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Cascade aux Ecrevisses

Parc National, Guadeloupe
0690-61-88-23
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Amazing Place

Such a beautiful spot. To get there was incredibly simple, and very well signposted. We got there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ruby H
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County Dublin, Ireland
Stop in and take a dip

The beaches of Guadeloupe are stunning. The jungle oasis that wraps around the waterfalls in the... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
caitchoate
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San Francisco, California
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Scenic waterfall in the middle of a tropical rainforest.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good41%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy access” (9 reviews)
“short walk” (9 reviews)
“parking lot” (8 reviews)
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Parc National, Guadeloupe
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0690-61-88-23
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a beautiful spot. To get there was incredibly simple, and very well signposted. We got there before 10 in the morning on a Sunday and didn't have trouble getting a parking spot. We initially went to the side across from the car park and...More

Thank Ruby H
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The beaches of Guadeloupe are stunning. The jungle oasis that wraps around the waterfalls in the middle of the island are equally a do-not-miss, especially to understand all that this less-trafficked Caribbean island has to offer. Cascade aux Ecrevisses doesn't warrant an entire day, rather,...More

1  Thank caitchoate
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This waterfall is easy to get to and easy to find. You park your car and walk 5 minutes on a paved path. You can take pictures or go for a swim. The area is in a beautiful rain forest. There is a small shop...More

1  Thank Anette12345
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

When travelling the astounding Route de la Traversée on Basse-Terre island, make sure to make a stop at this pretty falls. Quite close to the road, approx 5 minutes walk on paved footpath, you find this beautiful spot in truly tropical surroundings. Bring your swimgear...More

1  Thank Leo v
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Well signposted, accessible along a made path and only about half a mile from the car park. I think it may even be possible to get wheelchairs there. It is also worth exploring the other side of the road, following. There are picnic tables and...More

2  Thank IanInSouthport
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is one of the places to stop on the Route de la Traversee and it's worth it. As others have mentioned, it's a short walk to the low but powerful waterfalls and adjoining river. There were many people both in the falls and in...More

Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

A welcome and very pretty break from driving the Route de la Traversee. Foliage and falls themselves dramatic and cool in a hot day.

Thank si101503
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Make sure you don't miss this gem! Go with a bathing suit on because the water is beautiful and you can swim up to the falls. The path to the falls is in excellent condition so strollers and wheel chairs can easily make it. If...More

Thank krishearle
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

It's only a short walk (not hike) back to the waterfall. There were dozens and dozens of tourists there, but it was still pretty. We moved on to another waterfall that was much more remote -- Saut de la Lezarde. It was incredibly muddy and...More

Thank Deutschland4
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very crowded when we went but still worth the 10 minutes stop while driving through the area. Would have spent more time and explored if there weren't so many people.

1  Thank honeym_11
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