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Petite Terre

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Address: Chemin de Terre, 97180, Guadeloupe
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It was an organised tours on a boat, we sailed from the Port of St Francois to Petite Terre for the day. please be aware that you will need some (lots) of sunscreen and bring some... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

It was an organised tours on a boat, we sailed from the Port of St Francois to Petite Terre for the day. please be aware that you will need some (lots) of sunscreen and bring some water bottle! we arrived mid morning, and the sun was already blazing, then we had a little drop by the beach and they proposed... More 

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63 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We took a boat out here for the day with the kids. Overall, we found the trip worth it. The island itself was full of things to keep the kids occupied. Easy snorkeling off the beach. Hermit crabs on the beach. Iguanas up near the light house. Easy beaches to explore. Fresh, well prepared lunches. However the main point of... More 

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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

There is about 40 min from Saint-François , once arrived a lot of algae are waiting for you , it's full of people and marine wildlife is totally destroyed , maybe if your are lucky you will see some fishes. DON'T ACCEPT ANY DEAL RELATED TO THIS AREA!!!!

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eschentzwiller
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122 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

what a nice day we spent on this small island close to St François; 45 min from St François to the island (see was a little bit moving with the motor boat...) but there it is fantastic: you can see turtles, small sharks ("lemon sharks") it is a nursery for plenty of fishes, you meet iganes between the palms ;... More 

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Le Perreux-sur-Marne, France
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63 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

really really nice island, need to have a boat to go there, bring your food and hamoc. Lovely to rest and dive. Many fish : several spices.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

This place was amazing. The beach was stunning and the best snorkeling experience of my life. Take the time to walk the island and see the iguanas and the views of the sea crashing against the rocks.

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1 Thank shreyahmehta
Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We visited this incredibly untouched islet which is also part of the national park of Guadeloupe;in other words the area is o,ly for nature lovers and admirers. It just enchanting to watch and listen to the numerous birds as they are not afraid to come and peck at our food and fruit on the tables in the shade of the... More 

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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

It's a great place to go with wonderful sea side a lot of fishes, small shark, and real life iguanas!! Kids will have fun too!!

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Des Moines, Iowa USA
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Visit by private yacht or charter boat from Point a Pitre, Petit Havre, or Les Saintes. Avoid Petite Terre in a large northerly swell or high winds, as in those conditions waves break dangerously on the bar. Once inside, though, it is always safe and calm. Many nights you may be the only people in the park. Every day, excursion... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

It's a very nice spot for marine enthusiasts and/or photographers. Since only one of the two Islands is accessible, the sights on land are quite limited. Yes, there are lots of iguanas and the view is great, but I suggest spending most of the time in the water. Snorkelling: All the boats anchor in the channel that separates the two... More 

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