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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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Great for spotting sea birds

We spent a couple of hours on Little Tobago as part of a day's bird-spotting with Newton George. An excellent spot to watch Magnificent Frigatebirds, Red-billed Tropicbirds and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
GillyBeaker
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We spent a couple of hours on Little Tobago as part of a day's bird-spotting with Newton George. An excellent spot to watch Magnificent Frigatebirds, Red-billed Tropicbirds and Laughing Gulls swooping and fighting over fish. The glass-bottomed boat trip across to the island allowed us to see coral, reef fish and a couple of turtles. Very enjoyable.

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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Our tour guide Randy was so excited for the tour it rubbed off on us! He was so sweet and careful getting on and off the boat and teaching us how to snorkel! He knows plenty about birds, plants and he even has some very funny stories about growing up on Tobago. We took a glass bottom boat and went... More 

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Pargas Finland
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 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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185 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 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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156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 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
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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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54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 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
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 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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Address: Address: Tobago
Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Northeast Coast

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