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Lobos Island

Lobos Island

Puerto de Corralejo, Spain

The Basics

Located a short boat ride from Fuerteventura, Lobos Island is a popular day trip destination for Canary Islands visitors. Prebook round-trip ferry tickets or a water taxi and spend the day exploring the island independently, or opt for a guided experience.

Catamarans, yachts, or glass-bottomed boat cruises often include an onboard meal; some anchor offshore at Concha Beach so participants can snorkel, swim, fish, kayak, and try stand-up paddleboarding. Longer cruises combine a trip to Lobos Island with a visit to Lanzarote, Fuerteventura’s northern neighbor.

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4-Hour Sailing Tour of Lobos Island from Fuerteventura
4-Hour Sailing Tour of Lobos Island from Fuerteventura
$76.61 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Lovely way to spend 4hrs
Really great trip with a grotto of friends. Service was excellent with lots of food and drink for the full time. Would recommend!
Roisin_K, Oct 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Fuerteventura

Super chill!
John_W, Oct 2021
Visit Lobos Island with Snorkel Activity from Corralejo, Fuerteventura
The water was bluer than the sky. Super great place to chill, just wish the snorkeling would have been on a reef. We stopped in calm waters for the beginners but flippers and more interesting areas would have made a better experience.
Nice experience
Simone_C, Sep 2021
Private Boat Tour to Lobos Island from Corralejo
If you wish a real esperienze like a sailor you have to Go with them. Live the sea in the correct way!!!
Wonderful sailing moments !!
Thierry_K, Sep 2021
Private Boat Tour to Lobos Island from Corralejo
Great sailing team!! With good homemade food, fresh and healthy! Saw lots of marine life where we stopper at.
Well organized, complying...
Ana_V, Aug 2021
Round-Trip Ferry Ticket from Corralejo + Lobos Island entry, Fuerteventura
Well organized, complying with security measures It was a nice trip and kids enjoyed it a lot I.would recommend it, also diving if possible
Shar-b, Jul 2021
Sailing Catamaran Experience to Lobos Island
Amazing trip, from the sailing prt untill the ankering. You get lots of options on where to sit on the boat and also when it ankers what to do.. Snorkeling, kayakking or paddleboarding. Great for everybody, couples, kids or loners. The crew is friendly and excited! Will book again when im there🤩
Emma_B, Jul 2021
Sailing tour around the Lobos Island Natural Park / 4h
Had an amazing sailing trip. We actually did some sailing instead of motoring all the way. Captain and crew were great, very hospitable. They took pictures, made a great lunch and knew much about the history of the island.
Amazing birthday trip to Lobos
Mirka, Jun 2021
Sailing Catamaran Experience to Lobos Island
Me and my boyfriend had such a fantastic day on the boat! The staff is entertaining, welcoming and they even surprised me with a bottle of sparking wine for my birthday. Very recommended! Thank you again guys!
3 hour sailing trip to Lobos
Addie_M, Jun 2021
3-Hour Small-Group Sailing Tour around the Lobos Island
Beautiful boat, lovely company. Julian and Alvaro were so welcoming and looked after us very well. It was our last day and was a great way to get some sun, and fun with some great people.
Ziyad_R, May 2021
4-Hour Sailing Tour of Lobos Island from Fuerteventura
Great tour and very fantastic crew thats make the trip very nice with open drinks on board beer, cola and wine. Multi water activities.
Very relaxing
Susanne, May 2021
4-Hour Sailing Tour of Lobos Island from Fuerteventura
Very relaxing catamaran tour and a lot of fun ! Kajaks and Subs provided. Professional and great crew.
Great time with a great crew
Anton_S, Aug 2021
Private Boat Tour to Lobos Island from Corralejo
Fantastic trip, first time on a sailboat and loved the experience. Seeing the crew in action with the wind was amazing. The area we stopped in at Lobos was absolutely amazing as well, with an absolute ton of fishes.
Great fun!
Joanna_W, Oct 2020
Isla de Lobos Water Taxi from Fuerteventura
The best way to travel to Lobos Island. Great experience and good fun! Friendly and professional staff! Truly recommend!

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Lobos Island is ideal for active travelers and anyone seeking peace and quiet.

  • Hikers should stick to signposted routes to help protect the landscape.

  • Snorkeling equipment, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards are usually included in sightseeing cruise packages.

  • Bring water, sunscreen, and a hat—there is very little shade on the island.

  • Restrooms are located at the visitor center. There’s a small restaurant in the island’s only settlement, El Puertito.

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How to Get There

Lobos Island is just 1 mile (2 kilometers) north of Fuerteventura. Ferries depart from Corralejo on the north coast of Fuerteventura several times a day. Water taxis also depart from Corralejo. The journey typically takes around 15 minutes.

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When to Get There

Boats depart for Lobos Island year-round. Between November and May, the weather—though fine for hiking—can be variable and too cold for sunbathing at times. July and August are the warmest and busiest months; even then, though, Lobos Island remains peaceful and uncrowded.

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Hiking on Lobos Island

Hiking is one of Lobos Island’s main draws. There are several paths—all have signs indicating the listed attractions. For a short walk, take a 10-minute stroll from the wharf to La Concha Beach (Playa de la Caldera). If you want to go farther, follow the path north toward the lighthouse; look out for the Caldera Mountain (Montaña de la Caldera), which, at more than 394 feet (120 meters), is the tallest point on the island.

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