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Tobago Forest Reserve

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11. 280638, -60. 585973, Tobago
+1 868-759-2880
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Birds are colourful but well-hidden

Our visit was during the rainy season, and this is rainforest, so we got wet. Definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Oxford, United Kingdom
Overall review of Tobago: Snorkeling / Rainforest / Waterfalls

Don’t waste your money on Tobago - the pristine island that once was. Tragic! We spent about a week... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Established in 1763 to combat European deforestation of the island, this was the Western Hemisphere's first forest reserve.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“newton george” (22 reviews)
“junior thomas” (16 reviews)
“gilpin trace” (14 reviews)
11. 280638, -60. 585973, Tobago
+1 868-759-2880

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Our visit was during the rainy season, and this is rainforest, so we got wet. Definitely worth wearing suitable clothing. A good guide is essential - we went with Newton George who was exceptional. He could spot small birds hidden in the canopy when we...More

Thank JGRJ
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Don’t waste your money on Tobago - the pristine island that once was. Tragic! We spent about a week in Tobago in early August 2017. What a disappointment: Angel reef and Buccoo reef are dead. Largest brain coral in the world? Peeled off like an...More

5  Thank Travel_Pisachi
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Had a fabulous walk - guided by Junior Thomas from Unique Tours. Was a quiet time - I wouldn't recommend if your visit clashed with cruise trip visits! Really enjoyed the serenity, birdlife and awe inspiring bamboo.

2  Thank Ted13
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Walked some of the Gillian trail in a group. It's like travelling to prehistoric times and there's plenty of wildlife to see and hear along the way. Definitely recommend leaving the road and walking one of the trails.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 16 May 2017

In Tobago for my son's wedding 2 weeks ago. Tour of the rain forest with our guide Junior was a highlight. Interesting and informative and would recommend you don't miss this unforgettable experience when you go to the island

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We met Fitzroy by chance as we were driving through Bloody Bay. He offered to take us on a walk through the protected rainforest, which was about 2.5 hours. We took the Gilpin Trail which starts near to the Visitor Centre and finished about 4...More

1  Thank not_now_kato
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We asked Fitzroy to take us on a guided walk in the Main Ridge Forest, and to the Twin River Falls. He did exactly what we asked - and he was knowledgeable, charming and patient when we sometimes struggled to see small birds. We had...More

1  Thank Jules591219
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We had a great visit to the rainforest and our guide Darlington was a mine of information. He clearly is very passionate about preserving the rainforest for the future.

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fantastic Trip to the forest reserve with Newton George as a guide. You could walk here on your own but I know if I had I would never have seen the wildlife that I did on the tour. I would say that if you are...More

Thank bex400
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We hired Fitzroy Quamina, he was very nice and he knows the forest very well. He knows birds but he's not a bird expert, I would recommend him if bird watching was your first interest. We did a 3 hour walk in the tropical forest,...More

1  Thank Framptonxx
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