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Cienaga de Zapata

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Peninsula de Zapata, Varadero 42200, Cuba
+53 5 2397838
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Nice day trip with friends

We booked private day trip with friends, we took a private car, 56 chevy biscayne, with tour guide... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
butch447
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Winnipeg
It was okay

We really wanted to see the crocodiles and we did. Work does need to get done on the bridge going... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
martin s
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Stonewall, Canada
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“lovely beach” (2 reviews)
“crocodiles” (8 reviews)
“laguna” (6 reviews)
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Peninsula de Zapata, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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+53 5 2397838
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We booked private day trip with friends, we took a private car, 56 chevy biscayne, with tour guide and driver. We visited the Cuban Crocodile farm which was interesting, they have a variety of sizes of crocs, you can have picture taken with a small...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We really wanted to see the crocodiles and we did. Work does need to get done on the bridge going over as it was very loose on one end. We did get to see the crocodiles of all sizes, even got to hold a 3...More

Thank martin s
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I'm not sure where so many crocodiles can be seen elsewhere, but there were lots of them here! We had no mosquitoes to deal with in February. There isn't much at the site except a lot of lovely nature paths and a few gift sellers,...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

This was our last stop and it was about to rain. We saw crocodiles of all ages and I was able to hold a small one. There is also a good gift shop there.

2  Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Be prepared as a tour of a crocodile farm comes with a million mosquito as well, that being said it is a fun place to visit of you plan appropriately.

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Our personal guide, AlberTheHiker, arranged for a car to take us for a 20-minute car ride in Zapata National Park to Las Salinas. Here, there are expansive, protected and natural wetlands where we easily saw hundreds of flamingos. Several lookout stations along the way allow...More

3  Thank Sandy B
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We visited on our tour through Cuba the crocodile farm in Zapata. Only at one place there are a limited number of crocodiles and some other animals. In a normal zoo, you will see a lot more than at this farm. Only created for tourists....More

1  Thank Hubert645
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The accommodation was clean comfortable and quite. Perfect location, just in front of lovely beach. You can have your dinner and breakfast at terrace looking to lovely sea view. And you must have the dinner and breakfast here, the best option in the town and...More

Thank ekingulen
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Some 5 km from Playa Larga you can visit a private small-scale protection project run by a nice lady in her garden. She has planted flowering bushes that attract Bee Hummingbirds, at 2 gramms the smallest bird known. There is no entrance fee but she...More

Thank 904agnesc
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Zapata Peninsula or as it's known in Cuba, the Ciénaga de Zapata, is located in the southern part of the Matanzas province about 150 kilometers southeast of Havana (about a 2 hours drive). I decided to pass by here on my way to Trinidad...More

3  Thank Cubanoboy
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