GREAT ASS OF BAG MARIN - 7:30 a.m. -
75 € / ADULT
35 € / CHILD (-13 years)
meals included - 8 pers. max
A PRECIOUS ECOSYSTEM TO VISIT ... AND PROTECT!
The mangrove is by far a swamp, a wetland
in brackish water.
Strange idea of visiting such a place when we have just done
8h30 by plane to treat yourself to a postcard stay
and yet, by approaching a little we discover in Guadeloupe,
a totally amazing world that you have to register
in your eco-tourist visits:
Visiting the mangroves of Guadeloupe is not to be missed !!
The coral reef:
AN ECOSYSTEM UNIQUE TO PROTECT !
Barely flush with the surface of the water, the coral reef
of the barely perceptible Grand-Cul-De-Sac-Marin,
is nevertheless very present all north of the salt river.
It is the longest of all the Lesser Antilles.
25 km long! His role ? Close a large marine area by
a lagoon of 1,500 hectares.
A real protective barrier for thousands of species
animal and plant, it defines a breeding environment
and abundant life.
He is Caret:
Caret islet is an uninhabited islet located in the Grand Cul-de-sac sailor ,
off the town of Holy rose in Guadeloupe .
It measures approximately 250 meters long and about twenty meters wide on average.
Its vegetation consists of small Palm trees replanted
as well as a few other plants.
The white sand from which it is formed is partly made up of
of corals dead from the barrier Reef located
a few hundred yards away.
The islet was created by submarine movements
partly due to earthquakes,
as well as by the action of the wind and the sea.
Each year, the islet changes shape and shrinks.
This beach located on a peninsula
is only accessible by boat.
Originality: the sea is green!
This color is due with algae lining the bottom of the water.
You will also find very beautiful starfish there.
The Beautiran site was the shipping port
sugar and rum produced by the Beauport plant,
as well as reception of the coal necessary for the steam engines.
Several remains of the old port facilities
testify to this past activity.
Magnificent panorama of the great Cul-de-Sac marin
and the birth of the mountain range,
with a view of the Pointe sable.
The Coastal Conservatory provides
the restoration of the ruins and the port.
He is to birds
The bird island is aptly named.
From a distance, we can see small white spots on the mangroves ...
By approaching slowly, we can observe the birds very closely.
Snowy egrets, brown pelicans, cattle herons,
great blue herons, A small paradise for bird watchers
budding and nature photographers.
start at 8 h 00 min. back to 15 h
Discovery of the mangrove and the Grand Cul de Sac Marin
Reserve de Fajou (mask and snorkel palm)
He is Caret
He is to the birds