Masca boat trip whale watching – Northern Pickup

This tour is only for the bus pick-up points that come from the North.

Masca boat trip whale watching – Northern Pickup

Masca Boat Trip | Description

Masca Whale and Dolphin Watching Boat Trip

Immerse yourself in Tenerife’s incredible nature: enjoy a whale and dolphin watching catamaran cruise, marvel at the dramatic cliffs of Los Gigantes and relax on the beautiful beaches of Masca.

Having been picked up from your hotel, you’ll be taken to Puerto Colón, a harbour where you’ll board a catamaran for your adventure along the Adeje Coast. Relax and enjoy the peaceful rocking of the boat as you cruise over to an area where whales and dolphins live in the wild.

As you sail around looking for these incredible animals, you’ll learn interesting facts about the different species of marine life that inhabit the waters along the rugged cliffs of Los Gigantes.

Watch as pilot whales, common bottlenose dolphins and spotted dolphins swim alongside the catamaran to make friends – don’t forget to say hello!

After making the most of the whale and dolphin spotting experience, you’ll have the opportunity to relax and enjoy the island’s beautiful natural scenery on Masca Beach.

Admire the views, take in the warmth of the sun and cool off with a refreshing swim in the sea. The perfect end to a magical boat trip! At the end of your catamaran cruise around Masca and Los Gigantes, you’ll return to Puerto Colón from where you’ll make your way back to your departure points.

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This tour includes pick up from the main hotels in the northern of Tenerife, in Puerto de la Cruz and the hotel La Quinta in Santa Ursula. 

When booking, you must tell us the name of your accommodation so we can get in contact with you to confirm the exact pick-up time and the closest meeting point to your hotel.

This tour for bus pick up points from the north, departures on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Pick-up times vary depending on your location but generally will be between 10.30 am and 12.30 pm for the north area; and between 8.25 am and 9.40 am, or 11.25 am and 12.55 pm for the south. In the following map you can see the pick-up points map of our buses.

We recommend waiting 15 minutes before the previously mentioned timetable, as these can vary according to the traffic and / or uncommon circumstances to Freebird Catamaran.

Cancellation Policy for a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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This tour is only for the northern bus pickup points

How to book a tour

Inmediate confirmation

To reserve our Masca boat trip experience, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

You can print your voucher or use your phone to show the voucher.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Meeting point

Dock 10 or 15 of Puerto Colón, Av. de Colón 11, 38660 Playa de la Américas.

  • Adults
    Adults 63€

    Price per person. Taxes included

  • Children 5-11 years old
    Children 5-11 years old 31.50€

    Price per person. Taxes included

  • Infants
    Infants 0€

    Children under 5 years old

Freebird Catamarans operates in Tenerife, Canary Islands – Spain

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Boat trip Masca Los Gigantes highlights

Covid19 Health and Safety measures

We comply with the measures recommended by the health authorities of the Canary Islands for the fight against Covid 19.

Free cancellation up to 24 h

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded

Language: English and Spanish

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Responsible Whale Watching

We are committed to a responsible whale watching, and taking care of its natural habitat

Type of voucher

Electronic or on paper. Show the voucher on your mobile phone or on paper. Choose the format that is most comfortable and practical for you.

Masca bay Tenerife


Sunbed zone

Price €25 per sunbed - 2PAX.

Our catamarans offer a VIP Sunbed Zone with comfortable sunbeds. Relax on your bed in the sun and enjoy a privileged view at the bow of the catamaran to see the whales and dolphins in the best company.

Not included in the sales price. Sunbeds cannot be pre-booked in advance.
Will be available on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the tour.


Responsible Whalewatching

We are committed to a responsible whale watching, and taking care of its natural habitat.

