Learn to fish with locals in and around the lagoons of La Boquilla! The locals of this area are ready and willing to help you learn the ins and outs of fishing with various fishing techniques. Enjoy the sun, catch some fish, and enjoy a home-prepared meal on the beach!
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A beautiful tour that takes place in La Boquilla. With many families of African origin that lives off fishing, come and learn how to fish with these locals. The contrast between this area and the heart of Cartagena could not be any more different, but this is exactly what makes this tour worth it and interesting to so many adventurous people.
In this area of La Boquilla you will find yourself surrounded by two big lagoons: the Cienaga de Juan Polo and the Cienaga de la Virgen. You will be able to find all sorts of fish like the Sea Bass, Shad, two-banded sea brema, Ocean-Bass and many other species such as snails, clams, shrimps, and crawfish. This variety of sea creatures makes it ideal for learning how to fish with the locals. You will learn the three different fishing techniques of the locals which include: fishing with a fishing line, using nets or setting traps.
After arriving in La Boquilla, you will then head to the lagoons with the locals of the area in canoes. There will be a multilingual guide present who will be present and help with communication with the locals and listen to their amazing stories. Once you arrive to the lagoons you will begin to learn how to fish like the locals and learn all about the local culture and life.
After fishing and learning with the locals you’ll be offered a coconut drink at La Boquilla beach and if you wish to do so, you may prepare the fish you caught at the restaurant under instructions of a local cook (additional charge)!
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.