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Address: Tobago
Phone Number: 868 635 2000
Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Description: This 10-acre coral reef and the tropical fish that inhabit it have long...
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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Glass Bottom Boat Cruise at Buccoo Reef
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Interesting Boat Trip - Buccoo Reef & Nylon Pool

At ferry dock in Scarborough you'll find many taxi drivers vying for your business. Some trying to rush you in to their taxi. Caution - most taxis offer to take you to Store Bay... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Loved Buccoo reef, vibrant with miles and miles of coral reef to see. You can aslo go the Nylon Reef from here and that in itself was an awesome experience. We also went snorkelling in the ocean and wished we had a waterproof camera with us.

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Trinidad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The place is beautiful, mind-blowing, breath taking and simply awesome. The Tour guides are friendly and pleasant and certainly knowledgeable in their are areas. I enjoyed snorkeling the most. It was F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C. All I can say you MUST walk with is a #waterproof-camera. Videotaping the Beauty of the Reefs through the glass bottom boat #colourdiffers. I guarantee you will want... More 

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Elmwood Park, Illinois
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The ferry took as through the Coral reef where some like to snokel Please be careful as this coral is sharp and will cut. Then we were taken out to the reef which is no more than 3 feet thereabout. in the middle of the ocean! The water is very healing. Also, the boat instructors will help persons in/out the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great place to visit,the tour guides are very knowledgeable.The boats used are glass bottomed and you can see all the different types of coral formation and the pretty fishes from the bottom of the boat.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The corals are mostly dead due to lack of conservation... The glass bottom boat was filthy and the glass dirty so you could not see things very well. The boat goes very near the corals which seems not very ecologically sound. I regret going on a trip, and hope the area becomes better protected in the future

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Arima, Trinidad
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29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Highly recommended if you visit Tobago you have to visit the reef or your vacation is not complete. A must visit.

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Calabasas, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place has lots and lots of corals. Its good to scuber dive.You are picked up here to go to the Nylon Pool

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USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

At ferry dock in Scarborough you'll find many taxi drivers vying for your business. Some trying to rush you in to their taxi. Caution - most taxis offer to take you to Store Bay to catch a ride on a Glass Bottom boat for taxi price of 80TTD. The "real" taxi price for such a trip for locals is 7TTD... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I was suggested by friends from Trinidad to take the glass bottom boat tour to the Buccoo Reef and the Nylon Pool and it was a great experience. Was unlucky with the weather as it started pouring while we were on the boat, but it was great nonetheless. We couldn't do any snorkelling at the Reef as the weather was... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Booked a day trip with Dexter from island man tours who we met on Pigeon Point beach. There were ten of us on a motorboat and it felt very private. Tour included guided tour of coastline from the boat, three lots of snorkelling where we did manage to see lots of fish; snorkelling equipment really good too. Only saw one... More 

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Address: Tobago
Phone Number: 868 635 2000
Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago

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