Family activities in Tenerife

Family activities in Tenerife

Guide

The holidays are here and you’re planning where to go with your family? Look no further, today we want to tell you about the best activities in Tenerife to enjoy with the family.

In this guide you will find different options with guaranteed fun for everyone in the family.

A day at the beach in Tenerife

Playa del Duque Costa Adeje Holiday Resort

Among the most suitable activities for the family, a day at the beach is in first place. You will find relaxation for mum and dad and continuous fun for the children.

Our beaches have crystal clear waters with plenty of visibility for children to play and watch the little fish swim.

Make the most of your holiday to explore the seabed and give your children their first diving experience.

The urban beaches are located close to the seafront promenade. From there you can access countless shops and restaurants.

Take the opportunity to share a delicious lunch in the nearby restaurants and buy souvenirs to take home.

Whale Watching

Royal Delfin Tenerife Catamaran Tour with Transport (7)

This is an activity not to be missed in your family’s plans. With the boat rental in Tenerife you can sail to the areas where the dolphins and whales pass by.

Everyone loves to watch the whales and dolphins swim and get close to the boat. Children enjoy this activity the most. Rent a boat for dolphin and whale watching and take home some great memories of your family holiday in Tenerife.

Water parks

Siam Park, Water Park in Tenerife South

The best water parks on the island have attractions for all ages. Adults can enjoy a range of extreme rides and attractions, while younger children will find activities that are safer for their age group.

In addition to the pools and slides, some water parks have dolphin shows that will amaze everyone. One of these is Aqualand in Costa Adeje, where dolphins perform every day with fascinating shows.

Teide National Park

This is Tenerife’s most visited nature spot and a must-visit for the whole family.

Hike through the volcanic surroundings with spectacular views. Experience the sensation of being among the characteristic rocks and ravines of Teide’s geography.

Different endemic species of great beauty live there. You can also share a pleasant cable car ride that will take you up to an altitude of 3500 metres, from where you will be able to observe the island to the full.

The cable car ride is suitable for children and people with walking difficulties.

Visit to the Zoos

Another fantastic option for the whole family is a visit to Tenerife’s zoos to see different species of animals.

One of the best is Loro Parque, considered the most popular zoo in Spain. Here you can see penguins, orcas, dolphins, sharks and many more animals. The parrots put on an incredible show that steals the show and brings out big smiles.

Loro Parque Tenerife with Transport

Jungle Park is another zoo on the island with lots of animals. Here you can get up close and personal with orangutans, hippos, birds of prey and more. Be prepared to see hawks and eagles flying overhead to perform impressive pirouettes.

You should also visit Monkey Park, an amazing place where you can share with the monkeys in their natural habitat. The monkeys are free, you can take pictures with them and give them fruits. You can also see different types of birds, turtles and cactus gardens.

Now that you know where the best family activities in Tenerife are, you just need to plan which days to go. Don’t forget your camera to capture every moment. Take home some amazing photographs to frame in your living room.

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What our customers say:

