Dolphin Search Mini Cruise And Snorkeling From Lanzarote - Puerto Del Rosario

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    12:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Lanzarote Sea Tours, Av. el Varadero, S/N, 35510 Puerto del Carmen, Las Palmas, Spain
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Search for dolphins, whales and other marine mammals in their natural habitat aboard a fast boat, and get panoramic views of Lanzarote along the way. Relax with a swim in the crystal clear waters.

Climb aboard the Biosfera Jet fast boat and sail along the west coast of Lanzarote from Puerto del Carmen marina. Get a quick briefing about the trip and safety issues before you set off.

Then, look for dolphins, whales and other marine species with the help of the crew and binoculars. Listen to detailed information about the different species of cetaceans you will encounter, along with other technical and historic information to ensure a complete and unique experience.

Take in the views of the coast, and then relax and swim with the aquatic wildlife of the Atlantic Ocean.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • See the underwater world without getting wet
  • Lunch included

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Playa Blanca, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Discover underwater landscapes and the endless variety of fish in the crystal-clear waters thanks to the glass-bottomed deck and the 16 panoramic underwater windows. You may also spot some dolphins that live in these waters.
The first stop will be Lanzarote. We will head Playa Blanca (south Lanzarote) where you will have free time to enjoy the beauty of the neoighbour island.
In Summer we anchor in the beaches of Papagayo, Lanzarote, approximately an hour and a half to take a swim and practice snorkel (equipment included in the price)

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Isla de Lobos, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

Continue on to Isla de Lobos (Wolves Island). This small island is a natural reserve and the name is due to the many sea lions that call the island home. Enjoy the natural beauty of the island and the amazingly clear waters. There's no disembark at Lobos Island. The boat will ancor at the most beautiful cove of the island to admire the marvelous seabed and sea life of the Island.
At 15:00 you will sail back to Fuerteventura.
During the stops you can swim, dive, or even snorkel (all equipment will be provided). In addition, you can enjoy a savory traditional lunch on board consisting of fried fish, papas arrugadas (a Canarian specialty), salad, fresh fruit, and a drink.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes


1,5 h of boat ride

A great opportunity to see dolphins in freedom (the sighting is not guaranteed 100%)



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Bring a towel, swimsuit, sunscreen, and comfortable shoes

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

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  • 20-Sep-2022

    Booked this @ 30 Euros each on the basis of an advertised Dolphin search boat cruise. Staff were friendly enough BUT I got the impression that the chance of seeing any dolphins was very low/nil. There was no running commentary as such, and the boat chugged along slowly for an hour, with them occasionally looking through binoculars, then on the way back stopped for 20 mins for people to swim/snorkel and then return to port. I've been on similar cruises in rib boats before who are professional and coordinate with other boats on sightings and speed along to engage etc. None of that here. They do state at the beginning there's a chance of no sightings to "manage" your expectations. In hindsight the water taxi at 9 Euros is more enjoyable and considerably cheaper and at least takes you to another destination. For us it just didn't do what it said on the tin!

  • 08-Sep-2022

    Disappointed in this excursion as it was written to be something it wasn't. We didn't see dolphins which was understandable as the sightings are not guaranteed, but there was no snorkelling involved. Instead we had stopped in the middle of the sea and anyone who had the ability to swim could jump into the 10m+ waters which was disappointing as the experience was made to look like we would have some form of equipment provided for us, and support from staff who was available if anyone was struggling in the water. When asking questions, the guides didn't seem to know the answers themselves and were quite unprofessional. Truly disappointed as we were really anticipating this activity; we do know how to swim but due to the lack of support and understanding from staff, we were quite iffy to get into the water so the trip just consisted of the journey by boat.

