Many people, who are planning to go on holiday, think about what Fuerteventura excursions are available to them during their stay. There are a range of excursions that can either be booked through your hotel, holiday travel company or through an independent tour operator. Alternatively, you can hire a car and explore the island yourself.
These are the main Fuerteventura excursions that are available if you book through your hotel or tour operator:
1. The Fuerteventura Grand Tour
This is a full day guided tour of the island that visits the main towns, some beaches, the sand dunes and other places of interest. It includes a visit to an Aloe Vera factory and a goat farm for tasting of goat’s cheese. The cost is about 35 euros for adults.
2. The Lanzarote Grand Tour
This is a full day, guided tour to the neighbouring island of Lanzarote. It includes coach travel from your resort, a return ferry crossing, a guided tour of Fire Mountain to see the craters of Timanfaya and active volcano, wine tasting at La Geria, a lunch in Haria and a visit to the Caesar Manrique cave at Jameos del Agua. The cost is about 70 euros for adults.
3. Jandia Express
This is a day trip to the resort at the south of the island to see the wonderful sandy beaches, the shops, restaurants and market, and 4 hours free time. The cost is about 20 euros for adults.
4. Lanzarote Shopping
This is a ferry crossing to Playa Blanca on the neighbouring island of Lanzarote. In this resort you can explore, spend time on the beach or go shopping. The cost is about 20 euros, and does offer a discounted price on the normal ferry crossing.
5. Fuerteventura Excursions To Los Lobos Island
This is a one hour trip on a glass bottomed boat to the island of Los Lobos, which is a protected national park. You will be able to see the abundant fish and marine life in the clear water. After a 4 hour stay on this volcanic island, where you can explore or stay on the island’s beach, it’s then time for the return crossing to Corralejo. The cost for adults is around 20 euros.
6. Oasis Park Zoo
This a full day trip to the south of the island to the zoo. This trip includes admission to the zoo which has very extensive grounds featuring a botantical garden, a garden centre, restaurants and shops. The zoo has a wide range of animals including elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, camels etc. There are 4 free shows – a bird of prey show, a reptile show, a sea lion show and a parrot show. At an optional cost you can ride a camel. The cost is 23 euros for adults and 11 euros for children.
7. Fuerteventura Excursions - Three Islands Tour
A sailing trip, on a glass bottomed boat, from Corralejo to Los Lobos and Lanzarote.
8. Excursions on Catamarans
There are Fuerteventura excursions to Corralejo to board a catamaran and sail the waters around Los Lobos island off the north east coast. Lunch and drinks are included, as is snorkelling and a jet ski ride.
9. Quad & Buggy Tour
These are 2 or 4 hour guided tours around the north of the island where you have an off road adventure across the desert and volcanic landscapes. The cost for an adult driver on a 2 hour tour is 40 euros and 20 euros for a passenger. On a 4 hour tour the cost for a driver is 60 euros and 30 euros for a passenger.
This excursion is a trip to El Cotillo to ride a horse along the beautiful coastline, before returning to the stables for a snack of Canarian tapas. The cost is from 26 euros per person.
11. Shopping in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote
This is a ferry ride to Playa Blanca and a bus strip to the resort of Puerto del Carmen. The cost is from 26 euros.
12. Sport Fishing
These are 4 hour morning fishing trips from the harbours in either Corralejo or Caleta de Fuste. You go with experienced fishermen on a boat, and this is the opportunity to catch big deep sea fish. Fishing equipment is included. The price is from 60 euros each.
13. Submarine Safari
This is a unique opportunity to go underwater in a special viewing submarine to see the marine life in the clear sea. The trip is to Jandia, where you first of all can explore, before boarding the only Subcat in the world. It takes you on a 20 minute trip on the surface before diving to 30 metres for 45 minutes, followed by a 20 minute sail back into the harbour. The price is around 70 euros per adult.
14. Swimming With Sealions
On this excursion you can swim with sealions in the harbour at Caleta de Fuste.
15. Snorkelling and Kayak
An excursion that gives you the opportunity to do 1 hour kayaking and 2 hours snorkelling. Price: 40 euros for adults.
There are other Fuerteventura excursions available, so there are plenty of options to choose from. It is worth going on at least one as it will give you an idea of what Fuerteventura is like, as you will travel on an air-conditioned coach through the unique, arid landscape of Fuerteventura.
So book now and enjoy your excursion in the sun!