Waitukubuli National Trail

Segment 13

Details & Itinerary

Segment 13 of the Waitukubuli National Trail is much dryer than all other segments and introduces the northern coastline of Dominica. It is 6.8 km long and starts at Penville ending at Capuchin. It is said to be a moderate hike requiring approximately four (4) hours to complete the segment. There is a volcanic terrain that is covered with dry forested woodland and traverses a steeped area in history and culture. During a hike on Segment 13, one can take a view of the French Islands of Marie Galante, The Saints, and Guadeloupe. The Tafia Falls is also located on the Segment. Segment 13 has its own rich biodiversity with singing birds, jumping frogs, colourful and radiant bloom of flowers, crawling insects, and towering trees.

Activity time: All day

Activity Level: Moderate

Hike time: 3 - 3.5 hrs

Location: Penville to Capuchin

  • Get to Penville;
  • Begin the segment 12 hike, at Penville;
  • Areas of interest: Lost Grand Fond Village, View of Neighbouring French Islands, Tafia Falls, Cannor Heritage Park; 
  • End hike at Capuchin.

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