Masca Boat Trip Trusted reviews

Our customers' reviews

Christine R.
Christine R.
Salisbury, England
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Booked the Freebird Gold trip with reserved sun beds and it was excellent! Lots of drinks and food included in price and a really spacious catamaran to enjoy. Seeing the school of pilot whales so close up ( sprayed us from their blowholes as they swan under the catamaran nets) was the highlight of my holiday. An experience I will never forget. Can highly recommend this trip.
Ghent, Belgium
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We had a great time and saw plenty of wales. We spotted sea turtles as well. Fun boat crew, possibility to reserve a sun bed, free drinks in the boat’s bar. Respecting nature as well. Recommended!
Tracy Allen
Tracy Allen
Glasgow, Scotland
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Went out on freebird F15 yesterday with husband and daughter. The crew were fab starting with Sue at the kiosk, nothing was any trouble and she couldn't do enough. The lunch on board exceeded our expectations it was tasty and plentiful. Got to see whales but the best for me was the cliffs of los gigantes and swimming in the sea at masca bay. Will definetely be booking again when i come back in next year
Mark Cuesta
Mark Cuesta
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Great staff, especially Marlon, who was our eyes, keeping watch for whales. All crew were friendly and a commentary in various languages was available. Please be aware, the sea life is NOT guaranteed. This isn't a theme park. Recommended for the chance to see Los Gigantes
Philip Clapham
Philip Clapham
London, England
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Great experience, the catamaran was roomy and the sun loungers were only an extra €10, which was well worth it. We went on the morning cruise (10am) and were given a ham & cheese roll which was fine. Free beer, wine, soft drinks, and water. Cornettos were €2.50. Staff were friendly and helpful, pointing out animals to see. We saw pilot whales, 2 types of dolphin, and 2 turtles! Apparently we were very lucky, as dolphins are a 50% chance and whales are 90%

Frequently Asked Questions


If you require a bus transfer for our Masca boat trip, please ensure you choose the option for a transfer when booking, from here you can select your hotel from a list.
Once you have booked, you will receive confirmation of the time and place of your pick-up, with a map included if the pick-up point differs from your hotel.

We recommend being at the pick-up point 10 minutes before the time stated, as sometimes there can be slight variations due to traffic conditions

  1. Choose the date you want to book on the booking form on this page
  2. After that, choose the hour of your excursion and the number of attendees
  3. Then, click on the green button MAKE BOOKING, and fill your personal data on the following screen of the form.
  4. In the dropdown list PICK UP POINTS, choose the hotel where you will be staying during your stay in Tenerife, and you will see the bus timetable that will pass by your hotel
  5. Then, choose the payment method you are going to use and complete the process
  6. Finally, you will receive in your email the bonus with the reservation, where you will have all the details of your excursion
  7. Print it and show it to the tour guide at the pick-up point, and at the boarding dock in Puerto Colón.
  8. Enjoy your whales and dolphins watching excursion in Tenerife!

Check our general conditions to see the policy of cancellations and modifications of reservations. If you need to cancel a booked excursion or request a refund, you must do it by sending an email to with the reservation number, name and date of the excursion.

The information of the cancellation policy of each excursion is detailed in the description of the excursion itself and in the bonus of your reservation.

Yes, the 4,5h excursion to Masca & Los Gigantes includes a lunch, usually chicken rice and salad. Soft drinks, water and beer are also included. Ice creams are not included, and have an additional cost.

Yes, you can make a last-minute booking by phone, or ask us if there are places available to make a trip on a date that is not in the booking calendar of our website.

It is not possible to use a wheelchair whilst onboard our catamarans, therefore it is very important to have some mobility to board our catamarans.
Please, contact us on indicating your specific needs before booking and then we can confirm if we can accommodate them.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist to recommend pills for motion sickness. Depending on the conditions of the sea, there are days of greater swell, and you may get dizzy.

We are entirely at your disposal from 09:00 to 19:00H, 7 days a week, and you can always contact us on: Telephone numbers: (+34) 922 716 864 By email: We hope to see you soon on one of our excursions. For now, we’d like to wish you a great holiday on Tenerife!!!
If you can not find the pickup point bus stop, or if after 10-15 minutes the bus hasn’t arrived, you should ring us on this number:
  • (+34) 922 716 864
These are also found printed on your voucher. You should identify yourself telling us which excursion you’ve booked and the pickup point where you are. In this instance we will inform you of any delay owing to traffic or another reason and we’ll solve any problem so that you can go on your excursion.

We are entirely at your disposition from 09:00 to 19:00H 7 days a week, and you can always contact us on:

Telephone numbers: (+34) 922 716 864
By email:

We hope to see you soon on one of our excursions.

For now, we’d like to wish you a great holiday on Tenerife!!!

In case there are adverse conditions, the information provided by the AEMET will be taken into account to make the decision about the cancellation of the excursion.

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Pick up in south Tenerife

If your hotel is in the south of the island, click on the following button to book your excursion with free transport from the south of Tenerife.

4.5h Masca boat trip whale watching Tenerife

Pick up Bus North