Top Excursions in Tenerife

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Tenerife is a holiday destination that really does have it all. It has near year-round glorious weather, stunning beaches and beautiful scenery. This family friendly favourite also has many entertaining day trips and excursions to satisfy everyone’s interests. Take a look at the top excursions that the island has to offer. Teide National Park Mount Teide rises to 3,718m above sea level and is the heart of Tenerife. Teide is a UNESCO World Heritage site and comprises of a 10-mile-wide crater. There are various excursions that you can take to Mount Teide including, full day trips, half day trip and even Teide by Night. If you get chance, it is definitely worth taking the cable car ride which takes you up 1,200m above the crater floor and there you will get to take in the mesmerising views. Helicopter Tours The wonderful views that Tenerife has to offer are taken to a whole new level when seen on one of the many helicopter tours. The tours vary in price and distance, starting at 98 euros for a 20km trip covering the South Coast. Different tours offer a different perspective of the island, with tours covering beaches and canyons, as well as Los Gigantes and beyond and the Mount Teide Ultimate Tour. Submarine Safari If helicopters aren’t your thing, another ‘out of this world’ experience of Tenerife is taking a Submarine Safari. The submarines will take you down 30m and settle on the seabed, you will each have your own porthole to look through and watch various stingrays, eels, barracudas, flute fish and starfish in their natural habitat. There is also a multi-lingual experienced guide onboard to explain the different species that you will be seeing. Each passenger also receives a dive certificate, so you can prove and show off the fact that you have enjoyed this once in a lifetime experience. Medieval Night Head to San Miguel Castle for a night packed with medieval fun. Watch knights joust on horseback for the hand of the fair maiden. A fantastic night for the whole family to get involved in. On arrival you cross the drawbridge and are met by the Earl and Countess. Their minion will show you to your seats and allocate you a colour and this colour represents the side that you will support for the evening. Cheering your knight on is completely encouraged, the louder the better. You will indulge in a three-course meal with beverages during the show before moving to the bar for the post-tournament party. Siam Park Siam Park is one of the most popular attractions in Tenerife and offers something for all ages. All the rides have safety board’s advising on the age and height suitable for each one. It also covers requirements regarding any health problems that people may have. There is a dedicated children’s area as well as lazy rivers, near vertical drops and all that’s in-between. Take a break from all the fun for a bite to eat in any of the restaurants or relax on the man made beach with wave pool.