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Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

Santa Marta 470007, Colombia
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“cabo san juan” (241 reviews)
“la piscina” (75 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Santa Marta 470007, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the n°1 activity to do in the region of Santa Marta but it is really worth it! I recommend to arrive early in the day and spend only one night. The beaches are really pretty but you can swim in only 3 of...More

Thank Mathias S
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are hundreds of people entering the park everyday and pay a lot of money! But where does that money go? The know it can rain a lot and the ways are getting extremly muddy, so why does no one build, for example, wooden boardwalks?...More

Thank Tamara S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This national park is so beautiful, there are amazing beaches & rainforest, you can hike or hire a horse for a reasonable price, it is easy to get here from Santa Marta or Palomino & although a bit expensive (the entrance fee & the food...More

Thank bystrusa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful hikes, though the hike to Cabo San Juan is long. Plan on going early or spending the night. An alternative is to hike from the entrance, and then take the boat to Taganga from Cabo San Juan. The boat is 50,000 pesos.

Thank Alba V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved sleeping in the hammocks up on the rock pile, amazing view and nice cool breeze, plus you get to fall asleep to the sound of waves crashing! Get in early if you want a hammock up there, there's only 15 of them! (We arrived...More

Thank Sn0wflake1992
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tayrona is a must-go: a beautiful national park with the best beaches and rain forest. We took a cab from Dreamer hostel, which costed 20,000 COP for two persons. Our original plan was to take the local bus for 7,000 COP, but after waiting in...More

1  Thank Wies v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a tour from Santa Marta and it was 95k for transport, guide and entrance fee (45k for foreigner) included. To be honest, you don't need a guide and can do it yourself. DIY will be a cost of 7k bus from Santa Marta...More

1  Thank Kazumoto N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can take a cheap bus from calle 11/ carrera 11 in Santa Marta, this bus does not have much air flow until you get out of the city, then its ok - gets you to the park entrance in about an 45min-hour. from the...More

Thank cat f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we came here in low season, it was crowded nevertheless. If you can, buy tickets in advance, the tickets selling process is slow. The beaches are amazing, and the jungle is breath taking. We liked better la piscina instead of Cabo San Juan because it...More

1  Thank Ike-rangel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If i was to change something in my trip to Colombia it would be to not stay in Camping Don Pedro. Parque tayrona is quite beautiful but be prepared to walk in intense heat. There are some nice beaches to relax and spent the day....More

1  Thank Stephen W
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Can one rent a car from Santa Marta and drive to and THROUGHOUT the park and drive to the beaches?Since i'm flying in there, where is the main entrance because i want a private room in a hostel as close as possible to entrance. Mostly interested in beaches. I have 4 1/2 days to spend in the area. Thanks!
19 May 2017|
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Response from Alba V | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I don't believe it's possible to drive through the park to the beaches. They try to limit all transportation within the park to try to preserve the natural habitats and nature. You can, however, park outside and take... More
Do we need to book camping before we get there or is it ok to turn up on the day? We would love to stay at San Juan
29 April 2017|
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Do we need to book camping before we get there or is it ok to turn up on the day? We would love to stay at San Juan
29 April 2017|
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Response from oscarkortekaas | Reviewed this property |
Booking in advance is probably wise to do. We have just taken a daytrip but it is quite crowded.
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