Top Things to do Fuerteventura
It’s easy to get lost in a place as beautiful and huge as Fuerteventura. The second largest of Spain’s Canary Islands will wow you from every nook and corner with its white sand beaches, secluded coves, craggy cliffs, and even scenic sand dunes. Wherever you go, you’ll surely be impressed by the island’s charm. Whether you wish to stay on land, venture out into the sea, hike up the mountains, or explore the desert, unforgettable adventures and exciting activities await. Looking for the best places to visit in Fuerteventura? Here are the top Fuerteventura tours you can try.
Lanzarote Fuerteventura day trip
If you wish to combine a visit to Lanzarote with your Fuerteventura holiday, you can easily do so by booking a ferry from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote. Some organizers and providers of Fuerteventura tours offer not just a ferry ride service but an excursion to Lanzarote, which allows you to enjoy a day trip to Lanzarote’s popular attractions.
Discover Lanzarote excursion
Excursions Fuerteventura’s Discover Lanzarote excursion, for instance, offers a complete day trip package, which includes a ferry from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote; a visit to Timanfaya National Park where you get to explore the Luna route and watch the extraordinary geothermal demonstrations; a stop at La Geria where you can sample local wines; a trip to the Aloe Vera museum where you can learn more about the medicinal plant and try cosmetic products; and a short stop at Playa Blanca where you can relax in bars and restaurants before sailing back to Fuerteventura.
This excursion is ideal for those traveling with their families including little kids, as it saves you from the hassle of arranging your itinerary by yourself and making all the necessary bookings and arrangements. The day trip also includes a free pickup service from your hotel or at a pickup point near your accommodation, which makes it even more convenient.
Ferry from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote with bus transfers
If you’re keen on making your own travel itinerary from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote, however, you can simply opt to book a Lanzarote ferry from Fuerteventura. If you want the added convenience of a bus pickup from Corralejo and Caleta de Fuste so you won’t have to worry about your transportation and extra expenses to the ferry terminal, you can book a Lanzarote ferry with bus, which is only available via Excursions Fuerteventura.
Unlike other Fuerteventura boat trips to Lanzarote, this service includes a bus pickup from Corallejo hotels and apartments as well as Caleta de Fuste/Castillo. Here you get to join the first ferry trip from Fuerteventura and the last ferry from Lanzarote back to the island. Perfect for travelers who want a fuss-free holiday, this is an ideal, cost-effective option that allows you to explore two islands in one holiday.
Lanzarote Shop and Sail
Still going with the idea of hitting two birds with one stone or exploring two islands in one holiday, another neat option you can try is the Lanzarote Shop and Sail excursion. This tour sets out on a glass bottom boat from Fuerteventura for a day trip in Lanzarote, which mainly involves shopping and fun water activities.
The excursion will definitely please those who love to shop for local items and souvenirs as it takes tourists to Marina Rubicon where one can score amazing deals and bargains on various items. Here you’ll enjoy your free time scouring the market and looking for handcrafted Canarian products which you can buy and take home as souvenir. Food is also sold here.
After several hours of shopping, you get to board the Princess Cat Catamaran and sail to Papagayo Bay. The three-hour adventure allows you to indulge in fun water activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking. You can also simply relax on a floating mattress. For lunch, fresh and delicious paella is served. After the fun-filled activity, you head back to Playa Blanca and then return to Corralejo. What makes the trip more convenient is it also includes pickup and drop-off at your hotels/accommodation.
Catlanza Gold Family Sailing
Out with your family during your holiday? Make the most of your trip by exploring both Fuerteventura and Lanzarote through a family sailing excursion! The tour departs from Corralejo and takes you to a fun journey to Lanzarote.
Kids will definitely be entertained during the boat ride as they can enjoy sights of flying fish and dolphins along the way. To keep children passengers preoccupied and satisfied, they’re also given special bandanas and cool pirate tattoos, making them feel like they’re in a special pirate ship.
After four hours of catamaran sailing, the boat anchors at Papagayo bay which is your chance to take a relaxing dip in the waters. You can also observe the vibrant marine life underwater by snorkeling, or you can simply sunbathe under the glorious Lanzarote sunshine.
Lunch and drinks will be served here, and after lunch you can continue to enjoy your free time at the beach by indulging in some water activities. Kids can go for a jet ski ride with an instructor which will take them to an exciting adventure around the bay.
Fuerteventura boat trips
Of course, if you prefer to stay mainly in Fuerteventura during your holiday, you’ll still be spoilt for choice when it comes to activities and attractions. Among the things you can do is go to Jandia, which is one of the top places to visit in Fuerteventura.
You can go on a Jandia Express excursion to set out to the southern part of the island aboard an express bus. The bus trip itself makes for an unforgettable journey as you get to see sun-kissed sand dunes, pristine lagoons, and wonderful beach cafes along the way.
Once you get to Jandia peninsula, you’ll be captivated by the spectacular white sand beaches with vibrant turquoise waters. There you can relax on the beach by soaking up the sun or swimming, or you can also check out the nearby bars and restaurants.
Before you go, make sure to check out the local market for souvenirs and other interesting items as well as cool bargains.
Oasis Park Fuerteventura
After all the island hopping activities, take your family out to see lovely animals by visiting Fuerteventura Oasis Park. A popular attraction in the island, it’s home to the largest camel reserve in Europe and offers various interesting and entertaining animal shows.
Fuerteventura Oasis Park is the best place for children to observe various animals and learn interesting facts about them. The animal shows are a must-see here, which include the sea lion show, where you get to watch the adorable creatures dance and perform amazing jumps out of the water.
There’s also the Live Birds of Prey Show, which will take your breath away as eagles, owls, hawks, and vultures perform incredible aerial exercises around the park. Other available shows you can watch here are the Fauna Live Show and the Parrots Live Show.
Besides the animal shows, the park also offers unforgettable animal interactions. Among them is the sea lion interaction, where kids can touch the friendly creatures and keep close to them for 20 minutes. There’s also the camel safari which takes you around and outside the zoo to enjoy fascinating views of the mountain and the botanical garden.
Buggy Tour Fuerteventura
You can also explore the other side of Fuerteventura during your holiday through different jeep tours. Enjoy the best buggy tour Fuerteventura offers by going on a wild ride through narrow asphalt roads and dirt tracks.
The 4x4 vehicles will take you to Calderon volcano, the village of Oliva, the town of Lajares, the white sand beaches of Majanicho, and the Natural Lakes. The trip offers a wonderful combination of diverse nature sights and incredible landscape, which provides a different experience aside from the typical island hopping and sailing excursions.
You can also venture south of the island to see various tourist attractions such as La Pared, the Ajuy caves, and Pajara. Along the way you’ll pass amazing viewpoints where you can indulge and soak up incredible views.
During this trip you also get to learn about the locals and their livelihood. Explore Los Molinos de Tiscamanita Interpretation Center, where you can try “gofio,” which is the roasted corn flour that’s popular in the Canary Islands. You also get to visit a farm specializing in medicinal trees such as aloe vera and learn more about its benefits.
All these destinations and activities are just some of the things you can try on your Fuerteventura holiday. While they seem a lot, they barely scratch the surface, as Fuerteventura has so much more to offer for all kinds of holidaymakers.
Make sure to make the most out of your trip by conducting ample research about your desired destinations and activities before you go. While Fuerteventura is blessed with amazing weather all year-round, some activities are best enjoyed during specific seasons. Arm yourself with enough knowledge so you can enjoy your Fuerteventura holiday to the fullest! See you on the island soon!