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Tobago Forest Reserve, Tobago

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Forest
Discover the paths of the oldest forest preserve in the western hemisphere when you visit Tobago Forest Reserve. Since 1776 the sprawling arboreous expanse has been a protected reserve, covering two thirds of the island. In the depths of the 3,958 ha (9,780 ac) tropical rainforest, an abundance of flora and fauna is yours to explore. With over 210 species of rare and indigenous bird, recommendations state to visit the rainforest with a pre arranged guide, who have the expertise needed to help you find as much of the wildlife and rare plant species as possible. Search the canopies for the Sabrewing Hummingbird, endemic to Tobago and a rare sight. The most popular starting point is Gilpin Trace, from here you can pick up numerous trails. Take plenty of water and insect repellent. Use our Roxborough vacation route planner to visit Tobago Forest Reserve on your trip to Roxborough, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Had a fabulous walk - guided by Junior Thomas from Unique Tours. Was a quiet time - I wouldn't recommend if your visit clashed with cruise trip visits! Really enjoyed the serenity, birdlife and awe in...  more »
  • Walked some of the Gillian trail in a group. It's like travelling to prehistoric times and there's plenty of wildlife to see and hear along the way. Definitely recommend leaving the road and walking o...  more »
  • In Tobago for my son's wedding 2 weeks ago. Tour of the rain forest with our guide Junior was a highlight. Interesting and informative and would recommend you don't miss this unforgettable experience ...  more »