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Address: Windward Road, Tobago
Phone Number:
+1 868-660-4668
Today
09:30 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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"Genesis Nature Park" is a home-based, family-owned and operated...

"Genesis Nature Park" is a home-based, family-owned and operated Petting Zoo set in a beautiful tropical garden with an in-house Art Gallery. Our focus is conservation and education related to nature and the environment.

In existence for over 16 years, we have recently added five Guest Rooms to accommodate vacations and an Events Hall available for weddings, family events and other special occasions. Garden Weddings are a special feature.

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Such a great little find we stumbled on!!

So, while taking our daily drives to different beaches on the island, my fiancé would point out different places and tell us some history about his native country. We happened to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 August 2016
Tracy-n-Dwain
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St. Catharines, Canada
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St. Catharines, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

So, while taking our daily drives to different beaches on the island, my fiancé would point out different places and tell us some history about his native country. We happened to notice a guest house on top of a small hill that we wanted to check out due to the landscaping. When we drove up, the owner was already outside... More 

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greenbeauty, Owner at Genesis Nature Park & Art Gallery, responded to this review

Such a great pleasure it was to make your experience at Genesis Nature Park an enjoyable and rewarding one. Happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour. Thank you and do come again. Best wishes. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Stayed at Genesis Nature Park for 7 nights in February, with my daughter and a family friend. We had a wonderful time in a great location! Great hosts, nice facility and beautiful grounds - all located in a wonderful part of the island that is a little "off the beaten track" in the best way possible. Strongly recommend this property!

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greenbeauty, Owner at Genesis Nature Park & Art Gallery, responded to this review

It was indeed a pleasure having you at Genesis Nature Park and hope to see you again in the future. We're committed to helping to make your stay a pleasant one always. Kind regards from our family to yours. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

wonderfully humble host/owner from the very inception. feel free to touch the animals (he'll tell you which ones). picnic tables for eating pre or post adventure. support small business.

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greenbeauty, Owner at Genesis Nature Park & Art Gallery, responded to this review

We appreciate your coming to visit the park and your kind sentiments. Please come again. Best wishes! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

We loved visiting Michael and his animals. Our kids, ages 12 & 7 very much enjoyed it and Michael let the kids feed the animals. The capuchin monkey was so cute and even though it's small, we spent well over 2 hours there. Michael is a wonderful host.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

Genesis Nature Park, located at Goodwood, Tobago. Can be easy to miss the sign, but if you are heading from Scarborough and you get to the cricket pitch you have gone past it! Michael will basically give you a private tour of his gardens. It is not a large area but manages to pack in a wide variety of interesting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

We visited the petting zoo with our 21 month old daughter and two weeks on, she is still talking about it. The owner, Michael gives a personal tour around the whole site where you get to feed lots of really well looked after animals including a lovely cappuchin monkey, parrots, macaws, bunnies and some very loud hogs. Stars of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2014

we ventured up here on our last day on the Island and found this small little zoo/animal experience. We met Michael and he was so excited to show us his garden and the animals in his care. He made us feel like we were close friends and was very knowledgeable about the animals he rescued that are native to Tobago.... More 

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Port of Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

Genesis Nature Park is the closest you'll get to a zoo in Tobago. The animals are located throughout the property and the owner gives a very thorough and informative guide/walk through. It's not huge but you get up close and personal with the animals. Add it to your stops in Tobago

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

Michael runs this lovely little conservation "zoo" from his home. He greeted us like long lost friends and showed us proudly round the whole place himself. He as rescued many local animals and is using the zoo to educate about how to protect them. This was a lovely way to meet native animals, many of whom we could handle and... More 

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Tobago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2013

Today we took a ride to the Genesis Nature Park, and what a hidden gem !!! Michael was a font of local knowledge and knowledge of all the animals he cares for. My two young boys enjoyed touching many of the animals! And loved seeing the monkey take bananas out of my pockets !! The only thing I would suggest... More 

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