Visit the Guadeloupe Zoo, an important center for conservation of the island's native animals, with this admission ticket. Stroll through the 4-acre (1.6-hectare) park filled with indigenous tropical forest to see the 85 animal species from the Caribbean and Guyana. The animals include spider monkeys, jaguars and raccoons living among more than one thousand species of native plants. Enjoy Creole dishes from the restaurant on site (own expense).
Buy your tickets ahead of time to Le Domaine de Vanibel, where you will learn about the history of coffee and vanilla agriculture in Guadeloupe. Go on a tour of the family estate and see the agricultural processes in action throughout the mountainous island landscape. You'll also get to taste the products firsthand with an included coffee tasting.
Summit La Soufriere volcano in time for sunrise on this early-morning hike, accompanied by a guide. Setting out on an unfamiliar trail in darkness on your own may not be a great idea; traveling on this guided tour makes the excursion safe and informative. After the 2- to 3-hour trek to the peak, enjoy a traditional French breakfast with views. On the way down, stop for a dip at the naturally thermo-heated Bains Jaunes to soothe your weary muscles.
Buy your tickets in advance for Karukeraland in Guadeloupe, which eliminates the need to stand in long ticket-buying lines. Once you get there, you can proceed directly inside to start exploring this family-friendly park full of activities such as pools and rides. The wildlife park hosts more than 200 species including llamas, goats, ponies, and peacocks.