Information about Snorkeling Guadeloupe?

by Mamie
(Highland, NY, USA)

Does anyone have any information to share about snorkeling Guadeloupe? Is there off the beach snorkeling? Where are the best places?

Thanks!

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Mar 03, 2019
Great Scenery, OK Snorkeling
by: Sandy Beach

We spent a week visiting Guadeloupe and were a little disappointed in conditions. We shore snorkeled Plage Leroux on Basse-Terre and St Anne on Grande-Terre, and mostly saw parrotfish, tang, and other Caribbean staples, and unhealthy coral.

We rented a kayak at the Cousteau Reserve to go out to the (very) nearby islands, and again saw less than we’d hoped.

We also did a day-long excursion to Petit-Terre, an uninhabited, protected island that was fun and would have been better if we’d done some homework on exactly where to snorkel.

Overall, though, we loved Guadeloupe, especially the lush, mountainous Basse-Terre, and the potential for good snorkeling is there; if we go again, I’ll do more research in advance and maybe hire a guide.

Mar 04, 2019
Thank you
by: Mamie

Thanks for the feedback on Guadeloupe!

Apr 03, 2019
Guadeloupe
by: Gary

We rented a kayak, took some lunch and went out to the Pigeon Islands, about a 20 minute kayak or a 5 five minute boat ride. You could snorkel all around the islands, be careful.

Also I found this website http://www.horizon-guadeloupe.com/en/ to be invaluable.

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