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Tobago Forest Reserve

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You are alone....in the jungle.....

...and that's the story. Goinf´g on the Gilpin Trail, you will find a bit muddy way for the first... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
bogi1995
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Moehrendorf, Germany
Purity In The Hills

Tobago Forest Reserve continues to be pure and untouched. It is a rich, green, lush and tranquil... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Bigrodge868
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Tobago
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Established in 1763 to combat European deforestation of the island, this was the Western Hemisphere's first forest reserve.
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11. 280638, -60. 585973, Tobago
+1 868-759-2880
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

...and that's the story. Goinf´g on the Gilpin Trail, you will find a bit muddy way for the first 2 km. Then there is a bridge (are what once said to be a bridge...without railing…) with a waterfall...and then the real jungle waits for you....More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Tobago Forest Reserve continues to be pure and untouched. It is a rich, green, lush and tranquil aspect of the island; very zen-like. Crossing the Reserve is a soothing experience and a perfect example of what life can be when humans work in harmony with...More

1  Thank Bigrodge868
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We had a really good walk with our guide Fitzroy (who tells us he is mentioned on Trip Advisor!). We chose a short walk (2 hours, around 4kms) as we wanted to do other things during the same day. But we could have walked more...More

1  Thank jslmont
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Full of lush vegetation and such a scenic drive. It is one of the oldest rainforest in the world. You are sure to enjoy visiting this natural wonder

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We chose to go with a private tour recommended by someone at our hotel- his name was Elvis and he took us into the rainforest himself. It was a dryer day so we didn't need to wear boots ( normally you rent them when it...More

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Our Seabourn Odyssey cruise ship stopped here and arranged the tour. Randolph was our guide, a very knowledgeable (and religious) guy. The walk in took about 1.5 hours at a very leisurely pace. About an hour to get back. We saw just a few birds,...More

Thank WILLIAM B
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We had a 2hr guided tour with Junior Thomas, who was so animated about the bird life, fauna & flora that it actually lasted 2.5 hrs. Junior advised that as it had not rained for about 5 days we would be fine in our flip-flops...More

Thank Qwertyv
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

A very educational and eye opening adventure into the depths of Tobago’s forest interior with a well informed guide in the shape of Junior Thomas. An abundance of BirdLife as well as fauna & floral described in detail by an enthusiastic expert. Loved every minute!

1  Thank mscott51
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Mr Thomas is an experienced certified guide with 19 years of service. My sister and I were joined by a Swedish couple for a short tour of the beautiful forest and Mr. Thomas was very kind, careful (we are seniors) and made sure we wore...More

Thank carolbZ2261PI
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We happened upon the reserve and an excellent guide, Fitzroy, who accompanied us on a short 1/2 hr hike to the 1st waterfall. He is very knowledgeable and shared with us lots of information about the plants and birds. Trinidad and Tobago are amazing for...More

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Marcel B
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Response from Catherine S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we did it as a cruise excursion
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Nicholas C
10 January 2017|
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Response from Alan D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Yes $TT
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