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 want to enjoy more of your vacation out in the fresh air? You can explore a few different hiking trails and some nature preserves in the area.
Take a moment to read the following chart for information on more nature preserves and hiking spots.
|Hiking Trail||5.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Basse Terre||Basse-Terre|
|Hiking Trail||1.4 mi. West of Central Vernou||Basse-Terre|
|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||Basse-Terre|
|Hiking Trail||2.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint Claude||Basse-Terre|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.7 mi. West of Central Vernou||Basse-Terre|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cafeiere||Basse-Terre|
Even though most visitors to the area come for the beautiful water and coastline, those aren't the only way to enjoy the natural wonders available. Guadeloupe offers some great options, including 6 waterfalls.
The chart right below provides you with some details regarding waterfalls.
|Waterfall||3.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint Claude|
|Waterfall||3.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint Claude|
|Waterfall||4.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint Claude|
|Waterfall||1.5 mi. West of Central Vernou|
|Waterfall||5.9 mi. South of Central Cafeiere|
|Waterfall||6.8 mi. South of Central Bragelogne|
Travelers can spend some time in either of two parks, as well as 5 botanical gardens in Guadeloupe.
The parks and gardens you'll be able to find are listed right 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||Basse-Terre|
|Park||Downtown Pointe A Pitre||Grande-Terre|
Be sure to look through the following table for more information about what's available.
|Aquarium||Gosier, Central Guadeloupe||Grande-Terre|
|Zoo||2.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Mahaut||Basse-Terre|
Another idea is to visit some of the more popular naturally occurring land formations. Fully natural attractions like these in Guadeloupe are shown in the chart below.
|Volcano||3.1 mi. East of Central Saint Claude||Basse-Terre|
|Harbour||13.9 mi. East of Central Saint-Francois||Desirade Island|
|Volcano||2.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint Claude||Basse-Terre|
|Point||6.7 mi. East of Central Saint-Francois||Grande-Terre|
|Point||7.0 mi. East of Central Saint-Francois||Grande-Terre|
Of course, you can find additional kinds attractions available. Click here to find our page regarding other interesting attractions for Guadeloupe.
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