Bay Cruise On a Spanish Galleon
Duration: 2 1/2 hours
Tour Code: CTG-004
Journey back in time to the days of the Spanish Main during this cruise on the Bay of Cartagena aboard a replica of a 17th-century Spanish galleon.
After receiving your safety instructions from your guide, you will depart the pier aboard a beautiful replica of a 17th-century Spanish galleon for a 2-hour cruise on the Bay of Cartagena. Throughout the cruise, your guide will point out sites of interest and inform you about Cartagena's history.
As you glide along the bay, you will have an opportunity to observe the area from the perspective of the pirates and seafarers that plied these waters long ago. You will see the massive ramparts originally built to protect Cartagena, the beautiful clock tower marking the entrance to the Walled City and Cartagena's dramatic skyline, which is dominated by the domes of the Church of San Pedro Claver. Next, you will pass by Fort Manzanillo, which guards the eastern entrance to the inner bay, then make a loop between Tierrabomba Island and the Castillogrande Peninsula. Weather permitting, your boat will continue past the beaches of Bocagrande.
Your cruise will include a folkloric dance and drumming show, along with complimentary beer, soft drinks and bottled water served on board. Guests are encouraged to bring cameras, as there will be plenty of photo opportunities.
Following your cruise, you will be returned to the pier.