For a bird’s-eye view of Roseau, travel up the side of Morne Bruce and look out over the lovely vista.
At the Botanic Gardens to see Dominica’s native Jaco and Sisserou parrots. View the top of Trafalgar Falls, cascading side-by-side out of the deep gorges which they have carved, and take a 20-minute walk up a trail, past ginger plants and vanilla orchids, to the viewpoint above the river.
Pass fern-covered hillsides en route to Trois Pitons National Park, and the small Emerald Pool. The trail leading to the pool is through tropical rain forest. The Emerald Pool is fed by a delicate cascade and is one of the country’s best-known landmarks.
Wear comfortable walking shoe suitable for damp, rocky paths, gravel, roots and rocks. You can also view the pool from a point a short distance along the path. Minimum age is 5 years.