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Cartagena: Rosario Islands Day Tour with Snorkel & Lunch

Activity provider: Backpackers Cartagena

Cartagena: Rosario Islands Day Tour with Snorkel & Lunch

Activity provider: Backpackers Cartagena

From US$ 75.64 per person

Discover the fascinating Rosario Islands on this day tour from Cartagena. Visit some of the islands' most beautiful locations, including Barú island, Isla Grande, Private Island Resort, and Cholon.

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Duration 7 - 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup optional
Pickup will be between 6:00 AM - 6:45 AM and can be made at any hotel in the touristic zone of Cartagena, or next to Éxito San Diego. Please be ready 15 minutes before the scheduled pickup time.

Experience

Highlights
  • Delight in a full day on the most beautiful beaches of the Colombian Caribbean coast
  • Visit several different islands in 1 day and learn about native culture
  • Snorkel in Isla Grande and enjoy a mini party in Cholon
  • Chill out with beach chairs and umbrellas on a private island
  • Discover a more secluded spot in Playa Blanca away from the main concentration of boats and vendors
Full description

Experience clear blue waters, white sand, and awesome corals on a day tour to the Corales del Rosario National Park. Discover the group of islands on the coast of Colombia, a perfect natural environment to have fun and relax. Start the day from the meeting point and after a speedboat ride, explore the fortress on Bocachica island. Continue to a relaxing private island where beach chairs and umbrellas await you. Spend time in the sun and have a seafood cocktail or lemonade in one of the most beautiful places you will visit.

Afterward, continue to Cholon to enjoy a mini party in the water with music, drinks, and people from other boats. Finally, stop at Playa Blanca in Barú Island, where there will be a more private space waiting for you away from the main concentration of boats and vendors. Here, eat a typical island lunch and spend the rest of the day on the beach, relaxing and swimming, before returning to Cartagena.

Includes
  • Pickup up at Los Pegasos Dock in Cartagena
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to buy)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

The activity provider will be at Pegasos statue is a pair of Horses Next to the Cartagena`s Boarding Dock La Bodeguita, a team member will be there waiting for you, please be there at 8 AM as the tour leaves at 830 AM.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Cash
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 305 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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A blast. Definitely worth the money, multiple stops at beautiful places and each one is a different vibe. Franklin was knowledgeable and kind and kept our big group together no problem, 5/5 stars just for him. Everyone on the boat was nice, so easy to talk to people, lunch was great I have no complaints!

November 26, 2022

The tour was really nice experience in general. It is a good option to visit multiple islands and do different activities. The snorkeling was a fantastic experience. The lunch in Playa Blanca was delicious. The stop at the private beach and on Playa Blanca were great opportunities to enjoy the beach. The party in Cholon was OK, depending on your taste, but we stayed there too long to my liking. We also left later in the morning, which added to less time on the other beaches, which would be more enjoyable for me.

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November 10, 2022

Basically a well organized tour. I found the second stop on the party island less nice. Huge numbers of people partying in a bay at tables in the water, surrounded by huge yachts and boats. At this and the last stop, sellers of a wide variety of goods came constantly and were sometimes pushy. Especially the masseuses introduced by the guide at the last stop. The food was ok. Lots of choice, but with additional costs. Like everything on the tour. The islands are very beautiful and the water is very clean.

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October 27, 2022

Product ID: 291745