Gran Canaria
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Our most recommended Gran Canaria Family-friendly Activities

  • Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching

    1. Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching

    Enjoy a 2.5-hour trip by boat along the waters surrounding Gran Canaria and see beautiful dolphins and whales up close. There is a bar aboard for those who wish to buy some drinks during the trip. The boat will come as close as possible to these amazing sea creatures so that you can experience their natural habitat from as close as possible. Take photos as you watch whales and dolphins play.

    The staff showinf their trie interest in nature and animal-welfare! And of course the beautiful dolphins.

  • Gran Canaria: Poema del Mar Ticket

    2. Gran Canaria: Poema del Mar Ticket

    Poema del Mar invites you to discover all the secrets of the Blue Planet. A magnificent journey across the five continents through the different species that inhabit here. Stroll through La Jungla which is home to goliath groupers, freshwater turtles and crocodiles. See Nemo's world in the Beach Zone where the clownfish live.  The final stop is the Deep Sea, an area with the largest curved window in the world. Its 36 meters wide by 7 meters high windows are perfect for observing the sharks.

    Def would recommend going first thing in the morning as it is empty and you can enjoy the views better. One of the nicest aquarium I have ever been.

  • Maspalomas: Camel Ride Safari with Optional Food & Transport

    3. Maspalomas: Camel Ride Safari with Optional Food & Transport

    Visit the Camel Safari Park in Maspalomas and take a 60-minute camel ride through the 300-year-old Oasis of the 1,000 Palms. Enjoy the unique show by Gustavo D. known as the kissing camel. On this 4-hour program you’ll also explore the tropical gardens with your guide, and see a variety of fruit trees such as papaya, mango and guava. You’ll come across a variety of farm animals in this natural oasis that covers an area of 10,000 square meters, and have the opportunity to feed and interact with these friendly creatures. Afterwards, if option selected, you’ll enjoy a tapas meal in a museum-like setting that features displays of antique farm implements of the Canary Islands.

    El conductor fue muy amable cuando nos levantó. Llegamos a un paraíso. Tenían una huerta muy bonita. Me encantó ver sus animales. El paseo en el camello fue muy bonito.

  • Gran Canaria: Holiday World Maspalomas Wooland Ticket

    4. Gran Canaria: Holiday World Maspalomas Wooland Ticket

    Explore Gran Canaria's most complete leisure space offering more than 30 attractions complemented by shows, pastimes, food areas and much more. Enjoy a great day for all the family with roller coasters for the big kids and dedicated areas for small children. Ride the Ferris Wheel for scenic views of the area, take it easy on the Carousel or feel the adrenaline on the Spin Loop. Take the little ones to the activities specially designed with them in mind and stop for some refreshments in the food court.

    Good for the young ones. A few rides which are suitable for teens too. Good value.

  • Agüimes Cocodrilo Park Admission Ticket

    5. Agüimes Cocodrilo Park Admission Ticket

    Discover the incredible animal species at the Cocodrilo Park which offers an unforgettable experience for you and your whole family. At this zoo, which extends over 22,000 square meters, find over 500 different animals including the largest exhibit of alligators in Europe. Some of the animals you can enjoy in the park are meerkats, turtles, lizards, raccoons, several birds, deer, tigers, pigs, pygmy goats, llamas, monkeys, and chimpanzees. The monkey snack-bar offers a delicious menu of hot dogs and refreshing smoothies.

    had lots more animals than we expected, very humanely cared for, would highly recommend.

