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We do community based tourism in afro communities activities with local people, sharing cultural heritage, dancing, fishing, walking tours and ecotourism based on canoes made of wood driven by local captain into the natural tunnels of mangroves and...more
La Boquilla, natural place - Cartagena | La Boquilla Cra, 2 Sector Boca natural, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

Having been to Cartagena a couple of times before on cruises and wandered the old town and the fortress, (both of which are worth visiting), we decided to try to find something a bit different. We booked a tour with a company called EcoTours Boquilla....More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank camillekm
Reviewed April 4, 2016

This is one of the best mangrove tours in the world. Have taken mangrove tours in Honduras, Mexico, Florida, Belize and this one was better than any of those. Mangroves are located on the northern coast of Columbia, in a small local fishing village. The...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Our day with Rony was so fun! The mud volcano is not for the faint of heart. Our group was a bit timid, but once we were in the mud we couldn't stop laughing. Rony took us there early in the day which is ESSENTIAL...big...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Sagaroshoes
Reviewed January 5, 2016

We opted for the ethnic fishing trip and it was a fantastic experience. It was a lot of fun to wade around in the water trying to throw the nets. The guide was very friendly and we had a home cooked meal with the host...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Today, my family and I had the opportunity to go there. Let's start with the positive side: - We could haggle a good price and just paid $8 per person. (This didn't include the transportation to the departure spot, nor any kind of food. Just...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed October 5, 2015

My family spent our annual vacation in Cartagena this August and did two day tours with Ecotours Boquilla. One day we did the Mangrove tour and the other we did the Volcan del Totumo. We had two senior women, two small children (ages 6 and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank LisaCantor
Reviewed September 12, 2015

I went alone and was a very good experience! I did the "Manglar tour" with lunch. Onoris is the person who coordinated the trip and is really lovely, very friendly and willing to serve and work on what you want. It is an experience to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Domepas
Reviewed September 11, 2015

Our group of 6 had a great day with Rony on the Volcano & Mangrove tour. As a frequent traveler, I'm always looking for community-based tours and Rony's local knowledge of the volcano, culture, and village really fit the bill. We were the first ones...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Kaitlyn R
Reviewed August 13, 2015

We did the Tour Fishing and native cooking. You start early in the morning with a local fisherman and his boat on the mangrove. You will use fishing net for fishes and cages for crabs. We spent 3 great hours in the mangrove ! then...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank EricMToronto
Reviewed August 9, 2015

As I am NOT a “typical” tourist this tour was just PERFECT FOR ME. I am always interested in “the other side tracks” and wanting to learn how do “real people” live. With this tour I got the flavor of that. I had wonderful people...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Suzana J
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Response from Marek D | Reviewed this property |
Ecotours sent a taxi for us. You can also take a taxi to there but I am not sure how easy it will be to find the place and the village may not be the safest place around. Ask the Ecotours people.
July 30, 2017|
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Response from rabbijan | Reviewed this property |
We did this through Gate1 Travel and it was $39 a person. I don't know what it is through a hotel concierge or what it is when you get to Playa de Boquilla. But my recommendation is that whatever it costs, do it!! It's... More