Our company specialises in whale watching excursions from Puerto de la Cruz and other areas in Tenerife. We invite you to enjoy this amazing activity during your holidays on the island. We offer you fabulous excursions with transport included in different areas of Tenerife on request.
On our website you will also find different boats to spend a great day at sea. We offer you boats, yachts, sailing boats, catamarans and other boats. Bring your friends and family to celebrate important events at sea.
Whale and dolphin watching from Puerto de la Cruz
During this activity you will be able to see and get to know the marine fauna of Tenerife up close in their natural habitat. It is a great and very rewarding experience. Our boats are safe for the environment and the cetaceans.
We have captains with long experience offering this service. They know very well the bay of Tenerife and the best places for whale watching.
As we all know, Tenerife is one of the best places in the world to see whales, dolphins and other cetaceans. We can’t guarantee that you will see many marine animals but we do know that there is a good chance of seeing them. The waters between Tenerife and the island of La Gomera concentrate different species of cetaceans all year round.
We invite you to observe them with respect and admire their beauty. You can take photographs, record videos and simply enjoy the moment. What you can’t do is swim with the dolphins and other animals, you can’t throw rubbish into the water and make loud noises that may scare them.
Take your partner for a romantic outing, blessed by the sea and the joy of the cetaceans near the boat. It is also a great opportunity to surprise the children, who greatly enjoy this activity.
What can you do during the whale and dolphin watching?
We know that watching these beautiful animals is a fantastic activity in itself, however, you can also enjoy other activities during the boat trips in Puerto de La Cruz. We invite you to book a whale and dolphin watching excursion which will also allow you to:
- Relax on the boat
- Sunbathe in the sun
- Admire the views
- Share with family, friends and partner
- Admire Los Gigantes Cliffs
- Refresh yourself and swim in one of Tenerife’s beaches.
You can book our boat trips with different durations. The longer itineraries include a visit to the Cliffs of Los Gigantes, a majestic natural monument that you can’t miss. These immense walls rise above the coast of Tenerife to an average height of 500 metres. Underwater divers can also swim close to their foundations, which can be seen at depths of up to 30 metres.
Another point of interest not to be missed is the Bay of Masca. This is an iconic little beach in Tenerife. It is located on the cliffs and can only be reached by boat or hiking. There you will find a comfortable natural environment that invites you to relax. If you would like to book a boat trip that includes these points, just write to us on WhatsApp and we will be happy to help you choose the most appropriate activity for you.
Cetaceans that you can see in Tenerife
In this section we would like to tell you about some of the cetacean species that you will be able to see during the boat trips for whale watching.
Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
This is the best known species of dolphin in the waters of Tenerife. It can be found very close to the coast swimming in groups of 20 to 30 individuals. They reach a size of 3 metres at maturity and about 2.7 metres on average during their early adulthood. You can see them all year round in specific areas of the southwest coast of Tenerife.
Pilot whale (Globicephala macrorinchus)
Also known as pilot whale. It is a species belonging to the family of dolphinidae, but belongs to the denomination of whale because of its size. It is a toothed cetacean that can exceed 5 metres in length and weigh more than 2 tonnes. It is present all year round in Tenerife.
In addition to these species of cetaceans, Tenerife is home to others during specific times of the year. It is also part of the migratory route of other cetaceans, so you will also be able to see them if you go at the right time. In the following list we show you some of the dolphins or whales that you can see in Tenerife:
- Fin whale
- Bryde’s whale
- Northern fin whale
- Striped dolphin
- Fraser’s dolphin
- Killer whale
- Risso’s dolphin
- Sperm whale
- Pygmy sperm whale
- among others
Private whale and dolphin watching excursion in Puerto de la Cruz
Below you will find an overview of our private boat trips available in Puerto de la Cruz. At the end of the text you will find the complete list of activities. When you click on each one, you will see more details and the booking form.
Motor boat charter for whale watching with Fairline 42
This is an impressive motor boat with a capacity of 12 people that will allow you to enjoy the sea in comfort. We depart from the harbour of Puerto Colon to the most suitable areas to see the whales and dolphins of Tenerife. After enjoying the marine animals, the boat anchors for everyone to go down for a swim and snorkelling.
