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City Sightseeing Cartagena Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Shore Excursion

  • City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of Cartagena
  • Create a personal sightseeing itinerary and explore Cartagena at leisure
  • Tick off top attractions such as Old Town Cartagena, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, and Las Bovedas
City Sightseeing Cartagena Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Shore Excursion
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48 Hour Hop On Hop Off TicketMost Popular
Enjoy unlimited hop on hop off for 48 hours with this ticket option.
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2 Day Hop On Hop Off Ticket
With this ticket, enjoy unlimited hop on hop off for 2 days.
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When your cruise ship drops anchor in Cartagena—a coastal city where Colombian and Caribbean cultures combine—maximise your time with a hop-on hop-off City Sightseeing bus tour. Take a seat on the bus at Cartagena Cruise Port and then disembark at one of 16 stops whenever an attraction captures your attention. Tick off Old Town Cartagena, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Las Bovedas, and many more while learning about the colonial city’s history from an audio guide.
What to Expect
Discover this beautiful city in Colombia that was founded all the way back in 1533. Cartagena is one of the countries major port locations, making it the perfect city to enjoy a Shore Excursion in! With a City Sightseeing Cartagena bus tour, cruise passengers can hop-on and enjoy exploring countless sights with ease. Hop-on and off at any of the 12 tour stops along the route, or stay on the bus for the full 90-minute duration. 

From our double-decker, open-top buses, passengers will have amazing views of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Felipe Fortress. This striking building is one of the most dominating along Cartagena's skyline and is well worth hopping off to explore. The Rafael Nunez Museum is another spectacular sight, hop-off and immerse yourself in the incredible history of the former Colombian President. You can also see for yourself the desk where the constitution of Colombia was signed!

Further notable sights include the Walled City of Cartagena - a famous landmark built to prevent pirates from entering the city; the Castillo Grand Bay - one of the city's most bustling areas filled with bars and restaurants; plus the RIO Casino, the biggest in the city!  

The route:
1 Muelle de la Bodeguita / Centro de Convenciones
2 San Sebastian de Pastelillo
3 Torre del Reloj
4 Quintal - Street Food Market
5 Castillo de San Felipe
6 Museo de Rafael Núñez
7 Boquetillo - entrance to the walled city
8 San Francisco - entrance to the walled city
9 Av. San Martín / Casino Rio
10 Hotel Caribe
11 Hotel Hilton
12 Bahía de Castillogrande
Reviews (66)
1 - 5 of 56 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful Cartagena - Great Old City Tour on Hop on Hop off

First of all shout out to Dimian our tour guide - the best breakdancer in Cartagena. Thanks for showing us around and making the tour fun and educational. We arrived on the cruise ship Divina and had purchased the tour through the cruise line with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ConchiClay
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Value

Special shoutout to Jhon R. who was truly fantastic and informative. He made the tour a real pleasure.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MichaelJ3900
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Worst tour I've ever taken. Bus stopped numerous times to allow street vendors to mob the bus windows and open doors. Bus intentionally stopped in street for over 15 minutes to allow vendors to harass all passengers with there stupid merchandise. Although we yelled at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Diane W
Reviewed September 30, 2018
Hop on...WAIT...wait more...then tour...finally

this was a shore excursion booked for when we docked from our cruise ship. It was appealing because you got both the hop on hop off experience as well as a guided 90 min tour of the walled city. At the port, the buses were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank ShelleyLovesAnthony
Reviewed September 15, 2018
Nice opportunity to get an overview of the city

As usual for ho-ho service it's good to get an idea of what and where is located in the city. Plus some information, not too much though. But you get a bonus of free transportation for two days :). What we really enjoyed was the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Irina_journey
CitySightseeingC1, Marketing & Advertising Manager at Citysightseeing Cartagena, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Dear Irina_journey. Thank you very much for sharing your experience about your recent visit at Citysightseeing Cartagena. We thank you for highlighting our service and the advantages of our exclusive City Tour in Cartagena de Indias. We received your positive comments about the great service...More

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September 18, 2018|
Response from Woof928394956 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Instructions said catch the bus at the cruise terminal but we didn't find one there. Evidently we were supposed catch the ones waiting ship side for their tours, just not mention we had our own tickets but... More
August 16, 2018|
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Response from IguanaHunter | Reviewed this property |
I a must pretty sure that you can buy a ticket at any stop.
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Woof928394956 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I wasn't able to find their bus after getting off the ship so I didn't use their service after buying a ticket.