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Great activities in and around Ibiza Town

Partied out? Sunbathed enough? Check out our list of fun activities in and starting from Ibiza Town to make the most of your holiday on the White Island.

If you have just landed in the island’s historic capital and are wondering what to do next, then look no further. Here are our suggestions of great activities to help you get the most out of your Ibiza holiday. You will find plenty on offer to amuse you in this fascinating jewel of the Mediterranean.


Guided tours through Ibiza's old town


One really good way to find out about the history, traditions and legends of Ibiza Town is to go on a walking tour. 

And there is no better way to do it than joining one of the free guided tours of Dalt Vila run by Get Your Tour Ibiza that operate year-round. Starting off in front of Café Mar y Sol in Ibiza Town, these fascinating two-hour-long tours are conducted by knowledgeable local guides in a variety of languages.


Similarly, Ibiza Eco Activities organise walking tours & workshops in Dalt Vila, the historical quarter of Ibiza Town that was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on account of its ancient history and excellent architectural preservation. Designed for all ages, these tours have the added bonus that you can take part in a workshop with resident artists and craftspeople.


Foodies will be pleased to hear that they can participate in guided food tours around Ibiza Town. Ibiza Food Tours enable you to find out about the amazing mix of cultures that have influenced Ibiza's gastronomy while meeting local figures on the culinary scene, hearing fascinating anecdotes, sampling tapas and pastries, and tasting different wines and liqueurs.


If you want to take things up a notch, then perhaps a guided run is the way to go. Running Ibiza offers a free weekly running group with a 6.5 km route starting from Ibiza Town every Saturday morning as well as group trail runs along weekly changing routes all across the island. Anyone who can run this distance (without stopping) is welcome to join in.


Excursions starting from Ibiza Town


In search of something that combines the best of all worlds? If so, then Into the Island is the one for you. Starting from Ibiza Town, this intrepid young company run an 8-hour tour that takes you to the most unspoiled areas of ​​the island, in one single day. An adventure combining 4x4 safari, hiking and a boat trip all in one, this has all the makings of an unforgettable day out and about on the White Island.


For those who prefer more aquatic or sub-aquatic activities, Ibiza Town has plenty to offer. Saga Ibiza invite you to step on board their beautiful old schooner for a leisurely cruise across to Formentera, before anchoring in its pristine waters. This 6-hour-long daytime excursion includes a delicious paella lunch, tasty appetisers and snacks.


Alternatively, let your inner pirate run amok for the day by joining one of the day trips or group charters run by Marco Polo Ibiza. Their voyages allow you to admire spectacular scenery, sunbathe, chill out, snorkel or even try out stand-up paddle (SUP) and include fruit, snacks, a welcome drink and soft drinks.


Talking of visiting Ibiza's stunning little sister, Formentera, the Aquabus company's latest generation fast ferries will whizz you there in comfort and style in just 30 minutes.  


With its renowned crystal clear waters, Ibiza is a natural mecca for divers. Scuba Ibiza Diving Centre, conveniently located in Marina Botafoc, in Ibiza Town's yacht harbour, offers every type of diving activity for all levels and abilities. 


Of course, many visitors to Ibiza dream of renting a boat for that ultimate bespoke yachting experience. Numerous boating companies operate out of Ibiza Town; check out our charters and rentals page and apply the filter for departure point so see the selection of boats.  


Finally, don't overlook the fact that Ibiza Town is a shopper's paradise with a wide range of original and quirky stores. Many of these are concentrated in the port area, which is always fun for an evening stroll. 

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