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Address: Valley View | Located in Maracas Valley St Joseph, not Maracas Bay., Maracas Bay, Trinidad
Phone Number: +1 (868) 663 2623
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A stunning garden to be sure!

The garden is truly stunning and the owner's appreciation for this wildlife is charming. This hummingbird sanctuary is the best in the country and definitely beats out Asa Wright... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Diego Martin, Trinidad
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Diego Martin, Trinidad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The garden is truly stunning and the owner's appreciation for this wildlife is charming. This hummingbird sanctuary is the best in the country and definitely beats out Asa Wright. The one downside to this garden is that the owner only allows people access if they book an appointment. And with this appointment, he gives you a very up front presentation... More 

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Hummingbirds rule the roost here with more feeders attracting more birds than you can imagine! They put on an excellent presentation to introduce you to the various species. Loved it!

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Taken by friends who have visited before. It was a fabulous day, The talk is informative and interesting and lots of opportunities to see many species of hummingbirds close up. There is a light lunch and a video show of photographs taken by the host. A fantastic day out and one I will never forget

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We visited Dr Theo and his wife Gloria at their most stunning and wonderful hummingbird retreat in Maracas Valley. When planning your visit toTrinidad then this is one of the most important "things to do " while you are here. The visit is by invitation only [ very easy, just go on line and Dr Theo will advise you date... More 

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Thank J007r
Maraval, Trinidad
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Although there are a lot of hummingbirds the area is only about as big as the balcony in Asa Wright. Where there are also just as much birds. As well as different animals and the forests to walk through. It would be ok if the cost wasn't so high. The food served wasn't great nor was it enough for my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Such beautiful and colorful birds, to be able to be amongst them and learn so much about them left us speechless. Great hosting and very professional handling.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

The setting was beautiful and the birds were plentiful, but there was a powerpoint and a long lecture with very little time left to view or take pictures of the birds.

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Yerette My visit this past Sunday to Yerette with my three sisters was nothing short of magical! The setting and the ambience of this Humming Bird sanctuary is a naturist and photographer's dream. Never before have I had the opportunity to photograph this large a variety of Hummingbirds all in one spot. At times there were over fifty or sixty... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Yerette, Theo and Gloria's home, nestled high in Trinidad's Northern Range, isn't easy to find - there are no signs, only Theo waving at the top of his steep driveway - but it's well worth the journey, and certainly the price of admission ($TT150, which includes tea). You should try to photograph the birds, but if you fail, as we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is a small quite place great for viewing hummingbirds. The owners run Yerette from their home, and are very welcoming and knowledgeable

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