El Baga National Park is located on Cayo Coco and is one of Cuba’s 7 national parks. Named after the El Baga tree, known for its medicinal properties, the park measures 769-hectare (7.69 km2 square kilometers). El Baga offers some interesting wildlife, including; turtles, 130 species of birds, iguanas, flamingos, alligators and crocodiles.
Visitors are allowed to interact with some animals and it is very child friendly and educational for both young and old. Pony rides are also offered to take kids around the mangroves, lakes and beautiful scenery the El Baga National Park has to offer. El Baga National Park is a fun packed day out where visitors can spend all day or just a few hours at the park and there’s so much to see and do the kids will love it as much as you do!