Trafalgar Falls

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These two quintessential tropical waterfalls empty into a large freshwater lake below. Great for viewing from the viewing platform, or for the more adventurous swimming up close and personal too, these two well known falls are practically located in the village of Trafalgar make it an easy and quick attraction.

The waterfalls themselves are twins, both tall and emptying into the same lake. This is a tourist spot, and is developed quite a bit, with a visitor's center and viewing platform on site. Despite the build-up by the village, the scenery is still lush and green, being located just outside the National Forest.


Located in , always welcomes local residents and vacationers who are rooming in this part of Dominica. But even if you aren't staying in this location, you should think about stopping by to check it out.

Trafalgar Falls are located on the West side of the island, and are only a short distance form Roseau and is complete with areas for parking. There is also a hiking trail located on the other side of the island at Three Rivers Eco Lodge that goes to this waterfall, though the hike will take several hours each way.

Situated near the center of the island of Dominica, 1.5 miles northeast of Trafalgar, Trafalgar Falls welcomes residents and travelers rooming on this part of the island. Regardless of whether or not you're staying very close, you are free to drop by to enjoy a great time. If you're wondering, Roseau is three and a half miles (six kilometers) to the west-southwest.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of restaurants to pick from in the neighborhood around the waterfall. Cafe Mon Plezi, which has a menu full of Creole dishes, offers convenient access to this waterfall. Roxy's Restaurant and Papillote Rainforest Restaurant are some more restaurant options close-by where travelers will have the chance to give your taste buds a treat and enjoy the Dominica scene.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who like waterfalls, and are interested in visiting others, ought to think about Ti Tou Gorge Fall and Middleham Falls; the first of which is 0.6 miles away from this waterfall. Other types of nearby activities include Waitukubuli Trail: Wotten Waven to Pont Casse, which is within traveling distance in Wotten Waven. Also, you might think about heading over to Papillote Tropical Gardens, which is another attraction nearby.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.

Attractions Near Trafalgar Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Waitukubuli Trail: Wotten Waven to Pont Casse Other Attraction 0.4 mi. (5.3 km) SW Wotten Waven
Papillote Tropical Gardens Other Attraction 0.4 mi. (5.3 km) W 3.3 mi. East-Northeast of Roseau
Rainforest Aerial Tram Other Attraction 0.5 mi. (6.4 km) N Laudat
Ti Kwen Glo Cho -- -- -- Wotten Waven
Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail GeoFeature 1.9 mi. (8.6 km) NNE 5.3 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Middleham Falls Hiking Trails GeoFeature -- -- 2.1 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Atrium Valley Gardens -- -- -- 3.4 mi. North-Northeast of Roseau
Valley of Desolation Other Attraction 2.6 mi. (9.5 km) E 5.9 mi. East of Roseau

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