Are you on holiday in the Canary Islands and wanting to explore these natural treasures? If so, here is a good selection of beautiful waterfalls. It’s very easy to get around the islands thanks to the ferry service, so you won’t have any problem getting to see them all.
In Gran Canaria, there is a route that culminates with the force of the water opening a channel for itself through the rock and creating a pool with an intense blue colour. It is located in the municipality of Agaete and there is a hike of around 4 kilometres to get there. You can easily get there in 30 or 40 minutes. That’s why this makes a great trip to do with children.
Barranco de los Cernícalos
The Barranco de los Cernícalos borders the municipalities of Telde and Valsequillo de Gran Canaria. It is an impressive gorge with lush vegetation and waterfalls. On just one route, you can see most of the waterfalls on the whole island. It’s worth knowing that the walk has an approximate duration of 2 hours and a difficulty level of between easy and moderate.
Barranco de Azuaje
Barranco de Azuaje is an impressive gorge in Gran Canaria. Located between Firgas and Moya, it has been declared a Special Natural Reserve. And there’s no wonder, taking into account the stunning display of endemic flora and fauna found here. Of course, another of its attractions is the waterfall. The sound of falling water and the freshness emanating from it add a special charm to this natural oasis. It’s a perfect place to enjoy nature and relax in a tranquil, serene atmosphere.
Soria waterfall in Gran Canaria is a beautiful cascade of water located in the municipalities of Mogán and San Bartolomé de Tirajana. Lying in impressive natural surroundings, the waterfall drops in several levels through a rocky gorge. It’s a popular destination for day-trippers and nature lovers. It’s even better if you’re going with dogs.
Barranco del Negro
This is a fascinating and majestic gorge that you can explore on the island of Gran Canaria. Its natural, wild beauty leaves its visitors in awe, with its impressive cliffs surrounded by vegetation. Within the gorge, pathways unfold, calling on you to explore this unique landscape and to enjoy panoramic views that captivate your senses. Heading down into the grandiose Barranco del Negro is an unforgettable experience that showcases the impressive, pristine natural beauties that the island has to offer.
If you want to see waterfalls in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, head to Parque Doramas. This is a natural oasis in the middle of the city that invites you to connect with nature in a unique setting decorated with plants, fountains and statues. It’s the perfect place to relax, stroll, picnic and enjoy its artificial waterfall.
Located in the south of the island, Palmitos Park is the best zoo on Gran Canaria. As you might imagine, it offers you the opportunity to admire a big display of different species, both animals and plants. It’s also well worth visiting for its spectacular three-level waterfall. Nonetheless, you should probably know that it’s artificial.
We’re sure that, after reading this article, you’re really wanting to do a tour of all the waterfalls in the Canary Islands. All we’ve got left to do is encourage you to do it. Can you imagine a better way of spending your holidays?