Do you like whales and dolphins? One of the possible activities on the Guadeloupe islands could please everyone in the family (except those who get sea sick...): a whale watching tour. The islands are situated in the Caribbeans and attract an abondant marine life.
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Leaving the harbor
We left the harbor, excited by the good weather the calm waters, and the display of all the animals we could see on that day.
Listening to the ocean
They are well equipped to find us animals. They use this sonic radar and listen to the ocean. We stopped sotmewehre, they listened and nothing.... we moved, stopped and listened... nothing.... Our guides were getting crazy even though we all understood. We are trying to find wild animals so there are no guarantees.
Searching and searching for whales
We searched like that for 3 hours, all of us watching in every direction trying to see something. I even had my binoculars but only spotted other boats 🙁
After hours on our way back to the coast we finally spotted some dolphins. I was really hoping for whales because I have seen dolphins many times (and even swam with wild ones in the ocean near kaikoura, New Zealand), but still I always get amazed by them and it brings a big smile on my face. And of course, I was able to take many many pictures and see the face of my friend as she saw them for the very first time. A wonderful memory.
If you like dophins, check out my video when I swam with wild dolphins in New Zealand!
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Return: coastline views:
After this peak of adreanline, it was time to float back to the harbour of Deshaies and continue to our next stop which we had not yet decided upon.
Want to see MORE of GUADELOUPE?
Discover more things to do with planning information and photos in my online Guadeloupe Travel Guide.
Have you ever seen whales in the wild? How was it?