The Zapata Swamp is the largest swamp in the Caribbean located south of the city of Matanzas, 1’30 hours from Varadero. It mostly consists of a large swamp, partially covered by forests and treasures one of the most complete wildlife reserves in the Caribbean, rich in birds and animals. This site was declared a Biosphere Reserve and the area around the Laguna del Tesoro has been designated a national park, the Great Montemar Natural Park. The Caribbean coast, with its sandy beaches, attracts divers and fans of other water sports.
Departing from Varadero: 8:00 am (2 hrs drive to the swamp).
Visit to the heart of Cienfuegos
Visit to Museo de la Comandancia (Castro´s operation headquarters during the Bay of Pigs conflict. Price: 1.00 CUC per person).
Visit to the fascinating Fish Cave (a 70 m deep and crystalline water pool). The Cave and the Caribbean Sea are ideal sites for scuba diving and snorkeling). Rent of gears: 5.00 CUC per person).
Drive back to your accommodation