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La Palma Top of the Island Hiking Tour with Transfer
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La Palma Top of the Island Hiking Tour with Transfer

Blessed with almost made-for-Instagram scenery, La Palma is the perfect place for photography fans. With the Top of the Island hike, we'll drive to the island's highest point at Roque de Los Muchachos – 2,426 metres up – and gaze out over some incredible views before trekking down into the forest-covered depths of Caldera Taburiente crater.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Tour of La Palma's Botanical North
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Tour of La Palma's Botanical North

Botanical fanatics will be in for a treat on this tour, which includes plenty of forays into La Palma's flora. And to get you started, you'll stop at the small village of San Bartolo before the main event – Los Tilos forest. This green paradise, also a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, contains laurel trees, fresh springs and ferns everywhere you turn. Then, it's off to see the weird and wonderful dragon trees, which are unique to the Canary Islands, and can be found around the north. You'll round off your day wandering around San Andres, a striking seaside town with old-world mansions and views towards the ocean always just around the corner.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Eco Sailboat Cruise La Palma
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Eco Sailboat Cruise La Palma

If lazing around on a luxury yacht tops your holiday hit list, then this 3-hour sailboat cruise off La Palma is just the ticket. A trip complete with cava on arrival and a maximum of just 10 guests on board, you'll be feeling like a VIP. There'll be snacks and drinks throughout the day, swim stops, sunbathing and even a chance to spot dolphins.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Smaller Group Size
La Palma's Wild North Hiking Tour with Transfer
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La Palma's Wild North Hiking Tour with Transfer

La Palma's unspoilt landscapes make ideal terrain for hikes. The Wild North trail is a route through the island's untouched-by-time villages and dense pine forests. With wow-factor views over the ocean, you'll follow the coastal Camino Real path to Gallega – a remote hilltop hamlet where colourful houses perch on the edge of pistachio-green cliffs.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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La Palma Springs Hike with Transfer
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La Palma Springs Hike with Transfer

La Palma is a small island that's big on adventures – and this one's huge. High in the hills, we'll walk the mountain waterways to Marcos and Cordero – one of the island's only freshwater springs. Turn on your torch to trek through the network of tunnels that lead there and you can extend the fun with a walk to UNESCO-listed Los Tilos forest, too.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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La Palma Dolphin & Whale Watching Cruise Ticket
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La Palma Dolphin & Whale Watching Cruise Ticket

The Fantasy whale and dolphin spotting cruise is more than just an ordinary boat trip. You'll set sail in a futuristic speedboat with a round glass bottom in search of sea creatures along the northwest coast of Tenerife, around La Palma. And with a maximum of only 10 guests on board, you'll have plenty of space to keep a lookout.Explore the volcanic caverns and coastline around La Palma in a space age boat. With its large round glass bottom and a limited number of guests on board, you'll speed along the water in search of the sea creatures that play around the shores of Tenerife.You'll have space on board to keep a watchful eye on the horizon, looking for signs of activity on the water – maybe a fin cutting through the surface or bellows of air. What's more, you'll be able to look through the glass and see the seabed and all the colourful fish darting below your feet.

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Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Roque de los Muchachos Tour
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Roque de los Muchachos Tour

This full-day tour of La Palma has it all. First on the agenda will be an exploration of one of La Palma's most impressive sights, the Caldera de Taburiente National Park. You'll be swept into the clouds to the astronomer's favourite, Roque de los Muchachos, from where you'll gaze deep down into the caldera. On good days, you'll even be able to see as far as La Gomera or Tenerife. Then to mix things up a bit, you'll head to the organic farmer's market in the village of Puntagorda. And finally, you'll reach the Time Viewpoint to cast your eyes over the valley of Aridane, filled with banana plantations and the dramatic gorge of Las Angustias.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Stargazing Bus Excursion
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Stargazing Bus Excursion

If the thought of stargazing on one of La Palma's most atmospheric beaches has you starry eyed, then this evening tour is just for you. The skies above La Palma come alive at night, and with some of the clearest skies in Europe, you're in the right place to go stargazing. You'll kick off proceedings with some nibbles at Plaza La Glorieta – a Gaudi-inspired square. Then hop on our glass-topped bus and head for the village of Tazacorte. Tour its hilly alleys fringed by kaleidoscopic homes before ending the night on a high. You'll gaze through a telescope to find constellations and stars in the night sky.

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Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Northwestern La Palma Cruise Ticket
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Northwestern La Palma Cruise Ticket

If you thought La Palma was beautiful, wait till you see it from the sea. This glass bottom-catamaran cruise along the west coast takes you to spots that are either hard or impossible to reach by land. You'll go into the Bonita Cave and see landmarks such as the Veta beach – and may even spot dolphins.The fun kicks off when the Fancy II sails from Tazacorte harbour. You'll sail northwards past volcanic cliffs with drops of more than 200 metres. We'll stop at the Bonita Cave – a large grotto with two mouths. Centuries ago, locals would hide here from pirates. The catamaran will sail right into the cave. Next up is Poris de Candelaria, where a few fishermen's huts have been built at the foot of cliffs.At Veta beach – a tiny volcanic strand reached with great difficulty on land – we'll drop anchor for some fun. Swim, snorkel or ride the ‘Big Banana'. Snacks will then be served. We'll keep on sailing, passing the Colorada Cave and Poris de Puntagorda, in search of dolphins and whales.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Bussard AM ticket only - without transfer
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Bussard AM ticket only - without transfer

One of La Palma's most sought-after boats, the Bussard is a delightful wooden vessel plying a very beautiful route. Sail northwards from Tazacorte, passing the cliffs of La Flamenca and Morro Negro among others – dark and unforgiving walls of lava. Your captain will pick a nice spot for a swim – ask for goggles if you want to snorkel – and for a feast of tapas and grilled chicken, prepared in the Bussard's kitchen. Small numbers mean there's plenty of space. Relax on deck or sit under the shade of a canopy, or even lounge on a bow net and ‘float' just above the waves.

free cancellation
Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
Smaller Group Size
Flipper Whale Watching Boat Trip Ticket
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Flipper Whale Watching Boat Trip Ticket

La Palma has been doubly blessed by Mother Nature. Not only is the island one of the most beautiful corners of the world, it's also surrounded by seas full of whales and dolphins. Sailing out of Tazacorte. The boat trip lasts about two-and-a-half hours. An on-board marine biologist will give you the lowdown on the marine life off western La Palma – a habitat to at least 29 types of cetaceans. Sightings are 100% guaranteed and you might spot pilot whales and dolphins among others. You'll sail as far north as the Cueva Bonita, a grotto carved by the force of the sea into 200m-high volcanic cliffs.

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Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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La Palma Enchanted Forest Trail with Transfer
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La Palma Enchanted Forest Trail with Transfer

Like a scene straight from a hit Harry Potter film, La Palma's Enchanted Forest Trail is a tapestry of misty, ancient laurel trees, waterfalls and volcano-scapes – and it's as magical as it sounds. Grab your walking boots for a trek through the Puntallana region where outstanding vistas and timeless landscapes come as standard. Transfer included.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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