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(17 Reports)
For Experienced Divers:  4 stars For Inexperienced Divers:  4 stars
Underwater Photography:  5 stars  
 
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Also see the Cuba Diving Guide for relevant articles, an overview, seasonal info, ... Here are Cuba dive reviews of dive resorts and liveaboards throughout Cuba. These are unedited diving reviews filed by the serious divers who read Undercurrent. Assemble your own personalized collection of Cuba reports with our Mini Chapbook facility
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Avalon Dive Center/ Tortuga Y   Jardines de la Reina   Gardens of the Queens is far and away the best diving in the Caribbean, and the marine life present is comparable to top notch loc... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2014   Eric Schindler
500+ Dives
 
Avalon/ Ocean Doctor Y   Jardines de la Reina   "Cuba - Land & Sea Adventure"
Cuba - Land & Sea AdventureI had wanted to go to Cuba for many years to visit the island and dive, long before the Anderson Cooper 60 Minutes feature. I had ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2014   Robert Nissenbaum
100+ Dives
 
Avalon/ Tortuga Y   Gardens of the Queen   "Excellent trip and some of the best diving I have seen in 30 years"
Excellent trip and some of the best diving I have seen in 30 yearsUtterly fantastic diving, some of the best I have ever seen and comparable in my mind to Sipidan Island of the 1990's. The trip o... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2014   Robert M Symington
250+ Dives
 
Avalon/ Tortuga Y   Jardines De La Reina   This was my first trip here. There were sharks on almost everydive. Reef, and Nurse are the most prominent, but sightings of many ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2014   Alexander Smith
100+ Dives
 
Avalon/ Tortuga N   Jardines de Reina   Avalon emphatically said in advance emails when I was arranging my trip that they did not feed the sharks. They did. On my boat, t... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2014   MB
<100 Dives
 
Avalon/ Tortuga N   jardines de reina   Tortuga is a beautifully outfitted barge turned into a hotel that looks much like a live aboard.This is a shark feeding operation,... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2014   MBB
100+ Dives
 
Avalon Dive Centers/ Tortuga Y   Jardines de la Reina   This was my second trip here in 3 months, awesome place.....a real divers paradise. If shark action is what you are looking for ch... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2013   Scott O'Born
250+ Dives
 
Avalon Full report N   Jardines de la Reina   Jardines de la Reina is mangrove/coral chain about 65 miles off the south coast of Cuba. It has been a marine park for about 20 ye... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2012   Graham McGregor
250+ Dives
 
International Diving Centre/ Playa Blanca Full report N   Cayo Largo   Cayo Largo is an island off the south central coast of Cuba. It is strictly a vacation spot. No fishing village, no colonial archi... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
10/2012   chris Aston
100+ Dives
 
Blue World Diving Centre/ Paradisus Rio De Oro Resort Full report N   Holguin   The hotel Paradisus Rio Deo is probably the best in Eastern Cuba. It is a 5* operation: accommodation, beach, food. The hotel prov... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2011   Bob Penhearow
<100 Dives
 
Eagle Ray Dive Center/ Sol Rio Luna y Mares Full report N   Holguin   This was my third time in Cuba, after Varadero and Santa Lucia. So the only big concern was with the food, Cuba being know for it... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2009   Guy
500+ Dives
 
Jibacoa Full report N   [N/A]   [None]The only negative thing is that one of the dive masters when he knows that you are taking pictures will harass the wildlife ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2008   Terry Bartley
100+ Dives
 
Shark's Friends/ several next door Full report N   [N/A]   This is a government owned operation like all businesses in Cuba, so not really motivated employees. The DMs were professional and... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2008   Larry Polster
500+ Dives
 
Maria La Gorda Full report N   [N/A]   The accomodations are sparse and not very cozy. However the opportunity to congreagte at the bar (drinks were very cheap) and mee... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2008   Gary Bergeron
250+ Dives
 
Meliá Cayo Guillermo/ Iberostar Daiquiri - Cayo Guillermo Full report N   [Ciego de Avila Province   Just 30 kms from Cayo Cocos (see my other report for same time frame and area), Cayo Guillermo is the cheaper but just as good ver... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2008   Gary J Bergeron
250+ Dives
 
Tryp Cayo Coco Full report N   Ciego de Avila Province   Overall Comments: Small dive boat - had to carry tanks from dive shop to boat. Dive Master was top notch. This is an an all incl... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
7/2008   Gary J Bergeron
250+ Dives
 
Ancon Full report N   Trinidad   The good part of trip was the cost...one week all inclusive from Toronto was $370 Canadian plus taxes...the cost of diving for the... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
11/2006   Brian Verbonac
250+ Dives
 

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