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Playa Blanca by Boat + Hop-On Hop-Off Cartagena

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€73.70

Discover the beautiful colonial city of Cartagena and explore Colombia’s Caribbean coast with this City Sightseeing combination ticket. You’ll get 2 days of access to the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour in Cartagena, so you can hop on and off as much as you like and thoroughly explore this historic city. Additionally, you’ll enjoy a day trip to the stunning Playa Blanca Beach, about one hour along the coast from Cartagena in a speedboat.

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1 Routes
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from09:00to19:30
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6 Languages
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14 Stops
Paper VoucherRequired
Cancellation Policy
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1 Routes
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14 Stops
public
6 Languages
Paper VoucherRequired
Cancellation Policy
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Highlights

  • Explore all Cartegena has to offer, from the Old Town to the modern Bocagrande district
  • Day trip to Playa Blanca beach, with a traditional Columbian lunch included
  • Enjoy views of Cartagena’s bay and visit San Martin de Pajarales Island
  • Unlimited access to the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus for 2 days
  • Enjoy panoramic 360 degree views from our red double-decker buses
  • Discover Cartagena's Walled City with a guide on a free walking tour
  • Travel from Cartagena to Playa Blanca by speedboat
  • Relax on the white sands of Colombia's Carribean coast

Main Stops

Playa Blanca by Boat + Hop-On Hop-Off Cartagena/Muelle de la Bodeguita/
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Muelle de la Bodeguita
Red Route
Playa Blanca by Boat + Hop-On Hop-Off Cartagena/Centro de Convenciones/
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Centro de Convenciones
Red Route
Playa Blanca by Boat + Hop-On Hop-Off Cartagena/San Sebastián del Pastelillo/
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San Sebastián del Pastelillo
Red Route
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Included

Playa Blanca by Boat + Hop-On Hop-Off Cartagena
  • 2-day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
  • Guided walking tour
  • Day trip to Playa Blanca by boat, including lunch (advance reservation required)
  • Boarding tax at Bodeguita Pier (approx. 5 USD per person)
  • Additional activities on the Playa Blanca day trip (Oceanarium, snorkeling etc.)

Description

Once the main trading port between Spain and its colonies in South America, Cartagena is a historic city with a rich history featuring pirates, slaves, historic naval battles and sunken treasure. Its Old Town, surrounded by 13km of colonial defensive walls, is fantastically well-preserved, and cobblestoned streets intersect shady plazas. Hop off to explore this stunning part of the city, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Be sure to check out the Clock Tower (Torre del Reloj) and Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, which commands stunning views over the entire city. Hop back on the bus and explore the contrasting modern district of Bocagrande, with its shopping centres, casinos and popular nightlife scene. Your 2-day ticket gives you the freedom to explore Cartagena at your own pace, as you can hop off the bus whenever something catches your eye, then hop back on to explore something else.

Also included with this combination ticket is a day trip to Playa Blanca Beach, aptly named after its beautiful white sands. Departing from central Cartagena on a speedboat, you’ll be given a tour around Cartagena’s bay where you’ll see the 15-metre-tall Sailor’s Virgin statue and the Bocachica fortress. Heading out into the Caribbean Sea you’ll pass the Rosario Islands Archipelago before stopping at San Martin de Pajarales Island. Here you can visit the Oceanarium and see a dolphin show, or go snorkeling and discover the marine life. Finally, you’ll head to Playa Blanca Beach, close to where the Spanish galleon San José sank in 1708 with a cargo of treasure worth an estimated US$ 17 billion in today’s market! Relax on the white sand beach and enjoy an authentic Colombian lunch and swim in the turquoise waters before heading back to Cartagena in the afternoon.

Before you Go

Playa Blanca Beach
  • Please note: advance reservation is required; after making your booking you will be required to confirm the date of the day trip (instructions for making the reservation are included on the voucher that will be sent to you after purchasing the tickets)
  • Duration: approximately 7 hours
Guided Walking Tour
  • Meeting point: bus stop 4, Torre del Reloj, at 4:00 p.m.
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Tour available in English and Spanish

Map, Routes & Stops

Map
Red Route
Schedule: 09:00 - 19:30Loop: 90 MinutesFrequency: 45 Minutes
Muelle de la Bodeguita
Centro de Convenciones
San Sebastián del Pastelillo
Torre del Reloj
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Museo Rafael Núñez
Boquetillo (entrance to the Walled City)
San Francisco (entrance to the Walled City)
Plaza Bocagrande
Avenida San Martín
Casino Río
Hotel Caribe / Playas de Bocagrande
Hotel Hilton / El Laguito
Iglesia de Castillo Grande
Muelle de la Bodeguita
Centro de Convenciones
San Sebastián del Pastelillo
Torre del Reloj
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Museo Rafael Núñez
Boquetillo (entrance to the Walled City)
San Francisco (entrance to the Walled City)
Plaza Bocagrande
Avenida San Martín
Casino Río
Hotel Caribe / Playas de Bocagrande
Hotel Hilton / El Laguito
Iglesia de Castillo Grande

Cancellation policy

All sales are final: tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded by City Sightseeing.

Supplied by

City Sightseeing Cartagena
International Tourism Group DBA, Av. San Martin No 6 - 50 Local 3
Cartagena, Colombia