What to do in Tayrona National Park? Parque Tayrona is a vast area with amazing landscapes and breathtaking caribbean beaches. Having Cabo San Juan as one of the most visited. However, there are plenty of things to do in the park besides Cabo San Juan.
-Walk within 9 Piedras Trail
Take a decision and go along 9 Piedras Trail! Tayrona worldview and breathtaking views of the Caribbean sea are waiting for you.
-Climbing: under your own risk
Cañaveral beach has big rocks where you can climb and get an amazing aerial view. This is a good option for those who has trained in this kind of sports.
-Get Naked in Tayrona
Go to Nudist Beach and do not take off your clothes. Walk to Boca del Saco Beach! gain confidence and practice nudism.
-Dive in Tayrona Park
Sign up for a fun dive session inside Tayrona National Park, you can take a diving tour in Taganga or Santa Marta’s historic centre. Caribbean Pro Dive is a good option if you’re in Santa Marta, they take you to amazing spots in Tayrona where you appreciate stunning animals. Being lucky you’ll probably see a ship inside the sea.
-Don’t take a bus in the main entrance, the way is full of curious creatures
Use extra energy, don’t take the van to the parking area (where main trails begin) and walk through the main highway of the park. It is surrounded by enormous trees and vegetation. Where you might hear and see Howler Monkeys.
Go for free snorkeling in Piscina Natural, Close to rocks and in the seawall there are corals and multicolored fish. But! remember to care corals by not touch them.
-Visit a Kogui Community (Pueblito)
Take a Caribbean tan in the comfortable beach chairs of Piscinita, next to Cañaveral beach
-Try to take a picture of a Caiman
Take a look at Arenillas’s lagoon. Maybe, you could see a caiman!
-Don’t be lazy, try to make the loop
Take an outstanding loop of the park, starting with 9 Piedras trail, then Cañaveral beach, Piscinita beach. After that, take Arrecifes trail that takes you to Arenillas, Piscina Natural, Cabo San Juan, Nudist beach and Boca del Saco beach. All treks are connected!
Have you done any of these tips? Would you add another unmissable experience at Tayrona Park?