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Dominica announces development of Wacky Rollers Adventure Park

Adding a new and exciting element to Dominica’s already diverse eco-tourism offerings, the Dominica Tourist Office has announced the development and opening of the Wacky Rollers Adventure Park.ÊScheduled to open in November 2004, the Park will be a world-class nature tourism facility, not to mention a novel activity, consisting of a system of platforms, cables and trails, both athletic and leisurely and of varied difficulties for all skill levels, laid out in harmony with the natural environment. Participants will advance from tree to tree via suspended platforms that are connected by cables and incorporated into the trees in the forest, crossing over varied formations of footbridges, zip-lines and even a Tarzan jump, all of which has been integrated into the landscape.ÊÊ Ê

For families interested in visiting the Park, a children’s park for kids 4 years and up with a wading rock pool will also be offered.ÊThe Park will offer both entertainment and educational opportunities along with a picnic area near the Layou River for local or sleep over groups who may wish to extend their stay for the day or even participate in other activities such as tubing or kayaking.

“Recently we have seen a growing interest in returning to nature and to an active lifestyle in concurrence with a boom in natural and athletic tourism,” said Sharon Pascal, Dominica’s Director of Tourism.Ê“As the first and only such park in the Eastern Caribbean, the Wacky Rollers Adventure Park will augment the Island’s positioning as an eco-tourism and adventure destination, fill the need for more family-oriented activities and give Dominica’s international marketing efforts a further boost, creating yet another reason to visit the Island.”Ê