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From Puerto de Mogán or Puerto Rico there are a large variety of marine excursions that are available that simply encourage you to get the most out of the glorious sea that surrounds the island while you are here on holiday.

Marine excursions range from the infamous booze cruises to more relaxed trips in a glass bottomed boat, a trip out to scout for dolphins or whales. You may even be considering one of the marine excursions offered by the yellow submarine.


Below you will find a short list of some of the Marine excursions that are available in Gran Canaria. The list of Marine excursions is by no means complete, but you will get the general idea.


Yellow Submarine

Yellow submarine excursion, Gran CanariaThis marine excursion aboard the Yellow Submarine not only gives you views below the sea level but you will also get to know the fishing village of Puerto de Mogán. The Yellow Submarine is an exciting marine excursion. This is a marine excursion which will also give you information on the fishing village of Puerto de Mogán. Puerto de Mogán is a beautiful fishing village, laid out like a small Venice, and often in fact, referred to as Little Venice. Take advantage of the Yellow Submarine marine excursion and travel to the bottom of the sea inside, the authentic Yellow Submarine, based at Puerto De Mogán. This marine excursion will give you plenty of precious memories, that will stay with you for a very long time, and serve as a constant and pleasing reminder of your time in Gran Canaria.

For more detailed information about this marine excursion read our yellow submarine page.

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Catamaran

Catamaran excursion, Gran CanariaThis marine excursion takes you on a luxurious journey on board the Supercat, and while enjoying the unrivalled facilities you will see some of the spectacular sights that the Gran Canaria coastline and the Atlantic have to offer.

The marine excursion takes you, along the south west coastline of Gran Canaria, as you head for the bay of Gui-Gui.

Along the way you will discover hidden coves, beaches and incredible rock and cliff formations, all as you sit back and relax on one of the sun loungers set out on the deck. While you are relaxing and enjoying this marine excursion, why not treat yourself to some time in the warm Jacuzzi. The Supercat will make a stop in a calm untouched bay and you will have time for a dip in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

The crew in charge of this marine excursion will prepare lunch for you, and the bar offers you red and white wine, beer and soft drinks all on free vend.

This marine excursion is a day to remember, and you return home feeling satisfied, relaxed and probably just a little suntanned as well.

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Aphrodite coast cruise in Gran Canaria

Aphrodite coast cruise in Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria Come and be tempted by the glittering crystal clear waters and sun-kissed coastline of Gran Canaria and hop aboard a relaxing cruise on a decadent Turkish Gulet.

Highlights
- Absorb the picturesque coastal scenery from the luxury of your own sun lounger
- Swim in the crystal clear waters of Gui-Gui beach
- Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on board

Spend a wonderful day at sea aboard the Aphrodite, a beautifully built Turkish Gulet. We'll go for a leisurely sail along Gran Canaria's idyllic southwestern coast, stopping for swims and a traditional meal with local wines along the way. All you have to do is relax on your sun lounger as the sea breeze ruffles your hair, watching the stunning cliffs and beaches just roll by. There’s not much more of a relaxing way to spend a day in Gran Canaria.

The tour starts off in Puerto Rico harbour where you will board the Aphrodite. This 27m vessel has been painstakingly built to traditional specifications in Turkey. Mahogany fittings, pine masts, wooden decks and a gleaming brass wheel will take you back in time to an era of unbridled luxury. You'll be treated like royalty from the moment you receive a welcome drink on boarding. Then lie back and enjoy the breathtaking scenery as you feel the gentle swell of the sea.

You'll see hidden treasures of the southwestern coast unfold before your eyes, water cascading down rugged cliffs, dark mysterious caves and the secluded Gui-Gui beach where we will drop anchor so you can go for a swim in the clear blue waters. Then enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch with unlimited drinks before returning to port.

Languages: Spanish, English and German.
Others: Afternoon sailing is only during summer.

