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Address: Laudat, Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica
Phone Number: +1 767-225-1971
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Said to be the second largest in the world, this hot springs lake is a...

Said to be the second largest in the world, this hot springs lake is a caldron of gray-blue water at a temperature ranging from 180 to 197 degrees Fahrenheit; a full-day rigorous hike with a guide is needed to visit this awesome sight.

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Morne Trois Pitons National Park Hiking Tour to Boiling Lake
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Excellent - Guide not needed

**Note: As of November 21, 2016 the trail is closed due to tourists swimming in the lake. Everyone in town recommended I take a guide but upon completion, I would say that it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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St. John's, Canada
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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

**Note: As of November 21, 2016 the trail is closed due to tourists swimming in the lake. Everyone in town recommended I take a guide but upon completion, I would say that it is not necessary for experienced hikers. Locals will tell stories of people being lost for days and that the trail is difficult to find etc. There are... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

It's a great hike - up and down both ways - with varied scenery. It's not easy and not short (plan for six hours). Be prepared and take a lot of water.

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Leesburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I like a challenge an have been hiking for decades. I am 67 and fit. I must say this is the most difficult and strenuous hike I have done in years. (To Base of Grand Canyon and back was tough but stayed over night at base). Anyway, lots of steep up and downs both ways. Precarious footing and considerable danger.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Boiling lake is an excellent site to behold, it's one of its kind. Nature at its best. The walk is extreme and one needs serious endurance to make it to the end. It Takes approximately 4-5 hours normal pace to make it to the boiling lake. The walk back is the same, but it's worth it!!!

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3 Thank Sherese J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This hike had such a wide range of things to see from deep rainforest to a white river flowing around boulders of sulfur. A truly amazing experience and well worth the effort.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Most hikes we have done in the past were uphill there and downhill back. On this hike, you would go up 500 feet, then back down 500 feet, then repeat. It was just as difficult on the return as getting there. There was a hurricane last year and it washed out part of the trail going down a fairly steep... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A very long hike with stairs. This is a hike u start early and try to plan your day after this hike. My legs hurt all day afterwards. But it's truly a wonder to see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

You need a guide (Ask for one from cocoa cottage). And be prepared, by eating dasheen or pasta the night before, and carry a bottle of ginger wine, and eggs to boil along the way! DONT WEAR KEENS or slippery shoes, as there are parts where it is steep and slippery, although the guide will help to make it much... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I read all the reviews before going and I must admit I was skeptical as to the intensity. Well I was pleasantly surprised. This was an arduous hike. Long. Humid. Challenging. Exotic. Amazing views. We recommend bringing walking sticks which are usually propped up behind the sign at the start of the path. We met some people on our journey... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Our trip to the Boiling Lake was great because of our guide, not necessarily because of the destination. It was a VERY long day and quite a long trek that took a lot out of us. The Valley of Desolation was quite amazing, but that is only about 20 minutes of the hike. We had lunch at the Boiling Lake,... More 

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