Bay of Pigs adventure
Bay of Pigs adventure
Discover the underwater treasures of Cuba
Group size: 2 - 6 people
Learn about the infamous invasion and explore a different side of Cuba
USD $140 /PER PERSON
USD $115 /PER PERSON
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USD $90 /PER PERSON
(5 - 6 people)
Discover Bay of Pigs where 50+ years ago an invasion by Cuban exiles and organized by the US government took place. Bay of Pigs is in Zapata Swamp the biggest natural reserve in Cuba and a place that teems with wildlife.
Our first stop is Cueva de los Peces, a 70m-deep cenote (sinkhole) on the inland side of the coast road halfway between Playa Larga and Playa Girón. It’s a pretty spot popular with swimmers and snorkelers for spotting tropical fish. The brave can glide into the darker parts of an underwater cave with diving gear. Hammocks swing languidly around the crystal clear pool while the beach sparkles with aquatic promise.
Next, we’ll Learn about the history of Bay of Pigs invasion at Playa Giron’s museum. This well-kept museum with its descriptive display cases evokes a tangible sense of the history of the famous Cold War episode that unfolded within rifle-firing distance of this spot in 1961. The museum offers two rooms of artifacts from the Bay of Pigs skirmish plus numerous photos of the combat.
After lunch we’ll make our last stop of the day at Punta Perdiz, a snorkeling and diving spot where you can glide out from the shore in fish-tank clear water to a world of coral and tropical treasure.
You’ll be picked up at your chosen location in Havana
This tour is available everyday. Please, keep in mind we need some preparation for this tour, so we won’t take any booking that is made less than 24 hours before the starting time for the tour.
You can set your on finish point (as long as it is inside Havana or Viñales)
- Bilingual tour guide for the duration of the tour.
- Entrance fees to all the places mentioned.
- Snorkeling gear
Depending on the size of your party, we’ll be using different types of vehicles to ensure comfort.
- Diving excursions
- Tips and gratuities
- Souvenirs and other personal purchases (such as cigars)
How this tour supports the Cuban People:
- Having the services of a full time local Cuban guide who you will spend time getting to know on a personal level.
- Exposing you to the local Cuban people and steering funds toward its citizens.
- Focusing on people-to-people interaction and cultural immersion.
- Patronizing privately owned small businesses in Havana.
- Allowing you to interact with Cuban’s from all walks of life, having a chance to hear their stories, and share your own.
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