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Reviewed August 17, 2018

We were able to view many birds, a boa constrictor, and two tarantulas on our hike. Marvin, our guide, said that was highly unusual that we saw so much.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jdaswood
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came here and did the 2.5 mile hike towards the end of our holiday as, being national trust members, it is the kind of thing we do at home with our dog too. It was nice to get out of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

It took about 45 mins to walk to where we needed to be to see the birds. Adequate walking shoes/boots required. Hot but shady. We saw Orioles, Peewee, Hummingbirds and St Lucian Parrots and a few other birds.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank janie5064
Reviewed March 26, 2017

If you like nature then this is a worthwhile trip. The Des Cartiers route is a guided walk around 2.5m around St Lucia's rainforest. Its not an easy trail so please wear sensible footwear and listen to the guides! However if you can climb stairs...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

This is only available to groups or individuals who have booked in advance. The cost is 25 euros per person. It is also difficult to find, being down a long windy single width track, so it is best to be taken there by a local...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed January 27, 2017

We visited the Des Cartiers Rainforest as part of our day birding with a guide. We arranged our guide, Vision, through Adams Toussaint and were not disappointed. Vision was a calm, patient, passionate, enjoyable guide. We are avid hikers and found the trail to be...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Dave B
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Moderately easy 4km trail partly along 18c cobbled track. Highly knowledgeable and helpful local guide who helped us see St Lucian Parrots in flight, St Lucian Pewees and humming birds and we heard the distinctive Rufus Throated Solitaire. The trees, vines and tree ferns in...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Clive E
Reviewed November 29, 2015

The trail is Ok, but there are very few signs and no interpretation. It is easy to get lost. Finding the trailhead is made harder by the lack of signage on the road. But the worst aspect was the aggressive unfriendly forestry employee, who demanded...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Philip B
Reviewed April 11, 2015

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...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank J4099KWanthonyb
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...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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