With its dream beaches, exuberant vegetation and biodiversity, the
Tayrona Natural Park
attracts visitors from all over the world to enjoy the natural beauty of this destination, however, it is important to keep in mind the closing dates of the Tayrona Park.

In this blog, we will provide you with information about the dates when Tayrona Park closes its doors, so that you can plan your visit to Santa Marta properly during the dates when Tayrona opens.

tayrona park closing dates

The closure of Tayrona Park is carried out with the objective of preserving and protecting terrestrial and marine ecosystems, during these closure periods, conservation and maintenance activities are carried out by National Parks of ColombiaThese actions help the regeneration and recovery of natural areas impacted by tourism and keep them in optimal conditions to receive visitors throughout the year.

Tayrona Park Closure Dates 2024

Tayrona Park closure dates are determined taking into account factors such as spiritual actions by the native Indians, the monitoring of flora and fauna, as well as the needs to maintain the sustainability of the Tayrona; therefore, it is essential that you consult in advance these specific closing and opening dates before planning your trip to Santa Marta.

  • From February 1 through February 15, 2024.
  • From June 1 through June 15, 2024.
  • From October 19 through November 2, 2024.

indigenas cierre parque tayrona

In addition to conservation and maintenance reasons, it is important to note that Tayrona Park is sacred territory for the indigenous people of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, who are the true guardians of this ancestral territory; indigenous peoples, such as the Koguis, Arhuacos, and Wiwas, consider the park a sacred place and see it as an extension of their spiritual home.

For them, this place is a space where their ceremonial sites are located, their sites of connection with nature and their Tayrona ancestorsThese indigenous peoples have a deep and respectful relationship with mother earth, and consider it essential to allow the park to rest and renew itself periodically throughout the year.

Tayrona Park closure dates are determined by indigenous leaders of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
They base their decision on their spiritual practices, ancestral knowledge, and observation of natural signs.

It is important to note that, although Tayrona Park may be closed to the public, there are other tourist destinations in
tourist destinations in Santa Marta
that you can explore during these periods.