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Excursions 2 – BOAT TRIPS & FISHING


Tenerife Sailing Boat

Contents on this page:

  1. Fishing
  2. Boat Trips

Tenerife has a bewildering array of boat trips on offer, including full-on party boats,  relaxing scenic cruises, exclusive luxury charters and hands-on sail yachts. Here is a list of some of the more popular options available (click on a trip below to view)

  1.  Viking Tenerife Ragnarok Boat Trip

This is a fun trip for the entire family aboard a Viking long-boat. Departing from Los Cristianos, this boat offers 2 hour and 3 hour trips, during which you will hopefully be lucky enough to encounter pilot-whales and dolphins, whilst the Viking crew amuse and entertain you throughout with various fun games and competitions. The 3 hour trip anchors close to La Caleta beach where you will have the opportunity to swim and snorkel in the crystal clear waters (snorkel equipment provided). Prices start from €25 per person.

Ragnarok Boat Trip

2hr Trip Includes:

    • Meet at the harbour
    • Photos with Vikings
    • One free drink included
    • Dolphin and whale watching
    • Multilingual crew
    • Wheelchair accessible

3hr Trip Includes:

    • Pick-up service from numerous hotels (or meet at the harbour)
    • Viking shows, photos and games
    • Sword-handling classes
    • Viking Horn Beer-Drinking competition
    • Lunch (chicken thighs, salad, stewed meat and potatoes)
    • All drinks included
    • Dolphin and whale watching
    • Time to Swim / Snorkel
    • Multilingual crew
    • Wheelchair accessible

Website for bookings and info: https://vikingtenerife.com/en/home/

  1. Royal Delfin Boat Trip

This beautiful boat is the only one in Tenerife with a glass bottom, allowing you to get up close with the local marine wildlife, including whales and dolphins !!

Head upstairs to relax on the ample sofas and seating or to take in the panoramic view and get some great photos.  For those looking to cool off, Royal Delphin even has its own waterfall system at the back of the boat.

This is one of the few boats that fully caters for those with reduced mobility. There is a large terrace on the main deck, so that wheelchair users can enjoy the amazing scenery. (N.B.) The pick-up service cannot currently accommodate wheelchairs, so disabled guests should make their own way to the departure point in Puerto Colón.

Royal delfin boat trip

The Royal Delphin offers 3 different types of excursions:

2 Hour Trip:

Enter the domain of dolphins and whales (specifically tropical pilot whales) to view and photograph them.

3 Hour Trip:

After searching for dolphins and whales, we make a stop at La Caleta beach to enjoy a refreshing swim and a good meal. We then follow the coastline back to the port.

4 ½ Hour Trip:

Highly recommended. This boat has comfortable facilities, making it perfect to enjoy a long trip on the way to Masca and Los Gigantes. On your return, we enjoy the entire coastline of South Tenerife.

What’s Included:

  • Pick-up service
  • Open bar and Buffet (Except on 2 hour tour)
  • Terrace on the main deck suitable for wheelchairs
  • Dolphin and whale watching
  • Time to Swim

Departure: Pick Up Timetable, or meet independently 15 minutes before your departure time at Puerto Colón Harbour, Gate: 12

Children: between 4 and 11 years old. Children under 4 years old are admitted free.

Website for bookings and info:  https://www.tenerifedolphin.com/en/index.html

  1. Mar-De-Ons Boat Trip

This ship is a well-established favourite for visitors to Tenerife. It departs from Los Cristianos twice daily, 3 days per week, offering 2 hour and 3 hour trips. Both trips offer Whale & Dolphin watching, whilst the 3 hour trip includes a delicious Spanish Paella plus drinks included. This is one of the few boat excursions that actually guarantees you will see Whales or Dolphins, or they refund you 100%.

Mar-de-Ons boat Tenerife

Prices start from €21.25 per person (€10.63 for children 5 – 11 years), younger children travel free. Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance.

Website for bookings and further info:  http://www.mardeons-tenerife.com/excursions.html

  1. Freebird Boat Trips

Freebird operate 4 different catamarans with all the amenities you would expect to enjoy an amazing day at sea and get up close with the local marine life.

Freebird is the one of the top Whale & Dolphin watching excursions in Tenerife, with more than 20 years of experience. Trips are available for 3 hour and 4.5 hour durations.

Your safety and the safety of others is their priority. Freebird has all of the latest features for your comfort and security at sea.

Guides on board are specialized in cetaceans will explain the behavior of the different species that reside permanently around the island of Tenerife.

Freebird Boat Trip Tenerife

Website for bookings and info: https://www.freebirdone.com

  1. Shogun ‘Love Ibiza’ Boat Party

No summer visit to Tenerife is complete without a boat trip, and this one doesn’t disappoint! This pirate ship embarks every Thursday and Sunday for a sunset cruise from 5.00pm until 9.00pm for hardcore partying and taking in the spectacular views.

