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Tobago Forest Reserve

Address: 11. 280638, -60. 585973, Tobago
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Ranked #1 of 55 Attractions in Tobago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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, Nature & Parks
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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A visit to here will convince you that have done tropical jungle and that it's worth saving. It is a good investment to take a guide. we ventured in once on our own and enjoyed the experience but we learnt so much more and saw so much more with a guide. We finished up at his place sitting on his... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Wonderful experience of walking, climbing and looking at so much beauty in Tobago's lovely rainforest with Harris McDonald - who was so knowledgeable - thank you!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I was lucky enough to join a prebooked tour with Newton George. Those 4 hours were the highlight of my Oceania Cruses off ship experiences. I am an amateur bird watcher who was awed at Newton's spotting ability. His excitement at seeing his favorites was intoxicating. The 5 of us could not have been more pleased with our stimulating tour.

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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
19 helpful votes 19 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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