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Volcan de Lodo El Totumo (Mud Volcano)

Cartagena, Colombia
+57 302 2873271
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Cartagena, Colombia
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"unique experience"
in 60 reviews
"your bathing suit"
in 26 reviews
"camera guy"
in 16 reviews
"small bills"
in 15 reviews
"climb down"
in 14 reviews
"massage guys"
in 6 reviews
"nearby lake"
in 11 reviews
"local women"
in 17 reviews
"take pictures"
in 36 reviews
"strange experience"
in 6 reviews
"wooden ladder"
in 6 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 16 reviews
"change of clothes"
in 6 reviews
"half day trip"
in 7 reviews
"photos taken"
in 7 reviews
"private car"
in 10 reviews
"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went to Cartagena to celebrate my birthday with a friend who's birthday is 2 days before mine and we didn't know what to spect. We decided to do the volcano de lodo tour because it was something different. The ride to the volcano was...More

Thank HeileenD
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there really isn't much to do in Cartagena so most likely you will end up coming here. the experience and money it think its worth it. 28 dollars provides a meal, volcano followed by spending time at a local beach. Best to attend during the...More

1  Thank Omctrav
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a few friends. An interesting place - we enjoyed the mud, and also the fact that a number of people are making a lityle money -massage, camera, washers, food... One this that is doubtful - hygiene in a warm mud-piy with 1000 people...More

Thank Deni P
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Booked tour in Cartagena. Ride to mud volcano is about forty-five minutes from Cartagena. As you descend to mud there are massages available for a small fee. You can have someone hold your camera and takes pictures for another small fee. Last walk to the...More

1  Thank Mónica M
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

This was awesome! Bring extra clothes. You start this excursion by climbing to the top of the volcano and then descend a small ladder into the soothing mud interior. The mud is very buoyant, and you will have a hard time not floating around. You...More

1  Thank cktanis
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

An experience that you must try. People are extremely helpful scorting you all the way through for a modest tip. The mud bath is indeed excillerating so id the wasjing by the local ladies in the lagun. Just try to get a good taxy guide

Thank Albert G
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

A day of pleasant surprises. On the way to Lake Totumo you get to see the new areas opened up by the tunnel and road to Barranquilla. Once at the lake, yes there was a line, but is part of the experience watching others before...More

Thank CinthyaFHL
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

I agree with previous reviews stating you should go on your own. We went with a tour but luckily ended up being the first ones at the volcano. The only thing we paid for was the picture guy, we didn't take neither the "massages" nor...More

Thank PaolaBarboglio
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

The majority of negative feedback here is based on two issues 1) Waiting time before getting into the mud 2) Number of people you have to tip afterwards Simple answer to no. 1 is to just ask your hotel to book a taxi for you....More

1  Thank Phil T
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

The worst tour of my life! The mud was supposed to be "medicinal" but people jumped in for one minute and then quickly out because there as a long line of tourists waiting.It was a rip-off, too: for every move you had to pay: to...More

Thank annehe
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priscillapeete
April 19, 2018|
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Response from CinthyaFHL | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you give your camera to a guide and they will record it for you.
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Ea912
March 7, 2018|
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Response from A L | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! It was the highlight of our 4 year old's trip. We showed her other tourist's Youtube videos to prepare her for the kind of bizarre experience and she was ready!
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Andrew G
May 18, 2017|
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