Gardens of the Queen New Tortuga Gardens of the Queen

Cuba - Gardens of the Queen - New Tortuga

Avalon Cuban Fishing Centers

Jardines de la Reina, Spanish for Gardens of the Queen, is a vast, protected marine park that is larger than the Florida Keys. The new Tortuga (completed by August of 2020) is an amazing 180-foot vessel that will be moored in Jardines de la Reina. The Yacht will feature 20 staterooms, a spacious lounge, a modern dining room, and a sun deck to enjoy every aspect of the Gardens of the Queen. The Liveaboard hosts a maximum of 16 anglers per week.

Opening Season 2020 SPECIAL:  Save $1,000.00
7-nights and 5½-days guided fishing
when traveling here between August 1st, 2020, to March 6th, 2021 (Low Season). Reg. $3,990.00
Now $2,990.00 per person.
Group Deal:  Get a group of Five Anglers (paid) and One Host is Free.



Lounge area

Tortuga Lounge

The New Tortuga will be the perfect base of operations for your week of fly fishing, diving, eco adventuring, and experiencing the pristine nature of Jardines de la Reina.

Dining Room

Tortuga Dining

15 Dolphin 16' Super Skiffs teamed with Yamaha 70-HP motors. Jardines de la Reina (JDR) offers more fishing hours than any Avalon destination and is ideal for fly anglers who desire to fish from dawn till dusk.

Air-Conditioned Bedrooms

Tortuga Bedroom

Each room will include personalized air conditioning and heating controls, ample storage space, the two twin beds can be pushed together for a queen.

Upper Deck

Lower Deck Floorplan

Lower Deck

Computer Desk

Computer Bar

Floorplan of The New Tortuga

The helm deck includes four suites with balconies as well as a delightful jacuzzi and sun deck to enjoy the incredible views. The upper deck includes eight double rooms with private bathrooms as well as a lovely dining area and rear patio. The main deck includes another eight double rooms, a comfortable lounge area with large couches, and areas to relax. This is the main entrance area to the yacht and features a massive rear deck and platform to keep all of your gear organized and access easy. The lower deck is where the crew resides along with the engine room powering this incredible vessel.

Getting to the Liveaboard:

You’ll fly to the Jose Marti International Airport (HAV) in Havana, Cuba. From there, you’ll take a 2.5-hour domestic flight to the Ignacio Agramonte Airport (CMW) in Camaguey. An Avalon representative will greet you at the airport and drive you to the Jucaro Port. This three-hour ground transfer is included in the package. At the port, you’ll board your yacht for the evening. The next morning, you’ll make the three-hour trip to Jardines de la Reina.

For More about the FISHING...

Visit JARDINES DE LA REINA'S Main Page 

2020 USD Rates:

7-nights on Liveaboard
and 5½-days guided fishing

New Tortuga
Two anglers per room and boat
2020 New Tortuga Special
Save $1,000.00 when traveling between August 1, 2020 - March 6, 2021. (Low Season)
Reg. $3,990.00
Now $2,990.00 per person
Group Deal: Get 5-paying anglers, and 1 Host is Free.

Packages Include:

Airport reception in Camaguey, ground transfer to and from Jucaro Port, 7-nights on yacht/liveaboard (full board basis, which means breakfast, lunch and evening meals are included in the price, but any drinks or snacks will cost you extra), guided fishing (two people per skiff), fishing licenses, and $220.00 boat fuel charge.

Packages Do Not Include:

Airfare, Cuba Tourist Visa $85.00, mandatory open bar fee of $200.00 per person per week, the $100.00 Marine Park Conservation Fee, fishing tackle, fly rod and reels, boarding tax of CUC 25 (CUC Cuban convertible peso) to be paid at airport before leaving, if not included in your airfare; gratuities, personal expenses, beverages other than those stated above, and anything not mentioned under inclusions.

Sample Itinerary:

Friday:  Arrive in Camaguey. Stay overnight in a local hotel. (Overnight must be booked for and paid for by the client.)
Saturday:  Transfer from the hotel to the Port of Jucaro. Leave for Jardines de la Reina.
(The ground transfer is only included in the package if the entire group transfers together.)
Sunday - Friday:  7:00 a.m. Breakfast. 7:45 a.m. Guides are ready to go fishing. Many anglers elect to return to the Tortuga for a nice lunch, especially during the summer season. Some of the flats are within 15-minutes of the boat, and it is always nice to take a lunch break in the shade and relax a bit before fishing a long afternoon. You'll return late in the afternoon for appetizers and dinner. *Note:  The schedule can be changed per your preferences and your guide’s suggestions.
Saturday:  Transfer back to the Port of Jucaro in the morning. Ground transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Go to . . .

Cuba main page 

For more Information:


Guy Schoenborn

1-800-205-3474 ext. 1

MT Office:  406-322-5709

Email:  guy@fishingwithlarry.com

Brad Staples

1-800-205-3474 ext. 3

Cell (503) 250-0558

Email:  brad@fishingwithlarry.com