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

Victoria Falls can be found on the southern edge of the island of Dominica, 0.5 miles west of Delices; it's 7.5 miles to the east of Roseau.

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.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous restaurants to pick from in the region immediately near Victoria Falls. Jungle Pavilion Restaurant, which offers Caribbean food, is very close-by, making it a great option for waterfall visitors. Jungle Pavilion Restaurant is just about a mile and a half away from Victoria Falls, so check it out and peruse the menu. Riverside Cafe and Zandoli Dining Room are some more restaurant options within reach of the waterfall. At Zandoli Dining Room you should not ask for your check without trying their specialty, chicken, among others.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy waterfalls, and would like to see others, should consider River Jack Waterfall and Bolive Falls; the first and closest of which is a quarter mile to the south-southwest of this waterfall. Additional nearby attractions include Glasse Trail, which is within traveling distance near Roseau. You might want to also think about heading to Morne Trois Pitons National Park, which is another attraction not far away.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't get bored. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.

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

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Cost

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

Location: Dominica

 

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