Explore the wild coast of Fuerteventura on a 5.5-hour trek and learn about the mysteries and legends of the people of Fuerteventura. Then, you'll enjoy exquisite tapas typical of the island.
Greet your guide as you climb on board an air-conditioned coach from your hotel. Sit back and enjoy the barren and volcanic landscape of Fuerteventura as you make your way to the Presa de las Peñitas (Las Peñitas Dam). From here, begin an 8-kilometer (5 mile) hike of moderate difficulty.
Walk along the ravine that monopolizes the landscape until you get to Nuestra Señora de la Peña Chapel. Find out about the history of this sanctuary and its importance for the inhabitants of the island. It houses the beautiful statue of Santa María. Your guide will also point out the various films that were set in this part of Fuerteventura, for example, parts of "Exodus: Gods and Kings” was filmed in Vega del Río Palmas.
Next, make your way to Playa de El Jurado. This wild beach is famous for its surprising rock formation in the shape of an arch. The inhabitants of Fuerteventura believed it to be a “judging door” charged with mysticism.
After discovering the legends of this rock, you will head to the small fishing village of Ajuy. Here, you will enjoy some tapas of fried peppers, fish "croquetas", grilled tuna, salad and papas arrugadas with mojo picón and bread.
With a full belly, you will be driven back to your hotel by bus.
- We recommend you wear comfortable clothing for the hike, including closed toe shoes.
- We also advise you to wear a hat, sun glasses and sunscreen.
- Children under 9 years old may not participate in this activity.
Schedule and pick-up locations
- 9:00 am: Morro Jable, Esquinzo and Jandía.
- 9:30 am: Costa Calma.
- 9:50 am: Tarajalejo.
This excursion does NOT include hotel pick-up service from Corralejo, Puerto del Rosario, Castillo Caleta de Fuste, and other areas in the north and east of Fuerteventura.
|Adults||Children 9-12 years old|
Children 9-12 years oldUS$ 49.50
5 hours 30 minutes.
The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
English speaking guide.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 5 days before (Fuerteventura local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.