You will be able to combine a visit to Poema del Mar Aquarium with a tour through Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city, that is full of history, tradition and with a unique heritage in the Canary Islands.
Discover the amazing city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with this tour, which will take you to the most representative places of the island. Before the start of the tour, a bus will pick you at the hotel you are staying at in the south of the island. On the way to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, there will be a stop at Finca Canaria, in Ingenio. In this farm, with a certificate of the Regulatory Council of Ecological Agriculture of the Canary Islands, you will enjoy a small guided tour and know the aspects about aloe vera’s cultivation in Gran Canaria. Once the bus arrives in the capital city, the first stop will be Vegueta, that is the heart of the old town, where you will be delighted with the Cathedral of Santa Ana, the Episcopal Palace and the Casa de Colón Museum.
After exploring this stunning history-filled area, you will enjoy some free time in Triana street, where you can go shopping or have a nice coffee. This street is one of the most symbolic and important sites in the city, with its many shops on both sides of it and always full of lively local people. The next stop in the tour will take you to Altavista, where you will contemplate the city from the heights and enjoy a good panoramic view worthy to remember.
The last part of the tour will happen around Las Canteras, one of the best and longest beaches in all Europe. There, you will get to admire the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, and, as the last stop, you will go to the aquarium "Poema del Mar" opened in January 2018.
"Poema del Mar", one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world located on Sanapú dock, near to Puerto de La Luz and Las Palmas, symbolizes and displays the marine biodiversity of the islands and the planet. Inspired by the work of the great Canarian painter Néstor de la Torre, it is a unique experience in an aquarium that hosts 350 species in freshwater and saltwater. Among them, stand out the giant ray chaophraya (Himantura chaophraya), the human fish (Proteus anguinus), which is the first time that it is exhibited in an aquarium, different species of seahorses, sharks, among other exotic species. The return time will be by 15:45, the bus will pick up all customers at Santa Catalina Park for the way back to the south.
- Visit "Poema del Mar" Aquarium opened in 2018.
- You will visit the most important places in the old town with the help of an expert guide.
- Discover Las Canteras, one of the best urban beaches in Europe.