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Rosario Islands Private Day Tour

Leave Cartagena behind and jump in the warm blue waters of the Southern Caribbean

 
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Cartagena Colombia Colombia private tour, personal tour
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This National Park is well preserved, very safe & has well protected marine life with many private hotels & homes.

Itinerary for your exciting tour:

* Depart Cartagena @ 7am - 10am
* Departure tax included
* We use fast boats to get you to the group of 26 islands
* We travel in small speed boat with only your group
* On the way we pass the entrance of the Cartagena harbour - Bocachica then we head out to the turquoise warm waters of the Caribbean
* You can go direct to the white sandy beach and have a cold fresh coconut
* Or continue to visit the islands and choose to go snorkelling or to the aquarium
• Rent snorkelling equipment on the boat (@ COP$25, 000/person)*
• Pay aquarium entrance on arrival to that island (@COP$15-20, 000/person)*
* Lunch on the beach is included - fresh fried fish or chicken w/coconut rice, patacones & juice/water or local b
* Relax in the sun until @ 3pm (captain will notify you)
* Return to Cartagena & hotel transfer

• Ask About Our Fishing Tours & Private Yacht Charter
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Itinerary for this exciting island tour:

• We pick you up at your hotel, apartment, hotel, boat. . .
• Depart Cartagena @ 8am - 9am
• Departure tax included
• We use a fast boat to get you to the islands in 45 mins
• We travel in your own private speed boat with your group only
• On the way we pass the entrance of the Cartagena harbour - Bocachica
• Then we head out to the turquoise waters of the caribbean islands
• You can go direct to the white sandy beach and have a cold fresh coconut
• Or continue to visit the islands and go snorkelling or the aquarium
• Rent the snorkelling equipment on the boat (@ COP$25, 000/person*
• Pay aquarium entrance on arrival to that island (@ COP$20, 000/person*
• Typical lunch (fried fish or chicken with coconut rice, patacones and juice) on the beach is included after these activities
• Relax in the sun until departure 3pm (captain will notify you)
• Return to Cartagena @ 4pm.
• We will take you back to the pick up point.

• Ask About Our Amazing Fishing Tours.
  Where and When:
Meet up location: Pick up at your hotel, apartment, airport, hostal, villa... port

NEW MEETING RULES AT CARTAGENA PORT: We will meet you CLOSEST TO THE FRONT/BOW OF THE SHIP - Please walk towards the FRONT OF THE FINGER DOCK - but stay inside the port area. We will meet you there. DO >>> NOT <<< WALK TO THE TAXI STANDS. If you do not see us, ask for a local cell phone or call our contact number listed on this booking/reservation sheet. Thank you.

We will have your group leaders name and a ToursByLocals sign.

NOTE FOR ALL CRUISE PASSENGERS: When registering for our tours please add your 1: full names as they are in your passport, 2: passport numbers, 3: country of issue and 4: the full name of the ship - not only the cruise company name. Type this in the final notes or in the MEETING PLACE section of the booking form.
End location: We will take you back to where we picked you up. Any changes could incur additional charges.
Duration: 6 hours
1: The arrival time at port is 7:45 am unless otherwise told by your guide.
2: Tour will depart once the boat is "ok'd" by local port marshal. He has to make sure all the boat safety regulations are being followed.
3: More than 30 boats depart this terminal daily, we want you to make sure you get on the correct boat to the right island . Please confirm with us before you arrive to the port.
4: Return time to Cartagena: 3-4pm.
6: Exceptions: sole discretion of captain.
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TOUR PRICE:  (duration 6 hours)
(max 10 people)
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40000 COLOMBIAN PESOS - If you go snorkelling the equipment rental is approx. COP$20,000/person.
If you go to the aquarium the cost is approx COP$15,000/person, children 1/2 price.
You can also buy beer and coconuts on beach, have a massage, arts and crafts, etc..
  What's Included:
* Tour guide for the day
* Departure port taxes
* Safety vest (must be worn at all time when on the boat)
* Captain and 2nd mate
* Return boat ride to the islands on a speed boat with 2 x 100 or 200 hp engines
* Boat capacity 20 people
* Tour of the islands and snorkeling masks
* Delicious typical lunch, consisting of fresh fish or chicken with a side of coconut rice and a delicious local plantain we call "patacones".
* All served on the beach.

* Larger groups than 10 please contact us for a custom group rate.
* Maximum 55 passengers per boat.
* We also have a boat which holds 100 + passengers.
* This boat takes longer to get to the islands and be aware the line for lunch will be longer also.
* This option is suitable for very young children and the elderly who are mobile-challenged.

* Transportation to the dock: For 2 or less people we will come and pick you up from your accommodation and take you to the boat. And the same in the afternoon upon return to Cartagena.
  What's Extra:
Transport to/from the docks: Groups of 3 -10 there will be a minimal flat transport fee of US$75 for both ways. Groups larger than 10 please advise of group size for special quote. Please pay this fee locally upon arrival in Cartagena in cash.

If you go snorkelling the equipment rental is approx. COP$20,000/person.
Note: Could be slightly higher in the winter, summer and holiday seasons and long weekends. Pay on the boat.

If you go to the aquarium the cost is approx COP$15,000/person, children 1/2 price.
Pay when you arrive to the island aquarium.

You can also buy cold local beer and coconuts on beach, have a massage, arts and crafts, etc.. Pay locally.
  Details:
Tour #: 6266
Tour Type: Water - Kayak, Rafting, Sailing
Transportation Method: We will meet you at your hotel, guest house, apartment, boat, airport and take you to the docks where the boats will be leaving from. In the afternoon when you return we will also take you back to your pick up point.
Activity Level: Light
Friendly: No.
We can take a person in a wheelchair however they will have to occupy two seats and will have to stay on board the boat during docking. The beaches are not paved so it will be difficult to leave the boat.
Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is enjoyed by all kids, but not for infants or women who are pregnant. The boat ride is unpredictable at times.

Groups larger than 10 please contact us for a custom group rate.
Language(s): English (fluent), Spanish (conversational) explanation
Maximum travelers: 10
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