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“Fantasy falls”
Review of Emerald Falls

Ranked #40 of 111 things to do in Dominica
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Owner description: To reach these gorgeous 50-foot waterfalls, you need to take only a short walk from the road.
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Really quite amazing. This site looks like something straight out of a fantasy movie. A short hike along a well graded trail beside a rushing stream leads to a hidden pool fed by a picturesque waterfall. Steps lead to the edge and you can wade or swim in the cool pool, stand under or walk behind the waterfall. The grotto the pool is in is overhung with jungle vegetation and cuts back into the hillside so you can stand almost in a cave with water cascading down. Take the long way back and there are some great overlooks of the mountains and valleys leading to the sea.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Really not worth the trip except as part of Island tour. Small fall and pool. Nice 15 minute walk to and from falls.

Thank Stefan L
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

A perfect first hike for any visitor to the island since not only is it easy, but the waterfall is relaxing to swim in or even just look at. The forest canopy reflection off the water makes the entire pool look mystic and mysterious.

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Water a little cold, the hike a little steep, but well worth it to stand underneath the waterfalls!!

Thank Charles V
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

This hidden grotto is in the rain forest. The walk to the falls is an easy, short hike on cleared pathways and wooden steps.You can go at your own pace and there are a few breathtaking outlooks along the way. You can take a plunge in the pool although it is VERY cold (at least in January it was). I waded in ankle deep and that was enough to know I wasn't going in any further! It costs about $20 dollars (US) per person from Roseau where the cruise lines dock.

Thank FloridaNativeforLife
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