EXCURSIONS TO DO IN VARADERO- CUBA

EXCURSIONS TO DO IN VARADERO- CUBA

All prices are quoted in CUC Boat adventure - half day

A unique nautical excursion, full of adventure! Drive your own Aqua-Ray among the mangroves along the southern coast of Varadero. A great way to spend two hours!

PRICE: Adults 41, 00 pp - Children 24, 00 pp – 65, 00 exclusively for only 1 pax

FREQUENCY: Everyday, hourly departures.


Habana colonial - full day

Discover this magical city. Walk through old Havana and visit its ancient squares, drive through modern Havana to visit the Capitolio building, Revolution Square, and enjoy some free time. A Cuban lunch and one drink included.

PRICE: Adults 67, 00 pp - Children 51, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Everyday


Habana & cigar factory - full day

Enjoy the Habana Colonial tour, plus a visit to a cigar factory. Includes lunch and one drink.

PRICE: Adults 95, 00 pp - Children 72, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


Habana special - full day & evening

Enjoy the Habana Colonial tour, plus the famous Tropicana Show! Before the show, you will have access to a shared hotel room or artist back stage dressing room bathrooms to shower. Then its dinner with one drink and the famous Tropicana Show, a festive presentation of dance, music, light and sound. Includes half bottle of rum, one coke and a small snack plate.

PRICE: Adults 149, 00 pp - Children are not allowed

FREQUENCY: Tuesday & Saturday


Catamaran Crucero del sol - full day

Spend the day on a Catamaran and enjoy snorkelling, swimming and sun tanning. Includes a quick dip with the dolphins and seafood lunch at Cayo Blanco Island. Open bar with local drinks all day on board.

PRICE: Adults 109, 00 pp - Children 53, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Everyday


Jeep safari - full day

Hop on a 4x4 and take off for a day full of adventure. Snorkeling at Coral Beach. Stop at the Saturno Cave for a refreshing swim. Speed boat ride through Canimar River. Enjoy a typical Cuban lunch at the Rancho Gaviota in the magnificent Valley of Yumuri. Time for some horseback riding.

PRICE: Adults 81, 00 pp - Children 61, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Everyday


Specialized Swim with dolphins - half day

A boat trip to Rancho Cangrejo to visit the delfinario and enjoy 20 minutes’ swimming with dolphins. Open bar and snacks on board.

PRICE: Adults 97, 00 pp - Children (0-6 free) (7-12) 47, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Everyday


Havana overnight - Two full days (Optional -includes the Tropicana Show)

Spend two days in Havana. Hotel and dinner included. Day 1

Start the tour with a brief stop at Bacunayagua bridge’s lookout point. Visit el Morro-Cabaña Colonial military fortress and enjoy another splendid view of the capital. A city tour through the town of Cojimar includes a visit to The Terrazas Restaurant and The Hemingway Museum. Lunch at a city restaurant of Havana. Visit Modern Havana, including: the Presidential Palace, Central Square, Revolution Square, the University of Havana, the National Capitolio and visit the Floridita Bar. Finish the day with the Tropicana Show. Day 2

After breakfast, stroll around Old Havana and visit Old Square, Arms Square, Cathedral Square, San Francisco de Asis Square, Palacio de los Capitanes Generales Museum, Ambos Mundos Hotel, and the famous restaurant, La Bodeguita del Medio. Lunch at a restaurant in Havana. Free time in Old Havana and free time before returning to your hotel in Varadero.

PRICE with Tropicana show: Adults 229, 00 pp - Children are not allowed - Single room occupancy supplement 25, 00 pp

PRICE without Tropicana show: Adults 159, 00 pp - Children 119, 00 pp - Single room occupancy supplement 25, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Tuesday & Thursday


Havana historia and ritmo - half day & evening

Stroll around Old Havana to visit its old squares, the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales Museum, Ambos Mundos Hotel, and visit the famous restaurant La Bodeguita del Medio. Drive through modern Havana and see interesting sights such as: the Presidential Palace, the Central Square, Revolution Square, the University of Havana, the National Capitolio and visit to Floridita Bar. Dinner is at the Rodney restaurant of Cabaret Tropicana and after the famous Tropicana Show (includes ¼ bottle of Cuban rum, a coke and a snack.).

