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Boiling Lake

Laudat, Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica
+1 767-225-1971
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Morne Trois Pitons National Park Hiking Tour to Boiling Lake
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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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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“titou gorge” (44 reviews)
“breakfast river” (13 reviews)
“tough hike” (12 reviews)
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Laudat, Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica
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"titou gorge"
in 44 reviews
"breakfast river"
in 13 reviews
"tough hike"
in 12 reviews
"hiking boots"
in 8 reviews
"great hike"
in 13 reviews
"entire hike"
in 7 reviews
"eggs"
in 8 reviews
"six hours"
in 6 reviews
"walking stick"
in 5 reviews
"ups and downs"
in 8 reviews
"trail head"
in 6 reviews
"fantastic guide"
in 4 reviews
"physical challenge"
in 4 reviews
"lots of water"
in 4 reviews
"physical condition"
in 4 reviews
"high point"
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"enjoy the scenery"
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

1. Introduction In a country known for its spectacular hiking, the Boiling Lake trail has the reputation of being the iconic trail of Dominica, and that reputation well earned. The trail itself is a magnificent journey through rainforest, river (large creek) crossings, over the summit...More

Thank TMR1004
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Forestry have done a great job restoring the Boiling Lake Trail after Hurricane Maria, which caused many changes. It is still a fabulous hike, tough and physically challenging. The round trip took us 6 hours, involved nearly 1600 ft of ascent and the view from...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Awesome hike. The path has disappeared in some spots. I took a guide for $45 us, well worth it. It is possible to do on your own, but don't really see the point, as it's good to put some coin into a locals pocket. Took...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

The boiling lake is awsome. The walk was long and tyring but totaly worth it. Looking forward to going again

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

This was an amazing experience and truly worth every resulting ache and pain. We visited in March 2016 and hired a local independent guide at the site on the second to last day of our trip. This was fortunate, because although we hike often, we...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017

We did the Boiling Lake hike on Aug. 11th.... me (age 55), my wife (44) and our 9 year old daughter. Our guide (Judy) was fantastic, making the hike very enjoyable and providing a wealth of information. The first hour of the hike was in...More

5  Thank Jeff W
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

We took a hike of the Boiling Lake with Elvis Tours. Elvis was a fantastic guide and kept our feet completely dry (many rivers to cross) through 3/4 of the hike. Unfortunately, well beyond his control, the skies opened up for the last quarter. The...More

Thank Dave D
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

I read some of the reviews and agree with them all! I am reasonably fit, exercising regularly and walking lots. But I found this demanding, mentally and physically. Our guides were experienced and knew their stuff. One of them has completed this hike around 50+...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

I had read reviews in travel magazines about the boiling lake and had always longed to go. This year, for my birthday my family made the trip: 2 adults aged 45 and 46, and 3 kids aged 11-16. I cannot emphasize enough that this hike...More

3  Thank JillB087
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Reviewed June 28, 2017

To echo other reviewers, this hike is truly a once in a lifetime experience that will blow you away, but also not for the faint of heart. You will hike from rain forest (stunning - it felt like I was in a movie or a...More

Thank Lizzie B
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Michaela L
November 8, 2017|
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Response from Jeff W | Reviewed this property |
Ah.. no, it’s 200+ degrees Fahrenheit
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Cumbucobeans
January 26, 2017|
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Response from Moorselaar | Reviewed this property |
The quide was Peter( nick name the bushman), go to the tourist office they will hive you his phone#.
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