Things to do in Fuerteventura

With sunny beaches all year round, this Spanish island offers the perfect mixture of adventure and relaxation.

Our most recommended things to do in Fuerteventura

From Corralejo: Round-Trip Ferry Transfer to Lobos Island

1. From Corralejo: Round-Trip Ferry Transfer to Lobos Island

Discover the incredible natural beauty of Lobos Island, with this express round-trip ferry ticket. Visit the volcanic island, enjoy snorkeling or fishing, and explore the volcanic areas at your own pace. Board at the port in Corralejo and set sail for the island. Admire stunning views during the short trip from the mainland. Spend a day exploring the island, however, you wish. Go snorkeling or surfing, hike through the beautiful volcanic landscape, visit the lighthouse, or relax on the beach. Choose from two return ferry times to get back to Corralejo in the afternoon.

Fuerteventura: Return Lobos Island Ferry Ticket with Entry

2. Fuerteventura: Return Lobos Island Ferry Ticket with Entry

Cruise from Fuerteventura to Lobos Island on this return trip by ferry. Visit the beach, immerse yourself in Lobos's unique and tranquil atmosphere, and benefit from an all-in-one ticket which includes the island's entry fee. After just 20-minutes by boat from Corralejo, be amazed by the different tones of blue water whilst you disembark to this hidden corner of the Atlantic Ocean. Looking to the right of the harbor, you will find the path that takes you to El Puertito, an old fishing village next to a white-sand beach. At El Puertito, you can find the only restaurant on the island and a few buildings that were built before the island had been declared a Natural Park. Surrounded by tranquil waters, you will enjoy the island’s rich and exotic sea life. To the left of the harbor, you can find the most famous beach on this side of El Río. Take a swim in the calm and crystal clear, turquoise blue water or sunbathe in the fine sand, perfect for families with children, couples, young and old. This beach is commonly known as “La Concha” (the Shell) because of its shape, although the official name is La Caleta because of the limescale oven that played an important role in the construction of the “Martiño” lighthouse. From here you can see in the distance the dunes of Corralejo, the contours of Fuerteventura and when turning your back to the sea, appreciate the unique mountain “La Caldera”. Don’t forget to visit the nearby statue of Josefine Plá, the Spanish writer, poet and essayist, who was born on the island. Take a deep breath, a bottle of water and get ready to climb the highest peak of the island. The “La Caldera” mountain is a volcanic cone of relatively recent origin. Enjoy a fantastic view of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote from its 127-meter peak. Time stands still here as you take in the silence and colour of this splendid natural surrounding.  Whilst visiting the Northern part of the island, you will find the lighthouse, whose first lighthouse keeper was Josefine Plá’s father. Nowadays, the lighthouse works fully automatically and has been restored to its full splendour. Within the shade of this structure, stop for a rest while admiring the sea and Lanzarote with its volcanoes in the background. Admire the volcanic nature of the island’s interior and take a walk on the “Saladar (salt marsh) del Faro Martiño” and “Las Lagunitas”. More than 130 plant species and endemic birds live here, which has converted this idyllic paradise into a protected natural park. Enjoy a hiking excursion that will see your senses awakened to the island’s wildlife.

From Morro Jable: Dolphin & Whale Watching Day Trip by Boat

3. From Morro Jable: Dolphin & Whale Watching Day Trip by Boat

Explore the waters off the coast of Fuerteventura on a dolphin and whale-watching day trip departing from the village of Morro Jable. Head to one of the meeting points, hop into the air-conditioned van, and enjoy a convenient transfer to the starting location at the Port of Morro Jable where you'll board your vessel. Travel along the coastline in a comfortable speedboat as you make your way toward the Jandia peninsula in search of these magnificent marine mammals in their natural habitat. Along the way, enjoy the fantastic panoramic view of the coastline, with vistas of a rugged mountain landscape, turquoise water, and golden beaches. Keep an eye out for the playful dolphins and whales which frequent the area. You may also encounter flying fish or turtles. At the end of your boat trip, return to the port in Morro Jable and benefit from a return transfer to your chosen pickup location.

Caleta de Fuste: Catamaran Sailing Experience

4. Caleta de Fuste: Catamaran Sailing Experience

The Obycat is very popular among sailing lovers visiting Fuerteventura. This fantastic catamaran is large enough to carry groups or families who want to sail in luxury as the professional crew to pamper them during this amazing trip. The boat departs from the Port of Caleta de Fuste before it sets sail to the small fisherman’s villa Pozo Negro. During the route, you can see typical pilot whales, dolphins, and even the turtles that live in these waters. Once you anchor in your destination you can go snorkeling, take a bath in the clear waters, or just soak up some sun on the deck. Drinks are included throughout the entire trip and consist of beer, soft drinks, and water. For lunch, your guides offer you a superb freshly-cooked onboard paella, before a dessert of fresh seasonal fruit.

Morro Jable: Dolphin-Watching Cruise with Drinks & Swim Stop

5. Morro Jable: Dolphin-Watching Cruise with Drinks & Swim Stop

Experience an intimate encounter with nature on board the Magic Dolphin, a modern boat equipped with everything you need. Enjoy an excellent opportunity to observe the acrobatic skills of these fascinating creatures that live in the waters off Fuerteventura. Feel the thrill of searching for dolphins, whales, and other marine mammals in their natural habitat on this magical boat trip around Fuerteventura. Sip on a range of drinks provided. Take part in an environmentally friendly excursion that follows a strict protocol aiming to care and conserve the habitat of these spectacular marine mammals. For this reason, you will be accompanied by friendly staff specialised in dolphin and whale watching. Learn information about the marine life you will encounter from your guide on board. Your guide will ensure you are provided with instructions on how to enjoy the trip without interfering with animal welfare. Bring your swimwear and enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters of Fuerteventura.

