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Catamaran sailing - private charter 4h (Lagoon 380)
Catamaran sailing - private charter 4h (Lagoon 380)
Catamaran sailing - private charter 4h (Lagoon 380) 4 hours
Enjoy this amazing catamaran sailing getaway that ensures complete privacy for you and your loved ones. Sail around Lobos Island or opt for an itinerary tailored to your personal preference. Morning and afternoon sessions available.
Price from: €400.00
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Catamaran sailing - private charter 8h (Lagoon 380)
Catamaran sailing - private charter 8h (Lagoon 380)
Catamaran sailing - private charter 8h (Lagoon 380) 8 hours
8 hours private catamaran sailing to the most picturesque spots around Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Isla Lobos. Sail along the remote beaches of Papagayo, enjoy water activities off the beach of La Concha. Optional water taxi to El Puertito
Price from: €700.00
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Semi rigid boat - private charter 3h
Semi rigid boat - private charter 3h
Semi rigid boat - private charter 3h 3 hours
Enjoy a private excursion on semi rigid boat to discover the hidden corners of Lobos Island or we can tailor your itinerary according to your preference. Come with your friends and loved ones and bond in style. Free transfer from Corralejo
Price from: €300.00
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Water taxi to Isla de Lobos adult tickets (return)
Water taxi to Isla de Lobos adult tickets (return)
Water taxi to Isla de Lobos adult tickets (return)
Hop on our water taxi and escape to El Puertito, a tranquil fishing village with whitewashed houses on Lobos island. Explore the island on foot or relax, swim and snorkel at the nearby La Concha beach. Optional menu meal available.
Price from: €15.00
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UNPUBLISHED FOR NOW Water taxi to Isla de Lobos children tickets (return)
UNPUBLISHED FOR NOW Water taxi to Isla de Lobos children tickets (return)
UNPUBLISHED FOR NOW Water taxi to Isla de Lobos children tickets (return) 6.5 hours
Hop on our water taxi and escape to El Puertito, a tranquil fishing village with whitewashed houses on Lobos island. Explore the island on foot or relax, swim and snorkel at the nearby La Concha beach. Optional menu meal available.
Price from: €10.00
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Private water taxi to Isla de Lobos (return)
Private water taxi to Isla de Lobos (return)
Private water taxi to Isla de Lobos (return) 6.5 hours
Hop on our private water taxi and escape to El Puertito, a tranquil fishing village with whitewashed houses on Lobos island. Explore the island on foot or relax, swim and snorkel at the nearby La Concha beach. Optional menu meal available.
Price from: €120.00
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Ferry boat crossing (return) Corralejo - Isla Lobos
Ferry boat crossing (return) Corralejo - Isla Lobos
Ferry boat crossing (return) Corralejo - Isla Lobos 15 minutes
The most economical way to visit Isla Lobos is via 15 mins ferry crossing. Take a walk, bike around the island, visit El Puertito fishing village, sun bath or swim in its crystalline waters. A number of convenient departures and return times.
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Catamaran sailing around Isla Lobos - adult tickets
Catamaran sailing around Isla Lobos - adult tickets
Catamaran sailing around Isla Lobos - adult tickets 4 hours
Discover Lobos Island on this fun catamaran sailing trip. Marvel at the rugged coastline surrounded by turquoise water, small lagoons and beaches. Enjoy a wide selection of water activities and take a water taxi to explore El Puertito.
Price from: €60.00
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Travel Inspirations - Lobos Island

While visiting Fuerteventura , take a trip to Isla de los Lobos and experience the tranquillity of this beautiful island. The small, remote island is part of the Parque Natural Islote de Lobos and has taken its name from the colony of monk seals used to exist on the island . The island is an ecologist’s dream; a large number of endangered species inhabit the area, some of which are unique to the island. There are over 130 different species of vegetation, and Isla de Lobos is also a specific area for the protection of birds, or ZEPA (Zona de Especial Protección para Aves). This island measures 4.4km² and being only 2km from the mainland of  Fuerteventura , views of the island and the prevailing Atlantic are as good as can be found anywhere. Whilst relaxing on Playa de la Concha beach, you can watch the surfers, windsurfers and kite surfers, or even have a go yourself! History At the start of the 15th century the Normans arrived on Isla de los Lobos. At the time the island was home to a large colony of seals that gave the island its name - Lobos del Mar literally translates as sea wolves. Soldiers used the animals for meat and used their fat for oil to light lanterns. The seals were not hunted sustainably, and the ones that survived fled the island to escape death at the hands of the soldiers. There is no evidence to suggest that seals continue to reside on the island, but there are rumours speculating that the seal population is slowly returning. Until 1968 the only inhabitants of the island were a lighthouse keeper and his family. Now there are a few fishing cottages, a small restaurant and a handful of families lucky enough to live here. The island was one of the first named as a protected area of the Parque Natural de las Dunas de Corralejo  in 1982. In 1994 the Corralejo  Dunes and Lobos became separate parks, and the island has since been declared as one of the Spanish areas for the protection of birds by the European Community Commission. Culture The inhabitants of the island are of Spanish descent. However, due to the isolation of the island they lead a somewhat different, more relaxed lifestyle to those living on the mainland. Respect for nature and the environment is extremely important here. Economy The few people who inhabit the island are make their living through fishing and tourism related activities such as ferry transportation that bring tourists to and from the island, and excursions. How To Get There Catamaran/ Minicruise excursions and water taxi There are also catamaran and private charter excursions taking you across the strait to Isla de los Lobos. Water taxi on semi rigid boat are also available. Isla de Lobos Ferry There are regular departures of glass bottom boat to Isla de los Lobos from the port of Corralejo .  Adult return €15.00, one way €8.00 Child return €  7.50, one way €4.00 Corralejo - Lobos - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Lobos - Corralejo 10:00                                                  10:15 11:00 (s)                                             11:15 (s) 12:00                                                  12:15 13:00                                                  13:45 15:30                                                  16:00 16:30 (s)                                             17:00 (s) 17:15 (s)                                             18:00 (s) Note: timetable subject to change, (s) summer only. Journey takes about 15 minutes.
