• Tourist Boat
    Tourist Boat
  • Tourist Boat
    Tourist Boat
  • Tourist Boat
    Tourist Boat

Tourist Boat  Tourist Boat

Throughout history, the port of Cartagena has been the starting point of innumerable adventures and exploits. Go to sea on our Tourist Boat and discover a different view of the city sailing at 2.5 knots by the in the dock sheltered from its maritime accidents. Castles, coastal batteries, lighthouses and docks open your eyes as witnesses of the military, strategic and commercial importance of the bay.

A voiceover in several languages will help you to know the evolution of the port from the old defences to the construction of the eighteenth century arsenal, the Christmas Docks, San Pedro and Alfonso XII, in the nineteenth century, or the recent construction of the cruise terminal. You will disconnect for a while from the hustle and bustle of the city and you can complete your sightseeing by disembarking at the Christmas Fort to learn firsthand about the military life in Cartagena's fortresses during past centuries. The imposing view of the sea front will accompany you on the way back and will remain in your eyes mind after putting your feet on the ground.

General ticket: 6€
General ticket Christmas Fort + Tourist Boat: 8€

Reduced ticket: 5€ 
Reduced ticket Christmas Fort + Tourist Boat: 6€ 
*Minors under the age of 12 years, Students up to 25 years, Youth and Youth +, Unemployed, Pensioners, Disabled persons, Family (2 or more adults + 2 or more children under the age of 12 years), Large family and groups of more than 20 people. 

Free entrance: 

  • Children under the age of 3 years.

* In order to benefit from the free and reduced entry rate, visitors must buy their ticket at the reception desk with valid and current documents.
** During temporary exhibitions or special activities, ticket prices may be modified.


BURNING. Los Conciertos del Fuerte

The group formed in 74 in the old Elipa neighborhood between albums by the Rollings and Deep Purple, wears the label of living legend. Quique, Pepe Risi, Toño and Johnny Burning began alternating between bars, rehearsal venues and concert halls with no more pretensions than a guitar on their shoulders and a group of fans. The project is named Burning because of the intense heat of that day. A night from very close to the sea at the Christmas Fort where rock and roll will scratch the sky.

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PEDRO GUERRA. Los Conciertos del Fuerte

Esencial Pedro Guerra es una gira de conciertos en acústico que el arista comienza ofreciendo un repertorio con las canciones más importantes y emblemáticas de toda su carrera. Las canciones que le trajeron desde su primer disco Golosinas hasta hoy, incluidos los adelantos del proyecto PARCEIROS que ya está en curso y concluirá a finales del 2024. Escucharemos las canciones desde el Fuerte de Navidad que marcan los momentos clave de su evolución personal y musical.

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SOLEÀ MORENTE. Los Conciertos del Fuerte

Soleá, daughter of the innovative Granada singer Enrique Morente, in her studio albums, has been able to fuse different styles: electronic music with rock, pop, shoegazing, rumba and, of course, with flamenco. After her acclaimed album, “Aurora Y Enrique”, the singer is immersed in her tour while she prepares the songs for her next album, produced by Guille Milkyway (LA CASA AZUL). Accompanied by Josemi Carmona on guitar, she will offer us her music on the terrace of the Christmas Fort.

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Descubre las operaciones ocultas en las que participaron soviéticos y nazis en el conflicto bélico de la Guerra Civil Española de 1936. Se visitará la exposición “Misiones Secretas” en el Museo Refugio y continuará el recorrido en el Museo Histórico Militar, base de operaciones del espionaje en la ciudad, como la Quinta Columna. La ruta finaliza con un paseo en Barco Turístico, donde se contempla el puerto, protagonista de historia bélica mundial.

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Una ruta marítima que comienza en barco, llegando al Fuerte de Navidad. Finalizando la ruta en la sala de Isaac Peral, el gran inventor del siglo XIX. 

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A musical for the whole family that, among pirates, princesses and sea gods, will take us on a maritime adventure. Following the treasure map, the little ones will have to rescue the captive princess from the Christmas Tower. The experience ends with a boat tour of Cartagena Bay.

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'MÚSICA AL ATARDECER DESDE EL MAR'. Paseo en barco con música en directo

Evocador paseo en el Barco Turístico para contemplar la puesta de sol, amenizado con música en directo, de la mano del músico Fran Ropero.

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Peace building

By learning about the consequences of war, we aim to teach students to value and work towards world peace through artistic activities like drawing.

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Attack on Christmas Fort

We'll take the children around the bay of Cartagena in our tour boat to access the Christmas Fort. Here, by completing various tests, they'll learn the strategic and military importance of Cartagena. In collaboration with the CPR of Cartagena.

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Learn about the evolution of the fortresses of Cartagena and what weapons were used by the armies that defended the city throughout its history. Carried out in collaboration with the CPR of Cartagena.

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Tourism for all is one of the primary objectives of the Cartagena Port of Cultures. We are working to ensure access to the largest number of visitors. At present, the Tourist Boat offers to its visitors with special needs the following facilities:

  • Capacity: 85 seats. 5 wheelchairs.
  • All the architectural barriers have been removed using ramps.
  • Reduced rate to those with disabilities, presenting official proof at the box office.
  • Guide dog access allowed with the corresponding accreditation.

Vending machines

In the Tourist Boat there are machines where you can buy fresh drinks and snacks.

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