No, we’re not talking about the “clothing optional” activities for which this island can be famous! This “au naturel” means eco-friendly outings that help you to get close to nature while having a terrific time.
During your stay on this delightful Dutch / French island, thrill to the exhilaration of America’s Cup Yacht Racing in the warm blue waters and brisk trade winds of the Caribbean. Experience the challenge!
The museum is the brainchild of Les Fruits de Mer, a nonprofit organization dedicated to natural history education, and co-founded by author, Mark Yokohama. Touted as a "Biological Exhibition and Institute of Natural Philosophy" the new museum contains all kinds of interactive exhibits, informative programs, and exciting displays about Sint Maarten/St. Martin's nature and wildlife.
Want to see a “crabitat” in action? Or how about learning about “gut life”? And no, we’re not talking about building a six-pack or losing stubborn belly fat! Or maybe you’d like to learn about the thousands of “tourists with wings” that visit the island each year from as far away as the Arctic Circle. It’s all on tap at the brand new Amuseum Naturalis in Grand Case.
There’s more than one way to go wild on holiday on St. Maarten, you can also go seeking out the island’s coolest critters and creatures. You can start by taking a walk on the wild side at the St. Maarten Zoo in Philipsburg. It’s a huge non-profit foundation housing over 300 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrate making it the largest zoological park in the Caribbean.