Will you survive a combination of a camel and off-road Jeep Safari across southern Gran Canaria? If you like living life on the edge then sign up for this exhilarating adventure.
Discover the hidden beauty of the island in a fun and daring way. You will encounter humps and bumps along the mountain tracks in your 4x4 jeep and from the commanding height of a camel’s back.
This tour is one of the most exciting and popular ways to see the mountains and countryside of Gran Canaria. It is a truly fantastic experience for the whole family. A great day out for the brave hearted! Be prepared to get grubby and dirty as you explore the island.
Your exciting Gran Canaria Adventure Tour starts with a morning pick-up from one of the conveniently located points on Gran Canaria. In the company of your guide, take off in an open-top jeep to visit the famous Maspalomas Dunes.
On reaching the dunes you will enjoy a stop of 30 minutes to see the dunes in Maspalomas.
The route of the rest of the tour may vary from time to time but the description given below gives you an idea of what to expect.
You will stop at a typical Gran Canarian village of Cercado Espino before continuing north to the picturesque highland area of Soria, where there is a dam and beautiful lake. Here you will see magnificent views of the Pico de las Nieves (Peak of Snows). You will get more spectacular views and scenery at Presa de las Niñas, which is another well-known area for dams and reservoirs.
Continuing even further north you will come across impressive landscapes at Ayacata – the centre of Gran Canaria. Your tour will then head south towards San Bartolomé de Tirajana. San Bartolomé de Tirajana is an attractive town and sits at the base of an old volcanic crater. You will have a chance to appreciate its beauty and charm while you enjoy a delicious lunch.
Lunch will include:
Main Course: Chicken, rice and potatoes with ‘Mojo Canario’ (typical Canarian sauce)
Children will be served chicken with French fries
Dessert: an assortment of fruits
Drinks: water soft drinks and house wine
After the lunch break you will start off on the next leg of the tour.
Continuing south, you will come across the small ‘pueblo’ (village) of Fataga lying in the picturesque ‘Valley of the Thousand Palms’ with its tall cliffs, palms and fruit trees. You will enjoy a 30 minute camel ride in Fataga in "Zoo Camel Park Arteara".
After your Gran Canaria adventures you will be dropped back at your original departure point at around 1700h (5:00pm).
I got this trip for my mum & dad for my mum's 60th birthday. They both enjoyed the tour and had a lot of fun. I put a note for the organisers to see that it was my mum's birthday...Akvile Smalakyte
I went to this excursion expecting it to be a long day out! The 7 hours or so passed by in a flash! The panoramic views were amazing... the drivers are really nice also! You...Mrs L A Hosken
English Tour: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
French Tour: Monday, Tuesday & Friday
German Tour: Daily except Thursday & Friday
Spanish Tour: Thursday & Sunday
Approximately 8 hours
Pick-up is between 8:15am and 9:00am depending on your location.
Duration: Approximately 8 hours
Tour departs from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Pick up is also available from Mogán, Taurito, Playa del Cura, Amadores, Puerto Rico, Maspalomas, Playa del Ingles, Bahia Feliz and San Agustín.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to arrange the pick up.
Tour returns to your original point of departure
The tracks can be dusty if there's been no rain for a while so dress very casual indeed. Wear sun-screen and a hat. Don’t forget the camera!
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to arrange your pick up. Tell the tour operator where you are staying and they can advise which pick-up point would be the best for you.
This tour is available for people in wheelchairs if they are accompanied and if the wheelchair is easily portable
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