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In moments where adrenaline and fun go hand in hand, a good activity is to contemplate some of the waterfalls in Gran Canaria that are located on trails, parks, and other corners of the island.

In this article, we provide you with a list of the most beautiful waterfalls in Gran Canaria so that you can put together your itinerary and enjoy an unforgettable vacation in contact with nature.

8 waterfalls in Gran Canaria that will amaze

If you choose to travel from October to March, the rainiest season, you will have the opportunity to contemplate impressive views of the waterfalls in Gran Canaria formed in the channels of the ravines.

And in this list, we show you the places most visited by tourists who love hiking and contemplation of nature.

El Charco Azul

El Charco Azul is one of the few waterfalls in Gran Canaria that has water all year round, making it possible for you to visit regardless of the time you want to make your trip to the island.

This natural corner is near the town of El Risco, in the municipality of Agaete, and you can get there from Maspalomas, on a route of approximately 2 hours by car.

In it, you will be able to contemplate the fall of the waterfall on the channel, which transfers the water throughout the ravine. Its level can vary according to the rainfall of the time, although you can always contemplate the movement of water in the area.

Barranco de los Cernícalos

If you like the combination of flora and fauna accompanied by the view of a beautiful waterfall in Gran Canaria, visit the Barranco de Los Cernícalos and see the variety of native plants and animals that coexist in the place.

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This ravine is located in Telde and you can go hiking. You just have to be careful with the terrain because the trails can be formed by slippery rocks. We recommend that you wear suitable footwear and not forget about water.

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Barranco de Azuaje

The Barranco de Azuaje is located between the municipality of Firgas and the municipality of Moya, where you can see a beautiful channel of water that forms between the different waterfalls located in the place.

And while you enjoy its lush flora, you can also go hiking and explore the beautiful surroundings of this unique natural landscape.

A part of the bed of the Barranco de Azuaje is within the extension that includes the Doramas Natural Park, formerly known as “Selva Doramas” in honor of the warrior of the aboriginal peoples of the Canary Islands.

It inhabits one of the last samples of laurel forest that are preserved on the island of Gran Canaria.

Soria Waterfall

Between the municipalities of Mogán and San Bartolomé de Tirajana is La Cascada de Soria (Soria Waterfall), also known as La Cascada Bonita de Soria.

It is one of the waterfalls in Gran Canaria that produces the most flow during the rainy season. When the precipitations overflow the La Presa de las Niñas reservoir and a spectacular waterfall forms, the flow of which ends up going to the Soria reservoir.

Barranco del Negro

In the rainy season, the accumulation of water from the peaks and surroundings makes in Barranco del Negro another waterfall in Gran Canaria that stands out for its peculiarity.

This place is well known to those who are fond of canyoning due to the incredible natural beauty of its cliffs and other rock formations. Ideal for disconnecting from noise and busy city life.

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This ravine is located in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, it was born near the town of Tunte and ends at Maspalomas. In it, you can go through a kind of natural labyrinth formed by rocks and vertical paths, as well as jumps and green areas that conserve water during times of drought.

Doramas Park

In Doramas Park you can enjoy artificial waterfalls that adorn the place, along with the fountains, statues, and various specimens of plants and animals. It is located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and represents an oasis in the capital.

Palmitos Park

Finally, there is Palmitos Park, a park located in Maspalomas that has beautiful exotic plants, recreational activities, and contemplation of the natural landscape. Among its attractions are the impressive waterfalls of the Botanical Garden that have a unique charm for those who visit them.

In addition, you can contemplate the animals that are in the place, relax among beautiful gardens with ponds, participate in shows for all the public and visit the natural and saltwater aquarium to appreciate various species of marine fauna.

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Where to stay in Gran Canaria to see the waterfalls

Now that you know which are the most impressive waterfalls in Gran Canaria you can visit during the tour on the island, we invite you to stay in one of the hotels of the Lopesan Group.

In them, you can receive additional information about other interesting places to visit during your stay on the island.

To know more about our services or activities, contact us and we will be delighted to assist you.

 

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