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Tenerife Self-Guided Day Trip

Take a ferry to Tenerife, the largest island of the seven Canary Islands, and spend a whole day at your own leisure exploring the capital’s attractions and sampling its exquisite food.

Itinerary

First thing in the morning you will be driven to Agaete, situated in the northeast of Gran Canaria. From its port, Puerto de las Nieves, you will embark on a Fred Olsen ferry to Tenerife.  

After an 80-minute journey you will get to the capital of Tenerife. Once you disembark, you will spend the day in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, discovering the city at your own pace. Very close to the wharf is one of the most avant-garde monuments of the city: the iconic Adán Martín Auditorium. Nearby, is the Parque Marítimo César Manrique, an entertainment complex made up of several salt-water swimming pools.

The green lung of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, García Sanabria Park, is not very far from the harbor. This “parque” is famous for its ample variety of trees and exotic flowers. You can also head to the nearby town of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, a World Heritage site. The easiest way to get there is to take a 40-minute tram ride from the port that will leave you in the center of La Laguna, renowned for its impressive colonial buildings.

If you prefer, you can stay in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and try its mouthwatering tapas. Don’t forget to try the typical papas arrugadas with mojo picón sauce. If you love to shop, we recommend you head to Plaza de la Candelaria and its surroundings. Here, you’ll find numerous boutiques and international brands.

In the afternoon, head back to the Port of Santa Cruz to take the ferry back to Gran Canaria. When you come ashore at Puerto de Las Nieves, a bus will be waiting for you and will drop you off near your hotel.

Bear in mind

You must show your passport to get on both ferries.

Pick-up location

After booking the activity, the local supplier will send you an email with the exact pick-up location and time.

Important information

This excursion includes a return transfer service from and to your hotel in Gran Canaria and Puerto de Las Nieves and the return ferry tickets to and from Tenerife. Once you get to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the food, guided tours, public transport and tickets to the monuments, etc are not included in the price of the tour.

Excursion to Loro Parque

If you wish to visit one of the most famous zoos in Europe, you can book this Excursion to Tenerife Loro Parque. The theme park includes numerous animal shows with dolphins, killer whales, seals and parrots, as well as other entertaining attractions.

Price

Adults Children 2-12 years old Children under 2
Tenerife Day Trip
US$ 74.50
US$ 57.20
Free

Tenerife Day Trip

  • Adults

    US$ 74.50
  • Children 2-12 years old

    US$ 57.20
  • Children under 2

    Free

More Information

Duration

15 hours.

Included

Return transportation by bus to Puerto de Las Nieves.

Ferry return ticket between Gran Canaria and Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Gran Canaria local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 74.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.