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A bird watcher's paradise

Although it may seem like you are paying just to sit in someone's back yard, it is not your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mikey_Likes_It_LA
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Trinidad and Tobago
History + Hummingbirds = Awesome!

The host of Yerette starts your appointment with a coupling of the history of St. Joseph (the... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Chardon415
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San Francisco, California
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Valley View | Located in Maracas Valley St Joseph, not Maracas Bay., Maracas Bay, Trinidad
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it may seem like you are paying just to sit in someone's back yard, it is not your ordinary back yard. It is full of flowers and shrubs that hummingbirds love and dozens of feeders. I have visited the place twice and the amount...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

The host of Yerette starts your appointment with a coupling of the history of St. Joseph (the former capital) and colonialism in Trinidad and links this to hummingbirds. It was a great intro to learning more about the hummingbirds as they buzzed around the grounds....More

1  Thank Chardon415
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Yerette is a fantastic place to see the hummingbirds of Trinidad. Set up to give you good vantage points of the birds, and Theo gives a great presentation on the history of Trinidad and of the birds in general (and don't miss Gloria's snacks). Thanks...More

Thank jrecology
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Lovely place to get close to humming birds and learn more about them . Friendly host and great experience.

Thank Inge K
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Lovely set-up to watch hummingbirds. Not too many species around when we visited. The host is very knowledgeable and willing to share information.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed May 23, 2018

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
Reviewed May 22, 2018 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

1  Thank RandomFoodie S
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.

1  Thank Annakiwifruit
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

1  Thank MeInTheClouds
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

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mardi59
July 31, 2016|
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Response from travelm10 | 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 travelm10 | 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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