We make your holidays in Gran Canaria a extraordinary experience

Our Team

These are the people that define our team of Walk in Gran Canaria. We are a group of people that live in Gran Canaria and we have a strong commitment with the respect for the enviroment and the sustainable development.

Our specialist route leaders know perfectly the island and enjoy showing the incredible nature of Gran Canaria to the locals and visitors.

We all love the place where we live, and through the routes and programms of Walk in Gran Canaria we want you to be part of the privilege that we are living in this espectacular island.


This is our team

  • Nina Hoogland

    Nina came to Gran Canaria 10 years ago, after travelling and living many other places in the world. She is a Biologist, specialised in the environmental sector and also a certified Tourist guide of the Canary Islands. Her passions are hiking, travelling and Nature, aswell as the local history and culture. Her wish is to make every day with every group special and interesting. She speaks Swedish, Spanish, English and French.


    Valerie Deweirder

    Valerie Deweirder has a long experience as hikking routes coordinator. She has a real passion  for planst and flowers, that know and respect deeply. Valerie speaks spanish, engish and french. Her biggest specialty is the Volcano and Wine Route.

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    Rafa Molina

    Rafa Molina enjoys each moment he spends in the nature. He is a very commitment person with the local culture and enviroment issues. He likes people and show the island to the visitors. Rafa is a tour guide that take nature trails and urban excursions.

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    Jose Vanderveke

    José, our belgian guy who lives here already since 1999 and always being active guiding international groups on Gran Canaria. With his knowledge of 5 languages (dutch, german, english, french and spanish) he completes perfectly our team so that we now also can accompany more clients in their own languages. His knowledge of the terrain here as a hiker, especially the southern and central part of the island, and his experience also with the frequently changing weather conditions during winter and spring seasons here, are very valuable and complementary.

At the office

Supporting our guides team, there are more people at the office to make your trip an awesome expereance: Juan Vicente Arencibia, Laura Morate, Marcos Vázquez and Pedro Quintana.

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