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Little Tobago

Tobago
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Islands
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
67 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Caught a ride on a glass bottom boat from Blue Waters Inn for just $150 TT which included a short tour of Little Tobago and snorkeling (gear provided by boat, no additiobal fee) on the reef directly in front of Little Tobago. A protected nature reserve, you ascend steps carved out of the jungle up to a point giving good... More

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We were in Tobago in November 2013, so, to be fair, it WAS the rainy season with super-high humidity. While we were on the island there was no breeze at all, so we were dripping with sweat before even starting up the steep trail. We saw only one bird - underwhelming for sure.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We toured the island of Tobago with a guide and we had lunch at Jemma's Tree House which has an excellent view of Little Tobago. We were there to write an article on the destination for the magazine The Light Magazine. The restaurant has an excellent view of the island and we also visited Blue Waters Inn which also overlooks... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We are keen birders, and loved our trip to little Tobago. A guide is definitely recommended. We went with Peter Cox Nature Tours, and I would highly recommend going with him if you are interested in wildlife. He was very professional and a nature enthusiast, and he even took us to see a bird we had never seen before (blue... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We just turned up at the hotel looking to get onto a trip across to the island (they go at 14:00 according to the lady at the Bird Watchers restaurant), and were met by Jordan who got us on the right boat. The trip across was fast and not too bumpy although I understand others have had rough crossings. The... More

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Delmar
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Took a glass bottom boat out to the island with birding guide, Newton George. Hike the island seeing all kinds of spectacular birds, many nesting. Came upon a pommerac tree with ripe fruit and enjoyed each juicy bite. A must see.

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Newark, Delaware
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

There is a lot to see on the air, land, and water, but you won't see nearly as much without a guide. The hiking was fun and we saw land crabs. The real draw was the bird life. Some of the bays are home to several varieties, including rare birds. Once we were done we went snorkeling in the calm... More

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Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Hans Philips is a great tour guide! We met him at Store Bay and after a friendly conversation decided to do the Bird of Paradise Island Tour. Ours was a party of six that included 4 young adults ranging in age from 18 to 21. Hans picked us up at 8:30 a.m. from our residence in Lambeau and we drove... More

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san francisco
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230 reviews 230 reviews
119 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Took a trip to Little Tobago.....Loved it, but then I am a bird watcher. The island is a bird sanctuary. Hired Nelson George as my guide....excellent choice. The boat ride over is uneventful, but getting off the boat at the dock is a little challenging. You hike about three miles (total round trip) on the island to get to the... More

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