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Tobago Forest Reserve, Tobago
(4.6/5 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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  • I've had the pleasure of visiting the Forest Reserve twice with Newton George. Each time it was a welcomed opportunity to learn from his wealth of knowledge and experience in birding and on the flora ...  more »
  • We had a 3 hour trek with our guide Fitzroy who is an experienced guide and a remarkable ability to spot birds and wildlife. We discussed the type of trek we wanted, and he adapted a walk to suit our ...  more »
  • We were lucky enough to catch Newton George for birding in the reserve. He travels a fair amount. As a birder, I've heard of him for years. His reputation as a expert bird guide is well deserved. He i...  more »