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City Sightseeing Cartagena: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour with San Felipe Castle ticket & FREE Walking Tour!

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the picturesque port city of Cartagena on a fun and convenient hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Hop on and off at attractions of your choice and create your own sightseeing itinerary
  • Visit attractions like Pastelillo, the Clock Tower, San Felipe Castle & more
  • Walk the narrow streets of walled Old Town, and see prime examples of colonial architecture around every corner
  • Your ticket is valid for 48 hours allowing you unlimited travel; hop on and off as many times as you like!
  • Audio commentary in 6 languages ensures that you don’t miss a thing!
  • Enjoy FREE entry to Cartagena’s Gold Museum with your hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Explore Cartagena’s famous San Felipe de Barajas Castle on a FREE guided walking tour!
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Your ticket is valid for 48 hours from the time you first board the bus.

    Start time

    Start time: Buses departs from 9:00am - 6:00pm, every 90 minutes
    Full Loop: 90 minutes

    Meeting Point

    There are frequent departures from Muelle de la Bodeguita (Dock of La Bodeguita).
    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Located on the Caribbean coast, Cartagena is a spell-binding city with a legendary history containing several devastating attacks by pirates. The attacks lead to the building of extensive fortifications around the city, much of which are still standing today and hold within the famous Old Town.

    Cartagena Old Town is a must-see during your visit to the city, here you can find amazing examples of colonial architecture; churches, monasteries, plazas, palaces and mansions. The walls surrounding the city, Las Murallas, were built towards the end of the 16th century after the attack by infamous Francis Drake. You can also stroll the white sandy beaches and cool off in the aquamarine Caribbean waters.

    You can hop off to visit the numerous attractions or take a break for lunch and hop back on when you’re ready. Also included with this money-saver ticket is FREE entry to Cartagena's famous Gold Museum and a FREE guided walking tour of San Felipe Castle!

    Audio commentary available in English, Spanish, German, French and Italian.

    Download the tour route map

    Itinerary

    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start your Cartagena hop-on, hop-off bus tour. On this hop on hop off tour you are free to create your own sightseeing itinerary. You can hop on at any of Cartagena’s stops and hop off whenever you want to visit one of the attractions. This 11-stop tour ensures you will not miss a single sight or attraction in the city.

    Enjoy the sunshine and breathe in the smell of sea salt as you explore this beautiful city at your own pace. Hop off at attractions like the Pastelillo - the oldest fort in Cartagena, take photos of the glorious clock tower, the Torre del Reloj and have fun at the Casino Río.

    Your ticket allows you unlimited use for 48 hours, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops! Take in panoramic views of the charming port city from open top, double decker buses and enjoy audio commentary in 6 languages.

    Some of the attractions included in the tour are:

    The Bodeguita Pier
    Pastelillo
    Clock Tower
    San Felipe Castle
    Museo Rafael Nuñez
    Boquetillo
    Walled City of Cartagena
    Castillo de San Felipe

    You may choose to finish your tour at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience.

    Also included with the hop-on, hop-off ticket are the following:

    FREE entry to the Gold Museum: The Gold Museum is located in Cartagena de Indiasa and is a miniature version of Bogotá's world-class gold museum, Museum del Oro. Admire a priceless collection of gold and ceramic works of the main pre-Columbian cultures.

    FREE walking tour of the San Felipe Castle: Explore the tunnels of the San Felipe de Barajas Castle to discover the interior of the “guardian of Cartagena.” Built in the 17th century on the hill of San Lazaro, the famous fortress is a must-visit for tourists in Cartagena.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hop-on Hop-Off Tour (48 hours ticket)
    • Pre-recorded commentary in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian
    • Free entry to Gold Museum
    • Free guided walking tour of San Felipe Castle

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Refreshments
    • Entrance Fee
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 48 hours from that time.

    The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Wheelchair access available. Wheelchair space on the first floor with ramp.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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