Redeem information
Voucher type: Printed
Printed Voucher. Print and bring the voucher to enjoy the activity.

Location
Starting point:
Puerto Base - 35130 - Puerto Rico - ES

End point: Same as starting point

Schedule
Opening dates
15:00 - 20:30
09:45 - 15:15

Duration: 5 Hours

Guiding options
Guiding type: Guide

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Aphrodite coast cruise in Gran Canaria - with transport

Aphrodite coast cruise in Gran Canaria - with transport, Gran Canaria Spend a wonderful day at sea aboard the Aphrodite, a beautifully built Turkish Gulet. We'll go for a leisurely sail along Gran Canaria's idyllic southwestern coast, stopping for swims and a traditional meal with local wines along the way. All you have to do is relax on your sunlounger as the sea breeze ruffles you hair, watching the stunning cliffs and beaches just roll by. There can be no more relaxing way to spend a day in Gran Canaria.

The tour starts off with pick up at a designated point in Gran Canaria. Accompanied by a guide the coach will take you down to Puerto Rico harbour. There you will board the Aphrodite. This 27m vessel has been painstakingly built to traditional specifications in Turkey. Mahogany fittings, pine masts, wooden decks and a gleaming brass wheel will take you back in time to an era of unbridled luxury.

You'll be treated like royalty from the moment you receive a welcome drink on boarding. Then lie back and enjoy the breathtaking scenery as you feel the gentle swell of the sea. You'll see hidden treasures of the southwestern coast unfold before your eyes, water cascading down rugged cliffs, dark mysterious caves and the secluded Gui-Gui beach where we will drop anchor so you can go for a swim in the clear blue waters. Then enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch with unlimited drinks before returning to port where your bus will be waiting to take you back to your resort.

Meeting/ pick-up point: Pick up point near your hotel in Mogan, Taurito, Playa del Cura, Amadores, Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, San Agustin and Bahia Feliz. The rest of the areas have to go directly to the harbour 15 min before the departure.
End/closing time: At 3pm or 8.30pm.
Languages: Spanish, English and German.
Others: Afternoon tour only available in the summer.

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Las Palmas boat trip

Las Palmas boat trip, Gran Canaria A boat trip is great fun for all ages and you’re spoilt for choice with our two cruises in the waters off Las Palmas, the cosmopolitan capital city of Gran Canaria and one of the most important ports in the Atlantic. Jump aboard with us and enjoy the dramatic scenery in this fun and fascinating day out. You’ll see dormant volcanoes, historic castles and if you’re lucky you may even spot a playful dolphin or two or a pod of pilot whales, a common sight in these waters.

The first option consists of a four hour cruise around the harbour of Gran Canaria and the surrounding coastline. Enjoy great views of the city’ skyline – see if you can spot the Cathedral, the Castle of San Cristobal and the picturesque fishermen’s quarter of La Laja. The port itself is pretty impressive, shipping from all over the world stop here and it is now one of the most important ports in the Atlantic. We’ll also drop anchor for you to go for a swim before enjoying an on board snack.

The second option is a five hour cruise towards the popular beach of Las Conteras. After leaving the harbour, we’ll sail past the dormant volcanoes at La Isleta and El Confital beach. Don’t forget your camera – there are some amazing views of the city skyline and the 5km stretch of white sands running from La Puntilla promontory to the brand new Alfredo Kraus Auditorium. Then after a refreshing dip in the Atlantic, it’s time to savour some on board snacks.

On both cruises you’ll be accompanied by bilingual English-speaking guides. Our boats carry a maximum of eight passengers and we’ll serve you a choice selection of sandwiches, crisps, crackers and soft drinks. Children under the age of 12 get a special reduced price.

Meeting/ pick-up point: Hotel pick up only for the customers located in Las Palmas.
Duration: 4 /5 hours.
Start/opening time: Option 1 Hotel pick up 2.15pm, cruise departs 3pm. Option 2 Hotel pick up 8.15am, cruise departs 9am.
End/closing time: Option 1 returns 7pm. Option 2 returns 2pm.
Languages:English and Spanish.
 

