About Us

Urban Adventures Gran Canaria is run by two well-traveled expats, who’ve fallen in love with Las Palmas and decided to share their love with you! Anula has years of experience in tourism, from running a tour company to advising others on how to manage socially and environmentally sustainable tourist projects. Maria is a serious entrepreneur with a background in educational travel, who now proudly promotes a mobile and flexible lifestyle among travel entrepreneurs and corporates. We look forward to meeting you! 

TOUR GUIDES WANTED!

The Gran Canaria Urban Adventures team is searching for energetic and charismatic people who want to share their love of the city with travelers from all over the world. We are currently seeking individuals for freelance positions as tour guides in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Tour guides will be responsible for leading interactive, theme-based tours that will provide guests with enjoyable, engaging, and in-depth experiences of the neighbourhoods and local businesses in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Therefore, knowledge and a passion for Gran Canaria, its history, attractions, food, and culture is a requirement. Experience leading tours of the main tourist areas is a plus as well as knowledge of the local food and beverage scene.

Finally, we believe that the guide is the most important element of our tours so we are looking for people who are personable, passionate, entertaining, and fun, which helps ensure that Urban Adventures’ guests have the Best. Day. Ever. on our tours.

Requirements:

  • Be fluent in English and/or German

  • Be experienced in one or more of the following: tour guiding, acting, public speaking or teaching

  • Have experience interacting with diverse groups of people from a wide range of cultural, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds

  • Be knowledgeable of and enthusiastic about the history and culture of Gran Canaria and Las Palmas

  • Be comfortable with speaking in front of groups of people

  • Have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, sense of humor, and friendly personality

  • Perform well under pressure and demonstrate good judgment and communication skills

  • Be able to commit to giving tours at least three days per week, including weekends

Preference will be given to candidates who:

  • Demonstrate verbal fluency in a language other than English (in particular German, French, Scandinavian languages)

  • Are an experienced tour guide

  • Have food and/or beverage expertise (wine, restaurants, passion for cooking etc.)

We reward our guides with

  • incentives,

  • travel perks,

  • personal development opportunities,

  • access to a global community of 1000+ guides


Contract conditions

It’s a freelance contract. Candidates are expected to be self-employed “autonomo”. Employment opportunity after 6 to 12 months of engagement for successful candidates.


How to apply?

To apply please send to info@grancanariaurbanadventures.com your

  • resume

  • cover letter

  • a short introduction video (info about yourself and your favorite places in Las Palmas, which you’d take your foreign friends to)

  • also confirm your current legal status (if you already are self-employed or willing to register as autonomo if selected for a job)