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Cascade aux Ecrevisses

Parc National, Guadeloupe
+590 690 61-8823
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Scenic waterfall in the middle of a tropical rainforest.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy access” (9 reviews)
“parking lot” (9 reviews)
“short walk” (11 reviews)
Parc National, Guadeloupe
+590 690 61-8823
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped here as part of our cruise ship tour. We were the first coach to arrive, so it wasnt too crowded on the viewing platform to see the cascade, that falls into the tropical pool below. A short walk from parking area, which has a...More

Thank Elizabeth526
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The falls are easy to walk to, but you will be with plenty of other people. Take the trail the other way to see a quiet little fall.

Thank 103Katherine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive up the mountain was a bit hairy if you're afraid of heights...but when we go to the parking lot, everything was quite simple. It was just a short walk to the falls and swimming hole. The water wasn't too cold at al and...More

Thank Lsh132015
Reviewed October 7, 2017

We stopped off at Cascade aux Ecrevisses when driving along the D23 through the Guadeloupe National Park The waterfall is well sign posted and is as is a short walk from the roadside car park. The car park was an adequate and had toilet facilities....More

Thank Jennifer259
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Such a beautiful spot. To get there was incredibly simple, and very well signposted. We got there before 10 in the morning on a Sunday and didn't have trouble getting a parking spot. We initially went to the side across from the car park and...More

1  Thank Ruby H
Reviewed July 30, 2017

The beaches of Guadeloupe are stunning. The jungle oasis that wraps around the waterfalls in the middle of the island are equally a do-not-miss, especially to understand all that this less-trafficked Caribbean island has to offer. Cascade aux Ecrevisses doesn't warrant an entire day, rather,...More

2  Thank caitchoate
Reviewed July 9, 2017

This waterfall is easy to get to and easy to find. You park your car and walk 5 minutes on a paved path. You can take pictures or go for a swim. The area is in a beautiful rain forest. There is a small shop...More

1  Thank Anette12345
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

When travelling the astounding Route de la Traversée on Basse-Terre island, make sure to make a stop at this pretty falls. Quite close to the road, approx 5 minutes walk on paved footpath, you find this beautiful spot in truly tropical surroundings. Bring your swimgear...More

2  Thank Leo v
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Well signposted, accessible along a made path and only about half a mile from the car park. I think it may even be possible to get wheelchairs there. It is also worth exploring the other side of the road, following. There are picnic tables and...More

2  Thank IanInSouthport
Reviewed April 9, 2017

This is one of the places to stop on the Route de la Traversee and it's worth it. As others have mentioned, it's a short walk to the low but powerful waterfalls and adjoining river. There were many people both in the falls and in...More

Thank Carolyn G
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