  • 07-Sep-2022

    As a family we did the excursion today to Lobos Island. They laid on a transfer bus to and fro from our hotel. The Bus stopped at other hotels along the way to Puerto Del Carmen and Harbour, where the Jet Boat is moored. The Boat Captain and his mate were both called Pedro. The Captain explains in Spanish, English, French and German all the instructions. He tended to race through it all, so even in English we could not understand what he was trying to explain. The Boat ride over to Lobos Island takes roughly 1 hour. However if you are lucky enough to spot Dolphins or Whales, then the Boat stops to allow you to see the marine life. Unfortunately we saw nothing today. Which is bad luck. We disembarked the Boat at Lobos at 11:30 and was told by Pedro the return trip would leave at 14:00. Lobos Island is a volcanic small island and National park. At the dock there is a small museum and toilets. A 10 minute walk will take you to the very small village which has a restaurant. You must book and reserve a table there, otherwise you will be turned away, as it gets very busy. Because the island is volcanic rock, the beach and surrounding cliffs have very sharp volcanic rock! So make sure you have foot wear to wear into the sea for swimming. Otherwise it’s very painful under foot. In the sheltered cove by the village there is shallow beautiful crystal clear ocean water. Where you can swim and paddle and snorkel with fish all around. Which we enjoyed as a family. You can hire paddle boards in the Village. All the guests on this tour was provided with a packed lunch for food and drink. It consisted of ham/cheese sandwich, ham/cheese roll, can of lager, bottle of water, small bottle of yogurt drink, a carton of gazpacho soup. The packed lunch was okay. The sandwich had no butter and was dry. No one of our party wanted the Gazpacho. The return trip was great fun, as Pedro and Pedro got the Jet Boat speeding through the chop and waves. So we were up and down and the sea sprays was covering all the passengers. Once again we had no luck spotting any marine life. Apparently Dolphins migrate through the islands, so we might have missed their migration. In conclusion we enjoyed our day out and boat ride to Lobos Island. Definitely take extra food and drink with you as there are no shops on the island. Plus take a cheap pair of beach shoes so you don’t rip your feet to pieces on the volcanic rock. Captain Pedro was good but needs to slow down on explaining his instructions.

  • 15-Aug-2022

    Ok we didn’t see dolphins, but that is luck of the draw it’s nature. But to put families into deep ocean with no warning of currents and not providing any bouyancy aids is scandalous. Our trip turned Into a rescue operation with families being towed in on life rings as the current took them away from the boat and both crew members (who did well to rescue people) having to dive in and save people as it was an unsafe drop. Another boat had to rescue kids whom the captain could not get back to the boat as their ring drifted out to sea. I didn’t want to put this on social media but as my email has not been responded to after a week it compounds the negligence in my view . Only go swimming on this trip if the crew have verified it’s safe or ask for life vests …. A truly scary experience

  • 09-Jul-2022

    Fabulous fun. Very easy to find the place in the old harbour in puerto del carmen. The boat was quite large. We sailed out for about an hour, there was a lookout on the front of the boat scouring the sea for dolphins. The shout came from the back of the boat, Dolphins! We stayed with a pod of about 20 dolphins. Absolutely amazing, such an experience. Then we headed into a cove where they anchored up and we could get in the water for a swim or snorkel. We don’t like deep water so didn’t do this but my daughter had a waterproof pouch for her phone which she dangled in the water and took a video. It was teeming with fish. Well worth the money

  • 16-Jun-2022

    We saw a pod of dolphins which was fantastic but the female host was a bit short after the swim stop

  • 22-May-2022

    Great adventure trip. Brilliant few hours in the bay that did not disappoint. we saw a huge pod of dolphins that played with the boat and saw alongside us for about 15 minutes. Stunning !

  • 19-Apr-2022

    Well organised trip out to sea to look for dolphins and whales… and they really looked..😳 but both our trip and one before didn’t get to see them but thats nature for you. Had great time anyway and due to the waves got slightly wet. Great stop to allow swim in sea which my grandson and I really enjoyed. Thank you

  • 22-Dec-2019

    Fabulous boat trip with friendly professional staff. The boat was clean throughout and a pleasure to be on. The food was fresh and delicious and plentiful! The places we visited were full of interest and there was plenty of time to explore. I highly recommend this trip if you are looking for a relaxed and interesting day out and enjoy being on the water.

  • 22-Dec-2019

    Due to weather conditions we weren’t able to go onto Isla de Lobos, which was seemingly known in advance and there were also many other people on the island - for me exploring Lobos was the reason for booking. That being said it would have made more sense to have allocated more time to Lanzarote and to have let customer know in advance so they could chose whether or not they still want to take the tour. Just floated around the bay near lobos for 1.5 hours, rather uneventful and kind of a waste of time. The tour didn’t give much information/history on the islands. The only water activities are snorkeling and sitting on a float. So maybe if you’re a family - kids snorkel and swim and whatnot- this is a good tour but overall, as an adult/solo traveler, found it lackluster and regretted not taking advantage of other tours on Fuerteventura. Essentially was the same as taking a ferry with lunch

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