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Lobos Island Boat Trip

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Lobos Island Boat Trip
  • Cetaceans
  • Fish
  • Lagoon
  • Isla Lobos
  • Beach
  • The Lighthouse
  • Dasyatis pastinaca
  • Trekk
  • Walking tour
  • Isla Lobos
  • The Lighthouse
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55.00 €

  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before service.
  • We visit: Lobos Island

Description of this tour

Join us on this half day excursion to discover Lobos, a paradise island located just 2 kilometres (1 mile) north of the island of Fuerteventura.

Once you get to Lobos, you will discover a virgin island of about 6 km² where you can explore the small town, go hiking, go to the old lighthouse, swim in the natural emerald pools, and enjoy pristine beaches and crystal clear lagoons.

Departures:

Tuesdays and Thursdays ( Saturdays only in summer)

Timetable: 10:00 - 15:00 (5h aprox.) 

10:00 - Departure from Marina of Puerto del Carmen

10:00 - 11:30 (duration 1:30h) Lobos - The dolphin route

11:30 - Arrival in Lobos

11:30 - 14:00 (duration 2:30h) Free time in Lobos

14:00 - Departure from Lobos

14:00 - 14:40 (duration 0:40h) Return to Playa Blanca

14:40 - Bus return to hotel 

Included: 

Transfer from Hotel and boat trips

Picnic-Lunch and drinks. 

Prices:

Adults € 59

Children € 35

We pick you up at the rearest bus-stop from your hotel and take you to the Marina of Puerto del Carmen where we board the speedboat to enjoy a 1.5 hour journey to reach the island of Lobos. 

During the trip, the crew will give you detailed information about the cetacean species that you will be able to see. Although whale watching is not guaranteed, this excursion has a high percentage of success.

On arrival you will find the visitor centre where you can pick up general information about the small island. The small island has splendid bathing areas such as La Concha Beach, with its yellow sand, totally sheltered from the waves, and el Puertito where you can enjoy the wonderful clear waters. 

A great chance to see wild and free *dolphins. Although sightings are not 100% guaranteed.

Lobos Island is a very small island measuring only about 4.58 km2 . It lies off the north east of the island of Fuerteventura. The two islands are separated by La Bocayna strait, which has a maximum depth of 30 metres. The island can be seen clearly from Corralejo.

It owes its name to the fact that in the past monk seals (also known as sea lions) lived on this island. Today they are totally extinct on the island.

The small island is part of the Corralejo Dunes Natural Park. It is home to more than 130 plant species and several bird species; of particular note are the herring gull, the bustard (at certain times of the year) and the Cory’s shearwater. The sea bed is an area of underwater reserve and contains considerable ecological wealth. The highest point (123 m) is at La Caldera

In the eastern half of the island there are numerous hornitos, mounds known as “little ovens” (often circular in shape and rising to a peak), an attractive and singular feature of the landscape.

Recent archaeological findings have concluded that Ancient Rome established a (possibly seasonal) settlement in the island, related with the obtention of purple dye.

We visit

  • Lobos Island

Details

Included in the price

Transfer from Hotel.

Free time on Lobos. 
Picnic-Lunch and drinks. 

Our recommendation for this excursion

Bathing suit, towel and sunscreen

Warm clothes (during the trip by boat the thermal sensation drops)

Cancelation policy

In case of receiving your request for cancellation more than 48 hours in advance regarding the time of collection of the service you wish to cancel, you will be refunded the full amount. If the cancellation occurs less than 48 hours before the scheduled time for the service you wish to cancel, no amount will be refunded.