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Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

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Santa Marta 470007, Colombia
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US$ 56.00*
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Tayrona National Park and Beach Day Trip from Santa Marta
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Crystal Beach and Tayrona National Park Day Trip from Santa Marta
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This 37,000 acre ecotourism park includes reefs, beaches, mangroves and Tayrona Indian ruins.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cabo san juan” (265 reviews)
“la piscina” (85 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Santa Marta 470007, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tayrona Park is adrenaline, trails of both rock, mud, grass and sand I recommend it for young people and without small children has much to walk and beautiful beaches.

1  Thank Mardy A
Reviewed 3 days ago

In my search for Colombia's best beach, I trekked into Tayrona and was not disappointed. It's a muddy long walk, but the reward is Cabo San Juan (don't stop and turn back at Piscina, it gets even better). Slept there ovenight in the hammocks on...More

1  Thank BrianWimer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take your passport or a copy of it to enter the park. After paying you will be given a wrist band. We went with a guide which was a good idea because the path is not well marked and because of the recent rains we...More

1  Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to visit when in Santa Marta! I personally don't think you need longer than 1 night in the actual park. The hike can be a little bit tough if it has been raining and very muddy! Be prepared to take off your shoes and...More

Thank Joshua N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 things, give yourself plenty of time, and bring plenty of peso. The main entrance to the park is 'El Zaino', which is about a 45/50 min drive from Santa Marta (far side of the park). We took a taxi and were charged 60,000 to...More

2  Thank PTPQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievable place to visit. Great trails for hiking(9piedras hike,pueblito). Possible to avoid other travellers. Breathtaking views of mountains and Caribbean Sea. Place to escape everything and just relax.

1  Thank Khmer14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in the el Zain's entrance to Cabo about 3 hours slowly through mud, rainy season then perfect chill on beatific beach, decent restaurant, watched sun set then stayed in a tent and hiked 5 and half hours to different exit next day via...More

Thank Dean P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and three friends chartered a boat to see the region. It looks lively with a fairly young crowd. It was popular.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Santa Marta is South America's oldest surviving city and the second most important colonial city on Colombia's Caribbean coast. Ahhhhhhh almuerzo en la playa, pescado frito, Colombian cerveza y plátano frito😍Watch our for everyone asking for money for everything specially the kids that will not...More

Thank Rachelle L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

first off: yes, they might not be the best beach in the world - but after the hike through the jungle they sure feel amazing. we did the el zaino 2 day trip with camping and would have stayed another day if possible. there is...More

Thank BRinity
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1 December 2017|
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Response from Matthew P | Reviewed this property |
It’s completely safe to travel alone. You don’t need a guide either, there’s a clear path all the way to all of the sites
wen t
7 October 2017|
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Response from andresmayaj | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There are two entrances to the park. The one with all the hiking trails (Zaino) and the one that you need a tour to go in (Neguanje). As far as I know, you need to pay an entrance to each of them, even though they are... More
Jeremy A
10 August 2017|
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Response from Antonella Lilén S | Reviewed this property |
You can take a bus for around 10.000 colombian pesos or a taxi for 150.000 colombian pesos...to the entrante of the park, then you have to walk around 6 km (2hrs aprox) to cabo san Juan, there is a camping over there and I... More