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Mud Volcano and Scenic Drive

Cartagena, Colombia
05 6436343
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Not really worth it

Overall, I was disappointed with the volcano. I know that this always comes up as an activity that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bumserdude
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Gainesville, Florida
Mud volcano

We wanted to see what this was about. You climb a ladder and get into a volcano full of mud. The... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Margie C
,
Sacramento, California, United States
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  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
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Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, I was disappointed with the volcano. I know that this always comes up as an activity that you must do when visiting Cartagena. However, it is disappointing and overrated. The volcano is really small, it seems like it is man made. The top of...More

Thank Bumserdude
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted to see what this was about. You climb a ladder and get into a volcano full of mud. The mud was soft. Made my skin felt good.

Thank Margie C
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Floating in mud is not something you get to do every day. So this is something you should at least try once in your life. It is busy, but cool, so it is worth to wait for your turn to get in the mud If...More

Thank Monica Y
Reviewed 17 November 2016

One of the most weird and different experience of my life. You could literally lie down on the surface of the mud like a bed and you'd not sink it at all. if you stand vertically, your feet would not touch the ground and it...More

Thank VijayAnand C
Reviewed 8 November 2016

If the idea of floating over a natural pool of mud, with the consistency of honey, which is so rich in minerals that it does not let you sink seems appealing to you – do not miss Volcan Totumo. Most people would expect a volcano...More

1  Thank Ron B
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I was not impressed, this is not a real volcano but a hole in the ground. Maybe it has something geothermal going underneath but I would not call it a volcano, looks more like a toy than it looks real. I saw many tourists, both...More

1  Thank drink50fifty
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

So first up don't bother it's actually that ridiculous it's funny.. Apparently it's good for you bla bla but it's realy not worth it.. Enjoy enjoy

Thank weazel9
Reviewed 13 August 2015

A good laugh with friends and prepare to get dirty. Its also a nice way to give back to the community and helping the locals by giving them a couple dollars for a full body massage while in the mud. They will also watch you...More

Thank Juan R
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

It's an interesting experience and not too expensive so worth trying out if you have a spare half day. You're driven to the mud volcano (which is small and looks man-made), you get changed into your swimming gear (there are lockers and changing rooms to...More

1  Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This was a lot of fun. We read many of the other reviews, so I think we were prepared for the rickety ladders, mud, massages, cleaning in the pond, etc. Looking back, I think this may be a little dangerous because the mud level is...More

1  Thank Joey48009
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