Top 17 Incredible Things to Do in Mallorca
Mallorca offers many sights and good experiences. Fortunately, it’s easy to explore the island, as the road network covers even the most remote corners.
Maybe you’re already in Mallorca?
Or maybe you’re planning a Mallorca vacation very soon?
Either way, you’ll love this guide, which shows you the top17 best things to do in Mallorca.
It’s normal that after a few days in the sun, you’ll need to get out and have some fun adventures.
But what is there to see in Mallorca? And where do you get the best experiences on the island?
I hope you’ll find the answers in the guide below.
Without further ado, let’s jump into it 🙂
1. Palma Sightseeing on a Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Mallorca is a tour of Palma de Mallorca by open bus.
Jumping on this, you can enjoy a comfortable tour of the best attractions in the city. The route has 18 stops, and you can hop on or off and explore sights wherever you want along the way.
- El Seu Cathedral
- Royal Palace of La Almudaina
- Palma beaches
- Castell de Bellver (free on Sundays)
You can buy tickets for either 24 or 48 hours’ duration. The buses run approx. every 20 minutes from 9:30 – 20:00 during the summer months
2. Guided Tour of the Hams’ Caves
Wherever you have chosen to stay in Mallorca, you should try the pleasant walk through Hams’ Caves. They’re located in Porto Cristo, on the east coast of Mallorca.
Hams’ Caves are one of the many wonders definitely worth seeing in Mallorca. They were discovered back in 1905 while digging for gems.
The caves have managed to capture the awe of visitors with their unique formation.
Over a 1.5-hour journey through the caves, you will be captivated by a musical show and beautiful lighting effects that will definitely leave you with unforgettable memories.
- Explore the blue cave
- Guided tour with unique rock formations
- The music show “Magical Mozart” on “Sea of Venice”
3. Off-Road ATV ride with Snorkeling
Experience the countryside and have plenty of fun doing so in an Off-Road ATV ride. Try action-packed routes on four different stretches of terrain: mud, water, rocky roads, and dunes.
You will definitely get your adrenaline pumping while driving through the tough terrain.
Along the way, you can cool off by jumping into the water from rocks 6 to 10 meters high. You can also snorkel and discover the colorful underwater world.
After a 3-hour adventure trip, you can end the day with well-deserved and refreshing drinks.
Don’t forget to bring your driving license with you, as it’s mandatory to be able to experience this adventure.
4. “Hot Night Cool Moves” – Dinner Show at Son Amar
Set aside some time for dinner at Son Amar to enjoy Hot Nights Cool Moves live, and dynamic, colorful, and sensual shows.
Watch this amazing show, which consists of breathtaking acrobatics and visual comedy from world-famous artists.
Sit back and experience the vibrant Mallorcan culture while you eat.
From March to November, the show starts at 20:00 and is suitable for everyone, with no language or age barrier.
5. Boat Trip to Isla Dragonera with Lunch
Swim in crystal blue waters to explore Dragonera Island’s natural beauty, caves, and museum during your 5-hour cruise.
On the boat trip to the protected national park, Dragonera, you will experience Mallorca’s beautiful coastline with the fresh wind in your hair.
Dragonera was formerly known as a haven for pirates.
Take a swim break and enjoy a fresh, delicious lunch buffet on board.
6. Evening Tour with Guide in Palma’s Old Town
Take a 2-hour guided tour of the spectacular sights of Palma’s Old Town, and take in the architecture.
The tour allows you to travel back in antiquity while discovering the impressive ancient city of Palma.
This vibrant Spanish city is full of narrow streets. See architectural masterpieces, cultural sites, and hidden treasures in the form of ornate farms, which in Spanish are called “terraces.”
Early morning or late afternoon is the best time to explore Palma, as the heat can be unbearable in the middle of the day.
At night, the plaza is bustling with the lively atmosphere of street music and outdoor restaurants.
7. Balloon Flight
A magical hot air balloon ride over the Tramuntana mountains will surely be an unforgettable experience.
This exciting 1-hour tour gives you a wonderful view of Mallorca from the air, with a cool glass of champagne in hand.
You will be served by a team that has over 25 years of experience with hot air balloons, and they will guide you throughout the experience.
This activity is not suitable for pregnant women or children under 4 yearsold.
8. Horseback Riding in Alcudia
Take advantage of a guided horseback ride just outside of Alcudia in northern Mallorca.
The two-hour ride through tranquil shady forests takes you through Mallorca’s beautiful countryside into the Puig Sant Marti mountains.
When you return to the ranch, you’ll get up close with ostriches, rabbits, and pigs before being driven back to the hotel.
9. Palma Aquarium
You can’t imagine a more pleasant experience than visiting the Palma Aquarium.
