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Animal Encounters - Escape Outdoor & Adventures - Private Tours

35109 Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Ranked #7 of 18 Activities in Maspalomas
Type: Educational Sites, Water sports
Owner description: Explore Gran Canaria. Escape Outdoor & Adventures offer to couples, families and groups on hollydays in Gran Canaria, the oppotunitie to have a great... more » Owner description: Explore Gran Canaria. Escape Outdoor & Adventures offer to couples, families and groups on hollydays in Gran Canaria, the oppotunitie to have a great moments to remember with great adventures, excursions and things to do in the whole territory of Gran Canaria Island. Welcome to Gran Canaria and enjoy. Charly « less
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is the single worst trip I have ever been on! On the day the weather was foul but they still insisted the trip could be done and described all the wonderful things we would see.... Only to be told at various intervals that they now would not do what was promised. I feel robbed! A full day trip become... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I usually enjoy 4x4 safari style jeep tours.. but this was a huge let down. Based on previous good experiences on similar excursions, I took the plunge and paid the 200+ euro for the day out with zig-zag. The day started chaotically, the staff overbooked tours and were turning people away.. unbelievable. I suppose our early arrival secured our ride... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

I love the jeeps! This is my 5th time doing them. You get filthy dirty on this one in gran canaria. Steve was a great laugh he was good with the kids. I did the camels and that was great I had lots of fun. The camels do just drop their front legs when it's time to get off but... More

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We booked the 4x4 experience for my family based on the Thomson welcome meeting presentation and the photography’s in the Thomson trips presentation booklet. We were told we would be in safari type open air jeeps. However after arriving at the meeting point we were aware that the fleet was very mixed with Zig Zag. Unfortunately we were allocated the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Went on this tour for my boys my chap n my 8 year old was dreading it im a girly girl hate muck but what an amazing day we had!!! Stopped at this little village and had bread made from ainseed and a smoothie made of fresh mango papaya absolutely lush!! Then we did some more exploring of all the... More

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Zig Zag jeep safari was brilliant and we'll worth the money we paid for it. The island is beautiful and we saw its plants and land. We went of road for about 20 mins and by god did we get destroyed is dust and sand. It's definitely not suitable for people who hate bumpy rides and getting dirty. The only... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We booked the trip through our travel agent @ £51 per adult which included lunch and the camel ride. We were picked up at 8.30 from our resort and taken to the main meeting place. We eventually got going at around 10ish. We head off into the hills in the jeeps and shortly after, stopped for a team briefing. This... More

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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Did this a a combo which included dolphin trip and camel ride, take a bandanna, or buy one in the camel park, you will come off it looking like you were on the set of The Good the Bad and the Ugly. It lasts a few hours and takes you well off road on what sometimes seems like a goat... More

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Juan Carlos V, Propietario at Animal Encounters - Escape Outdoor & Adventures - Private Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review. This gives us more desire to continue working for you. We always offer the best quality in customer relations and we do our best work with the best of our smiles. Thanks, and we hope to see you back soon for Animal Encounters Gran Canaria More

Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

we were a family of 6 on this Safari. The cost is high at over €260 but it is good value for the money. You really get to see the island and the off road bit was real heart in the mouth stuff. Just hold on tight! The lunch of chicken, coleslaw and mojo potato was really very good. Free... More

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Juan Carlos V, Propietario at Animal Encounters - Escape Outdoor & Adventures - Private Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review. This gives us more desire to continue working for you. We always offer the best quality in customer relations and we do our best work with the best of our smiles. Thanks, and we hope to see you back soon for Animal Encounters Gran Canaria More

West Lothian
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

This was the best trip I have ever been on! I have been to Gran Canaria for many years now (19 to be exact) and I loved see a different view of the island. The tour guide was very funny and made the day very enjoyable! The off road is very dusty so you will get dirty but that's the... More

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Juan Carlos V, Propietario at Animal Encounters - Escape Outdoor & Adventures - Private Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review. This gives us more desire to continue working for you. We always offer the best quality in customer relations and we do our best work with the best of our smiles. Thanks, and we hope to see you back soon for Animal Encounters Gran Canaria More

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