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This 10-acre coral reef and the tropical fish that inhabit it have long...

This 10-acre coral reef and the tropical fish that inhabit it have long been popular among tourists, but have suffered in recent years from the many visitors.

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Snorkelling paradise

Visited the reef via Store Bay boat. Go to the actual boat and you will get a better deal. We paid $100TT each (about $15USD) however if booked through the hotel would have been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the reef via Store Bay boat. Go to the actual boat and you will get a better deal. We paid $100TT each (about $15USD) however if booked through the hotel would have been $65USD each (massive difference). Speak to the boat owners on the boats as several locals will approach you as you get near then charge you for... More 

Thank BTCLondon
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

A very special wealth of reefs around Tobago ensures that the water does not take over half of Tabago. The reef acts as a barrier to high waves, an incubator for beautiful sea life and a point of interest for those who want to see sea life underwater without diving too deep. Snorekelling is quite an experience.

1 Thank Rashmi D
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

A worthwhile trip while on a cruise. It's about US$25 one way to get here by taxi. Don't pay more than US$20 per person on a glass bottom boat. We got ripped off by one of the locals due to lack of knowing this. Good selection of fish to see while snorkelling.

1 Thank Swisheavy
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Saw more than I thought we would through the glass bottomed boat. Some people snorkelled but rough sea. Great trip overall

Thank elaine r
Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

All of the glass bottom boat trips make a stop here for you to snorkel, however, be careful as the currents were quite strong. We used a full face, modern non fogging snorkelling mask that enabled you to breath through you nose and was truly worth the £40 investement as it really enhanced our enjoyment at this popular tourist spot,... More 

Thank MaltaKid
Airdrie, Canada
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I had read that the majority of the reef had died. Upon seeing the reef for myself I was totally heartbroken to see that this was indeed the case. What should have been colourful coral and many varieties of fish turned out to be white dead coral and only a few small fish. It was devastating to see that this... More 

3 Thank Jacquie H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Not the most vast amount to see, but definitely a place to check out if your on a day boat trip, because each different sir has different things to see!

Thank Dan T
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Didn't know such a tiny island was so rich in history. It was fascinating to learn how each Fort played such an important part in protecting Tobago.

1 Thank 21BobbyLee10
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

we visited here on our tour of the reef, nylon pool and no mans land. it was absolutely beautiful. blue waters, clean seas.

Thank Bjohnsontt
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I have already visited Buccoo Reef and it is such a lovely place. Before you can visit Buccoo Reef you can visit Cable Bay. Cable Bay is such a lovely and gorgeous bay. There you can lay down in the water because it is sooo shallow. When the tide comes in the water gets a lil deeper but you can... More 

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