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Caldera de Bandama

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Address: Santa Brigida, 35300 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: 34928273027
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Trekking to the Caldera de Bandama in Gran Canaria
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Guided Day Tour on Gran Canaria with Lunch

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Long walk needed

The path within the caldera is quite long winded and you are advised to wear proper footwear. It can be quite chilly despite on a hot July month. To our surprise, the caldera was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 16:00 at the gate of Caldera de Bandama, although is was gorgeous, it closes at 17:00. So there was not enough time to walk down relaxed. Opening hours of Caldera de bandama are from 08:00 till 17:00..

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The path within the caldera is quite long winded and you are advised to wear proper footwear. It can be quite chilly despite on a hot July month. To our surprise, the caldera was very very quiet and there was almost nobody walking the path other than two to three tourists that we met occasionally.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Blue Global Bus, stops just outside the entrance to the crater. You have 2 choices, You can walk all the way around the rim, or if adventurous , you can follow the path to the bottom. It is about 200 meters deep, and the path is somewhat steep & twisty. I was glad of a walking stick . You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We visited the Caldera on a relatively cloudy and windy day but still enjoyed hiking round the crater. There are great views across to the coast and over to the mountains. You can also enjoy the interesting geological formation of the crater itself! There was also a fantastic array of various types of cacti. The walk took us about an... More 

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Thank Brit_travellerUK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Drove to the visitor centre and walked partly around the rim of the volcanic crater. Wonderful panoramic views of the island especially on a clear day. I was lucky and could see for miles.Bit of a windy road up and some spectacular drops to the side, but well worth it.

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Thank Duncan W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is a place to visit if you want fantastic views across Gran Canaria, From Las Palmas in the North to Masapalomas in the south the views are amazing - BUT don't forget the equally amazing view of the crater Bandama. This huge crater is worth visiting on its own - quite spectacular

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Thank len_green50
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Amazing views, well worth a visit. Informative video in various languages available giving more information about this beautiful island

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Thank Karen11101
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The size of this ancient volcano is amazing, there is a path down into it, but be warned its made up of gravel and can be a bit slippery and unsteady - definitely wear good shoes when you go. Once at the bottom there are loads of paths all over place so can spend half an hour to 4 hours... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Roads are very narrow and curvy, but when you get there, the view is impressive. We were lucky as sun shined there and the sky was clear and blue. Place is worth of visiting, if you are in Gran Canaria. This was a trip by Tjareborg, but some public buses go there also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Make sure to visit this geological, interesting place and if possible, do it when one has clear weather and no rain. If one has vertigo problems, the trip up there might give you some goose bumps, but you won't regret it! I was not able to walk down due to the bad weather the day we've visited, but if I... More 

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