Gran Canaria Big Island Bus Tour is a nice, full day excursion around the island of Gran Canaria. Starting from the south west coast of Puerto de Mogan, along the volcanic landscapes of Mogan Valley to San Nicolas (tomato plantations). We pass along the beautiful west coast rich in cliffs to get to Puerto de los Nieves in Agaete down north.
We drive through towns like: Galdar and Arucas (banana plantations) and we walk on Las Canteras beach in the capital Las Palmas. During the Gran Canaria Big Island Bus Tour you will be able to see its amazing mountains, endemic nature, diversity of the landscape, volcanic scenery, ravines, traditional villages and breathtaking view points.
GRAN CANARIA BIG ISLAND BUS TOUR: Mogán – Agaete – Galdar – Las Palmas
Gran Canaria Big Island Bus Tour is a good way to get to see the island in just one day. Discover this amazing tour during your holidays in Gran Canaria.
Itinerary on the Gran Canaria Big Island Bus Tour
The Gran Canaria Big Island Bus Tour starts in Maspalomas from where we drive southwest to the fisherman Puerto de Mogan. Charming town is also called by the locals “Little Venice”. White colonial style houses covered with colourful flowers and port with luxurious yachts will be remembered by everyone who visits this place.
Then, we go deep into the volcanic landscapes of the island. The route lead us through the province of Mogan to the rainbow rock of Los Azulejos (wall tiles). The mountain of this gorge shimmers with all the colours of the rainbow, from yellow, through shades of brown and red, to green, terracotta and blue (dominant colours). The guide will be happy to explain to you how this real miracle of nature was created.
Next you will have a chance to see San Nicolas, center of tomato plantations and big green houses with local fruits and vegetables.
Then, the west road famous for its beautiful cliffs takes us towards the north west of the island all the way to stunning Puerto de los Nieves in Agaete. There, you can see remains of the ancient “Finger of God “. In the port we planned time for a short walk around the coastline. At this point, we have a well deserved break and lunch in a fisherman ‘s restaurant, (available upon request in the beginning of the trip-additional fee). Lunch menu has delicious local food and soft drinks included. You can also bring your own supply and have it during the break as well.
Once, everyone is rested we will continue to drive along the north coastline towards the town of Galdar where we see one of the ancient kingdoms of the former inhabitants of Gran Canaria. Later, we arrive in Arucas town (town famous for their rum factory, banana crops and neogothic church build by Gaudi’s student (called mini Sagrada de Familia of Canaries).
Last point of the Gran Canaria Big Island Bus Tour is a visit of the capital Las Palmas. There you can see stunning panoramic view of the city with the beautiful Alfredo Kraus Auditorium and Atlantic Ocean in the background. You can also have a nice walk along Las Canteras beach or have a nice cup of coffee in the biggest shopping centers of the island Las Arenas.
This great full day tour will finish with passing by the city through Avenida Maritima, the main artery of the city of Las Palmas. Then, we head back to the south on the motorway along the east coast.
GENERAL INFORMATION GRAN CANARIA BIG ISLAND BUS TOUR
|PICK UP AREAS
|Free pick up and return to hotels and apartments in the south of the island
|PICK UP TIME
|Please be outside your hotel at least 10 minutes before pick up. See below timetable and pick up areas
|WHAT TO WEAR
|Comfortable clothes and shoes
|DURATION OF ACTIVITY
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN BY THE TEAM
|English Spanish German
- Puerto de Mogán (30 min.)
- Los Azulejos (10 min. approx.)
- La Aldea de San Nicolás (20 min. approx.)
- Lunch stop in Agaete (not included in the price) (1 hour and 30 min. approx.)
- Visit to the Banana Plantation OPTIONAL (20 min. approx.)
- Stop at the Alfredo Krauss Auditorium and Las Canteras Beach (30 min. approx.)
PICKUP TIMES BY ZONES:
Puerto de Mogan, Tauro – 9:25-9:25
Playa del Cura, Taurito – 9:15-9:20
Playa de Amadores, Puerto Rico – 9:05-9:15
Balito Beach, Anfi, Arguineguin – 9:00- 9:05
Meloneras, Sonnenland, Campo Golf – 8.35-8:50
Playa Ingles, San Augustin, Bahia Feliz – 7:50-8:20
Las Palmas – Pick up for Las Palmas clients is in Playa del Inglés (you will have to go on your own to the bus stop in Parque Tropical). On their return they can be dropped off at the Alfredo Krauss Auditorium in Las Palmas, if they wish.
GRAN CANARIA BIG ISLAND BUS TOUR
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Other interesting tour options
If you a looking for different island tour, check out our other amazing trips and tours on the island. Check out Gran Canaria island tour – VIP van tour , Gran Canaria Bus Tour and Gran Canaria Highlights Bus Tour. For a day full of adventure we recommend the jeep safari tour or the Pirate buggy tour. For a relaxing day on a boat, the Delfin Playa, Exclusive Boat Trip or the Blue Spirit catamaran are also great options.