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Roseau
Dominica

Roseau is the capital of Dominica. The “Island of Nature,” as it is known, has several acres of rainforest, 12 major waterfalls and 172 species of birds. The country gained independence from Britain in 1978.

Useful Information

Language

English is spoken everywhere and you will also hear Creole.

Currency

XCD
Eastern Caribbean dollar

Currency Converters:  
Bing   CAD   USD   EUR  
XE

Time difference

UTC: -5

from New York: None

from San Francisco: +2h

from London: -5h

Tips

A 15% tip will be appreciated in restaurants.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celcius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
21 70
25 77
29 84
1184.75
February
21 70
25 77
29 84
773.00
March
21 70
25 77
30 86
833.25
April
22 72
26 79
31 88
793.00
May
23 73
27 81
31 88
1054.25
June
24 75
28 82
31 88
2108.25
July
23 73
27 81
31 88
31112.25
August
24 75
27 81
31 88
2409.50
September
23 73
28 82
32 90
2449.50
October
23 73
27 81
31 88
2198.50
November
22 72
26 79
30 86
1787.00
December
21 70
25 77
30 86
1335.25

Where is locate the Port of Roseau

The **Port of Roseau** is located in the heart of the city near shops, restaurants and transport. The Port of Woodbridge Bay is sometimes used and is 1.5 km from the city.

Travelling around the port of Roseau

Driving is on the left. If you rent a car, you will need to get a driver’s license.

A minibus service circulate around the island. Just wave to the driver for the bus to stop to allow you to board.

Other ports in the area

Activities in Roseau

Landmarks

Our Lady of Fair Haven Cathedral

The volcanic stone construction of the Cathedral took 100 years.

Nature

A UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. You can see several falls and the Emerald Pool

Museums

Roseau Museum

The museum includes objects, toys, furniture and photos that bear witness to life in Dominica. Part of the exhibition is devoted to the volcanic nature of the island.

Activities

Old Market

The Old Market Square, converted into a place to buy souvenirs.

Botanical Garden

Located a 10-minute walk from the harbour and comprising 50 species of trees and its famous bus embedded in the trunk of a tree. Behind, if you walk up the steps of Jack’s Walk and follow the trail, you’ll have a stunning view of the city.

Excursions in Roseau

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