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Yerette

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Valley View | Located in Maracas Valley St Joseph, not Maracas Bay., Maracas Bay, Trinidad
+1 868-663-2623
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Fantastic for hummers, especially to photograph

Nice compact garden with many feeders and nice seating. Great place to get photographs of the local... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hal72
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Olympia, Washington
An unforgettable experience!

These birds are absolutely amazing! Loved the peaceful ambiance of Theo and Gloria’s beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RandomFoodie S
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Toronto
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Valley View | Located in Maracas Valley St Joseph, not Maracas Bay., Maracas Bay, Trinidad
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice compact garden with many feeders and nice seating. Great place to get photographs of the local hummingbirds. Nice display of wonderful photos taken by the owners.

Thank Hal72
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

These birds are absolutely amazing! Loved the peaceful ambiance of Theo and Gloria’s beautiful garden, the fun Q & A format that Theo uses to impart his in-depth knowledge of Caribbean history and the humming birds, the simple but delicious lunch courtesy Gloria’s kitchen and...More

Thank RandomFoodie S
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

The sheer number of birds that come to this garden is amazing! They are amazingly beautiful. I learned a lot of interesting facts about hummingbirds while there. We had a light lunch which was quite good.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Going to Yerette was one of my best trips so far. The people here are so motivated and relaxed and happy with what they do, that you can only smile. The drive to get here is not too hard if you follow the directions. Only...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

We had the joy of being able to visit Yerette during our short time in Trinidad! and we are so very happy we did!!! As many mention, it is a little tricky to get to but do NOT let this deter you. Just follow the...More

Thank Ashley W
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Not an easy place to get to, but well worth the trip. A haven of tranquility, a beautiful garden filled with masses of hummingbirds. Theo the owner is extremely knowledgeable about these beautiful and delicate birds, and also imparted very interesting information about island history...More

Thank Jo K
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Yerette is not the easiest place to get to if, like us, you're travelling independently in a hire car, but it is so worth the effort. You will spend a few hours in a glorious garden enjoying Theo Ferguson's witty, fact-filled, passionate talks, his wife...More

Thank Andrea W
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Yerrrette is inspirational. If you are lucky you will hear some of Theo Fergusons personal life philosophy as well as understanding his profound commitment to hummingbird conservation and understanding. We were immersed in hummingbirds at a physical and spiritual level - peaceful and beautiful experience...More

2  Thank Jacqui L
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Although not an avid birdwatcher I do enjoy nature and beauty and this location certainly fits the bill. The variety and quantity of wild hummingbirds is astounding. As a bonus the talk by the creator Theodore imparted many details of the birds coupled with in...More

1  Thank graham g
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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

I am not into ornithology or bird watching but Theo managed to fascinate me with his tour and catching stories about these beautiful birds. His garden managed to give me some peace after all the buzzing and chaos of Trinidad. It was wonderful just standing...More

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mardi59
July 31, 2016|
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Response from travel m | Reviewed this property |
Its about 45mins-1.5hrs drive depending on traffic and you can spend anywhere between 1-2 hours including hi-tea and a video show
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diane s
July 24, 2016|
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Response from travel m | Reviewed this property |
If you aren't accustomed to steep driving, I would suggest you don't take your car as it is very steep and even good drivers would find going up a little difficult. Parking down and walk is a good idea if you have good... More
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melanie w
March 23, 2015|
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Response from Wendell G | Reviewed this property |
You should go with a Tour Guide, call 781-9984. If he is not available on the day you would like to go, ask him for a Guide.
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