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Nanan's Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours

| Caroni Swamp National Park, Caroni, Trinidad
+1 868-645-1305
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Caroni Swamp tour

Best accessed from the north bound lane of the Churchill-Roosevelt highway , at the Caroni exit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ozzi9
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We did the evening tour at Caroni swamp, after visiting Asa Wright in the morning. The Scarlet Ibis... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
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Nanan’s Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, pioneers in the Caroni Bird Sanctuary, conduct lectured boat tours daily into the Caroni Swamp by well trained guides. Tours leave the jetty at 4:00 p.m. and return by 6:30 p.m. Meeting time is at 3:40 p.m at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary. Visitors are met at the entrance and directed to the private car park by staff members.
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“scarlet ibis” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Caroni Swamp National Park, Caroni, Trinidad
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best accessed from the north bound lane of the Churchill-Roosevelt highway , at the Caroni exit. It’s a small road, a sharp left turn just after the start of the exit ramp. The tour runs about 2 hours and costs USD 10. Pre booking for...More

Thank ozzi9
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We did the evening tour at Caroni swamp, after visiting Asa Wright in the morning. The Scarlet Ibis were coming to roost on one of the small islands in the swamp. First they came in ones and twos but then they started coming in slightly...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I had an excellent experience with a last minute booking through word of mouth and ultimately finding Lester who's family owns this company. He created a 1 day tour, tailor made to me and my friend, truly accommodating our request to see the best of...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Although the mangrove provides a habitat for a variety of flora and fauna, the main attraction of this tour is the scarlet ibis- the country's national bird. Even if you are not an avid bird watcher, hundreds of ibis flying over the swamp during sunset...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I had the opportunity to visit the Caroni Bird Sanctuary on the 14/08/17 with Nanan's Tours which proved to be an exhilarating experience. The staff were professional, knowledgeable and kind. We would definitely continue to tour our native beautiful twin island of...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great tour. At an international standard. You get to see snakes, many bird specifies,crabs , caymans (small "alligators") in the wild. Any a lot of plant vegetation especially the different species of mangrove. It is impressive in the mating / nesting season...More

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NanansTours, Public Relations Manager at Nanan's Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Risshi We are pleased that you enjoyed the tour. The Caroni Swamp Bird Sanctuary tour is our signature tour. Many people are not aware of how the tours started or how the swamp became a sanctuary. The tour was started in the early 1930s...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

The boat was simple but very comfortable and spacious - able to hold 20-30 persons. The tour was approximately 2 1/2 hours and Lester Nanan was a knowledgeable guide. Lester and his family are the 3rd generation to be involved with wildlife conservation in the...More

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NanansTours, Guest Relations Manager at Nanan's Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear Kendall-Josie We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent trip to the Caroni Bird Sanctuary which was renamed the Winston Nanan Caroni Bird Sanctuary in 2015 by the sitting Government. Our grandfather, Simon Oudit Nanan, started tours in the Sanctuary in the 1930's to...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Please start by looking at their website photos; particularly the craft you'll be in. Now think about getting onto that craft, from a dock at which there is a prominent poster saying words to the effect of, "Shhhh! This is a sanctuary." Next, when ready...More

Thank G D
NanansTours, Guest Relations Manager at Nanan's Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for your valuable feedback. This is something that we have been looking at now that we can access electric engines from abroad. We recently ordered an environmentally friendly outboard motor which is being shipped at a cost of $60,000 plus per engine. We...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We visited on a weekend with our children after making a booking via telephone. The registration, payment and boat boarding system seemed a bit disorganized. However The tour was wonderful and well worth the cost-our guide pointed out tree boas, green throated mango hummingbirds,silky anteaters,...More

Thank DANA B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The taxi driver we also had for the Port of Spain city tour took us here in about 30 minutes. We hadn't prebooked, but found a seat in one of several rather big boats run by Nanan's. We later saw that there are companies, which...More

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