Adventure activities in the water

Diving, fishing and a lot more

Why do adventure activities in the water in Colombia?

There is an abundance of sites in Colombia where rivers, seas and lakes become ideal settings for combining sports and the appreciation of nature. 

Many Places
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Photo by: ProColombia

Santander, Antioquia, and Cundinamarca have become key destinations for activities such as river rafting and canoeing.

Crystal waters

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Dive in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean to see multi-colored fish and marvel at the giant creatures of the Pacific.

Many activities

Surfing, kayaking, and fishing are on the itinerary for visitors who come to Colombia in search of new experiences.

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Beaches in Marbella and La Boquilla - Great places to sunbathe
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Beaches in Marbella and La Boquilla

Cartagena has beaches at Bocagrande, El Laguito, Marbella, Crespo, La Boquilla, and Manzanillo del Mar, along with...
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Capurganá, located in the Caribbean, offers picture postcard white sandy landscapes between a small bay and a dense...

Concha bay

The clean and calm waters of Bahia Concha invite fans to snorkel and observe the wonders of the coral reef, home to...

Gayraca Bay

Gayraca Bay in Tayrona National Park, in common with many of its neighbouring beaches has very fine grain sand...
Juanambú Canyon Park  - Excitement for all
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Juanambú Canyon Park

An hour north of Pasto, tourists can experience exciting activities such as rafting, rappelling, climbing, hiking,...
Los Naranjos Beach
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Los Naranjos Beach

Visitors can surf on the Los Naranjos Beach, next to the edge of Tayrona Park in the far north, a place to find good...

Mamancana Reserve

Emotions are not lacking in Santa Marta. Mamancana, a reserve of 600 hectares of dry tropical forest located on the...

Neguanje Bay

Neguanje Bay is in the Tayrona National Park and offers tourists one of the region’s soft sand beaches: Crystal Beach,...


In Pacurita, three miles from Quibdó, you can fish, play beach volleyball, walk trails, and take an environmental canoe...
Punta Huina Beach - A great snorkeling site

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Punta Huina Beach

Punta Huina Beach, half an hour by boat from Bahia Solano, is known for its reddish sand lapped by pristine waves. Here...

San Bernardo del Viento

Lie down on the soft yellow sand and soak up the sun in San Bernardo del Viento, northwest of Lorica. This part of the...

Triganá Bay

Triganá Bay, with its white sand beaches, is a great example of the diversity of Chocó; not every beach here has dark...
Utría National Park - A delivery room for whales
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Utría National Park

The Botanical Garden of the Pacific in Bahía Solano contains 420 acres where visitors can walk along trails to learn...

Valencia Creek

Bathing in pools with refreshing water flowing down natural waterfalls from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is...
El Laguito - Cartagena de Indias

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El Laguito

El Laguito is a popular tourist area of Cartagena thanks to its modern infrastructure. The tall buildings around the...
Enjoy the beaches - Beaches to choose from
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Enjoy the beaches

Stretches of white sand abound In Santa Marta and the surrounding area, perfect for sunbathing. In Tayrona Park, 34...

Neusa Dam Forest Park

Walks along nature trails, boat tours on the Neusa reservoir and camping are some of the options available to...

Pirate’s Island

Pirate's Island, located 50 minutes from Cartagena, is part of the Rosario Islands archipelago nature reserve. It...
Practice Adventure sports, Armenia
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Practice Adventure sports

The hills and mountains around Armenia and nearby towns such as Calarcá are perfect for paragliding, rappelling,...
Puerto Velero

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Puerto Velero

In the town of Tubará, 17 miles southwest of Barranquilla, tourists can find good beaches for sunbathing and water...

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Sailing in Santa Marta

Sailors everywhere have begun to discover that a few days stop in Santa Marta makes your trip more enjoyable. This area...