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Dolphin search - with transfer

Dolphin search - with transfer, Gran Canaria Hop aboard and join a voyage of discovery in the waters off Gran Canaria to search for some of the friendliest creatures in the planet with this dolphin watching cruise. Watching these playful animals as they skim through the waves is an unforgettable experience and one that reminds you of the beauty and grace of the natural world.

Your adventure begins at the Puerto Rico docks from where we’ll sail out into the vast expanses of the Atlantic. Over the years, 29 of the world’s 79 dolphin species have been spotted in the waters around Gran Canaria, which is more than a third, a remarkable rate. Keep your eyes peeled for the fleeting shadow of a dorsal fin cutting through the waves - if you're lucky you may see a whole pod leaping out of the water, a magical sight you'll cherish for the rest of your life.

The most common sighting is of bottlenoses, which live in small family groups of up to a dozen animals though they have been known to hook up with other flocks. These elegant creatures reach speeds of 50km/h. On a really good day, you might even get to see them feeding on shoals of mackerel or sardines. Other species sighted in these waters include striped dolphin, the rough-toothed dolphin while sightings of the common minke whale and the sperm whale have also been recorded.

The ocean is a big place and while sightings cannot be guaranteed, dolphins are spotted in four out of every five sailings.

Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up point near your hotel in Mogan, Taurito, Playa del Cura, Amadores, Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, San Agustin and Bahia Feliz, between 08.15am and 9.40am. The rest of the areas have to go proceed directly to the harbor and be there 15 minutes before the departure.
Duration: Two horas.
Languages: German, English and Spanish.

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Scuba and snorkelling

Scuba and snorkelling, Gran Canaria Have you ever asked yourself what it must be like to breathe under the sea? It’s impossible to express in words everything that the underwater world has to offer. Come and find out for yourself. We offer a complete programme of courses for you and all the family. Don’t miss the chance to discover the beauty of the undersea world off the coast of Gran Canaria. All our courses are recognized by PADI, the world diving organization. Diving can be an extremely gratifying and satisfying activity, but like everything else in life, it is important who it is taught by and how. You will safe in the hands of our experienced team of instructors and secure with our guarantee of top quality service. Any activity you choose is bound to be a real adventure and an experience you will treasure for a lifetime.<br /> <br /> <strong>Meeting/pick-up point:</strong> Pick up point near your hotel in Mogan, Playa del Cura, Amadores, Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, San Agustin, Puerto Rico and Bahia Feliz. The rest of the areas have to go directly to the meeting point. <strong>Start/opening time:</strong> 10am.<br /> <strong>End/closing time:</strong> 4pm.<br /> <strong>Languages:</strong> English, German and Spanish.<br /> <strong>Others:</strong> Participants must be at least 10 years for the dive and six for snorkel. This activity is not recommended if you have respiratory problems and / or cardiovascular disorders or physical mobility problems. A document confirming you have no health problems is required.<br /> <br /> To do the immersion, a valid diving license is required. There are different options available: Immersion, 1 day course, and Snorkelling. The equipment is included in all options except immersion (price to be paid directly to the supplier).

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Sport Fishing

Sport Fishing, Gran CanariaThis marine excursion is available all year round. You will be taken out to sea aboard a fishing boat

From may through September on this marine excursion you will trawl for Tuna, Blue Marlin, Dorados etc. and if you go out on this marine excursion October through April you will be taken, bottom fishing for Sharks, Conger Eels, Rays etc.

Departure from the Puerto Rico dock at around 09:00h towards the local fishing grounds. Clients can choose between deep-sea (100 m-350 m deep) or surface fishing, for which equipment of the best American brands will be provided. Sandwiches and soft drinks will be served at noon. Sail back to the port to end trip at about 15:00h return to the different pick-up points.

