Water activity

Gran Canaria: Guided Kayaking Trip

4.6 / 5

55 reviews

Activity provider: MOJO PICON AVENTURA

Gran Canaria: Guided Kayaking Trip

Activity provider: MOJO PICON AVENTURA

From US$ 65.93 per person

Would you like to discover the island from a different angle while kayaking and sunbathing at the same time? This adventure allows you to do this and more, providing plenty of opportunities to relax and enjoy the elements.

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Duration 4 hours
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Spanish, English


  • Enjoy a half-day guided kayaking trip safely
  • Discover the cost of Gran Canaria while paddling
  • Learn more about the canarian culture while visiting the Los Militares archeological site
  • Relax on the beach
Full description
After meeting at Santa Águeda's beach in El Pajar (Arguinerguin), you will be provided with your safety equipment partnered with some instructions regarding your kayaking. Shortly afterwards, you will start paddling across the beach as your adventure begins while paddling through the rocks in the direction of your first stop at the Los Militares archeological site. There you will have some time to recover a little as your guide provides you with some information about Canarian culture and the last aboriginals that lived there. Getting back to your kayaks, you will continue kayaking past all the little beaches of the south-west coast before reaching Playa de Montaña Arena, one of the last virgin beaches of the island. Here you will have some free time to have a swim, lay on the sand, and rest or play beach tennis, frisbee, or snorkel. You will also be able to recover with a provided picnic consisting of fruit, chocolates, nuts, biscuits, and water.
  • All the required equipment (such as a kayak, paddle, lifejacket, waterproof bag, insurance
  • English-speaking guide
  • Pictures
  • Sun protection

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Meeting point

Meeting point will be at 9:30 at the beach of Santa Águeda, next to El Boya Restaurant in El Pajar (Arguineguin), next to the cement factory. https://goo.gl/maps/hi7V524tND22

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • Please be aware that the kayaks have no other engine other than your arms
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 55 reviews

Review summary

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Was a fantastic morning spent kayaking with friends. Very enjoyable going along the coast. We went along the coast stoping at a beach along the way to look at some 13th century ruins that was very interesting to see a little history of the island. We then continued round the coast to a very nice secluded beach we’re we stopped for lunch and a rest to enjoy the surroundings. This was a fantastic 4hr experience which we really enjoyed and was a fantastic experience and different was to see and experience the island. Only do this if you have good upper body strength as it’s a physical experience but is well worth the effort as the experience is well worth the £52.11 we spent per person very enjoyable guide was really nice and engaging and knowledgeable 10/10 thanks for a fantastic time would definitely do this again thanks

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October 24, 2022

Overall, we had a nice time. The beaches were lovely, the weather hot and sunny and the water not too cold or too many waves. However, we did feel very left to ourselves when it came to handling our kayak. We were the slowest in the group to finish and were struggling. It’s hard work! About 10 meters from hitting the beach, a wave completely threw us off course and our kayak ended on top of some rocks and shortly after another wave flipped the kayak so we fell out. At that point the rest of the group, including the guide were already on the beach and NO ONE apart from a 10 year old boy came to help us even though we were very clearly struggling. The rocks were all over the place and slippery and the waves kept crashing into us whilst we were trying to get the kayak back on course. Our guide did absolutely nothing even though him and his team were only meters away. Very disappointing ending on a nice trip.

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August 5, 2022

For beginners in my opinion rather unsuitable. Everyone else was a lot quicker than us (my partner and I did this for the first time) so it was very difficult for us to keep up and not lose the group. The guide drove most of the time with the others, who were faster, so that we would have been completely on our own in an emergency. The basic organization of the tour was good and the guide was super nice. He even drove us back to our hotel after the tour.

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July 1, 2022

Product ID: 191345