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Buccoo Reef

Address: Tobago
Phone Number: 868 635 2000
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Glass Bottom Boat Cruise at Buccoo Reef
79%
Ranked #19 of 55 Attractions in Tobago
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Reefs, Outdoors
Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
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Owner description: This 10-acre coral reef and the tropical fish that inhabit it have long been popular among tourists, but have suffered in recent years from the many visitors.
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San Fernando, Trinidad
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The Reef is amazing to see. Lots of fish and coral. However I think over the years the corals have died due to mishandling by people standing on them and breaking them off. I think the locals are more aware of the issue now and try to prevent people from doing such. The glass bottom boat tours take you here... More

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Broadbeach, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

How to get there: - Did as part of a glass bottom boat 1/2 day tour from Store Bay (also available from Pigeon point) - So many companies offer to come here with a variety of options (whole/half day, with a barbeque/punch etc) - The cheapest option is to visit the a tour booth in Store bay that is run... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The nylon pool was great when we stopped to get in the water. Please get some crab and dumplings when you go to Tobago such a great dish. Please visit pigeon point beach also you would love it.

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This boat was overloaded, the Captain / tour guide was very rude and continuosly insulted passengers. They had snorkeling gear for about 20 people out off 130 passengers. They gave the snorkelers approximately 10 minutes and then they were rudely called back unto the boat. Note: Do not pay more than $75.00 for your boat trip. The barkers will say... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Boat leaks through glass. Not enough snorkels. Sexist jokes bad taste in front kids.go back to jamaica sir .you give my country bad name.

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Balmaha, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Snokelling here is just as good as diving. Beautiful tree lined beaches but beware of the machineel apples, I was lucky having only taken a small bite and got away with diarrhea, just standing under the tree in rain can be dangerous. Whilst there is little to do in the village the goat racing course is not to be missed.

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Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Driving into Crown in order to park to get onto a boat was a bit of an ordeal. We already had arrangements with the hotel we were staying in and so were looking for a particular person. As I pulled into park we were stopped by a large group of young men tapping on the window. Expecting to receive information... More

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The reef is all it is cracked up to be. Such a shame if you are unable to snorkel because the marine life - coral and the fish are beautiful beyond belief. The colours are fantastic. You can wear a life vest and hold on to a rope if need be. I must have been the oldest by years. Getting... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

After having seen the herds of boast with live music and packed with people which come from Store Bay and Pigeon point I can only advise you: go to Buccoo village, 11.30 am. There is only one glassbottom boat from Christopher, for 20 Dollars a full two hours tour. Christopher has a lot of knowledge and takes you to the... More

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Port of Spain, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

In March 2014, a group of four family members and one friend visited Tobago. On Friday March 7, we ventured off to Store bay to access a boat to take us to Buccoo a Reef and Nylon Pool. Unaware of the official booth manned by the Trinidad and Tobago Tourist Authority, we headed to one of the many touts deceptively... More

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