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Old March 8th, 2010, 04:12 PM
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Question Sailing Victory Jan 2011

What things are there to do walking distance from pier? Any good beaches nearby? Thanks any info is helpful.
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Old March 8th, 2010, 06:28 PM
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You could walk through Roseau to the Botanic Gardens. The best/closest beach to Roseau would be at Mero. It's black sand and a good hour drive from the port.
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What things are there to do walking distance from pier? Any good beaches nearby? Thanks any info is helpful.
Hey FINS UP ...My hubby and I are on the same cruise as you are. I started a Roll call, but there's no one else on there , come and check in.

I've read that Dominica really isn't the beachy-ist island. We're still looking for something to do too.



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Old April 21st, 2010, 09:42 AM
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There are 9 active volcanoes in Dominica. It receives 350 inches of rain per year.

The beaches aren't the attraction, its the insanely beautiful and lush rainforrest and undersea life.
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Old April 21st, 2010, 02:21 PM
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If you're looking for something to do, check out Beno's tours. He can be reached at benonaturetours.com or through email bnpascal@gmail.com

My wife and I sailed victory in June 2009, and had an amazing experience with Beno, who took us to many of the major attractions that day for a very reasonable price. We couldn't have asked for a more enjoyable and accomodating tour guide/tour.
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I've read that Dominica really isn't the beachy-est island. ===> Understatement of the year?
We're still looking for something to do too.
Dominica isn't yer typical turquoise-watered "Caribbean" island, okay?

You gotta think differently for this one.


Dominica is about rainforest and waterfalls.


You want beaches? That's St.Maarten, Antigua, Barbados --but not Dominica!

Suggest you go thru the Memorable Dominica pics thread and get some idea of what it's like.
You'll notice there are very few beach pics for this island.

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Contact Woody Lawrence for his version of the Island..... Look at his reviews on this Dominica thread.... adquatics@yahoo.com is his email .... http://woodydominica@shutterfly.com ... also facebook.... Woody Dominica
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Carnival Liberty ~ 1 Nov 15
(St. Thomas-Barbados-St. Lucia-St. Kitts-St. Maarten)
Carnival Breeze ~ 28 Feb 15 (St. Thomas-Antigua-San Juan-Nassau)
Carnival Splendor Repo - SJU/MIA ~ 1 Nov 14 (St. Croix-Martinique-Grenada-Dominica-Grand Turk)

Carnival Breeze ~ 4 May 14 - (Key West-Grand Cayman-Cozumel)
Jewel of the Seas ~ 8 Feb 14 (Tortola-St. Maarten-St. Kitts-Dominica-Barbados)

Carnival Glory ~ 1 Nov 13 (Nassau) PLATINUM CRUISE

Carnival Breeze ~ 22 Sep 13 (Grand Turk-Ocho Rios-Nassau)
~ Back to Back ~
Carnival Breeze ~ 14 Sep 13 (Grand Turk-San Juan-Tortola-St. Thomas)
Carnival Victory Repo - SJU/MIA ~ 27 Jan 13 (St. Thomas-Aruba-Curacao-Nassau)
Carnival Liberty ~ 3 Nov 12 (Cozumel-Belize-Roatan-Grand Cayman)
Norwegian Dawn ~ 25 Jan 12 (Samana, DR-Tortola-St. Maarten-Antigua-Dominica-Barbados-St. Kitts)
Carnival Victory ~ 11 Sep 11 (St. Thomas-Barbados-St. Lucia-St. Kitts-St. Maarten)
Carnival Victory ~ 23 Jan 11 (St. Thomas-Barbados-St. Lucia-St. Kitts-St. Maarten)
Norwegian Dawn ~ 15 Nov 10 (Grand Cayman-Cozumel)
Carnival Victory ~ 31 Jan 10 (St. Thomas-Dominica-Barbados-St. Lucia-St. Kitts-St. Maarten)
Navigator of the Seas ~ 5 Dec 09 (Labadee-Ocho Rios)
Carnival Victory ~ 25 Jan 09 (St. Thomas-Dominica-Barbados-St. Lucia-St. Kitts-Antigua)
Adventur of the Seas ~ 27 Jan 08 (Aruba-Curacao-Dominica-St. Thomas)
Norwegian Jewel ~ 14 Jan 07 (San Juan-St. Thomas-Great Stirrup Cay)
Norwegian Sun ~ 20 Jan 06 (Cruise to Nowhere)
~ Back to Back ~
Norwegian Sun ~ 17 Jan 06 (Grand Bahamas-Nassau)
Carnival Victory ~ 30 Jan 05 (Cozumel-Grand Cayman-Ocho Rios)

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