The Botanical Gardens

The large gardens have been part of Dominica since the 1890's, and since than have been a popular spot to visit on any trip to the island. Since the garden's founding, it has grown to include different sections, as well as a bird sanctuary where you can go and look for the rare and colorful birds that have made this garden their home.

The gardens offer trails that take you through different sections that separate plants, namely native and exotic. The plants are not the only view offered here though, as the walk will take you to a lookout hill where you will claim an amazing sight of the surrounding area.


Located in Roseau, a few hundred yards northeast of downtown Roseau, The Botanical Gardens always welcomes guests who are rooming in this town or an adjacent area. Whether or not you are staying in the vicinity, you should consider stopping by to check it out.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most enjoyable options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is having fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of the gardens. Italia Restaurant, which serves Creole food, is also the most convenient option for visitors of these gardens. It is just about a quarter mile away from these botanical gardens, so stop by and eat up! Ruins Rock Cafe and Lionstone Creole are a couple other food and drink options near The Botanical Gardens where travelers will have the chance to enjoy the local foods and culture of Dominica.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find at least one or two additional activities in the area, including Parrot Sanctuary, which is within driving range in Roseau. You might also want to consider checking out Windsor Park, which is another nearby attraction.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't get bored. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.

Attractions Near The Botanical Gardens
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Parrot Sanctuary -- 0.1 mi. (0.6 km) S Roseau
Windsor Park -- 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) W Roseau
Jean Rhys House Historic Site 0.3 mi. (0.7 km) WSW Downtown Roseau
Government Cemetery Historic Site 0.3 mi. (0.9 km) S Roseau
St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral Historic Site 0.3 mi. (0.8 km) SW Downtown Roseau
Lindo Park -- 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) NW Roseau
Cathedral of Our Lady of Fair Haven Historic Site 0.3 mi. (0.9 km) SW Downtown Roseau
The Methodist Church Historic Site 0.4 mi. (0.9 km) SW Downtown Roseau

Location: Roseau, Dominica


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