• Tourist Boat
    Tourist Boat
  • Tourist Boat
    Tourist Boat
  • Tourist Boat
    Tourist Boat

Tourist Boat  Tourist Boat

Throughout history, the port of Cartagena has been the starting point of innumerable adventures and exploits. Go to sea on our Tourist Boat and discover a different view of the city sailing at 2.5 knots by the in the dock sheltered from its maritime accidents. Castles, coastal batteries, lighthouses and docks open your eyes as witnesses of the military, strategic and commercial importance of the bay.

A voiceover in several languages will help you to know the evolution of the port from the old defences to the construction of the eighteenth century arsenal, the Christmas Docks, San Pedro and Alfonso XII, in the nineteenth century, or the recent construction of the cruise terminal. You will disconnect for a while from the hustle and bustle of the city and you can complete your sightseeing by disembarking at the Christmas Fort to learn firsthand about the military life in Cartagena's fortresses during past centuries. The imposing view of the sea front will accompany you on the way back and will remain in your eyes mind after putting your feet on the ground.

General ticket: 5’75€
General ticket Christmas Fort + Tourist Boat: 8€

Reduced ticket: 4’75€
Reduced ticket Christmas Fort + Tourist Boat: 6€
*Purchase on-line, Minors under the age of 12 years, Students up to 25 years, Youth and Youth +, Unemployed, Pensioners, Disabled persons, Family (2 or more adults + 2 or more children under the age of 12 years), Large family and groups of more than 20 people. 

Free entrance: 

  • Children under the age of 3 years.
*In order to benefit from the free entry rate, visitors must show current valid documents.


'The adventure of Columbus'. Dramatized route

An adventure tour guided by Columbus where the navigator awaits us at the castle to begin a journey that will discover new worlds. This fun family route ends with a boat trip around the bay of Cartagena.

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'Soul in the sea'. Boat trip with live music

Evocative sunset stroll on the tourist boat enlivened with live music. A journey that will contemplate from the sea sundown cutting the coast, the strengths of the port, and the first night lights illuminating the entire city. A unique experience to discover the bay and the city of Cartagena.

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'Isaac Peral, the inventor and the sea'. Guided tour

A sea route begins by boat, arriving at Fort Christmas. Finalizing the route in the living Isaac Peral, the great inventor of the nineteenth century.

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Peace building

By learning about the consequences of war, we aim to teach students to value and work towards world peace through artistic activities like drawing.

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Attack on Christmas Fort

We'll take the children around the bay of Cartagena in our tour boat to access the Christmas Fort. Here, by completing various tests, they'll learn the strategic and military importance of Cartagena. In collaboration with the CPR of Cartagena.

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Learn about the evolution of the fortresses of Cartagena and what weapons were used by the armies that defended the city throughout its history. Carried out in collaboration with the CPR of Cartagena.

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Tourism for all is one of the primary objectives of the Cartagena Port of Cultures. We are working to ensure access to the largest number of visitors. At present, the Tourist Boat offers to its visitors with special needs the following facilities:

  • Capacity: 85 seats. 5 wheelchairs.
  • All the architectural barriers have been removed using ramps.
  • Reduced rate to those with disabilities, presenting official proof at the box office.
  • Guide dog access allowed with the corresponding accreditation.
Vending machines

In the Tourist Boat there are machines where you can buy fresh drinks and snacks.

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