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“Good diving and snorkling” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jacques Cousteau's Underwater Reserve

Jacques Cousteau's Underwater Reserve
Guadeloupe
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Ranked #41 of 122 things to do in Guadeloupe
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Owner description: See the beautiful marine life of the Caribbean by snorkeling, scuba diving or glass-bottom boat touring.
Stockholm, Sweden
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“Good diving and snorkling”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2009

We went to the reserve from Deshaies, an unlike the previous reviewer, we had excursion leaders that all spoke english quite well. (However all of them did not speak swedish so we still had to translate some things to our 10 year old who is not fully fluent in english yet. Obviously, we never expect to be able to use our maternal tounge when going abroad).
They were very professional and attentive!
The tour was very well worth while. We saw lots of fish and other things. For example turtles, flyingfish, parrotfish, trumpetfish etc.
But the reserve is not very big and was slightly crowded.

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Covington, KY
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“no English”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2003

The scuba diving excursions are led by real professionals but no one speaks English. My daughter had to translate for an American in the group. There is an abundance of snorkeling and glassbottom boat trips, as well. You can swim at the beach where the excursions depart, but it isn't very attractive. There are better ones nearby.

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