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Canoeing & Birdwatching on the Mangrove Forest in la Virgen Swamp

Cartagena, Colombia
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4 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

The swamp of la Virgen is the largest lake in Cartagena, on one of its sides, on the north of the city, we can find the small fishing village of la boquilla and an extensive mangrove forest ecosystem that offers refuge to several species of birds and fish.

What's Included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Gratuities
  • WiFi
  • Anything that wasn't mentioned before.

What To Expect


This tour offers an Eco-friendly alternative to disconnect from the loud city and immerse oneself in the richness of nature, interact with the fishermen of la boquilla who have dominated this lands for at least two centuries and who descend from Africans who once were brought to be slaves but found in this part of the city a place to thrive.

The tour includes a peaceful canoe trip in the waters of the swamp, between the natural tunnels of mangroves allowing you to spot different

The Location

Where To Go

Traveler pickup is offered
From your accommodation in Cartagena, Airport or Cruise Ship Port.


  • Puerto De Cartagena
  • Contecar
  • Compañía de Puertos Asociados S.A.
  • Sociedad Portuaria de Cartagena
  • Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Cartagena S.A

Departure time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 5/25/2019 - 10/24/2021
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM


Cartagena, Colombia


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Wonderful tour guide, beautiful mangroves...

Jennifer S | Dec 2019

Wonderful tour guide, beautiful mangroves to explore. We had a great day outside of Cartagena exploring this area!

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Canoeing & Birdwatching on the Mangrove Forest in la Virgen Swamp

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