What to do in Tenerife? Are you looking for the best Tenerife excursions? Don’t worry, in our post we’re going to tell you the best excursions to do here on the island while you’re on vacation. After reading our post you’ll know some of the best things to do in Tenerife.
The island of Tenerife is the most beautiful and popular of the Canary Islands. Its amazing views and the clean volcanic beaches have made this island world famous, attracting thousands of visitors every year.
Some of the best Tenerife excursions that you can do on this lovely island are on our list of today.
Siam Park, the best waterpark in the world
The Siam Park has been awarded like the best waterpark in the world various times by hundreds of consumers in the annual Travellers Choice Awards (on Trip Advisor).
The water park is located in Costa Adeje in the south of Tenerife.
Here in this spot, you can choose from relaxing, family and adrenalin attractions. Every group consists of 6 attractions each:
- Relaxing: Mai Thai River, Siam Beach, Cabanas, Champagne club, Floating Market and Sea Lion Island.
- Family: Naga Racer, Sawasdee, Jungle Shake, The Lost City, The Wave Palace, and The Giant.
- Adrenalin: Kinnaree, Mekong Rapids, Dragon, Tower of Power, The Volcano and Singha.
The theme of the whole park is fabulous. Its attractions are varied and very funny.
After visiting Siam Park in Tenerife, you’ll understand why it has been considered 5 times in a row as one of the best water parks in the world. It is an ideal place to enjoy with family and friends at any time of the year.
This waterpark adds a whole new dimension to the leisure offering in the Canary Islands and will amaze you by rewriting the definition of a waterpark.
This popular excursion ascends from the sea-level to 2370m into the El Teide National Park up the highest peak in Spain, Mount Teide.
It is also the third largest ocean-island volcano in the world and is still active, although the last eruption occurred in 1909.
At the foot of the volcano, enjoy impressive views of the Ucanca Valley or choose to take the Cable Car to just below the peak (3550m). The cable car costs €25 per person. It carries you almost to the summit.
If you decide to do this excursion and you’re a lucky person, on a clear day, the views are breathtaking, in one direction Gran Canaria and in the other La Palma, La Gomera, and El Hierro.
Without a doubt, Teide is one of the most visited Tenerife excursions and Tenerife attractions for tourists.
Paragliding in Tenerife
Fly like a bird! Without engines, without noise. No jumping cliffs, no free falls. Thanks to the extensive knowledge of its expert pilots, Overfly Tenerife offers you a wide variety of paragliding flights:
- Standard Flight
- Performance Flight
- Izaña Flight
- Acro Paragliding Flight
You will fly in the safest way and with the most modern equipment that is repaired and replaced periodically. Your safety is, of course, the highest priority.
The Izaña flight is one of the best flights in the highest altitude area of Spain. Izaña is in the center of Tenerife and is, therefore, one of the best flights in Spain. It is the highest return flight in the country and has one of the highest slopes. The flights will be recorded and photos taken during all flights. This is one of the best Tenerife excursion to do on the island.
The best experience during your stay in Tenerife: fly over and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the island.
Teide at night
Enjoy the Teide National Park and its colors at sunset with a local guide. Experience the thrill of watching the sunset from Spain’s highest peak with the cable car at sunset and watch the stars from one of the world’s highest quality starry skies.
Teide is one of the best places in the world to observe the formation and evolution of the shadow of a mountain. The height of the volcano and the fact that all horizons are free from the summit makes it possible to see the shadow of Teide projected over Gran Canaria. It is one of the most beautiful and spectacular moments that the volcano offers its visitors before seeing the sunset and the stars on Teide at night!
Loro Park, Tenerife
How about spending the day at the best zoo in Europe and the world? This zoo is situated in the heart of Puerto de la Cruz. It is considered by many to be the best zoo in the world thanks to its perfect combination of exotic flora and worldwide fauna.
This fantastic park houses incredible animals. You’ll see tigers, gorillas, jaguars, lots of parrots (that’s why the zoo is named “Parrot Park”. Also, you’ll be witnessed of a dolphin, killer whale and seal show if you like to enjoy this kind of shows. For kids, this zoo park is the best Tenerife excursions of all time.
Loro Park as Siam Park is the perfect place for a family day with your children.
Jeep Safari in La Gomera from Tenerife
Tour La Gomera in a Safari Jeep, and discover from within the bridge that took Columbus to a New World. The La Gomera whistle, Garajonay National Park, the local customs and the boat trip from Tenerife to the small island will make this adventure an unforgettable experience of your trip to the Canary Islands.
You can also sail to La Gomera, departing from either Puerto de la Cruz or Playa de las Américas. During the trip, you will be able to contemplate the cliffs, the coasts, the nature and some precious frames of the island of Tenerife in Atlantic waters. And this will only be the beginning.
- Jeep Safari in La Gomera from Tenerife
Explore the native countryside and the villages of La Gomera on board of a 4×4 driven by an experienced driver. During the stops, you will be told all the peculiarities of the places you pass. You will cross dreamlike landscapes and visit local villages. Other interesting islands near Tenerife are Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura. In these interesting places you can find easily the best resorts in Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura.
- Visit Garajonay National Park
Discover the natural wonders secreted in this imposing place. In addition to the fauna and flora, you will also get to know in detail everything that surrounds the La Gomera Whistle, declared World Heritage in 2009 as the only whistle language in the world, used by locals to communicate through the ravines.
We hope you have enjoyed our post about these Tenerife excursions. If you want to know more about paragliding and enjoy Tenerife from the heights do not hesitate to contact us through our website. Well’be glad to help you at any moment.