Discover the best excursions in Lanzarote
Do you plan to travel to the Canary Islands soon? Then you cannot lose sight of the best excursions in Lanzarote. There is something for everyone, for those passionate about nature, sports or leisure. Today we show you what are the best excursions you can do on your holiday in Lanzarote.
Timanfaya National Park
Departure from: Port of Corralejo. Duration: 5h approx.
If you are in Lanzarote a must see is the volcanic island in the Timanfaya National Park. There you will discover an exuberant nature and you will be able to see the surprising and unique landscape that you can only find in this natural park. You will feel like a true astronaut on the moon traveling the route of the volcanoes.
In addition, you can taste the flavour of one of the most exclusive and authentic wines of the area made with vine grown in volcanic ash. An authentic experience!
Departure from Puerto del Carmen (Lanzarote). Duration: 5h approx.
We have already told you about these beaches in Lanzarote and activities that you can do there.
The excursion begins in Puerto del Carmen, which is the main tourist center of the island. There you will embark on a luxurious catamaran where you will be waiting for a mojito and a tapa to welcome you. You will sail to the south following the coast and skirting the beaches of Papagayo until anchoring in an area near Punta de Papagayo.
When you get off the boat you can enjoy the privileged weather and a lush and relaxing landscape.
If you feel like refreshing yourself and diving in its crystal clear waters, we recommend that you explore the coast from end to end with a kayak. That way you can discover virgin corners that are not easy to access.
Isla de Lobos
Departure from Marina Rubicon (Lanzarote). Duration: 7h approx.
Los Lobos is a protected 4.5 square kilometer islet that shelters more than 130 plant species and several species of protected birds. It is nature in its purest state and its seabed is also of great exceptional ecological wealth.
A coach will pick you up at the pick up point closest to your hotel and will take you to the Rubicón Marina, in the south of Lanzarote. We have already talked to you on other occasions about the leisure that you can find in this particular fisherman’s port.
The Isla de Lobos is a small virgin islet where you can enjoy a unique and wild environment. Become a true explorer or relax in the sun and enjoy the coves. There you can dive into the waters of the largest protected natural reserve in Europe and swim among its rich marine fauna.
Departure from Órzola (Lanzarote). Duration: 6h approx. during summer, 5h aprox. during winter.
From the port of Órzola, a town located to the north of the island, you will embark on a regular ferry that will take you to the island of La Graciosa in a journey of just over 25 minutes.
Once in La Graciosa, you will enjoy an hour to visit the most important urban center of the small island, Caleta de Sebo. You can visit it taking into account our advice on what to visit and where to eat, or, if you prefer, to visit it on your own.
Afterwards, the embarkation to our luxury catamaran will take place at the pier. You will sail following the south coast of La Graciosa without losing sight of the silhouette of Lanzarote and you will anchor in a small hidden paradise, the French Beach.
On board, you will also enjoy an exquisite fresh paella, free beer, sangria, water and soft drinks.
You can go down to the beach and practice different water activities, such as snorkeling, kayaking or relaxing on inflatable mattresses. You can explore the marine life of the largest protected reserve in Europe.
Sand Dunes Discovery
Departure Playa Blanca (Lanzarote). Duration: 7h aprox.
The journey begins in Playa Blanca, a town located in the south of the island, where a glass bottom boat will take you to the island of Fuerteventura in just 45 minutes. A small stop is made where you feed fish to see them through the glass bottom.
Once in Fuerteventura, you will enjoy an hour of free time to visit Corralejo, where you can stroll along a beautiful, atmospheric promenade with bars, restaurants, shops…
And then you will visit the Natural Park of the Sand Dunes of Corralejo, where you can explore this curious place and take pictures to remember the best moments.
Undoubtedly there are excursions for all tastes, now you just have to opt for one (or several if you have time!) And enjoy your holiday in Lanzarote to the fullest.