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Baru and Playa Blanca Transportation and Lunch from Cartagena provided by Backpackers

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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Updated 06/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Visit Playa Blanca in Baru on a full-day tour from Cartagena. Skip the hassle of renting a car and simply enjoy the scenery as you travel, as transportation to and from your Cartagena hotel is included. Arrive at Playa Blanca, one of the best beaches near Cartagena, and spend your free time lounging and exploring (snorkeling equipment provided), and enjoy an included lunch and beverage midday.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Centro Historico
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 2
    Playa Blanca
    Stop: 7 hours
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Highlights
  • Playa Blanca day trip with transportation makes for a hassle-free beach day
  • No pickup location worries with round-trip transfers from your Cartagena hotel
  • Bring only a towel, as lunch and a beverage are provided
  • Explore the underwater world with provided snorkel equipment
What to Expect
Meet your driver at your hotel's front desk area in the morning for prompt pickup in an air-conditioned minivan. Bring a towel with you as one is not otherwise provided. Your driver takes care of the logistics and navigation and you simply sit back and relax on the drive to Playa Blanca in Baru. Arrive at Playa Blanca and take a 5-minute walk to the beach, where sun chairs and hammocks are available for resting and lounging. You'll also have access to snorkeling equipment so you can explore the underwater world. Lockers are available. Be treated to a lunch of dishes including chicken and fish, with vegan and vegetarian options also available. A non-alcoholic drink is included with the meal. When the time comes, catch your ride back to your Cartagena hotel.
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Important Information
Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local taxes
  • Welcome Drink
  • Silla de sol
Exclusions
  • Alcoholics Drinks
  • Accommodation
  • Towels
  • massage
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • The place where you will spend the day is an Eco-Hostel, for that reason the installations and the bathrooms are rustics
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Geraldine G wrote a review 3 Apr
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It was a wonderdul trip with our local guide José. We were happy traveling to these beautiful places, thanks.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Carlos wrote a review Mar 2021
Medellin, Colombia1 contribution
Back Packers guys were just amazing. They are so kind and helpful. They tread us very well and all the time watch us for our safety. Out guide Jose, makes us feel very comfortabl, he is a very nice guide. Playa blanca beach was very nice and Mambo Beach place was amazing too.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Doctajackie wrote a review Mar 2021
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This was the highlight of my trip to Cartegena! Everything was on point including the pickup time, lunch, and beach accommodations. Make sure to book with Jose! He speaks english!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Gena C wrote a review Mar 2021
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José was our guide, he was attentive and helpful. excellent service, food, and place. We would come back again.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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theonbaken wrote a review Mar 2020
Eindhoven, The Netherlands121 contributions27 helpful votes
José picked us up at the hotel for a drive of just over an hour. Indeed, no more boat trips, as 7 years ago a bridge was built. The playa blanca is long and full of restaurants and entertainment services. José and his crew operates La Española with a welcome drink for all tour
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Amazing!!
I visited Colombia with 2 friends. We had a great time and we would highly recommend this adventure!! David and the
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Best Excursion
We had an amazing time during the excursions to the islands. Our host Santiago phenomenal! Snorkeling and the food
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10/10, don't miss out!
This by far was my favorite outing when visiting Cartagena. The tour definitely exceeded our expectations. We truly
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Awesome time
Had a amazing time on this tour. It was a small intimate group and had plenty for time for all the activities. The
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Amazing!
Am amazing experience with backpackers. David is amazing he took care of us every step of the way. Kept us in the l
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Incredible experience w/ David
This was the best trip. The snorkeling was amazing. I saw fish I had only seen in fish tanks before. The locals wer
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We hand an absolutely amazing time. Beautiful islands with nice blue water. Our tour guide Jesus was accommodating,
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Jesus is the best tour guide ever!!!
Hands down the best tour to the Rosario islands. Everything was perfect. We picked up some drinks and food, headed
Missnir
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Best spa experience around
Our driver was so fun and knowledgeable. Jesus took really good care of us and answered all our questions and even
universoultravel
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Best tour we have in Cartagena
Everything is perfect and went well on this tour. So organized and we had amazing lunch. Our tour guide Jose, speak
mightybandz
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3 Excellent Tours!!!!
Backpackers are the best. I recommend booking with them for your mud volcano, sunset cruise and most important, Ros
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sylviadxplorer
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The Best!
where do i start my guide was Santiago the most sweet kid very atentive and hardworker the other guys are very kind
roflaherty94
roflaherty94
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Fun and unique excursion
My friend and I went on the half-day tour to Totumo. Booking was easy and logistics were communicated with us well.
steevel2014
steevel2014
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Great experience with BackPackers Cartagena
First of all, shout out to this small and recent agency that offers a large variety of tours & packages in Cartagen
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