Zoo Guadeloupe and Botanical Garden (Zoo de Guadeloupe Parc des Mamelles) is 5.6 mi. (9 km) n.e. The zoo and botanical garden is home to monkeys, raccoons, agoutis, mongooses, turtles, tropical birds, pumas and jaguars. A boardwalk canopy tour takes visitors high above the dense forest, and a self-guiding nature walk follows a series of suspension bridges. Hands-on interactions with various animals are available at scheduled times.