Boat Tour on the Magdalena River

Live the unique experience of sailing on the breathtaking Magdalena River and mesmerize with its immensity


4 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour

Guaranteed departure




Join us in this 4-hour tour through the most important river in Colombia: the Magdalena River. With our guides 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 guides tell 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 the Colombian beauty from a different perspective.


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

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

In this tour you will have the chance of not only seeing it from far but sailing it deep down!

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 you the history of the region as well the stories that surround the majestic river, and the influence it has had to 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 it stunning views.

At the end of the tour the guide will take you back to the starting point chosen by you.

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.


  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Private boat
  • All-risk insurance
  • Extra purchases

Additional Information

🟡 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

🟡 If you have a layover in Barranquilla, please select the airport as a pick-up point for the layover tour

🟡 Don’t forget your camera

🟡 Bring comfortable shoes and water

🟡 Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen

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