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Tobago Forest Reserve, Tobago

(4.7/5 based on 180+ 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 went on a two hours tour with Fitzroy. It is a great experience that I certainly recommend. A different side of the island from the beach. Enjoyable also if raining. 
  • My family spend two days birding in hiking in the rain forest with Newton George. We had an amazing experience. He is a brilliant bird guide.he is brilliant at finding birds.he took us for an amazing ...  more »
  • We went to the reserve to check it out and luckily found Fitzroy Quamina. We went on a 3 hour hike. Fitzroy pointed out a lot of the unique animals and plants in the forest and good hidden spots.After...  more »