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Address: Tobago
Phone Number: 868 635 2000
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This 10-acre coral reef and the tropical fish that inhabit it have long...

This 10-acre coral reef and the tropical fish that inhabit it have long been popular among tourists, but have suffered in recent years from the many visitors.

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$60*
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Tobago Buccoo Reef Glassbottom Boat Tour
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$77*
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Glass Bottom Boat Cruise at Buccoo Reef

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A must see for first timers

This is a very popular destination for tourist. Therefore you must book in advance when you visit Tobago during peak season.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Sephanyah P
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Couva, Trinidad
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the secrets of Tobago which is known worldwide Closely guarded by locals A tourist fantasy and delight Wonderful experience

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Couva, Trinidad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very popular destination for tourist. Therefore you must book in advance when you visit Tobago during peak season.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We took a tour on "Power 2" which was a purple and green polka dot boat. I believe the captain was called Martineau (spelling?). The captain was very knowledgeable about the reef and wildlife and was very witty. The reef itself was impressive as was the nylon pool. We specifically wanted a boat without music and we got one but... More 

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I am no reef expert but this looks to be over-trafficked. It is shallow and much of it seems to be dead, very little coloured coral. Fish are there but not exactly teeming. Glass-bottomed party boats, some quite noisy, are frequently over it. I didn't snorkel as it was a bit too choppy. Interesting experience including Nylon Pool but wouldn't... More 

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Thank stanmansurrey
Houston, Texas
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This is chock full of beautiful fish and a huge coral reef. There are tons of glass bottom boats that will take you out there.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I have never had as much fun and seen as much beauty as the beaches and clear water in those in Tobago.

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Addlestone, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I was so excited about this excursion we booked with our cruise but I wasn't all that impressed. We went out and the sea was clear and beautiful and the views were stunning. The boat itself was fairly old but seemed to be okay. When we got out to snorkel the sea was very choppy and it was hard to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Our glass bottomed boat captains were extremely patient with my minimal-swimming experience. They gave me a life jacket as well as a life ring to balance myself and feel connected to the boat.This eased my fears and feelings of drowning. I watched beautiful fish and coral for MUCH longer than I anticipated. I would highly recommend. However, remember that your... More 

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1 Thank Jessica T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Everytime I visit Tobago I must go on a tour to Buccoo Reef on the glass bottom boat that allows u to see the corals and beautiful fish. This time we went with Cool Runnings. Snorkeling is available for those who want to do so. The corals aren't as beautiful as they used to be because of human traffic but... More 

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Thank Candice L
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We went to Pigeon Point on a quiet day (Mondays are the only quiet days) and managed to get a deal on hiring a whole glass bottomed boat to ourselves. A fantastic journey out to the reef seeing the wonderful coral and the myriad of tropical fish. We then went to the Dark pool, a deep hole in the sea... More 

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