Apart from the Puertito (the port) and the lighthouse, sights on the island are pretty much all natural- beautiful sceneries of landscapes and coastlines. Puertito (the port) A small harbour for visiting boats and the few fishermen that live here is located on the south of the island. It is a picturesque coastline made of small rocky coves. It is as if time has stood still, the only distinguishing feature of the modern age is the architecture of the small cottages that nestle neatly in the landscape. The restaurant bearing the island's name can be found here. Faro de Martiño (lighthouse) The old lighthouse and the cottage nearby were the only buildings on the island until 1968. It provides the only shade on the island and is a nice area to have a well earned picnic after hiking up and down the mountain. The lighthouse is located on the northern tip of Isla de los Lobos.
The lack of facilities has meant the island's nature essence and ecology are well-preserved, making it home to many valuable bird species. Many come to Isla de los Lobos for a day-trip to hike about the island and/or chill out on the beautiful beach of Playa de la Concha, while outdoor lovers may opt to camp on this pleasant natural playground (camping permit is to be obtained in advance). The island also boast several great surfing spots for the experienced surfers. Sailing and water taxi The way to get to Isla de Los Lobos is by ferry or water taxi  from Corralejo. There are also a number of boat and sailing excursions taking you around the Isla de los Lobos, where you get swim, snorkel and kayak. Some tours also stop by Puertito where you'll have a chance to pop down on the island for a walk. For a more fancy experience why not hire a charter boat to explore the island? Hiking The island is only 4.4km², which means you can walk all the way around it in a few hours. A typical hike starts from Playa de la Concha (on your left as arrive El Puertito harbour) where you ascent the Montaña La Caldera. There is an option to climb all the way up to the summit, or you could descent from the other side of the mountain towards the Martiño lighthouse (northern tip of the island), and return to El Puertito via Las Lagunitas. Make sure you stick to the designated footpaths so as not to disturb the delicate ecological environment. Montaña La Caldera (Cauldron Mountain) If you are an avid hiker and enjoy a challenge then Montaña La Caldera should be a suitable conquest. At 127m high some people may struggle to complete the hike. However, when you get to the top the breathtaking views of the island, ocean and neighbouring Fuerteventura  are well worth the walk. Make sure you bring enough food and water as well as a hat, sunglasses and a lot of sunscreen, as there is no shade and can get very hot. Bird Watching The island is officially part of ZEPA (Zona de Especial Protección para las Aves), and is home to many endangered species of bird. The rocks and cliffs that dominate the landscape are used as nesting places by the many variations of seabird; the Storm Petrel, the Bulwer’s Petrel, the Caspian Gull and the Osprey to name but a few. Rare and endangered birds to look out for include the Great grey Shrike, the Blue Heron, the Curlew, the Cream Coloured Curser, the Tern and the Egret. Surfing Some people visit the island to catch the waves produced by the strong off shore winds, but although this is an excellent place to surf, it is not for beginners. There are no life guards, equipment hiring facilities or surfing schools, and only confident, competent surfers should surf here. Camping La Carpinteria is the island’s only campsite, and travellers are welcome to spend the night. However, in an attempt to protect the environment, no facilities have been installed. If you plan to camp here make sure you obtain a permit from the Oficina de Medio Ambiente del Cabildo de Fuerteventura , bring everything you need and use the designated area. Please take nothing but photographs and leave nothing but footprints. Oficina de Medio Ambiente del Cabildo de Fuerteventura Medio Ambiente Address: Calle Lucha Canaria 112, 35600 Puerto del Rosario , Fuerteventura  island. Telephone: +34 928 861 115
Playa de la Concha is the main beach of Isla de los Lobos, located on the left of the harbour as you arrive on the island. Playa de la Concha (beach) Playa de la Concha is a beautiful golden sandy bay with clear, blue, calm waters. The natural dispersion of rocks breaks the waves before they get to the shore. This is a pleasant place to relax, admire the island and marine life, sunbathe and swim.
Isla de los Lobos Restaurant There is a restaurant on the island in the small port (El Puertito). The imaginatively-titled Isla de los Lobos Restaurant is very basic but provides revenue for the few locals who live there. Stop here for a small refreshment or quick bite while exploring the island.