There is no better way to discover the island then on horseback riding in Gran Canaria. Take this trip and your new 4-legged friend will take you down the local valleys through the hidden trails. El Salobre Horse Riding School in Gran Canaria is the best option for a horse riding tour on the island. You will experience the true pleasure and an unforgettable experience of horseback riding in Maspalomas.

 

HORSE RIDING TOUR GRAN CANARIA

The equestrian center has been running for more than 20 years. Jose’s professional team of riders will aid you during your riding adventure in Spain. The riding center is located in the “El Salobre” area close to the Salobre Golf resort. The extensive facilities of this riding school also include an exterior coffee area in which you can have a snack or a coffee.

Once at the riding center, the team will provide you with the necessary equipment and helmet. Later on, the horses will be taken out of the stables and led to the arena to get you on your saddle. Here you’ll begin the journey up the mountains. During the trek, you’ll make some stops to take some photos of the panorama. On one side, you’ll have the magnificent views of the Maspalomas Dunes natural reserve, the Atlantic ocean and on the other side, you’ll have the ravines and mountains of Gran Canaria.

The horseback riding tour is suitable for all levels. Whether you want a quiet ride for beginners to take some selfies or open-spaced gallops for the more high-level riders, the guides will be there for you. After you get back at the horse camp, for an additional fee, you can have a photographic record of the day.

TYPES OS RIDING EXCURSIONS

  • 1-hour tour
  • 2-hours tour

Check below for prices, pickup times and areas.

GENERAL INFORMATION – HORSE RIDING MASPALOMAS

PICK UP AREAS Pickup is available at your hotel only in the south area (San Agustín to Meloneras) for the 1-hour tour. Surcharges on pickups (see below*).

Pickup is available at your hotel on the south and southwest of the Island (San Agustín to Mogán) for the 2-hour tour. Surcharges on pickups (see below*).

DEPARTURE LOCATION El Salobre Horse riding school
PICKUP TIME See below for pick up times.
DEPARTURE TIME
1-hour tour (transfer only in south area) 13:00
2-hour tour (transfer available) 10:00 16:00
RETURN TIME 1 or 2 hours and an extra hour for transfer and preparations for the activity.
WHAT TO WEAR Comfortable clothes and shoes for this tour.
LANGUAGES SPOKEN BY THE TEAM English Spanish German Dutch
INCLUDED
Guide
Helmet
Safety vests for the youngest riders
A bottle of water
REQUIRED Please, let us know your level of experience riding during booking in the observations.

Weigh no more than 130 kilos.

FARES
  • 1-hour tour 13:00
    • Without transfer: 32€
    • Transfer from the south area*: 39€
  • 2-hour tour – 10:00 or 16:00
    • Without transfer: 49€
    • Transfer from the south area*: 55€
    • Transfer from the southwest area*: 59€

Kids between the ages of 3 till 5 can go for free mounted on the same horse as their parents.

HORSE RIDING GRAN CANARIA PICKUP TIMES AND AREAS

1-HOUR HORSE RIDING EXCURSION (13:00)

The 1-hour horse riding tours are available at 13:00. The following times are in regards to the pick-up times in your areas (* surcharges as stated in FARES on the General information).

    • Meloneras/Campo Internacional, 12:30
    • Playa del Inglés: 12:45
    • San Agustín /Bahía Feliz: 12:50
For those staying in areas not mentioned above for the 1-hour tour, you can be picked up from the Faro de Maspalomas bus station (include transfer in your booking). Taxi from there to the horse riding school usually costs about 8€.

2-HOUR HORSE RIDING TOUR (10:00 & 16:00)

The 2-hour horse riding tours in Gran Canaria are available at 10:00 and 16:00 all year long. The following times are in regards to the pick-up times in your areas (* surcharges as stated in FARES on the General information).

    • Puerto de Mogán y Taurito: 9:00/15:00 *
    • Playa del Cura/Puerto Rico: 9:10/15:10 *
    • Anfi/Patalavaca/Arguineguin: 9:20/15:20 *
    • Meloneras/Campo Internacional: 9:30/15:30
    • Playa del Inglés: 9:45/15:45
    • San Agustín/Bahía Feliz:9:50/15:50

Check out our other family-friendly activities to do on the island. After a long day out, we also recommend you try Taberna la caña for a nice paella. If you have any questions on the horse riding tour in Gran Canaria during you holiday, don’t hesitate to ask us!

For a day full of adventure we recommend the Jeep safari tour ,Canyoning Gran Canaria, Supercar Gran Canaria.  We also offer other great Gran Canaria boat trips in Pasito Blanco like the Blue Dream sailing boat trip along the coast Maspalomas, the Exclusive Boat ,  Supercat and Multiacuatic Dolphin Search Trip in Puerto Rico. If you are interested to rent  private yacht check out  Private Yacht Magic Island and Private Yacht Sunkis Boat tRip Puerto Rico

 

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Avatar für Klaudia Dopierała
Klaudia Dopierała
Polish
21 March, 2022

Bardzo szybka organizacja, miłe wspomnienia i przepiękne widoki:)

Avatar für Victoria Ichizli-Bartels
Victoria Ichizli-Bartels
English
10 July, 2023

My 8 year-old daughter and I participated in an one hour ride this summer. Neither of us had any experience with riding a horse before. We were both nervous and excited. My daughter got to ride Cumbre and I Casino. We enjoyed the experience very much. My daughter fell in love with Cumbre and with riding horses. We felt welcome immediately upon our arrival. The guidance was excellent. The route of the tour was beautiful with varying terrain. Both my daughter and I learned very much and recommend taking a ride with this company. My daughter hopes to see and ride Cumbre again.

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