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Long hike that you can do in sections

My husband and I are not avid hikers so we took on the Waitukubuli trail in segments and stuck to... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2017
Lizzie B
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Alexandria, Virginia
This is a long, sectional trail that winds from one end of the island to the other.

I section hiked Capuchin to Syndicate, some sections twice, and First Camp to Colihaut. The... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2017
Margaret M
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Chadds Ford
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“Long hike that you can do in sections”
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

The National Trail is a great innovation by the local tourist authorities, and regrettably was significantly damaged by Hurricane Maria. Whist short sections have been restored it is unlikely that any significant and continuous lengths will be open again until the 2018/19 hiking season. Before...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

My husband and I are not avid hikers so we took on the Waitukubuli trail in segments and stuck to the "easier" hikes. I say "easy" because Dominica has a different definition that you or I. All the segments were did were beautiful, worthwhile, and...More

Thank Lizzie B
Reviewed March 6, 2017

I section hiked Capuchin to Syndicate, some sections twice, and First Camp to Colihaut. The hardest sections were 8 and 9. I advise using a guide especially on those segments even though the trail is well marked for safety reasons; I only met 2 people...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Attention: Natural Resource Department, Dominica If you want people to go out of their way to visit Dominica and hike the National Trail you have some work to do!! I recently visited Dominica and I mentioned to a local person that I was going to...More

1  Thank George S
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Not ideal during rainy season. It is difficult to find a map of the trail with detailed information. We found a book with all the segments for 20 US at the wildlife center at the end of the Valley rd. The center is not good...More

1  Thank StephanieL5006
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I hiked a part of the trail from the Emerald Pool to the magic mushroom farm, and it was amazing. Very challenging at times but well worth it. We didn't see a soul on the trail during our entire track . It was like being...More

2  Thank YachtZephyr
Reviewed May 9, 2016

The Waitukubuli National Trail is a crown jewel for Dominica and has attracted hikers from all over the world. There are sections for all levels of hikers. This trail shows the best of all the natural sites on the island. Be prepared for some wet...More

2  Thank Wanderlust-Caribbean
Reviewed April 28, 2016

The "Waitukubuli National Trail" isthe most important and spectacular attraction of the island. A lot of ways and places to visit : tropical jungle, waterfalls, hot springs, lake of boiling water... Personaly, I took a guide (be careful, there is few good guide and a...More

1  Thank FABRE69
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Starts out EASY but muddy. Then heads up the mountain and is very steep. During the descents you slide from tree to tree to stop from slipping straight down. There are 2 great lookouts that have picnic tables and covered areas. A few benches on...More

Thank travelfan24
Reviewed April 2, 2016

We only had a couple days on hiking on the trail in March 2016. Section 6 was fairly easy and we ran into some trail maintenance people who were clearing tall grass. Section 5 we were going North to South and got a bit lost...More

Thank Julie D
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Response from 2gonesomewhere | Reviewed this property |
I definitely would recommend KHATTS out of Roseau. Ken the owner is a wonderful organizer and will give you good advice especially since things were impacted by tropical storm Erika recently. We go with them every time we... More
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Each segment offers something different. I'd say segment 6 is great because you get to see wonderful eastern coast and pass through the Kalinago territory, so it is cultural as well as physical. Segment 1 offers wonderful... More
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