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Great walk along the crater top

We came here for a final walk on Gran Canaria and really enjoyed the slightly scary hike around the... read more

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Susanne D
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Penmaenmawr, United Kingdom
Great Hiking tour on the island Caldera de Bandama

My family and myself had a hiking tour on the island . it was great . Interesting to visit the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
M D
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Slough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

We came here for a final walk on Gran Canaria and really enjoyed the slightly scary hike around the top of the youngest vulcano crater on the island with quite unique flora and fauna. You can walk down into the crater, but be prepared for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Susanne D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rain and fog were so fierce, that nothing could be seen or distinguished. A great disappointment. A real waste of a bus ride and excursion.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FrankCGlazer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and myself had a hiking tour on the island . it was great . Interesting to visit the caves in the mountain (located on the NE according my compass) . Great hiking tour for all young and old. Especially families . Get ready...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank M D
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Great place. We took the local bus from Las Palmas (had to change to another bus at Estacion San Telmo). If you want to hike around the top of the crater, calculate approx 1 hour 20 minutes. Due to the pebbles (small stones) at the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

10,000 years ago there was a bog boom that created this pretty volcanic crater. Today, you can walk on a well maintained trail from the rim to the bottom or walk on a trail around the top. Both walks give you great views of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Judi09
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

We had a car for the first day and we went to Caldera directly from the airport. The trafic was not heavy so it was nice road to get familiar with car, although sometimes quite narrow. We parked near the golf club and we went...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nezkak2017
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

I hired a bike in Las Palmas and ride to caldero bandama.. It's about 10 miles of mostly steadt/easy climb with one steep section. The views are great and the ride back is effortless!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dgchezza
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Today we went to both Pico as Caldero de Bandama. The top (Pico) was kind of strange. It's more kind of a roundabout at the top with no real parking lot. But you do have a great viewingpoint. The Caldera however...is stunning. The walk starts...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank E M
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

What a place to visit. First I walked to the bottom of the volcano, not too hard but be careful with the loose volcanic stones, you can slip. It took around 20 min to walk down stopping for photos. The way up was a little...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 143anthonyh
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Cannot think of any better word to describe the wonderful world of calm, vivid colours and geological wonders that are the rewards of any hiker willing to make the 200 meter descent to the bottom of this crater. It’s a steep descent and ascent with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SGC1980
1 January 2019|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Bus 311 does not go to the top of the peak but goes past the turn off for the peak. It stops at a small bar/restaurant with a bodiga behind. If you walk anti-clockwise round the crater the walk comes out about half way up... More
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AmitV745
20 July 2018|
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Response from AlexandraKP | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is definitely one in front of the café/bar on the main road and also I am fairly sure that you can park at the golf club just round the back of the village on the edge of the caldera. Alternatively, use the... More
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Julie F
24 January 2018|
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Response from Marek U | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the 311 starts from bus stop Plaza de las Ranas located in the old town, close to the Mercado de Vegueta. It finishes in Bandama bus stop and then you have to climb up the Bandama Peak (c.a. 30 minutes). The Caldera is... More
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