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Bassin Bleu

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Address: outside Jacmel, Jacmel 9110, Haiti

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Basin bleu

It was a great experience; would do it again.... Didn't really like the road to get there, I would suggest to wear sneaker to get there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vtweety B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great experience; would do it again.... Didn't really like the road to get there, I would suggest to wear sneaker to get there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Very beautiful place to visit. However you will have to walk through a mango grove, climb down a rock using a piece of cord and hop over rocks in the water to reach the water fall. But this is worth it!!. the waterfall is amazing and wonderful. You will have to wear boots or sneakers to walk through the mango... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I was disappointed with the effort required to see the waterfalls. It is beautiful of course but the trek is rough. One must be prepared with proper hiking shoes and a lot of fortitude to get to the site of the waterfalls. The terrain is not smooth. I found it to be a bit dangerous. Please note: there aren't any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

You must must must go to Bassin Bleu if you go to Haiti. It was one of the highlights of all my international travels. Essentially you get a motorbike or a car and head outside Jacmel up a large hill and then walk for perhaps 20 mins into the jungly wilds (very safe and not too strenuous, but climbing is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Our group travelled to Jacmel specifically to see the wateralls and we weren't disappointed. When you arrive, you will be forced to have a guide who will help you on the trip to the waterfall - get one who speaks good English and he will be all you need. The top basin is breathtaking - clear water and a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

What an amazing experience. It was quite a hike to get to Bassin Bleu (we saw 2 smaller Bassin's prior) and we ran into two guys selling coconuts and the most delicious fresh roasted breadfruit that gave me life!!! Bassin Bleu was beautiful.

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Basin Bleu is an absolutely magical place. It was a difficult drive, but worth it. Once entering the park, a guide will take you in and around the falls. Ours took pictures of us and enjoyed a beer with us afterwards. If you are in Jacmel, Basin Blue is a must. I have never seen anything like it in my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Definitely worth the trip. You will be "escorted" by local guides, who will find you, and insist on a tip at the end. Just know it' coming. Some will tell you all about the plants on the way. Go to the final falls. Some will display their diving techniques that is are very dangerous and amazing. So if you have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice little hike to get the heart pumping but, well worth it. Magical. No wonder an angel appeared there according to a Haitien folk tale.

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1 Thank Sherri B
Cap-Haitien, Haiti
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Bassin Bleu was incredibly beautiful. You can rent a car or take a motorcycle up and back. We paid 250 goudes for a moto one way. Although I think less would have been fine. Getting there can be a little tricky- the road was flooded in a few places when we went but the trip was well worth it. There... More 

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