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Tobago Forest Reserve, Tobago

(4.7/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We asked Fitzroy to take us on a guided walk in the Main Ridge Forest, and to the Twin River Falls. He did exactly what we asked - and he was knowledgeable, charming and patient when we sometimes stru...  more »
  • A Ballad of 2 hours with a guide in the rainforest to see hummingbirds, the motmots and other birds. Watch or your step the ants have priority on the trail.
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  • We had a great visit to the rainforest and our guide Darlington was a mine of information. He clearly is very passionate about preserving the rainforest for the future.  more »