Boiling Lake, Morne Trois Pitons National Park

4.4
#3 of 9 in Things to do in Morne Trois Pitons National Park
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 trip builder .
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Boiling Lake
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Boiling Lake Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
334 reviews
Google
4.0
TripAdvisor
  • 1. Introduction In a country known for its spectacular hiking, the Boiling Lake trail has the reputation of being the iconic trail of Dominica, and that reputation well earned. The trail itself is a m...  more »
  • A longer, approximately 6-8 hours is not difficult hike (already). It is advisable to go to the tour guide. One of the hiking trails built leads (Waitikubuli National Trails) are undercut and quiet rainforest, while the mountainside-streams travel across the way, some of them are hot sulphurous waters-worth a dip. The world's second-largest boiling Lake, the road passes over the Valley of Desolation (Desolation valley)-real lunar landscape, brimstone smoke and knickers, which can be sources of eggs to cook. Great experience-it's worth the effort. The túravezetőnket was called Boló-are you aware of any heating-wood, great guide. The photos were made in April 2016.
    View original
  • Forestry have done a great job restoring the Boiling Lake Trail after Hurricane Maria, which caused many changes. It is still a fabulous hike, tough and physically challenging. The round trip took us ...  more »
Google
  • omg... you guys... its a live hot spring.. DONT GO IN!!! OMGGG ARE YOU SERIOUS?! Hardest hike of my life 14mi. 7mi's there 7mi's back!
  • Dominica is very pretty it was the last island formed in the carribean and the boiling lake is a great place for tourists and/or for somebody wanting to take a break from home go on vacation to have a great time!!
  • my body got boiled and eaten alive
  • Greatest people in the world great native food beautiful natural resources
  • Hot like lava
Places to stay near Boiling Lake

Plan your trip to Morne Trois Pitons National Park

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Boiling Lake by other users

21 days in West Indies BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in West Indies BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Dominica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 51 days in West Indies BY A USER FROM SPAIN January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Dominica BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Dominica BY A USER FROM BARBADOS January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Dominica BY A USER FROM DOMINICA August, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Dominica BY A USER FROM CANADA December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Roseau BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 31 days in West Indies BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Dominica BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Dominica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans