Air sports in Gran Canaria / Sports

There are plenty of people who consider air sports are as rewarding as it gets, bettering all other sports in terms of thrill and satisfaction. Thus, paragliding, parachuting and skydiving, for instance, are highly appreciated by those keen on that specific adrenaline rush which can not be paralleled by any other sports alternatives.

Gran Canaria features a solid platform for practicing air sports. Plenty of sites and routes, as well as plenty of centers making it possible for tourists to discover the island from above its ultimate heights occasion unforgettable moments to all tourists raving after such experiences.

Air Sports Federation of the Canary Islands

This is the authority in charge with regulating the issues related to air sports. Tourists are advised to refer to the information provided by this authority before making up their mind about resorting to air sports as manner of diversifying their stay in Gran Canaria.

Name:
Air Sports Federation of the Canary Islands (Federacion Canaria de Deportes Aereos)
Address:
Casa del Deporte, C. Leon, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 334 805
Fax:
0034 928 334 805
Email:
fecda@retemail.es
Website:
deportesaereos.info

Canariaventura

Canariaventura gives tourists the opportunity to enjoy the stunning scenery of the island by means of a 20-minute flight the climax of which refers to a parachute jump from 3,300 meters. Anyone can enjoy the incredible rush, regardless of age or previous experience, due to the fact the activity is rather more about tandem parachuting than otherwise.

Name:
Canariaventura
Address:
1, Avda. de Francia, Playa del Ingles, San Bartolome de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 766 168 / 0034 670 777 343
Email:
canariaventura@mac.com
Website:
www.canariaventura.com

Paraclub Gran Canaria

Name:
Paraclub Gran Canaria
Address:
Aerodromo El Berriel, Ctra. Gral. del Sur, km 46.5, 35107, San Bartolome, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 157 000 / 0034 928 157 057
Email:
office@paraclubdegrancanaria.com
Website:
www.paraclubdegrancanaria.com

Skydive Gran Canaria

Name:
Skydive Gran Canaria
Address:
Aerodromo El Berriel, 35107, San Bartolome de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 157 325 / 0034 639 818 726
Website:
www.skydivegrancanaria.es

Attractions in Gran Canaria

Mother Church of San Juan Bautista

The Mother Church of San Juan Bautista is often referred to by the locals as the cathedral of Arucas, despite the fact it does not enjoy this statute.

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Surfing and windsurfing in Gran Canaria

Surfing and windsurfing in Gran Canaria are at their best, as compared with the specific opportunities available in the rest of the Canary Islands world.

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Harvest Museum

For an intuitive insight into the history of traditional agriculture and tomato growing in Gran Canaria, tourists should visit the Harvest Museum.

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Gran Canaria