Private Boat Tour on the Magdalena River

Magdalena River, Barranquilla

4 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour




Español, Inglés


Join us in this 4-hour tour through the most important river in Colombia: the Magdalena River. With our guide, you will drive from your hotel to the spot near the river. You will take the boat and start sailing down the river while our guide tells you the stories of the region, the customs, and the real importance of this fluvial artery for the city and its communities. Enjoy and meet locals and discover Colombian beauty from a different perspective.

What to expect on this private boat tour on the Magdalena River?

Although the Magdalena River is not the longest in Colombia, it is considered one of the most important rivers, mainly because it served as a means of transport and survival for the communities who have lived on its shore since the pre-Columbian period.

On this tour, you will have the chance to not only see it from afar but sail it deep down! We will make sure you have one of a kind experience that shows you a different and less-known side of Colombia that is worth discovering it. Let us take you there. If you are a water lover, after this amazing experience we have the next plan for you: check out our Santa Marta beaches private boat tour, you will love it!


Our local and friendly guide will pick you up and drive you to the boat meeting point. Once there we will provide you with all the safety equipment for you to enjoy the tour in a safe way. You will start the boat trip with our guides will explain to you the history of the region as well the stories that surround the majestic river, and the influence it has had on the development of the country.

During the trip, you will visit the Pumarejo Bridge and Salamanca Island Park. After crossing amazing landscapes and finishing the boat trip you will have the chance to meet more locals, try some of their products, and know more about the coastal communities and the traditions in Barranquilla. You will also visit the River Avenue boardwalk and its stunning views. At the end of the tour, the guide will take you back to your hotel or the drop-off point chosen by you.


  • A safe and private boat trip on the Magdalena River
  • Stories of locals and facts about the history of the region
  • A tour around important places in Barranquilla


  • Gran Colombia Tours private guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in private transportation
  • Private boat
  • All risk insurance
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Extra purchases

Tour's Location

Magdalena River, Barranquilla



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