Visiting Tayrona Park

Santa Marta Guide

Visiting Tayrona National Park

To get to the park you can take a bus from the Mercado the cost is approximately 7000 pesos. You can also stop this bus if you are anywhere along Avenida El Libertador. Buses can also be taken from Mamotoco, the larger buses might ask for 10000 pesos and you may have to wait for them to fill up a bit, they cost a little more because they have air conditioning. If you are lucky you might get a taxi stop there and offer you a ride at a reduced rate because they are going to collect somebody near the park.  

Tayrona Park Entrance Fee

At the park entrance you must bring your ID AND a copy of your passport to prove that you are 25 years old or younger. For non-Colombian foreign nationals, the pass costs Colombian pesos 42,000. This is a one-time admission ticket, but will cover you for any duration of your stay in the park.

Entrance to Arecife Tayrona Park

Once you have paid you can go for a walk to the park or you can take the mini van for Colombian Pesos 3000 which we would recommend . From the entrance to Arecife, about 1.5 hours on foot, but along the way, you can see monkeys and other wild animals. If you want to keep things simple, you can book a boat from Taganga or go horseback riding from the Backpack entrance. 

visiting tayrona park

Cabo San Juan Tayrona Park

This is the main part of the park and what most people think of when they think of Tayrona. This area is closer to Santa Marta with a decent beach. Nice day trip from Santa Marta, although not as pretty as the beaches in the main park areas. Located along the coast from Cabo San Juan after the next point, this beach does not seem to receive many visitors, although it is possible to swim there in the presence of lifeguards.

La Piscina Tayrona

But once there, you will find yourself very close to other beaches such as La Piscina (another beautiful beach) and nudist beach (if you like it). Playa Cabo San Juan is also one of the most beautiful beaches in the park and enjoys great success with tourists and locals alike for its unique and scenic views. This charming little place is about 30 minutes from the town of Rodadero, with lovely beaches, hammocks to rent for the night, food, water and surfing (beware, tide is strong here).

Interesting wildlife

It has interesting wildlife, beautiful nature and beautiful beaches. This isolation, with deep jungle and rolling hills behind it, makes the beach one of the most scenic and scenic parks around.

Cabo San Juan, Canaveral, Castilletes, Arrecife and La Picina are just a few of the beautiful beaches of Tayrona. With beautiful, windswept and pristine beaches, Tayrona is a must-see for nature lovers on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The famous Tayrona Park is located on the Caribbean coast near Santa Marta in Colombia. The Tayrona National Park Concession was established in 1964 and is located on the Caribbean coast of northern Colombia, just 34 km from the city of Santa Marta.

Tayrona National Park Concession

The Tayrona National Park Concession was established in 1964 and is located on the Caribbean coast of northern Colombia, 34 km from the city of Santa Marta. The first thing you should know about Tayrona Park is that it is part of the ancestral territories of the indigenous communities of Cancuamo, Cogui, Viva and Aruaco in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, where the park is located. It is located in the jurisdiction of the municipality of Santa Marta, in the department of Magdalena, on the northern coast of Colombia, bordering the Caribbean Sea.

It is located right in the northern part of the park, from where you can reach the nearby beaches. Outside the park | There are many options where you can stay overnight (or longer) before or after your visit to Tyrone – see an overview of all accommodation options outside of Tyrone here.

Las Pleyades [7] also offers accommodation outside Tayrona National Park at a lower price, but it takes no more than 10 minutes by bus or car from the main entrance of Canaveral in Calabasho or Puebrito. Your choice of accommodation in Tayrona Park can be boiled down to staying in one of the hotels in the park, setting up a tent in one of the campgrounds, or spending the night in a hammock. You can’t just camp anywhere in Tayrona National Park, you actually have to live in one of the designated campsites or park lodging options. The map above shows the various accommodation options in Tayrona National Park.

Make the most of your time

To make the most of your time at Tayrona Park, we recommend that you follow all the advice of the local guides. If not, make sure you arrive at Tyrone early and reserve your tent or hammock at the reservation desk at the El Sedia entrance BEFORE entering the national park. Benefit from the entrance to Calabaso and avoid going to Tayrona Natural Park on weekends, public holidays, and Colombian holidays.

Tyrone Travel Guide A free online guide to Tyrone to give you all the practical information for visiting this national park in just a few clicks. Tayrona is primarily a national park and this is due to the remarkable biodiversity of flora and fauna within it. The park is an endemic biodiversity of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range, characterized by a variety of climates (mountain climates) and geographic locations from arid sea level to 900 meters above sea level.

The park covers approximately 30 square kilometers (12 sq mi) of maritime land in the Caribbean and approximately 150 square kilometers (58 sq mi) of land. The land area is 58 square miles (150 square kilometers), while the marine protected area is 12 square miles (30 square kilometers).

It is not part of the Andes, but a unique mountain range. Mountains are one of the main features of the park and one of the highlights. Each part of this fantastic park is protected and has different characteristics.

Colombia’s National Natural Parks remind citizens that, starting December 6, 2019, ecotourism services in Tayrona National Park will be directly managed by the National Parks, so here we will tell you what the procedure for entering the protected area will be. this high season