Activities in Lanzarote

Lanzarote has a wide range of outdoor activities for you to enjoy every day to the fullest and in a totally different way. From boat trips to the neighbouring islands of La Graciosa or Fuerteventura, to excursions on luxury catamarans with food on board, trips to the Timanfaya National Park or sunsets at sea, you can enjoy each of the options offered by the island with the certainty that whatever you choose, you won’t regret it.


If you like sailing, you can’t miss the opportunity offered by Lanzarote to cross to the incredible island of La Graciosa, a unique place where tranquillity prevails and invites you to disconnect from your worries. The Ferry to La Graciosa departs from Órzola, a village located in the north of Lanzarote and in only 25 minutes is able to cross to Caleta de Sebo, La Graciosa. The ferry has toilets and WiFi service on board. Here you can book your Ferry to La Graciosa.

The second possibility to sail from Lanzarote is the Ferry to Fuerteventura. A service that departs from the pier of Playa Blanca, in the south of the island, and in just 30 minutes is able to cross to Corralejo, located in the north of the neighbouring island. The modern ferry put into service in 2021 has toilets, bar service and WiFi on board to provide you with a travel experience tailored to your needs. We recommend that you enjoy the journey seated on the open deck so you won’t miss out on anything during the trip. Here you can book your ferry to Fuerteventura.


Here is a list of the best excursions you can do on the island aboard boats and catamarans. You can’t leave Lanzarote without having had at least one of these experiences on the high seas with your partner or friends. The vast majority of travellers recommend them as the best activities to do on the island.

  • Sail along the beaches of Papagayo on a luxury catamaran: Enjoy an unforgettable day aboard a catamaran touring the best beaches on the island. This excursion includes pick up service from your hotel, paella on board the boat, open bar of beer, water or sangria and you can do water activities such as swimming and kayaking. We recommend you an excellent option to do this excursion with a reliable and professional company, access their website from this link.

  • Enjoy an unforgettable day aboard a catamaran sailing to La Graciosa: This excursion includes pick-up service from your hotel, paella on board and open bar. You can enjoy an incredible day aboard a catamaran sailing along the coast of La Graciosa, swimming and kayaking with your partner and friends.  We also include a stop in the village of Caleta de Sebo so you can get to know this incredible place. What are you waiting for? Book your catamaran trip to La Graciosa now and enjoy an unforgettable day!
  • Enjoy a sunset cruise: cruise along the coast of Puerto del Carmen, let yourself be carried away by the sound of the sea while you enjoy the sunset aboard a beautiful cruise and enjoy the exquisite mojito included in this excursion. Really a perfect plan to end an excellent day with your partner. Book your sunset cruise in Lanzarote and let yourself be carried away by an exceptional experience.


  • Escape to Fuerteventura: If you are a restless traveller with a great desire to know, we recommend the possibility of crossing to Fuerteventura by boat and visit the Natural Park of the Dunes located on the neighbouring island. There is a guided tour that will allow you to visit a picturesque fishing village, El Cotillo, go shopping in Corralejo and enjoy some free time in these Majorero spots. At the end of the tour you will be taken to the Natural Park located in Corralejo, an incredible landscape where you will not be able to distinguish where the incredible dunes of this paradisiacal island end. Book your trip to Fuerteventura now and make sure you have an unforgettable day.
  • Timanfaya National Park: Without a doubt the volcanoes are one of the main attractions of the island and there is no better way to get to know them than by visiting the Timanfaya National Park and learning all about the history of the eruptions that have occurred on the island. You will learn about the incredible history of what happened on Lanzarote and marvel at the incredible volcanic landscapes. To access the park you can do it on your own from 9:00hs to 16:30hs or hire guided tours where they will tell you in more detail everything that happened and what you will see in the park. Inside you can have lunch in their restaurant or take camel rides through the park. 
  • Jameos del Agua: A Jameo is the hole produced as a result of the collapse of the roof of a volcanic tube. In the Jameos del Agua you can enjoy the incredible transformation that Cesar Manrique has made of this site to turn it into an incredible place full of magic.  On your visit you will find an amphitheatre, a restaurant, a swimming pool and the existence of an exclusive species of white crabs. Without a doubt you can’t leave Lanzarote without visiting this incredible place.
  • Cueva de los verdes: Walk through a 1 kilometre long volcanic tube originated by the eruptions of the La Corona Volcano. The tube has been conditioned for all types of travellers, which will allow you to enjoy this experience with your family. This visit will really leave you amazed and is another of Lanzarote’s must-visits when it comes to places to visit.