Caribbean Tourism

Diving & Marine Life

Hurricanes

In 1979 the island was devastated by Hurricane David, 37 people were killed and 60,000 were left homeless. Much of what David left standing was felled by Hurricane Allen the next year. In 1995 Dominica was hit by three storms in August and September. Storm Iris damaged roads and spoilt some crops and Hurricane Luis destroyed many roads, seafronts and...

Diving & Marine Life

Dominica is highly regarded as a diving destination and has been featured in most diving magazines as ‘undiscovered’. Features include wall dives, drop-offs, reefs, hot, freshwater springs under the sea, sponges, black coral, pinnacles and wrecks, all in unpolluted water. Due to steep drops the sediment falls away and visibility is excellent, at up to 30 m...