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Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl

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Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad
+1 868-658-4200 ext. 2512
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Beautiful Birds and Trees

The only one of a kind in the world. A bird sanctuary set in the midst of an oil refinery in... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2013
Sabrina M
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New York City, New York
Beautiful surroundings

I go here whenever I can. Beautiful place with waterfowl and other bird life. I especially enjoy... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2012
Poisonarrowz
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Trinidad
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The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust was founded in 1966. We are a national, not-for-profit environmental organization dedicated to Environmental Education, Public Awareness and the research, breeding and re-introduction into the wild of locally endangered waterfowl species and other wetland birds. As an inland, freshwater habitat encompassing approximately 32 hectares and 2 lakes, we are uniquely situated within a major petro-chemical and oil-refining complex, making it the only one in the world.
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“guided tour” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad
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Reviewed 5 April 2013

The only one of a kind in the world. A bird sanctuary set in the midst of an oil refinery in Trinidad. Beautiful birds and trees and flowers everywhere you look. If you like Macaws you are going to love Frankie a blue and gold...More

2  Thank Sabrina M
Reviewed 29 August 2012

I go here whenever I can. Beautiful place with waterfowl and other bird life. I especially enjoy the peacocks when they put their tails up. I am yet to see the white peacock with tail up...so elusive! Be sure to call to make reservation to...More

3  Thank Poisonarrowz
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Set in the midst of the Pointe a Pierre oil refinery. A truly majestic place. A chance to see the hand of God. peaceful.

3  Thank Kafi31
Reviewed 19 June 2012

we were only here for an hour and had plenty of time to look around their small museum and then to wander with the guides around the lake. We saw quite a few birds here and it was interesting to hear about their work to...More

1  Thank sand100
Reviewed 3 June 2012

If you enjoy nature photography this is the place. The park and the grounds leading up to it offer many good photographic opportunities. In just two hours we saw a multitude of peacocks and ducks, several scarlet ibis, four caiman, an owl, a couple of...More

2  Thank JohnnyManama
Reviewed 1 May 2012

oh i loved this place! I took my wedding photos there. It was the most stunning photos ever!! Everyone thought it was Photoshop!

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

Somewhat counterintuitively, this conservation and education-oriented facility is housed in the center of PetroTrin. The center is dedicated to teaching local children about the importance of preserving the environment. Nice work.

Thank brookecrowley
Reviewed 25 March 2012

If you are not a fanatical birder, this a great place to see mainly water fowl, close up, in their natural environment without the discomfort of trekking through swamps and jungle. We saw a huge variety in just a couple of hours.

1  Thank Laraine B
Reviewed 15 February 2012

Very informative walking tour very close to nature. Great close ups for photography. You must call before so that they can expect you.

1  Thank nathalie t
Reviewed 27 November 2011

My family and I recently visited the trust, for the first time. We were all amazed by the natural beauty, right in our own backyard. Hence, creating a calming, relaxing and not to mention, an educational experience, we'll never forget. On entry we were greeted...More

Thank GAIL_1978
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