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La Brea Pitch Lake

La Brea Village, Trinidad
+1 868-651-1232
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Trinidad Island Sightseeing Tour: Pitch Lake and Chaguanas
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This 100-acre lake releases asphalt from the depths below and is the largest natural asphalt lake in the world.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“official guide” (16 reviews)
“natural wonder” (10 reviews)
“mineral water” (3 reviews)
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La Brea Village, Trinidad
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"official guide"
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"natural wonder"
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"mineral water"
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"rainy season"
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"guided tour"
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"view of the lake"
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"visitor center"
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"first hand"
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"water shoes"
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"school kids"
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"maxi taxi"
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"long trip"
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"worth a trip"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I don't think Trinidadians truly understand how magnificent it is that we have a Pitch Lake. The history, uses and the site itself is mind blowing. Please take some time to visit it. You can swim in the pools of water. The sulphur found in...More

Thank Varuna V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jeffrey was an amazing guide. Hes a mycologist and just so knowledgeable about the flora fauna and cultures of not just Trinidad but Tobago itself. He and Ameena our Pitch Lake guide gave us a tour of this amazing natural site, the provider of the...More

1  Thank jayachans
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

When you hear the history of the pitch lake, you will be awed. I would recommend this to not only tourists but, our own locals. Come to south. Visit guapo beach the pitch lake, go down to cedros.not only maracas.

Thank 93sandy
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Visiting the lake suprised me in a good way. Really a must see if you are in Trinidad. Still can not believe this stuff just comes out of the earth. Be aware of the nonofficial guide. Official guides wear an officialguide Tshirt. We where directed...More

2  Thank Melinda W
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The lake itself is definitely an interesting attraction to visit on your stay in Trinidad. However, when we visited in the rainy season it was mostly flooded greatly limiting what can be seen. There is a commercial operation still occurring on the site giving it...More

2  Thank David M
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I"m always amazed at nature. My visit was on a rainy day and we paid the tour guide who was great at explaining. I took a dip in the sulphur and oh it was so inviting and enjoyable. Will recommend but becareful especially with young...More

Thank preciousaj
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

A wonder of the world. Please take the family to see this natural wonder!!!! The locals swim here for relaxation and cleansing.

1  Thank tiffany a
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

fun and educational day. 1.water shoes 2. sunscreen 3.sunglasses 4. clothes you don't mind getting wet or a little dirty. 5. Tour Guide was amazing got participation out of two teens and even found ways for my three year old to participate.

1  Thank ebo1984
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

been to the pitch lake more than once, very interesting. it is also good for the skin and color. A tour guide is present to give a detail on the background. It is also one of a kind in the Caribbean! a must to see..

Thank riannamahadeo
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

You can choose to walk on the lake on your own without an official tour guide, just don't go with shoes on your feet in case you land in some softer part where you can find yourself stuck. A sturdy stick would be very helpful...More

1  Thank trinihd
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