- Week on the boat
- Diving localities
They are sometimes called Lucky Islands as well, probably thanks to the subtropical climate and beaches covered with black sand. These Spanish islands are located in the eastern Atlantic, not far away from northwestern Africa. You can admire bushy forests, but also wide sandy desert areas on the Canary Islands.
Seven biggest islands – Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera a El Hierro belong to the most luxurious destinations and are visited by more than 12 million tourists every year. People come to taste the intense night live and also quite romantic small villages.
Experience the best of Canary Islands on Valhalla
Our tour starts south at the Tenerife Island and continues to La Gomera and El Hierro.
The biggest Canary Island is called Tenerife and its nickname is „The Island of eternal spring” and it is considered to be a continent as well. That’s because of the various climates you can experience here and diverse species. North of the island is full of banana plantations and year-round blooming trees and shrubs. South is more parched and the biggest resorts are situated here. The dominant of Tenerife is the third highest volcano in the world, Pico del Teide. The zoo Loro Parque is known for its biggest collection of parrots and a giant aquarium including penguins. La Laguna city is worth visiting as well, it’s on the UNESCO list.
La Gomera is one of the greenest islands, not influenced by tourism yet, therefore it is pure and romantic. The natural beauty is created by high cliffs on the coasts, volcanic rocks and palm groves. Garajonay reservations is interesting thanks to the rhododendron forests.
You can admire colorful scenes, starting with arid plains with volcanic formations to the valleys covered with fertile soil and ananas plantations and conifer forests in between. The coastal rocks raise to 1000 meters and are full of protected bays creating natural pools tempting to swim.
Scuba diving of your dreams
And all that even before you get underwater. There is usually 30 meters visibility on Canary Islands and the water temperature oscillates around 20 °C. These conditions make the place one of the warmest destinations for scuba diving in Europe. Therefore it is more than pleasant to admire the underwater life and endemics here.
Octopuses, mantas, turtles and colorful life is waiting for you between the volcanic rocks, reefs and cages.
Are you interested in how a typical week on Valhalla works?
You board the catamaran between 4PM and 6PM and in most cases you can leave the marina right away.
Day 2 to Day 5
Travelling, Diving, Sailing, Fun!
You spend the entire week living on board, but that does not mean you can't visit shore. Besides diving, sailing, sunbathing and other activities you can visit shore whenever you want. To see places you can't get to without a boat and quite a few famous places as well. You know what you want to do? Just tell the captain! If not, we can help you out.
Return to marina
You arrive back to the marina in the evening. You can spend the last night near showers where you can get yourselves back to a state suitable for travels. A goodbye party is a must-have!
You leave the catamaran before noon and get ready to travel home. Or you can spend a few more days on spot! :-)
Examples of scuba diving sites
The Cathedral – One of the best scuba diving sites at Canary Islands is located near the Gran Canaria Island. You can find admirable and unusual formations, volcanic arcs and corridors.
The Arona – Canary Islands are heaven for wreck lovers too, they are among the best wreck diving locations in the w
orld. Arona is still pretty consistent and it lies 40 meters deep and is well known for barracudas and other fish guarding the entrance.
La Restinga – Natural reservation near El Hierro is a great opportunity to dive with turtles, tuna fish, dolphins and sometimes even with whale sharks. There was an underwater volcano eruption in 2011, but the underwater life is already moving in.
Cuevo Del Palm Mar – Beautiful site for experienced and technical scuba divers has crystal clear water with almost unbelievable visibility. There are majestic rocks, caves, lobsters, barracudas and morays.
Included in the prices:
- accomodation in the double room cabin with private WC and shower, bed sheets
- captain and his services
- the fuel, electricity, water and gass
- small motor boat 3,21m, 5HP (only for scuba diving)
Not included in the prices:
- transport to the harbor and back
- the food for you and the captain
- paid harbors
- final cleanup (EUR 10/person)
You can order:
- no limit scuba diving – 15l tanks and weights, air filling of the tanks (EUR 40/person)
- Food – half board (only if you order for the whole crew, EUR 180 / person)
- Food – full board (only if you order for the whole crew, EUR 220 / person)
- Booking of the whole boat 5 % discount (counted from the price for 8 persons) and the 9th person for free
- Booking 6 month and more ahead 20 % discount
- Booking 6 – 3 month ahead 10 % discount
- Interesting provisions for travel clubs, travel agencies etc. (contact us)
Since it might get a bit complicated, here is a little calculator: