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Maracas Falls

Maracas Bay National Park, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Not worth the effort

The waterfall itself was nice, but the journey getting there was obviously not worth it. It started... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2015
WhaleWatchingVictim
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Norwich, Connecticut
Lovely

This is a beautiful site, a cold cold bathe but the view is breath taking. If you hike to the site... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2014
Mc1Ewen
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Maracas Bay National Park, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

The waterfall itself was nice, but the journey getting there was obviously not worth it. It started by having the taxi driver park in a stranger's yard. After we parked, was when the real "fun" began. The (roughly) 2-mile trek began with a very long...More

4  Thank WhaleWatchingVictim
Reviewed 28 October 2014

This is a beautiful site, a cold cold bathe but the view is breath taking. If you hike to the site it would be worth it at the end.

1  Thank Mc1Ewen
Reviewed 17 September 2014

this is great adventure giong through the woods,trees and rocky hills is so exciting listening to the birds in the woods and the water rippled down the mountain it is so cool up there when you look up the rocks the water is rolling down...More

1  Thank Rose-ann C
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Our guide Jerome was a mine of information, not only that he was patient with our two young guests (7 & 11 years) answering all their questions and pointing out more things they should be interested in from ants and small fruit to trees and...More

1  Thank Naviguesser50
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Should be in some condition to do this hike. Certain parts are demanding especially as one makes the ascent at the beginning, there after it is smooth sailing and the reward is arriving at the Falls to refresh oneself in the cool waters. Can't remember...More

1  Thank Lionel L
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We hired a driver for the day who took us to the base of the waterfall and linked us up with a local who took us on the hike up to the falls. You should be in reasonable shape to take this trek. We went...More

2  Thank p1129
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Clear waters that is what you will find when you take the little hike to this waterfall, and it is icy cold, I lost my voice a year since I couldn't stay out of the water - lol

3  Thank Mc1Ewen
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Great beach for swimming, water is nice but a bit cold . it's loaded with lots of sun fun but limited palm trees ! Vendors have copious amounts of beach chairs and food for sale but their is little shade for such a large expanse...More

2  Thank JenniferJ1
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Going here out of Port of Spain (POS) was absolutely beautiful riding through the mountains. If you take public transportation up there and don't intend to stay overnight, be sure to leave early enough by 3:30pm or 4pm coming back to POS or you might...More

1  Thank DevedaPhD
Reviewed 15 October 2013

If you are not in shape I wouldn't recommend. I am not in shape. I'll do a couple of "Walk for a Cure" walks throughout the year, but this is nothing to compare that to. We walked for what seemed like 2 hrs (actually 40-50...More

1  Thank torriebunny
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Daria T
How far is maracas bay beach from forty wink hotel in Port of Spain Trinidad? And do need to rent a car?
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