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The Cabrits Historical and Marine Park

Address: Dominica
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Ranked #38 of 69 Attractions in Dominica
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Outdoors
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Owner description: This reserve encompasses history and the natural environment, with an 800-acre marine reserve as well as a museum and ruins of colonial outposts.
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English first
New York City, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This place is truly amazing. This was a site,( Fort Shirley) of 50 structures for the military back in the 1700's. there is a site to see cannons, mortars, and all kinds of cannonballs in the ordinance room, and the hikes to the ruins, were amazing. Along the hike to the ruins, you will see crabs, snakes, hermit crabs, all... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Went here to hike early morning. The Museum wasn't open and nobody seemed to be in any hurry to open it. The lady who opens up came to work then proceeded to eat her breakfast or whatever it was before opening up. The views are beautiful but the things in the museum either didn`t work or weren't turned on.I could... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

it could use a water park for moor entertainment at cabrits 4 the kids an a special place for schools could visit 4 there social studies classes

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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

A wonderful blend of restored buildings in Fort Shirley and tree covered ruins. The climb is steady and I was relieved I began first thing in the morning - the estimate is 20 minutes one way for East Cabrits but I'd budget more for the climb if you want to stop for pictures - watch for the ubiquitous hermit crabs... More

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st vincent
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2008

The cabrits was one of my high points of my visit to Dominica. Its was just an overwhelming experience to stand in a place of such historical importance. The only downside was the site was under construction so our movement around was restricted.

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