Victoria Falls

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Victoria Falls is a large, well known, misty waterfall on the East coast of Dominica. Unlike many of the other large waterfalls, this one is only located about an hour from a parking area, and is easy to get to.

This large waterfall creates a mist as it plummets into the large pool below. Located in a large valley, you can see tall cliffs and mountains reaching high above the canopy of trees all around you.

Location

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There are a few way to reach Victoria Falls, as it is very popular. You can chose to drive a four-wheel drive vehicle directly to the waterfall if you like, taking the side road west out of Delices. From this village there is also trails that take you for about an hour a two hour walk up and down slippery rock. A local guide can help you navigate the rough terrain.

Located on the southern section of the island of Dominica, 0.5 miles west of Delices, Victoria Falls happily welcomes local residents and tourists who are rooming on this part of the island or nearby. Even if you are not staying particularly close, you should consider stopping by to check it out. If you're wondering, Roseau is seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the west.

Nearby Restaurants

If you find yourself hungry after viewing the waterfall, no problem -- you'll discover an impressive array of food and beverage places near this attraction. Jungle Pavilion Restaurant, which offers Caribbean dishes, offers convenient access to this waterfall. The restaurant is maybe around a mile and a half from Victoria Falls, so stop in and place your order. Zandoli Dining Room and Riverside Cafe are some of the additional restaurant options close-by where visitors will be able to give your taste buds a treat and enjoy the Dominica scene.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who like waterfalls, and have the energy to view some others, might consider seeing River Jack Waterfall and Bolive Falls; the first of which is a quarter mile to the south-southwest of this page's attraction. Other types of nearby attractions include Glasse Trail, which is within traveling distance near Roseau. Also consider heading over to Morne Trois Pitons National Park, which is another nearby attraction.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near Victoria Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Glasse Trail Other Attraction 1.9 mi. (14.6 km) NE 9.1 mi. East of Roseau
Morne Trois Pitons National Park -- 2.4 mi. (10.1 km) NW 6.3 mi. East of Roseau
Valley of Desolation Other Attraction 2.5 mi. (9.5 km) NW 5.9 mi. East of Roseau
Museum of Rum Museum 3.9 mi. (15.2 km) NNE La Plaine
Citrus Creek Plantation -- 3.9 mi. (15.0 km) NNE 9.3 mi. East of Roseau
Chemin L'Etang Trail -- 4.6 mi. (12.6 km) N Grand Fond
Morne Trois Pitons Hiking Trail GeoFeature -- -- 6.4 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Ti Kwen Glo Cho -- -- -- Wotten Waven

More Information

Cost

There is a parking area at the waterfall that charges $5.

 

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