Boat from Cartagena to Panama

Discussion in 'Colombia' started by supercharget, May 7, 2015.

  1. supercharget

    supercharget New Member

    the only way to travel from Cartagena to Panama by boat is via an organized tour company such as Gypsy Moth or Mamallena Tours. The trip takes normally 3 days and it's not cheap (around $500 depending on the boat) considering a one way flight is around $400, and thats for a 1 hour flight! Sailing to San Blas from Cartagena over 5-6 days just seems like a better deal!
     
  2. leo360

    leo360 New Member

    My tip is to research before booking a boat. Try booking a bigger, newer catamaran boat like the Sailing Koala or Darien Gapster because it will make the open water crossing easier without feeling sea sick, plus they come with hot showers.
     
  3. 87juno

    87juno New Member

    I remember doing this trip years ago, though I did it from Panama to Cartagena and the trip is not direct. The trip took 5 days and I sailed the entire group of islands and finish in the Colombian town of Sapzurro. From there I had to take a boat to Carpurgana, then a speedboat to Turbo and then a bus to Cartagena.
     

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