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The Yacht - Jardines Aggressor I

Port: Jucaro, Cuba
Located south of Ciego de Avila and 60 miles north of Gardens of the Queen.

Built and maintained to SOLAS shipping standards.
  • Length:  110 ft. 
  • Beam: 22
  • Passengers: 20 
  • Crew:  6
  • Boarding:  Saturday afternoon
  • Disembark: Saturday 4 - 5 a.m.

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Staterooms Jardines Aggressor I

Room #1 Deluxe Stateroom
Rm Size:  9' x 9" feet
(no porthole)
Side by Side 44 x 75 inches
36 x 74 inches
Room #2 Deluxe Stateroom
Rm Size:  8'  x 8'6" feet
porthole
Side by Side 32 x 74 inches
32 x 74 inches
Room #3 Deluxe Stateroom
Rm Size:  8'  x 8'6" feet
porthole
Side by Side 32 x 74 inches
32 x 74 inches
Room #4 Deluxe Stateroom
Rm Size:  8'  x 8'6" feet
porthole
Side by Side 32 x 74 inches
32 x 74 inches
Room #5 Deluxe Stateroom
Rm Size:  8' x 8' feet
porthole
Side by Side 32 x 74 inches
32 x 74 inches
Room #6 Deluxe Stateroom
Rm Size:  8' x 7' feet
porthole
Side by Side 32 x 74 inches
32 x 74 inches
Room #7 Deluxe Stateroom
Rm Size:  8' x 7'6" feet
porthole
Side by Side 32 x 74 inches
32 x 74 inches
Room #8 Deluxe Stateroom
Rm Size:  8' x 8' feet
porthole
Side by Side 32 x 74 inches
32 x 74 inches
Room #9 Master Stateroom
Rm Size:  10' x 8' feet
picture window
Side by Side
Movable to
Queen Bed
35 x 74 inches
35 x 74 inches

Room #10 Master Stateroom
Rm Size:  10' x 8' feet
picture window
Side by   Side
Movable to
Queen Bed
35 x 74 inches
35 x 74 inches



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Parque Central Hotel, Havana

Cuba Travel Program 


Learn about Cuba’s unique marine environment during an Oceans for Youth Foundation People-to-People educational program.The Cuba Travel Program will include 10 days/9 nights arriving in Havana, Cuba on Thursday and departing Havana, Cuba on Saturday.

During our program, travelers will spend 2 hotel nights at the Iberostar Parque Central Hotel in Havana, and will visit with Cuban scientists and marine experts about ocean conservation and cultural exchanges. One of these will include a presentation by world renowned expert, Dr. Julio A. Baisre. Interactive exchanges will discuss how Cuba has maintained one of the healthiest marine ecosystems in the Caribbean. Travelers will visit the Fortress of El Morro and Habana Vieja before spending a week on the Jardines Aggressor liveaboard. Seven days of the program will be spent on the Jardines Aggressor liveaboard exploring the spectacular Gardens of the Queen (Jardines de la Reina) National Park, located 60 miles off the southern coast. During the week, biologists and Cuban specialists  will host discussions and presentations on the marine environment, conservation, and the importance of this magnificient ecosystem.

Presenter During Program

Dr. Julio A. Baisre

The Cuba Travel Program will include a presentation by Dr. Julio Baisre, world renowned expert in the study of spiny lobster. Dr. Baisre graduated in 1968 from the University of Havana as a marine biologist. He completed his Ph.D. in Fisheries,  “Fisheries Resources of the Cuban Archipelago: Ecological Background and Strategies for Management.” He was awarded the Carlos J. Finlay Order, Cuba’s highest scientific recognition, served as President of the Cuban Aquaculture Society and headed the multidisciplinary group which drafted the new Fisheries Law which was formally approved by the Cuban Council of State. He has been instrumental in the development, introduction and enforcement of many regulations in the Cuban fisheries sector including aquaculture development, species introduction and licensing systems. 

Cuba Travel Program Includes:
  • Transfers to/from Havana José Martí International Airport; located 9 miles from Havana on start/end day of program. Transfers are included for flights arriving between 11 am - 3:30 pm Thursday. Guests arriving before/after that time will need to make their own way to the hotel. (dinner Thursday night is at 7 pm) Travelers flight must arrive by 5 pm Thursday for the 7 pm dinner and program.
  • 2 nights hotel accommodations at the Iberostar Parque Central Hotel in Havana and all meals.
  • Full day Friday; Meeting with Cuban scientists and biologists speaking on ocean conservation and research, visit to Fortress of El Morro, Habana Vieja, visit with a neighborhood association and lunch and dinner at a local Cuban restaurant.
  • Saturday transfer from Havana to Jucaro for boarding of the Jardines Aggressor I or II liveaboard
  • Sunday to Friday Gardens of the Queen scuba diving and meeting with Cuban biologists
  • Saturday disembarkation transfer to Havana José Marti International Airport
  • All meals are included in the Cuba Travel Program
  • Visit Cuba Travel Program Pricing

Getting There - Flight Information
There are many daily international flights available. Aggressor Adventure Travelis an authorized travel provider for the Cuba Travel Program and can book your airline travel reservations. Email: info@aggressortravel.com for information. Guests flights must arrive by 5 pm Thursday for the 7 pm dinner and program.

Passport & Visa Documentation
A passport must be valid for 6 months beyond your return date for your international flight. Some countries will require a Visa. As a traveler, you are required to obtain all necessary documents for entry requirements to your destination. Your Passport details must be current and exactly the same as  the Letter of Authorization at the time of travel. (You will print the Letter of Authorization when completing the GIS prior to departing) Travelers are on a People-To-People Program.


Hotel Accommodations - Parque Central Hotel, Havana
Travelers will enjoy staying at the elegant 5-star Iberostar Parque Central Hotel located in central Havana, Cuba Thursday and Friday nights. Known for its Spanish colonial-style architecture, which pulls in the rich culture of the streets, the IBEROSTAR Parque Central Hotel is an excellent starting point for the Cuba Travel Program which is nestled in the heart of Havana. Travelers will admire beautiful city views from the charming French windows and doors of the hotel.  The restaurant has some of the best international cuisine in Havana, but above all, the most impressive Cuban fare.The hotel is conveniently close to the José Martí International Airport and only 20 minutes away.

Boarding Jardines Aggressor I and II
Saturday morning travelers will enjoy a buffet breakfast at the hotel from 7 - 7:45 am before departing Havana as a group at 8 am for a 5 - 6 hour drive (lunch included) to Jucaro to board the Jardines Aggressor I or Jardines Aggressor II. After all travelers are onboard, the boat will depart for the Gardens of the Queen. Throughout the week, scuba diving will be offered from Sunday until Friday around noon. The Jardines Aggressor will depart after lunch back to Jucaro where travelers will stay onboard for dinner then depart Saturday morning as a group back to the José Martí Airport for their flight home.

Disembarking Jardines Aggressor I and II
Saturday morning between 4 - 5 am, travelers will depart the Jardines Aggressor for a 6 hour trip to the José Marti International Airport where the Cuba Travel Program will end. Travelers will stop for lunch on the way to the airport. Arrival at the airport will be at approximately 12 pm.

Cuba Airport Departure Tax
Most airlines include the departure tax in the cost of the ticket, please verify with the airline carrier.