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 intrigued by the idea of seeing the sights with the wind in your face, there are several places that can help make it happen. To read more about bike and scooter rentals, visit 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.

There are 4 dive operators and at least 9 different dive sites to choose from. If interested, you can get comprehensive information about diving opportunities in this area, can do so by clicking on this link.

Fishing

Island Style Fishing Charters

Want to catch some fish during your vacation? There are two charter operators located in this area. To visit our detailed guide to deep sea fishing, go to this article.

Sailing and Boating

Take a minute to read the table below for a listing of area firms that can help you spend some time on the open water.

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 want to find out about area marinas and charter operators click here.

Shopping

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If there are some shopping fanatics vacationing with you, they're not totally out of luck -- more than 54 retailers operate in this area. To find out about opportunities for shopping in Roseau, check out this page.

Sightseeing

Dominica Museum

You might want to set aside some time for exploring the sights, sounds and culture of Roseau. The area has 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Travelers who enjoy spending time outdoors will probably have fun visiting the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. Visit this article concerning area sightseeing attractions if you want to get additional facts.

The chart directly below shows information on a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.

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 you enjoy sightseeing underwater there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Roseau. To read more about snorkeling opportunities, read this article.

Other Activities

Information concerning a few other activities are listed directly below.

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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