Neptuno Private Boat Charter for groups
With this wonderful boat for up to 22 guests you will forget about all the problems. Enjoy an unforgettable day in the waters of Tenerife South. You will be able to see cetaceans up close in their natural environment. After appreciating the beauty of the dolphins, the boat heads towards a cove for swimming and snorkelling.
Private boat charter for whale watching with Galatea
Hire this sensational sailing boat for up to 7 passengers right now. Come and enjoy a fascinating adventure to see whales and dolphins in their natural environment. Celebrate with your friends and family in the Atlantic Ocean with exclusivity. The boat arrives very close to the places where the cetaceans pass by, so you will be able to see and hear them. After the sighting, you can cool off in a beautiful cove. Snorkelling equipment, drinks and snacks are included.
Shared excursions to see dolphins and whales from Puerto de la Cruz
Below is the list of excursions and boats available for whale and dolphin watching from Puerto de la Cruz.
Whale and Dolphin Watching in Tenerife with Freebird
We offer you this fantastic excursion with pick up from the main hotels in Puerto de La Cruz. With a duration of 4 and a half hours, you will be able to share with the cetaceans of Tenerife from Puerto de la Cruz.
Relax during this peaceful sea trip where you can also visit Los Gigantes Cliffs and Masca Bay. The boat heads towards the areas where whale watching is most likely to take place for a successful whale watching trip.
The tour includes a walk along the cliffs of Los Gigantes to admire their grandeur and then a stop at Masca Bay for a refreshing swim. Afterwards we will enjoy a delicious lunch and finally return to the harbour. Enjoy with your friends and family a fun day at sea with whales and dolphins.
Whale watching excursion in Tenerife with Royal Dolphin from Puerto de la Cruz
We invite you to get on board of the Royal Dolphin, a great big catamaran to celebrate with friends and have a good time. If you are in Puerto de la Cruz, this activity is for you.
With a duration of 4.5 hours, the Royal Dolphin offers you a fun and enjoyable excursion to see whales and dolphins in Tenerife. With this boat the experience is more fun and leaves us with the best memories. The boat is equipped with underwater windows in the floor, through which you can see the animals swimming peacefully under the sea.
The boat is also equipped with underwater cameras that record beautiful videos of the underwater activity to be projected on board. You will be able to enjoy the relaxed and serene pace of the animals approaching the boat through the televisions.
After the sighting, the boat heads towards Los Gigantes Cliffs, which will impress you with their great size and altitude. Then we will arrive at Masca Bay to have a swim and play on the beach with friends. The tour ends with a delicious buffet lunch before returning to the harbour.
This activity offers pick up in Puerto de La Cruz, all you have to do is write us to our WhatsApp to check the availability of the transfer according to the place where you are staying.
Maxicat catamaran trip to the Giants
With this 5 hour activity you will be able to see dolphins and whales from Puerto de la Cruz. We offer the transfer on request, remember to write us on WhatsApp in advance to make your reservations.
During this excursion you will be able to see the most charming marine animals of the island close up. In the area near La Gomera there are many dolphins and whales that often come to the boats to say hello.
After the sighting, the Maxicat heads for the bay of Masca so that everyone can cool off in the sea. The waters of the Atlantic are waiting for you to enjoy a sensational day. You can sunbathe, play in the sand, swim and snorkel. You will spend a great day with your family and best friends.
We offer pick up from different places in Puerto de La Cruz. To give you more information, contact us right now on our WhatsApp to check the availability of transfer according to the place where you are staying.
We invite you to book our whale watching activities from Puerto de la Cruz. We have everything you need to enjoy the experience. We have first class boats, experienced captains and itineraries adapted to the tastes of our clients. Leave everything in our hands. We put our WhatsApp at your disposal to let us know your doubts and to make your reservations. In the list at the end of the text we show you a more specific detail of our activities and when you enter each one you will find everything they offer along with a contact form for your reservation. We are waiting for you to enjoy a magical experience during your holidays in Tenerife.