Botanical Gardens and Zoological Park

  • Port

    Fort-de-France, Martinique

  • Activity level

    moderate

  • Activity type

    TBC

  • Wheelchair accessible

    NO

  • Price per adult

    from

    USDTBC per person

  • Minimum age

    12

  • Duration

    4.25 Hours

  • Meals included

    Yes

Heading west via the Caribbean Coast, you’ll pass by quaint fishing villages, before arriving at the ruins of one of the oldest plantations on the island.

Habitation Anse Latouche was completely destroyed when a volcano erupted on May 8th 1902, and today it is the enchanted setting for the Martinique Zoological Park and Botanical Gardens. During your visit, you’ll have the opportunity to walk along a didactictrail to discover a variety of animals including monkeys, jaguars, pumas, lorikeets,great anteater, butterflies and racoons.

Another highlight of your visit will be the opportunity to explore the ruins of Latouche House. The restored 1643 main house and its surrounds will take you back in time to glimpse the economic activity of yesteryear and Martinique’s rich heritage.

The highlights continue as you pass the historic town of St Pierre, driving through the rainforest to Balata Church, an exact replica of the Basilica of Montmartre in Paris. Here, enjoy a spectacular view of Fort de France and the bay before continuing your scenic drive back to Fort de France.