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Trip Info

2023 Rates

$4,200.00 per person 

$3,525.00 per person June-September

Up to 4 dives per day

FEES*

  • $240.00 Port Fee
  • $120.00 Conservation Fees

*Subject to change

2024 Rates

$4,200.00 per person 

$3,525.00 per person June-September 

Up to 4 dives per day

FEES*

  • $240.00 Port Fee
  • $120.00 Conservation Fee

*Subject to change

Booking Single? We will pair you with another guest of the same gender. 

Single supplement fee for those who wish to have a private cabin is 65% more.

Balcony Suite available for $600 surcharge. Limited available, please Contact Us for more info. 

Departs from

Port Jucaro, Cuba

Flight Planning: Camagüey (CMW) or Santa Clara (SNU) are the closest airports to Jucaro. If flying into Havana, please note that the bus transfer to Jucaro leaves around 9am.

See Ground Transportation below.

Boarding:  Saturday, 2:00pm

Returns to

Port Jucaro, Cuba

Flight Planning: Camagüey (CMW) or Santa Clara (SNU) are the closest airports to Jucaro. If flying out from Havana, please plan your flights for late afternoon-evening as the transfer takes approximately 6-7 hours. 

Disembark: Saturday 9:00am

Sample Itinerary

Itineraries are weather dependent and tailored to best diving available each trip.

Saturday:

  • Morning – Transfer from Havana or Camagüey to Jucaro
  • Boarding begins at 2pm. Arrive at the dock, board, check in
  • Safety briefing, equipment outfitting, prep dive equipment
  • Dinner
  • Educational presentation by marine biologist giving an overview of coastal marine habitat preservation
  • Evening – Travel to the marine park, a 4-hour trip

Sunday to Friday:
6:30am – Breakfast – made-to-order
7:30am – Depart for first dive following dive briefing
9:00am – Return to boat for snack
10:00am – Depart for second dive, following dive briefing
12:00pm – Lunch
1:30pm – Depart for third dive, following dive briefing
3:00pm – Afternoon snack
4:00pm – Depart for fourth dive, following dive briefing
6:00pm – Log fish surveys after dives, review findings with marine biologists and guides. Share photos of unique species.
7:00pm – Educational and conservation lectures with marine biologist
8:00pm – Dinner, plan for next day’s activities and review video footage

*4 dives per day including 2 night dives during the trip; additional night dives possible on request by chatting with your dive guide. Friday dives are limited to 2 to allow 24-hours prior to flying.

Friday:
4:00pm – Return to Port Jucaro; overnight on All Star Avalon

Saturday:
9:00am – Disembark to Havana or Camagüey. 

DATE DESTINATION / DURATION PRICE STATUS
20 Jul $3525 All Star Avalon: Gardens of the Queen - 7 Nights Available:  9 Cabins / 0 Single Males / 0 Single Females $3525 Book Now
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5 Oct $4200 All Star Avalon: Gardens of the Queen - 7 Nights Available:  10 Cabins / 0 Single Males / 0 Single Females $4200 Book Now
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4 Jan $4200 All Star Avalon: Gardens of the Queen - 7 Nights Available:  10 Cabins / 0 Single Males / 0 Single Females $4200 Book Now
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1 Feb $4200 All Star Avalon: Gardens of the Queen - 7 Nights Available:  10 Cabins / 0 Single Males / 0 Single Females $4200 Book Now
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1 Mar $4200 All Star Avalon: Gardens of the Queen - 7 Nights Available:  10 Cabins / 0 Single Males / 0 Single Females $4200 Book Now
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19 Apr $4200 All Star Avalon: Gardens of the Queen - 7 Nights Available:  4 Cabins / 0 Single Males / 0 Single Females $4200 Book Now
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31 May $4200 All Star Avalon: Gardens of the Queen - 7 Nights Available:  0 Cabins / 0 Single Males / 0 Single Females $4200 Check Availability
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2 Aug $4200 All Star Avalon: Gardens of the Queen - 7 Nights Available:  10 Cabins / 0 Single Males / 0 Single Females $4200 Book Now
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8 Nov $4200 All Star Avalon: Gardens of the Queen - 7 Nights Available:  -1 Cabins / 0 Single Males / 0 Single Females $4200 Check Availability
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29 Nov $4200 All Star Avalon: Gardens of the Queen - 7 Nights Available:  10 Cabins / 0 Single Males / 0 Single Females $4200 Book Now
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Included

  • Accommodations
  • All meals, snacks and beverages (soft drinks, bottled water, wine, beer and rum drinks)
  • 4 dives per day. We are the only liveaboard in the Gardens of the Queen doing 4 daily dives
  • All shore excursions
  • Tanks and weightbelts

Not Included

  • Airfare to Cuba
  • Ground transfers on Saturdays between Havana and the dock.  Transfers are $160.00 each leg*. Transfers from Camagüey are $65 each way.
  • Nitrox – $130.00*
  • Dive and snorkel rental gear* 
  • Permits and conservation fees – $360.00
  • Crew gratuity (15% recommended)

*Must be ordered on Trip Application and paid for in advance.

Deposits / Payments

Individuals – $1,500.00 per person confirms the space. The balance is due 4 months prior to departure.

Method of Payment
Credit card (Visa, Mastercard or Discover), personal check, money order, and wire transfer are all accepted.

Cancellation Policy

Individuals:

  1. More than 12 months prior to departure, guests may reschedule their reservation to a future date. No refunds will be issued. Reservations may only be rescheduled once and the rescheduled trip must be within one year of the original booking. 
  2. Less than 12 months prior to departure, payment is forfeited.

