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Les Gorges de la Falaise

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Address: Martinique
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0596-53-35-61
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Gorges of the River Falaise.

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I was a little worried about doing this based on the reviews. I'm 54 with arthritis, but in good shape generally and a strong swimmer. You need to wear your bathing suit and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was a little worried about doing this based on the reviews. I'm 54 with arthritis, but in good shape generally and a strong swimmer. You need to wear your bathing suit and something sturdy on your feet, that can get wet. This is not for anyone in poor health. The stairs to get there are incredibly long and steep.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

I'm sure if we had actually seen the gorge, we would have given it a "5"! So here is my advice: CALL FIRST. Call the Restaurant de la Cascade at 0596 53 35 61 and make sure the gorge is open. We drove two hours on the Route de la Trace to get to the waterfall. We were so excited!... More 

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3 Thank Snappy B
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A "must do" in Martinique. Totally worth it!!! Beautiful foliage and amazing scenery. Guide was very helpful and knowledgeable. Make sure to pack your good grip water shoes, swimsuit and waterproof camera.

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1 Thank JoHess
Troy, Michigan
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Like most other reviewers, I really enjoyed this visit. It is very beautiful and an excellent value for the price. We also paid 7€, but water shoes were not included. Wore my hiking shoes (which got completely wet), but was worth it, since the descent through the jungle was slippery, and walking on the stream could easily cause a twisted... More 

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Ibiza
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Only a 15 min drive from Mount Pelee you can find Gorges des Falaise and can highly recommend it for those looking for a little adventure and arsenide rush. It is an activity for people of all ages but you do have to be able to have a reasonable level of fitness/agility for the trek down, through the ravine and... More 

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3 Thank NickIbizaHire
Newbury, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Staff are super friendly here, and you really get to do something special, it is very safe and fun, walking through water waist up. The guides are very kind - i wish it had gone on for longer!

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1 Thank Coleyshmoley
Hannover
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is an absolute must for anybody fond of nature. You walk 15 min down to a river, there a guide leads you thru a walk in the river up to a fantastic waterfall. The best is the actual walk/climb in the river, lots of fun (especially for our 7-year old son) as you have to climb ladders and jump... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

We came across Les Gorges after talking to some people we met after hiking Mt. Pelee. They had just come from Les Gorges de la Falaise and recommended it to us. We went there the next day. It was kinda hard to find - not great signage, so look closely.We arrived in the morning, around 10 o'clock. Missed the registration... More 

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6 Thank necowgirl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

I worked on a cruise ship for 6 months and saw tons of cool places and this was definitely one of the highlights! If you are prepared to descend (and later ascend) a million steps to get to the start of the hike you will love it! You will work your way up the river with water sometimes up to... More 

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3 Thank Connor E
West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

This was the highlight of our trip -- a beautiful, somewhat difficult hike down a gorge and into and under a waterfall. The first part is downhill but steep. There are stairs to bring you down, as well as handrails, but the stairs are uneven (because they are made with the help of nature) and pretty big. You will definitely... More 

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