There is no better way to discover the island than 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 of horse 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 available at your hotel on the south for the 1-hour tour.|
Pickup is available at your hotel on the south and southwest of the Island 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.|
|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|
|REQUIRED||Please, let us know your level of experience riding during booking in the observations.|
Weigh no more than 130 kilos.
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 tour (13:00 & 19:00)
The 1-hour horse riding tours are available at 13:00 all year long and at 19:00 during the summer period. 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, 12:30/18:30 *
- Playa del Inglés: 12:45/18:45
- San Agustín /Bahía Feliz: 12:50/18:50
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!