Shogun Love Ibiza Boat Party TenerifeShogun Love Ibiza Boat Party Tenerife

What’s Included:

  • Open bar for the first 3 hours: sangria, beer, cocktails
  • Orchestra of bongos, DJ and singer.
  • BBQ pre party in “BLACK PEARL” bar in Puerto Colón harbour.

Check-in/Departure: BBQ Pre-party at 3:45 pm in “Black Pearl” bar, after which the boat departs from Puerto Colón Gate #15 at 5.00pm.

Strictly for Adults 18 years and over.

Prices from €65 per person. Reserve your place for only €20 in advance.

Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance.

Website for bookings and more info:  http://loveibizaboatparty.com

  1. Shogun Boat Trip

See Tenerife from a different perspective from our resident Pirate Ship. Sailing from Puerto Colón harbour, your first stop is a visit to search for whales. The ship then proceeds to Los Gigantes, where we continue the search for marine life, this time for dolphins. We then anchor up in front of the cliffs, where you will enjoy a delicious buffet and have a chance to swim in the crystal clear waters. On your return, we follow the coastline, allowing you to enjoy the stunning coastline and snap some amazing photos.

Shogun Tenerife Boat Trip

What’s Included:

  • Pick-up service (selected locations).
  • Free buffet and drinks included.
  • Whale & Dolphin watching
  • Time to swim

Departure: Arrive 15 minutes before your departure time at Puerto Colón harbour, Gate #14.

PRICES: From €45 (Children €20)

Children: between 5 and 11 years old. Younger children under 5 years old travel free.

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before departure.

Website for info and bookings: http://en.barcostenerife.com/tour/Shog%C3%BAn-70.html

  1. Tigresa Luxury Yacht Trip

Fancy a boat trip with a difference? This magnificent Azimut 60 Flybridge yacht is one of the most luxurious available for charter in Tenerife. Its luxury design and power provides the ultimate marine experience.

Charters are tailored completely to your own specifications and can be booked hourly, daily or weekly. The possibilities are endless.

Tigresa Luxury Yacht Tenerife

For bookings and further info, visit: https://www.tenerifeboat.com/

  1. Peter Pan Boat Trip

Inspired by the classic Disney tale, this pirate ship sails majestically from the port of Los Cristianos, taking in the coastal waters of Tenerife in search of dolphins and whales. Youngsters (and the young-at-heart!) will be entertained by our professional animators during the trip. Of course, no trip would be complete without a stop for swimming.

Peter Pan Boat Trip Tenerife

What’s Included:

  • Pick-up service (selected locations)
  • Free buffet and drinks included.
  • Dolphin and whale watching
  • Stop for swimming

Departure: Daily departures at 10.00am (3 hour trip) and at 1.30pm (2 hour trip).

Pick Up arranged in advance, or alternatively arrive 15 minutes before your departure time at Los Cristianos Harbour.

Children age range: between 5 and 11 years old. Kids below 5 years old go for free.

Prices from €25 for adults and €10 for children.

Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance

For bookings and more info, visit:   http://en.barcostenerife.com/tour/Peter-Pan-27.html

9.  Mola Mola Sailing Yacht Trip

This luxurious sailboat has everything you need to enjoy a unique view of the fantastic island of Tenerife. With a maximum of 11 passengers, you can avoid the crowds and sail in peace and tranquility.

Mola Mola offers daily excursions of 3 hours duration, where you will have the opportunity to encounter dolphins and pilot whales in their natural habitat. There will also be an opportunity to swim and snorkel. Snacks and a free drink will be provided.

Mola Mola Sailing Yacht Tenerife

Private Charters to ¨Los Gigantes” cliffs and “La Gomera” island can also be arranged, upon request.

For more info or to make a booking, visit:   https://www.molamolatenerife.com/en/

10.  Monte Cristo Catamaran Trip

Monte Cristo offers trips and tours from Puerto Colon harbour in the heart of Costa Adeje. Their purpose-built catamaran boat meets all safety regulations and its design allows for spectacular views, superior stability at sea and unrivalled comfort for its passengers. You are guaranteed to avoid the crowds, as each trip is limited to a maximum of 12 passengers. Enjoy the stunning Tenerife coastline, while enjoying the chance of seeing whales and dolphins. All trips include a selection of quality food, drinks and snacks.

Monte Cristo Catamaran Tenerife

For bookings and more info, visit:  https://montecristocatamaran.com/

  1. Maxicat Catamaran Trip

The Maxicat crew looks forward to welcoming you aboard their spacious catamaran in Tenerife. The amazing staff aim to provide you with an unrivalled service from start to finish.

