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Whale and Dolphin Catamaran Experience
Activities in Tenerife

Whale and Dolphin Catamaran Experience

9.60 / 10
233 reviews | 1,809 travellers
Very pleasant activity, in it we took a long boat ride and we were able to observe small groups of pilot whales. We liked that the company that organizes the excursion (White Tenerife) is so conscious and considerate of the environment with which they work, always being respectful of the local fauna and making active improvements to their boat. Recommended activity without a doubt.
10 Noelia

Sail around the south of Tenerife on board a catamaran sailboat from which you will not only observe whales and dolphins but also hear the magical strange sounds that these mammals emit.

Whale and Dolphin Catamaran Experience

When making your booking, you have two different options to choose from, both starting at jetty 8 from Puerto Colon:

3 Hour Experience

We will board the eco catamaran boat which has a capacity for up to 60 people, and set off in the search for these elusive sea creatures!

Due to the marine currents that circulate the Canary Islands, we will witness a variety of large cetacean creatures such as pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins. What you see on the day of your trip will depend on the weather conditions.

Not only will we see them swimming very close to us, but we will also learn to understand their behavior by listening to them. These animals emit a diverse range of characteristic sounds as a way of communicating. Their language is so complicated that many experts recognize it as a ‘dialect’.

Halfway through our journey, we will pause on our route so that you can also take a dip in the middle of the ocean. You can also recharge your batteries on board with the selection of sandwiches, snacks, and drinks (beer, soft drinks, white wine and mineral water).

Runs on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm.

5 Hour Cruise

Three hours not enough? If you prefer you can extend the experience, with a five hour cruise and lunch on board the boat. That way, you'll have more time to enjoy the trip, and you'll fuel up!

Having taken a refreshing dip, we'll serve you a delicious paella with chicken and rabbit, as well as a side of traditional Canarian "Mojo", fresh fruit and a free bar of beer, white wine and water.

Then following five hours of sea breezes and whalesong, we'll head back to dry land.

This tour runs only on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, at 10:30 am.

Important Information

Sea creatures are unpredictable. The number of dolphins and whales we spot on our trip will depend on the marine currents, winds, the weather conditions and other circumstances beyond our control.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children from 3 to 9 years old Children under 3 years old
3 hour catamaran cruise
US$ 48.60
US$ 30.40
Free
5 hour catamaran cruise
US$ 65.70
US$ 35.30
Free

3 hour catamaran cruise

  • Adults

    US$ 48.60
  • Children from 3 to 9 years old

    US$ 30.40
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

5 hour catamaran cruise

  • Adults

    US$ 65.70
  • Children from 3 to 9 years old

    US$ 35.30
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

3 - 5 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

3 or 5 hour boat trip along the Costa Adeje in a catamaran.

English speaking skipper specialising in the local marine fauna.

Sandwiches and snacks on board.

Drinks.

Lunch (on the 5 hour cruise).

Not included

Snorkel equipment

When to book?

Bookings are permitted up until 7 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Are there stairs to get onto the catamaran and to the bathroom?

    A - Yes, there are stairs to get onto the boat, and to get to the bathroom on the second floor.

  • Q - On the afternoon tour, is lunch before or after swimming?

    A - Normally we drop anchor to take a dip, and eat afterwards. But you are open to choose.

  • 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 have any other questions please contact us.

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US$ 48.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

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.

Meeting point

Jetty 8 of Puerto Colon marina (Costa Adeje, Tenerife).