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Hiking in Gran Canaria

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Key Highlights

  • Gran Canaria is a hikers paradise!
  • Fantastic fun for families or groups of friends
  • Three levels of hikes available – beginners, intermediate or advanced
  • Explore the lesser-known, unspoiled parts of Gran Canaria
  • Going on a guided hike means there’s no danger you will get lost
  • Fabulous photo opportunities
  • Includes snacks and shuttle service to the start point
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday


    Approx. 8 hours

    Start time

    Start time: The time will be confirmed to you on confirmation of booking of the tour.
    Duration: Approx. 8 hours (depending on your pick up location)

    Meeting Point

    Pick up is available from two areas:
    South Coast: From Maspalomas, Playa del Ingles, San Agustin and Bahia Feliz.
    South West Coast: From Mogan, Taurito, Playa del Cura, Amadores and Puerto Rico.
    Please mention which resort you are staying at in the special requests field at the time of booking.

    Ending Point

    Tour returns to the original departure point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    If you love hiking then this is the perfect tour for you. Walking the trails through the spectacular landscapes of Gran Canaria is a delightful way to discover the dazzling beauty of the island’s interior.

    The volcanic eruptions that created the Canaries aeons ago left a legacy of fascinating landforms, and hikers are greeted with exciting new views at every turn. Enjoy sparkling waterfalls, dizzying ravines, deep green pine forests and glades smelling of mint, sage and broom. See colorful wildflowers growing among the rocks and watch out for birds of prey circling overhead.

    Both the hikes are designed to suit every level of experience.


    At the start of the tour you will be picked up from one of the conveniently located collection points and taken to the start point.

    Accompanied by your expert English/ Spanish speaking guide you will set off along one of the island’s many excellent walking trails.

    You will discover the true inland beauty of Gran Canaria, a hiker’s paradise full of natural and historic treasures on its many trekking trails. Away from the hustle and bustle of the busy tourist beaches there is a whole other side to the island often dubbed “A continent in miniature”.

    With two different hikes designed to suit every level of experience, you are sure to enjoy the islands stunning scenery and diverse wildlife as your expert guides lead you through all Gran Canaria’s highlights and hidden gems.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Return transfers
    • English/Spanish speaking guide
    • Snacks
    • A bottle of water
    • Hiking trip
    • Trekking poles


    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Lunch
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm all details including the pick up arrangements.

    Kestrel Canyon hike is considered level 1.5 (easy to moderate) and Roque Nublo hike is considered level 2 (moderate)

    In summer (01 May - 31 October), routes will be as following:
    Tuesday: Roque Nublo (Level 2) – 11Km / 400Hm Up / 480Hm Down.
    Friday: Kestrel Canyon (Level 1.5) – 8Km / 250Hm Up / 250Hm Down.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Nice and interesting hike!

      Very nice drive in to the center of island. Nice hike with a very patient, funny and knowledgeable guide. Very recommendable....

      Erland Myrheim
    • Going up is a peach... going down is not for those with vertigo!

      I took the Level 2+ hiking tour up to the Paseo de Ladrones and up on the west side of the island, and it was brilliant fun. Made some friends, enjoyed the volcanic scenery,...

      Aleksandra Stevanovic
    • Fantastic, fun, friendly, informative, stress-free hiking- a work-out for body and mind :0))

      Not wanting the hassle and stress of getting lost hiking alone, I decided on an organised hiking tour- to get to know the real Gran Canaria and to sweat out the Sangria of the...

      Elizabeth Stewart
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