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Spend an afternoon snorkeling and sussing out local wildlife on a full-day trip from Santa Marta to Crystal Beach and Tayrona National Natural Park. Keep an eye out for monkeys, deer, and more than 300 bird species in the 37,000-acre (15,000-hectare) park—home to the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains—then set off for a snorkeling adventure in the turquoise waters of Colombia's Caribbean coast. Look for dolphins and turtles, or simply sit back and enjoy Crystal Beach's white sands and spectacular views. 


  • Day trip from Santa Marta to Taryona National Natural Park and Playa Cristal
  • Visit one of Colombia’s most popular national parks, set on the Caribbean Sea
  • Look for wildlife like monkeys and deer
  • Enjoy beautiful Crystal Beach, a white sand beach within the park
  • Go snorkeling and keep your eyes open for turtles and dolphins!
  • Pickup and drop-off from El Rodadero hotels

What You Can Expect

Crystal Beach and Tayrona National Park Day Trip from Santa Marta

Snorkel off the shores of Colombia!

After pickup at your Santa Marta hotel, board a comfortable tour vehicle for the 1-hour drive to Tayrona National Natural Park. Prepare to spend the day exploring the 29,650 acres (12,000 hectares) of land and 7,410 acres (3,000 hectares) of sea that make up one of Colombia's most popular national parks. 

During your time in the park, keep an eye out for local wildlife such as deer, bats and howler monkeys. Additionally, there are more than 300 bird species that call this park home, such as white eagles and condors. 

Continue to Neguanje Beach, where you'll board a boat for the 20-minute ride to Crystal Beach. Once there, choose to relax and enjoy the scenery or buckle on a snorkel mask (rental at own expense) to explore the underwater world. Encounter more than 200 species of sea sponge, and get glimpses of crustaceans, turtles and dolphins if you're lucky. 

When your beach time is over, make the journey back to Santa Marta for hotel drop-off.

Customer Reviews

Martha M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was awesome..!!! It was very well organized. The instructor for the snorkeling at playa Cristal was very knowledgeable and help everyone to feel safe and enjoy the activity. The food was delicious. The beach is espectacular. I enjoyed. One of my favorite tours.

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