Rosario Islands day trip - Isla del Pirata
Leave your worries behind and spend the day relaxing on an excursion to Isla del Pirata, one of the thirty archipelagos that form the Islas del Rosario in the Caribbean Sea. A natural environment surrounded by palm trees and an impressive and warm blue sea, protected by the barrier reef. Try a variety of activities available on the island, including scuba diving...
Leave your worries behind and spend the day relaxing on an excursion to Isla del Pirata, one of the thirty archipelagos that form the Islas del Rosario in the Caribbean Sea. A natural environment surrounded by palm trees and an impressive and warm blue sea, protected by the barrier reef.
Try a variety of activities available on the island, including scuba diving and stand up paddle. Visiting the San Martin de Pajarales aquarium or discover the abundant sea life swimming through the coral reefs.
Enjoy a typical lunch in the restaurant with a view of the Caribbean Sea. Afterwards, you will have enough time to explore the surroundings of the island, relax in the shade, or find a place to sit near the water. The sandbanks form natural pools, which create the perfect atmosphere to take a dip into the Caribbean Sea at an ideal temperature. Bring your snorkeling equipment and explore the schools of fish that live in this natural park.
If you are looking for a day tour to the Islas del Rosario from Cartagena and you are on a budget, this day trip to Isla del Pirata is a good option in terms of cost-benefit, as it is a simpler place in regards to the facilities in comparison with other islands inside the archipelago. Visiting the Rosario Islands provides an exciting opportunity to get away from everything, connect with the environment and have a closer look at this natural paradise.
Transportation from your hotel to the dock (only if you are located in the centre, Getsemani, Bocagrande, or Laguito) neighborhood.
Transport in speedboats with a capacity of 35 to 50 people
Traditional lunch: fried fish or chicken, coconut rice, fried plantains and salad
Return transportation from the dock to your accommodation.
Port fee ($6 USD or COP$18.500)
Other food and drinks
Snorkeling, scuba diving or visit to the oceanarium
Pick up from 8:00am
Depart from the dock from 9am
Return to the dock: 4pm
The departure time, authorized by the port captain is 9am, with the boat leaving the island to return to Cartagena between 2:30pm and 3pm, depending on the sea conditions. The boat will return to the docks somewhere between 4pm and 4:30pm.
Depending on the sea conditions, the captain may decide to return to Cartagena earlier than scheduled for safety reasons
Cash is the only payment method accepted on the island
Travelers are required to bring and wear masks at the pier and during the boat trip
Travelers will get a mandatory temperature check
Travelers must fill out a travel information form