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Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

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This 37,000 acre ecotourism park includes reefs, beaches, mangroves and Tayrona Indian ruins.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Santa Marta 470007, Colombia
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All reviews cabo san juan park entrance el zaino main entrance arrecifes beach don pedro nice beaches eco habs day trip beautiful park horse trail hour walk bus from santa marta two nights stay overnight bring your own one night
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tayrona park is amazing. I love nature and discovering something completely different to what I am used to from central Europe was a blast. It of course hat ist ups and downs - get ready for a lot of heat (30+ C), high humidity (you...More

2  Thank curlythair
Reviewed 4 days ago

The park is overrun by thoughtless tourists, and in the hands of greedy locals who are only concerned with exploiting those tourists and the land for a quick buck. Nothing about the park felt “Wild” It felt very much a tourist trap. When i was...More

1  Thank Nibbles83
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there but did not do the hike (although we need to go back to do this). The mosquitoes killed us the day before, and we could not risk it! We drove to a beach and took a "lancha" to Playa Crystal where we...More

1  Thank Maria S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a bucket list tour. We took horses in through the foothills of the Andes Mountains. About a 2 hour trip in and out through the jungle. Our guide was AMAZING! Then you come to the beaches....absolutely breath taking. I have never seen anything...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You ever seen those movies where someone gets lost in a jungle or forest and has to survive the elements for days until they finally reach the beautiful sandy beach. Well this gives you the same feeling without the dreaded feeling of being lost and...More

Thank KeepCalmandFindMe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

parque tayrona is gorgeous jungle scenery brushing right up against the caribbean sea. the water is like bathwater here and the scenery is gorgeous. the only downside is that the park is a bit crowded with people but it's easy to see why.

Thank biancapereiragon2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is very beautiful with a wide variety of landscapes, highly recommend it ! We hiked around the from one beach to another and really enjoyed it.

Thank mathieu_s75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Playa Cristal is beautiful, is sad so many people hustling for money because they don't tell the expectations until you're in the entrance I will tell you right here. Snorkeling is a most therefore "BUY YOUR OWN MASK" before everything at the entrance is very...More

1  Thank Pedro C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit....Be ready y ok have a long day walking....a lot of hiking trails well worth the hike beautiful place and beaches .... there is also camping.....

Thank MarinJr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I spent two days in this beautiful park in September 2018. The hikes were fantastic...a great combination of jungle and beach. We even saw a bunch of monkeys! At several points as we were walking on the beaches, we were the only...More

Thank Rob T
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Jon772015
11 November 2018|
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Response from SandyM190 | Reviewed this property |
The Government has not yet announced about the closure in 2019. However since 2015, the park has been closed for a month every year, upon to a signed agreement with four indigenous people communities of the area. Since 2017... More
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Flyers1978
16 July 2018|
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Response from jenedc2016 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on a variety of factors. We went to Colombia in December 2017-January 2018. We had only 2 weeks (Christmas vacation between school terms). We were two parents with a 16-year-old and a 12-year-old. We started... More
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gpimentel
12 June 2018|
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Response from WTH9 | Reviewed this property |
They say it is required but no one will check, I do not have it. I was there a month ago took bug spray and bug bracelet not one bite, I wouldn't worry.
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