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Jet Ski in Tenerife

Hit the waters of the Atlantic Ocean on a jet ski ride! Experience the thrill of riding a jet ski along the most beautiful coast of the island.

The south coast of Tenerife offers excellent conditions for a jet ski tour, exploring the natural wonders of the coast. Ride the waves to reach the cliffs' hidden bays, where many marine animals such as dolphins and turtles live.

What are the best places to go jet skiing in Tenerife?

The best area to go on a jet ski is the south coast of Tenerife. On the south side of Tenerife, there are marine reserves where you can see dolphins and turtles as well as visit inlets, caves and cliffs.

Where is it possible to rent a jet ski in Tenerife?

Most of the jet ski rentals in Tenerife are located in the tourist resorts of the south coast: Los Cristianos, Costa Adeje, Playa de las Americas, Las Galletas, Marina San Miguel de Abona.

Are there guided jet ski tours in Tenerife?

Yes, on the south coast of Tenerife, there are jet ski tours that include a guide who will accompany you for the tour duration. In particular, we highlight these three jet ski tours, which are among the best available.

Jet ski safari in South Tenerife

Hit the waters of the Atlantic Ocean at high speed on a thrilling jet ski adventure. Explore the caves and coves of the south coast of Tenerife.

Make your way to the initial meeting point of the activity in Puerto Colon in Playa de las Americas (Costa Adeje) for an introduction to jet ski safety. Follow the guide on a jet ski to reach the cliffs in the south of Tenerife: you will see coves and caves that can only be reached from the sea. You will encounter dolphins and sea turtles along the way.

South Tenerife tour by jet ski

Hop on a jet ski to explore the south coast of Tenerife. This jet ski tour departs from the port of San Miguel. Your guide will give safety instructions before setting off on the tour.

The itinerary includes Tenerife's south coast, including the Red Mountain, the Punta Rasca lighthouse and the Adeje area. You will pass through a protected marine area where many marine animals such as dolphins and turtles live. There will also be time for a stop, a dive and snorkeling.

1 hour guided tour with double jet ski safari in Tenerife

Take a guided jet ski tour along the Costa Adeje coastline. This tour is very interesting as the price is for a whole group of up to 4 people. If you are two couples, the tour will be relatively cheap.

The activity begins with safety explanations. Then you will follow your guide in the direction of Playa San Juan or Los Cristianos, depending on the weather conditions.

Is it possible to rent a jet ski in Tenerife without tours?

Yes, it is possible to rent a jet ski and drive it independently.

What is the best season to go jet skiing in Tenerife?

The best season is definitely summer. However, Tenerife enjoys an excellent climate in all seasons and it is, therefore, possible to go on a jet ski even in winter.

How much does it cost to ride a jet ski in Tenerife?

The price of a jet ski tour in Tenerife varies according to the duration and type.

  • Jet ski tours along the south coast of Tenerife cost from € 40 to € 70 for one hour and over € 100 per person for 2 hours.
  • Renting a jet ski can be cheaper, but it hovers on comparable prices to tours.

How long does a jet ski tour last in Tenerife?

Most jet ski tours last one hour. By jet ski, you move quite quickly and therefore you can reach places of interest in a few minutes. Some tours last 2 hours.

If you want to rent a jet ski without a tour, there are offers for 20 minutes, 40 minutes and 60 minutes.

Is it necessary to have a license to drive a jet ski in Tenerife?

If you rent your jet ski from an authorized renter, you don't need a driving license. You will have to follow all the instructions that the renter will give you regarding the areas where you can go.

If you want to drive your own jet ski, you will need a valid driving license.

What is the minimum age to rent a jet ski in Tenerife?

The minimum age to rent and ride a jet ski varies between 16 and 18 years. If you are under the age of 18, the presence and signature of a parent may be required to assume responsibility. It is good to communicate the age of the driver to the tour operator after booking.

Is it possible to take children on a jet ski in Tenerife?

Yes, children can board a jet ski as passengers, provided they are old enough to stand securely on the jet ski. The minimum age varies according to the tour operators but is around 10 years old.

Furthermore, the parents must be present, as they will have to sign the assumption of responsibility for the children.

How many people can go on a jet ski in Tenerife?

The maximum number of people depends on the watercraft model, but it is usually two. If you are alone, you may be mated with another person to get on the same jet ski, in case you buy a guided tour.

Is it dangerous to go jet skiing in Tenerife?

Driving a jet ski can only be dangerous if you reach high speeds and take risky maneuvers. A jet ski can easily reach 100 kilometers per hour, and the vibrations are significant at that speed.

If you are not experienced in driving motorcycles and vehicles, it is best to book a guided tour. In this way, the guide will give you information about the jet ski's functioning and its correct use in safety. To avoid accidents, keep a safe distance from other boats and the coast. Always wear a life jacket.

Which safety devices are needed to ride a jet ski in Tenerife?

During the entire duration of the tour or jet ski rental in Tenerife, you will need to use a life jacket.

How do you dress to go on a jet ski in Tenerife?

You can dress as you like, even just in a swimsuit. The life jacket provides a minimum of protection against the air. On colder days you can dress in heavier clothes.

Which other water activities can be done in Tenerife?

Tenerife is a little gem for outdoor activities and sports lovers. Plenty of water activities can be tried on the island, as well as land excursions in the center of the island.

  • Boat trips and tours. Visit the shores of the island on a fantastic catamaran trip. You can also go in search of whales.
  • Snorkeling. Hop on a boat or kayak to discover Tenerife's best places to snorkel, watching turtles, fish and dolphins in their natural habitat.
  • Whale watching. If you would like to see whales up close, Tenerife is one of the few places in Europe where this is possible. Do not miss the opportunity!
  • Stargazing. Tenerife offers excellent conditions for stargazing. In fact, Mount Teide houses an observatory. Try a night tour to discover a starry sky as you've never seen before.
  • Scuba diving. Try a scuba diving course to explore the depths of Tenerife and see the inhabitants of the sea up close.
  • Kayaking. Take an ecological kayak tour to explore the bays and caves of the south coast of Tenerife! You will see sea turtles and dolphins.
  • Quad tours. Discover the Teide National Park on an adventurous quad bike tour on dirt trails.

Travel tips

To make the most of your jet ski experience in Tenerife, here are some travel tips:

  • If this is your first time renting a jet ski, it may be a good idea to book a guided tour.
  • Watch out for other boats - the coast of Tenerife can be quite busy.
  • Book your jet ski tour online so you can compare prices from different operators.
  • Arrive at the meeting point 20 minutes early to have time to prepare.