Soufriere Scottshead Marine Reserve, Scotts Head

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#17 of 27 in Wildlife in Dominica
Observe the picturesque multicolored houses in the fishing village of Soufriere Scottshead Marine Reserve, a World Heritage Site where the Caribbean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Take a hike to the point for stunning views of both oceans, and snorkel in these protected waters to find a vast quantity of marine life and corals. If you're feeling brave, snorkel a short way out to witness a dramatic drop off into the depths and note the differing life there. Be aware that occasionally pushy and uncertified guides roam nearby, and you won't need one to enjoy this lovely environment. For Soufriere Scottshead Marine Reserve and beyond, use our Scotts Head day trip planner to get the most from your Scotts Head vacation.
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  • Once you get to the end of the road, before the rocks, park anywhere on the side. You can drive (4WD) or walk up the peninsula to see the cannon and get some good pics of the view. If you want to go s...  more »
  • A very nice place for all snorkeling friends suitable Super atmosphere and shadow the enough in the South it will be very hot
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  • The mini ride on the small dreary from Scott's head worth a visit for the unusual view that one has of there top. Don't hesitate to climb to the highest point!
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