Top 10 Water Sports And Activities In Fuerteventura, Spain - Updated 2023

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Looking to get your mind off things? There is no better way to do it than to visit the beautiful Canary Island, Fuerteventura. Located in Spain, It’s known primarily as a holiday destination due to its pristine coastline with emerald green waters and white-sand beaches. Fuerteventura is a paradise for anyone who loves water sports; windsurfers will enjoy the outstanding waves and winds, scuba-divers explore the spectacular sea beds and for the fishermen, there are a large number of sedentary species such as blue fish and amber jacks that are fished throughout the year. Worry not if you do not have an idea on where to start, we went out of our way and got you a list of amazing sea activities to make your stay in Fuerteventura a joy, so go through and have your pick.

1. Private sunset sailing charter for couples (from USD 162.0)

Looking to give your loved one a date of a lifetime? Depart in the evening and sail into the sunset with them in a romantic private boat charter to Lobos Island. Pop some wine and relax on the deck as you traverse through the sparkling turquoise waters. Go ashore at Playa de la Concha and break a sweat as you enjoy your favorite aquatic sport, then finally enjoy a delicious Canarian dinner as you watch the sun set.

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Private Sunset Sailing Charter for Couples from Corralejo

Duration: 4 hours

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2. Sailing tour of Lobos Island from Fuerteventura (from USD 70.0)

Experience the natural wonders of Fuerteventura on this half-day tour to Lobos Island. Enjoy a thrilling ride on a classy speedboats and catch a glimpse of the spectacular sea lagoons on the south of Lobos Island, then stop at Concha Beach to enjoy your favorite water sport, which includes feeding the fish by hand if you are a snorkeling enthusiast. The four-hour sailing tour includes a brunch for the morning team or fruit sticks and champagne for the afternoon team.

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Half-Day Sailing Tour of Lobos Island from Fuerteventura

Duration: 4 hours

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3. Stand up paddle course in Caleta de Fuste (from USD 37.0)

Enjoy two hours of a stand up paddle beginner course on flat water in Caleta de Fuste. Learn everything about paddle surfing, like how to control both the board and the paddle under supervision, and become a pro in two hours. All materials are inclusive in the package and all you need to carry is an adventurous spirit and be able to swim.

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1,5-Hour Beginners Stand Up Paddle Course in Caleta de Fuste

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

3 reviews

4. Guided snorkeling experience (from USD 37.0)

This is an activity that will let you explore Caleta de Fuste, one of the best beaches in the island of Fuerteventura and is ideal for both experienced and novice snorkelers. You get to experience the magical colors of the undersea world and see an array of fish, face masks, fins and neoprene suits. This tour will include a trip in a boat to the snorkeling area, mask, the diving tube, the neoprene suit and the fins, and you will be in the safe hands of a professional instructor.

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Caleta de Fuste Small-Group Guided Snorkeling Experience

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

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5. Scuba diving baptism in Caleta de Fuste (from USD 103.0)

Embark on an underwater adventure like no other when you sign in to this introductory scuba diving class. The two-hour course includes diving instructions, practical diving lessons in a swimming pool and finally, you get to do a 20-feet (6-meter) dive at Caleta de Fuste’s beach. Enjoy seeing the exciting local marine fauna in their natural habitat as you have an unforgettable experience of scuba diving in the sea. Get your photo taken for remembrance sake!

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Scuba Diving Baptism in Caleta de Fuste

Duration: 2 hours

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6. Glass bottom catamaran cruise with lunch (from USD 39.0)

Enjoy a full-day glass bottom catamaran cruise ride, watch fish through the underwater windows, and scan the seas for dolphins. Anchor at a beautiful cove of the Isla de Lobos (Wolves Island), watch the Sea Lions, admire the beauty of the island and enjoy a savory traditional lunch on board, all inclusive in the package.

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Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Los Lobos Glass-Bottom Cruise

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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7. Surfing course in Northern Fuerteventura (from USD 54.0)

For half a day, learn the basics of surfing in Fuerteventura’s paradise beaches with a certified instructor. This trip is ideal for both experienced and novice surfers and includes complimentary shuttle service from your hotel to the point of training and back, and guarantees personal attention since the group will be small. Get in and you will be hitting the waves quit literally in about 30 to 40 minutes.

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1-Day Surfing Course in Northern Fuerteventura

Duration: 1 day

8. Kitesurfing (from USD 165.0)

Who doesn’t love the wind blowing up a kite? If you are looking to take that kite into the water, then kite surfing is just the sport for you. Enjoy this wind-powered water sport that uses a kite and a board to propel you across the water on the wonderful Costa Calma, Matas Blancas beach. No need to worry about beginner lessons, GetYourGuide offers you a three-hour beginner course with highly trained and professional guides and within these three hours, you be gliding across and flying over the water like you were born to do this.

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Fuerteventura: 3-Hour Beginner Kitesurfing Lesson

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9. Fuerteventura Oasis Park and Sea Lion Experience (from USD 88.0)

fuerteventura oasis park and sea lion experience

Did you know that the Peru people worship the Sea Lions? Or that these gentle intelligent creatures can perform tricks for a crowd? You will get introduced to the exotic sea creatures with a 20-minute encounter. You will get to learn more about these amazing Sea Lions, be the center of their attention as they move around you, learn how their bodies are designed to move in water and at the end of this amazing experience, you may get a goodbye kiss!

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Fuerteventura Oasis Park and Sea Lion Experience Tickets

Duration: Wheelchair accessible

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10. Aqualava Waterpark admission with pick-up & drop-off (from USD 26.72)

aqualava waterpark admission with pick-up & drop-off

Looking to splash, swim, slide and play in the water with family? Book this amazing trip to the Aqualava Waterpark in Playa Blanca. Get your adrenaline rushing at the slides and ramps at Timam Fire, or just float in the water at Magma River. Then after, enjoy a scoop of ice cream at the Timi Kitchen Restaurant.

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Aqualava Waterpark Admission with Pick-up & Drop-off

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Incredible beaches await you

Still not convinced that this is where you want to be? Imagine yourself bathed in the sun, walking at the sea shore and viewing the endless beach area with crystal clear water—amazing right? Start planning!

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