La Gomera Open Top Jeep Safari

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Few people get to sample the rugged beauty of La Gomera...

Step back in time and discover the unique charm and dramatic scenery of the unspoiled island of La Gomera which is just a short ferry ride from Tenerife. This exciting jeep adventure combines breathtaking scenery, fascinating history and a dose of local culture.

Our guide to La Gomera Open Top Jeep Safari

La Gomera is a small volcanic island in Spain's Canary Islands chain and is home to wild mountainous landscapes, unique flora, rolling valleys and dramatic rising cliffs. And what better way to explore this spectacular scenery than via jeep?

Your tour starts with a 90 minute ferry crossing from Los Cristianos to the port of San Sebastian which allows you time to savour the coastal views of Tenerife and even relax on the top deck.

On arrival in La Gomera, you'll journey south to the monument of Sagrado Corazón which overlooks the capital before heading towards the Garajonay National Park, an area of beautiful laurel forest punctuated with rocky vistas and crystal clear springs. Here you will also see the famous Roque de Agando volcanic chimney.

Continue through the evergreen valleys, passing through tranquil villages and rare and mysterious prehistoric forest to the mirador de Igualero and the little village of Chipude for coffee. Here you'll get to see a fascinating demonstration of the indigenous whistling language - this was how the Gomerans communicated for many centuries.

Moving on, pass through Las Hayas and La Laguna Grande before testing the jeeps capabilities by going off road!

After lunch in Las Rosas, head to Hermigua, a local beauty spot. Here, local houses back on to the steeply-rising massif, the Roque de San Pedro, while the colourful gardens are bordered by palm groves and banana plantations.

The tour then returns to San Sebastián, where there is free time to visit the last remaining historical fortifications of Columbus before returning to Los Cristianos by ferry.

Please note:  Please bring your passport - this is required so that you can board the ferry.  

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for La Gomera Open Top Jeep Safari

  • Guests aged between 3 and 11 years are eligible for the child rate.
  • Pick-ups are available from most hotels in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas, Costa Adeje and Playa Paraiso.
  • The exact route is variable due to weather conditions but the content will remain more or less the same with similar points of interest.
  • The 4x4 vehicles can accommodate up to 8 persons.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions for La Gomera Open Top Jeep Safari

  • Is lunch included in the tour? 
    Yes - a typical Canarian lunch will be enjoyed in Las Rosas.
  • What is the child policy? 
    Guests aged between 3 and 11 years old must book a Child ticket.
  • Do I need to specify a day of travel when I book? 
    Yes, advance reservations are necessary.