GORGONA ISLAND - WHALES WATCHING

Colombia
4 Días 421
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Explore Gorgona Island and experience the natural spectacle of humpback whale watching.

WHALE SEASON IS FROM JULY TO OCTOBER (UNTIL MIDSTEN THE WARNING CAN BE GUARANTEED).

DAY 1 ORIGIN COUNTRY / CALI / GUAPI

 

Arrival at the airport / Welcome from our representative / Transfer to the pier.Then we will depart by boat for 1 hour and 30 minutes until we reach Gorgona and the cabins.

 

DAY 2 GORGONA. WHALE MEETING DEPARTURE

 

Breakfast. Once thousands of kilometers swim from the south pole to the tropical Pacific, the Humpback Whales choose the Colombian Pacific coast for the warmth of its waters.

A perfect environment to mate and give birth to their young as the temperature of the ocean in this area of the continent resembles the natural temperature of their bellies, a comfortable place to be born.

The attraction for visitors is to admire its jumps, water jets, large tails, fins raised to the sky and small whales born in the warm sea.

Departures are coordinated directly on the site according to the number of people.Return to the cabins after 2 hours.Lunch and dinner.

DAY 3 GORGONA / PALMERAS BEACH / YUNDIGUA BEACH

 

Breakfast. Visit Las Palmeras beach, an extensive beach of clear sand, the warm sea with small waves to relax.

The island has several endemic species, among which the blue lizard stands out. Playa Palmeras represents one of the mating, breeding and / or feeding points of migratory species such as humpback whales, sea turtles and seabirds. Duration: 3 hours.

Then you will embark on a walk through the jungle to explore the La Chonta trail and also visit the Yundigua beach, accompanied by an expert guide, interpreter of the benefits and mysteries of this privileged ecosystem in species, biodiversity and abundance.

In the afternoon and after lunch, you will walk through the jungle to the famous abandoned prison of Gorgona, place of many legends and stories that date back to the time when the island was one of the most feared prisons in Colombia and that today, is being recovered by thenature.

Duration between 3 and 4 hours.Return to the cabins. Lunch and dinner.

 

DAY 4 GORGONA / CALI / COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

 

Breakfast. Transfer Gorgona – Dock to return by boat to the pier where we will then be taken by land to Guapi airport.

(Transfer by boat of 1:30 hours approx).End of services.

WHY TO TAKE THIS TRIP?
  • You will get to know the gorgon island which brings together two of the most beautiful, complex and productive ecosystems on earth, the tropical rainforest and coral reefs;
  • You will enjoy the natural habitat with the Whales. You can admire their jumps, water jets, large tails and small whales born in the warm sea.
  • You will know The mythical prison of Gorgona Island in the Pacific Caucano that has captivated many. Inmate stories, leaks, riots and life behind bars accompany this magical place.
  • You will taste the typical food of the Pacific.
Price 4 Days
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Colombia: GORGONA ISLAND - WHALES WATCHING
31/03/2017 - 31/12/2020421

NOTES

  • The itinerary of the excursions, as well as the day of completion, may suffer variations if the weather conditions so require.
  • The hotels of the circuit may be replaced by others of a similar category if their occupation requires it.
  • Guaranteed departures: The circuits will operate with a minimum of 2 people. There is the possibility of confirming circuit outputs with a single person. Consult supplement.
  • In the confirmation voucher, you will find general information about the payment made and details of your operator.

SERVICES

It includes:

  •  4 days / 3 nights accommodation.
  •  3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners.
  •  Transfer airport-Guapi –airport. Speedboat Guapi – Gorgona – Guapi.
  •  Boat transfers to Palmeras Island.
  •  Old criminal route.

not include:

  •  Air tickets to Guapi, boat to Guapi or Barco de Buenaventura to Gorgona.
  •  Entrance tax to the Gorgona National Natural Park. Abroad: 51,000 COP. Colombians: 21,000  COP. Per person.
  •  Rental of any additional equipment.
  •  Meals and drinks not mentioned in the plan.
  •  Experiences not mentioned in the plan.
  •  Personal expenses and tips.
  •  Transportation services not mentioned in the plan.

RECOMMENDATIONS

To make your journey more bearable and avoid inconveniences:

  • Confirmation will be received when the reservation is made, unless it has been made 7 days before the trip. In this case, confirmation will be received within 48 hours, depending on availability.
  •  It is mandatory to present a valid passport on the day of the excursion or activity.
  •  Always travel along the paths and paths established on land and waterways.
  •  We recommend the company of a local guide or interpreter.
  •  Carry identity documents and current medical insurance.
  •  The tetanus and yellow fever vaccine is recommended, ten days before the trip.
  •  For safety, you have to inform yourself in advance of the places suitable for swimming.
  •  Find out about the established schedules for income and visits to the park, some trails only open at specific times.
  •  Save the trash you generate during your visit and take it out when you leave the protected area, including biodegradable waste.
  •  No pets are allowed in the Park, refrain from bringing them, they will not be allowed to enter.
  •  Do not provide food or leave residues along the way to avoid altering the species’ diet.
  •  The consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited within the Park.
  •  The Gorgona Park is one of the mating, breeding and feeding sites of the humpback whale. For this reason, the persecution of individuals from boats is prohibited; They can only be observed in fortuitous meetings, during which visitors must follow the recommendations according to the regulations.

 

Salidas

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Servicios

It includes

 

  • 4 days / 3 nights accommodation.
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners.
  • Transfer airport-Guapi –airport. Speedboat Guapi – Gorgona – Guapi.
  • Boat transfers to Palmeras Island.
  • Old criminal route.

Not include

 

  • Air tickets to Guapi, boat to Guapi or Barco de Buenaventura to Gorgona.
  • Entrance tax to the Gorgona National Natural Park. Abroad: 51,000 COP. Colombians: 21,000 COP. Per person.
  • Rental of any additional equipment.
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the plan.
  • Experiences not mentioned in the plan.
  • Personal expenses and tips.
  • Transportation services not mentioned in the plan.

Interesa saber

To make your journey more bearable and avoid inconveniences:

 

  • Confirmation will be received when the reservation is made, unless it has been made 7 days before the trip. In this case, confirmation will be received within 48 hours, depending on availability.
  • It is mandatory to present a valid passport on the day of the excursion or activity.
  • Always travel along the paths and paths established on land and waterways.
  • We recommend the company of a local guide or interpreter.
  • Carry identity documents and current medical insurance.
  • The tetanus and yellow fever vaccine is recommended, ten days before the trip.
  • For safety, you have to inform yourself in advance of the places suitable for swimming.
  • Find out about the established schedules for income and visits to the park, some trails only open at specific times.
  • Save the trash you generate during your visit and take it out when you leave the protected area, including biodegradable waste.
  • No pets are allowed in the Park, refrain from bringing them, they will not be allowed to enter.
  • Do not provide food or leave residues along the way to avoid altering the species’ diet.
  • The consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited within the Park.
  • The Gorgona Park is one of the mating, breeding and feeding sites of the humpback whale. For this reason, the persecution of individuals from boats is prohibited; They can only be observed in fortuitous meetings, during which visitors must follow the recommendations according to the regulations.

Condiciones y seguro

  • The itinerary of the excursions, as well as the day of completion, may suffer variations if the weather conditions so require.
  • The hotels of the circuit may be replaced by others of a similar category if their occupation requires it.
  • Guaranteed departures: The circuits will operate with a minimum of 2 people. There is the possibility of confirming circuit outputs with a single person. Consult supplement.
  • In the confirmation voucher, you will find general information about the payment made and details of your operator.

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