Maxicat Catamaran Boat Trip Tenerife

3 Hrs Trip

Your route will start from the pier of Puerto Colón and from there you will go in search of Dolphins and Whales, leaving time to photograph them and observe them closely. The route continues to the famous beach of Hippies or La Caleta, a wild beach where we will have time to eat and swim before returning to the port along the coast.

What’s included:

  • Food (chicken paella or sandwich and nuggets for children)
  • Free drinks bar
  • Stop for swimming in La Caleta.
  • Dolphin and whale watching!!

5 Hrs Trip

If your passion is to navigate and feel the freedom that the sea provides, you must choose the 5h trip with stops at Masca and Los Gigantes. We will cross the sea whilst watching for dolphins and whales. We will stop to take pictures until we reach the cliffs where we will have time to eat and swim. On our return we will come back to Puerto Colón bordering the South Coast.

What’s included:

  • Lunch (free buffet)
  • Free drinks bar
  • Stop to swim in Los Gigantes.
  • Dolphin and whale watching!!

Departures: From Sunday through to Friday, departing daily. Arrive at 9:40 am for the 10 am trip or at 12:55 pm for the 1:15 pm trip to Puerto Colón Harbour, Gate #9

Children: between 5 and 11 years old. Kids less than 5 years old are admitted free.

Prices from €30 (children €15). Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance

Website for more info and bookings:  http://maxicat.com/index.php?lang=eng

  1. Skyline Sailing Yacht & Skyline Cruiser Trips

Enjoy sailing the waters around Tenerife South aboard either of Skyline’s amazing boats, the Skyline 1 (a Jeanneau 39 ft sailing yacht), or the Skyline Cruiser (a 42 ft motor cruiser).

SKYLINE1 SAILING YACHTSkyline1 Sailing Yacht Tenerife

SKYLINE CRUISER Skyline Cruiser Tenerife

Sailing out of Puerto Colon in Tenerife South, Skyline offers 3 departures a day on each of its vessels.

A pick up service from your hotel or apartment is also available.

For more info or to book, visit:  https://skylinetenerife.com/

  1. Mustcat Catamaran Trip

On board this catamaran you can enjoy a unique experience on a boat that offers fun, stability, comfort in different areas to choose from and an unbeatable service of the crew, which is available at any time.

The only catamaran that departs from the port of Las Galletas, ideal for all the people that stay in the areas of Golf del Sur and Costa del Silencio. We have also pick-up service from many points in the south of the island. They offer a 3 hour daytime cruise, 4.5 hour daytime cruise, and a 4.5 hour sunset cruise.

Mustcat Catamaran Boat Trip Tenerife

3 hour trip:

During our journey we will sail leisurely through the ocean in search of dolphins and whales. On the way back, we will have the possibility of swimming and snorkelling for about 20 minutes next to the aquatic caves.

What’s Included:

  • Pick-up service
  • Food (Sandwich)
  • Open bar and champagne
  • Stop to swim in the water caves.
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Dolphin and whale watching!!

4 1/2 Hour Trip  (Daytime or Sunset options)

MustCat catamaran offers a unique departure of almost 5h on the island of Tenerife.

On this tour there will be a stop to snorkel of approximately 1h and 20 min in one of the most beautiful and private coves of the South of Tenerife, famous for being the habitat of the well known “loggerhead turtle”. This is the cove of El Puertito de Armeñime.

The catamaran will depart from Puerto de las Galletas and on its way we can admire the water caves of Pal Mar, we will see dolphins and whales and we will see the entire south coast from La Caleta to Las Galletas.

What’s Included:

  • Pick-up service
  • Lunch (free buffet – special paella)
  • Open bar and champagne
  • Stop for swimming in the Puertito de Armeñime. Loggerhead turtle habitat.
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Dolphin and whale watching!!

Departure: If you do not need our pick up service, simply arrive at 9:40 am for the 10 am trip or at 12:55 pm for the 1:15 pm trip at Las Galletas Port, MustCat kiosk.

Children age range: between 5 and 11 years old. Kids less than 5 years old are admitted free

Prices from: €32.

Free cancelation up to 24 hours before departure.

Website for bookings and info:  https://www.mustcat.es

  1. Bonadea II Catamaran Trip & Diomedea Boat Trip

Welcome aboard Tenerife’s most ecologically minded boat excursion company. For over 26 years we have provided the most informative and environmentally minded trips in South Tenerife, focusing primarily on encountering the local marine life, including Pilot Whales and Dolphins. Our state-of-the-art Catamaran can hold up to 22 passengers and holds a Tourism Ministry ‘Blue Flag’ for whale-watching, whilst our new 7m Zodiac holds 6 passengers and is perfect for nature researchers, photographers and diverse projects. We also work closely with the Zone of Special Conservation, the Wildlife Recovery Centre, the University of La Laguna and other related associations.

Our BONADEA II boat is a beautiful model ESCALE 39, enjoying all the safety features required by the Spanish and European laws and which undergoes a detailed yearly review and service, keeping it in tip-top shape.

