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3 Transformational Achievements to Take on in Dominica

One of the largest trends in travel today is to seek out transformational experiences around the world. However, not all life-changing getaways are made equal. Instead of sightseeing or checking countries off their bucket list, people are now yearning to accomplish something and challenge themselves. And Dominica just so happens to be the perfect place to achieve your travel goals. Below, get a glimpse of three transformational experiences to achieve while visiting the Nature Island.

Hike the Longest Trail in the Caribbean

There’s hiking, then there’s hiking the longest trail in the Caribbean. The latter, of course, is a definite reason to celebrate. Challenge yourself on Dominica’s Waitukubuli Trail, which is comprised of 14 sections that cover 115 miles of untrammeled rainforest. Meander through lush flora, past waterfalls and over rivers; experience Dominica’s vibrant history in the Kalinago Territory; open your eyes to colorful, endemic birds flying above; and, when it’s all said and done, return home with a rich story to tell.

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Jump Into Titou Gorge

Canyoning is one of the most worthwhile and eye-opening experiences, and there’s simply no better place to rappel than in the world’s one and only Nature Island. Conquer your fear of heights and embark on an unforgettable Titou Gorge adventure as you zig zag through the river valley, descend down waterfalls, climb volcanic cliffs and plunge into deep pools. Exploring the island’s magical depths offers unmatched physical and spiritual fulfillment.

Canyoning

Scuba Dive at the World-Famous Champagne Reef

Dominica is one of the most coveted destinations worldwide for diving and Fort Young Hotel sits at the threshold of the island’s best sites. Both beginners and deep sea thrillseekers flock to the world-famous Champagne Reef for a diving experience that’s entirely unique to Dominica. Complete with volcanic bubbles and untouched coral reef, the site is reminiscent of its epithet—Champagne—transporting you to a realm of underwater enchantment. Whether one wants an experience to talk about for years to come or one to hold near and dear forever, Champagne Reef never fails to deliver.

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What's Happenings

Dominica is home to some of the best diving in the Americas and Fort Young Hotel is pleased to partner with Cline Group, led by dive expert William Cline, to launch Fort Young Dive. The new dive operation will be based from the shoppes at Fort Young with dives departing daily directly from the hotel’s […]

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Rich in lush, unspoiled landscape, the Caribbean nation of Dominica is proudly known as the “Nature Island”—a title that the country does not carry lightly. Recently, in an effort to preserve the island nation’s cherished flora and fauna, the government announced that it intends to completely ban common plastics, single-use Styrofoam cups and Styrofoam food […]

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Situated on the magical coastline of the Caribbean Sea, Fort Young Hotel has attracted professional and amateur scuba and free divers from around the world to enjoy some of the most beautiful underwater sites. Fort Young Hotel is renowned for its marine experiences and was recently featured in Caribbean Journal by virtue of its jaw-dropping […]

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