Welcome to Roseau


Roseau’s streets are lined with historic stone-and-wood buildings in states ranging from ramshackle to elegant. Look closely and you'll spot a blend of French, Spanish and English architectural elements such as porticoes, louvers, hurricane shutters and verandas.

Roseau is best explored on foot, especially since many sights are clustered around the cruise-ship dock along Dame Eugenia Charles Blvd (also known as Bayfront). The most historic section is the French Quarter, south of King George V St. A bit further south are the coastal suburbs of Newtown, Citronier and Castle Comfort. The latter especially has a number of dive operators and dive lodges.


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$62.99 Shore Excursions

Dominica Shore Excursion: River Tubing Safari

While you are in port in Dominica, spend your time tubing down one of the island’s many rivers. You’ll be picked up from your ship port, and driven 25 to 30 minutes to the launch site. A safety briefing comes first, and then you will be provided with your life vest, modified inner tube and paddle before you jump in the river. When everyone is in the water, your guide will set you free to start your journey, gently spinning and twirling in the current, moving down the beautiful river.Pause briefly to enjoy a popular Dominican activity, river bathing – swim in the clear, refreshing water for a few minutes before getting back in your tube and continuing along until your exit point.Your expert guide is only a shout away if you need anything – your comfort and safety are very important and will be ensured. When your back on dry land, at the Hillsborough Reception Center, you’ll enjoy some refreshments, including famous rum punch and fresh local fruit.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to Roseau for your ship’s departure. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$62.99 Shore Excursions

Dominica Shore Excursion: Half Day Jeep Safari

If you are a nature-lover, this is the Dominica shore excursion for you. While you’re in port in Dominica, spend your time on a Jeep safari – expert tour guides will escort you through Roseau (the capital), Morne Bruce (for some Dominican history and a picturesque view of the capital) and the botanical gardens (for an encounter with the national parrot, the Sisserou).Feel Mother Nature’s influence on this Caribbean island as you wind through the mountains to the renowned Wotten Waven Sulphur Springs to view remnants of the island's volcanic activity. Hop back on the Jeep and enjoy an exciting ride further into the island’s rainforest to Ti Tou Gorge, situated in the village of Laudat. Here you will see a mountain crevice where hot and cold streams intermingle into a plunging rock pool, perfect for an exhilarating swim. Ti Tou Gorge is an outlet of a fresh water lake that is one of the few mountain crater lakes in the Caribbean. The open-air Jeep will take you off-road for a few minutes into this tranquil area with less than a one-minute stroll to the most unusual natural site.If you are really adventurous, you can swim between the mountains of the gorge to see a breathtaking crystal clear waterfall – a fitting highlight of your rainforest safari.Complimentary rum punch and fresh fruit will be served before the return to your cruise ship port.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to Roseau for your ship’s departure. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$115 Outdoor Activities

Middleham Falls and Ti'tou Gorge Half-Day Excursion

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Middleham Falls, Roseau, Saint George Parish, DominicaMost amazing falls in the Eastern Caribbean and the tallestDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Titou Gorge, DominicaSimply magical. It's okay if you cannot swimDuration: 1 hourPass By: Dominica Botanic Gardens, Roseau, Saint George Parish, DominicaEstablished in 1889 for recreation and agricultural research. Its first curator was Charles Murray of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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Dominica Shore Excursion: Wacky Rollers Adventure Park

Get off your cruise ship and head out on a Dominican adventure. When you arrive in port in Dominica, take the Wacky Rollers Shore Excursion to the rainforest, where you’ll travel through a challenge course among the trees. When you get to the park, you’ll receive safety instructions and a demonstration by professional guides who will show you how to use the equipment. Clad in safety gear, including a helmet, harness and gloves, you’ll take off! Move along the trail, advancing from tree to tree via suspended platforms. You will complete obstacles like the Indiana Bridge, Monkey Bridge, the Duck Walk and other footbridges and zip lines. For the daring, try the Tarzan jump; the course ends with a zipline across the Layou River and back.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to Roseau for your ship’s departure. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$125 Outdoor Activities

Boiling Lake Challenge

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Titou Gorge, DominicaA beautiful watering oasis that must be experienced Stop At: Boiling Lake, Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Saint Patrick Parish, DominicaA lifetime experience while in Dominica Duration: 1 hour

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Roseau City Tour Including Botanical Gardens

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Waitukubuli Adventure Tour Co., Roseau, Saint George Parish, DominicaOffice Duration: 2 minutesPass By: Dominica MuseumThe historic city of Roseau shred by the French and then the English Pass By: Fresh MarketRoseau City Fresh Food Market is a colorful and active fresh food market in the heart of the city. Stop At: Dominica Botanic Gardens, Roseau, Saint George Parish, DominicaEstablished in 1889 as a park and agricultural research centerDuration: 35 minutesStop At: Morne Bruce, Roseau, Saint George Parish, DominicaA lookout point over the city of Roseau Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Roseau Valley, DominicaA drive up the valley towards the Village of Trafalgar Stop At: Trafalgar FallsDominica's most popular twin waterfalls Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Screw's Sulfur SpasA drive over to the village of Wotten Waven to view its hot springs and geothermal activities Duration: 20 minutes