River Jack Waterfall

Located off Perdu Temps Trail, River Jack Waterfall is one of the, if not the largest waterfall on Dominica. Being in the same area as many other waterfalls, it is a good side trip for any hiking trip in the Southeast part of the island.

This is a tall waterfall located in some off the toughest terrain on the island, and is a sight to be seen from a distance. However, it is an amazing sight to see the water drop from the cliff past countless layers of canopies growing up the cliff until finally disappearing into the final blanket of tree tops.


Located on the island of Dominica, 0.7 miles west of Delices, River Jack Waterfall invites local residents and vacationers lodging on this part of the island. Whether or not you are staying very close, you are free to stop by to check it out. It is 7.4 miles east of Roseau.

This is not an easy hike, as this southeast part of the island has some of the toughest terrain anywhere on the island. Frequent drops and inclines make this an intense hike. Luckily, the waterfall is not located too deeply into the forest, and is nearby other waterfalls, being nearly directly southwest of Victoria Falls. Locals in Delices should be able to give you a good idea where the waterfall is.

Nearby Restaurants

Guests visiting this waterfall will have no problem finding a meal afterword, since you'll find an exceptionally large selection of food and drink providers in the vicinity. The most proximate eatery to River Jack Waterfall is Jungle Pavilion Restaurant, which offers Caribbean food. The restaurant is a short ways away, but removed enough that you will probably decide to make advance plans for taking advantage of a viable means of transport to get there. Also within reach, you'll have restaurants like Zandoli Dining Room and Riverside Cafe so with any luck, at least one of these nearby picks will humor the whole group.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy waterfalls, and would like to see others, should check out Victoria Falls and Bolive Falls; the first is 0.3 miles to the north-northeast of this waterfall. Other types of nearby attractions include Glasse Trail, which is within traveling range near Roseau. You might want to also think about heading to Morne Trois Pitons National Park, which is another attraction nearby.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of attractions nearby.

Attractions Near River Jack Waterfall
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Glasse Trail Other Attraction 2.2 mi. (14.6 km) NE 9.1 mi. East of Roseau
Morne Trois Pitons National Park -- 2.6 mi. (10.1 km) NNW 6.3 mi. East of Roseau
Valley of Desolation Other Attraction 2.7 mi. (9.5 km) NW 5.9 mi. East of Roseau
Museum of Rum Museum 4.2 mi. (15.2 km) NNE La Plaine

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Location: Dominica


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