: 20 people

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

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Whale Watching Costa Adeje

The Skyline sailboat is our most economical sailboat 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.

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.

Trip Essentials

  • Most Economical Sailboat

  • Max Capacity: 11 People

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

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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.

Trip Essentials

  • A Comfortable Catamaran

  • Max Capacity: 11 people

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

1 Reviews - 5.00

Whale Watching Costa Adeje Tenerife: Unforgettable Mustcat Adventure

Dive into the heart of the ocean with Mustcat Tenerife, your gateway to the ultimate whale watching Costa Adeje Tenerife experience. Embarking from Puerto Colon, our renowned large catamaran ensures a personal and comfortable journey, away from the crowds, making it perfect for families. Marvel at the majestic whales and playful dolphins, savor a meal infused with local Canarian tastes, and take a refreshing dip in tranquil bays. With two daily voyages available, the morning trips are particularly tailored for families seeking an intimate encounter with marine life. Join Mustcat for a captivating sea adventure that showcases the best of Tenerife’s aquatic wonders and hospitality.

Trip Essentials

  • Perfect For All Age Groups

  • Max Capacity: Around 50 People

  • Departing Harbor: Puerto Colón

Private Boat Trips from Costa Adeje: Exclusive Sea Adventures

Set off on a personal sea journey with Club Canary’s private boat trips from Costa Adeje. Perfect for families, couples, or friends, our wide range of boats promises an adventure tailored just for you. Sail along Tenerife’s beautiful shores, discover hidden beaches, and enjoy close encounters with marine life in complete privacy. Our private boat trips from Costa Adeje let you enjoy the sea at your own pace, ensuring a luxurious and comfortable experience. Plus, with whale watching in Tenerife included in almost all trips, you’re in for a treat. Embark from Puerto Colon, the heart of Costa Adeje’s harbor, and dive into a day of unforgettable sights and relaxation. Make lasting memories with Tenerife’s top boat hire service.


  • 30 Different Boat Charters

  • Max Capacity: From 2 to 150 People