Activities in Roseau

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A heavily populated town that features streets interspersed with both Victorian homes and modern buildings, Roseau is a popular destination among tourists.  The architecture is just the beginning of the world of opposing forces that blend so beautifully here.  While a historic walking tour, shopping the Old Market, and diving are obvious activities, there is more.

Roseau is backed by lush, green mountains and hiking is high on the list of activities to pursue among able-bodied and adventurous tourists.  Trails snake about town and through the mountains, and one of the most popularly chosen hiking tours take visitors up through the mountains, past Breakfast River, Morne Nichols, and the Valley of Desolation among other sites, and lasts between seven and eight hours. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

Busy roads can make riding a bike or scooter a bit dangerous in Roseau, but it is possible. If you are set on renting one, consider doing do as part of a tour or excursion, so you have a guide to help you navigate the city.

If you are considering seeing the sights with the wind in your face, there are 3 rental agencies that can help make it happen. To visit our page about bike or scooter rentals, see this page.

Diving

Roseau Diving

Taking shape from the same volanic activity that formed the island, the dive sites surrounding Roseau are populated with cliffs, canyons, and other extreme geological features.

You'll find 4 dive services and at least 9 interesting dive sites in the area. To read a more complete discussion of diving in this area click here.

Fishing

Island Style Fishing Charters

Enjoy fishing? There are a couple of charter operators located in this area. Readers can find out more about fishing in this area can do so by visiting this page.

Sailing and Boating

Additional information about local providers that can help you enjoy some time on the water can be found in the following table:

Boating Opportunities In Roseau
Name Phone Location
Anchorage Dive and Whale Watch (767) 448-2638 1.1 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Dominica Marine Center (767) 440-2628 1.1 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Waitukubuli Adventure Tour Co. (767) 440-2628 Downtown Roseau
Waitukubuli Eco Tours (767) 275-7001 Roseau

If you'd like to learn about local marinas and charter options visit this page.

Shopping

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If you're vacationing with some shopping aficionados they can explore some of the 54 retail stores in the area. Read this page if you want to get information concerning shopping in Roseau.

Sightseeing

Dominica Museum

Another great activity is spending some time experiencing the culture, sights and sounds of Roseau. Interesting sights include 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Nature lovers might have fun visiting the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. Visit this extended discussion which is all about area sightseeing attractions if you'd like to find additional information.

Glance through the table just below to read more about a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

Sightseeing Services In Roseau
Name Type Phone Location
Antours Travel and Tour Operators (767) 245-0886 Downtown Roseau
Jon Vee Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (767) 449-6463 Downtown Roseau
Jungle Trekking Adventures Travel and Tour Operators (845) 367-4264 Roseau
Raffoul Luxury & Nature Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (767) 448-2895 Downtown Roseau
Sun Link Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (767) 448-1606 Downtown Roseau
Waitukubuli Adventure Tour Co. Travel and Tour Operators (767) 440-2628 Downtown Roseau

Snorkeling

Roseau Snorkeling

If spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun you're in luck -- you'll have the chance while vacationing in Roseau. You can learn more about opportunities to go snorkeling by clicking on this link.

Other Activities

Information about a few other activities are shown here:

Other Activities In And Around Roseau
Name Type Phone Location
Bayfront Scenic Trail -- Downtown Roseau
Wacky Rollers Adventure Park Amusement/Theme Park (767) 440-4386 6.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Roseau
 

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