Birdwatching in La Boquilla
Birdwatching in Cartagena is the best opportunity to discover the natural, virtually untouched side of Colombia’s caribbean coast. If you enjoy ecotourism, we’re sure that this birdwatching tour will supersede all your expectations.
The Mangroves of La Boquilla is where we will explore in the early morning or evening, when the native and migratory birds are the most active. A cold coconut water will keep us energized to begin this experience of total immersion in nature, accompanied by a local guide who knows the ecosystem, and who, with all his experience, will teach us about a variety of birds that lurk along our route, and the importance of swamps in maintaining a healthy balance of life within the seas of the world.
This eco-tourism experience in Cartagena continue through la Cienaga de La Virgen and Pescador island where we will find more and more species of migratory and native birds, making this place the perfect spot for birdwatching.
Colombia has more species of birds than any other country and has the potential to become the world's premier birdwatching destination. Join us on this fascinating tour through the Mangrove forest, and see the tree roots that extend to the bottom on the sea, whose branches are the favourite home to different Herons, Ruddy Turnstone, flamingos, Brown Pelican ando more than 217 species observed according to eBird. Booking this tour you are helping the local community from la Boquilla in the protection of the mangroves, and promote sustainable and responsible eco tourism.
Roundtrip transportation from your hotel in Cartagena
A cold coconut or water
Canoe ride through the swamp
Local spanish native guide
Binoculars and cameras for birdwatching
Morning: 5:30am to 8:00am
Evening: 4pm to 6:00pm
If you are a Solo traveler please select the SOLO option on the product.
Minimum two people required
By taking part in this activity, you are helping to develop Ecotourism with the inhabitants of this community.
A bilingual guide will cost an additional $52USD approx
Wear clothing that is appropriate for going in the water, and bring sunscreen and mosquito repellant.
To take best advantage of this opportunity, we recommend that you engage with the guide/fisherman and the environment