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Main Ridge Forest Reserve

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Rain Forest

How lucky we were to be walking through the forest and get rain coming down. This place is so... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2019
Prince Albert, Canada
Don’t miss!

Went on the Gilpin Trace with the most wonderful guide, Michael. His knowledge of the nature and... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2019
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Jan 26, 2019
“Rain Forest”
Jan 1, 2019
“Don’t miss!”
This mountainous rainforest covers the length of the island and is home to an incredible amount of biological diversity.
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

How lucky we were to be walking through the forest and get rain coming down. This place is so peaceful and beautiful. Our guide showed us a few birds through his telescope and I was lucky enough to have seen what I was told a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Went on the Gilpin Trace with the most wonderful guide, Michael. His knowledge of the nature and its inhabitants were abundant - he was very good in showing us the hidden gems and spotting birds. Do not miss a visit to the rain forest, and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DoktorRock
Reviewed July 16, 2017

I wasn't overly excited about the rainforest and the Gilpin Trace as I'm more happy when I'm in the water and wanted to get cracking to The Nylon Pool which was next on the list of things to do that day. Our guide, Harris McDonald,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

Took a nice hike to a small waterfall (much too small to swim in). Went with a local tour guide which I would highly recommend since he told us about the vegetation and birds we saw (of which there were many!). If you are going...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jenna M
Reviewed May 9, 2017

The Gilpin Trail enters the Forest by a tatty board around a mile on the Roxborough side of the Visitors Centre. A guide will point out a number of things to you but one is not essential. You can't get lost; there is no division...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank rerp
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

This is an easily accessible rainforest. The roads are good and the path fairly easy but you will need sturdy shoes. I would recommend Fitzroy Quamina 6607836. He is good at spotting birds, knows the calls and nesting sites.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank DSwetherby
Reviewed March 25, 2017

My partner and I had a lovely walk through the Main Ridge Forest Reserve. This is a "must" while in Tobago. Fitzroy was very knowledgable about the birds, plants, and the history of the reserve. He was also very friendly and accommodating of personal mobility...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Liz M
Reviewed January 19, 2017

We're not birders, but more interested in enjoying the glorious surroundings. Our guide, Darren Henry, did a great job introducing us to the habitat and teaching us how to spot the birds. This is a truly extraordinary place to visit, but please don't expect cafes...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Vamos2015
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Get away from the busy airport end of the Island and explore the Main Ridge Reserve. You can drive through, take a tour or take more time and walk although it's hilly and hot but with great views and wildlife.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank tezpil
Reviewed February 24, 2016

My top tip is go with a GOOD guide. While we stopped and watched fir birds and our excellent guide called to them others rushed by. Peter Cox is your man... has his own website. A1

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Jane M
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