Baru Tour

Baru is a tropical paradise located off the coast of Colombia. With its turquoise waters and lush forests, Baru is the perfect place to move away from the loud music and bright lights of Colombian cities. Decompress by embarking on this nine-hour adventure and spend an unforgettable day at the beach!

About Baru

Baru is one of the small islands of Islas del Rosario, south of Cartagena. This destination is less than an hour away from the city, and tourists access the island riding a boat across Cartagena Bay. Despite its size, Baru is packed with natural wonders and cultural treasures waiting to be explored. The stunning Playa Blanca is one of its most popular beaches because it's public, and visitors can relax, swim, and explore the nearby mangrove forests. Baru is also a perfect destination for snorkeling and diving, as the waters teem with colorful fish and coral reefs.   

Other places you can visit in Baru are:

Baru also has shops and restaurants you can visit, and hotels to stay the night. 

About the Tour

During our nine-hour tour, we'll take you from Cartagena to Baru and welcome you with a drink and a delicious traditional meal for lunch. Once you're on the island, many activities await, such as snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, and hiking. We also offer accommodation, boat rides, and shuttle services to get in and out of Cartagena.

colombian beach with boats and red umbrellas
colombian beach with boats

Fun Facts About Baru

  • Baru is home to the largest natural aquarium in South America in the Islas del Rosario National Park. Visitors can swim alongside colorful fish and coral reefs.

  • Baru is home to a unique type of palm tree called "Palma de coco de playa," which you can only find on this island and a few others in the region.

  • The island is a popular spot for sea turtle nesting, and visitors can witness the incredible sight of baby turtles hatching and making their way to the ocean.

Do You Want to Get a Tour of Baru?

Pack your sunscreen and swimsuit, and head to Baru for a tropical adventure you'll never forget. Call us to learn more or to book a Baru tour. 

colombian beach with boats and people swimming
white boat in the sea of a colombian beach
beautiful colombian beach at sunset
grilled fish with rice and vegetables
view of a colombian beach from a house
people talking next to a sign that says "i love baru"

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