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The city of Camagüey is situated between two of Cuba’s best scuba diving areas. To the north lies Santa Lucía, which has 35 fascinating dive sites along the second longest coral reef in the world. To the south you’ll find the remote archipelago of Jardines de la Reina, where you can explore the most extensive range of marine habitats on the Cuban insular shelf, and even swim with the sharks.

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Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

Avalon Diving Center (Jardines de la Reina)

Avalon Diving Center

Jardines de la Reina, an archipelago off of Cuba’s southern coast, boasts 93 stunning dive sites where you can swim alongisde two different types of tropical sharks: Caribbean Reef Sharks and Silky Sharks. The archipelago’s diving area contains the most extensive range of marine habitats on the Cuban insular shelf. You can access the remote archipelago via boat from the town of Jucaro.

Shark’s Friends Dive Centre (Santa Lucia)

Shark’s Friends Dive Center

Set out to Santa Lucia’s 35 dive sites, including Poseidon and Valentina, from this well-equipped dive centre. The dive masters can guide you on scuba or snorkeling adventures along Cuba’s longest coral reef formation. Be sure to inspect the assortment of shipwrecks dating as far back as the 19th century, like the Mortera and the Pizarro. Night dives are also available.