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The Carib Territory

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enjoyed it the guide was willing to talk to you one on one

The only thing I missed was the dancing because they only do it on the days were large groups are... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
bayetdelatour
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Jacksonville, Florida
Interesting cultural visit pity impact of hurricane

This is the only place in the world where you can see some descendants of the original inhabitants... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
rickyspa1
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London, United Kingdom
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The descendants of the Caribs, the first inhabitants of Dominica, or Waitukubuli, as they called it, live in eight villages in this reservation.
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

This was a great place to visit it wasn’t open completely but we were able to get a tour by a young man there. He was very informative and give us a very good tour. Learnt a lot about the history of the Kalinago people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Albert F
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The only thing I missed was the dancing because they only do it on the days were large groups are coming in

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bayetdelatour
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

This is the only place in the world where you can see some descendants of the original inhabitants of the Caribbean before the arrival of Colon. The Caribs or Kalinago as they were originally called have a reserved in the North East side of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed June 15, 2018

As a journalist interested in writing about Kalinago (Carib) culture, I was very keen for a genuine, immersive experience. I booked a home stay with Irvince and Louisette Auguiste of Touna Village. Sadly, Hurricane Maria was not kind to their home but they have been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

This is a very well done cultural center. I highly recommend taking a tour guide. Be sure to have lunch after the tour before you leave the property. It is devine!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Desiree B
Reviewed April 5, 2017

From RCCL cruiseline we preordered the Town & Coutry Drive. We had an open air "Taxi" just 16 of us trhu town and westwards, then up in the hills and Mountains for beautiful view and Pictures.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Rooty2013
Reviewed March 31, 2017

was a short visit didnt see much people around wasnt a busy day tourism in this country is seasonal. but it has very lovely sites, beautiful huts its a must see atleast once

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank STFlame
Reviewed March 28, 2017

We were very interested to learn that some of the original native Americans still have their area in this remote part of Dominica. It was interesting to learn of their history and to tour the reconstructed houses and see how they crushed sugar cane and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank DougS51
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Great place to learn about the Kalinago people´s history and Culture. We had a guide who told us a lot about the kalinago people. We also saw a dance show. Great handicrafts are sold directly by the women who makes it. Good prices.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Anna R
Reviewed January 18, 2017

The Carib territory (Kalinago Barana Aute) teaches history that you never knew before. From in the days before Christopher Columbus came to the Caribbean, you get a glimpse into the lives of the Amerindian people and their culture.Preserved in a natural habitat, its beauty is...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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chrisj2641
Warminster, Pennsylvania
Carib Territory (5 Replies)
Does anyone know if there are any excursions to the Carib Territory. Supposedly they are the indigenous peoples of Domicia
May 05, 2018|
Response fromgregnlynn|
possibly in Dominica..but this is the dominican republic..two different islands
34Dom
Colorado
Robbery, Safety in Carib Territory (4 Replies)
A friend on a tour bus from a cruise ship docked in Dominica was robbed in Carib Territory. The bus was held up at gun point and all passengers were robbed of all posssessions, including clothes. Has anyone else heard of this instance or of others? Is safety in the Carib Territory a problem or anywhere else on the island?
June 29, 2006|
Response fromChuteman|
Just came back from a trip to Guadeloupe & Dominica by sailboat + car. We spent 4.5 days in Dominica & did not feel any serious threats. You will be approached by "guides" real or fake trying to arrange tours or trips in specific areas like the Indian River. At times, it can be annoying but a sense of humor, friendliness & assertiveness will usually be enough. We toured at least 2/3rds of the island & one day spent 7 hours touring various parts including the Carib territory...More