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Things to do in Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, Spain

Our most recommended things to do in Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, Spain

From Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: Dolphin Watching Cruise

1. From Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: Dolphin Watching Cruise

Head out on a journey from the Puerto Rico harbor to spot whales, dolphins, and other marine animals in their natural habitat in the Atlantic Ocean. Get up close to the animals from your glass-bottom boat with unlimited drinks. Sail along the southwest coast of the island in search of marine mammals and benefit from the services and expertise of the friendly multi-lingual crew. Get up-to-date information about the sightings and different species. Avail of a boat equipped with a large glass bottom in both keels to experience life below the ocean waves without getting wet. Encounter a great diversity of animals including pilot whales, bottlenose dolphins, green turtles, and flying fish. 

Gran Canaria: Discover Gran Canaria Day Tour

2. Gran Canaria: Discover Gran Canaria Day Tour

Discover Gran Canaria on a guided bus tour through the great green heart of the island. See why this island is sometimes called a 'miniature continent' because of the huge contrasts in habitats and landscapes.  Benefit from pickup from Maspalomas, Playa del Inglés, San Agustín, Bahía Feliz, Puerto Rico, Arguineguín, Taurito, and Puerto Mogán. The northern middle area will amaze you with its green meadows, farming areas, forests, natural parks, mountains, impressive viewpoints, and hidden villages. Firstly, visit Telde, the 2nd most populous city on the island. It's modern but full of interesting history as it was the ancient capital. Learn about the history of its Church and about its past and present. Then, discover the charming old town of Arucas and its magnificent modernist Church of San Juan Bautista built with volcanic black stone.  After that, explore Firgas, known as "the Atlantic balcony" for its fantastic panoramic views. Find out why it is also called "the water village", for its exceptional waterfall fountain in the middle of the old town. Next, arrive in the mountain area to make a stop at a restaurant in the Valleseco surroundings for lunch (optional and not included in the price of the tour).  Continue through protected natural areas and mountains with stops at Mirador de la Cruz de Tejeda, which has beautiful views of Roque Nublo and El Teide. Finally, see the almond trees growing area of Ayacata, San Bartolomé, with fantastic views of the Santa Lucia Valley and the Caldera de Tirajana, and end the tour with an impressive panoramic route through the Fataga Valley Canyon.

Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: Jetski Tour

3. Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: Jetski Tour

Discover the Southwest Coast of Gran Canaria from a different perspective: On a jetski. Drive your own jetski as a monitor guides you from their boat, and feel the rush of wind exhilarate you as you whip across the water. Enjoy fast or slow speeds, breathtaking landscapes of the coastline, and a fun-filled day along the coast of the island. After all, you're at the helm. Marvel at marine creatures, including turtles, dolphins, and flying fish along your way.

Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruise

4. Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruise

Enjoy a trip along the waters surrounding Gran Canaria and see dolphins and whales up close on a dolphin and whale-watching cruise. Relax on board and snap photos of the idyllic scenery during the journey. Get as close as possible to the majestic dolphins while on the boat so that you can experience their natural habitat in an intimate manner. You can take photos as you watch whales and dolphins play. Sit back and enjoy the experience with refreshments purchased from the cash bar available on board — and bring the children along for a fun family outing.

Gran Canaria: Luxury Catamaran Cruise with Food and Drinks

5. Gran Canaria: Luxury Catamaran Cruise with Food and Drinks

Cruise along the southwestern coastline of Gran Canaria on a luxury catamaran. Relax in style and take in views of beaches, cliffs, and coves. Enjoy unlimited drinks and a buffet meal onboard. Take a speedboat to snorkel or join water sports activites. Set sail from Las Palmas and cruise along the coastline of Gran Canaria on a catamaran. Next, head out with the captain on a speedboat ride. Swim and snorkel with the gear provided, or take advantage of discounts on donut rides, or jet skiing and parasailing experiences. Savor a buffet meal prepared for you by the crew. Savor traditional potatoes served with mojo sauce, chicken meatballs, and a choice of salads and bread rolls. Enjoy unlimited beer, sangria, soft drinks, juice, coffee, and water from the onboard bar.

Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria : Parasailing

6. Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria : Parasailing

Soar above the waves while taking in the scenery of Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria on a parasailing cruise. Relax and enjoy an unforgettable flight for 1, 2, or 3 people. Take in the peace and tranquility as you soar up to 300 meters up in the air and enjoy wonderful views of your surroundings.

Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: Dirt Buggy Tour

7. Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria: Dirt Buggy Tour

Dare to ride a dirt buggy and explore Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria like never before. Try a tour in an off-road vehicle with extreme agility and resistance, ideal for the rough terrain of the mountainous Canary Island. Follow your guide in your own buggy that’s safe and easy to use, even if it’s your first time. Begin your route on the south coast of the island, and climb the dirt roads up the mountains to reach some impressive viewpoints. Over 2.5 hours you’ll venture across a variety of paths that let you accelerate to the buggy's maximum power, as well as windy roads that test your skills. Your guide will be right by your side to help out and offer interesting facts about the island’s landscape and natural wildlife.

Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruise

8. Gran Canaria: Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruise

Departing from Puerto Rico and sailing the southwest coast of Gran Canaria searching for dolphins and whales. You will be met on the bus by the guide, who will take you to the harbor in Puerto Rico from a ‘pick-up point’ near your hotel. We will set sail along the southwest coast of Gran Canaria where you can appreciate the astonishing landscape and scenery. We will search for dolphins/whales in our normal search range, which is 5/7 miles out to sea from the Faro Maspalomas to Venezuela. Our friendly guides and crew will be available at all times for your own comfort and safety. They will share their extensive marine knowledge and provide you with key information on the wildlife that we may encounter. Soft drinks and water will be provided free of charge and you can also purchase snacks from the bar. Dolphin Safari lasts typically around two hours. On arrival back to the harbor you will be transported back to your hotel. We recommend you bring Sun cream, a hat, and a jumper as it can get chilly out at sea. Multiacuatic is a newly constructed catamaran (2005). The boat is 52 feet long and 20 feet wide distributed into two decks. An access ramp is available if required for pushchairs. All possible precautions are taken in relation to safety and security. During the trip and whilst sighting marine life, a guide specializing in the observations of cetaceans will provide passengers with interesting and factual information. This guide can also give information about other marine life that may be sighted on the trip including turtles, flying fish, etc.

Gran Canaria: Catamaran Day Trip with Food and Drinks

9. Gran Canaria: Catamaran Day Trip with Food and Drinks

Snorkel, swim, and SUP paddleboard at stunning locations on this catamaran day trip from Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria. Sail aboard a comfortable, modern, and spacious ship. Choose the time that suits you best with morning and afternoon sailing options.  Hop aboard the ship in Puerto Rico and settle in with plenty of space on the sundeck and a cozy shaded seating area. Depart along the southwest coast while drinking soft drinks, beer, and sangria. See coves and beaches on the way to a swim stop just outside of Mogan. Make a splash with the provided snorkeling, SUP paddleboards, and kayaking equipment. Explore this breathtaking environment from above and below the waves. Climb back aboard and carry on carry on along the coast where you see the wild side of the island. Stop again where you can cool off in the water while the crew picks up your freshly prepared lunch from a local restaurant on the beach of Tasarte for the morning option, or tapas-style snacks for the afternoon option. Taste dishes like filet of tuna, breaded chicken, Canaria potatoes and mojo sauce, salad, and bread, while taking in sea views.  Slowly, make your way back to Puerto Rico while taking in the breathtaking island landscape. 

Gran Canaria: Indoor SkyDiving Experience

10. Gran Canaria: Indoor SkyDiving Experience

Defy gravity with skill, style, and courage with indoor skydiving for the ultimate adrenaline rush. Experience the thrill of freefall without an airplane or parachute. Enjoy an unforgettable experience of indoor skydiving at SkyDiving Wind Tunnel in the Canaries. Professional tunnel instructors will give you a short theory class after you check-in.  Enter the Flying Platform with the necessary flying equipment provided to fly. Cherish the unique experience of flying safely and enjoyably with your family.  Attend a FLY exhibition from one of the professional instructors in between flights. At the end of the experience, receive a diploma certifying the skills learned.

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What people are saying about Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, Spain

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 1,665 reviews

Very good tour, with competent tour guide and terrific driver who took us through the narrow roads of the mountainous landscape. Highly Recommended !

Declared itinerary, amazing guide, professional driver, offered lunch for 12€, transfer everything was great! This route is highly recommended!

Had an enjoyable trip the captain was very friendly and knowledgeable and made us feel very welcome.

Much fun, nice trip in the ocean and.... we have seen dolphins!

It was just wonderful and the weather was perfect!