Corbin Local Wildlife
Corbin Local Wildlife
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7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
About
Surrounded by gentle hills and valleys overlooking the sea at Hope Bay, and situated in 20 acres of beautiful forest, Corbin Local Wildlife is a hidden gem. Plentiful fruit trees and flowers attract all kinds of native wildlife - plantain, sugarcane, mango trees and wild heliconia are abundant, to name but a few. Wild caiman sunbathe on the banks of the park's lily ponds, sally painters dash along the many trails and agoutis hop through the bushes. The park is a treasure-trove for birdwatchers - attracting hummingbirds, manakins, herons, mot-mots and jacamars. In addition to the wild animals, the park houses many rescued and threatened species. It provides a protected area, with diverse habitats, essential for the preservation of Tobago's native creatures. This safe environment, away from hunters, allows animals to breed and babies to be released into the forest when they are ready - protecting the natural wildlife which is under threat on the island. Come and explore the forest trails and learn about Tobago's wildlife. Call Roy Corbin to arrange a visit 00 1 (868) 327-4182. APPOINTMENTS ARE ESSENTIAL. If you don't ring to let us know you are coming there might be no-one there to show you around.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Pent00
    94 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Do not eat the wild life
    Corbin Local Wildlife centre is a great place to visit. If you can get Ian as your guide he is amazing, so passionate and knowledgeable about all the animals. What the centre is trying to do needs to be commended as they are trying to breed and return to the wild native animals. This is so needed in a country that still supports the eating of wild meat and where poaching can be lucrative. Do not hesitate to visit this centre.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 March 2023
  • DavidM1234567
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic experience, inspiring ambition
    An absolute must-do when visiting Tobago. Our tour guide, Michael, gave us a tour of the enclosures and was extremely passionate and knowledgeable. The conservation efforts of Corbin Local Wildlife are inspiring and much needed. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this to anyone visiting Tobago.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 May 2023
  • Daniëlle
    Willemstad, Curaçao7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful project!
    What a wonderful initiative to protect wildlife and educate. With much love and passion they take care of the animals and they try to release them (back) into the wild as much as possible. We also saw many hummingbirds. When you arrive, call the phone number on the fence and you'll get a fantastic tour. Definitely a must do if you are on Tobago!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 June 2023
  • Nienke
    Curaçao9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must do on Tobago
    Ian was a great guide and it is really a special project: Corbin Local Wildlife. A breading center and helping animals that where damaged - to improve the local wildlife. This is really a must do on Tobago. One of our highlights. They need a marketeer to help them with their project so if you feel like voluntering - they could really use the help. Nature - local wildlife and a great guide!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 June 2023
  • Karen
    22 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Day Out
    Wow, this place is amazing and very clear both Roy and his son Michael are passionate about the protection of wildlife on Tobago. They have a rescue/release policy for most of the animals but some are permanent residents, but the park still provides a natural habitat for them in the best possible way. There are some interesting wildlife many of which have a story to tell on how they arrived at the park. Michael gave us a tour and new background of every animal we saw. We all fell in love with Joe a Capuchin Monkey and a permanent resident. It was very clear Joe had a special bond with Michael. We were also very lucky to be able to participate and watch the release of a Boa Constrictor, something I never imagined I would be involved in. Thank you Roy, Michael and the rest of the team for,looking after us so well and all the hard work you do for these animals 😊😊😊
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 June 2023
  • ols1983
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Unique experience
    We were recommended a tour by our hotel and we’re so glad we squeezed it in! We’ve got a one year old and four year old so weren’t sure but it was a lovely family experience. Ian was so knowledgeable and passionate and it was a lovely addition to our time in Tobago. In having to deal with a few big downpours, Ian was flexible and really wanted to give us the best experience possible.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 July 2023
  • Sam G
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant, must see on island
    Brilliant tour, well worth doing. Ian was very knowledgable and whilst I didn’t meet Ray, sounds like he’s brilliant too (even better according to Ian). Did both the rainforest walk and the enclosures and it’s very interesting and they clearly care a lot. Couldn’t recommend more and very reasonable price, left a tip as they deserve it for their work. Only thing worth noting is that it can be muddy and some bits are steep, only a problem if you are not able.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 31 July 2023
  • Toni_London123
    Addlestone, United Kingdom129 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Reserve your spot in this unique animal conservation and reserve
    Wow, amazing conservation work going on here to protect Tobago’s wildlife. Corbin’s son, Michael, gave us a personal tour and it was out of this world. His unique knowledge and clear excitement for their work shows. His knowledge and clear care and consideration for the wildlife is well worth the tour - an absolute must for visitors in Tobago. My son was so grateful to stroke a Python, shake hands with a rescued monkey and see wildlife thriving with the hope to return to the wild - a great lesson for many other reserves and parks. Thanks for an amazing unique experience.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 August 2023
  • Francesca Y
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Phenomenal
    This place was AMAZING. Michael, Ray's son, showed our family (two adults, two under sixes) round for two hours on our own and he was hands down the most informed and nicest guide we've ever had. He answered a million questions from all of us and we saw local animals we'd never seen before kept in such a caring, thoughtful environment. We were so so impressed, cannot recommend this place highly enough.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 August 2023
  • Lars D
    Denmark1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent!
    This is by far the best Nature experience on Tobago. The animals are fantastic and the co-owner Ian tells fascinating tales about the park's work to rescue and preserve the local animals and educate children to appreciate their wildlife instead of eating it. The whole things is great.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 February 2024
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Lars D
Denmark1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
This is by far the best Nature experience on Tobago. The animals are fantastic and the co-owner Ian tells fascinating tales about the park's work to rescue and preserve the local animals and educate children to appreciate their wildlife instead of eating it.
The whole things is great.
Written 10 February 2024
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Seaside08214514328
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Lovely sanctuary started by a local family. They educate about the local species and how numbers are/have dwindled due to the popularity of locals eating 'wild meat'. They have taken in unwanted pets and taken in babies where parent have been killed by poachers. Seeing the humming birds up close was anothet highlight! My little one loved 'cat' the dog! A personable and educational tour for all ages of the family!
Written 26 November 2023
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Lorraine D
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
What a fantastic place. Our guide was very knowledgeable, we have learnt so much about the local wildlife and the team’s magnificent efforts in breeding and releasing native species. Would highly recommend.
Written 28 September 2023
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RJ M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Roy Corbin has built a wonderful wildlife park and dedicated himself to protecting, breeding and rehabilitating local wildlife and exotic pets, as well as educating the next generation about the importance of biodiversity and to not kill out of fear the animals they come across.

