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Guadeloupe: Mangrove Stand Up Paddleboard Experience

Activity provider: GET UP STAND UP

Guadeloupe: Mangrove Stand Up Paddleboard Experience

Activity provider: GET UP STAND UP
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From US$ 51.07 per person

Likely to sell out

Discover the mangroves of the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin on a paddleboard experience suitable for everyone from children to seniors. Pass through natural tree tunnels, explore the lagoons, and see the fauna and flora well away from the trodden tourist paths.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Instructor
English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Guadeloupe’s mangroves peacefully and ecologically by paddleboard
  • Enjoy an experience suitable for beginners of all ages with a qualified guide
  • Take home special memories with photos taken by the guide
Full description
After an introductory stand up paddleboard course from your qualified instructor on the Plage de Babin beach, head towards Macou Island while exploring the mangroves on the way. Thanks to the clarity of the water, enjoy exceptional views of the Caribbean marine life as your friendly guide provides interesting explanations. Learn why mangroves are such an essential ecosystem for Guadeloupe, acting as a nursery for marine life, as well as a filter and protection for the island itself. The excursion takes you through the mangrove forest in this protected area that is not accessible by boat. Enjoy privileged access as you see the different species living underwater such as multicolored fish, starfish, rays, crabs, and coral. See the colonies of pelicans, herons, and frigates perched in the mangroves and soaring overhead before returning back to Plage de Babin beach.
Includes
  • Equipment (paddleboard and paddle)
  • Lifejacket (optional)
  • Lemonade
  • Photos of your experience sent by WeTransfer
  • Sun protection
  • Water shoes
  • Cord for glasses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People over 220 lbs (100 kg)

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Meeting point

At the first car park at Plage de Babin, Morne-À-l'Eau, Guadeloupe.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent

Know before you go

  • Children under 12 years old must travel on their parent or guardian’s board
  • If you will be wearing glasses or sunglasses, it is advised to have them attached to a cord
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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MAT est un guide génial qui a profité de cette excursion en paddle pour nous expliquer et les bases pour tenir debout, et nous faire découvrir la mangrove, jusqu’à l’intérieur par de petits tunnels caches, avec profusion d’explications sur ce fragile équilibre de l’écosystème + en bonus l’adresse d’un super spot pour déjeuner très très bon sur le port de vieux bourg! Merci!

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