What to Do

 

 

“I cannot believe that in terms of grandeur and majesty there can be found anything in the world to rival Dominica’s succession of forest-covered mountains…. It is green, all green.” Alec Waugh, “Typical Dominica”, 1948.

 

 

Things to do in Dominica

Dominica remains an unspoiled & undiscovered gem of an island. It’s been over 60 years since Alec Waugh’s visit and the only difference: far more things to do!

Many visitors to Dominica tell us there is just not enough time to see all the beautiful, stunning sites and to do all the unique activities that Dominica offers.

From the Boiling Lake and sulphur springs, to the cool refreshing rivers & waterfalls, and the magnificent underwater sights for snorkelers & scuba divers, Dominica’s natural treasures are plentiful.

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Activities

There are a variety of things to do and several ways to enjoy our attractions


 

Hike


Walk trails and explore hidden beauties of Dominica

Tours


Looking for something low key but exciting?

Attractions

The variety of things to see on our nature isle.


 

Beaches


See Dominica's dramatic coasts

Hotpools


Soak in the many local natural spas

Lakes


Explore Dominica's varied waterbodies

Mountains


Dominica's vertical landscape

Parks & Reserves


Dominica has a number of attractions which fall within protected lands

 

Rivers


Soak in cool, crystal clear waters or perfect for viewing wildlife.

Scenic Spots & Viewpoints


Best sightseeing spots around the island

 

Waterfalls


View these cascading wonders

Dominica's Wildlife


Great places for seeing wildlife

 

All Activities and Attractions

Sort through the listings below to see what works best for you

Photo of snorkelers at Champagne Beach

Found 97 listings

Whale Watching
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Categories:         
Summary: Introduction to Whale Watching
Location:
Estimated Time Commitment:

4

Waitukubuli National Trail: Segment 14
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Summary: Capuchin to Cabrits National Park (WNT Segment 14)
Location:
Canna Heritage Park, Capuchin, Begin Segment 14
Cabrits National Park, Saint John Parish, End Segment 14
Time Commitment (2):

5 hours

Journey Distance:

10.8 km / 6.7 miles

Waitukubuli National Trail: Segment 13
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Summary: Penville to Capuchin (WNT Segment 13)
Location:
Penville, Saint Andrew Parish, Begin Segment 13
Canna Heritage Park, Capuchin, End Segment 13
Time Commitment (2):

3.5 Hours

Journey Distance:

8 km / 5 miles

Waitukubuli National Trail: Segment 12
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Summary: Borne to Penville (WNT Segment 12)
Location:
Borne, Saint Andrew Parish, Begin Segment 12
Vieille Case
Penville, Saint Andrew Parish, End Segment 12
Time Commitment (2):

7 hours
Difficult - Recommended for strong hikers who are very experienced.

Journey Distance:

9.5 km / 5.9 miles

Waitukubuli National Trail: Segment 01
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Summary: Scott’s Head to Soufriere (WNT Segment 1)
Location:
Scotts Head, Begin Segment 1
Soufriere Sulfur Springs, End Segment 1
Time Commitment (2):

4 - 6 hours

Journey Distance:

7 km / 4.4 miles

Victoria Falls
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Summary: Spectacular East coast Falls.
Location:
Delices
Time Commitment (2):

3 - 4 hours

Trafalgar Falls
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Categories:            
Summary: Beautiful twin waterfalls
Location:
Trafalgar Falls

Titou Gorge
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Summary: Small waterfall deep in a gorge.
Location:
Titou Gorge, Laudat
Time Commitment (2):

5 mins

Popular for:

Swimming up the gorge

Titiwi Festival
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Summary: Titiwi Festival
Location:
Layou River

The Boiling Lake
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Summary: One of the largest of its kind in the world
Location:
Laudat
Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Time Commitment (2):

6 - 8 hours

Sunsets
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Categories:         
Summary: Beautiful sunsets!
Location:

Soufriere Village
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Summary: Fishing village in the south of the island.
Location:
Soufriere, Saint Mark Parish
Estimated Time Commitment:

1

Popular for:

Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, Hiking, Viewpoints and Dive Fest

Soufriere Sulphur Springs
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Categories:         
Summary: Sulphur Springs
Location:
Soufriere, Saint Mark Parish, Dominica
Estimated Time Commitment:

1

 

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