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Caroni Bird Sanctuary

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Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
+1 868-790-1865
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Caroni Bird Sanctuary
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“scarlet ibis” (75 reviews)
“clams” (19 reviews)
“boat ride” (12 reviews)
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Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
+1 868-790-1865
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Reviewed 15 January 2014

Tucked away from the frantic pace of Port of Spain, Caroni Swamp is absolutely worth a visit. Once on the water, it feels as though you've entered another world. Whether by tour biat or kayak, it's peaceful and tranquil. On hot days, bring sunscreen, a...More

2  Thank Traveler O
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Took 4pm boat tour offered by Nanna Tours (right at the entrance to the sanctuary), for TT$60 per person, which I thought was extremely good value for money considering the length of tour and enjoyment factor. Definitely pack the bug spray and have your camera...More

4  Thank Triggersue
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Pack lots of bug spray and a well charged camera. I recommend that you book in advance for the tour. Also you can ask about the fishing tours.

2  Thank Avind D
Reviewed 11 October 2013

The first thing to greet you at the Facility entrance to the Bird Sanctuary is the silence and serenity and incredible beauty of the surrounding environment. You'll hire a boat operator who's right there on spot to start the journey from 5 p.m. and take...More

1  Thank ricardorambally
Reviewed 5 October 2013

There is something genuinely delightful about the unpredictability of traveling into a wilderness area in a small boat hoping to catch a glimpse of a spectacular animal, in this case a flock of Scarlet Ibis. The journey was very informative and visually interesting traveling through...More

2  Thank Sanjaya_Wijeyekoon
Reviewed 22 September 2013

The Caroni Swamp tour is a must for anyone visiting Trinidad. Easy access off the highway (the exit itself is not well-marked, however). The variety of birds and other wildlife is amazing, as is the sunset. Our guide was well-versed with the area and pointed...More

3  Thank bcbsat
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Caroni bird sanctuary is located close to Port of Spain. Well known for: ibis returning home in the evenings after feeding and nesting. What did we see: Tree Boa snakes, tree crab, blue herons, 4 eye fish, huge lizard, egret, scarlet ibis, arboreal termite nests,...More

5  Thank Jay_as_tripvisor
Reviewed 4 August 2013

great tour, the tour guide was knowledgeable,love the experience. walk with your camera and binoculars,had a good time it was an event seeing,so many scarlet ibis returnin g to the caroni bird sanctuary.i book the tour some weeks before. they inform us to walk with...More

2  Thank 13camiel
Reviewed 2 August 2013

I have been taking my girls since they were toddlers. The boats are big and safe, pack drinks and things to eat, its about a 2hr Tour. There are no toilet facilities during the tour ( in the swamp) so make sure you go before....More

2  Thank Mariana R
Reviewed 1 August 2013

As a visitor to or a citizen of Trinidad, a visit to the Sanctuary is one that should be a "Must see". Swamp tour is well organized by the guides and the level of knowledge is well informed. The sight of the Scarlet Ibis returning...More

1  Thank Keith P
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Christine L
1 December 2016|
Response from jlalgee |
This is ten (10) minutes by car from Port Of Spain without traffic . The traffic is terrible so plan one (1) hour for this trip.
Christine L
1 December 2016|
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Response from trinippl | Reviewed this property |
I used NANAN's tours and ours started at 4:30pm but there are earlier trips.
Megan H
24 November 2015|
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Response from Jasmine C | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you not take the baby. Too many precautions to make it worthwhile for you.