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Peninsula de Zapata National Park, Cuba
(4.6/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
Peninsula de Zapata National Park is located in Cuba. To visit Peninsula de Zapata National Park and other attractions in Ciego de Avila, use our Ciego de Avila travel itinerary maker.
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  • This is Cuba's largest swamp in the Caribbean that hosts many different ecosystems is a large wetland of Zapata. In addition, there are extensive salt fields in the region. more than 190 species of birds in the swamp, 12 types of mammal and reptile species, 31, numerous amphibian, fish and insects. There are more than 900 plant species of which 115 endemic species. Endangered manatees (sea cows), Cuban crocodile and alligator-headed man is important to Cuba, juari sturgeon habitat. It's almost extinct dwarf hutia only swamp for refuge. A great place for birdwatchers: Zunzuncitos (looking for birds, the world's smallest bird) and has the color of the flag of Cuba national bird, seen as you can see the tokororo. There's 18 bird species unique to the region.
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  • I enjoyed my guided 10-day birding trip with El Chino de Zapata. I contacted El Chino in hopes of photographing specific birds and the trip was a HUGE success. El Chino picked me up at the airport in ...  more »
  • This is a pristine preserved filled with flora, fauna, birds and more. A guide must be used and we saw on a tour for our family. Definitely a piece of Cuba if not the world that is untouched.