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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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Birdwatching james bond snorkling

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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222 reviews 222 reviews
86 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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
19 helpful votes 19 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
23 helpful votes 23 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
37 helpful votes 37 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is a small island northeast of Tobago and also know for bird sanctuary. But don't expect to see many birds here like the ASA Bird sanctuary in Trinidad. There's only a handful of birds and if you're lucky like us we saw motmot bird, laughing sea gull nesting, etc. This is an island with thick virgin forest and it's... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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276 reviews 276 reviews
172 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

A nice (if a bit rough) boat ride out to Little Tobago, you get a nice view of Tobago Island. The hike up the side of Little Tobago might be a bit steep for some, but won't be a problem if you're in shape. The viewpoint atop Little Tobago is a wonderful place to see seabirds. Although you get a... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Took this trip with Peter Cox, being bird watchers it is a must trip to go on, even if the birds are not your thing it is still an experience with lots to see. On leaving Tobago to get to the island you go over the reef in the glass bottomed boat, where the captain explains everything you see and... More 

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