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Bocas de Cenizas

Calle 106 89, Barranquilla 080001, Colombia
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US$ 28.00*
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One-Way Transfer to Barranquilla from Santa Marta
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Calle 106 89, Barranquilla 080001, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I last visited Bocas de Cenizas acting as chaperone to an unusual couple...she a pert young Colombian single mother and university student of mine and he a balding impotent son of Italian immigrants who had arrived in England presumably fleeing Mussolini´s Italy. I thought it...More

Thank jimmytwoshoes1959
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Tips: - Round trip in the "Train" is 15,000 pesos. If you have more than 5, you could get for 10,000 - Wear sneakers or closed toe shoes. - You will walk by very poor homes. Be kind and respectful - If you have "weak...More

Thank JJnKT
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We started by Las Flores, and took the makeshift trolley. It was a long and bumpy ride. It took us as far it goes along the rocks. We had to climb up and over. But in the end, the view is great.

Thank Doanld F
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This trip is so unsafe it is ridiculous. The pictures are very deceiving because it is not a "train". It is a railroad cart on a very dilapidated track on a very narrow road, with the ocean on one side and the river on the...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My advise, get sunblock, a hat, sunglasses, camera, something to drink and around 30000-50000 pesos, depending if you wanna eat or buy fruits on the way. I payed 15000 for the train and 2*10000 for the taxi to and from my hotel. Bought some water...More

Thank Mikkel A
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This is something to do in Barranquilla that will kill a few hours. Los Flores area is dangerous so becareful when moving around here. Saying that, the river mouth area seems safe to walk, and it is a long, long windy walk. It takes a...More

Thank Center O
Reviewed 13 October 2016

There is not much to do in Barranquilla, this is one of them if you lik eto walk and watch the sea. The plan is to walk through a long pier and look at the Magdalena river to your right and the Caribbean sea to...More

3  Thank dowenga
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My tour guide took me here but was an awful trip just to see ocean and river, there's small, old trains not comfortable at all they will take you half way (50 minutes) then you need to walk another 45 minutes and was scary, nasty...More

1  Thank Jehnson J
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It was a great day trip for us. 'Make sure you wear sneakers, sunscreen and as little clothes as possible. It's very HOT! We took the train to the end that leaves you in a little "town". From there you walk to the end, which...More

1  Thank Marce R
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We wanted to see something special regarding the great Rio Magdalena, to bad there is no really developed tourist attraction regarding this big river. We got a taxi from our hotel and he was willing to bring us beyond the small train waiting place (not...More

Thank Nitroxdiver_56
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Rita C
Hi Alvaro, I am going to take a day trip from Santa Marta to Bocas de Cenizas. Can you please advise what kind of public transport I should take to get to Bocas de Cenizas. Is one day trip possible? Thanks
10 March 2016|
Response from Alvaro A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rita you can take a bus from Santa Marta´s station and get to Barranquilla. Once in Barranquilla it's pretty easy to grab a cab to "Las Flores" you can ask the driver to take you to the place where you take the trolley it... More