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Zumba and Island Hopping in Rosario and Cholon

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 07/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Take a break from mainland Colombia on this island hopping tour that includes hassle-free round-trip transport from your Cartagena accommodations. In addition to unparalleled ocean views from the boat en route to Barú, Rosario, Grande, and Cholon Islands, the tour features a snorkeling session and traditional lunch in secluded locations often missed by visitors.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Walled City of Cartagena
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 3
    Isla Grande
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Cholón (Islas del Rosario)
    Stop: 5 hours
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  • Boat tour offers sweeping views of the ocean and coastline
  • Snorkel in secluded locations far from mainland crowds
  • Enjoy a seafood lunch on Cholon Island
  • Convenient round-trip transport from Cartagena hotels
Important Information
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 36 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Caseyann wrote a review Mar 2020
9 contributions1 helpful vote
You can tell Jesus really enjoys his job and takes care of the people on the trip to make sure they have a great time. Over all amazing views and completely worth it. They did have a little trouble with the cars but it all worked out.
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Date of experience: March 2020
1 Helpful vote
MelissaR wrote a review Feb 2020
Los Angeles, California, United States9 contributions6 helpful votes
This is a must if you are in Cartagena! Jesus was our tour guide and he did amazing. The transfer was without delay to and from and everything explained well and in English and Spanish. Bring all your friends and get ready for an amazing day, the beaches are to die for and the
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1 Helpful vote
Sightseer778496 wrote a review Jan 2020
8 contributions
My brother and I, both in our early 50’s, took the snorkeling trip. We had a very good time. The islands were a great experience and we would book the trip again. While some could find the trip a bit rough around the edges, as long as you remember you are in Cartagena,
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Date of experience: January 2020
Vytenis K wrote a review Jan 2020
12 contributions6 helpful votes
It was a very pleasant day, full of fun. The program is good, nice boat trip, and lots of fun riding the waves on our journey back. Our guide Jesus was a wonderful person, always smiling, helpful, explaining everything we saw. I would recommend this snorkeling and island hopping
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Shanice wrote a review Nov 2019
Wallingford, Connecticut13 contributions2 helpful votes
My first time in Columbia and I had so much fun. Besides the irrelevant comments about the vendors making their living in their country.Jesus was an awesome guide he was bilingual. VIP pickup and drop off accompanied by 3 other individuals plus my friend. They made sure and
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Backpackers
Great day with Julio at the volcano!
Julio was great right from booking us in to taking us on our tour. His English was great and he explained everythin
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What a ripoff
This was a horrible tour. First of all, it says a maximum of 20 people, there was 40 people on a huge bus! They wer
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It was okay
My expectations were not really met for this. Therefore, the trip was okay for me and my person. There were a few t
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Kaysi C
Good overall
Overall good experience, only suggestion is to shorten the amount of time spent at Cocoliso and more time on Cholon
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Crowdy, because popular and still private
José picked us up at the hotel for a drive of just over an hour. Indeed, no more boat trips, as 7 years ago a bridg
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An easy, stress-free way to visit Playa Blanca...
We visited Playa Blanca twice on this visit to Cartagena -- once on our own and once with this tour. I would re
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Derek H
Great way to see the islands around Cartagena
Our tour picked us up at our hotel, which was nice, although it took a while to pick up the other passengers and g
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DO NOT BOOK with this company - Boat & Bus broke down
Took this tour March 2. Boat was running late because the motor needed to be fixed.(so they knew there was an issue
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The best
I had sooooo much fun. The water and beaches were beautiful. I was scared to snorkel so the instructor pulled me al
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It was good enough but to expensive
Water was filled with big rocks which made it hard to stand in the ocean. Food was good but to expensive. Better op
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Jeffrey R
Great day trip
From beginning to end what a day it was. From being picked up on time to getting to the different island. My plus
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Did not include everything described
We were picking people up from hotels for 3 hours because a van broke down. They cancelled 2 or the 3 activities in
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Playa blanca
This was the perfect beach day in Cartagena. The tour company made it easy and stress free. We were picked up at th
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Refund owed
They cancelled 2 of the 3 activities on the tour, said they would refund us $44 each, and now being told we have to
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Worst ever
I was told I would be picked up at 6:15 am and after finally getting in touch with someone around 6:45 they told me
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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