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Des Cartiers Rainforest

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A real taste of rainforest - 2hrs, not arduous

We did this hike with our children aged 4 & 7. They managed it without difficulty. The trail is in good repair and there is a guide on site although he was somewhat grumpy but we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Anthony B
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Stockbridge, United Kingdom
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Stockbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We did this hike with our children aged 4 & 7. They managed it without difficulty. The trail is in good repair and there is a guide on site although he was somewhat grumpy but we will give him the benefit as he clearly had flu or something of that ilk. We saw a few of the St Lucian Parrots,... More 

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Castries, St. Lucia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Excellent forest hike, make your way to the trail head start point which is ~ 10km inland from micoud, use the ti rocher junction. Trail to the fonds st jacques trail head is 6 km long, easy walking trail, except 1 section where there was a landslide and is still passable if willing to get muddy, and hang onto the... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Getting to the trailhead is half the adventure. There is a big sign off of the high way telling you which road to take and it says “6 miles”. From there you are on your own. I did not keep track but it certainly seemed like more than 6 miles and we had to ask several times which way to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

The Des Cartiers rainforest is a beautiful hike through the mountains west of Micoud. It will take a couple of hours and there is a $10 US charge, which includes the guide. There should be a guide at the ranger station every weekday but he may be on the trail leading a hike so you may have to be patient... More 

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