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

From US$95.00
  • A full-day excursion by bus and speedboat to the Rosario Islands
  • Experience Playa Azul, Cholon, and Playa Blanca in one trip
  • Swim, snorkel, eat a beachside lunch and relax on the sand
Full-Day Rosario Islands Including Barú, Cholon and Playa Blanca
From US$95.00
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Full-Day Rosario Islands Including Barú, Cholon and Playa Blanca
From US$95.00

Escape the busy streets of Cartagena with a full day on the Rosario Islands. A bus takes your small group to the Colombian coastal town of Barú, where a speedboat whisks you to the picturesque Corales del Rosario National Park. There, sunbathe on unspoiled beaches, swim and snorkel in the azure Caribbean, and relax. There’s no cost surprises as the tour includes lunch, hotel pickup and drop-off, park fees, and use of snorkel equipment.

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 an hour of coral reef snorkeling and underwater sightseeing. After recharging with local fruits and water, continue to the beautiful Plaza Azul on the island of Cholon, 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 will deliver you to your Cartagena hotel around 6:30pm.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Not worth it

The bus was over an hour last to pick us up. We got picked up close to 8:15 instead of the 6:30-7am window. The water is blue and beaches are nicer than the cartegena beaches however for its price it’s definitely not worth it. One...More

13  Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
great tour with a great tour guide

Really a great tour with a great tour guide - Jesus. Pick up was 1 hour late, but everything else was very good. Jesus put a great amount of effort that we have had a great day. Rosario Islands are amazing and we had a...More

1  Thank Maria S
Reviewed 14 April 2018
Great experience!

This tour was amazing! Definitely one of the highlights of my trip to Cartagena. The water is so beautiful, and the tour guides are very friendly. My tour guides, Jesus and Osmel, spoke English and made the whole experience very enjoyable. I definitely recommend this...More

2  Thank Jazmine A
Reviewed 1 April 2018
Interesting Adventure, not for everyone

If you are looking for pristine Caribbean beaches you wont find them here. If on the other hand you are up for a day of adventure on the water and on the beach, taking in some of the local culture, it is worth considering. It...More

2  Thank collins_p
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile
Do not do it!

Everything is in the title but for those who need to be convinced, I give more details below. When you do a day trip for 80€, you expect some quality in the service, however : - the bus to pick my friend and I up...More

5  Thank Thomas M
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Response from Sha1983 | Reviewed this property |
I did not get a vaccine. I just needed to give passport information.