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La Gomera Island Day Trip
Activities in Tenerife

La Gomera Island Day Trip

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VERY ENTERTAINING AND VERY WELL FROM THE GUIDE.
10 Carlos Carceller
  • The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and other languages. English
  • 10 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Discover the spectacular island of La Gomera, home to one of the most impressive nature reserves in the Canary Islands, on this day trip from South 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 neighbouring 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 indulge in a delicious traditional lunch. After your meal, you'll also get to enjoy a demonstration of La Gomera’s unique whistled language.

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

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

All guests must bring a valid passport to participate in this activity.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

Adults Children 2-12 years old Children under 2
US$ 81.70
US$ 41.40
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 81.70
  • Children 2-12 years old

    US$ 41.40
  • Children under 2

    Free

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Duration

10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and other languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in English and other languages.

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.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (Tenerife local time).

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in 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 - Where on the island do you stop for the bus to see the landscape?

    A - The bus stops at: El Mirador de San Sebastián, Degollada de Peraza, Roque de Agando, Garajonay National Park (La Laguna Grande), Juego de Bolas, Mirador de Abrante and San Sebastián de la Gomera.

  • Q - How long is the visit to Garajonay National Park?

    A - 15 minutes approx.

  • 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.

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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$ 81.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Free cancellation

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.

Meeting point

Ferry Terminal (Estación Marítima), Calle del Espigón.