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If you have time, Pitch Lake in La Brea is worth a visit. We arrived late (5pm) but there was a local opportunist there to take us on an unofficial tour. Like the Le Brea tar pits in California, Pitch Lake is a naturally occurring...More
A long drive south of Port of Spain lies the little village of La Brea and the world’s largest pitch lake. Known by many as the 8th Wonder of the World, this unusual site is well worth a visit.
A local entrepreneurial villager, acted as...More
Very interesting experience. The guide was very informative and knew the story of the lake well. We we able to walk the lake and sample the water . Take your cameras and a pair of waterproof slippers if we wish to preserve your shoe. Rubber...More
I have been to the Pitch Lake before, but this was the first time "under water". The rains had us walking through thigh-high and knee-high water - very cool! Slippers were provided at the start. Our official Tour Guide was Mr. Neil Langely - very...More
I was a beautiful and interesting excursion. Great to find places in their natural form that has not been cultivated by government for their own selfish use.
It was hot but the different puddles of water offered relief on the sole of the feet.
O.K., The worlds largest asphalt lake. Nice Visitor center. Beware of the fake guides that will jump your vehicle. Went during the height of the wet season, flooding actually as I went.
Kind of boring. Would be nice if there were elevated wood paths over....More
Great place to visit, lots of history and geological facts. As a local I have taken the tour many times. I wish the government would invest in the guides a little more with, they seem tired and in need of new uniforms. However, the are...More
Quite remarkable natural phenomena. I had sort of expected a lake with wet pitch bubbling away - it wasn’t - but what it was was just as interesting. There is a molten lake of pitch but it has a skin which one can walk over,...More
The best time to visit is during the rainy season as will be alot of water to soak in. The minerals from the pitch will do wonders for your skin. Also the cashew trees will have fruit on them so for tourist that never saw...More
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I don't know about a tour company hopefully someone else more useful will reply although I just turned up and there was a guy called 'micey' was excellent. He's a local but very knowledgeable and great host and your of the... More
I don't know about a tour company hopefully someone else more useful will reply although I just turned up and there was a guy called 'micey' was excellent. He's a local but very knowledgeable and great host and your of the lake.