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Day Trip to Rosario Islands

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    What to Expect
    Your day trip to the laid-back, family-oriented beach retreat in the Rosario Islands offers the Caribbean ideal of platinum sands and crystalline waters. After pickup in Cartagena, take a shared speedboat to Isla Grande, the largest of the islands that form Rosario Islands National Park.

    The trip includes a welcome drink and a traditional buffet lunch of fresh fish, coconut rice, fried plantains, and a soft drink. You may also use the beach resort's facilities, kayaks, and other non-motorized water toys, as well as towels and access to the hotel's bathrooms and shower facilities. Snorkeling is also available (rental equipment at your own expense, or bring your own). 

    Soak up some sunshine and swim in the tranquil waters until it's time to head back to Cartagena. The water can be pretty choppy on the way back to the mainland, so bring a plastic bag to keep your belongings dry.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    No pick up included.
    Please go to the Muelle de la Bodeguita gate 5 VIP.
    Once at the dock, yo go to the gate 5 VIP and ask for Gente de Mar, once inside you will have to pay $17.000COP (Taxes).
    The boat leaves at 9:00am, please be there 20 minutes before.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Concludes at Muelle de la Bodeguita at approximately 4pm
    Inclusions
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Transport by speedboat
    • Lunch and soft drink
    • Use of the beach resort's facilities
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Pick up from your hotel to the quay
    • Taxes at the quay (COP$17,000 / US$6)
    • Sunscreen
    • Use of Jet Ski, snorkeling, and diving equipment
    • Hotel drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Probably the best day we had in Colombia. The boat trip was about 45 min and it was fine - if you’ve been on a boat before it’s a normal ride. The beach was wonderful! Nice, quiet, secluded. It was so nice to be away from vendors for a day. You can lounge or play games,
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    Can’t recommend this trip enough! Every part of it was absolutely seamless... incredibly well-organized! The speedboat trip to what feels like one’s own private island paradise is very memorable, but the magic really begins once you step on to the island itself... complimentary
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    Beautiful island and a pretty easy trip. My girlfriend and I chose this over Blanco because we heard there would be fewer people trying to sell us things (our biggest issue w/ Cartagena). It was a nice day, the food was delicious, the water was beautiful, and I’m a sucker for a
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    Response from MichaelHerreraCuesta, Guest Relations Manager at Day Trip to Rosario Islands
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Hi Kanye, It's wonderful to know that you had a great time at your Day Pass at the Rosario Islands. The Islands are definitely a MUST when it comes to visiting Cartagena. Feel free to reach us if you're ever back in town, we will gladly assist you. Cheers,
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    Writing this review on a few different places as there is no single spot to put Rosario Island reviews. Found much conflicting opinions, decided to talk about my experience. Firstly, I did a lot of reading around where the best spot would be. I did not want to go to a beach
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    Response from MichaelHerreraCuesta, Guest Relations Manager at Day Trip to Rosario Islands
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Hello there! :) Thank you so much for sharing this incredible review. We're so glad you had a great time at the Islands. If you ever plan on visiting Colombia once again, let us know. We will help you out creating a great itinerary. Cheers,
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    To start, our tour guide Rodo was THE BEST! He was so accommodating and helped us in everything that we needed and was very helpful when needing to talk to locals for food and what not. My girlfriends and I started the tour off with going to a private beach to spend some time in
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    Response from MichaelHerreraCuesta, Guest Relations Manager at Day Trip to Rosario Islands
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Hi Allison! Seems that you truly had a great time over there :) Thank you so much for sharing your story with us. Here at This Is Cartagena, we do our best to provide a one-of-a-kind experience to all our customers in order to show the beauty of this amazing city and all its charms. Make sure to reach to us if you're ever planning coming back to town. We will make sure that you have a marvelous itinerary full of adventures. Best,
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