Dean Smith
Dean Smith
17. November, 2022.
Definitely recommend to include in your trip when visiting Tenerife. One of the best days we had! Amazing service and nice touch with water and snacks!
Maria Stanko
Maria Stanko
14. November, 2022.
Es war eine grandiose Reise, das Personal war sehr freundlich und zuvorkommend, das Schiff sauber und das Essen lecker. Sehr beeindruckend waren die Wale, Delfine und die wunderschöne Natur Teneriffas.
Gillian Webster
Gillian Webster
2. November, 2022.
I hired the atlanca boat as a surprise for my husbands 40th birthday and it was honestly the best day and lots of fun. Easy to book, when we arrived Patrick did the paperwork and explained everything then Fran gave us all the safety information on how to ride the boat. Everything was provided and additional special touches were much appreciated. They were both great, really friendly and put us at ease. We had 3 hours booked and we got the full time, everything excellent. Highly recommended. Thank you
Shaun Daymond
Shaun Daymond
28. October, 2022.
Very easy to deal with over WhatsApp. Booked 5 months in advance and had no issues with the booking at all. Boat was lovely and friendly skipper 👍🏻
Banana Palm Bay
Banana Palm Bay
4. August, 2022.
Can only recommend it ;)
Juan Antonio RT
Juan Antonio RT
26. July, 2022.
Hemos disfrutado de un paseo en barco por la costa de Adeje divisadlo cetáceos. Muy recomendable. La tripulación muy amable en todo momento pendiente de nosotros.
younes benkahla
younes benkahla
5. July, 2022.
Capitaine tres gentil et très compréhensible ne pense pas qu’à l’argent et pense d’abord à la sécurité et surtout à la bonne expérience de la clientèle je recommande !
Guillermo González Meyer
Guillermo González Meyer
14. June, 2022.
Alquilamos una excursión para ver cetáceos y dar un paseo de 3h. En general la experiencia estuvo bien. Toda la gestión de reserva fue fácil y el trato con Bananapalmbay fue un gusto.
Al llegar al barco tuvimos alguna confusión con lo acordado, pero tras comunicarse la empresa del barco con Bananapalmbay se solucionó y pudimos disfrutar del viaje. Además vimos ballenas piloto.
Sinéad Campbell
Sinéad Campbell
30. November, 2022.
recommends
My partner and I rented a boat for 4 hours from Jan Daniel and we had the best day! By far our favourite experience of our whole holiday. We would definitely recommend to anyone looking to rent a boat to do your own exploring along the southern coast of Tenerife. 5* experience!
Birthe Rosen
Birthe Rosen
7. October, 2022.
recommends
Ich habe mit dieser Gesellschaft 2 tolle Touren gemacht. Die Teide Nationalpark Tour mit Masca, war klasse, sowohl Guide als auch Busfahrer waren toll. Viel information und gute Betreuung. Ein unvergesslicher Tag. 🥰 Die 2. Tour war Oberklasse, ich bin mit Shogun zur Wahlbeobachtung rausgefahren und wir haben eine ganze Familie Pilotwale gesehen, diese wunderbaren Wesen sind recht neugierig und kamen auch auf das Boot zu. Ich habe Shogun vorgezogen, weil mir die übervollen Katamarane nicht so gefallen. Gute Wahl. Die ganze Fahrt ist wunderbar, man fährt bis Los Gigantes und in der Bucht gibt es eine köstliche Mahlzeit. Es ist sehr beeindruckend, dort zu ankern. Habe die Fahrt sehr genossen.......ich liebe das Meer sehr.🥰
Younes Benkahla
Younes Benkahla
5. July, 2022.
recommends
Capitaine tres gentil et très compréhensible ne pense pas qu’à l’argent et pense d’abord à la sécurité et surtout à la bonne expérience de la clientèle je recommande !
Didier Afecto
Didier Afecto
22. May, 2022.
recommends
Location d’un bateau en bon état Personnel disponible efficace et aimable C est tout bon !!!!
Steve O'Connell
Steve O'Connell
19. May, 2022.
recommends
What a fantastic day on our own private yacht. We went for the Astondoa 46 and the service was amazing. We saw sea turtles, dolphins and whales. Quick stop by a beach for a snorkel with the fishes and then back to drinking cava! Jan was great with the communication and made everything stress free. 100% would recommend to anyone planning something a little bit special.
Gert Vestergaard
Gert Vestergaard
15. October, 2021.
recommends
Alt var som aftalt, båd, pris og service i top
Iliana Düsseldorf
Iliana Düsseldorf
9. October, 2021.
recommends
Excelente servicio y mucha diversión. Aurora nos llevo a ver ballenas y bañar en el mar. Fue una experiencia espectacular en el Yate 🛥 privado de 15 metros.
Barbara Soetje
Barbara Soetje
18. July, 2020.
recommends
Very kind and professional. I made requests to them at the last moment and they worked hard to resolve them, succeeding perfectly. Thanks again
Mandy Daniela
Mandy Daniela
14. July, 2020.
recommends
Sehr emphehlenswert! Rufen zurück, kümmern sich, sind zuverlässig... Und die Fahrt hat sehr viel Spaß gemacht!
Gilbert Mat
Gilbert Mat
26. November, 2019.
recommends
Sehr zuverlässig und kompetent. Das Buchen auf der Website ist echt einfach und die Tickets wurden uns pünktlich gebracht. Ein echt guter Service!

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