Sunday 17 February, 2019

Dominica enlists help of tourists in voluntourism campaign

Image: Pixabay/Nici Keil

Image: Pixabay/Nici Keil

People interested in visiting Dominica while helping the island to rebuild after the ravages of Hurricane Maria can now do so under a new voluntourism campaign.

Interested people can book packages directly with Cobra Tours for the restoration of one of Dominica’s premier tourist attraction sites – The Indian River.  The Indian River was featured in Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. 

Cool Breeze Tours also offers packages to clear segment 10 of the Caribbean’s first long distance walking trail – the Waitukubuli National Trail.

The Indian River Package is for five nights in either standard or superior accommodation and includes transportation to and from the site and three meals daily. Packages start at US$600 per person. A 40 percent discount is offered for monthly stays and a 15 percent group discount is available for bookings of 10 or more rooms. Interested persons can contact Cobra Tours and Yacht Services at or; telephone numbers 1 767 245 6332, 1 767 614 4874, and 1 767 245 6382.

The Waitukubuli National Trail package is suited for groups and individuals who can assist with clearing segment of the trail.  Specific skills needed include use of chainsaws, cutlass and other garden tools.  Packages include accommodation, breakfast and take away lunch and dinner.  Special group rates are available. Guests will be accompanied by experienced guides.  For more information on this package, contact Cool Breeze Tours at or or 1 767 245 1776.

For more information on Dominica, contact Discover Dominica Authority at 1-767- 448-2045; or, visit Dominica’s official website:, follow Dominica on Twitter and Facebook and take a look at their videos on YouTube.


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