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Dolphin and whale watching in Gran Canaria

Enjoy a dolphin trip on board the catamaran to watch more than 30 species of Sea mammals, including dolphins and whales, native to Gran Canaria. GUARANTEE: If no dolphins are seen during the tour, we will give you a ticket for a free tour on another day.

Appreciate the different species of dolphins and whales, only a few miles offshore in Gran Canaria´s waters.
Dolphin and whale sightseeing in Gran Canaria
Watch the dolphins in their natural surroundings, jumping, hunting or just playing in the water trail of the Catamaran. You can observe these sea mammals from all angles and through the glass bottom of our boat.
dolphin boat trip in Las Palmas
During the trip, our staff on board is happy to inform you about the different species of cetaceans you will see and their characteristics.
Dolphin trip with children in Gran Canaria
The team of the catamaran has put special emphasis on the security, comfort and environmentally-friendly construction and its objective: the observation of sea mammals. Both hulls of the catamaran are glass galleries from where you can fulfill your dream of seeing many whales and dolphins in their natural habitat.

The boat also has an underwater camera and underwater hydrophones to hear the dolphins and whales as they communicate, and other technological devices that enable the location of cetaceans.
swim with dolphins in Gran Canaria
cetacean sighting in Gran Canaria
We offer you a special guarantee. In case you do not see any dolphins or other sea mammals during the excursion, they will issue you a voucher for this tour which you may repeat at any time.

Recommendations to enjoy the trip:

  • Sunscreen, also for lips (sea breeze and sun)
  • Medication against sea sickness (if applicable)
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes, sunhat
  • Sun Glasses
  • Video Recorder and Cameras.

Our clients' latest comments

Lily N.October 2021

An essential thing to do in Gran Canaria. I’m from Gran Canaria and I thought that this boat trip was only for tourists, but when I went with a group of friends, I was so excited to see dolphins so close to our coast.

Alexandra A.October 2021

You can’t miss it. If you are staying in Puerto Rico or the southern area, you absolutely must go to the Spirit of the Sea.

Alex C.October 2021

Perfect for going with friends or family. I went with some friends who had already been on this boat and who had convinced me to go with them. I was so shocked to see more than three types of dolphins during the trip. Incredible.

Nicole A.October 2021

Definitely something you’ll want to do again. This is the third year that I’ve gone on the boat to see the dolphins, and I have always seen at least one pod of dolphins. I don’t think I’d ever get tired of seeing them.

Paige K.A.October 2021

Very exciting. We had gone 2 days before to Palmitos Park to see the dolphins and we loved it, but on the Spirit we could see them in their habitat, swimming and jumping. Nature at its finest.

Charles L.October 2021

Very exciting. We came to Las Palmas on a cruise and had enough time to go on the boat and enjoy a marvellous experience watching the dolphins leaping around near the boat.

Imogen H.September 2021

Spectacular to see the dolphins leaping so close to the boat. I don’t remember what kind of dolphins they were, but they approached the boat and swam nearby for some time. Highly recommended.

Owen F.H.September 2021

Exciting. I didn’t think that we would be seeing so many dolphins together. It was very exciting to see them jump so close to the boat.

Daisy I.September 2021

Stunning. We were surrounded by more than 100 dolphins for 10 minutes.

Edward P.L.September 2021

You should go to see the dolphins if you go to Gran Canaria. I went with my children and my wife because they told us we would definitely see them, and if not then they would give us a ticket to see them on another day, so it was completely guaranteed. We saw many dolphins and even a turtle very close by. It seemed incredible to us that they were only a few miles from the coast.

David V.September 2021

Spectacular for whale watching. I went with the intention of seeing dolphins, since that was what they guaranteed, but I was lucky enough to also see a whale. It was one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen in my life.

EilidhSeptember 2021

We saw a mother and baby bright whale close to the boat towards the end of our trip which was such an amazing experience. The staff were very helpful and informative and it was easy to park right T the marina. All in all a very successful trip.

FrazerSeptember 2021

Saw dolphins first time. Worthwhile!! We only had to travel 15 minutes out to sea and then had dolphins all around the boat for the next 20 minutes. Amazing adventure. Some incredible pictures taken. ?



Joe H.D.September 2021

Brilliant. I have already gone on this trip 4 times and I’ll do it again as soon as I can.

Mia Z.E.September 2021

Fantastic, but be careful if you get seasick. To see the dolphins you have to leave the coastal area and the boat moves around quite a bit. Although I loved the trip, I saw some people vomiting and having a bad time.

Deborah A.September 2021

Excellent value- We loved the dolphin trip and saw two pods of dolphins. It was wonderful to see them in their natural environment.

DionneSeptember 2021

Good trip well organized. Hotel pick up from playa del ingles on time. We did see dolphins which was brilliant and worth it fir us as we didn't suffer sea sickness the crew were very good on board telling us which type of dolphins that we saw etc. However if u have small children please be aware that the sea journey is rough at times children and adults were being sick And were really bad !! we took anti sea sickness tablets which did help a bit but still felt queasy at times the crew handed out sick bags snd were helpful but think again if you have children or are inclined towards motion sickness it really isn't worth it if you do . smoking is allowed at the back if the boat which in my opinion should be stopped it didn't help at all if you are feeling or being sick



Luis C.D.August 2021

Amazing if you do not get seasick. It was incredible to see two different types of dolphin so close, but there were some people close to me who were seasick and had quite a bad time. It was a unique experience.

Rhys P.August 2021

Highly recommended. We saw a ton of dolphins that swam right next to the boat for several minutes.

Chelsea A.August 2021

No need to go to Norway. There are whales in Gran Canaria too! Although we just saw a whale’s spray, they told us that other times more can be seen. What we were able to see were many, many dolphins.

Abbie H.August 2021

Lovely. We saw 2 different types of dolphins, hundreds of them, and mothers with their calves.

Christopher W.H.August 2021

Impressive. I didn’t know that we were going to see so many dolphins so close to the coast. Great boat and great service.

Robert N.August 2021

Stunning. I had read in other comments that this was an ideal trip for whale-watching, and although I didn’t see any, it was worthwhile for seeing the dolphins.

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The catamaran has its base in the harbor of Puerto Rico (Puerto Base), in the Southwest of Gran Canaria.

If you are staying in a hotel in Bahía Feliz, San Agustin, Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas or Meloneras, you can choose, when booking (under “additional services”), the shuttle from your hotel for an additional 6 euros. 


In which languages is the tour conducted?
We conduct our activity in Spanish, English, German, and Dutch.

Are you able to accommodate people in wheelchairs?

Where does the activity take place? Do you pick me up? Where is the pick-up point?
The activity’s departure is in Puerto Base, in Puerto Rico
We have pick-up areas in Bahia Feliz, San Agustin, Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas and Meloneras for bookings made at least 24 hours in advance. When booking, in step 1 select “pick-up at the hotel” under “additional services.” In step 2, select the location where you are staying and a point of reference in order to indicate the time of pick-up and the pick-up point.

What does the activity include?
-water and refreshments
-guide in Spanish, English, German and Dutch.
Any recommendations?
-Weather-appropriate clothing and footwear
-medicine if you are seasick

What happens if we don’t see dolphins during the tour?
If no dolphins are seen during the tour, we will give you a ticket for a free tour on another day. The amount of the ticket is not refunded.

How soon should I arrive at the boat’s ticket office?
You should be at boat’s ticket office at least 15 minutes before the departure of the tour.

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