Magdalena River and Bocas de Cenizas Tour


5 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour




Español, Inglés


The Magdalena River, the most important river in our country, ends its long journey in the Caribbean Sea, right in Barranquilla’s borders. And we want you to see how they both merge. This is a tour to appreciate natural beauty of water and also the human creativity and wit. Come with us and let us show you the imposing Caribbean waters.

What to expect on this Tour across the Magdalena River and Bocas de Ceniza by boat?

Embark on an unparalleled adventure. You will visit Bocas de Ceniza and take a short tour on a boat to appreciate the views of the Magdalena River. Then you will take a motorcycle to approach the mouths of the river and see the river on one side and sea on the other. You will walk to the mouths of the river and enjoy your time there. You will be able to enjoy a delicious snack near the area and a traditional lunch. Be one of the few who get to visit this point of Colombia.


At first, you will be picked up by our guide at the hotel. Soon after you will be heading to Las Flores neighborhood where the dock is.

You will have first the welcome with a small safety talk and introduction to the area, its culture and history. Our team will explain you the importance of this river that crosses big part of Colombia to finally end in the Caribbean Sea. You will then take the boat to navigate the Magdalena River. Landscapes, environment and interesting stories in which the Magdalena River is a starring character await for you in this part of the tour.

The best way to get the most out of your visit in this part of Barranquilla is by motorcycle. You will be driven near the mouth of Magdalena River. During this ride you will have the Caribbean Sea on one side and the Magdalena River on the other. A once in a lifetime experience. Here you will learn about the engineering work done at this place.

You will enjoy an easy and short walk with imposing views from an emblematic statue to the mouth of the river. You will have free time to take pictures and appreciate the landscape, as well as resting your feet for a moment, before walking back and taking the motorbike to the last stop.

After a fulfilling visit to this natural jewel of Barranquilla and our country, you will have one last ride by motorbike to the restaurant. Here you will have the chance to enjoy a delicious local lunch and interact with the locals. You will be able to rest a bit before finishing your experience.

Once you call it a day, the guide and the driver will take you back to your hotel. Take this tour as a starter and finish it wanting to know more about this fascinating city in this magical country that offers you everything.


  • A boat trip across Magdalena River
  • A motorbike ride to see the mouth of the river in the Caribbean Sea
  • A brief history lesson about the river importance for the country
  • A delicious local lunch


  • Gran Colombia Tours private guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in private transportation
  • Boat trip
  • Motorbike ride
  • Lunch
  • All risk insurance
  • Breakfast
  • Extra purchases

Know before you book

  • Keep in mind that part of the tour includes a ride in motorbike. Each person will have a driver

Frequently asked questions

The weather in Barranquilla is dry tropical, corresponding to vegetation typical of dryness and with an average temperature of 27 °C (80°F). It has two periods in the year: a dry period and a rainy period.

Choosing comfortable clothing is key in Barranquilla. We recommend cotton shirts, comfortable not too thick jeans, sandals, flip-flops, flats, light sneakers, and shorts. Don't forget an umbrella if it's rainy season.

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