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Our most recommended Gran Canaria Beach Trips

Gran Canaria: 4-Hour Sail Boat Trip from Puerto de Mogán

1. Gran Canaria: 4-Hour Sail Boat Trip from Puerto de Mogán

This tour offers you the unique opportunity to enjoy the waters of the Atlantic Ocean in the south of Gran Canaria on board a 10-person capacity sailboat. The excursion lasts 4 hours and starts at Puerto de Mogán at 9:30am. Enjoy delicious food and drinks during the journey. Relax and enjoy the cruise as a normal passenger, or become one of the crew members and learn how to steer the boat. Snorkelling equipment is included and during the trip you will stop at one of the beautiful beaches in the South Coast of Gran Canaria - such as Playa Perchel, Veneguera, Playa Ambar, Tasarte, or Tasartico. As well as all this, you will be able to admire the wonderful views of the southern coast. If you are lucky you may also see some turtles or dolphins.

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Las Palmas: Las Canteras Beach 3-Hour Snorkeling Trip

2. Las Palmas: Las Canteras Beach 3-Hour Snorkeling Trip

Take a trip beneath the crystal clear waters of Las Canteras off the coast of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. and see a menagerie of lively ocean life. As you explore the seabed, your knowledgeable guides will make sure that you're comfortable and safe at all times. Meet your guide at Las Canteras beach. Jump into the water after putting on your equipment and receiving a brief safety tutorial. Once underwater, you’ll be immersed in a world of aquatic beauty.  See some of the octopi, parrotfish, sea cucumbers, rays, and other fish that are native to the area. Spot marine life hiding in the rocks with the help of your eagle-eyed guide. Use small identification boards to make it easier to identify different species of fish. Learn about the geology and ecosystem off of the Playa de Las Canteras. Snorkelers of all levels will find this excursion to be fun and fascinating. Spend 1 to 1.5 hours in the water, reaching a maximum depth of 5 meters. Enjoy refreshments of water and fresh fruit after your tour.

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Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: Jetski Tour

3. Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: Jetski Tour

Discover the Southwest Coast of Gran Canaria from a different perspective: On a jetski. Drive your own jetski as a monitor guides you from their boat, and feel the rush of wind exhilarate you as you whip across the water. Enjoy fast or slow speeds, breathtaking landscapes of the coastline, and a fun-filled day along the coast of the island. After all, you're at the helm. Marvel at marine creatures, including turtles, dolphins, and flying fish along your way.

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From Puerto de Mogan: Boat and Snorkeling Trip

4. From Puerto de Mogan: Boat and Snorkeling Trip

Begin the trip by sailing from Puerto de Mogan to Tasarte. During this time, you will be able to enjoy the stunning cliffs of Gran Canaria and take some amazing photos. Once you arrive at Tasarte, turn around and set sail from Tasarte to El Perchel. Then, stop at this awesome beach, accessible by boat, where you can enjoy around an hour and a half of snorkeling. During this time, identify many kinds of fish and swim all around the crystal water of Gran Canaria. After your swim, get ready for some food as Tapas is prepared with mojo, spanish omellette, bread, alioli and fresh fruit. Then, when you're ready, return to Puerto de Mogan.

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Gran Canaria: Half-Day Luxury Catamaran Cruise with Food

5. Gran Canaria: Half-Day Luxury Catamaran Cruise with Food

Your coastal adventure begins with pickup from your hotel in the south of Gran Canaria before you board one of Spain's most spectacular catamarans. On the boat, take advantage of the many luxury facilities while the friendly staff serve you a refreshing welcome drink. Set sail onto the sea and feel the cool breeze provide respite from the hot Spanish sunshine as you travel to a selection of hidden beaches off the coast of the island. Enjoy stunning panoramic views along the way and marvel at the crystal clear waters of Tiritaña, Perchel and Tauro. As you explore the island, sit back and relax on one of the boat’s 15 Balinese-style beds, and listen to the music spun by one of the onboard DJs. Feast on a gastronomic menu made from premium produce, and sip on a sparkling glass of champagne or deliciously cold beer. At the next destination, the tropical beach of Anfi del Mar, soak up the warm Mediterranean sun on deck or cool off in the sea with some fun water activities.

