1. Cartagena: Multiple Stop Island Tour with Optional Visits
Please note that this listing provides 4 options, all which start or end in Baru. The 3-Stop Baru Tour has 2 options. If only some of the options are displayed, the others are sold out. Choose what suits you best! 3-Stop Baru Tour (Standard or VIP): This tour includes two options: a standard option and the option with lunch & drinks. Both include snorkeling gear. We'll meet near the Historic Center where we'll board a bus that will take us to Baru, 1 hour away. Upon arrival, you'll be transported via boat shuttles to a coral reef where you'll snorkel. We will also visit nearby mangroves with local wildlife. We then make our way to Playa Blanca to relax, swim, and lounge on the beach for the rest of the day. For those with the VIP option: you'll receive a welcome cocktail, a beer, and a Caribbean lunch. For those with the standard option, please note that the restaurants in Baru require guests to purchase at least one meal and a drink per person (12 USD total). Return to Cartagena at around 5 PM. 7-Stop Island Hopping Tour: This tour is fast paced and has the most stops. Lunch and snorkeling gear are included. We'll meet near the Historic Center where we'll board a bus that will take us to Baru, 1 hour away. Upon arrival, you'll set out on boat shuttles that will take you through the picturesque channel of several islands. First, you'll snorkel at a coral reef in a place known as Laguna and visit mangroves with local wildlife. Afterward, you'll snorkel at Pablo Escobar's sunken plane, explore Coral Island, and then make your way to Playa Libre on another island for a Caribbean lunch. You'll then proceed to Cholon Island, and finally relax at Baru Island until departure. Return to Cartagena at around 5 PM. 5-Stop Island Hopping Full Speedboat Tour: This tour is designed for a more upscale experience, including entry to a new beach club. Lunch and snorkeling gear are included. We'll meet by the dock in the Historic Center and board the speedboat. Port tax is included. Upon arrival at the channel of islands, we begin swimming or snorkeling at Pablo Escobar's sunken airplane near Rosario. While we'll be close to Rosario, our focus is the underwater experience. Afterward, continue your swim or snorkeling at Laguna's coral reef. Then, explore Coral Island. Next, we head to another island called Playa Libre for sunbathing, swimming, and lunch with free beach bed access. Our final stop is a new beach club in Baru, where you can relax and swim at sea. Beach bed availability at the beach club is based on consumption. Return to Cartagena at around 4 PM. Please note: The boat rides can be bumpy, which may be a concern for those with pre-existing injuries. Island vendors are not associated with our tours, they can be pretty persistent. Ask for the price beforehand and be stern.