Lush and green, with diverse terrain that spans from volcanic earth to rocky islets, Guadeloupe is a nature lovers paradise. As you tour the island, you'll encounter many indigenous plants and animals, and perhaps learn the history of how it all came to be.
Do you like being seeing the local flaura and fauna? You can explore several different hiking trails and some nature preserves in Guadeloupe.
Take some time to look through the table below for more information.
|Hiking Trail||5.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Basse Terre||None|
|Hiking Trail||1.4 mi. West of Central Vernou||None|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.1 mi. Northwest of Central Pointe A Pitre||Grande-Terre|
|Hiking Trail||3.2 mi. East of Central Saint Claude||None|
|Hiking Trail||2.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint Claude||None|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.7 mi. West of Central Vernou||None|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cafeiere||Basse-Terre|
Even though most travelers come for the beautiful coastline, that isn't the only way to enjoy the natural wonders available. Guadeloupe offers some interesting options, including 6 waterfalls.
The chart just below enables you to get a few details concerning waterfalls.
|Waterfall||3.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint Claude||None|
|Waterfall||3.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint Claude||None|
|Waterfall||4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint Claude||None|
|Waterfall||1.5 mi. West of Central Vernou||None|
|Waterfall||5.9 mi. South of Central Cafeiere||Basse-Terre|
|Waterfall||6.8 mi. South of Central Bragelogne||Basse-Terre|
Vacationers can visit either of two parks, as well as 5 botanical gardens in Guadeloupe.
The parks and gardens available are displayed below.
|Botanical Garden||2.0 mi. South West of Central Cafeiere||Basse-Terre|
|Botanical Garden||0.3 mi. West of Central Ste. Rose||Basse-Terre|
|Botanical Garden||0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Grand-Bourg||Marie-Galante|
|Botanical Garden||0.1 mi. South of Central Grand-Bourg||Marie-Galante|
|Park||0.3 mi. West-Northwest of Central Petit-Canal||Grande-Terre|
|Botanical Garden||3.6 mi. South of Central Bragelogne||None|
|Park||Downtown Pointe A Pitre||Grande-Terre|
Glance through the table just below if you want more information.
|Aquarium||Gosier, Central Guadeloupe||Grande-Terre|
|Zoo||2.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Mahaut||Basse-Terre|
Another idea is to go see some of the more interesting naturally occurring land formations. Other options like these in Guadeloupe can be seen in the table below.
|Harbour||13.9 mi. East of Central Saint-Francois||Desirade Island|
|Point||6.7 mi. East of Central Saint-Francois||Grande-Terre|
|Point||7.0 mi. East of Central Saint-Francois||Grande-Terre|
If you are looking for a wider variety of attractions beyond what's offered in this category, you should cast a wider net. To find out more about other attractions for Guadeloupe, click here.
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