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Excursions

A very wide variety of day-trips and excursions is proposed to travelers staying in Varadero. Whether you’re looking for cultural experiences, contact with nature, thrilling adventures, nautical activities, contact with the locals, historical sites, or exciting nightlife, you will certainly find the perfect escapade and leave the beach behind for a few hours in order to discover interesting and beautiful sites, do fun-fill activities, and learn more about the real Cuba and its people.

Click the Excursion name on the left menu for a detailed description (program, inclusions, prices, schedule, etc.). Note that the information on these tours and activities is indicative only; the program may vary from one tour operator to another. Local providers may offer other collective tours, and also custom-made and private tours.

Payment

Excursions can be paid cash (in CUC, Cuban Convertible Pesos) or with a credit card (not issued by or affiliated with a US bank). Please visit our Money section for more information about currency and credit cards. Child price is for ages 2 to 12; infants (0 to 24 months) are free. Note that the indicated prices are based on information gathered during our last trip there, they are subject to change.

Language

The tours may be guided in several languages (Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, ...), so make sure to specify your language preference when booking.

Voucher

When you book an excursion you always receive a Tour Voucher. This voucher has to be presented when boarding the bus on the day of your tour. It’s very important not to lose it, and not to forget it in your room before leaving. You won’t be able to participate if you don’t have your voucher.

Minimum

Some excursions and tours require a minimum of participants. If the minimum is not reached for an excursion that you have already booked it may then be rescheduled or reimbursed.

Weather conditions

Excursion may sometimes be cancelled or altered without prior notice due to weather conditions (or other safety-related conditions). Check with the tour representative the day before.

Cancellation

Most tour operators have a cancellation policy, check with the representative. The penalty is usually less if your cancel in advance (for example more than 24 hours before excursion time) and can be quite high for last-minute cancellation. In case of a "no-show" no refund will be allowed.

Accessibility

Some excursions or activities may not be suitable for everyone, so you must specify any special physical conditions, handicap or culinary restrictions you may have when booking.