Marie-Galante Water and Land Sports

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WATER SPORTS
With a wealth of sensational white sand beaches, Marie-Galante is a paradise for swimmers and water sports enthusiasts. Diving, snorkeling, windsurfing and sailing are all popular with island visitors. Rentals are available in the island's main towns of Cappesterre, Grand-Bourg and Saint-Louis. The island also offers kayaking and pedal boat rentals for leisurely trips on the Vieux-Fort river.

LAND SPORTS
Marie-Galante offers a number of trails of varying difficulty, from a simple walk to a six-hour hike. These include a two-hour round-trip hike from Grand-Bourg to Château Murat, via the
Mare au Punch (Punch Pond) and Ducos mill. North of Capesterre, a six-hour round-trip cliff tour to the windmill of Mayoumbé includes the ruins of several sugar plantations, the Grand Bassin and numerous windmills. North of Saint Louis, a three-hour round-trip hike includes Anse Canot, Moustique Beach, Chalet and Merlet mills, the mangrove and Vieux Fort.

Marie-Galante's soft, rolling topography and minimal traffic also make bicycling and horseback riding popular activities.

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