Zapata Swamp

Departure Date



8:00am - 6:30pm




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Tour Overview

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.


8:00 am

Departing from Varadero: 8:00 am (2 hrs drive to the swamp).

Drive through colorful countryside and numerous farmers’ villages and plantations.

Visit to the heart of Cienfuegos

Visit to the Farm “Fiesta Campesina” (get to know some of our endemic flora and fauna).
Visit to Museo de la Comandancia (Castro´s operation headquarters during the Bay of Pigs conflict. Price: 1.00 CUC per person).


Visit on a speed boat to Guamá (a replica of a typical pre-Columbian Indian village (Boat fee: 12.00 CUC per person) and to a Crocodile breeding (admission fee: 5.00 CUC per person).
12:00 pm

Lunch Time

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Playa Larga

Visit to Playa Larga (a beach at the Bay of Pigs).
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).
4:00 pm

Drive back to your accommodation


Pax Price
2 passangers $95 per person
3 passangers $70 per person
4 passangers $55 per person
5 passangers or more Contact-Us
Pax Price
2 passangers $120 per person
3 passangers $85   per person
4 passangers $65   per person
5 passangers or more Contact-Us


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