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Mud Volcano and Scenic Drive

Cartagena, Colombia
05 6436343
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definitely worth an afternoon

Very funny and unique experience. You get a massage in the mud and then wash off in a warm lake... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2014
Nicola H
Seville, Spain
Unique experience

Our hotel staff advised us to visit mud volcano in a morning as evenings are too sunny and hot... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2014
Udaya G
Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed November 24, 2014

Very funny and unique experience. You get a massage in the mud and then wash off in a warm lake afterwards. The landscape is lovely and makes it feel special. Be prepared to get dirty though!

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed September 16, 2014

Our hotel staff advised us to visit mud volcano in a morning as evenings are too sunny and hot. Around 45 minutes after leaving Cartahena, we reached Mud Volcano. Soon after getting off the car, a guide approached us. On his guidance, we purchased entry...More

1  Thank Udaya G
Reviewed August 19, 2014

It's an ant hill not a volcano. The hour drive from Cartagena is not very interesting-some mangroves and beach views but mostly scrub land.The "facilities" are primitive.Picture a small poor village in Baja in the 60's.No electricity or running water and warm beer in a...More

1  Thank Vincent B
Reviewed March 22, 2014

It was good - tour was 22.00 US, paid in cash to tour guide - you give 3,000 pesos each in cash to four people - massage guy in mud, guy who washes shoes, woman who washes mud off and photographer - you give your...More

1  Thank TorontoTraveller2009
Reviewed February 6, 2014

Couldn't believe how safe we felt in Colombia. Loved the mud bath experience! The stairs up are a bit rickety and the walk to the water is a little painful with the little rocks and no shoes. Also the changing rooms are not private. Still...More

1  Thank Charlene S
Reviewed January 13, 2014

We arrived on the Celebrity Cruise ship into Cartegena and easily exited the ship. At the exit we were met by our Tour Guide Rafael Herrara (rafaeloso89@yahoo.com) who was waiting for us along with our driver Alphonso. Booking a tour with Rafael, rather than an...More

Thank Don D
Reviewed December 25, 2013

I was there with a tour and enjoyed it. I will not repeat what has been said a few times here, just want to clarify the prices - now it's 3000 pesos for photographer, massage and washing in the river each, total 9000 pesos (about...More

1  Thank oldjackaroo
Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

I was hesitant to book this after some reviews. But it was awesome!!! We were a group of 8 and hired Maximo from toursbylocals.com and he was awesome. Don't expect spa or luxury....and you won't be disappointed. It is as unusual as swimming in the...More

Thank Autieb
Reviewed October 31, 2013

Mud Volcano This is a one of a kind volcanic mud-bath! According to legend the volcano used to spew forth lava and ash until a priest who believed it to be the work of the Devil poured in holy water to banish him. Since then...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

My group of friends and I arrived here in expectation of a really fun day. After all this is one of the must see attractions in Cartagena. I won't go much into the details as they are succinctly covered by other reviewers below. Firstly this...More

Thank Joe O
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