Freebird Catamaran offers exclusive 3h or 4.5h all-inclusive whale-watching tours with swim breaks in South Tenerife, Masca & Los Gigantes.
Hotel transfers are included from both South and North Tenerife. Tour packages consist of unlimited beer, soft drinks, water and a tasty lunch with local flavors.
It’s is a comfy modern sailboat that offers great 360-degree views of the surroundings. You can move around freely on the deck to spot dolphins and whales.
3-hour whale-watching tour is around the Costa Adeje area, departing at 10:00. There is also a swim break near Diego Hernández beach.
4.5-hour Masca & Los Gigantes tour, which travels further, departs at 13:15. You will see the Cliffs of Los Gigantes and have a swim break near Masca Beach.
In both tours, you can see pilot whales, bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic spotted dolphins, turtles, and many other types of marine life.
|🕒 3h Tour:
|Every day from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
|🕓 4,5h Tour:
|Every day from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
|Transfer, lunch, water, soft drinks, beer
|Whale watching, swim breaks, luxury catamaran
In 2024, Freebird catamaran price is €41 for 3 hours Costa Adeje tour, €54 for 4,5 hours Masca & Los Gigantes tour. Children between 5-11 years are discounted and under 5 years are free.
These rates includes hotel transfers, lunch, unlimited water, soft drinks and beer.
|3hr Costa Adeje Tour
|4,5hr Masca & Los Gigantes Tour
|4,5hr Masca & Los Gigantes From North Tenerife
Company Freebird operates three catamarans. Freebird One is the flagship and the largest. Freebird F13 and F15 join daily tours based on the number of people booked. All catamarans can be booked privately.
|Up to 196 people
|40 (20 double beds)
|Up to 110 people
|24 (12 double beds)
|Up to 110 people
|24 (12 double beds)
Note: These are the maximum legal capacities of the boats. Customer happiness is crucial for Freebird, and the number of people on the boats is always limited. The company stops sales to ensure everyone has ample space and can enjoy their day.
Freebird ensures a smooth start to your adventure with comfy air-conditioned buses that directly drop you off at the harbor. Hotel transfers are free of charge.
Pick-up points are available on both the south and north sides of the island. You can check the table below for pick-up times for 3-hour and 4,5-hour tours.
|3 Hour Tour
|4,5 Hour Tour
|Golf del Sur
|Playa de las Américas
|Puerto de la Cruz
Once you’ve hopped on the catamaran, friendly crew is ready to welcome you aboard. These are sail boats, so when wind conditions are good, boat will sail without using engines. If there’s no wind, there won’t be high motor sounds as boats have quiet engines.
Catamarans have an open bar, seating areas, sunbeds, bathrooms. They are also equipped with showers with fresh water. There is a platform at the back to make getting in and out of the sea super easy.
In 3-hour tour, you will have a refreshing swimming stop near Diego Hernandez beach. While catamaran sails smoothly, you will have multiple chances to spot whales and dolphins.
This is an all-inclusive tour package with beer, soft drinks, water and a light sandwich.
In the 4.5-hour tour, you will sail along the beautiful South coast of Tenerife to spot whales & dolphins. You will take a refreshing swim break at Masca Beach, and enjoy the view of Los Gigantes cliffs.
This is a longer cruise, offering more chances to see whales and dolphins. Boat crew will keep an eye out for whales as your cruise and inform you when they spot them.
A satisfying lunch on board (Rice with vegetables, chicken meatballs, bread and banana) will be served. Drinks like beer, soft drinks and water are included and unlimited.
After the tour is over, catamaran returns back to Puerto Colón. On the way back you can enjoy views of La Gomera Island and if weather conditions allow, Teide Mountain. After reaching to the harbour, you will get a ride back to your hotel with transfer busses.
We’ve created a map to show the sights of the 3hr and 4,5hr catamaran cruises. Blue route is for three hours whale watching route and red route is Masca & Los Gigantes route.
Click on the link for an interactive version of the map.
Cost of Tenerife Freebird boat trip is 41 EUR for adults, 20,5 EUR for children between the ages 5 and 11, and free for children under five years old in 2024.
Freebird boats depart from and return to Puerto Colón in Costa Adeje, Tenerife.
Certainly, catamaran crew will provide insightful information. Information will be about cetacean species. It will cover details such as customs, food and migrations and their natural habitat. Information is provided in both English and Spanish.
You have chance to observe pilot whales, bottlenose dolphins, spotted dolphins, and turtles. While it’s not guaranteed, there’s a 99% chance of encountering them.
Most of the time they swim alongside the boat to greet and say hello to you.
Choosing the 4.5-hour tour enhances your likelihood of encountering majestic whales and playful dolphins. Also allows for a more immersive and extended experience.
If you prefer a shorter boat trip, you can choose the 3-hour tour. It offers a brief but exciting adventure, making the most of your limited time.
Whichever option you take, you can be sure that your day will be good. Freebird catamaran cruise is one of the most popular excursion in Tenerife.
Absolutely, vegetarian and gluten-free options are offered. Just let us know your preferences at the time of booking.
Sunbeds cannot be reserved in advance. They are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the tour.
Wheelchairs cannot be accommodated on board the catamarans. Therefore, it is essential to have some mobility for boarding.
Remember to bring sun protection for your face, lips, and body. Sunglasses and a hat are advisable for extra protection. Additionally, pack a bathing suit, towel, comfortable clothes and shoes.
If you are prone to seasickness, take necessary precautions. Seas around the Canary Islands can be wavy on some days. On cloudy days, consider wearing warm clothes. Don’t forget a video or photo camera to capture the beautiful moments.
If you arrive by car, it’s recommended to come in advance. There are limited parking spaces available in Puerto Colon.