Tobago Forest Reserve, Tobago

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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. Plan trip to Parlatuvier with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Did a fantastic rainforest walk with Darlington this morning. He’s an extremely knowledgeable and friendly guide and gave us loads of information about the birds, flora, fauna and island history durin...  more »
  • We are a family with a four year old and a 5 month old baby and enjoyed a wonderful afternoon in the rainforest with our excellent guide Fitzroy Quamina. He was knowledgable and patient, creating just...  more »
  • Spent a day driving around Tobago and ended up on one of the most relaxing drives through the lush high Altitude rain forests in the Region. Brilliant views, awesome changes in temperatures and crisp ...  more »

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