The Discover Dominica Authority is pleased to announce a brand new toll-free number for callers from the United States and Canada. Whether it be a question about the Island, how to get there, entry requirements, accommodations, activities, or anything else you can ponder about the destination, your questions can now be answered with one simple toll-free phone call!
Visitors from North America are encouraged to take advantage of the toll-free number 1-866-522-4057, which is answered by tourism representatives from the Discover Dominica Authority, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. UTC-time, which is the same as Eastern Standard Time and one hour ahead of Daylight Savings Time. Callers who telephone during off-hours will be greeted by a voicemail message prompting them to leave their mailing address to receive brochures, or asked to call again during business hours to receive personal service and assistance with tourism-related items.
Known as “The Nature Island” and located between the French islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique in the Eastern Caribbean, the independent nation of Dominica (pronounced “Dom-in-eek-a”) is the largest and most mountainous of the Windward Islands, encompassing an area of nearly 290 square miles. Of volcanic origins with mountains reaching heights of nearly 5,000 feet, rainforests that are considered among the last true oceanic rainforests in the world, more than 365 rivers, waterfalls, boiling lakes and pristine coral reefs, Dominica’s natural diversity is truly unique. Dominica is also home to the last remaining settlement of the Indigenous Peoples of the Caribbean - The Carib Indians. A place where man and nature live in harmony, adventurers and nature lovers alike will revel in the Island’s eco-tourism options which include scuba diving, snorkeling, mountain biking, kayaking, horseback riding, nature tours, hiking/trekking, whale, dolphin and bird watching, sailing and fishing.
Dominica continues to be recognized for its attributes and sustainable tourism efforts, including being the first country in the world to receive Benchmarking designation from the prestigious eco-tourism organization Green Globe 21 and ranking as the only Caribbean destination in the top five happiest countries on earth in the Happy Planet Index (compiled by Britain’s New Economics Foundation).