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La Gomera Island Day Trip
Activities in Tenerife

La Gomera Island Day Trip

  • English English
  • 10 hours
  • Hotel pick up

The laurel forests of the Garajonay National Park, in La Gomera, is one of the most impressive natural reserves of the Canary Islands. Discover this majestic island on a 10-hour tour from Tenerife.

La Gomera Island Day Trip

After being picked up, you will head to Los Cristianos Ferry Terminal. From here, board a comfortable ferry to San Sebastián de La Gomera, capital of the neighboring island.

As soon as you disembark, take a bus to the interior of the islet. On the journey, admire La Gomera’s distinct landscape and Roque de Agando, a surprising volcanic formation, and one of the island’s most famous landmarks. The scenery surrounding this rock formation, which stands over 1,000 meters above sea level, is breathtaking. Upon arrival at Garajonay National Park, you will follow your professional guide into its green forests and discover its autochthonous plants and wildlife. In the park, you will visit the Laguna Grande (Large Lagoon). Although it is called lagoon, it is not a lake, but an enormous open space home to numerous mysterious stories and legends. Enjoy some free time to discover this spot at your own leisure.

After leaving Garajonay behind, head to the north of the island, home to several beautiful villages like Hermigua. Stop at the town of Agulo and enjoy a delicious traditional lunch. After your meal, revel in a demonstration of La Gomera’s unique whistled language, before making a stop at the must-see Abrante viewpoint, where the glass floors will make you feel like you're soaring over the cliffs of La Gomera.

Resume the day trip by heading to the impressive Vallehermoso viewpoint and then drive to the south of the island to take a short guided-tour of San Sebastián de La Gomera. Your guide will reveal the story of Christopher Columbus, who stopped here on his way to discover South America. You will also learn about the history of the fifteenth century fortress, Torre del Conde, one of the oldest historic monuments in the capital of La Gomera.

After the tour, you will embark back on the ferry and return to Tenerife. Once you get to Tenerife, you will then be driven back to your hotel.

Schedule and pick-up locations

Choose one of the following pick-up locations for this tour:

  • 7:10am - 7:15am: El Médano.
  • 7:15am - 7:30am: Callao-Paraíso, La Caleta and Ten Bel.
  • 7:25am - 8:10am: Los Gigantes.
  • 7:35am - 8:05am: Las Américas, Chayofa and Golf del Sur.
  • 8:10am - 8:20am: Los Cristianos.

Once you have booked the activity, the local supplier will send you an email with the exact pick-up time and location.

If you would prefer, you can also make your own way to the port and join the tour at the meet point.

Important information

  • This excursion does not depart from Puerto de la Cruz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and other tourist areas in the north of Tenerife.
  • All guests must bring a valid passport to participate in this activity.

Price

Adults Children 2-12 years old Children under 2
US$ 75.60
US$ 37.80
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 75.6
  • Children 2-12 years old

    US$ 37.8
  • Children under 2

    Free

More Information

Duration

10 hours

Language English

The tour is carried out in several languages at the same time, including in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Return ferry to and from La Gomera.

English speaking guide.

Transfer service in the interior of La Gomera.

Lunch.

Demonstration of the whistled language of the island of La Gomera.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Tenerife local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

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 - Can we take our own car on the ferry?

    A - Yes, but the excursion to La Gomera takes place by bus, so it is not recommended to take your own car.

  • Q - Is there an alternative menu for celiacs and people with special dietary needs?

    A - Yes, but you must indicate so in the comments when making the reservation.

  • 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.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 75.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Meeting point

Ferry Terminal (Estación Marítima), Calle del Espigón.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.