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Well tended with nice views.

We were lucky and had a guide, but we could easily have done the trail by ourselves and seen a... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
bcdonthego2016
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Newark, Delaware
A Pleasant Rainforest Walk

We started from the trail behind the Hilltop Café. Fortunately we had some notes that told us how... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2016
Ken H
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Hobart, Australia
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The Oriole Walkway Trail starts at Hill Top near the Bank of Montserrat and runs SW to Cassava Ghaut. Highlights include an abundance of flora and fauna. Excellent views of the Silver Hills, the northern part of the island and Olveston can also be seen from this trail.
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We were lucky and had a guide, but we could easily have done the trail by ourselves and seen a great deal. Going with someone who knew the trail made it even better since there are many things of interest that aren't readily apparent -...More

1  Thank bcdonthego2016
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We started from the trail behind the Hilltop Café. Fortunately we had some notes that told us how to get to the trail proper - ie head up the hill, go right at the not well marked junction then left up a concrete road, when...More

1  Thank Ken H
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This trail will take you to the jungle rain forest, you'll come across giant trees, former banana plantations which still give fruit mixed with the overgrown jungle. Wear good hiking shoes, bring some drinking water and enjoy montserrat's best.

1  Thank olveston
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Quite a steep hike to get to the start of the trail, but worth it. This trail is very steep! The Montserrat trail map lists it as moderate, but I would disagree! However, the view from Lawyer's Mountain is worth it. I would also hire...More

Thank J G
Reviewed 11 January 2015

This is one of Montserrat's more-walked trails, which isn't saying it's crowded (I've yet to meet anybody on it). It just means that it's regularly maintained. Still, it's rough and occasionally slippery so I wouldn't advise doing it after a lot of rain. It's the...More

Thank Newbedouin
Reviewed 25 February 2014

This hike starts just above the Hilltop Cafe behind the blue water tank. Make sure you have good hiking sneakers. Some places are very steep. Also, take binoculars for the view at the top and to look at the Orioles if you're lucky enough to...More

Thank PLnDBRA
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Well maintained and easy to follow.. its a beautiful trail and if you listen closely you just may hear the Montserrat Oriole singing its song along the way...

Thank lindawojcik
Reviewed 24 July 2012

It is located high in the hills, and set perfectly. Makes an easy one hour to two hours walk, and you can see plenty of plants, birds, butterflies and other nature. but to really enjoy it and get maximum advantage - consider hiking woth an...More

1  Thank Holoboss
Reviewed 10 May 2012

i started up Oriole trail, but decided I wanted to reach the mountain peak. This was a near disaster as the rain forest without a trail is quite treacherous. Once I found the trail on the steep descent it was a relatively simple walk. The...More

Thank Kenny_Good
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Great walk - 2.5 hours one way, taking it easy, plenty of water required (Platypus system perfect). Led by James "Scriber" Daly, who knows EVERYTHING there is to know about the trail - an absolute highlight - and that was before I saw the female...More

Thank Fiona D
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