This aquarium houses over 8000 animals and is located only 500m from Palma’s beautiful beach, Playa de Palma.
Children over the age of 8 can participate in a one-day interactive workshop where they can dive with sharks, stingrays, and participate in a Shark Sleepover.
Free admission for children under 3 yearsold.
Cable Car Adventure for the Whole Family in Forestal Park
A cable car adventure in Forestal Park takes you from treetop to treetop through the park.
Forestal Park is one of the best theme parks in Mallorca and offers incredible adventures in the forest.
Whether you’re with friends or family, you will have an unforgettable experience as you soar in through the treetops.
You’ll find 9 different courses and 90 games with varying levels of difficulty.
11. Snorkeling in a Unique Nature Reserve
Grab a fantastic underwater experience in Mallorca, by diving in this beautiful nature reserve.
The snorkeling trip is accompanied by a professional snorkeling guide who will introduce you to an underwater paradise.
You’ll get the chance to swim with fish and discover places of beauty.
The snorkeling trip begins after a short briefing.
The guide who accompanies you will capture the fun moments underwater with his or her camera, so you will never forget the incredible experience.
You’ll be given all the equipment you need on the trip.
12. City Walk in Palma with Private Guide
Explore Palma’s hidden corners with a private certified guide. The guide will give you insight into the city’s culture and history and share the secrets of the capital.
The 3-hour guided tour through the old town lets you explore Palma’s verandas, squares and mansions at your own pace.
Find out why white, green, red, and yellow appear again and again on city monuments and houses.
Book your guide to explore Palma up close when the time is right for you.
13. Private Wine Tasting Tour with Tapas
Tapas and Palma go hand in hand. Try the authentic wines paired with tapas on a private 4-hour trip to a Mallorquin winery.
Enjoy the tour by taking a walk around the vineyard with the winemaker, who will teach you about making wine.
The demand for Mallorcan wine is growing steadily, and so more and more wine producers are popping up. There are close to approx. 70 local producers.
After the wine tasting, you will have the opportunity to buy local wine if they make your taste buds happy.
Customize your trip by choosing a local host and experience Mallorca through their eyes.
Only for adults over 18 years old.
14. Tastings and Sunset in the Old Town of Palma
Enjoy the evening in Mallorcan style with a local guide.
The guided culinary tour combines tasty eateries with local dishes and beautiful sightseeing.
For first-time visitors, tasting a variety of tapas dishes is a must. There are also those who are frequent visitors or on their second and third visits, remember the delicious taste, and can’t resist the temptation again.
Around 2.5 hours of walking during the sunset will give you an incredible experience as you pass through beautiful monuments around the site.
15. All-Day Rapelle Tour
Learn to rappel down the gorges and spectacular waterfalls of Mallorca. The all-day rappelling trip is one of the best experiences you can have during your visit.
You don’t need to have tried it before, as there are always qualified guides by your side. They will assist you thoroughly with all the necessary safety precautions.
You will be equipped with all the required safety equipment for the trip, incl. helmets and wetsuits.
Get the adrenaline pumping!
16. Half-Day Coastal Exploration Tour
The coastal exploration trip is a combination of adventure with swimming, climbing, rappelling and jumping from rocks.
Explore the incredible spots of Mallorca with qualified instructors who will lead you on an exciting journey along the coastlines of the island.
This adventure will get your heart rate up as you swim through caves and climb or rappel from high cliffs.
Why not experience a true wildlife adventure when knowledgeable guides are behind you? Whether you are an expert or a beginner, your half-day coastal exploration trip will give you an exciting experience, accompanied by responsible supervisors.
It’s a wise idea to inform the guides about the experiences you would like during the day. Then they will strive to organize the day according to your wishes.
The minimum age to try these adventures is 12 years old and it’s mandatory for parents or guardians to accompany people under 18 years of age.
17. Classic Panoramic Tour of East and Northeast Mallorca
Explore Mallorca with a classic panoramic tour. Enjoy the best views of the island as you drive through vineyards, olive groves, and the breathtaking countryside by bus, train, boat, or tram.
During this 8-hour trip, you must, among other things:
- Observe the luxurious life of Puerto Portals.
- Experience the welcoming atmosphere of Mallorca’s oldest market.
- See the Cathedral of Palma as you drive along the Paseo Maritimo.
- Discover the last natural fishing port, Cala Figuera.
- Go liqueur tasting in Manacor.
If you’re even more curious about sights and experiences in Mallorca, I recommend you visit infomallorca, which has even more useful information about this vacation island.
I hope you have a memorable holiday and stay in Mallorca and that this article will help you plan your trip effectively.
I wish you a great holiday 🙂