COVID cancellations:  If borders are closed at the time of travel, then a rebooking will be allowed.  All rebooked trips will be reinvoiced and any difference in fare and fees will be assessed. 

Policy for trip interruption due to a named storm: A future credit will be offered for any missed days with no expiration date for using the credit. We understand your busy schedules and the need to plan. There is no refund for cancellations due to weather.

Travel Protection

It is required that all divers purchase diving accident insurance. Travel protection insurance is also recommended to help protect you and your trip investment. For more information and to purchase dive and travel insurance, visit the providers below: 

  • DiveassureFor annual combination trip and dive accident insurance.  This policy includes coverage for cancellation due to Covid. 

Proof of certificate of diving accident insurance is required.

Hotel Iberostar Parque Central in Havana, Cuba

Hotel Iberostar Parque Central

A magnificent five-star hotel situated in Old Havana, the hotel combines the best of both worlds via two connected buildings – one of historic design and the other modern. Hotel amenities include a rooftop pool and sun terrace with Jacuzzi®, four restaurants, a lounge, a fitness center, room service and well appointed guest rooms in colonial or modern style.

The transfer bus to Port Jucaro only picks up passengers at these two hotels: Hotel Iberostar Parque Central and Melia Habana – Miramar Oceanfront Hotel. 

Reservations: Book Directly
U.S. & Canada: 1-855-378-9011
International: 833 214 68 87

Melia Hotel in Havana recommened for passengers on the Cuban dive liveaboard All Star Avalon II

Melia Habana - Miramar Oceanfront Hotel

A modern urban hotel with expansion views of the sea, it is located west of historic Havana in the heart of Miramar. The property features spacious guest rooms with terraces and city and sea views, numerous indoor and alfresco restaurants and bars including a humidor bar, an expansive pool deck and a fitness room.  

The transfer bus to Port Jucaro only picks up passengers at these two hotels: Melia Habana – Miramar Oceanfront Hotel and Hotel Iberostar Parque Central. 

Reservations: Book Directly
Phone: Direct (53) 72 048500

Hotel Iberostar Parque Central in Havana, Cuba

Hotel Iberostar Parque Central

A magnificent five-star hotel situated in Old Havana, the hotel combines the best of both worlds via two connected buildings – one of historic design and the other modern. Hotel amenities include a rooftop pool and sun terrace with Jacuzzi®, four restaurants, a lounge, a fitness center, room service and well appointed guest rooms in colonial or modern style.

The transfer bus to Port Jucaro only picks up passengers at these two hotels: Hotel Iberostar Parque Central and Melia Habana – Miramar Oceanfront Hotel. 

Reservations: Book Directly
U.S. & Canada: 1-855-378-9011
International: 833 214 68 87

Melia Hotel in Havana recommened for passengers on the Cuban dive liveaboard All Star Avalon II

Melia Habana - Miramar Oceanfront Hotel

A modern urban hotel with expansion views of the sea, it is located west of historic Havana in the heart of Miramar. The property features spacious guest rooms with terraces and city and sea views, numerous indoor and alfresco restaurants and bars including a humidor bar, an expansive pool deck and a fitness room.  

The transfer bus to Port Jucaro only picks up passengers at these two hotels: Melia Habana – Miramar Oceanfront Hotel and Hotel Iberostar Parque Central. 

Reservations: Book Directly
Phone: Direct (53) 72 048500

IMPORTANT: U.S. Restricts Cuban Businesses

The U.S. Department of State maintains a list of sanctioned Cuban businesses. U.S. citizens are prohibited from engaging in financial transactions with those on the list.

IMPORTANT: U.S. Restricts Cuban Businesses

The U.S. Department of State maintains a list of sanctioned Cuban businesses. U.S. citizens are prohibited from engaging in financial transactions with those on the list. If you choose not stay at one of the two recommended hotels above, please reference this list before booking a hotel or shopping in Old Havana.

Ground Transportation

Transfers from Havana to Jucaro are $160 each way and must be prepaid. The charter bus to Port Jucaro only picks up passengers at two Havana hotels – Hotel Iberostar Parque Central and Melia Habana – Miramar Oceanfront Hotel.

Guests staying at any other location will need to take a taxi to one of these hotels for their transfer to the vessel. Please arrive well in advance to not miss the bus. It’s a long walk as alternate modes of transportation in Cuba are difficult to find.

Pick ups from Havana are in the early morning (approximately 8:00am) and arrive at the vessel by mid-to-late afternoon (3:30-5:30pm). This trip from Havana to the dock is 6-7 hours long. 

Ground Transportation from Camagüey and Santa Clara Airports

Ground transfers to/from the following airports can be arranged for $65 each way. 

  • Camagüey’s Ignacio Agramonte International Airport (CMW) – 2 hours away
  • Santa Clara’s Abel Santamaría Airport (SNU) – 3 hours away

Currency Conversion

Divers will need cash for any purchases and gratuities. You can easily exchange money at the airport or at any bank for CUC (Cuban Convertible Pesos).

Major hotels and banks offer favorable currency conversion rates.
 
The best currency to bring on your trip to Cuba is Euros (€). At present, there is a 13% penalty in addition to the exchange rate for US dollars.

All Star Cuba Check List

*Required for divers
**Available for rent with prior arrangements.   Must also be paid for in advance.
+ Jardines de la Reina Marine Park offers many opportunities to go ashore and explore and enjoy the uninhabited beaches. For these occasions, we highly recommend proper footwear for these eco adventures. Flip flops are not always suitable. We suggest water shoes or TEVA type sandals. Sneakers are fine but they might get wet!

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