If you wish to live the experience of Sport Fishing, Ecotur can please you. This modality is carried out individually applying fly fishing, spinning and trolling techniques in specific marine habitats, under the particularity of catch and release of the specimens.
Cuba is an ideal destination for scuba diving; taking into account the preservation of its seabed and ecosystems of all the archipelago. With extensive coral reefs in several areas of its insular platform, the colorful and diverse marine species captivate the attention of diving experts and amateurs.
Ecotur offers diving programs in marine areas of high significance such as: Guanahacabibes National Park, Cienaga de Zapata Biosphere Reserve, Jardines del Rey, Santa Lucía, Jardines de la Reina National Park and the Isle of Youth.
In addition, the Eastern region of the country includes the speleodiving product “Tanque Azul”, in Holguin.
Jeep Safari is Ecotur´s leading product. The excursions offered by Ecotur allow you to interact with different Cuban ecosystems, live to the fullest your own personal adventures and be delighted, at the same time, with the historical richness and exceptional natural values of each site and region where the vehicle takes you.
For those who prefer horseback riding, Ecotur offers guided tours on trails where you can enjoy the exceptional beauty of the landscape and contemplate the variety of its flora and fauna.
If the client wishes to travel and exercise for dozens or even hundreds of kilometers, in a few hours or even days, there is nothing better than using mechanical and/or electric bicycles as a means of locomotion which allow enjoyment for any age. Also, by using motorcycles (of two, three or four wheels) you can travel through landscapes of both, urban and rural areas.
Birdwatching is a very interesting modality that consists, as its name indicates, in the appreciation of wild birds, their songs, their morphological characteristics, behavior and habitat.
Those who decide to join this adventure will have the pleasure of contemplating more than 350 species of birds, 26 of them endemic to Cuba. Whether for their melodious song or the beauty of their plumage, the following birds stand out among others: the Cuban trogon, the Zapata wren, the bee hummingbird (the smallest bird in the world), the Cuban tody and Zapata sparrow.
The sites that are ideal for bird watching on the island are Viñales National Park and Mil Cumbres Managed Resources Area in Pinar del Río, Zapata Peninsula Biosphere Reserve in Matanzas, Limones de Tuabaquey Ecological Reserve in Camagüey, Alejandro de Humboldt National Park in Holguín and Guantánamo and Cayo Coco Ecological Reserve in Ciego de Ávila.
You can snorkel all year round in Cuba. The wind and tropical climate provide a pleasant temperature. Cuba has more than 300 snorkeling sites.
For beginners, there are many possibilities for snorkeling in crystal clear Waters from the shore. There are also many opportunities for adventurers, with beautiful corals, rocks, caves and underwater life. There is plenty to see! Dolphins, turtles, sharks, moray eels, crabs, lobsters, stingray fish and even whale sharks. And of course, all kinds of colorful fish such as angelfish, snappers, lionfish, acanthurids, catfish, perch and butterfly fish.
Cuba´s landscapes are worth visiting on foot to contemplate their colorful green contrasts. Tours can be of relatively short duration on flat paths to enjoy hiking, or of longer duration in half-day, one-day or even several days hikes. When it comes to ascent in mountainous areas, the physical effort is always rewarded by the views of valleys and mountains.
The visitor will find properly marked trails, which vary from low complexity, suitable for children and old people, to moderate and high complexity for adventure lovers.
Due to Cuba’s geographic characteristics of being a long and narrow island, sites of natural and historic interest are always near the visitor. Walking around the largest island in the Caribbean is an unforgettable experience at any time of the year. Being able to make stops to contemplate the landscape, take photos, breathe the fresh air, listen to the birds singing are unforgettable emotions.
For those who like a closer contact with the fruits of the soil, Ecotur offers Agrotourism modality where you can be in contact with nature and get closer to the productive tasks carried out throughout the country.