Guadeloupe National Park – Guadeloupe Travel

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Guadeloupe National Park – Guadeloupe Travel.

On 20 February 1989, the Guadeloupe National Park was created. It is the very first French national park overseas. 

Situated on the Basse-Terre in the French West Indies, it is a collection of natural riches, which includes a large part of the tropical forest with a mountainous area and dense tropical vegetation.  Its surface area is 21,850 hectares with 17,300 hectares of tropical forest as well as 3,700 hectares of wet and marine environments, 816 plant species, 17 species of mammals and 33 species of birds. It is a protected natural heritage with exceptional biodiversity.

In this magnificent place, one can find exceptional sites such as the Soufrière volcano, with its 1,467 metres of altitude, the sublime Carbet falls with its three waterfalls of 115 m, 110 m, 20 m high, but also the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin nature reserve, a sublime place of biodiversity.

The different missions of the Guadeloupe National Park.

This island park carries out actions to raise environmental awareness. It highlights the importance of protecting the fauna and flora. With its measures in favour of biodiversity conservation, it wishes to mobilise the various players around the concept of ecological solidarity.

What are the different activities to be done?

  • Visit and walk in the Guadeloupe National Park.
  • Discovery of the Cousteau reserve.
  • Hiking.
  • Visit the famous Volcan of the Soufrière.
  • Discover the Carbet falls.
  • Visit the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin nature reserve.

   


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