Beginning December 4, a recently incorporated Canadian cruise line named Cubacruise Inc will offer week long cruises around the entire island of Cuba with many stops along the way.
All cruises will feature Cuban music and dance, local Cuban guides and interpreters. The ship is a 1200 passenger vessel called Louis Cristal and was built in 1980.
According to Sue Bryant, Cruise Critic Contributing Editor, she writes that food and Canadian beer will be shipped to the cruise ship every week. Provisions for a cruise ship in Cuba would be extremely difficult to obtain in Cuba.
Havana to Havana Cruise Itinerary
Many guided tours will be offered to passengers as they circumnavigate Cuba such as six UNESCO World Heritage site tours, four national parks, and several other unique island excursions as seen in the list below.
City of Moron Plantation Tour
Ciego de Avila
Birán & Pine Forest of Mayari
Bariay & Guardalavaca
Santiago de Cuba & El Cobre
Santiago de Cuba & La Gran Piedra
Sierra Maestra National Park
Tropicana Santiago de Cuba
Cienfuegos City Tour
Dolphins & Cienfuegos
Botanical Gardens & Cienfuegos
Parque Natural El Cubano & Trinidad
Isla de la Juventud
Havana Cigar and Rum Tour
Havana & Hemingway