Your marine excursion includes a days fishing, food and drinks plus all the fishing equipment is provided.

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Pirate Ship

Pirate ship excursion, Gran CanariaThis marine excursion welcomes you aboard a pirate ship, and you then set sail from the marina at Puerto Rico. You will need to take your camera as you will certainly want to take some photographs of the Pirate Ship Timanfaya.

This marine excursion takes you, on long and peaceful sail, before dropping anchor in a quiet little bay where you can enjoy the crystal clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean by indulging in a swim or perhaps you would rather just lie back on deck and sunbathe. Lunch will be served on board during this marine excursion, and at an extra cost there are other water activities available for you to enjoy. To end the day, you will sail back, and your English speaking guide will host a few games and activities that the whole family can join in with. All in all this marine excursion is relaxing yet fun.

This marine excursion is provided by Last Minute Travel. For more information in this marine excursion or to book your reservation: Telephone: 0034 928822028.


Sailing Tour

Your marine excursion begins from the port in Puerto Rico and you head off for Puerto de Mogán, a small fishing village sometimes known as little Venice.

The boat is then turned about and moored up in the bay of Taurito, a nice secluded bay. On this marine excursion don't forget your swimming things because you spend some time here and you have the opportunity to enjoy the sea.

During this marine excursion you are able to go for a swim or snorkel, ride the banana boat or go for a spin on a jet ski. You are even able to be hooked up to a speed boat and go parascending.

Some of these extra activities will cost extra on top of the marine excursion price.

This marine excursion is organized by Last Minute Travel.
For more information in this marine excursion or to book your reservation: Telephone: 0034 928822028.


Ferry and Market

Ferry and market excursion, Gran CanariaFrom the resort of Playa del Inglés you travel by coach to the port at Arguineguin. From here the marine excursion part begins, as you will take the ferry/water taxi to Puerto de Mogán.

Whilst at Mogan (also known as little Venice) you will visit an authentic and traditional street market. You will be able to buy souvenirs along with local produce and locally produced goods. For more information about this and other markets, available in Gran Canaria visit the markets section of the website.

This marine excursion is not to be missed if you are looking for a truly Canarian experience.

This marine excursion is organized by Last Minute Travel.
For more information in this marine excursion or to book your reservation: Telephone: 0034 928822028.


Dolphin Search Trip

Dolphin excursion, Gran CanariaThis marine excursion is extremely popular. We all love to watch dolphins on television, but with the Atlantic waters that suround the islands, being a natural habitat for these fascinating marine mammals, now you have the chance to see them for real. Up to now scientists, have identified 30 different species. It is even possible, occasionally to sight a whale.

This marine excursions sets you on board a vessel called Spirit of the Sea, which is a glass bottomed catamaran. The boat taking you out on this marine excursion is equipped with state of the art, underwater microphones, and cameras. While you are on board the marine excursion will last, for approximately 2 hours. Conservationists among you, will be interested to know that a percentage of the marine excursion price is contributed to the scientific research of dolphins and whales in the area. The research is being carried out by marine scientists that are on board during the marine excursion.

This marine excursion is provided by Spirit of the Sea.
If you would like more information about this marine excursion or to make a reservation with Spirit of the Sea, you can:
Telephone: 928 562229.
Email: spirit@dolphin-whale.com or visit their wesite: www.dolphin-whale.com


