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Address: Barbados
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A carefully marked nature trail through a beautiful tropical rainforest.

A carefully marked nature trail through a beautiful tropical rainforest.

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Adjacent to the Barbados Wildlife Reserve. One ticket gets entrance to both areas at 23.50BD. Walk up through the forest then climb the stairs to the top of the Signal Station for... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
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Liverpool
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you visit the wildlife reserve you might like to climb up the signal station and listen to the 6 minutes recording. The views from up there are worth it but a special trip to the signal station alone isn't.

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Oakdale, Connecticut, United States
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335 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stopped in the area to visit the Barbados Wildlife Reserve but could not skip the Forest hike. The hike through the Mahogany forest is serene and wild. Quiet, remote and alone, that is how it felt. We did pass a few other guests, but we still felt like we were by ourselves. Several benches can be found on short... More 

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Liverpool
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Adjacent to the Barbados Wildlife Reserve. One ticket gets entrance to both areas at 23.50BD. Walk up through the forest then climb the stairs to the top of the Signal Station for a great view over the island.

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Thank Ken18
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The signal station itself is not that interesting as buildings go, but the view over to the coast from the top floor is good. The forest itself is actually much more enjoyable than the signal station, especially on a hot, sunburnt day, walking through leafy foliage and mahogany trees with monkeys overheard is terrific. It is also interesting to see... More 

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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We all loved this place (as much as the wildlife reserve!) the forest is so peaceful and my boys loved reading all the lift the flap questions and really learnt a lot. The paths are gorgeous and well maintained (would be hard with younger kids/buggy) - make sure you walk right down to the cave. It's worth it! When we... More 

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Thank Tamsin M
Bridgetown, Barbados
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The signal station is in a central location with fantastic views of the island. The facilities are limited and it would be difficult for anyone with walking or breathing difficulties as there is quite a walk from the road up a hill with steps to the actual station. The station is on a one way road, do not miss the... More 

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Thank Gill S
Beverley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The signal station and Grenade Hall Forest is a visit that is coupled with the Wildlife Reserve - the entrance fee covers both visits. At BDS$23.70 each ( approx US$12) this is one Barbados visit that is quite good value for money. The signal station has been renovated and a short audio guide sets the scene. There are good views... More 

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Rickinghall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Went alongside a trip to the Barbados wildlife reserve as the ticket prices are inclusive of this too..we preferred this to the Wild life Reserve. Peaceful walk but wear sensible shoes as paths are steep and slippery not suitable for anyone with mobility issues . Were able to feed the green monkeys with a handful of seeds . We walked... More 

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Thank hillyone
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

The signal station has been renovated relatively recently and is interesting for the perspective it gives on that period of Bajan history - and the audio is a useful supplement. The views from the top are worth the trip but maybe some indication could be given as to where the othe signal station were to connect with? Back down to... More 

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Isle of Man
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Visited the Wildlife Reserve in April 2016 as part of an organised trip alongside Harrison's Caves ( also excellent). Very much enjoyed seeing the green monkeys who had just been fed when we visited. The tortoises, peacocks, deer, reptiles and birds were also great. The path through the reserve is uneven however and I would suggest stout footwear and to... More 

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