Dernier Falls

Dernier Falls is a secret for the adventurous as it cannot be found on most maps, despite being only steps away from Grand Fond Village.

Dernier Falls is a smaller waterfall that makes up for size in it's location. Concealed within a dense forest inside a cave, this waterfall is hidden from the outside world.

Location

Positioned near the center of Grand Fond, Dernier Falls happily welcomes local residents and tourists lodging in this village or its vicinity. Even if you are not staying nearby, you should think about stopping by for some fun in the sun. In case you're wondering, Roseau is eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the west-southwest.

Dernier Falls can only be reached by hiking through short forested trails through into the mountains located just to the South of the village of Grand Fond. When taking the main road from Rosalie, it may be helpful to ask a local for the location of the trail when you reach the western end of the village.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of eateries to choose from in the region surrounding the waterfall. Breadnut Restaurant and Bar, which offers Caribbean dishes, is also the most convenient dining option from the waterfall. Zamaan Restaurant and Riverside Cafe offer additional restaurant options close-by where you have the chance to try a new dish and experience the Dominica culture.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that enjoy waterfalls, and would like to see others, ought to think about Emerald Pool Waterfall and Fond Morgan Waterfall; the first and closest of which is less than a mile to the northeast of this page's attraction. You'll find a couple other attractions in the area, including Chemin L'Etang Trail, which is less than a hundred yards away Grand Fond. You might also consider making the trip to Morne Trois Pitons Hiking Trail, which is another nearby attraction.

Waterfalls are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

Attractions Near Dernier Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Chemin L'Etang Trail -- 0.0 mi. (12.6 km) NW Grand Fond
Morne Trois Pitons Hiking Trail GeoFeature -- -- 6.4 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Citrus Creek Plantation -- 2.2 mi. (15.0 km) ESE 9.3 mi. East of Roseau
Museum of Rum Museum 2.4 mi. (15.2 km) ESE La Plaine
Morne Trois Pitons National Park -- 2.7 mi. (10.1 km) S 6.3 mi. East of Roseau
Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail GeoFeature 2.8 mi. (8.6 km) W 5.3 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Valley of Desolation Other Attraction 2.9 mi. (9.5 km) SSW 5.9 mi. East of Roseau
Rainforest Aerial Tram Other Attraction 3.9 mi. (6.4 km) WSW Laudat

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Location: Grand Fond, Dominica

 

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