Bonadea II Catamaran Boat Trip Tenerife

We offer 2 hour, 3 hour and tailored group trips.

Ecological 2 hour Trip

Departing from pier nº 4 of Puerto Colón, we will set out in search of whales and dolphins. We will sail approximately 3 miles off the coast, where depths can reach 1000 meters.

The first stop will be to search for pilot whales, one of the main species resident in the south of Tenerife.

Closer to the coast we will look for dolphins, turtles and seabirds. Depending on the time of year, we may also be lucky enough to encounter non-resident whales and dolphins that stop off at our islands on their migratory route. We always maintain a safe distance so as not to disturb them, but close enough to properly observe them and take photographs and videos.  The crew will be happy to provide you with more information about whales and dolphins during the trip. Refreshments will be served on board, following which we will then return to the port whilst taking in  the wonderful views of Tenerife from the sea: including beautiful beaches, Palmar, Los Cristianos, Costa Adeje, El Teide, etc.

Ecological 3 Hour Trip

In addition to the itinerary from the 2 hour trip above, we will anchor in a secluded bay where you will have time to snorkel and swim, following which drinks and snacks will be served.

Group Trip

Group Trips can also be arranged upon request, whereby the above itinerary can be tailored to suit your group’s wishes.

FOR BOOKINGS AND MORE INFO, VISIT:  https://bonadea2catamaran.com/web/?lang=en


Diomedea is Bonadea’s new sister boat for whale watching and bird watching trips.

This boat is perfect for private tours for your family or people who love wild life and the marine environment! With our Private Ecological Tour, you can choose how long you want to enjoy the trip and what you want to see. Perfect for groups of nature photographers, researchers and diverse projects.

DIOMEDEA, is 7m long, 2,50m wide, it can seat 6 people and has a small sundeck in the bow.

Enjoy listening to the Whales and Dolphins with an on-board Hydrophone.

Diomedea Eco Boat Excursion Tenerife

FOR MORE INFO AND BOOKINGS VISIT:   https://bonadea2catamaran.com/web/?lang=en

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  1. Eden Catamaran Trip (& Blue Fin Fishing)

Eden Catamaran S.L. was founded in 2003 with the goal of providing the best whale watching experience to both visitors and residents of the canary islands.

In 2017 we added a new boat to our fleet, the Blue Fin, which has a capacity of up to 7 people. It is ideal for small groups looking for private trips, also for Sport Fishing.

We are privileged to live in the island of the eternal spring, surrounded by astonishing volcanic landscapes and super-rich sea life. We hope to share our joy and passion with you. Our crew is experienced, respectful and will do their best to give you a lifetime experience.

We are looking forward to welcome you at one of our boats. See Eden Catamaran and Blue (Eden Fishing) for more info about the activities available with us.

2 hour trip

See the whales and dolphins in their natural environment. Our boat departs from Puerto Colon, travelling 3 miles from the coast where the pilot whales can be found – They live permanently in this area and can be seen the whole year around.

During the tour, the catamaran passes by some Fish-Farms, where the clever dolphins are often looking for an easy meal.
Free drinks are available on this excursion (Water, Soft Drinks & Beer).

Eden Catamaran Trip Tenerife

Eden departs from Puerto Colon Harbour, Pontoon 4.

Adult 22.40€ (online discount)
Child (5-11 years old) 14€
Baby (0-4 years old) Free

3 hour trip

  • See whales and dolphins
  • Stop in a bay for swimming and snorkelling
  • Come back sailing along the coast
  • Free drinks and sandwich included

Watch the Whales and the Dolphins, just as in the 2 hour tour, then for the last hour, the catamaran will anchor in a natural bay so that you can have a refreshing swim and snorkel in the sea.

Jumping into the sea from the boat is great fun! Free snorkelling equipment is available on board. During the trip the crew will come round with food and drinks.
Included in the price: Free drinks (water, soft drinks and beer).  Sandwiches are also available as a snack.

Departure place: Puerto Colon Harbour, Pantoon 4

Adult 29.60€ (online discount)
Child (5-11 years old) 18.50€
Baby (0-4 years old) Free

Private Charters

  • Tailor-made trips
  • Bachelor and Hen Parties a specialty
  • Birthdays, corporate events etc
  • Capacity up to 50 people.

Eden Catamaran is available for private charter. We can cater for any event, birthdays, weddings, or special occasions.

On a private charter, you choose the route and itinerary, where to stop for a swim and snorkel, how long you want to spend searching for whales or dolphins (if at all).  The price of the charter includes standard drinks on board, however, if you have any special requirements for food or drink aboard, this can also be arranged. Price on request.

Departure place: Puerto Colon Harbour, Pontoon 4.

For Bookings and more info, visit:  http://www.edencatamaran.com/

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