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This trip today was a nightmare from the word go.
Firstly the tickets are a haggling process with the men at the front agreeing to $300 TT for 5 adults and a child. This was renegged to $350 TT later.
1. The boat broke down...More
We arrived at Pigeon Point looking for a Buccoo Reef tour as recommended by local friends.
As soon as you arrive at Pigeon Point, different people will walk up to you asking if you want a tour.
We were promised a tour of the reef,...More
Yea the reef is dying but it's still beautiful. The rough seas will be due to the time of the visit and the tide. If you the boat from buccoo reef you can also go snorkeling on the sand there are small reefs along the...More
I am a scuba diver and have seen significant reef around the Caribbean sea and wanted to give my wife and her niece and nephews (non-divers) an opportunity to see some underwater reef formations and wild life in a near shore and relatively shallow ocean...More
Take a glass bottom boat out over the reef and you see some spectacular fish, unfortunately the reef itself is dying and is all bleached, we did get to see 'Brain Coral' which was amazing.
we also did some snorkelling but it was a bit...More
There is a glass bottom boat that takes you to the nylon pool. It sails at 11 and the captain tour is very informative. You can see the beautiful fishes after which you bathe at the pool and snorkel around the reef. The sunset is...More
Having visited Tobago 25 years ago we were eager to once again visit Bucco Reef and the Nylon Pool. We duly booked our place on one of the Glass Bottom boats and headed to the reef. What a different reef we encountered 25 years on....More
At Pigeon Point Beach we were offered a chance to go on a glass-bottomed boat tour of the local Reef as well as Nylon Bay. Unfortunately they flat out lied about the boat and jetty we would be on so we ended up on a...More
You won't need a car seat on the Cool Runnings boat that my wife and I went on in December. If you want to snorkel then obviously someone will need to stay with your son. The trip that we were on also visited the Nylon Pool... More
You won't need a car seat on the Cool Runnings boat that my wife and I went on in December. If you want to snorkel then obviously someone will need to stay with your son. The trip that we were on also visited the Nylon Pool, which is nothing more than a shallow bank just past the reef, and families did take their young children off of the boat there for a short while.
Response from mrandmrscressy | Reviewed this property |
There are tour operators right outside of the park and there are tours that leave from Store Bay. All the tours that I saw seem to have two times. One usually around 9 or 10 am and a second tour around 2pm. The... More
There are tour operators right outside of the park and there are tours that leave from Store Bay. All the tours that I saw seem to have two times. One usually around 9 or 10 am and a second tour around 2pm. The cost is 100TT/ person for the tour and 20TT/ person to get into Pigeon point. A taxi would be your best bet. The tour it's self it pretty short cause the reef and the nylon pool are right beside each other. Just depends how long the tour operator gives you at each place. Hope that helps!
We spent two weeks on this beautiful island. Hired cars and drove the entire way around the island on various days. Have visited most of the beaches and bays (reviews posted under things to do). We stayed in villa sans souci on the Tobago plantations - lovely! Eight in our party including four teenagers. Plenty to see and do and we always felt safe. Locals friendly and helpful. Ate at Kings Bay Cafe, Kariwak Village, Pasta Gallery, outside at Buccoo Reef on Sunday School night - all...More
August 21, 2013|
So glad you had an great time Sharon! Thanks for sharing. I still love driving up north just to take in the views and explore new eats. Hope you got to try some good roti too!
Argyle Falls and Buccoo Reef (2 Replies)
We are going to be in Tobago in April. I have heard of Argyle Falls, but don't exactly know where it is. Is it a place you can find by yourself or do you need a guide. What kind of hike is it to the falls? Also, is Bucoo Reef only for divers or would a snorkler be able to see marine life? Do you have to take a tour or charter to the reef? Thanks for any help[ you can offer!
March 09, 2009|
Argyle Falls is lovely and a pretty easy hike, but I would highly recommend a guide; when I last went there four years ago, with two companions, we hired a guide there and were glad we did. At times there can be some rather unsavory people in the area harassing tourists, and having a guide keeps them at bay. I believe Buccoo is quite shallow and good for snorkeling (haven´t dived there). I think most people take an excursion on a glass bottom boat or something and snorkel from it. I don´t...More
November 2013 Weather (0 Replies)
I am going in November and I understand that it is rain season, but I want to know is it contentious rain or certain times of the days that it rains... also I am going to see the rain forest and the Buccoo Reef BBQ and am wondering if it going to be busy if the weather holds up?