Mangrove Swamp Canoe Tour

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Activity Level



Adventure / Active, City, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be under care of their parents.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 10



Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (conversational), English (fluent)

Ecoligical tour in the Magrove Swamp of La Boquilla village.

Cartagena de Indias, a magical destination in the caribbean region of Colombia, it was founded in 1533. It is wellknown as the walled city, at the time of the colony use to be the most important bussines and the slavery trade center. Near the city we find a fishing town named Boquilla. Its community has an amazing natural and cultural wealth, this is the mangrove swamp that provides a direct value for the local towns, which since ancient times have obtained their sources for daily living from the ecosystem. A great diversity of birds inhabit in the swamp, also a great variety of fishes and sea crustaceans live in there such as crabs, snails. With this tour travelers could discover and enjoy a new place of much interest about the marine ecosystem and the most astonishing natural tunnels formed by nature. In adition, recognize the different kind of mangrove in the region.


Pick up at the cruise ship terminal.
Panoramic tour from the pier to the Boquilla village.
Photo stop at the San Felipe fortress. (15 minutes)
Visiting to the Boquilla fishing town.
Canoe tour into the mangrove swamp (for 1 hour).
Panoramic Tour back to the Walled City.
Visiting to the head quarters office (dungeons)
Return to the pier.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: "Leaving from the Gangway of the Cruise ship, please go on the walkway for 5 minutes by following the arrows painted on the floor. You will meet a Staff member with a sign with your name on it. Please, follow her to the independent area where I'll be waiting for you.

** Please, do not take the shuttle bus to the free shop, since that's far away from where I'll be waiting for you **"

"Meet Up Location #2: Hotel Lobby or Airport (I Would wait for you at the main exit gate)"

End location: I will drop you off at the same place you where picked up at the pier.

Duration: 3 hours

The weather condition can delay the tour.


1-2 People: We'll use a comfortable air conditioning car (brand: Renault)
3-10 People: We'll use a comfortable air conditioning Van

What’s Included

Air conditioning van.
Bottles of water.
Bilingual local tour guide..
cool coconut water.
canoe transportation.

What’s Extra

Personal expenses
If your party is bigger, please send me a message and I'll customize the tour for you.

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