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E-bike rental in southern Gran Canaria
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E-bike rental in southern Gran Canaria

Rent an e-bike for up to week and ride around Maspalomas. Discover the city's most beautiful views and enjoy the freedom of exploring it as you like.

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Duration up to 8 hours
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Mojo Private Stand-Up Paddle Lesson Gran Canaria
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Mojo Private Stand-Up Paddle Lesson Gran Canaria

Give a new watersport a go in Gran Canaria with a private stand-up paddle lesson. A certified instructor will show you the ropes in a one-to-one session and teach you techniques such as centre of balance, gravity and turns. And because it doesn't take too long at all to master the basics, you'll soon be gliding like a pro across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Duration up to 2 hours
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Mojo Surfing Lessons Gran Canaria
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Mojo Surfing Lessons Gran Canaria

Whipped by Atlantic winds, Gran Canaria is one of the world's top surf spots. Learn how to handle a board and hit the waves with a two-hour surfing lesson at Las Canteras beach. With the perfect blend of instruction and practice, it's ideal for beginners. And when you want to level up your skills, there are more advanced options to choose, too.

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Duration up to 2 hours
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Las Palmas Past & Present STEP Walking Tour
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Las Palmas Past & Present STEP Walking Tour

See a side of Las Palmas most tourists miss out on. With this STEP walking tour, an expert guide will bring the sights of Gran Canaria's capital to life and share stories only the locals know.It all starts in Las Palmas' pretty old quarter, Vegueta. Peppered with traditional pastel-coloured buildings and ornate churches, its streets are the oldest in the city. You'll check out the 15th-century Casa de Colon where famous explorer Christopher Columbus is said to have stayed in 1492, and visit a tourist-free tapas bar for a snack.Admire the colonial-era architecture in Plaza de Cairasco and Plaza de las Ranas, before free time to stop for a coffee in the 100-year-old Café Madrid, where you can hear how General Franco plotted the Spanish Civil War. Take a walk in the shopping district of Triana, and there'll be wine tasting at a local bar. Finally, we round off in San Telmo Park – a popular hangout where you can sit back and see life in Las Palmas in full swing.

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Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Discover Gran Canaria Small Group Tour
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Discover Gran Canaria Small Group Tour

Gran Canaria is known as a miniature continent and as soon as you travel inland on this small group tour, you'll discover just why. You'll journey past ever-changing mountainous landscapes to one of Spain's 10 most beautiful towns, Tejeda, as well as Teror, Artenara, Valleseco and Telde, where we stop at a traditional olive farm.First up is Mirador de las Moscas for some top-notch photos. Then it's on to San Bartolomé and Tejeda – one of Spain's most beautiful towns. Afterwards, head to the highest town on the island, Artenara, with its striking viewpoint and Valleseco where you'll break for some lunch.After lunch, we'll continue to Teror, the religious capital of the island, where you'll see the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pine and discover its squares, historic corners and balconies carved from pine. You'll then venture to the island's oldest city, Telde, to visit an olive farm to taste and buy some of the local specialities.

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Duration more than 8 hours
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Mountain bike rental in southern Gran Canaria
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Mountain bike rental in southern Gran Canaria

Rent a mountain bike and explore the wild nature of Maspalomas and the mountains of souther Gran Canaria

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Duration up to 8 hours
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Dolphin Search & Market
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Dolphin Search & Market

Hop aboard the Supercat catamaran and cruise off southern Gran Canaria in search of bottlenose dolphins. The calm, warm waters here are home to many of these amazing creatures, who because of superabundant food and highly oxygenated currents can spend their days playfully cavorting. Catch the breezes on deck as you watch for your first glimpse as a playful pod surges into view. Then, with a bit of luck, you'll be treated to an incredible show as they leap, plunge and race through the water alongside you. And you may even spot baby dolphins swimming close to their mothers, too.

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Validity Flexible
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Aqualand or Palmitos TUI Package
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Aqualand or Palmitos TUI Package

Aqualand and Palmitos Park are two of Gran Canaria's biggest attractions, and with this ticket you'll get a transfer to the park of your choice. If you choose transfer to Aqualand, then expect thrills and spills in this world of water attractions. Take your pick from countless white-knuckle slides of all different shapes and sizes. Or, there's Palmitos Park – botanical and zoological gardens that featuring thousands of palm trees and plants, hundreds of exotic birds and mammals, and thousands of fish and reptiles.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Dolphin Safari Cruise Gran Canaria
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Dolphin Safari Cruise Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria's Atlantic waters are home to many amazing creatures, but on this selection of catamaran cruises, you'll go in search of dolphins. See them in their natural habitat, where abundant food and highly oxygenated currents see them spend their days frolicking and playing.Choose from three sailings:Dolphin Safari – Two-hour sail in search of dolphinsDolphin Safari & Swim – Two-hour sail in search of dolphins with swim stopDolphin Safari & Mogan Market – Two-hour sail with free time in Puerto de Mogan on market day

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Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Gran Canaria Hiking Private Tour Magical Waterfalls Route
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Gran Canaria Hiking Private Tour Magical Waterfalls Route

Challenge yourself to a hike amongst the rugged and diverse landscapes of Gran Canaria. Choose between three different routes including a mystery tour which changes weekly.The Magical Waterfalls hike will see you encounter streams and canals hidden in shaded woods as you trek through valleys of exotic flora. Or, climb to the island's highest peak, Pico de Las Nieves, on the Summit of Gran Canaria hike for some great views. However, if you really want to see the island through the eyes of a local, choose the Route of the Week tour. This carefully selected hike highlights some of the best things to see specifically on that week. Abite to eat is provided on all three routes, as well as an expert guide to lead you off-the-beaten path. Uncover a side of the island that you might not find in your guide book.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Zeus Dive Centre Scuba & Snorkelling Gran Canaria
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Zeus Dive Centre Scuba & Snorkelling Gran Canaria

Whether you're a seasoned diver or a complete novice and just fancy trying something new, you'll find a whole world of possibilities in Gran Canaria. The experienced and friendly staff at Zeus Dive Centre will help you choose what's right for you. There are snorkelling tours, first-time try dives and more advanced options, too. Ready to take the plunge?

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Las Canteras Snorkelling Experience
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Las Canteras Snorkelling Experience

If you love to spend time in the water, you'll love snorkelling – it's easy and definitely an experience you won't forget. Let a PADI-certified instructor take you into the waters off Las Canteras beach – one of Gran Canaria's top dive spots – to see incredible species of fish underwater. All equipment including fins, mask and snorkel is provided.

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Duration up to 2 hours
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