Grand Etang Lake, Grand Etang National Park
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In the midst of a national park teeming with wildlife and spectacular views, Grand Etang Lake sits at an elevation of 550 m (1,800 ft). A crater lake within an extinct volcano, its 12 ha (29.6 ac) expanse is blanketed with rich vegetation and framed by the dramatic backdrop of the majestic Mount Qua Qua. Choose from a selection of hiking trails, ranging in difficulty and length, all of which immerse you amongst lush jungle, waterfalls, and wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for Mona monkeys, which inhabit the forest canopy. Consider taking a guided tour around the lake. Using our world travel planner, Grand Etang National Park attractions like Grand Etang Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The hike was 2 1/2 hours to and back to the main road. Remember to bring hiking shoes . Trail Sandals won't work, my boyfriend wore his and it was completely destroyed. The trail is muddy. But it was ...  more »
  • Grand Etang Lake was part of an island tour shore excursion that we took from our cruise ship. Our driver Roger was excellent and did a great job navigating the narrow, steep roads you need to take to...  more »
  • We went on a tour of the island and this was a stop for us. We visited the building at the center of the park ($5 fee) which offered a view of the lake. Along the path to the building, they had many o...  more »