7 Adventure Tours in Tenerife for Thrill Seekers

Tenerife is a place where adventurous experiences can happen around every corner. There are thrilling experiences that will grip you tight and no matter what your interests are, you’re sure to find something that will keep your blood pumping every second. You could take to the skies in a paragliding trip or dive to the depths of the sea in a scuba diving course, and even more.

For the inner thrill-seeker in you that just can’t wait to come out, there’s no shortage of remarkable activities that you’ll remember long after the electrifying adrenaline rush wears off. Here are 7 adventure tours in Tenerife for thrill-seekers that you just have to take!

1. Paragliding

Get ready for an experience like no other. You’ll strap on a paraglide and leap off to views you could never imagine. With this birds’ eye perspective of Tenerife, you’ll make new discoveries, spot distant islands, and see all the massive landmarks at once. At over 2,300 feet in the air, there’s sure to be something that will catch your eye. You’ll be led by a team of paragliding professionals who will provide you with detailed instructions if you’re a beginner.

If you’re about safety when you take flight, you can rest assured that this activity won’t be putting you in harm’s way. Statistically, paragliding is safer than driving, and the expert team will be there to walk you through the process and monitor you to make sure everything is as safe as possible. The exhilarating rush of the wind zooming past your face is sure to give anyone the thrills and excitement they crave.

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2. Jet Skiing

The waves are calling out to you, and if you want a thrilling and exciting experience, you had better answer! This jet ski tour will put you behind the wheel of an easy to control cruiser and you’ll be taking off to a sea that’s yours for the riding.

The speed of these jet skis is sure to get that adrenaline rush going, but make sure to check out all the various whales, dolphins and sea turtles you can see while you ride, along with the views of the massive cliffs and caves crossing your path. With this adventure tour, you can also go snorkeling to experience the marine life up close. Diving into the depths can be just as exciting as speeding through the surface.

3. Quad Trips

If the land is more your speed, then riding the rugged and volcanic dirt roads with a Polaris Quad will definitely fill your adventure seeking appetite. This tour will take you across the south coast of Tenerife before off-roading to your heart’s content. The picturesque views of the coastline and rough terrain of the roads are an exciting combination that make traversal a must for any hopeful thrill seeker.

Each ATV is a top of the line craft built to handle Tenerife’s terrain, so you won’t have to worry about anything but enjoying the ride.

4. Canyoning

If you want to get a first-hand look at nature’s wonders up close, then Canyoning is the activity for you. Within the Teide Mountain, you’ll find caves and ravines ready for spelunking. Featuring a mix of leafy green vegetation and fiery red lava walls, there are things you’ll witness here that you’ll remember forever, and that won’t be just because of the incredible views, but also the thrilling descents you’ll take part in.

The entire traversable area is huge, so exploration and adventure will be in large supply. No matter your fitness level, this adventure will provide a great and memorable workout too.

5. Rock Climbing

Reach for the sky in this shoulder blasting experience that will push you to the limit. With one of the largest natural ravines on Tenerife, and climbing walls that reach up to 25 meters, this rock-climbing expedition provides the perfect site to test your skills and gaze on some stunning views at the same time.

You’ll be exploring the natural course in the Barranco Del Ray, a rock-climbing paradise. Whether you’re a bouldering expert or someone trying it out for the first time, this area is diverse enough to accommodate all skill levels, and all appropriate safety gear like the harness and helmets are provided so you can climb without worry.

6. Scuba Diving

Under the sea, there are some exhilarating adventures awaiting you. With a diverse array of marine life including dolphins and sea turtles swimming along the way, there are no limits to the wonders awaiting you when you take your first plunge.

All scuba gear is provided and experts are standing by to make sure the experience is as safe and fulfilling as it can be, so if this is your first time, rest assured that you’ll learn everything you need to get the most out of your dive. The deeper you go, the more amazing species you could encounter, like an octopus or manta ray floating by. Be on the lookout for even more amazing sights you can see under the water.

7. Cycling

Tenerife is known all around the world as an amazing biking destination, and when you check out the diverse routes with amazing views, it’ll be easy to see why. Each path you choose can be an electrifying workout that will get your blood pumping. If you’re someone who craves unrestricted adventure, biking tours are great ways to get the lay of the entire land and push yourself to the limit. The Los Gigantes route will take you across sweeping cliff sides, the Masca route is for thrill-seeking who want to cross exotic locations and the Teide route will scale you up the legendary mountain. There are a variety of rental bikes available that will suit any rider’s needs, and each of the cycling tours can be your ticket to new legendary discoveries.

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3 hours
Group Size
Up to 10

Private 3hr Whale & Dolphin Watching Experience (10pax)

We think your whale and dolphin experience should be as intimate as possible. These wild creatures are majestic and this boat trip allows you to get up close and personal to truly enjoy the experience. Over 21 different whale and dolphin species swim in these oceans.

1. Watch whales, spot dolphins and search for different types of fish on the open waters of Tenerife.
2. Sunbathe on board and swim in the crystal-clear waters. Don’t forget to bring your bathing suit.

Enjoy a fun snorkeling session at the beautiful port of Armeñime. Create wonderful memories while sightseeing untouched nature.

299 EUR
4 hours
Group Size
Up to 10

Private 4hr Family Fiesta Boating Experience (10pax)

Even more time to enjoy your whale watching experience! See more dolphins, turtles, whales, and wild marine life, while enjoying an extended menu of local cuisine and unlimited champagne, sangria, and more.

We want you and your family to have a memorable, intimate experience out at sea. That's why we went above and beyond to offer you a whale and dolphin watching trip your children will be talking about for months to come.

1. For 4-hours, get away from the busy streets of Costa Adeje and shift to the best whale and dolphin watching excursions that attract millions, year-round.
2. Experience bits of the slow-paced life of whales and their pups, and the vibrant personality of dolphins in their natural environment -- the dream of every animal enthusiast.
3. Take a long break from everyday life in the tranquil waters settled between the edges of Los Cristianos.
4. Dip your body into the water, enter and explore an unknown world snorkeling -- you’ll be surprised at how much there is to see just from the surface.
5. Relax in comfort as we take you around the most picturesque scenery in Tenerife, the shores of natural beaches shaped by the drama of a volcanic cone.

379 EUR