Notes: The age limit to scuba dive by Cuban law is 15 years of age.
Dive experience: When guests compete their Cruise Application they affirm to Aggressor that they are fit to dive in Cuba. That “fit to dive” implies physical fitness, dive skills, and dive experience. Aggressor expect divers to accept personal responsibility for their fitness to dive.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch (including on final day), dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, local beer and wine, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced dive guides (DM ratio 12:1), tanks, weights and weightbelts.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (incl. dive computer and torch: US$ 225 per week), port fees (US$ 240), marine park conservation fees (US$ 120), dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be prepaid.
Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks (other than local beer or wine), nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (US$ 100 per week), 15 liter tank (US$ 75 per week), transfer to the boat from the local airports (Santa Clara, Cayo Coco or Camaguey: US$ 60 each way, prepaid), transfer to the boat from Havana Airport (payable in advance: US$ 120 each way). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: These liveaboard cruises are operated under the Oceans For Youth Foundation which has an approved license for the ‘People-to-People’ educational exchange program. This means they meet OFAC regulations that permit US citizens to travel to Cuba, as well as citizens of the rest of the world.
You will be met at Santa Clara (SNU) or Camaguey (CMW) airport on the Saturday and transferred to the Jardines Aggressor II at Port Jucaro. A Cubatur representative in a yellow shirt who will assist with your luggage and transfer. If you arrive after 6 pm, you must make your own way to the boat in Jucaro which is about a 3 hour ride. Transfers can also be arranged from Havana (pick up at 12 noon, 7 hours). Boarding begins at 5 pm for guests making their own way to Jucaro. Once at Jucaro Port, you will board the Jardines Aggressor II liveaboard for the 3 hour voyage to Jardines de la Reina National Park.
On the last full day of the trip you will cruise back to Jucaro and then disembark at 4-5 am on the final morning (Saturday). You will then be taken back to the airport, stopping along the way for lunch. The last dive of the trip will be around 11 am on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
There are many daily international flights available to/from Cuba. For more information see our Cuba travel information section.
Non-diver rate: US$ 200 off the full published price (does not apply to specials).
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travelers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 65% of the normal published price.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 12 guests, and 2 extra persons can join the cruise in a Deluxe Stateroom free of charge (total 12 or more guests).
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 21 guests and 3 additional persons can join the cruise free of charge (24 guests).