This is the amount you pay to reserve your kayak excursion date. The deposit, in this case, is a portion of the total amount to be paid and therefore will not be returned after the activity.
The remaining amount to be paid is noted as Arrival. You will pay this on the day of your booked experience upon check-in. This can be done in cash or via card unless your ticket states otherwise.
Your paid down payment, and the amount to be paid on arriving, will be listed on your E-ticket that you will receive after you place your order.
Kayaking is undoubtedly a wonderful water sport where in addition to rewarding your body with active exercise you can enjoy nature in a delightful manners. You can check out 5 health benefits of kayaking here. Kayaking in Tenerife is all about being active, spotting dolphins and snorkeling with turtles. In short, a great trip for nature lovers who see animals in a respectful and non-intrusive way.
Kayaking with Atlantis in Tenerife
Club Canary collaborates with Atlantis, a diving school in Los Cristianos, to offer you a great adventure at sea. Atlantis has been providing Kayak excursions from Los Cristianos for many years. Even though it is not always possible to spot dolphins and snorkel with turtles, the team at Atlantis is 100% committed to providing the best possible experience on every trip. This is why the diving school has earned a good reputation and is known as one of the best providers of kayak tours in Tenerife.
Team that will supervise the Tenerife kayaking trip
For the Tenerife kayaking excursion you will be guided by the instructors in service at diving school Atlantis. Atlantis has a fit team consisting mainly of professional divers. You can expect one or more guides per kayak to accompany the tour during the trip. Everyone on the Atlantis team speaks English and Spanish. Please note even though the kayak trips are guided you are expected to be able to kayak and snorkel independently. The kayak guides will supervise and give tips but must divide their attention among the entire group.
Kayak Los Cristianos Tenerife
The Tenerife kayaking tour departs from Los Cristianos. When you sign up for a kayak trip, you can choose to come to the kayak start location yourself or be picked up. For the kayak trip, we only charge 2€ per person as a fee for pick-up. Pick-up service will be about 20 minutes before your chosen time, and you will pay the additional fee on the actual day.
How does the kayaking trip work?
1. Kayak instructions
Once you arrive at Atlantis diving school you will be introduced to the program. A video is shown explaining the safety rules and kayaking techniques. After the explanation, you will be given time to change into your gear.
2. Putting on the gear
After you watch the instructional video, you will be offered a wetsuit and while kayaking, you must wear a life jacket. We recommend that you wear a swimsuit, and over your swimsuit you can wear your wetsuit on colder days. During kayaking we do not have water closures available, we recommend that you leave your belongings in a locker at the dive center.
3. Select your kayak
Before the kayaking excursion begins, you can choose to go in the kayak alone, in pairs or in threes. Your choice makes no difference in the price. The total trip takes about 2.5 hours.
Kayaking with dolphins in Tenerife
On this Tenerife kayaking trip you have a great chance of spotting wild dolphins. If you want to see dolphins in Tenerife there is no better way to do it than in a kayak, in all the tranquility. Note that swimming with dolphins in Tenerife is forbidden, this kayak trip is focused on admiring the nature in a respected way. During this kayak trip we will pass the dolphin feeding territory on our way to the snorkeling location. Here kayakers often see dolphins let’s say on average 2 out of every 3 kayak excursions.
Kayaking with turtles Tenerife
One of the highlights of the Tenerife kayak tour is the snorkeling. The kayak group will paddle under supervision toward a snorkeling location near Palm Mar. At the location, Tenerife turtle safaris are organized daily by diving schools. The location is quite unique compared to other Tenerife snorkeling spots because it is remote and you will need transport to reach it. At this snorkeling location, turtles can be found daily in the morning and in the afternoon. Here the guide will give you the some free time to put on the given snorkel set, after this, you can snorkel by yourself. Please note this is not a snorkeling lesson, the guide can give some tips and will point out where the turtles can be found but you are expected to be able to snorkel on your own nearby. You can choose if you want to snorkel with or without a life jacket. The chance of snorkeling with turtles during this kayak trip is about 70% and stingrays around 30%. Please note you must be able to swim reasonably well if you want to get close to them, touching turtles is prohibited, this is because of several reasons explained here.