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The Emerald pool is with out doubt one of the most popular attractions, and is perhaps one of Dominica’s most photographed natural site.

Emerald pool as its name suggest is also known as ‘Crystal Pool. This small waterfall and natural pool is located on the northern edge of the Morne Trois National Park, is filled with glistening clear spring water.

Buses pass the Emerald Pool on their way to the villages of Castle Bruce and Carib Territory, and can be caught be the west outbound bridge in Roseau. Bus fare:EC$6.50 adults and children EC$3.25.

If traveling by car, once at the Pont Casse roundabout take the road to Castle Bruce and Carib Territory. Lookout for the road sign on the left-hand side of the road at the junction.

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Take a short stroll through the rainforest along a easy track, which takes you through magnificent overhanging trees and lush vegetation. Midway of the hike there’s a spectacular overhead view of the pool to the right.

Emerald Pool Plants

Some steps up and then eventually down, lead to the waterfalls. Be careful, the rocks around the pool can be very slippery – use your hands to maintain your balance and follow the signs.

Emerald Pool

On warm and sunny days the crystal water turn greenish blue and turns pale green in the evening. Bring along your swimming suit and a towel because you’re going to be utterly seduced by the intensity of the pool’s turquoise colored water, and taking a cool refreshing swim is a definitely a must. Beware that the water is quite chilly, but once you are in, it is quite a good experience. 😀

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TRAVELNATION takes you down into the deep eastern Caribbean to the island of Dominica. Home to steaming valleys, and the world’s second largest boiling lake, 365 rivers rushing to the sea, national parks and lush vegetation! And below the sea, the clear Caribbean waters, volcanic formations and rich marine life make for exceptional diving, snorkeling and whale watching.

Come visit the nature island of Dominica, the passport to the less explored Caribbean.

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The Discover Dominica Authority alongside Digicel presents Creole & All That Jazz on Sunday, May 23rd from 2:00pm to 8:00pm at the Cabrits National Park. Price EC$40.00 – children under 12 enter for free.

Performing Artistes: Arturo Tappin, Christian Laviso, Conjunto Puerto Rico, Fanatik, and Jazz Walk Quarlet.

Creole & All that Jazz is the place to be on Sunday May 23. Something for the entire family! Bring along your folding chairs and throw blankets. For more information call the DDA at (767) 448-2045.

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