Boiling Lake, Morne Trois Pitons National Park

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Situated among a rainforest in the mountains sits Boiling Lake, the second-largest hot lake in the world. The lake. which measures about 63 m (200 ft) across and has a sweltering temperature of 82 °C (180 °F), bubbles with a greyish-blue color and constantly fills the air with a cloud of vapor. Viewing the lake requires a tough-but-rewarding trek through the steep hills of the dense rainforest. Expect a 13 km (8 mi) trip with muddy trails and stream crossings; locals recommend hiring a guide to help you over the narrow trail. Be sure to wear appropriate footwear. To visit Boiling Lake on your holiday in Morne Trois Pitons National Park, and find out what else Morne Trois Pitons National Park has to offer, use our Morne Trois Pitons National Park.
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  • I have to stay right off that this hike took us 8 1/2 hours return. I was very tired at the end but did not regret doing it for a second. The day started at 6AM so we could be on our way back before.....  more »
  • Our hike started off in the shadow of Morne Macaque, a magnificent mountain that foreshadowed some of the terrain that we were heading into. The first hour or so went by at a leisurely pace – We...  more »
  • If you are in Dominica and in relatively good shape, you should definitely do this hike and you should do it with Nigel George from Calibishie. It was the nicest day of our vacation, thanks to the...  more »
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  • It's basically a hot tub but for free. You should try swimming in it. (please don't it will kill you)
  • Most spectacular site.
  • Dominica is amazing. The hike to the boiling lake is one of the toughest hikes ever! This country is truly spectacular. The people are amazing and the festival's are extremely lively. Carnival is March 4 and 5th see you then!
  • So fun so hot
  • Super fun hike, beautiful views and amazing weather. You must start early to get back to swim in titus gorge afterwards
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