You depart the port and proceed to Morne Bruce (picture stop) before visiting the Botanical Gardens. You then travel in a westerly direction before entering Canefield Estate and then proceed to the Emerald Pool. The Emerald Pool is fed by a cascade which plunges off the edge of a fern-covered cliff. You will enjoy the refreshing atmosphere and for those who wish to experience a refreshing bath you may. Drive to Coye's place for refreshments and convenience. The hike to the Emerald Pool takes about 15 minutes.
The tour departs the quayside and travels along King George V Street turning south unto Independence Street and on to Historical Morne Bruce. Morne Bruce is an ideal vantage point from which to get a panoramic view of the entire town of Roseau and the Botanical Gardens, which is adorned with exotic plants and beautiful flowers. You will visit the Botanical Gardens in the company of your experienced tour guide. You then travel in a westerly direction through the city and drive for about fifteen minutes before your enter Canefield Estate the home of one of the two airports on the island and then proceed to the Emerald Pool, acclaimed as the most beautiful site on the island and situated in the heart of the lush rainforest in the island’s interior.
The tour turns inland onto the Imperial Road passing fern covered hillsides along the winding road up to
Pond Casse’. From Pond Casse’ the trip heads up the Morne Trois Piton National Park, home to the
Emerald pool. The fifteen minute walk along the tarish-covered trail through tropical plant, flowers and ferns leading towards the pool is the best and easiest introduction to the tropical rain forest. The Emerald Pool is a small pool fed by a delicate cascade which plunges off the edge of a fern-covered cliff. Visitors will enjoy the refreshing atmosphere of this cool crystal-clear blue-green grotto, and for those who wish to experience a refreshing bath in the Emerald Waters, you may do so at leisure….
The tour then goes down to Coye's Place, a homely little restaurant and bar for refreshments and rest room
service. You head back to Roseau, via the Layou Valley and the West Coast Villages and back to the ship.
Please note that this tour is not recommended for guests with acute respiratory problems