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La Ciénaga de Caimanera - Boating Tolú - Colombia

Just fifteen minutes out of town, between Tolú and Coveñas, is a pleasant natural half-fresh and half-salt water lagoon, Ciénaga de Caimanera. Here, you can take a boat around the lagoon, pick and eat raw oysters, spot jaibas (small crabs) scurrying around the exposed roots of the mangrove forest, and see shrimp by the dozen. Most excursions go as far as the floating house, where at sunset you can watch the birds returning to their roosts.



Location:
Tolú, Colombia

Boating Types:
Boating

Getting There

Take a taxi from Parque Principal to La Boca de Ciénaga ($4 one way) or take a Coveñas-bound bus as far as the Boca de la Ciénaga ($1).

Price Description:

Tours can also be booked through your hotel, or go to La Boca de Ciénaga. Excursions should cost $9 per person, but operators may try to charge as much as $22; bargain hard.

Relative price: Mid-Range

Travel Skills: None

Currencies accepted
Colombian Peso










By Brenda Yun
I am a creative writer / surfer chick in need of adventure all the time. The only thing that keeps me grounded is my non-traveling, non-surfing pug...
16 Jun 2011







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