Photo:  Cayo Largo

Fishing Cuba - Lodges and Liveaboards

Avalon's Protected Marine Parks

Fly Fishing Only

All marine parks in Cuba are now protected Fly Fishing Sanctuaries. No commercial fishing is allowed other than for lobster. All flights, including commercial and charter coming from the US, must arrive in Havana. You cannot land in any other city in Cuba. Once you get to Havana, you can fly or take ground transfers from Havana to other Cuban cities. This is effective as of March 10, 2020, per the US Department of Transportation until further notice.

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

Cayo Cruz's New Resort

Cayo Cruz Fly Fishing

The Cayo Cruz fishery, a protected marine park, is 141 square miles in size. On an average day, each skiff with two anglers each have over 19 square miles pretty much all to themselves. The new Oceans Arena Blancas Hotel is only five minutes from the marina.

Cayo Largo Liveaboard

Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo is a premier saltwater flats fishery and Avalon's top destination for Grand Slams. The Cayo Largo fishery is one of the best locations in the world for finding big permit. Stay aboard the Jardines I, a 110-foot air-conditioned yacht that hosts up to 12 anglers.

Cayo Largo Resort

Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo is a small island belonging to Cuba, in the Caribbean Sea, and is no more than 16-miles long and 1.9-miles wide. Cayo Largo is one of the best locations in the world for finding big permit. Only in recent years has this flats fishery been developed.

Jardines del Rey - 5-Star Resort

Fly Fishing the Run

Jardines del Rey is Spanish for "Gardens of the King." A tarpon paradise off the northern coast of Cuba in the Cayo Santa Maria area. Resident tarpon are present year round and range in size from 10 to 80 pounds. You'll stay at Iberostar Ensenachos, a five-star resort.

Jardines de la Reina - 5 Liveaboards

Jardines de la Reina

Jardines de la Reina is Spanish for “Gardens of the Queen.” A vast, protected marine park that is similar to the Florida Keys. The archipelago is made up of more than 600 cays and islands, and the undisturbed flats run on for miles.

Isla de la Juventud - Liveaboard

Isla de la Juventad

Isla de Juventud is Spanish for Island of Youth. Aboard the Jardines Avalon I (The JAF1), a 110-foot liveaboard yacht, you’ll fly fish and explore the most remote areas of the Canarreos Archipelago, the world-famous chain of islands in this protected marine park.

Zapata Peninsula Liveaboard

Cuba Liveaboard

In 2003, UNESCO declared Zapata Peninsula a World Heritage Site. Year-round fly fishing for permit, bonefish, and tarpon. Stay aboard The Georgiana, a 100-foot liveaboard yacht. Individual and group rates are available.

Fishing Travel Experts

Guy Schoenborn

1-800-205-3474 ext. 1

MT Office:  406-322-5709


Brad Staples

1-800-205-3474 ext. 3

Cell (503) 250-0558