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Waitukubuli National Trail Named Top Hiking Experience

New Zealand Herald | Published on: May 31, 2023

In New Zealand Herald’s article, 4 Best Island Hiking Holidays Around The World, Dominica’s Waitukubuli National Trail is named a top hiking experience worldwide. Accessible right from your bedroom door, Fort Young Hotel offers an island guide that will take you along the trail sharing the history and unmatched viewpoints for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

“Holidays to the Caribbean are often synonymous with pristine beaches, warm turquoise waters, and lazy days drinking cocktails at all-inclusive resorts. And while all of those things are possible in the mountainous island nation of Dominica (not to be confused with the Dominican Republic, roughly 1000 kilometres to its northwest), it’s also home to the longest hiking route in the Caribbean.

Meaning “long is her body” the 185km Waitukubuli National Trail runs the length of the island and is the region’s only long-distance trail. It takes 14 days to complete in its entirety, traversing rainforest environments, World Heritage sites, dramatic gorges, and historic plantations.”

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