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Gran Canaria: 8-Hour Lazy Wednesdays Tour From Las Palmas

6. Gran Canaria: 8-Hour Lazy Wednesdays Tour From Las Palmas

Head to the Bandama volcano, the first stop on this 8-hour tour. See the largest crater of an extinct volcano on the island and enjoy views of the east coast, mountains and Las Palmas. Continue to Santa Brígida, admire its historical center and grab a coffee at a traditional coffee shop. Continue up to Pico de las Nieves, the island’s highest point. Take in views that often include the neighboring island of Tenerife. Visit San Bartolomé, a mountain village with an ethnographic museum that you can visit free of charge. Stop for lunch at a traditional taverna in the village of Fataga (additional cost). Afterward, head to the Maspalomas sand dunes and enjoy 45 minutes of free time before returning back to Las Palmas.

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Gran Canaria VIP Round Island Coastal Tour

7. Gran Canaria VIP Round Island Coastal Tour

Your first stop is at the peaceful Puerto de Mogán beach and marine, described by some as a mini Venice. On the way, make stops to take pictures at the volcano colored mountains and wander through the tropical fruit stands.   Visit el Charco in La Aldea, a place away from the bustling tourism of the island. Here, take a peek into the old way of life on Gran Canaria. Soak in the laid back culture as you walk at San Nicolas shore and beach. Experience the stunning beaches with clear blue waters at Agaete-Puerto de Las Nieves, the volcanic wild coast. Next, choose between having a fish lunch with local delicacies at a local restaurant or visiting a coffee plantation with a coffee, wine, and snack in Agaete.  Enjoy the panoramic view over Las Palmas City at Bandama Crater, subject to timing. At the end of your day of exploration, relax as you are returned to your accommodation.

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Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria : Parasailing

8. Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria : Parasailing

Soar above the waves while taking in the scenery of Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria on a parasailing cruise. Relax and enjoy an unforgettable flight for 1, 2, or 3 people. Take in the peace and tranquility as you soar up to 300 meters up in the air and enjoy wonderful views of your surroundings.

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Gran Canaria: Surfing Safari Course in Meloneras

9. Gran Canaria: Surfing Safari Course in Meloneras

After choosing to venture to the beach on your own or with the transport service that is included with your reservation (for those guests who are staying in the south of the island), you can gather with the group at the tour meeting point at the Meloneras Shopping Centre, where the surf school is located. Once there, your guide will provide you with a high-quality surfboard, before taking you to the beach where the course will take place. Throughout your course you will learn not only learn to surf with good technique, but also to have plenty of fun while you do it. Lessons are given in small groups of up to 8 people, so that you will receive all the attention you need and thus ensure a quality service. This particular lesson has a duration of 4 hours, and you will at all times have a qualified monitor to assist you with everything you need.

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Gran Canaria: Flyboard Session at Anfi Beach

10. Gran Canaria: Flyboard Session at Anfi Beach

Enjoy panoramic views of the Gran Canaria coast as you hover above the sea on a unique flyboard. Flyboarding is very easy to learn, and a fun activity for you and your family or group. All you have to do is keep balance, and the flyboard does the rest. Once you've learnt the basics, try your hand at some cool tricks like pirouettes, 360-turns and moving back and forward. On a Flyboard, you are controlling all your movement with a trigger which is wirelessly connected to the jet-ski. Your flyboard experience lasts roughy 30-minutes. Once you put your boots on and head down to the beach, you'll also receive all of your safety equipment such as life-jacket and helmet. Your instructor will take you out on a jetski at a safe distance from the cost. One of your friendly instructors will be with you during the whole activity, ensuring you feel safe, and get the most out of your awesome flyboarding experience.

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What people are saying about Gran Canaria

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 445 reviews

Was a Bit sceptical since these organized group trips can sometimes not be so good but the trip really was great fun and the hosts were excellent. Both had a fantastic time despite my girlfriend feeling a bit sea sick! Only minor downside would be that the trip said max four participants but there were actually 8 on our trip - although everybody was a great laugh and the more people actually made the trip more enjoyable we thought! Well worth the money.

Had a wonderful time the staff were extremely friendly and the trip super relaxing. I enjoyed the snorkelling and seeing the island from the sea. overall definitely recommend this trip!!

A wonderful trip! The guides are extremely friendly and responsible. The boat is absolutely gorgeous. The complimentary food and drink is an absolute plus! Recommend it for sure!!

Excelent service, nice gide, very interesting visit to cofey plantation.

A charming sailing boat with most fun and friendly hosts!