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Tobago Buccoo Reef Glass Bottom Boat Tour
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Glass Bottom Boat Cruise at Buccoo Reef
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish” (33 reviews)
“nylon pool” (40 reviews)
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Tobago
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+1 868-635-2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yea the reef is dying but it's still beautiful. The rough seas will be due to the time of the visit and the tide. If you the boat from buccoo reef you can also go snorkeling on the sand there are small reefs along the...More

Thank sally n
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

I am a scuba diver and have seen significant reef around the Caribbean sea and wanted to give my wife and her niece and nephews (non-divers) an opportunity to see some underwater reef formations and wild life in a near shore and relatively shallow ocean...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

Take a glass bottom boat out over the reef and you see some spectacular fish, unfortunately the reef itself is dying and is all bleached, we did get to see 'Brain Coral' which was amazing. we also did some snorkelling but it was a bit...More

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Sadly the reef is all but dead. The coral is bleached. Glass bottom boat was fun if you wanted to paddle on Nylon pool.

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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

There is a glass bottom boat that takes you to the nylon pool. It sails at 11 and the captain tour is very informative. You can see the beautiful fishes after which you bathe at the pool and snorkel around the reef. The sunset is...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Having visited Tobago 25 years ago we were eager to once again visit Bucco Reef and the Nylon Pool. We duly booked our place on one of the Glass Bottom boats and headed to the reef. What a different reef we encountered 25 years on....More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

At Pigeon Point Beach we were offered a chance to go on a glass-bottomed boat tour of the local Reef as well as Nylon Bay. Unfortunately they flat out lied about the boat and jetty we would be on so we ended up on a...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

Picturesque colours and many types of fishes and coral reef under the clear blue waters of Buccoo Reef to see.

Thank dgillezeau
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

It has been said that if you dip in the nylon pool it slows aging🤔 . The reef is a beautiful site ,you are far off land and it is shallow out there. Great experience

Thank Mallay1975
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Most of the tours to the Nylon pool do a stop at the Buccoo Reef. There are lots of fishes and cool coral to see. The Reef is dying so there is a lot of brown coral. Hoping that there is some more protection for...More

Thank Rhi21
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hilarymarie27
June 7, 2017|
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Response from MaltaKid | Reviewed this property |
You won't need a car seat on the Cool Runnings boat that my wife and I went on in December. If you want to snorkel then obviously someone will need to stay with your son. The trip that we were on also visited the Nylon Pool... More
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Frida_Cu
December 28, 2015|
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Response from mrandmrscressy | Reviewed this property |
Hey Frida_Cu! There are tour operators right outside of the park and there are tours that leave from Store Bay. All the tours that I saw seem to have two times. One usually around 9 or 10 am and a second tour around 2pm. The... More
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