Attractions in Calibishie

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From mountainous landscape to lush forest, and even featuring a small fishing village, the Calibashie region of Dominica is diverse in its offerings.  This diversity continues into the activities that abound.  Days are easily filled on the rocky shores watching the surf splash onto the rugged beaches, hiking through nature trails, or visiting some of the less dominant cultural landmarks in the area. 

Beaches

Woodford Hill Bay

You will discover several beaches to consider visiting in the area. Regardless of whether you enjoy people watching, or you prefer a more secluded spot, you should be able to find just the right beach. You can click on the name of the beach to get additional information concerning that specific beach.

Black Sands Beach: The sand and Black Sand Beach is fully sand, not a dirt-sand mix that is common in other beaches with black sand. This makes the beach a wonder to see (and feel), especially if staying in the northern part of Dominica.

Another alternative for beach-goers to consider is Woodford Hill Bay. It's no trouble getting to this beach as it's visible from the main road. It's near the town of Woodford Hill and you'll recognize it by the rocky cape on it's eastern side.

Walker's Rest Bay: Walker's Rest Bay is a picturesque beach of Dominica with an isolated feel. It's flanked by gorgeous rock cliffs, has rocky gray sand and it faces the Atlantic, so the current can be strong.

Calibishie includes plenty of other beach choices. Click to visit our page concerning beaches for Calibishie.

Museums

If you like to learn about other places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum during your time in Calibishie.

A common landmark for vacationers is Kalinago Cultural Village. It is situated 9.0 mi. Southeast of central Calibishie. Discover the indigenous peoples of Dominica through the Kalinago Cultural Center. This large museum spread out like a village presents the heritage of some of the last remaining traditionalist natives on the island of Dominica.

The table below offers some key facts concerning a museum nearby.

Museums Near Calibishie
Name Phone Location Island
Kalinago Cultural Village (767) 445-7979 9.0 mi. Southeast of Central Calibishie Dominica

Natural Attractions

Brenner Falls is one of the more frequently visited natural attractions. A wonderful family adventure awaits anyone willing to get a little wet! Brenner Falls is a secluded waterfall that has dug itself into the cliff it is falling from, forming a "U" shape in the cliff with the waterfall at the back.

A second attraction that you might enjoy is Morne Diablotin National Park. Established in the year 2000, Morne Diablotin National Park serves as a safe haven for the Sisserou Parrot, the symbol of Dominica that has sadly been driven to the verge of extinction.

These examples are only a few of the options that are available. To get more information on natural attractions in and around the area, click here.

 

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