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 thinking about enjoying the scenery at a leisurely pace, you will find a few businesses that can help. Navigate here to read our page dedicated to bike and scooter rentals.


Al Dive

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 different dive sites to choose from. To reach our full guide to diving opportunities in this area, check out this page.


Like to go fishing? There are a couple of charter operators located in this area. You can go to this extended discussion about fishing in the area if you're seeking additional specifics.

Sailing and Boating

Check the table below for information concerning local providers that can enable you to spend some time out 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'd like to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators visit this page.


If your group includes some avid shoppers they can check out some of the 54 retail stores in the area. Use this link to view our page dedicated to shopping in Roseau.


Dominica Museum

Most visitors spend some time exploring the sights, sounds and culture of Roseau. The area has 10 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Nature enthusiasts may enjoy spending some time at the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. Click here to visit our discussion of area sightseeing and attractions.

Details concerning a firm that will help you have a great time enjoying the local sights can be found directly below.

Sightseeing Services In Roseau
Name Type Phone Location
Antours Travel and Tour Operators (767) 440-5390 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
Whitechurch Travel Agency Travel and Tour Operators (767) 448-2181 Downtown Roseau


If you like the idea of going snorkeling there's good news -- you'll have the chance while vacationing in Roseau. Follow this link to view our guide to local snorkeling opportunities.

Other Activities

Dive Dominica

Details concerning many other activities are shown in the following table.

Other Activities In And Around Roseau
Name Type Phone Location
Al Dive Snorkeling Equipment Rental Service (767) 440-3483 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Bayfront Scenic Trail -- Downtown Roseau
Champagne Reef Snorkel Snorkeling Equipment Rental Service (767) 440-5085 4.2 mi. South of Central Roseau
Dive Dominica Snorkeling Tour Operator (767) 448-2188 0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Fort Young Hotel Snorkeling Snorkeling Tour Operator (767) 448-5000 Downtown Roseau
Irie Safari Snorkeling Tour Operator (767) 440-5085 4.1 mi. South of Central Roseau
Nature Island Dive Snorkeling Tour Operator (767) 449-8181 Soufriere, 5.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Roseau

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