World Reviewer rating

Worth a visit
Rating 0.7 (150 votes)

Boiling Lake

Listed under Hot Springs in Dominica.

  • Photo of Boiling Lake
  • Photo of Boiling Lake
  • Photo of Boiling Lake
  • Photo of Boiling Lake
  • Photo of Boiling Lake
  • Photo of Boiling Lake
Photo of Boiling Lake
Photo by Mike Lyvers
Pin It

The most famous sight on the lush Caribbean island of Dominica is the Boiling Lake, a small crater containing - as the name suggests - a boiling lake. This is only accessible to fit and experienced hikers, requiring a full day of hard hiking up and over the central mountain range of the island. The mysterious Boiling Lake churns relentlessly but getting there is just as interesting as the lake itself. The hike crosses the Valley of Desolation, a field of hissing fumaroles and small sputtering geysers. Once back at the trailhead, reward yourself with a swim of several hundred meters into the cavernous Titou Gorge, a spectacular slot canyon.

Written by  Mike Lyvers.

Comments, reviews and questions by other travellers

There are no posts. Why not be the first to have your say?

Post a comment, review or question

I want to
My comment - optional
Rating - how would you rate this place or experience?

Who's been here

No travelers have told us they have been here. Have you?

Similar Experiences

  • Mud Baths of Nha Trang

    So, you have been fighting the touts of Vietnam for days, the pollution is taking its toll on your skin and that cracked heel t…

  • Pamukkale

    The world-famous hot spring waterfall terraces of Pamukkale are spread out across a mountainside below the extensive ruins of t…

  • Beppu and its Hot Springs

    Beppu is Japan's most famous hot spring town. There are countless hot spring resort hotels to choose from, and colorful hot poo…

Nearby Experiences

  • Papillote Rainforest Retreat

    Rated in Conde Nast as one of the top 10 ecotourist destinations on earth, Papillote has stunningly beautiful rainforest garden…

  • Dominica

    Dominica is perhaps the lushest, greenest, and most unspoiled of the major Caribbean islands. Go here to commune with nature, w…

  • Diving and Snorkelling Dominica

    The boulder-strewn drop-offs off Dominica's coastline are as steep below the waterline as above on the island's incredibly roug…

Related links

Contribute to this page