Little Tobago

Little Tobago, Northeast Coast: Tickets, Tours, Address, Little Tobago Reviews: 4.5/5

Little Tobago
4.5
Islands • Nature & Wildlife Areas
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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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Road616614
18 contributions
Best tour in Tobago
Aug 2020 • Couples
If you can only do 1 tour while in Tobago do this one and contact frank t tours. They were very knowledgeable and truly love the island and its inhabitants. Lots of birds to see but if you are not into birds it's a spectacular view... And the reef is amazing for snorkeling.
Written August 5, 2020
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Barbara M
Springfield, MO2,820 contributions
Interesting island, but I wish we'd seen more birds!
Jan 2020
Loved our ride, seeing the area where the Caribbean and Atlantic meet, Goat Island, and snorkeling! It was really hot, but the walk to the overlook wasn't too bad. We watched fishermen, birds flying, and a couple of insurance lizards (Gecko) . The use of bamboo for bird feeders is smart and eco-friendly. If you are in this area, it's worth a trip. We didn't book ahead, but luckily it was a nice day, and we went with Jackie's Fear Not. (on the beach at Speyside, near the school)
Written March 9, 2020
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Abbotsham
Devon, UK178 contributions
A Wonderful Wildlife Trip
Nov 2019
We visited Little Tobago with Troy of Top Rankin from Blue Waters' jetty. After an interesting boat ride with closeup views of frigate birds, we landed and Randy took us up to the viewpoint overlooking the nesting boobies (2 species and their morphs) and tropic birds. He gave a good description and found the different morphs for us in the scope. Watching the frigate bird tactics was also an eye-opener. The highlight of the trip down was a miniature gecko who looked nothing until you took a picture and zoomed it up.

All in all an excellent trip with an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide.
Written November 23, 2019
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cararro
New York City, NY1,242 contributions
Tropicbirds
Nov 2019 • Friends
We used Frank’s from Blue Waters Inn pier for a birding tour of Little Tobago Island. The short ride over was rough but okay, the guide gave a presentation on the island, fauna and flora. It’s quite a climb to the top (and no other options for walking) and would be ill advised unless you’re reasonably fit and have good waking shoes. The view from the top is hundreds of Red-billed Tropicbirds returning to nest and being harassed by Magnificent Frigatebirds who try to steal their food. The view and show are also magnificent.
Written November 22, 2019
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G_Smith95
Doncaster31 contributions
Worth the long drive!
Jun 2019 • Couples
I wanted to visit Little Tobago on our holiday, so I contacted Top Ranking the night before to book onto the snorkelling and bird watching tour. They were very responsive and got back to me within the hour. We booked on and met them at the Blue Waters Inn the following day.

The tour was great! We had a tour guide on the island who found us lots of different bird species. And we also saw some other creatures, like the bats and the lizards on the island.

There were six of us on the tour. Three wanted to snorkel, and three preferred to stay on the island and see the birds for longer, so they split us into two groups towards the end of the trip. We had 30 minutes snorkelling while they stayed on the island.

I was sceptical about the snorkelling because of previous reviews I had read, however there was lots of different fish. The water is deep and the fish are all quite a lot deeper than you are, but we all still thought it was great. The current is quite strong there so I had a life jacket, however my boyfriend was fine without one.

It was a great tour of the island, and great value for money. I would definitely recommend a visit to Little Tobago if you’re on the island, it’s worth the long drive!
Written July 1, 2019
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GaynorT2013
Roydon, UK7 contributions
Island fantastic but don't bother with the snorkeling.
May 2019 • Friends
The title says it all. Our guide was knowledgeable and showed us all the sights but seemed to talk as if reading a script at times. The snorkeling was done in an area with strong currents, a couple of our party were nearly swept away. The coral appeared dead and there were few fish - amongst the worst snorkeling areas we have come across.
Written May 28, 2019
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Jo Cobley
Parlatuvier, Tobago9 contributions
Stand where David Attenborough stood to watch Frigate birds
Apr 2019 • Family
Top Ranking Tours from the Blue Waters Inn with Randy as a guide was a brilliant trip. Randy was so enthusiastic about the forest and the birds that it was totally infectious. We stood at the viewing spot on Little Tobago where David Attenborough stood to watch frigate birds chasing down gulls dubbed 'the Pirates of the Caribbean' the frigates try to steal the catch off the gulls. Randy would spot birds and set up his telescope for us all to see which gave us a great insight into the birds and the island. Stopping off to snorkel on the way back was a great way to cool off and see lots of corals and fish.
Written May 7, 2019
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bolster_11
Georgina, Canada117 contributions
An exciitng place where Nature Comes Alive
Apr 2019 • Business
We enjoyed our hike up the mountain on Little Tobago. Our guide pointed out many aspects of tis uniqueness with no natural potable water and the efforts of the government ot preserve its wildlife. It is well worth the effort to get there.
Written April 12, 2019
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dwvane
Heswall, UK10 contributions
Beautiful island with spectacular birds and good snorkelling
Mar 2019 • Couples
Staying at Blue Waters Inn, we took a boat trip to Little Tobago with Randy, of Top Ranking. Little Tobago is a lovely island, with breeding red-billed tropicbirds at the time of our visit. Randy was a very informed guide, pointing out unusual birds including an Audobon's shearwater that could be seen in its nesting burrow and 3 red-billed tropicbirds nesting next to the lookout point. The sight of hundreds of red-billed tropicbirds circling the cliffs, and red-footed and brown boobies in the distance, was spectacular. Randy identified flycatchers and other birds in the undergrowth and told the interesting history of the island and other nearby islands. He judged the ability of the group well and paced the climb to the lookout accordingly, but note it's not overly strenuous if taken slowly. Afterwards we were given plenty of time in the water for snorkelling. The reef, like many others, is not in as healthy condition as it was but there were plenty of colourful fish.

This was a very enjoyable trip, excellent value and Randy was a responsible, friendly and knowledgeable host, tour leader and guide.
Written April 1, 2019
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richard p
18 contributions
Bird watching and snorkeling with leading Caribbean ornithologist, Newton George
Mar 2019 • Couples
Once in a lifetime experience. Mr George arranges to collect you from wherever you are staying on Tobago. From Blue Waters Inn a glass bottom boat takes you around Goat Island to Little Tobago where you disembark. Mr George then guides you to parts of the island where you will see rare wildlife- greenback turtles, red-bill tropic birds, brown-footed boobies, as well as mocking birds, blue and greys, banana quits. Then, on return to Tobago, an opportunity to snorkel followed by lunch at Jemma's and a visit to the tour guide's personal humming bird gallery. An utterly magical experience.
Written March 25, 2019
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