Top 5 Family Friendly Excursions with Kids in Holguin + Tips

Last Updated on March 28, 2021

Here you can read our ultimate guide on the top best family excursions and things to do in Holguin, Cuba, best places to take the kids, family activities, tips. Taking the whole family on holiday doesn’t have to be stressful. Book some of these incredible excursions from Holguin and see the side of Cuba that both adults and kids will love.

Holguin Aquarium

This wonderful aquarium is situated on a man-made island off the Cayo Naranjo beach. Perfect for a family outing. Have your picture taken with a sea lion and try scuba diving to the beautiful coral reef.

Holguin Aquarium

Entrance costs around £27 for adults and £13.50 for children, but you’ll get your money’s worth with the smiles on your kids’ faces alone!


This is one activity that the adults will love just as much as the kids – a thrilling trip on an old-fashioned steam train. Jump on a bus from your hotel to Santa Lucía town, where you can enjoy a ride aboard a working steam-engine locomotive which was built in the 1800s.

Steam Train

Stop along the way to see the sugar plantations and to ride on a horse and cart through the Cayo Bariay Park. End by seeing the impressive Spanish Fortress and a traditional Aboriginal show.

It’s one tour you won’t forget and at just £33 for adults and £20 for children, it’s an affordable day out.

Roco Azul Biopark

Visit the stunning countryside of Cuba at the Roco Azul Biopark. See exotic animals like alligators, ostriches, and monkeys, and take a trek through this beautiful national park. One of the highlights of this trip is the horse riding adventure – a cross-country trot through the park, perfect for beginners, experts and children alike.


There are plenty of other activities to enjoy such as fishing, Cuban rodeo bull riding, and a panoramic boat ride.

Lunch is served in a traditional Cuban café and the whole experience will set you back just £27 for adults and £13 for children, including transportation.

Jeep Adventure

Take a tour of Holguin on an exhilarating 4×4 jeep trip. Travel through the stunning countryside and the city of Melilla, arriving at the marina where you can try aqua biking around the bay of Vita.


After lunch and a visit to Cayo Bariay, where Christopher Columbus first discovered Cuba in 1492, you can ride an ox cart through the woods and end the day with a spot of horse riding in Roca Azul Park.

This exciting tour costs around £44 for adults and £27 for children.

Discovering Tour

Walk around the beautiful Bahía de Naranjo Nature Park. This fantastic attraction has 247 acres of natural wonders to discover, including the Las Guanas ecological and archaeological trail, and the mini zoo that the little ones will love.

Nature Park

After your natural adventure, check out the Chorro de Maíta aboriginal cemetery, finishing up with a delicious lunch at La Aldea Taína, and all that for just £26 for adults and £20 for children.

Top Selling Excursions in Cuba

Here we only suggest the proven ways and top rated ones with travelers’ comments. You can feel free to book one of the below top selling tours.

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts