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The peak hike

This is a must do on the island. It is an 1:30 hike through a beautiful trail and an awesome view... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Carolina O
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Awesome hike and view at sunset

We hiked the 2 miles, 1000 ft to the summit in about 1.5 hours, limited mainly by the heat and... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Linda D
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must do on the island. It is an 1:30 hike through a beautiful trail and an awesome view from the top. We walked all the way from Freshwater Bay to the Peak and back and it took us around 4 hours. You...More

Thank Carolina O
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We hiked the 2 miles, 1000 ft to the summit in about 1.5 hours, limited mainly by the heat and humidity, and were rewarded with a stunning 360 degree view of the island. Our 12-year old daughter remarked that she enjoyed this better than the...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Plan for at least 3 hours round trip. You should be in good health, s it is somewhat remote. It is a moderate hike with a clear and well-marked trail. It has a lovely view of the seven-colored sea from the top.

1  Thank Tanya_Take_Two
Reviewed 19 March 2018

It's about 4 miles roundtrip from the end of the road to the top of the peak and back. Took us about 100 minutes to complete. Incredibly well marked trail with beautifully maintained bridges and signs the whole way! Much nicer than many of the...More

1  Thank Ali G
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I did this hike early March 2018 and it was very enjoyable. I didn’t hang about and I guess I was up in 1hr 45mins. And got back down in 52mins. The views are great. From the start of the trail it’s 3.08km according to...More

2  Thank Uncle-Jayo
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is not an easy climb if you are out of shape or any injuries. The view is magnificent, a great place to just enjoy or meditate. <it was great going with a guide who shared his knowledge of the history and plants. Beautiful blue...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The big peak is not that high and can be trekked by most people unless it is muddy. It takes 2-3 hiurs if going easy. The path have some signs and can be take with or without guide however there is a fee and you...More

Thank majormotoko
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We walked this the end of the rainy season, so avoid this time of the year and the rainy season all together. It is muddy and tough going that's for sure. If you want a relaxing walk this out is not it, and we are...More

Thank Rich C
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

What an interesting and nice hike and climb! You walk for around one and half hour 7.5 Km going up, and, same time going down, The view on the top of the peak is spectacular, You can see from there the sea and Santa Catalina...More

Thank Manuel0713
Reviewed 17 August 2017

There is nothing I love more than going to the mountains, I am a city girl, I am not a super sports person but the feeling I have in the mountains is something that gives me pleasure. I did this walk together with Rodolfo Hawkings,...More

Thank nanytaea
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Hi, some people have mentioned horse riding, but for what I could see it wouldn't be possible as there are some parts where the vegetation gets on the way. But it's absolutely impossible for any motorized transportation to... More
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