Have you ever wanted to go scuba diving? well, here is your chance to learn from the best diving centres in Cuba, Maria la Gorda International Diving Center.
María la Gorda diving zone in the Ensenada de Corrientes is one of the most protected areas in Cuba, within the limits of one of the best-preserved Reserve of the Biosphere in the world, it is refreshing to see that the effort really has been made to preserve the local habitat the access road to the resort even has park rangers stationed on it.. This diving zone has its origin in a string of surfaced land, formed by the waves and the pull of the Gulf of Mexico’s marine current. It has an amazing coral reef development located at a very short distance from the coast. From 5 meters (16 feet) you can see big an isolated patches of coral with an abundant sessile fauna, specially gorgonians and sea fans, more than 20 species of coral and lots of small and medium size fish.
Prices include tanks, weights, maritime transport from Maria La Gorda diving centre to diving sites and return, and one instructor for every 6 divers. Prices do not include masks, flippers & wetsuits (these can be rented locally and the price might vary according to which items will be rented; the price for the full equipment for one day is about 15.00 CUC).
The diving centre offers the possibility of 3 dives per day with departure from the hotel at 9.00 am, 11.00 am and 2.00 pm. Please ensure to arrive about 30 minutes in advance. (In case of very low demand these might be adjusted to 2 dives only with departure at 11.00 am and 2.00 pm; you will be informed at the reception in case of any schedule changes).
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