Diving in Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe is a French region, located in the heart of the Lesser Antilles. Many awe-inspiring landscapes filled with adventure are waiting for you in this place, including a volcano, tropical forests, sugar cane fields, beaches, and coves, to name a few. Guadeloupe is a multi-culturally rich country. Explorers are guaranteed to find the perfect thrilling experience. This is the ideal place to go diving, snorkeling, and hiking; you will find many possibilities for an unforgettable holiday.

Diving in Guadeloupe, you will discover different substrates and underwater sceneries, including meadows, coral reefs, wrecks, arches and caves, and drop-offs. You can dive all year round, and all around the archipelago with dive sites in Grande Terre, Basse Terre, Marie Galante, La Désirade, Les Saintes. The Cousteau Reserve is a must-visit diving destination where Commander Jacques-Yves Cousteau filmed several scenes from the film “The World of Silence“ in 1955. Between January and April, some dives are made with the singing of humpback whales; you can’t miss this exciting adventure. You can also expect to encounter rays, turtles, multi-colored coral fish, and dolphins.

Wildlife in Guadeloupe
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Reptiles
Marine Iguana
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Leafy Seadragon
Common Seahorse
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Nurse Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Electric Ray
Skate (fish)
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Flatback sea turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Tarpon
Snake Eel
Jackfishes
Panther Moray Eel (Dragon Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Garibaldi fish
Trumpetfish
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
Wildlife in Guadeloupe
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Reptiles
Marine Iguana
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Leafy Seadragon
Common Seahorse
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Nurse Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Electric Ray
Skate (fish)
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Flatback sea turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Tarpon
Snake Eel
Jackfishes
Panther Moray Eel (Dragon Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Garibaldi fish
Trumpetfish
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab

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