If you are thinking about going on a family trip, Fuerteventura is one of the greatest options in the Canary Islands (Spain) due to the wide variety of activities to enjoy and places to visit that it offers, which are suitable for all ages. Do you want to know more about it? In this post we have prepared the top 10 things to do in Fuerteventura with kids.

Things to do in Fuerteventura with kids

The Canary Islands have plenty of tourist destinations to explore, full of history and tradition. Fuerteventura is one of the islands in this archipelago that you can’t miss if you come here on vacation with your family.

Its long and perfect beaches to practice water sports, picturesque street markets, trips to islands, towns, lovely corners and delicious cuisine make this place a must for people of all kinds of ages. Are you ready to discover its secrets?

1. Adventure through Cuevas de Ajuy

Live through a Jurassic experience in Cuevas de Ajuy and go back in time to the geological past of the island. If you are searching for a different activity in Fuerteventura with kids, this natural settlement is a great choice.

Even if you don’t believe it, Cuevas de Ajuy are located on a fossilised beach which is more than 4 millions of years old and its rocks are said to be even older. It is estimated that they were born around 70 millions of years ago and that they surfaced in the deep sea bed area of the oceanic crust.

If you decide to go into Cuevas de Ajuy, you will also be able to have a swim in this iconic place of warm waters together with your kids.

2. Explore Dunas de Corralejo

Dunas de Corralejo is another of the magical places in Fuerteventura where you should go to with kids. Their one-kilometre-long white sandy beaches are a perfect spot for children to run and play without worries.

Moreover, you must know that during November they celebrate an appealing kite festival inside of Parque Natural Dunas de Corralejo, where fans and professionals fly their kites over this enormous sands. You can not miss it!

3. Thematic museums

Most of the museums that you can find all around the world don’t allow the visitors to touch the displayed artworks during their visit, which is a tough task if you bring kids to them. Nevertheless, in Fuerteventura we have some thematic museums where children can interact with their exhibitions.

One of the most famous ones is Museo de la Sal in Salinas del Carmen, which shows how the life of salt-producing people was. Another highlight is Museo del Queso Majorero and it praises such a delicious and native food from the island: cheese. Both of them are located in the city of Antigua.

4. Submarine ride

Go on a trip to Subcat in Morro Jable and accept the challenge of diving into the marine wildlife of Fuerteventura by a submarine immersion where you will have the chance to witness diverse species, such as tortoises, groupers, barracudas, manta rays, etc.

There is room for 28 passengers in this boat and we invite you to take advantage of this unbeatable opportunity to sail and notice the sea ​​bottom of the island. Curious fact: there are just a few hybrid watercrafts in the whole world like Subcat.

5. Drive a segway in Morro Jable

If you are seeking things to do in Fuerteventura with kids, you can’t let this fun option pass by: Don’t give up on knowing every single corner in the city of Morro Jable while driving a segway.

Enjoy the warm breeze of Fuerteventura with no need of any special driving license. And a necessary advice: kids must be over 8 years old to be able to drive these vehicles.


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6. Snorkel on Isla de Lobos

Visiting Isla de Lobos is always a good option to spend an enjoyable day with your family due to its gorgeous landscapes, small bays and the diversity of water sports that you can do there together. Snorkeling is one of the most chosen ones because it lets you and your kids meet the marine wildlife.

Doesn’t it look like an appealing plan?

7. Visit the Oasis Wildlife nature reserve

Among the things to do in Fuerteventura with kids, we recommend you to visit the Oasis Wildlife nature reserve, located in the town of La Lajita. Inside of this spectacular park there is a gathering of more than 200 animal and plant species from different parts of the world.

During the journey you will be able to see them and also there is a chance to attend the shows of the sea lions and reptiles.

Moreover, there is a children’s farm where they can see cows, rabbits and pigs. You will also have the possibility to go on a ride on a camel, as Oasis Wildlife has one of the most important camel reserves of Europe.

8. Have fun in Acua Water Park

Corralejo is one of the most visited spots in Fuerteventura due to its nature and entertainment activities, such as go buggying or having fun in Acua Water Park. If you are looking for things to do in Fuerteventura with kids, you shouldn’t miss this thematic park.

It is a great plan for both adults and kids. It counts on sledges, a river and thematic swimming pools. Even the 3-year-old kids or the younger ones will be able to enjoy themselves here thanks to the children’s area. The opening time goes from 10 am to 6 pm.

9. Hiking in Volcán Calderón Hondo

One of the most exciting things to do in Fuerteventura with kids is living an adventure going across the track to Volcán Calderón Hondo, located on the northern side of the island, in the town of Lajares.

This volcano is 278 metres high and its crater is 70 metres deep. If you want to go on this route with your kids, we recommend you to take the shortest path, which will not take you more than 45 minutes. Once you are up there you will have the best views of the whole island.

10. Familiar craftwork in Lajares

If you come to Lajares, we have another plan for you to do with kids besides visiting the volcano. What about turning them into artisans for one day?

This town offers diverse craftwork workshops for the whole family, where you can create any piece you want with clay. It’s a really different and enjoyable activity!


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Where to stay in Fuerteventura?

We hope that this list of things to do in Fuerteventura with kids helped you for your vacation on our wonderful island. We have no doubt that you will experience peerless moments with your family.

Last but not least, we want to let you know that in Lopesan Group we have marvelous hotels on the southern side of Fuerteventura. Get in contact with us and take pleasure in our mesmerising settlement with all kinds of services.

We will be waiting for you!





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