PRICE: Adults 105, 00 pp - Children are not allowed

FREQUENCY: Thursday & Saturday


Guama especial - full day

Drive through the province of Matanzas. Visit a crocodile breeding farm before a speed boat trip across the Treasure Lagoon to Guamá Tourist Centre. Visit the Taíno Village and the tourist farm, Fiesta Campesina where you can enjoy a drink of coffee or sugar cane juice, known locally as guarapo. Visit Punta Perdiz or Caleta Buena both located in the Caribean Sea. Lunch and open bar included in the Beach. Time to swim and snorkel. Equipment for snorkelling included.

PRICE: Adults 59, 00 pp - Children 43, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Monday, Wednesday & Friday.


Tour al Caribe - full day

Drive through the province of Matanzas. Visit a crocodile breeding farm. Visit the tourist farm, Fiesta Campesina where you can enjoy a drink of coffee or sugar cane juice, known locally as guarapo. Visit Punta Perdiz or Caleta Buena both located in the Caribean Sea. Lunch and open bar included in the Beach. Time to swim and snorkel. Equipment for snorkelling included. Visti to the Cave of fish.

PRICE: Adults 44, 00 pp - Children 33, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Tuesday & Thursday


Topes de Collantes overnight - two full days Day 1

A sightseeing tour around the city of Cienfuegos and some free time at the city centre square. Lunch is at El Cubano restaurant. Visit the World Heritage Site of the city of Trinidad and visit the city museum, Palacio Cantero. Overnight at Los Helechos Hotel in Topes de Collantes.

Day 2

After breakfast, tour the Guanayara Nature Park by truck and a hike up the hill to the waterfall, El Rocio, an unforgettable adventure along the river. Time to swim in the pond, El Venado. Lunch is at La Gallega restaurant. Visit the Ernesto Che Guevara Mausoleum in the city of Santa Clara before returning to your hotel in Varadero.

PRICE: Adults 135, 00 pp - Children 101, 00 pp- Single room occupancy supplement 10, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday


Matanzas Yumuri - full day

Enjoy a 30-minute boat trip across Canímar River (a protected area) and observe the lush vegetation. Then tour the city of Matanzas, also known as the City of Bridges and discover its most important landmarks, such as, the Pharmaceutical Museum (a French drugstore from 1882), Liberty’s Square, the Monserrate Heights as well as one of the churches in the city. Drive across the valley to Rancho Gaviota and enjoy our countryside while visiting a farm and enjoy a typical Cuban lunch. Free time for horseback riding.

PRICE: Adults 49, 00 pp - Children 37, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Thursday & Saturday


Sugar cane Tour - half day

Transfer by bus to “José Smith Comas”, an old sugar mill. Visit to a sugar cane field where manual harvesting can be observed. Touring inside the factory to see the machines and equipments used to produce sugar. A chance to taste natural sugar cane juice called “Guarapo”. An early XX century steam train ride up to Cárdenas 1875 Train Station. Sightseeing around Cardenas City main landmarks. Visit to “Oscar María de Rojas” Museum. Brief stop at “Jose Antonio Echeverría” Square.

Remarks: The sugar mill is not operational

PRICE: Adults 45, 00 pp - Children 34, 00 pp

FREQUENCY: Monday, Wednesday & Saturday


Deep-sea fishing

An unforgettable fishing experience! Includes open bar on board, fishing gear and bait, and all transfers. 5 hour tour

PRICE: Adults 395, 00 per boat (4 pax) – Extra pax 35, 00 pp – Extra hour 60, 00

FREQUENCY: Everyday

Booking Conditions

Payments are accepted in Cuban Convertible Pesos (CUC) or by credit cards from Canadian banks or banks that are not affiliated with an American bank.

All excursions are subject to availability. Cancellations must be called in by 5 pm. the day before or a penalty fee will apply. No refunds for no shows or cancellations within 24 hours of the excursion unless a medical certificate is provided.

In many hotels you will be approached with offers to book private tours. You are under no obligation to listen to any sales pitch. Don´t let anyone pressure your decision.

We recommend you reserve excursions only with your Air Canada Vacations representative. If you encounter issues with other tour companies and/or sales people, we will unfortunately be unable to assist you.

Air Canada Vacations makes arrangements with tour companies within the Destinations we offer. Although we do our best to choose reputable tour companies, we cannot be responsible for their acts and omissions. Air Canada Vacations will not assume responsibility for any claims, losses, damages, costs or expenses arising out of personal injury, accidents, death, loss of enjoyment, distress or frustration resulting from the tour taken. The standards and conditions of life in destination may be considerably different compared to Canada

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