  • Fuerteventura: Fishing Excursion to Lobos Island

    6. Fuerteventura: Fishing Excursion to Lobos Island

    Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in either Corralejo, El Cotillo, Lajares, Majanicho, or La Oliva. Climb aboard your boat and search for the best fishing spots around Lobos Island based on the weather conditions. Try your hand at bottom fishing and see if you can reel in a big one. After fishing, drop anchor opposite La Concha beach, famous for its tranquility and turquoise waters. Watch as the landscape ebbs and flows with the tide. Enjoy your choice of water activities, including swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, or snorkeling. Ride a water taxi to El Puerito, a traditional part of the island which boasts stunning blue lagoons. Return to the boat and feed the fish, snorkel, or just daydream while soaking up the sun. Enjoy a fried-fish lunch made from the catch of the day, and papas arrugadas (boiled jacket potatoes) with Canary-Island mojo sauce. Af...

    Kathy, Frank & Hannibal all worked as a team to ensure everyone was safe and (maybe more importantly!) had fun on the trip. Recommended!

  • Maspalomas: 3-Hour Electric Scooter Chopper and Camel Tour

    7. Maspalomas: 3-Hour Electric Scooter Chopper and Camel Tour

    If you like nature and you would like to explore Maspalomas along many kilometers effortlessly and environmentally than an Electric Scooter Chopper is what you need. Enjoy an outdoor, fun and educational 3-hour experience. No driving license is required, as the tour operates on bike paths around the city. With the Camel Safari option, you can explore the fantastic dunes of Maspalomas for 30 minutes aboard a camel. See the monuments of Christopher Columbus at the gates of Meloneras, built in 2002, and the old lighthouse of Maspalomas which operates since 1980. Visit the area of the famous and beautiful promenade of Meloneras which is considered the most beautiful and luxurious promenade in the south of Gran Canaria, overlooking the sea. Here there will be a stop at the "Punta Mujeres" where you can visit an ancient archaeological site of indigenous origin. Here you will discover the anci...

    A great experience and best way to explore the city and learn about the history and culture. Very friendly guide. A must do activity of gran canaria.

  • Gran Canaria: Half-Day Beginners Rock Climbing Adventure

    8. Gran Canaria: Half-Day Beginners Rock Climbing Adventure

    Due to its volcanic origin, Gran Canaria offers endless climbing spots for every level of climber. With this activity you will spend four hours climbing, guided by professional English-speaking climbing trainers. There are different spots for every climbing level, from beginners to advanced climbers. Enjoy the incredible experience of climbing on the natural volcanic rock of the island. It doesn't matter when, due to Gran Canaria’s warm climate you’ll be able to climb no matter what time of year you arrive. Improve your climbing skills with the help of professional local trainers and enjoy the unique scenery of Gran Canaria. Just bring some comfortable clothes, all the necessary equipment will be provided.

  • Maspalomas: City Bike Rental for 1-7 Days

    9. Maspalomas: City Bike Rental for 1-7 Days

    Embark on a self-guided and personalized tour of Gran Canara by city bike, a convenient and ecological alternative to discover the south part of the Island. Choose to rent your bike for 6 hours, or from 1-7 days.  For the duration of your tour, receive free assistance service in case of a breakdown or puncture. Start your adventure at the spectacular golden sand dunes of Maspalomas, a natural reserve since 1987, and ride along the entire coastline adjacent to the dunes with your city bike. Next, visit the Maspalomas Botanical Park which occupies an area of 12,000 square meters and houses more than 500 tropical plant species. Another point of interest is the Oasis of Maspalomas known as Charca, a small lagoon that serves as a winter destination for 40 species of migration birds, of which 23 species nest here. Continue the tour and visit the old Maspalomas Lighthouse, which has been in ...

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What people are saying about Gran Canaria

El conductor fue muy amable cuando nos levantó. Llegamos a un paraíso. Tenían una huerta muy bonita. Me encantó ver sus animales. El paseo en el camello fue muy bonito.

A great experience and best way to explore the city and learn about the history and culture. Very friendly guide. A must do activity of gran canaria.

Great experience, awesome crew! Saw a see turtle, many flying fish and a short finned pilot whale family! Worth every cent!

The staff showinf their trie interest in nature and animal-welfare! And of course the beautiful dolphins.

Great park, animals have now a good life! Admission fee was to cheap.