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Canoeing & Birdwatching on the Mangrove

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews.Cartagena, Colombia

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Experience hosted by Cindy

4 hours
Includes food, drinks, tickets, transportation
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

1. We’ll pick you up at your accommodation early morning - 7 am and bring you to the fishing village of La Boquilla with is located 8 Kilometers from the Old City on the North way.
2. Your native guide will welcome you on board with fresh coconut and your wooden canoe to explore the mangroves forest of La Virgen Swamp.
3. During the canoeing, you’ll learn about the importance of the swamp for our marine life and the three types of mangroves that we find along the way, interact with the birds and fauna that live in this environment and then head to an island that is part of our history.
3. We’ll drop off the boat to explore the archaeological Museum, enjoy a snack with soft drinks.
4. Then get on board again to find our local beach for a typical lunch (catch of the day, coconut rice, patacones, fresh salad and a local beer). Take your time to enjoy the beach.
5. Finally we’ll bring you back to your accommodation.
1. We’ll pick you up at your accommodation early morning - 7 am and bring you to the fishing village of La Boquilla with is located 8 Kilometers from the Old City on the North way.
2. Your native guide will welcome you on board with fresh coconut and your wooden canoe to explore the mangroves forest of La Virgen Swamp.
3. During the canoeing, you’ll learn about the importance of the swamp for our marine life and the three types of man…

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What's included

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Tickets
  • Transportation
    Hotel picks up and drop off.
From $67
/ person
Sun, Oct 25
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$84 per person
$84 per person
Mon, Oct 26
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$84 per person
$84 per person
Tue, Oct 27
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$84 per person
$84 per person

Meet your host, Cindy

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 5 Reviews
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Hello! I am Cindy and together with Andres, Emmanuel and Jessica, we are part of the Cartagena Concierge team. We are a professional team with more than five years of experience and strategic allies committed to exceed the expectations of our customers, providing a reliable and exclusive service for those guests looking to live extraordinary and exciting experiences in the city.
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Where you'll be

The tour includes a peaceful canoe trip in the waters of the swamp, between the natural tunnels of mangroves allowing you to spot different species of birds and fish followed by a refreshing fresh coconut.
Visit an archaeological Museum located in one of the islands of mangroves, where you’ll be able to learn and discover from our ancestral indigenous culture. Enjoy a typical lunch with a local beer in one of the local restaurants on the beach.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews.

Thomas
February 2020
Amazing chill tour. If you want to see nature and learn about some of the history this is for you. Food was great and so was the host. I would take this tour again if I had the chance.
Ryan
February 2020
Manny - who works with Cindy - was an amazing host; very personable, fun, and engaging. We had a lovely ride through the mangroves, chilled in hammocks on an island, got a history tour, and had a ridiculously good fresh fish lunch on the beach. Would definitely recommend!
Manny - who works with Cindy - was an amazing host; very personable, fun, and engaging. We had a lovely ride through the mangroves, chilled in hammocks on an island, got a history…
Jennifer
February 2020
This tour is a wonderful escape from busy Cartagena. The canoe ride through the mangroves is very peaceful. The museum visit is interesting and the guides show a lot of passion and knowledge about their culture. The fish lunch on the beach is delicious! Our guide, Manny was amazing - he taught us a lot, was really friendly and a ton fun. We were really glad we took this tour and would highly recommend it.
This tour is a wonderful escape from busy Cartagena. The canoe ride through the mangroves is very peaceful. The museum visit is interesting and the guides show a lot of passion and…
Michael
December 2019
The mangrove swamp is a magical place for those who love nature and animals (especially birds ... such amazing birds). It was a lush and unique experience. Lunch with Manny was also awesome, we had some great food and talked about life.
David
December 2019
We loved our tour through the mangroves. During the peaceful boat ride we saw tons of bird species, and we visited a mangrove island that contained a museum of native culture. Our host was knowledgeable and friendly!

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  • Sun, Oct 25
    7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $84 per person
  • Mon, Oct 26
    7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $84 per person
  • Tue, Oct 27
    7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $84 per person
  • Wed, Oct 28
    7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $84 per person
  • Thu, Oct 29
    7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $84 per person
  • Fri, Oct 30
    7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $84 per person
  • Sat, Oct 31
    7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $84 per person
  • Sun, Nov 1
    7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $84 per person

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Cancellation policy

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Government ID

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

This is a private tour/activity. Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or partial refund.
We count with the the company Trituracion Protecnica S A S to our private transportation services.

What to bring

Please bring comfortable clothes to enjoy the experience to the fullest.