Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 334

Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin Natural Reserve Between Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre is what is known as the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin Natural Reserve which, along with the Guadeloupe National Park makes up the UNESCO- listed Guadeloupe Archipelago Biosphere Reserve. Here visitors can take a boat ride among the variety of coral reefs and mangroves to see the different forms of marine life such as turtles, giant sponges, sea urchins and of course a diverse range of fish. On the boat tour, birdwatchers will also have the opportunity to spot different bird species like herons, kingfishers and pelicans. www.lesilesdeguadeloupe.com Photo Credit: Christelle K