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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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