We love to suggest activities and excursions continuously, among the wide variety of things to do in Gran Canaria. In previous posts, we have talked about several things, like the main events and festivals, the best beaches, the best Canarian cuisine and many other things. But today we are going to talk about this marvelous theme park in the middle of nature — the Banana Park! Off we go!
What is Banana Park in Gran Canaria
The Banana Park in Maspalomas is perhaps one of the most interesting parks - or rather a typical Canarian finca, packed with knowledge, information and lots of fun for the little ones.
At an impressive size of 50,000 square metres, there are not only more than 4,000 banana trees and over 400 orange trees, here you can also learn everything about the cultivation of bananas - from the small plant to the final fruit, the banana. If you’re interested in how the finished product is actually produced, this is the place to be.
The banana plantation and the orange trees are perfectly complemented by other, different plants that are lovingly cultivated and cared for here. Visitors will find avocados, mangoes, papayas and other exotic plants and trees.
Moreover, all kinds of animals provide lots of fun. Whether it's the donkeys, the camels, the ostriches or many other animals typical of a farm and a finca - all of them have found a home here, feel at home and make children's eyes light up.
Especially in the small petting zoo, the little ones can experience the animals up close and feel what an animal feels like. Furthermore, a butterfly house and a bird house invite them to explore.
The many small and big surprises in the relaxed and rural atmosphere of the Banana Park make the time pass quickly and there is no chance of being bored for long.
In addition to the extensive information material, visitors also have a very good guide at their side who is happy to share his knowledge and answer all questions comprehensively.
Those who need a little refreshment after their exploration tour can enjoy the fresh juices and food of the finca and purchase a small souvenir in the souvenir shop.
- Banana Park is open daily between 9:30am and 5:00pm
- Adults: €9.00
- Children: €3.00
- By car, or by bus. Here with line 45 from Playa del Ingles or San Agustin, but also with line 70 from Puerto Rico or Faro de Maspalomas
- Ctra. Los Palmitos, GC 503, Barranco de Palmitos, Maspalomas, 35100 San Bartolome de Tirajana
- 0034 928 141 475