More than 19,000 people from across Colombia and the world visit Cerrejón throughout the year to learn about the coal mining process in one of the world’s largest open pit coal mines. Learn the details of this visit and how to enjoy this experience.
You will enjoy of a guided tour in an air-conditioned bus that will take you to the viewpoint of one of Cerrejón’s active production pits and to a backfill area where you can witness the land reclamation process. The tour takes about two hours.
At Cerrejón Visitors Centre you will be able to find snacks. Also, upon request and in coordination with the contact person for your visit, there is also the option of lunch service.
If you want a souvenir of your visit, at our Visitors Centre you will be able to buy different types of crafts, mainly of La Guajira’s native Wayuu culture.
Schedule your visit
For more information about scheduling your visit please send an email to email@example.com
Phone (+57 - 5) 350-5705
Mobile: (+57 - 3) 318-349-6999
Admissions and tourist packages
Touirst: COP 16,000 per person
Children under 12: COP 5,000 per person
Students: COP 12,000 per person
Employees / family members: COP 10,000 per person
La Guajira Schools: COP 160,000
Outter Department Schools: COP 200,000
La Guajira Universities: COP 170,000
Outter Department Universities: COP 250,000
Payment, directly within the facilities to representatives properly identified as members of tWopushüwa Visitor Centre.
There are 3 daily tours at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
For Cerrejón safety is a value. That's why upon arrival at the Visitor Center you will receive a series of safety recommendations to be applied at all times during the trip.
For your comfort and safety, you should meet the following guidelines for admission:
- Must be at least 12 years old or have a minimum height of 1.45 m (4’9’’).
- Must present a valid ID.
- Wear comfortable closed shoes. Avoid using open-toed shoes, heels or sandals.
- Wear long trousers. Bermudas, shorts or skirts are not allowed in the mining area.
- The use of safety goggles and a hard hat is mandatory in areas indicated by the guide. These will be supplied as a loan by our Visitors Centre.