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Zapata Peninsula Diving

Where is it? The Zapata Peninsula (a.k.a Bay of Pigs) is on Cuba’s south shore, about a 2 hour drive from Varadero.

Getting there: Land transfers available from Havana or Varadero. Also accessible with Fly & Drive programs.

Accommodations: Playa Larga, Playa Giron

The Scuba Diving: Three international dive centers in Playa Larga, Playa Giron, Caleta Buena feature mainly shelf diving in addition to peculiar deep caves in the area.

Prices in USD for diving in Playa Larga

Valid to: 31/10/17

# Dives Price in USD per dive
Per dive 25
Night dive 51

 

Prices in USD for diving in Playa Girón

Valid to: 31/10/17

# Dives Price in USD per dive
Per dive 32
Night dive 58

Dive Reservations/Minimum Booking Requirements:

No Fee: For WoWCuba clients booking hotel, car rental reservations or tour packages. No minimum dive requirement.

Agency Service Fee applies: For dive only packages (minimum 10 dives/diver).

Included: Instructor, weights, tanks, BCD, regulator, wetsuit, mask/fins & boat

Not Included: Night diving equipment (available for rental locally)

Note: Divers must bring dive certification and foreign passport presentation is required for boarding boats in destinations where diving is from boats

Technical Specifications – Octopus Club, Playa Larga

Operator: Marlin

Address: Horizontes Playa Larga. Cienaga de Zapata, Cuba

Accommodation: Villa Playa Larga

Distance Dive Center-Hotel: 300 meters from Villa Playa Larga

Quantity of Instructors: 2

Course Certification School: SSI

Daily Capacity: 20 pax, 3 daily departures

Boats: N/A (shore diving)

Average Annual Visibility: 25 horizontal meters

Average Annual Temperature: 28° Celsius

Quantity of Dive Sites: 20

Nearest Hyperbaric Chamber: 2 hours by road to Cardenas or Havana city

Recommended dive sites

Punta Perdiz (Alejo el Moro)

Punta Perdiz

Cueva de los Peces Mar

El Cenote

El Brinco

El Ébano

Services

Coral reef diving: YES

Wall diving: YES

Wreck diving: YES

Cave diving: Yes

Night diving: YES

Nitrox Service: No

Equipment rental: YES

Classroom: YES

Dive Courses all levels: YES

Instructor courses all levels: YES

Specialty courses: YES

Photography/Film developing service: No

IN / DIN systems service: No

Training tank (pool): YES

Specialized Store: No

Medical office: YES

Technical Specifications – Playa Girón – Caleta Buena International Dive Center

Operator: Marlin

Address: Playa Girón. Peninsula de Zapata, Matanzas, Cuba

Accommodation: Hotel Playa Girón

Distance Dive Center-Hotel: Playa Giron = within the hotel, Caleta Buena = 8 kms from Playa Giron

Quantity of Instructors: 6

Course Certification School: SSI

Daily Capacity: 10 divers, 3 departures daily

Boats: N/A (shore diving)

Average Annual Visibility: 25 horizontal meters

Average Annual Temperature: 28° Celsius

Quantity of Dive Sites: 19

Nearest Hyperbaric Chamber: 2.5 hours by road to Cardenas or Havana city

Recommended dive sites

La Corona de Maceo

Los Cañones

El Cabezo-Caleta Buena

El Alto de las Pailas

Services

Coral reef diving: YES

Wall diving: YES

Wreck diving: YES

Cave diving: Yes

Night diving: YES

Nitrox Service: No

Equipment rental: YES

Classroom: YES

Dive Courses all levels: YES

Instructor courses all levels: YES

Specialty courses: YES

Photography/Film developing service: No

IN / DIN systems service: YES

Training tank (pool): YES

Specialized Store: No

Medical office: YES

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