Tranquila Beach and Aquarium Private Tour

Barú, Cartagena

8 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour




Español, Inglés


Join us on this day tour to Tranquila Beach and the Islas del Rosario Aquarium. We will pick you up and take you to the shared boat that will take you to the islands. Once there you will be able to relax under the sun and around the paradisiac beach. You will also enjoy a traditional Caribbean lunch with fish, green plantain, and coconut rice. Once the day is ending you will take the boat back to the dock and then head back to the hotel.

What to expect on this Tranquila Beach and Aquarium Tour?

Around Barú and Rosario Islands there are many beautiful beaches that are waiting for you to visit them. If you are looking for a fun yet chill experience in the magical Caribbean Coast: you are in the right place!


Our guide will pick you up in your hotel in Cartagena and he will drive you to the dock to take the boat to Tranquila Beach and the Aquarium, both part of Rosario and Barú Islands.

The first part of the tour will be in the Aquarium of Rosario Islands. Once there, you will get to know the marine ecosystems and fauna that you can found in the Caribbean and the importance to preserve and protect the seas.

The guide will help you settling in the best spot according to your preferences and you will have the whole day to spend as you like. You will receive hammocks or chairs, according to availability. You will be able to rest on the sand under the sun or the shade, and also swimming in the crystal-clear sea.

You will also enjoy a traditional Caribbean lunch included in the tour: fried or stewed fish with coconut rice, fresh salad and patacones, a crunchy snack made of green plantain. If you want, you can also order extra cocktails made with exotic fruits.

Before the sunset, and after spending a whole day enjoying, you will take the boat back to Cartagena and from there, our guide will drive you to your hotel again, so you can have free time for the rest of the day. Give yourself the time to disconnect and just rest in the warmth of the Caribbean.


  • A shared boat trip to Tranquila Beach
  • A traditional homemade Caribbean lunch
  • A whole day to spend on the beach on your own
  • The possibility of interacting with islanders and locals
  • Enjoy the great biodiversity of Colombian seas


  • Gran Colombia Tours private guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off in private transportation
  • Shared boat transportation
  • Traditional lunch
  • Entrance to the Aquarium
  • All-risk insurance
  • Breakfast
  • Extra purchases

Know before you book

  • Please keep in mind this is a shared tour, which means that there will be more people with you on the boat and on the island
  • Keep in mind this tour does not offer vegan options
  • Be aware this tour may be canceled the same day due to weather and sea conditions (full refund applies)

Frequently asked questions

The most advisable thing is that you wear clothes that keep you fresh as well as protect you from the sun. Sunglasses, hats and sunscreen, and comfortable sneakers are the most used pieces of clothing. We also recommend bringing extra clothes as you will be spending the day around beaches.

The weather in Cartagena is usually warm (above 27 C°). However, the tour operates in all weather conditions.

The trip is safe. The boat is equipped with lifevests and all the safety implements, and the captain is a professional, knowledgeable and skilled. He and the rest of our team will make sure you have a smooth trip to the Islands and you enjoy the experience.

Tour's Location

Barú, Cartagena



Member Since 2023

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