The National Aviary of Colombia
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Aproximately 4 Hours
Travel by air-conditioned coach on a 40-minute ride to the island of Baru. Sit back and enjoy the scenery and view the growing industrial area around Cartagena.
You’re headed to the National Aviary -- one of the finest aviaries in the world, renowned for housing a very high number of species. Colombia boasts the world’s greatest bird diversity, with more than 1,900 species, and the National Aviary reflects this with an important cross-section of this variety. Set out to explore the different bird observation stations arranged by habitat and species:
The Tropical Forest -- macaws, Harpy eagles, tangaras and other species as well as different kinds of palms, waterfalls and macaque monkeys
Coastlines & Mangroves -- the habitat of different kind of ducks, cormorants and pelicans
Coastline -- herons, doves, storks and the migrating teals
The Desert Station -- an environment where cardinals, mockingbirds and partridges live
The Andean Region -- owls, eagles and the famous Andean condor -- king of the mountains
Surrounded by birds, beautiful landscapes, palm trees and waterfalls, you will have time to enjoy a beverage or delicious Colombian coffee before the ride back to Cartagena.
Travel time to the National Aviary is 45 minutes each way.