Spectacular diving, centuries of history, salsa, friendly people . . . This Cuba dive adventure is sure to please! One of the hidden secrets of the Caribbean, the vibrant city of Havana has a lot to offer - come join We B Divin'! This well-rounded trip will highlight Cuba's changing culture, biodiversity and preservation. But the cultural Cuba portion of this trip is only the beginning of what is to be discovered. Diving the Gardens of the Queen (aka Jardines de la Reina) off the south coast of Cuba, is something just a little bit different and a real treat. Doing so on the Jardines Aggressor II makes for an unforgettable trip! Discover the protected marine sanctuary that Cuba offers to divers from the comfort of the Jardines Aggressor II.
DIVE TRIP QUICK FACTS:Expedition Dates:
May 02, 2018 - May 12, 2018Price: From $6,384*USD Deposit Required: Full payment required upon booking Booking Status: Currently Taking Reservations Trip Hosted By: We B Divin' This is a partner trip! BOOK THIS ADVENTURE
Engage with the Cuban people in the best possible way: by staying in beautiful private homes (3-4 rooms per home, on average), you will get to interact with the locals in a very special way. They will proudly share their culture with you.
While on the Jardines Aggressor II, you will learn about the marine environment, and the special eco-system of Jardines de la Reina, through daily presentations of local experts and scientists. You will enjoy the ease and comfort of liveaboard diving on this Cuba dive adventure.
Experience the warm welcome of the Cuban people, by exploring the historical center of two well preserved cities: Havana and Trinidad, by conversing and visiting with experts on the local culture and lifestyle.
The Queen’s Gardens, are located 60 Miles off the southern coast of Cuba: this archipelago comprises a chain of 250 virgin coral and mangrove islands extending along 75 miles of turquoise waters.
What Is Included:
- Round trip airfare from Dallas, Texas (inquire about alternate gateways)
- Cuban Visa processing and fee
- Ground transportation within Cuba in vintage American cars
- 2 nights accommodation in Havana, 1 night accommodation in Trinidad Cuba (Beautiful private homes)
- Entrance fees when applicable
- All gratuities for Cuba tour portion
- Experienced tour guides
- Included meals during the land portion of the trip: Full breakfast made to order each morning, lunch and dinner as per itinerary
- 2 alcoholic drinks at dinner
- Various cultural, conservationist, scientific presentations & exchanges in Havana and Trinidad
- 7 nights accommodation and diving aboard the Jardines Aggressor II
- All meals on liveaboard, mineral water
- Use of filled tanks, weights and belt
- One way Motorcoach transfer from Jucaro Port to Santa Clara Airport
- Port Fee ($190USD) and Conservation Fee ($100USD), paid in advance
- Optional Nitrox $100USD (prepaid)
What Else You Need To Know:
This educational people to people travel program falls within the legal rules of permitted travel to Cuba for US Citizen. Non-American Citizen are welcome on this trip as well.
The liveaboard portion of trip is through the non-profit ‘Oceans for Youth Foundation’, holding a specific license for Cuba Travel. A portion of the trip is tax deductible. The land portion of the trip is accompanied by “Your Cuba Travel”, a US company proudly owned and operated by Cuban Americans, and falls under the general license for people-to-people educational travel. Full time participation in this travel program is required for US Citizen.
All pricing is per person, based on double occupancy, in USD. Please inquire if you wish to book the liveaboard portion of the trip only.
Deposit and package price will vary depending upon date booked. If booked close to departure date, full payment will be due upon booking. Cabin availability is first come first serve. Deposit required to request a cabin.
Not included: Gratuities for Liveaboard staff, meals and drinks other than specified, dive and travel insurance, airline baggage fees, and personal expenses.
*Accepted forms of payment vary per trip. Inquire within.
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We B Divin'
We B Divin’ is your personal resource for scuba training (PADI), equipment sales, service, and travel.
We pride ourselves on individualized training, especially for people with water related anxieties.
Remember, enjoyment and safety are enhanced by comfort, not cost.
We will personally fit you, whether your primary interest is diving or snorkeling. We offer both group and individual dive travel opportunities. Both singles and couples are welcome. Singles may ask to room share or can choose the single supplement option.