• Year built / renovated

    N/A

  • Cabins

    12

  • Length / Width

    72 ft / 23 ft

  • Internet

    No

  • Nitrox

    Yes ($)

  • Rental equip.

    Yes ($)

  • Price

    From USD 3,999.00

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HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Jardines de la Reina Marine Park the biggest treasures in the Caribbean and one of the world’s best-preserved marine areas
  • Caribbean reef sharks, silky sharks, large groupers, eagle rays, and more
  • two dive tenders
  • Optional snorkeling with small Crocodiles
  • Education with biologists and marine experts
  • All dives are from tenders
  • Available to kids 10 and older
  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are complimentary while onboard
  • Shaded wet bar, grill and Hot tub on board
  • Photo center with a digital video and still photo editing computer
  • Nitrox available (must be prepaid)
  • Snorkeling, fishing and shore excursions

DESCRIPTION

BEGINNING IN 2017, JARDINES AGGRESSOR II CARRIES DIVERS TO THE HEALTHIEST MARINE ECOSYSTEMS IN THE CARIBBEAN

The dive safari vacation aboard the liveaboard Jardines Aggressor II will allow students the opportunity to visit with Cuban scientists and marine experts in a unique ocean conservation and cultural exchange. The liveaboard educational dive adventure will include exploring the Fortress of El Morro and Habana Vieja as well as the spectacular Gardens of the Queen (Jardines de la Reina) National Park with some of the most pristine and biodiverse diving in the Caribbean. This is the liveaboard youth dive safari of a lifetime with their diverse, rich marine environments fringed with sandy beach seascapes and exotic island adventures.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The Jardines Aggressor II is a spacious, diver designed 110 feet (33m) long liveaboard. Guests will be welcomed by the 13 experienced English and Spanish speaking crew members. The Jardines Aggressor II liveaboard sleeps 24 guests in privacy and comfort.  The choice of 12 cabins aboard the Jardines Aggressor II includes two Balcony Suites, each having double side-by-side beds, ten Deluxe staterooms, each with single side-by-side beds. Each liveaboard stateroom has its own private bathroom with a toilet and shower. All staterooms have individual climate controls and safe for valuables.

Diving

JARDINES AGGRESSOR II’S ITINERARIES INCLUDES JARDINES DE LA REINA, AN ARCHIPELAGO IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF CUBA

It was named by Christopher Columbus to honor the Queen of Spain. Jardines de la Reina is a National Park and one of Cuba’s largest protected areas. It parallels the Cuban coast and is made up of more than 600 cays and islands. The healthy reefs are full of fish, reef sharks and is known to be one of the most beautiful areas in the Caribbean.

The 4 experienced dive pros aboard the liveaboard Jardines Aggressor II will ensure all guests have the best possible dive experience. Diving takes place from a powerful tender which is easy to enter and exit and quickly ferries divers to the best points of entry for each site. All dives are timed with each season for the best sites and to see the most abundant marine life.

THE CUBA TRAVEL PROGRAM I WILL INCLUDE A PRESENTATION BY DR. JULIO BAISRE

For travelers on the Cuba Travel Program I, you 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 magnificent ecosystem.

CUBA TRAVEL PROGRAM II

For travelers on the Cuba Travel Program II, you will spend 7 nights onboard the Jardines Aggressor II  liveaboard exploring the spectacular Gardens of the Queen (Jardines de la Reina) National Park, located 60 miles off the southern coast. During the week, Cuban specialists will host nightly discussions and presentations on the marine environment, conservation, and the importance of this magnificent ecosystem. Interactive exchanges will discuss how Cuba has maintained one of the healthiest marine ecosystems in the Caribbean.

The Perfect Combination

THIS JARDINES AGGRESSOR II, IS THE PERFECT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION, RELAXATION AND FANTASTIC DIVING

When not enraptured with the underwater sights, guests aboard the liveaboard Jardines Aggressor II will find plenty of onboard activities. The air-conditioned lounge includes a large-screen TV, DVD system for watching movies and an ipod plug in for listening to music. There are plenty of fish identification books and diving magazines to browse through. Adults can enjoy the shaded wet bar and grill, and all photo enthusiasts will love the complete photo center with a digital video and photo editing computer. While enjoying the fabulous views of the scenic islands, guest can enjoy taking a nap on the shaded sun deck or tan on the cushioned lounge chairs. There is lots of room to wander on the decks of this roomy liveaboard. What better way to end a day of diving than soaking in the liveabaord’s hot tub! If that wasn’t enough, guests will be able to snorkel between dives, try their hand at fishing or venture out on an exotic island shore excursion.

THE FOOD ABOARD THE LIVEABOARD JARDINES AGGRESSOR II IS DELICIOUS, PLENTIFUL AND HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERY APPETITE.

The liveaboard chefs cook up selections of American feasts, BBQ’s and local cuisine three times a day. Every day starts with a cooked to order breakfast then a buffet lunch. Each wonderful dive day is completed with an elegant dinner with tableside service featuring salads, vegetables, seafood, beef or chicken with a fresh homemade dessert. No one goes hungry on this liveaboard dive vacation as in addition to the meals are fresh midmorning and mid-afternoon snacks. Non alcoholic beverages including fruit juices, soft drinks, iced water, iced tea, coffee are included as well as a selection of local beer and wine for adults.