Caribbean Beat Magazine

Waitukubuli Trail, Dominica | Bucket list

Explore the stunning Nature Island through the Caribbean’s longest hiking trail

  • Waitukubuli Trail, Dominica. Photo courtesy Discover Dominica Authority
  • Boeri Lake in Morne Trois Pitons National Park, near the Waitukubuli route. Photo courtesy Discover Dominica Authority
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From Scotts Head in the south to Cabrits National Park in the north, Dominica’s Waitukubuli National Trail runs for 115 miles across the island, through some of the Caribbean’s most dramatic scenery. Opened in 2013, the trail — which bears the indigenous name of the island — is divided into fourteen segments, many of them challenging, each a good day’s hike. For the intrepid, the two-week journey, with overnight stays at villages and campsites, is an unforgettable experience, while more casual hikers can tackle individual segments, many of which run past some of Dominica’s most famed natural attractions.