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Tobago Forest Reserve

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11. 280638, -60. 585973, Tobago
+1 868-759-2880
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Beautiful

Full of lush vegetation and such a scenic drive. It is one of the oldest rainforest in the world... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LaShaun R
Private tour- relaxing and easy walk Gibson trail

We chose to go with a private tour recommended by someone at our hotel- his name was Elvis and he... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Laura M
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Established in 1763 to combat European deforestation of the island, this was the Western Hemisphere's first forest reserve.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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11. 280638, -60. 585973, Tobago
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+1 868-759-2880
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of lush vegetation and such a scenic drive. It is one of the oldest rainforest in the world. You are sure to enjoy visiting this natural wonder

Thank LaShaun R
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We chose to go with a private tour recommended by someone at our hotel- his name was Elvis and he took us into the rainforest himself. It was a dryer day so we didn't need to wear boots ( normally you rent them when it...More

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Our Seabourn Odyssey cruise ship stopped here and arranged the tour. Randolph was our guide, a very knowledgeable (and religious) guy. The walk in took about 1.5 hours at a very leisurely pace. About an hour to get back. We saw just a few birds,...More

Thank WILLIAM B
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We had a 2hr guided tour with Junior Thomas, who was so animated about the bird life, fauna & flora that it actually lasted 2.5 hrs. Junior advised that as it had not rained for about 5 days we would be fine in our flip-flops...More

Thank Qwertyv
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

A very educational and eye opening adventure into the depths of Tobago’s forest interior with a well informed guide in the shape of Junior Thomas. An abundance of BirdLife as well as fauna & floral described in detail by an enthusiastic expert. Loved every minute!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Mr Thomas is an experienced certified guide with 19 years of service. My sister and I were joined by a Swedish couple for a short tour of the beautiful forest and Mr. Thomas was very kind, careful (we are seniors) and made sure we wore...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We happened upon the reserve and an excellent guide, Fitzroy, who accompanied us on a short 1/2 hr hike to the 1st waterfall. He is very knowledgeable and shared with us lots of information about the plants and birds. Trinidad and Tobago are amazing for...More

Thank luckydawnV
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Our day out with Darlington was a very memorable one indeed - he is very knowledgable about the forest and its many inhabitants and is only more than happy to share this knowledge with you spiced up with some of his personal anecdotes. I asked...More

Thank Ranmal B
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place. A proper rainforest with huge numbers of birds. For me a guide was essential to attract and spot the birds. I went back on my own and still had a fun time but didn’t see anything like as many. Hunting...More

1  Thank Terry L
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We're not bird people but you can't come to Tobago and not visit the rainforest. We'd hired a car for 2 days and drove to the Gilpin Trail entrance on the map. To be honest I was wary of getting hassled by people professing to...More

1  Thank Mark C
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Marcel B
22 February 2018|
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Response from Catherine S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we did it as a cruise excursion
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Nicholas C
10 January 2017|
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Response from Alan D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Yes $TT
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