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Full-Day Rosario Islands Including Barú, Cholon and Playa Blanca

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Overview
Enjoy the most complete day tour in Cartagena going to different islands and beaches in Barú and Rosario Islands. Corales del Rosario National Park is the name of a group of islands in the cost of Colombia, located just an hour by speed boat from Cartagena, 20 mins from Barú. Blue water, white sand and awesome coral is the perfect mix for a sunny beach day, this paradise is the favorite destination in Cartagena and offer a natural environment to have fun and relaxing.
This tour have 2 options, gereneral tour and vip tour, both start at 6:00am.
Differentias:
The trip in general tour is from land to Barú in a minivan or Conty during 45 minutes, there are a stop in a mini market and at Barú you take the fastboat to go to the first island (Isla Grande), the time from barú to isla grande are 15 minutes more.
The trip in VIP tour is from water, we let you at dock and then you take the sport boat to the first island in a trip during 45 minutes
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  • 1
    Walled City of Cartagena
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 2
    Isla Grande
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 3
    Islas de Rosario
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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  • 4
    Cholón (Islas del Rosario)
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 5
    Playa Blanca
    Stop: 3 hours -
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • A full-day excursion by bus and speedboat to the Rosario Islands
  • Experience Isla Grande, Cholon, and Playa Blanca in one trip
  • Swim, snorkel, eat a beachside lunch and relax on the sand
  • Convenient hotel pickup and drop off in Cartagena included
What to Expect
Start your day early with a convenient hotel pickup in an air-conditioned minivan that quickly transports you to Barú, a coastal town about an hour from Cartagena. From Barú, a speedboat races you to the Rosario Islands for coral reef snorkeling and underwater sightseeing. After recharging with local fruits and water, continue to the beautiful island of Cholon. Party in the water alongside other boats, and then head to a resort where beachside drinks and massages are available (own expense). The boat tour continues to Playa Blanca, where lunch is served beside the picturesque beach. Lunch is followed by an afternoon of free time to relax in a hammock, sunbathe on the pristine sand or indulge in tropical cocktails (own expense). The boat and bus return trip delivers you to your Cartagena hotel at the end of the tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all travelers at the hotel, so we need mandatory the location of your hotel for the pick up, please give detail information.
Departure Time
6:15 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Lunch
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Snacks
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Tips (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A short distance of walking is involved
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • A minimum of 1 people per booking is required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I was trying to cancel this tour the day before and I was so glad I wasn’t able to!! They were right on schedule picking me up at the hotel, from there they went to get some other tourist. After that they dropped us off to get into a bigger buss. The ride was smooth and the
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What a wonderful way to spend a day in the sea!! I was amazed by the beauty of the beaches, local hospitality, colorful corals (yes, snorkeling was includes!) and delicious tropical drinks that we served in between our stops in paradise! :) The tour was absolutely worth it!!
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My son (19 years) and I (44 years) booked this tour via Infinity World Tours in Boca Grande on the recommendation of our Airbnb hostess. We paid 250,000 COP each. We had so much fun but we are very easy going and I speak Spanish fairly well. The pick up at our hotel was late
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It was a horrible experience through and through. The boat arrived to Playa Blanca more than one hour late, and when it finally did, we realized it was totally inadequate for the journey. The crew had no clue what they were doing, and I’m pretty sure we were close to capsizing a
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Response from Backpackersctg, Director Comercial at Full-Day Rosario Islands Including Barú, Cholon and Playa Blanca
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your comment, we will investigate what happened that day and we will take the necessary corrections, we continue working to improve.
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I had a wonderful experience on the Rosario-Island tour. I want to thank the Backpacker-crew for their effort during the day. Special compliments for Pedro and Stherling for taking care of us 🙌🏻❤️
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Response from Backpackersctg, Director Comercial at Full-Day Rosario Islands Including Barú, Cholon and Playa Blanca
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your comment, we will send your regards to Pedro and Sterling, we hope you are much better. Cheers!
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Yoander Aguiar Moreda
10
Amazing experience!!!
I was trying to cancel this tour the day before and I was so glad I wasn’t able to!! They were right on schedule
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MelissaR
62
A Cartagena must do!
This is a must if you are in Cartagena! Jesus was our tour guide and he did amazing. The transfer was without
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PADDY890
London, United Kingdom
32
Worst Experience Ever....
Awful experience! Over 1 hour late collecting me. inexperienced guides spoke No English! Vehicle Broke Down.
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Kris
Cartagena, Colombia
30
Playa Blanca
I had a good experience with our tour guide expert his name was Jose. The beach was beautiful although vendors
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Elizabeth L
10
Mud bath experience
Our tour guide, Sara, was very friendly and talkative. We enjoyed our ride to and from the volcano with her! We
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IrinaKnowsBetter
30
Beautiful Excursion! :)
What a wonderful way to spend a day in the sea!! I was amazed by the beauty of the beaches, local hospitality,
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Phylicia S
21
Amazing experience , Highly recommen
We contacted our guide via whatsapp the night before to confirm pickup from our hotel in getsemani. we were picked
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Ervis G
10
Great Tour!
Beach is amazing! As other people have mentioned, vendors come around offering their services but if you tell them
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Tom
10
Aviario tour
We had an all-day very enjoyable tour to the Aviario and Playa Blanca with Jose and Emma. We appreciated not only
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lillian910
Norwalk, Connecticut
80
Always awed by nature.
What an amazing experience. Harold our guide was well informed hospitable and great sense of humor. My friends
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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