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St. Giles Islands

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Fabulous Frigate Birds

We wanted to see Frigate birds with their chests inflated like red balloons, so Bird expert Newton... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2016
Platy6
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London, United Kingdom
awesome tour to St Giles islands

I wanted to visit the islands to see sea birds; in fact, landing is not possible, but we sailed... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2015
m-claude_Martinique
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Fort-de-France, Martinique
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These tiny islands off the northern coast of Tobago are an important breeding area for several bird species and are also known for their spectacular underwater scenery for divers.
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“rocks” (3 reviews)
“boobies” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed February 14, 2016

We wanted to see Frigate birds with their chests inflated like red balloons, so Bird expert Newton George arranged for his friend Curtis Workshop sea Tours to take us out to the island from Charlotteville. It was much too rough to land but Curtis took...More

Thank Platy6
Reviewed November 20, 2015

I wanted to visit the islands to see sea birds; in fact, landing is not possible, but we sailed quite near the rocks, and even without binoculars, we could see the incredible number of magnificent frigate birds on the bushes; many male birds had their...More

1  Thank m-claude_Martinique
Reviewed October 4, 2014

You need to get a boat charter to get out there (find a fisherman named "Dash" in C'ville). Bring sunscreen, expect to get wet on the way, and then expect to be awed by the rocks, (London Bridge) and the sea birds of the islands...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2014

Off the northern edge of Tobago and the Northernmost point of the island nation, these islands are virtually inaccessible given the rough waters, terrain, and government imposed protection order. Without a special permit, you cannot land there. Still makes for good pictures from the distance...More

Thank Traveler O
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