The old walled city of Cartagena reflects a turbulent history of conquistadors and pirates. Climb "las murallas" for an unforgettable view of the harbor. Shop for emeralds and leather goods along the cobblestone streets of this enchanting city. View Shopping Guide (Current shopping maps available onboard.)
Spanish Military Engineering
Situated outside the walled city, San Felipe de Barajas Fortress was 121 years in the making. After admiring this architectural wonder, wander past beautiful balconies to reach Plaza de Bolivar, home to the Inquisition Palace, cathedral and Gold Museum.
La Cienaga de Juan Polo
You can and will as you embark on a leisurely canoe ride through La Cienaga de Juan Polo. You’ll glide through the habitat of diverse birds, such as the kingfisher, white heron, pink spatula and pelican. Relax as you enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna of this fascinating eco-system.