Rosario Islands Day Trip from Cartagena

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Rosario Islands Day Trip from Cartagena information and booking

7 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from most Cartagena hotels: Old City, Boca Grande, Laguito and Getzemani
Returns to
Concludes in a centrally located point
Time of departure
8amPlease note: Later departures are also available, depending on the time of year and current availability. If you’re interested in booking this tour for a later time, simply contact our local operator once your booking is confirmed and they’ll do everything possible to accommodate you.
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Tour description provided by Viator

Escape Cartagena for the day and take a trip to the Rosario Islands! Enjoy a 1-hour cruise from Cartagena to the Rosario Islands, a magnificent archipelago and a must-see while in Colombia. Spend the day relaxing in the national park, swimming in the pristine Caribbean waters, and visiting the local aquarium.

The Rosario Islands are a group of private islands off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia. Due to its beautifully intact ecosystem, the archipelago was declared a national park in 1977. The beautiful array of natural flora and fauna is sure to impress you! On this day trip from Cartagena, take a sightseeing cruise to the various islands and spend time relaxing on their beautiful beaches, including one on a private island! Take in astonishing Caribbean views and go for a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters. Stop for lunch on the islands and enjoy an authentic Colombian meal.Also included is a stop at the local aquarium, an impressive open-water display of aquatic wonders (entrance fee excluded). Relax as you watch a dolphin show, play with sea rays, laugh at the seals' playful performance, and admire the majestic sharks! Cruising back to Cartagena in the evening, witness a stunning sunset as you leave the beautiful Rosario Islands behind.

What's included

  • Private transport from hotel to port (only covers hotels located at boca grande, laguito, casco antiguo and getsemani)
  • Speedboat transportation
  • Bilingual english- and spanish-speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Welcome fruit cocktail
  • Use of kayaks
  • Drop-off at the port

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Aquarium ticket
  • Harbor tax approx. usd $7 ($12,000 colombian pesos) per person
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Island walking tour
  • Hiking, snorkeling and body massages