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Family trip to Cartagena with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Cartagena, Colombia Cartagena is quite popular with tourists. So, if you want, you can look for a hotel where you can leave your child under the care of animators in the children's room or use the services of a nanny. There are many playgrounds with swings, climbing equipment, and small football fields in the city. Local kids very often spend time there. So, if your child does not mind getting acquainted with his peers-Colombians, then you can go to such a site for a few hours or even for half a day.
Cartagena does not cease to attract beach lovers. Coastal areas suitable for water activities and sunbathing can be found both on the mainland and on the nearby picturesque islands, which … Open
Young children can be entertained by going to Baby & Toddler's Place. The child will be able to play with his peers in school, make purchases in an almost real store, ride a car or jump in a dry pool under the care of animators here. Older children will love the Parque Flanagan. This is a large rope park with hundreds of different routes. They are designed for both young children and teenagers. If the child gets tired of climbing ropes and riding down hills, you can have a snack on the territory of the park.
Young naturalists will love the Vivarium del Caribe. The child will be able to see how crocodiles and turtles are fed, touch the iguana, and see the bright South American fish here. If the child speaks a little Spanish or English, he will learn a lot of interesting facts from the keeper of the vivarium. Be sure to visit Oceanario with your child. Sharks, dolphins, sea turtles, and many other sea creatures live here. You can visit the performances of trained dolphins and the feeding of water inhabitants. They are held several times a day. In addition, the child can even swim with tame mammals. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
One of the main "hotel values" of Cartagena is its unique hotels housed in buildings with centuries of history. The prestigious Sofitel Santa Clara Hotel can be found in a former … Open
Do you want to go somewhere with your child for the whole day? Then you should go to Sede Recreational Takurika. This is a water amusement park. Everyone will find something to do here. The shallow, spacious pool with slides and rides is designed for the youngest visitors. The play area under the roof is designed for children who have already spent a lot of time in the sun. In addition, there are a dozen of various slides here. The largest of them will appeal even to adults. There are also table tennis tables here. It is possible to rent a small catamaran and slowly swim on the lake. It is also possible to have a picnic on the grass.
Cartagena You should go to Baila Bolera with your child. It's a pretty big bowling alley. There is an opportunity to compete in the number of points scored by well-aimed throws of the ball and have a snack. If your child likes football, then you should go to a match with local teams at the Estadio Jaime Morón. Colombians love football. The atmosphere is amazing during matches here. Probably, the opportunity to try out tennis in Complejo de Roquetas will interest the child. Anyone will have a chance to learn the basics of the game or improve their level here.
If you go shopping in the shops of Cartagena, do not forget that the closer the store is located to popular tourist sites, the higher the prices in it. Another local rule - "bargaining is … Open
Show your child San Felipe de Barajas Castle. It will appeal to young children who can feel like ancient warriors or royalty here. The castle will also appeal to older children which already at least in general terms familiar with the history of world civilizations. Dozens of hidden passageways are located inside the castle walls. This will certainly interest young researchers. The Palace of Inquisition, the Catholic Cathedral, and old houses near Central Square will attract fans of old buildings. Be sure to show your child the expositions of the museums of gold and archeology. Exhibits dedicated to the history of Cartagena will not leave anyone indifferent. Many children will also enjoy the Maritime Museum.
There are many sets in coastal waters. They are suitable for novice divers. The child will be able to complete training and get a children's license at any of the local dive clubs. He will be able to dive no deeper than eight meters on his own after that. If the child is not yet eight years old, it is too early to learn diving. You can introduce your child to snorkeling in this case. Clearwater allows you to see many local marine inhabitants in their natural habitat. You can go on a sightseeing tour with your child. The child will not only see the beautiful panoramas of the city but will also be able to swim in the open sea during this tour. The child can go surfing and water skiing in Cartagena.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Cartagena and surroundings

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Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Cartagena and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Rodadero Sea Aquarium and Museum' , 166.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Cartagena
♥   Zoo 'Barranquilla Zoo' Barranquilla, 103.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Santa Marta Aquarium' Santa Marta, 166.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Interesting places to visit with children around Cartagena

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Cartagena - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Cartagena, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Cartagena for families with children.
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