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Amusement parks in Gran Canaria

23 Aug 2019

This island, which is characterized mainly by its excellent climate and the fantastic coastal areas, has much more to offer. Explore numerous possibilities that both visitors and locals can enjoy every day. 


Today we would like to talk about amusement parks in Gran Canaria, which, together with the theme parks, are among the best leisure facilities on this island, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

Thanks to their interesting offer, the theme parks attract not only families, but all different kinds of audiences. The facilities offer the opportunity to spend an unforgettable day.

If you are planning a holiday with varied activities, this island is just right for you. As you may have read in other articles about Gran Canaria, the island offers endless possibilities to make each day a unique experience.

In addition to the excellent places, on both the coastal and inland areas, which made this island known as the "miniature continent", there are a number of very interesting possibilities that will make your holiday on this touristy canary island simply perfect. Enjoy places like:

Gran Canaria's amusement parks also offer a wide range of opportunities for everyone. Below we will list the most important ones, so you can choose the best itinerary for you stay.

The following parks offer ideal opportunities for the whole family in Gran Canaria. If you are travelling to the island together with your children, you will find all the important information about the different family activities on the island in the following article:

What to do with children in Gran Canaria

Which amusement parks are there in Gran Canaria?

Gran Canaria offers a wide range of different theme parks to spend an unforgettable day.

The creation of these parks can largely be traced back to the boom in tourism in the 1980s, when investment in infrastructure increased and many businessmen relied on this type of investment.

Let's start with one of the best leisure centres in Gran Canaria:

Holiday World Maspalomas Center: fun for everyone

Thanks to its wide range of new attractions, the Holiday World Maspalomas Center has always been a popular choice amongst tourists, locally as well as nationally and internationally.

In addition, the new redesign of the park, which reopened the summer of 2019, offers attractions and services for all kind of target groups, making it one of the best ways to enjoy an eventful day in Gran Canaria.

Among the most interesting features of the new Holiday World Maspalomas Center are the following:

  • Attractions: Traditional rides reinvented, to please the little ones. Like this you will be able to fully enjoy every single moment in this amusement park.

  • Restaurants: A high quality gastronomic offer, characterized by the extensive multiculturalism of Gran Canaria. In the new Holiday World Maspalomas Center you can enjoy a wide gastronomical offer. From the most selected dishes to simple recipes.

  • Bowling: Experience the first bowling alley in Gran Canaria with 16 professional lanes. Challenge your friends and find out which one of you has the best technique and accuracy.

  • Karaoke: Become a rock star and amaze with your voice in one of the four theme rooms with more than 8,000 multilingual songs.

  • Escape Rooms: Become a detective and conduct the necessary experiments to escape the room. Work in a team and experience the new way of entertainment together with your friends.

  • Gym: Get in shape on the 2,400 m² gym and enjoy guided classes, the sauna or the heated pool.

The Holiday World Maspalomas Center is one of the best theme parks in Gran Canaria. The perfect choice for your family and friends.

Aqualand Maspalomas

The most famous water amusement park in Gran Canaria and one of the best amongst the Canary Islands.

Spend a great time while enjoying the excellent climate that fills the island practically all year round with an average annual temperature of 22 degrees, sliding down the fast and funny slides of the Aqualand Maspalomas.

Angry Birds Activity Park

The funny birds of the famous video game have built their nest in the south of Gran Canaria. With a playground for children, where the little ones will have a great time with the funny and colourful attractions.

A great way to enjoy a day together with your family and watch your children have endless fun together with the main characters of this famous animation.

Palmitos Park

One of the best zoos in Gran Canaria, where you can discover the worldwide animal diversity. A special place for children, where they will primarily experience the beauty of nature.

Have fun with the famous dolphin and parrot park shows.

The Palmitos Park is one of the most famous theme parks in Gran Canaria and a prize winner in tourism on the island.

Sioux City 

This Wild West theme park will immerse you in an incredible experience that will make you feel like you are in the middle of a western movie.

Grab your cowboy hat and saddle your horse to enjoy unique shows that look like they were shot right in the Wild West.

5 theme and leisure parks in Gran Canaria that will give you a varied holiday full of unique experiences. No matter if you travel together with your family or friends.

Diverse hotels in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria has a very interesting hotel offer that complements the days in the amusement park with all the services you need to enjoy your stay on the island to a maximum.

We offer you 3 great hotels to enjoy a holiday full of fun and positive impressions together with your family and friends.

Maspalomas Resort by Dunas and Suites & Villas by Dunas

The Maspalomas Resort by Dunas and Suites & Villas by Dunas are hotels located close to the famous Dunes of Maspalomas. With well-kept gardens and spectacular pool facilities, as well as spacious and perfect rooms to enjoy the privacy and tranquility you deserve during your holiday in Gran Canaria.

An ideal option after an eventful day full of attractions. The perfect hotel to rest and relax.

Mirador Maspalomas by Dunas

The Mirador Maspalomas by Dunas is one of the best all-inclusive hotels in Gran Canaria, thanks to its excellent services, like the unique gastronomic offer, the swimming pool, room service and the excellent Duni world.

The group's mascot and the professional entertainers, offer a varied programme so the youngest hotel guests can enjoy a holiday full of fun.

Three perfect hotels to enjoy the best amusement parks in Gran Canaria and to experience your trip to the Canary Islands to its best.