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Fotos "San Cristóbal, Sabor a Mar" - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Experience Bright Impressions during Parasailing

You will do parasailing on Gran Canaria. You will pay 45 euros for the flight. This popular entertainment guarantees you a vivid experience and increase the level of adrenaline in the blood. It is suitable for you if you do not want to jump with a parachute or go on a helicopter tour. You don't have to worry about your safety during the flight. You also won't need any special training. You will go up on a small parachute to a height of 20 to 40 meters above the ocean. The parachute is attached to a moving boat. You will enjoy the panorama of the coast of the picturesque island, experiencing indescribable emotions.
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Aqualand Entertainment Complex

If you want to feel like a child, but experience the thrill at the same time, then visit the Aqualand Water Amusement Park. It is located in the open air in Maspalomas. It is open from 10 am every day. The park closes at 5 pm from September to June. You can visit it until 6 pm from June to September. If you decide to buy an entrance ticket at the ticket office, you will pay 28 euros. Ticket booked on the website www.aqualand.es costs 2 euros cheaper. 19 attractions, including extreme slides and rafting simulator, are waiting for you in the entertainment complex. You will also have fun in the simulated sea wave pool and swim in the artificial river here.

Surfing on Gran Canaria Coast

Gran Canaria's weather conditions allow you to enjoy surfing all year round. However, the strongest waves are from November to March here. You should keep in mind that if you are going to engage in this extreme sport in the winter, you have to be sure to use a wetsuit. Wear special shorts and a shirt during the summer months. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Extensive beaches with golden sand became the hallmark of Gran Canaria. Playa de Las Canteras enjoys great popularity among holidaymakers and locals huge popularity. Its length is more than … Open
You will be able to choose a place suitable for the conquest of the water element, taking into account the level of your training. Go to La Cicer Spot to learn how to stand on the board. It is a city beach with a sandy bottom and a small wave height. You can also go to Las Palmas Resort. The most stable waves are here. There are several surf schools here. You can be trained as a part of a group or individually. You will pay 35 euros for 1 hour of classes.
Fotos "San Cristóbal, Sabor a Mar" - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Exciting Tour to the Underwater World

The island was created as a result of a volcanic eruption. Nature has created beautiful landscapes at the bottom of the ocean. So you will get an unforgettable experience by diving in its waters. The water is crystal and clear here. Therefore, visibility is excellent even at a depth of 30 meters. You can see sea bream, barracuda, moray eels, as well as explore underwater caves, rocks, and sunken ships.
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There is a diving center in the south of Gran Canaria. You will learn how to scuba dive or improve your skills in a special pool here. You will also rent the necessary equipment. You will be taken by boat to the dive site. You will pay 75 euros. You will go on a journey to the ocean depths under the guidance of a professional instructor.
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Climbing Options

If you are a fan of rock climbing, you can do it all year round on the island. You can choose a suitable route here. However, you must have a license and insurance. You will receive these papers in the Gran Canarian Mountaineering Association. If you have all the necessary documents, you can go to one of the local clubs for climbers.
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You will pay 80 euros and join the group here. This group is engaged in rock climbing 2 times a week. You will be offered routes with different levels of complexity. For example, you will visit the Ayacata site. You will also be able to climb the Pico de Las Nieves. Its height is 2 thousand meters. You will admire Roque Bentayga and Roque Nublo from its top.

Visit Gran Karting Club

You need to visit the Gran Karting Club to do karting. It is located in the southern part of Gran Canaria. You will ride on the race track here. Its length is 1650 meters. You can also choose one of the types of carts. Some of them can reach a speed of 80 kilometers per hour. The time of entertainment depends on your preferences. However, you must pay 25 euros for every 10 minutes of karting.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Gran Canaria and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Gran Canaria
♥   Restaurant 'Deliciosamarta' Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Type - Creative. 25.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Terraza' Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Type - Classic cuisine. 26.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Churrasco' Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Type - Meats and grills. 26.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Arrosar' Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Type - Galician. 27.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ribera del Río Miño' Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Type - Galician. 27.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Gran Canaria
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Francisco' Canary Islands, 24.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Fortress of Santa Catalina' Canary Islands, 25.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of la Luz' Canary Islands, 28.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Andrés' Canary Islands, 87 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Juan' Canary Islands, 87.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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