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. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Roxborough trip simple and quick.
Tours to Tobago Forest Reserve
Tobago Rain Forest Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $122
Duration: 5 hours
Bird Watching Tours BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $76
Duration: 3 to 6 hours
Rainforest and Island Nature Tours BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $87
Duration: 3 hours
Tobago Forest Reserve reviews
We arrived at the Gilpin Trace entrance, but alas, no guides were here, so we trecked in ourselves. So no wellies, but we cleaned up later. Even though we couldn't identify much on our own, it was..... more »
We were fortunate enough to have Newton George lead us through the rain forest. His natural enthusiasm and knowledge of the flora, fauna and particularly bird life was amazing. His warm, welcoming... more »
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