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Little Tobago

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Address: Tobago
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Description: A tiny island off the coast of Tyrrel's Bay, also known as Bird of...
A tiny island off the coast of Tyrrel's Bay, also known as Bird of Paradise, that has been transformed into a wildlife reserve popular among birdwatchers.
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Exciting island

Very intrested tour to this island and whatch birds, lissards , even a snake we saw. Then snorkel. Rough sea to and from the ilsand with a little boat. So if you are easy sea... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Pargasmannen
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Pargas Finland
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Pargas Finland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very intrested tour to this island and whatch birds, lissards , even a snake we saw. Then snorkel. Rough sea to and from the ilsand with a little boat. So if you are easy sea sick, avoid.

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Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

A private guide (Peter Cox) took us to Little Tobago on a glass bottom boat. While one person explored Little Tobago (birdwatcher) with the guide, the girls did some snorkeling right outside the island, another family member were diving with another crew. The birdwatcher was very happy with the visit to the island and saw birds that she wouldn’t see... More 

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fleetwood
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The boats to Little Tobago left from our hotel so travel was easy. We went with Troy's boat as Randy had been recommended to us as a great birding guide. He gave excellent info as we sailed over the reef and disembarking the boat. Unfortunately the sea/waves didn't listen to him and it was quite 'hairy'. The birds were fantastic... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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152 reviews 152 reviews
102 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Have been to this island twice 2006 and 2008 fantastic birdwatching nesting red billed frigit birds the highlight. Bonus was james bond house and snorkling massive brain coral giant clams and loads of fish. Really excellent trip.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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264 reviews 264 reviews
110 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I love Little Tobago. Its a small islet off the northeastern tip of Tobago and great as a day trip, about 1/2 hour by boat. There are a few slightly challenging walking trails to the cliff tops where seabirds can be viewed. Used to be the home of some birds of paradise, but alas no more.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The island is just 15 minutes boat ride from Speyside coast. The view of the islands around from the water is magnificent. Little Tobago is a very small island and its just a 15 minute easy hike up to the top. Once you get up there, the view is simply breathtaking. We saw some 200 tropical birds swarming around. Its... More 

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San Fernando, Trinidad
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

If you're interested in eco tourism then this would be a great stop. The guide points out various birds and plants and spiders, some not seen anywhere else. They also give you the history of the Bird of Paradise which the island got its first name from. Great little hike.

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Broadbeach, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

How to get there: - We did as part of a glass bottom boat tour with Franky's Tours (from Batteaux bay, within Blue Waters Inn Resort), which also included snorkelling in Angel's Reef (cost 150TT) Little Tobago: - Small island, quite dense (thus quite humid) - Paved path/steps to top, with nice views Our Tour: - Guide showed us various... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

excellent trip including glass bottom boat, snorkelling / swimming if desired + visit to the bird sanctuary of little tobago island . excellent views, guide had brilliant binoculars to view red footed boobies, tropical birds etc. fairly steep climb to the top.

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Norwalk, CT
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Lovely preserved natural island. have a good guide to point out the many critters, such as the trap door spidrs, hermit crabs, lizards, and - ah yes, the birds. so many, doing their thing all around you.

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