The swamp of la Virgen is the largest lake in Cartagena, on one of its sides, on the north of the city, we can find the small fishing village of la boquilla and an extense mangrove forest ecosystem that offers refuge to several species of birds and fish.
This tour offers an Eco-friendly alternative to disconnect from the loud city and and immerse oneself in the richness of nature, interact with the fishermen of la boquilla who have dominated this lands for at least two centuries and who descend from Africans who once were brought to be slaves but found in this part of the city a place to thrive.
The tour includes a peaceful canoe trip in the waters of the swamp, between the natural tunnels of mangroves giving you the opportunity to spot different species of birds and fish followed by a refreshing cool coconut. Later you will enjoy a typical lunch in front of the beach in one of the restaurants in the village.
Enjoy a 5 hour guided tour to "Playa Grande" near the fishing village of Taganga. Cross the market square of Santa Marta and appreciate the beautiful view of the bay of Taganga. After riding the electric bike, we take a kayak to go to "Playa Grande", and we will see other small fishing beaches to allow us to take several breaks. Back to the beach of Taganga, we will enjoy a typical Caribbean lunch in one of the kiosks located on the pier. After a final pick up from the village, we will return to our shop in the historical center by the same route. Join us and feel the trip !!
Paddle through the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Cartagena on this small-group kayaking tour. Touring in a kayak lets you get up close to the mangrove islands, home to a robust bird population, and your quiet mode of transport ensures you can hear their song and approach without disturbing them. A small group means you'll get plenty of personalized attention and instruction from your guide as you enjoy views of the Clock Tower, the Convention Center, the Roman Bridge, and the lagoon of San Lazaro.
This excursion will lead you to live an unforgettable experience, where you will sail on board a kayak through the Caribbean Sea between the beaches of Castillogrande in Cartagena de Indias and the island of Tierra Bomba, which will allow you to be in intimate contact with the varied landscapes Islanders, beaches with clear sands and the warm waters of the Caribbean, always enjoying an unparalleled view of the city.
Characteristics of experience
Paddling level: Basic
Approximate paddling distance: 6 - 7 Kilometers
Paddling time: 1.5 – 2 hours
Total experience time: 3 – 4 hours
Route: Departure Castillogrande beach – Arrival to Tierra Bomba beach - Return to Castillogrande beach
In this incredible week experience we will take you on a sailing yacht with all the commodities, sailing from Cartagena to the San Blas islands, a paradisiacal spot in the Caribbean with over 300 islands in the coast of Panama. The trip begins in Cartagena, the city once known as the pearl of the Caribbean due to the importance as one of the main ports in the Americas. We will sail around the Rosario Islands and see the coral reef surrounding them getting a little taste of what it is to come. The next day we will begin our tour around different islands in the area of San Blas. San Blas islands are known for its pristine-looking waters, coral reef ecosystems and varieties of fish and wild life with exuberant white sand beaches. In the islands you will interact with natives communities of indigenous people from the Kuna Yala tribe. Spend your days swimming and eating fresh fish and sea food and your afternoons lost in some island in the middle of the Caribbean watching a magical sunset.
Soak up sunset views of Bocagrande and Cartagena Bay from the water on a kayak tour from Castillogrande Beach. Benefit from your guide’s personalized insights and attention as you paddle along the coastline in a small group, and take advantage of late afternoon departure to escape the scorching sun and explore the port city in more temperate dusk hours.