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amzing day

The river tubing was amazing a bit slow in place but very rapid in other, great day was had. paddle... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Preston, United Kingdom
A Blast

This was more fun than a barrel of monkeys. You are dating yourself if you remember that. I booked... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Warren D
Peterborough, Canada
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Deep and rugged gorges along the Layou River provide visitors with stunning scenery and adventure activities.
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

The river tubing was amazing a bit slow in place but very rapid in other, great day was had. paddle only for pushing off from nearby rocks.

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This was more fun than a barrel of monkeys. You are dating yourself if you remember that. I booked onboard our ship in order to make sure to get a spot. The road in was quite rough; but the beautiful scenery more than made up...More

Thank Warren D
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Traveled on the Oceania Line and booked this tour off the ship. First we had a tour of the island and then we stopped to hike up to view Trafalgar Falls. Next stop was the river tubing experience and it was so much fun. After...More

Thank ahendren
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We signed up through our cruise ship, Norwegian Pearl, and were taken on an interesting bus ride to the Layou River Gorge. There were about 50 tubers from our ship plus another group in front and one following. Our group had 5 local young men...More

2  Thank Daver46
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Mv Ventura 6th - 20th December. Second visit to Dominica. Last time we walked through the Botanical Gardens to Mourve Bruce which was very pleasant and gave good views. This time we payed for the P&O river to sea kayaking down the Laylou River. This...More

1  Thank Yorkie054
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

It was our second time on this Majestic island and this excursion was perfect. The staff was good and sugar cane afterwards was a nice treat.

Thank Jbramlett
Reviewed 4 February 2014

I tricked my wife into this excursion. She was nervous at first but the guide was great and she had a blast. Water level was good for tubing and the weather was perfect. Thanks for the great trip.

3  Thank NorthWoodsFamily
Reviewed 24 January 2014

My mother and I chose this excursion at the last minute while on a cruise. We have done several rafting trips before and highly enjoyed them. This is not rafting, but river tubing. As long as you're able to get in and out of an...More

2  Thank kiwinaag
Reviewed 10 April 2013

this two hours of downstream tubing was offered to us as a cruise ship excursion and well worth the $59 US$ per person we paid. The bus ride to the "embarkation" spot was scenic and, with a guide providing general information about the island, enjoyable...More

4  Thank SALMD
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Took the Tubing excurision Jan 2013. People of all ages were on this trip. Your tube is large with handles. Helmet & life vest are worn. There were many helpers along the river to push you back into the rapids if you strayed to close...More

6  Thank Shirley S
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