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Parque Nacional Cabrits
Parque Nacional Cabrits

Parque Nacional Cabrits

St John Parish, Dominica

Informações Práticas

O Parque Nacional Cabrits fica a cerca de 45 minutos de carro da capital da ilha, Roseau, e a apenas alguns minutos da principal cidade do norte, Portsmouth. Uma pequena doca secundária para navios de cruzeiro está localizada no lado sul da Península de Cabrits. A visita ao Fort Shirley e ao museu custa US $ 5 e o horário é das 8h às 18h.

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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Cabrits National Park is an ideal spot for trekkers, history buffs, and nature lovers.
  • Lying between two low-rising extinct volcanic mountains, the park offers a splendid view of the sea below.
  • At the park entrance, there is a small restaurant and a gift shop.
  • Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for hiking.
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How to Get There

Located at the north end of the island, Cabrits National Park lies just north of the town of Portsmouth and about a 45-minute drive from the capital of Roseau via the Edward Oliver Leblanc Highway. A small, secondary cruise ship dock is located on the south side of the Cabrits peninsula.

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When to Get There

Cabrits National Park is open daily year-round. Make sure to start early since hiking up to the fort can take some time depending upon your fitness. Avoid visiting the park on a rainy day since the trail will be muddy and slippery.

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Wildcard

Fort Shirley With commanding views of Rupert Bay, this 18th-century British military outpost and Georgian-style fort once hides some 500 soldiers. Restoration efforts have cleared many of the ruins from the encroaching jungle, and at the small on-site museum, you can learn about the restoration and see some of the artifacts uncovered along the way.

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