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Tobago Forest Reserve

11. 280638, -60. 585973, Tobago
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Ranked #2 of 55 Attractions in Tobago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching
Owner description: Established in 1763 to combat European deforestation of the island, this was the Western...
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Type: Forests, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching
Owner description: Established in 1763 to combat European deforestation of the island, this was the Western Hemisphere's first forest reserve.

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

A highlite of our trip was a ride through the Tobago Forest Reserve. We hired a guide and a vehicle as the reserve itself is very large and you really need someone to show you around. The tree in the picture is the oldest one on the I sland and is growing so fast that it is trearing up the... More 

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Montreal
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Would highly recommend him over any other guides if you are into birding. He is a pro! He spots birds in the trees while he is driving and stops. He makes sure everyone has taking photos and has seen the bird. Very patient.

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somerset
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Fantastic experience through the rainforest. Lots to see and hear. Darlington was fantastic, very knowledgeable. A wonderful morning experience.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

no fruit on trees thus there were no birds, we went during wrong season. but otherwise quite interesting

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Malaga, Spain
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Maybe this is dependent on your guide but ours was brilliant. A six foot eight Rastafarian, called Edwin, who looked real scary but turned out to be a smashing guy who when he found out my wife was having trouble with the rough ground treated her like his own grandmother. He really knew his subject and taught us a lot.... More 

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Tobago
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

its natural untouched absolutely green and wonderful this is a nature lovers paradise, lots of wild life and birds even a fresh water spring

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Great experience - specially with local guide. Must visit while in tobago and fully enjoy the nature - flora and fauna. Better to go on your own and hire guide there.

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My wife and I were collected from our hotel at the crack of dawn by Newton in his own car and the three of us set off for an absolutely wonderful morning of walking and nature. Although the journey may have started quietly ( not helped by my over indulgence in rum punch the night before ) this guys happy... More 

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Kent
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Booked a bird watching trip in the forest with well known guide Newton George. He was great! Had binoculars for us - we are amateurs! And made sounds to call the birds. His knowledge is extensive and he also is quite famous in his field. If you are thinking about going here give him a call or email to arrange... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We were taken through the ferrets reserve by an excellent and very knowledgable local tour guide, Darlington Chance. Darlington has been doing tours for over 10 years now and really knows his stuff. He gives a detailed explanation of all the flora and fauna and wildlife as you walk through this beautiful majestic area dripping with bright green and golden... More 

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