Dive the Bay of Pigs in Cuba next Thanksgiving!
Explore more of Cuba on a new liveaboard destination at a great price! We've chartered the Jardines Aggressor on its new itinerary, "Walls of Zapata" beginning from the Bay of Pigs. Travel to Cuba under the Oceans for Youth's Cuba Travel Program is legal for U.S. citizens and residents.
Oceans for Youth is licensed by the U.S. Treasury Department for educational programs to Cuba and all activities are in full compliance with U.S. Treasury regulations. Under the U.S. economic embargo of Cuba, travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens for tourism is prohibited. However, licensed "people-to-people" educational visits are permitted.
Oceans for Youth's Cuba Travel Program examines the relationship of Cuban citizens with their natural environment, including burgeoning socioeconomic and cultural issues brought about by Cuba’s growing ecotourism industry. The exchange also represents an opportunity to explore important environmental issues that impact the marine waters that both nations share through face-to-face interaction. The environment, and particularly the marine environment, is something that both biologically and culturally joins Cuba and the U.S. Visitors will meet with Cuban scientists, resource managers, ecotourism professionals and community members.
Reserve your space aboard the Jardines Aggressor for this new itinerary in Cuba's Zapata Biosphere Reserve. Guests will accompany Cuban specialists and scuba dive on beautiful Caribbean reef walls.
All guests on our special charter have the option to add on three additional days in Cuba on our Gay Havana Experience.
Space is limited. This exclusive charter is limited to just 20 LGBT divers and our friends. Don't miss out!
E-mail us now to request space your space on board!
Program Package Includes:
- 7 nights accommodations on board Jardines Aggressor liveaboard
- Five and a half days of diving, conditions permitting
- Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner, and beverages
- Educational program
- Transportation in Cuba to the liveaboard.
Airfare to Havana (HAV), Cuban visa and health insurance, Port Fee of $190 and Conservation Fee of $100, tips, laundry, souvenirs, and other items of a personal nature.
Book your flight to Havana (HAV) to arrive prior to 3:30 pm on Saturday, November 17.
You can add three days and two nights of educational, people to people exchange on our Havana Experience, November 24-26.
Schedule your departure from Havana no earlier than 3:30 pm on Saturday, November 24, or anytime on Monday, November 26 if you are joining us for the optional two nights in Havana.
Flying from the U.S., you'll need to indicate to the airline that you are on an authorized, educational, people-to-people exchange. You'll receive a letter authorizing your travel under Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) of the US Treasury regulations, and you'll need to print it and carry it with you while traveling.
To comply with U.S. law and Treasury Department regulations, all payments will be made to Oceans for Youth, the license holder for this educational visit to Cuba. Upon registering with Undersea Expeditions, you will be provided a link to pay your deposit online within 10 days.
How to reserve your space:
Call or E-mail us
to check availability, including your exact name as per your passport.
We'll place a space on courtesy hold for you and send you a confirmation e-mail.
Complete and return the Undersea Expeditions trip application and waiver online.
Make your airline reservations to Havana AFTER receiving receiving your link to the Oceans For Youth guest information system from us and completing your deposit.