Dominica is one of the countries located in North America, with a lot of beautiful sandy beaches and a relatively small population. This country is one of the visa-free countries for Nigerians, which offers a stay of up to six months.
Affectionately known as the ‘Nature Island’, Dominica is a paradise for hikers and dream destination for divers.
It is a place of incredible natural beauty and easy going Caribbean charm. Dominica is home to a sensational bounty of natural attractions and a population of more than 70,000 people.
Popular attractions include Trafalgar Falls, Boiling Lake, and Titou Gorge
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Essential information you need to know before your trip
|Currency||Eastern Caribbean Dollar|
|Language||English / Kwéyòl|
|Hub Airport||Douglas–Charles Airport (DOM)|
|Travel Adaptor||Type D & G|
Why Visit Dominica?
You’ll feel as if you’ve entered an underwater universe preserved specifically for you in the waters surrounding Dominica.
Thriving coral gardens will take you to intriguing walls and pinnacles, all attributable to the island’s ancient volcanic activity.
This is a genuinely one-of-a-kind underwater experience, and it is also the most well-known place to dive and snorkel in Dominica. It is called Champagne Reef after the geothermal bubbles that shoot through the rocks here.
Morne Trois Pitons National Park is the jewel of Dominica. Wander between giant ferns and wild orchids in search of boiling lakes, mysterious gorges, enchanted spring pools, and mesmerising waterfalls.
Stretching for about 180 kilometers, the Waitukubuli Trail is the longest hiking trail in the Caribbean. Hike through steamy tropical rainforest and camp under the stars on this dream route.
Things to do in Dominica
Amazing adventures awaits you, whether it’s the rush of exploring pristine coral reefs teeming with life, contemplating the cool tranquility of laying behind a rainforest waterfall, or reconnecting with a world full of unique history and authentic Caribbean culture.
There are so many ways to discover Dominica. If you need a little guidance, see the list below to ensure you get the most out of Dominica.
- Diving Trips
- Health and Wellness Activities
- Hiking and waterfalls
- Cruise Day Trips
- Amazing Outdoor Adventures
- Roseau Valley Hiking Adventure and more!
Best time to visit Dominica
Dominica experiences a humid tropical climate almost year-round. The rainy season lasts from July to October and the dry season from January to May.
The hurricane season runs from June to November. The best time to visit Dominica is during the dry season when the hiking trails are lush and inviting and the island bustles with activity.
This is a great time to explore the natural landscapes and enjoy al fresco dinners and fruity cocktails beneath the tangerine tinge of Caribbean sunsets. Notable events include: Carnival (February or March), World Creole Music Festival and Independence Celebrations (late-October / early-November), Dominica Festival of Arts (April to June), Dive Fest (July), and the Nature Island Literary Festival (August).
With about two-thirds of the island covered in lush tropical rainforests and the surrounding ocean blooming with colorful creatures and coral reefs, it is not hard to see why it has earned the title “Nature Island of the Caribbean”. Dominica is a place where nature reigns.
Even tour operators can’t help but be captivated by the natural beauty of this Caribbean paradise – they refer to rain as ‘liquid sunshine’.
If your idea of an idyllic holiday is hiking beneath the emerald canopy of tropical jungles in search of shimmering spring pools and swimming beside graceful rays and seahorses, then Dominica is the place for you.
It is also considered one of the ’10 Best Caribbean Destinations for Adventure’. Some of the exciting things you can do on Dominica include sailing, surfing, tubing, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, paddle boarding, freediving, horse riding, deep sea fishing, and canyoning.
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