Costa del Carping Experience

Costa del Carping excursion, Gran CanariaThis is a marine excursion and much much more. "Costa Del Carping" is run by Dave and Alison Beecham. Offering you the chance to enjoy your holiday in one of the most beautiful settings that Gran Canaria has to offer with lakeside and mountain views, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Especially if you enjoy fishing. Let us consider for a moment that you are reading this because you want to enjoy your favourite sport while you are on holiday but your partner is not too keen. Dave and Alison have thought of this and offer services, excursions and transport options that go well beyond fishing and marine excursions. To make absolutely certain that you enjoy every single moment of your holiday and your time spent with them, and all the exciting things that they offer, they even encourage you to send them your shopping list, and they will take time out of their very busy schedule to make sure that your shopping is done. When you arrive your cupboards and fridge will be stocked with all your favourite goodies. Wow!! What more could Dave and Alison of "Costa Del Carping" possibly do? Read on, - Not only do they have expert knowledge in their field, and of Gran Canaria, but they also have available all the paraphernalia that you could ever need to make your fishing a total success. Your successes are shared with the world through their website. Your triumphs will be recorded for posterity, and you could join many others in their hall of fame.

No longer will it only be a tale of "the one I caught was this big", it will be up there for everyone to see and marvel at.

Hard to imagine I know but in luxuriously appointed accommodation that can accommodate groups of up to four people, Dave and Alison offer a lifestyle holiday that the whole family can enjoy, away from the hustle and bustle of the major tourist resorts, unless of course you choose to take advantage of some of the other services they offer as well, which include other excursions, not related at all with fishing, and transport, including car hire. Have we wetted your appetite? would you like to know more about "Costa Del Carping". Dave and Alison have much more information on their website www.costadelcarping.com. For further enquiries you can email them too at info@costadelcarping.com

Dave and Alison add: Firstly we are a carp fishing excursion and holiday excursion, the premier company on the island, established for over 8 years and our experienced and professional guides have over 22 years of fishing the many lakes on the island. We take a leisurely drive through the mountains, until we arrive at our exclusive lakeside resort in the mountains, where we have 6 luxury apartments, with patios and private fishing areas, great for the carp and bass fishing! The fish sizes are anything from 10lb to 50lb, and all level and type of angler are welcome! All tackle, bait and relevant equipment is supplied by our sponsors NASHTACKLE and SOLAR, so, the best of everything at the highest quality in the carp fishing world and also our viper bait boats! We work with Thomas cook, Thomson, and Firstchoice Holidays as an excursion from your hotel, for a fully inclusive day out, or you can simply book direct from the website www.carpfishinggrancanaria.com. Helicopter fishing trips are available. Groups and nonfishing partners are welcome. Please take a look at the website,your will not be disappointed!


The Sailing Experience

With so much sea around it hardly a surprise that there are now marine excursions on Gran Canaria where you can do the sailing. No longer is sailing reserved for the rich and privileged. It is becoming increasingly popular, and "Sail The Way" have brought all the excitement to Gran Canaria.

Sail The Way offer a number of different marine excursion varying in activity and price. For more information about the different excursion that are available and their prices email Sail The Way @ Sail The Way.com


Glass Bottom Ferries

Glass bottom ferry excursion, Gran CanariaMore a water taxi than a marine excursion, but lineassalmon sail the glass bottom ferry on special trips to see the dolphins when they are here. To view there sailing times and prices visit their website. Lineas Salmon

Another company offering a water taxi service with a glass bottomed ferry is Lineas Bluebird. Lineas blue bird sail between Puerto Rico and Arguineguin, and have a regular timetable.

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Jet Ski Safari & More

Jet ski excursion, Gran CanariaThis Marine excursion would be as equally well placed on the water sports page. They have so many different marine activities, as well as the jet ski safari. These include:-Parasailing, floating solariums, snorkelling and diving, pedal boats, paddle kayaks, and so much more. For more information, about the different activities that you are able to enjoy, and to view their prices, visit their website. Gran Canaria Jet Ski Safari


With Gran Canaria being a relatively small island, and the sea being such an important part of everyday life here, it is no surprise that for the holiday maker a marine excursion should become part of the list of things to do. For a relaxing sail or something a little more adventurous JustGranCanaria.com encourages you to take advantage of at least one marine excursion from the many marine excursions that are available.