Gran Canaria is the place of pleasure and leisure. Here are even more fun things to do, other than laying down on the beach, drinking, dancing and freaking with guys, while you’re on the island.
Feel safe to directly book from right here, reservations are securely handled and carefully pre-selected by Booking.com and renown travel operator TUI via their ticketing company Musement.
1. Gran Canaria Island All-in-One TUI Pass
The easy way, get a pass. A package containing several activities in one pass which includes access to the Poema del Mar aquarium, the Palmitos Park zoo, the Las Palmas double decker bus, the Camel ride on the Dunes, the Bodega Los Berrazales wine maker and the Arehucas rum distillery. A pretty good deal which starts at 45 EUR at time of writing.
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2. Diving and Snorkeling
Discover the most impressive snorkel spots around Gran Canaria with a local PADI instructor as your guide. A fun experience for all, the tour includes tips for safe snorkeling along with all the info you need about the island’s marine life. High quality snorkel equipment is provided, along with round-trip transport between your hotel and the dive center.
Parachuting over the sea, known as Parasailing, or Paragliding. Have you ever discovered the pleasure of parasailing? There is no experience necessary! Come and try it, Watersports Luis Molina has a safe and professional boat and equipment. You can fly single or double flights and enjoy the awesome views from their parasailing boats.
The pleasure of parasailing is a unique experience, full of great sensations. Enjoy the sea from above with complete security and in total comfort.
You`ll feel the adrenalin as you ascend, and then soon enjoy total relaxation and well-being that comes from flying over the sea, feeling the fresh sea breeze and wonder at the marvellous coastal views, the Anfi del Mar Beach and the sea from way up above. An experience to remember all of your life.
4. Fly Over The Water on a Flyboard Hoverboard
The world’s latest watersports craze has landed in Gran Canaria. Flyboarding sees you strap into a futuristic jetpack and feel like Ironman as you fly up to 21 meters above the water, propelled by the awesome force of hydropower.
5. Ride a Camel on The Dunes
Get adventurous with a camel ride through The Dunes of Maspalomas. In the company of a guide, ride your camel through the soft sand dunes, enjoy the sweeping panoramas, and experience this side of Gran Canaria Island.
6. Skydive / Parachute
Conquer your fears, fulfill your dreams, live the exciting adventure over the incredible island of Gran Canaria: enjoy the experience of a lifetime.
Over The Dunes, a skydive professional instructor will accompany you in the extreme and safe adventure of jumping from a plane.
The Maspalomas Dunes is a unique wild place in the Canary Islands due to its beauty and range of ecosystems. Its 400 hectares include a fantastic beach, a dynamic sand dune system, palm grove, and a brackish lagoon.
An exciting 40 seconds of free fall at more than 200 km/h is followed by an exciting parachute flight over Playa del Inglés before landing safely in the famous dunes of Maspalomas.
Surprise yourself with the spectacular views of the ocean, islands, mountains, beaches, and dunes on the 8 minutes high flight and throughout the descent back to earth.
Your squirlfriends can record your arrival at The Dunes.
Opt for this 4 hour kayaking tour off the coast of Gran Canaria, led by a bilingual guide.
(Duration: 4 hours. From 62€. Operated by Mojo Pico Aventura)
Master the foundations of surfing—and hit the waves of Playa del Inglés—during this half-day, small-group surfing lesson. Courses include a mix of theory and practice, letting participants learn the ropes. All equipment (surfboard, wetsuit, fins, etc.) is included, plus snacks, bottled water, and souvenir photographs that can be downloaded free of charge.
(Duration: 4 Hours. From 55€. Operated by Surf Canaries)
9. Ride a Jet Ski
Jetski rides are the most popular activity of all water sports and of course you can rent one in Maspalomas. We offer Jetbikes and Jetskis for one or more persons. All Jetski riders get instructions to help make their ride safe.
10. See the Mountains on a Jeep Safari
Go on a Jeep Safari and visit Santa Lucía ravine de la Sorrueda, Fortaleza de Ansite, then lunch at San Bartolomé de Tirajana, then heading over to Valle de Las Mil Palmeras in Fataga, Mirador de las Moscas and then Dunas de Maspalomas.
11. Visit Las Palmas
Visit the capital city Las Palmas. Read all about Las Palmas here.
Also check our list of best things to visit in Gran Canaria on this link.