Fuerteventura: Magic Catamaran Trip with Food and Drinks

6. Fuerteventura: Magic Catamaran Trip with Food and Drinks

Discover the beauty of Fuerteventura with a cruise on a modern and luxurious 23- meter catamaran. Search for dolphins and whales, pause for a swimming stop in a scenic cove, and enjoy a meal onboard with drinks. Set off from the harbor in Morro Jable under a magnificent 150-meter sail. Go in search of the dolphins and whales that inhabit the coastline surrounding the Canary Islands, where more than 29 different species have been identified. After finishing dolphin and whale watching, the captain will change course and take you to enjoy a refreshing swim off the coast of Jandia.  Afterward, enjoy a delicious meal consisting of chicken with teriyaki sauce, rice, and vegetables. During the whole excursion you can enjoy a wide selection of drinks, including water, soft drinks, beer, and wine.

Fuerteventura: Sailing with Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching

7. Fuerteventura: Sailing with Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching

Spot dolphins, whales, and other sea mammals in their natural habitat on this catamaran cruise along Fuerteventura’s southern coast. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling with the gear provided. Relax onboard with some tapas and a drink.  Start with a visit to the harbor to marvel at the beautiful manta rays that live here and watch this beautiful creature swimming along the bottom of the sea floor. After the manta ray viewing, it's time to hop on board your sailing boat for the day for a short briefing of the day’s itinerary. Then it’s time to set sail and leave the harbor. Heading out towards the open seas the captain will bring up the sails and turn off the engine. Listen to the radio communications from local fishermen and listen out for sightings of marine wildlife, including dolphins and whales. If they’re in the area, the captain will sail the boat towards them for the chance to take some photos and admire these elegant creatures up close. During the rest of the sail, enjoy the stunning sea views that surround you and soak up the glorious Fuerteventura sunshine. After about 2 hours of sailing, your captain will drop anchor, giving you some time to go swimming and snorkeling in the shimmering blue waters. After your swim, enjoy a selection of tapas made from local recipes and relax with a drink as you sail back to shore.

Las Palmas: Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura Entrance Ticket

8. Las Palmas: Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura Entrance Ticket

Make your way to Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura and journey through some of the most exciting regions of the world. Discover a refuge that enhances the survival of the ecosystem in a real oasis. See striking flora in various parts of the park and at the only botanical garden on the island. Fall in love with tropical succulents and native plants.  Attend the live demonstrations by sea lions, reptiles, birds of prey and parrots and their handlers, and interact with lemurs and sea lions in the water. Nourish yourself at the park's 3 restaurants and enjoy exquisite cuisine in a unique environment. Follow a route through the park to discover some 3,000 animals from 250 different species. Go on a camel safari at the largest camel reserve in Europe, look into the bright eyes of the curious lemurs from Madagascar or get your photo taken with a friendly giraffe.

Fuerteventura: Cofete Natural Park 4X4 Jeep Tour

9. Fuerteventura: Cofete Natural Park 4X4 Jeep Tour

Experience the beauty of Cofete's spectacular beaches on a day trip from Fuerteventura, with hotel transfers included. Go on a thrilling 4x4 jeep tour to the Natural Park of Cofete, stop for lunch in El Puertito, drive past Punta Jandia, and take in panoramic views from the Hill of Love. After getting picked up from your hotel, head to the information point. Following a quick briefing, take off on your jeep tour, following dirt tracks that will take you to the beautiful protected mountainous Natural Park of Cofete. Stop at a viewpoint in the midst of the mountains to admire panoramic views of the beach. Later, drive by several native cacti species that you can observe and photograph before heading to the Villa Winter to discover the history behind this mysterious German villa. If the weather allows, stop for a refreshing swim at a nearby cove before breaking for lunch at a traditional Canarian restaurant located in the village of El Puertito.  After lunch, continue your journey along the coast. Pass by the ancient lighthouse of Punta Jandia, the most southern point of the island, and the "Hill of Love", where you can admire a unique view of the island. Finish the day with a visit to the mesmerizing Jandía peninsula before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

Caleta de Fuste: Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

10. Caleta de Fuste: Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

Explore the seabed of Fuerteventura on a boat with glass windows in its hull. Sit comfortably in front of the windows so you don't miss anything that happens in the underwater world. Enjoy an experience that provides a safe and respectful environment to discover nature. Don't forget to bring your camera to have a nice souvenir.

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What people are saying about Fuerteventura

Overall rating

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based on 9,489 reviews

This was the most active tour of my holiday but so much enjoyable especially hiking with the goats. I would only recommend this tour to people who are used to high activity because 2-3 hours of walking and some steep hills.

Very enjoyable boat transfer to Lobos Island. Staff very friendly and took time (and care) to assist everyone both on and off the craft, particularly at the pier on Lobos which was subject to a high swell / breakers.

Nice Tour with limited number of participants. Úr guide Mattia explained everything to us about the bikes and led the trip with amazing scenery.

Absolutely brilliant little trip! Staff were fun and helpful, food was good water was lovely!

We seen dolphins. Staff are so kind good good and music