Cartagena Treasure Hunt

A Family Friendly Tour That’s Pure Gold for Kids

Keep your little treasures safe and sound and away from the hand-held devices and discover Cartagena's rich historic pedigree with a fun family visit to the city's most important museums, cultural centers and historic landmarks.

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  • This Is What We Love

    • Seeing the look on your little ones faces as they realize this is not a run-of-the-mill ‘groan ups’ tour
    • Finding out about the city’s fascinating history with an ever-so-charming certified local guide
    • Dressing up like a pirate and filling your boots with sweet treats
  • What's Included

    • Visit key landmarks in Historic Centre including main squares, The Walls, Gold Museum and the Navy Museum.
    • A snack
    • Pirate Costumes
    • Treasure (sweets)
    • Bucket loads of fun with the city's friendliest guide
    • 2.5 hours of childhood memories that will last for a lifetime
  • Who Will Enjoy It

    Young-at-heart grown ups and their fun-loving children that want to explore the city together and make the most of quality holiday time

  • What to Bring

    • A sunhat for grown-up pirates - kids get a bandana
    • Comfortable shoes to keep up
    • Sunscreen—Protection factor 50 for the little ones
  • Make Tour Private

    This is a shared experience, great for getting to know other families while you are in town. We can arrange small private tours for an extra cost. If you would like a private experience, please tick the checkbox during checkout. All of our private tours start from your house / hotel.

    If you’re travelling solo but don’t want to pay extra for a private tour? Let us know your preferred dates and we’ll see what we can do to get you involved with another group. Email us on: [email protected]

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  • The Details

    Days: Mon-Sat: 15:00-17:30

    Duration: 2.5 hrs

    $55 per person
    $70 per person (high season) ?
    Dec 14 - Jan 20
    Easter Week

    Phone Number: +57 318 516 7767

    Rating: TIC Rating

    Rating: Trip Advisor

  • The Lowdown

    Cartagena Treasure Hunt

    This entertaining and educational tour follows Cartagena's most entertaining pirate on a child-friendly treasure trail through the old town.

    Laugh, learn about and live Cartagena's remarkable history picking up some special family memories en route to discovering Black Beard's hidden loot.

    Groups of more than six or birthday parties can be catered for on any day of the week. Discounts are available for groups of more than 10.

    This tour can also be adapted to cater to adult groups if you want to enjoy an adult version of this tour then email our team on: [email protected]

    The Cartagena Treasure Hunt is pure gold.


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    • Concierge Services

      Aside from being fully certified, our team of bilingual guides and concierges aim to go above and beyond to ensure you have the best Cartagena vacation imaginable. Our talented team of travel advisors thrives on left-field requests and strives to make your Cartagena travel dreams a reality. We're here to help good people do great things, which means creating meaningful connections and transformations through travel. Your concierge will make sure you meet the people that will elevate your trip beyond your expectations

    • Quality Assurance

      All the tours and tailor-made trips that make it into our list of activities have been hand-picked or created by our team of talented travel experts. Our goal at This Is Cartagena is to champion regenerative and sustainable tourism that's good for the visitor and good for the destination. We celebrate what makes a destination unique by collaborating with local, independent providers, the personalities that make Cartagena and Colombia so incredible and work with them to ensure the very highest service levels to guarantee a better vacay all the way

    • Insider Intel

      Our team of talented travel advisors are here on-the-ground 24/7, all-year-round and really do know Cartagena and Colombia better than anyone else. We know everyone and everything there is to know in town and love to introduce visitors to the types of personalities that will make your trip to Colombia extra special. We're storytellers at heart and enjoy creating unforgettable travel tales with good people that want to do great things. We've got the lowdown on what's happening in the city and know all of those off-the-beaten path places that will allow you to leave the tourist trail to everyone else 


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From 3 Reviews
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  • Charlote M

    Charlote M

    Reviewed: 22 December 2018

    Ronald was our guide. He handled the rhythm / tracks / momentum really well, and was generous, and fun at all times. The 'treasure' at the end was a great ending in which our children really got excited and appreciated.

  • Samcleare


    Reviewed: 13 December 2018

    Our guide RONALD was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, warm, energetic!! The Treasure Hunt took us to an Art Gallery, The Gold & Emerald Museum, Cathedral, Froyo shop. Many of the tourist sites and ended with a carriage ride.

  • Juscategui


    Reviewed: 08 June 2016

    I went to the islands for several years when he visited Cartagena, but this tour organized by Rainbow has been the best he had. I repeat it whenever I can.

  • Leonor Corradi

    Leonor Corradi

    Reviewed: 09 October 2019

    The last year i lived a magic experience with my family in Cartagena. ¡We love looking for the Cartagena Treasure!

  • SuzieR732


    Reviewed: 09 October 2019

    Carlijn and her team were fabulous help organizing our stay in Cartagena. Great guides and great advice. Highly recommend.

  • TravelAgentDiary


    Reviewed: 05 April 2018

    My friends had SO much with on the half-day Cartagena historic city sightseeing tour. We had the privilege of having Ronaldo as our tour guide.

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