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La Orotava Banana Plantation Tour
Activities in Tenerife

La Orotava Banana Plantation Tour

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We learned a lot about bananas, we really enjoyed the visit. Thanks!
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
US$ 23.50
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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What's the difference between a Canary Island banana and any other banana? Come and find out on our La Orotava Banana Plantation Tour. You'll learn the secrets of banana ripening and local agricultural techniques on this picturesque organic plantation.  

La Orotava Banana Plantation Tour

At your chosen time, we'll meet at the organic Canary Island banana plantation on El Rincón road, located in the municipality of La Orotava. From this spot in Northern Tenerife, you'll also enjoy incredible views of Mount Teide. 

Our visit will begin with a walk around the grounds while we explain the plantation's origins. As we look at the banana trees, we'll tell you about all the steps involved in the banana production process, from gestation to commercialisation.

We'll explain the unique characteristics of the Canary Island banana, the only variety of banana that has achieved the Protected Geographical Indication seal. Did you know that this product takes three months longer to ripen than American bananas? Hence its intense and delicious flavour, plus the high nutrient and vitamin content. 

In addition, as we are on an ecological farm, we'll tell you about this land's thriving ecosystem. This ecosystem includes insects that combat pests, grains to keep the soil healthy, and birds that provide fertiliser - each element playing a crucial role. 

At the end of our walk, we'll enjoy a tasting of Canary Island bananas and a delicious shot made from the fruit.

After a 50 minute visit, we'll say our goodbyes outside the plantation. 

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Price

Adults Children between 5 and 12 years old Children under 5 years old
Tour in English
US$ 23.50
US$ 11.80
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 23.50
  • Children between 5 and 12 years old

    US$ 11.80
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

50 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.

Included

English speaking guide

Entry to an organic banana plantation

Banana tasting

1 shot

When to book?

You can book up until 2 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Only some areas are accessible. Accessible toilets. An accompanying person is required.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity promotes local production.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 23.50
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Carretera El Rincón, 71.