Family activities in Tenerife

Tenerife is a great destination for families with children. When they are tired of the beach why not try out some of the other attractions the island has to offer? There are activities for children of all ages to enjoy from toddlers to teens. Many are based in the south of the island and can be reached by car or by the free bus services from the major resorts. There are also a wide range of boat trips from Los Cristianos port.

Water Parks

AquaLand (Costa Adeje)

A wonderful day out for the family with great water slides, pools with artificial waves, a Dolphin Museum and much more. Very much suitable for the younger children. The highlight is the wonderful daily Dolphin show – one of the world’s best. There’s a free shuttle service from Los Cristianos and Playa de Las Americas. .

Aqualand Information

Check out the excellent YouTube Video:
Aqualand Costa Adeje Water Slides

Siam Park

One of the most exciting water parks in Europe. The park has a range of high adrenaline water rides and slides. Lots to do for non-swimmers too.

Siam Park Information

Check out the excellent YouTube Video:
Siam Park Water Slides

Animal Parks

Jungle Park - Las Aguillas

A jungle style park with more than 300 animals and 100 species. There are a number of exotic bird shows each day. The park also has a grass toboggan run and some exciting rope bridges.

Las Águilas Jungle Park Information

El Tanques Camello Centre

Ride Camels and see animals in the farm.

Camel Park Information

Monkey Park

A small scale zoo where you can interact with the animals and children are allowed to feed them!

Monkey Park Information

Loro Parque (Puerto de la Cruz)

Animal paradise for the whole family; biggest dolphin pool in Europe; the latest attraction is Katandra Treetops – jungle pathways where you can see birds in their natural habitat.

Loro Parque Information

Boat Trips

Whale and dolphin watching – wide choice of boats from Los Cristianos port including the Jolly roger a real pirate sailing ship.

Submarine Safari – a chance to watch sea life being fed at the bottom of the ocean.

Other Activities

  • Take the cable car up Mount Teide
  • Quad Safari - a range of routes to suit all abilities
  • Go-Karting – Karting Club Tenerife (Arona) or Karting Las Americas (Fanabe)
  • Forestal Park – zip wires in the trees (more accessible from the north of the island)
  • Ten-pin bowling at the MegaBowl
  • Cycle hire and organised bike tours
  • Crazy golf along the promenade
  • Full size golf courses available at Amarillo Golf, Las Americas Golf and Golf Del Sur.

There are loads of other activities available on the island including sea fishing, diving, parasailing, paintballing, jet-ski, kayaking, climbing.

Please visit:

Tenerife Activities

for information on companies that offer them.