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The Tourist Boat

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Address: Muelle de Alfonso XII, 30202 Cartagena, Spain
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+34 968 50 00 93

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Well organised, interesting, value for money trip

This is a great way to get the feel of the harbour and its history, and such good value for money. I thoroughly recommend it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 21, 2016
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Hollesley, United Kingdom

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Bexley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst in Cartagena, we decided to try this 45 minute boat trip which incidentally doesn't run on Mondays. The commentary was very interesting and although it was January this was a very pleasant trip and just long enough to keep us interested without it becoming boring. I noticed on Facebook that other travellers mentioned buying drinks on board. We weren't... More 

Hollesley, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

This is a great way to get the feel of the harbour and its history, and such good value for money. I thoroughly recommend it.

Hong Kong, China
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134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The boat ride charges 5.75€. The whole trip takes about 45 minutes. You can disembark midcourse to visit a fortress on the seaside but I would not recommend it as you will have to wait for another hour at the fortress for the next boat. Unless it is very cold and windy, it is better to stay on the roof.... More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Following my solo trip in June went again with my partner and she thoroughly enjoyed it too. It's not overly exciting but with the interesting commentary it does give a sense of an historic timeline as it has affected the city over the centuries. An added bonus was the mooring in the harbour of the P&O cruise ship 'Ventura', a... More 

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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

A nice boat ride around the bay of Cartagena, with interesting explanations in Spanish and English. Nothing spectacular, but worth the 5.75 euros.

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

As a family of four we booked the tour an hour prior to the tour time. The boat was fairly packed and those clearly in the know or the pushiest charged straight to the roof of the boat and defended their seats strongly! The harbour tour was interesting and was given in English and Spanish. You can only just about... More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

You get what you pay for I suppose. It was a nice enough trip around the harbour. The trip takes approx. 45 mins & the drink is cheap enough on board. I wanted to book the 3 Hour trip but there was not enough interest for the trip to go ahead. Maybe my opinion was a little tainted as it... More 

Lancashire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We went on this trip which also included a trip to Fort Navidad. I would not recommend the fort as we did not have a guide and we were left for an hour until the next boat came along and there is no cafe. The boat trip though was well worth the 6 euros that it cost and I would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

the trip around the bay at cartagena audio available very interesting facts byt even better to get that sea breeze to cool down on a hot day. the trips stop between 2pm and 5pm well wprth a trip

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I only gave this 3 rather than 4 or 5 as there were a number of things on the day we were not impressed by. We were booked on the 16:30 tour and boarded the Barco. The upstairs seating was not clean with crumbs, dirty foot prints, and other rubbish left on the seats. The boat had hardly left the... More 

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