Cartagena: 5-Stop Island Hopping Tour with Lunch & Snorkel

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Get ready for fun in the sun and discover the islands near Cartagena on this full-day speedboat island-hopping excursion. Swim, snorkel, and explore Rosario, Baru, Cholon, and more.

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  • Relax at two beach clubs in the sun and in water
  • Explore several islands in this island hopping tour
  • Swim and snorkel in the famously crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea
  • See the remains of one of Pablo Escobar's former plane underwater
  • Explore and walk Rosario Island, Cholon Island, and Baru


This tour is crafted to provide a full experience at a fair price, featuring a fast-paced itinerary with five stops including 2 beach clubs. It's important to note that not every stop is an island; there are only three accessible islands for public visits: Rosario, Cholon, & Baru. Other listings may promote snorkeling activities (Coral Reef & Escobar's Plane) as island visits, but they are actually water-based activities. Lunch and snorkeling gear are included, but tourist port tax cash fee must be paid before boarding (14.000 COP). We'll meet near the Historic Center where we'll board a large passenger shuttle boat that will take us to the channel of islands, 45 mins away. Upon arrival, you'll snorkel at a coral reef in a place known as Laguna. Afterward, you'll snorkel at Pablo Escobar's sunken plane. We then make our way to Playa Libre's beach club in Rosario Island for a Caribbean lunch and relaxation. You'll then proceed to Cholon Island, and finally visit another beach club in Baru until departure. Return to Cartagena at around 4 PM. Note: Regardless of where you book, expect Cartagena's nearby islands to be touristy. Island vendors in Baru and Cholon are very persistent and can be bothersome. Businesses on the islands have markups, higher than normal prices apply. Ask for the price beforehand and check receipts. Boat rides are bumpy.


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