Roy Introduced to us all the animals on the compound and taught us about them, as well as ones which he did not currently house.
We were very impressed and really enjoyed our time here, as well as falling in love with Vivian the baby red tailed boa ❤️ (my heart is always yours my sweet little snake!)

Please donate where you can to keep this place open and the animals looked after (and so that Roy can occasionally go dancing on a Saturday night as he works so hard!)

Written 14 September 2023
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Francesca Y
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
This place was AMAZING. Michael, Ray's son, showed our family (two adults, two under sixes) round for two hours on our own and he was hands down the most informed and nicest guide we've ever had. He answered a million questions from all of us and we saw local animals we'd never seen before kept in such a caring, thoughtful environment. We were so so impressed, cannot recommend this place highly enough.
Written 20 August 2023
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Toni_London123
Addlestone, UK129 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Wow, amazing conservation work going on here to protect Tobago’s wildlife. Corbin’s son, Michael, gave us a personal tour and it was out of this world. His unique knowledge and clear excitement for their work shows. His knowledge and clear care and consideration for the wildlife is well worth the tour - an absolute must for visitors in Tobago. My son was so grateful to stroke a Python, shake hands with a rescued monkey and see wildlife thriving with the hope to return to the wild - a great lesson for many other reserves and parks.
Thanks for an amazing unique experience.
Written 9 August 2023
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Sam G
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Brilliant tour, well worth doing. Ian was very knowledgable and whilst I didn’t meet Ray, sounds like he’s brilliant too (even better according to Ian). Did both the rainforest walk and the enclosures and it’s very interesting and they clearly care a lot. Couldn’t recommend more and very reasonable price, left a tip as they deserve it for their work.
Only thing worth noting is that it can be muddy and some bits are steep, only a problem if you are not able.

Written 31 July 2023
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ols1983
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
We were recommended a tour by our hotel and we’re so glad we squeezed it in! We’ve got a one year old and four year old so weren’t sure but it was a lovely family experience. Ian was so knowledgeable and passionate and it was a lovely addition to our time in Tobago. In having to deal with a few big downpours, Ian was flexible and really wanted to give us the best experience possible.
Written 10 July 2023
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Karen
22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Wow, this place is amazing and very clear both Roy and his son Michael are passionate about the protection of wildlife on Tobago. They have a rescue/release policy for most of the animals but some are permanent residents, but the park still provides a natural habitat for them in the best possible way.

There are some interesting wildlife many of which have a story to tell on how they arrived at the park. Michael gave us a tour and new background of every animal we saw. We all fell in love with Joe a Capuchin Monkey and a permanent resident. It was very clear Joe had a special bond with Michael.

We were also very lucky to be able to participate and watch the release of a Boa Constrictor, something I never imagined I would be involved in.

Thank you Roy, Michael and the rest of the team for,looking after us so well and all the hard work you do for these animals 😊😊😊
Written 28 June 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Nienke
Curaçao9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
Ian was a great guide and it is really a special project: Corbin Local Wildlife. A breading center and helping animals that where damaged - to improve the local wildlife. This is really a must do on Tobago. One of our highlights. They need a marketeer to help them with their project so if you feel like voluntering - they could really use the help. Nature - local wildlife and a great guide!
Written 8 June 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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