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Caroni Bird Sanctuary

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Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
+1 868-790-1865
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Reviewed 8 February 2019

Great views of the swamp including mangroves. Lots of crabs and animals and plant life to see- especially the beautiful scarlet ibis. Highly recommend for everyone to visit, including with children.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank sarahb3n
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Went on a Tour with Nanan Tours. Rodney was our guide. He was very experienced and knowledgeable on all the wildlife that he pointed out to us. Rodeny showed us many different birds, snakes, crabs and fauna along the way in the boat. Viewing the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Roxanne D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful water channels leading to the bird sanctuary is abundant with natural beauty of indigenous flora and fauna. Here you might catch a glimpse of a few sleeping snakes, caimans and the main attraction, our national bird, the Scarlet Ibis.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Canaycu
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I booked via phone and paid in cash at of the two companies carrying out tours in this park. Very convenient and easy. They were expecting us, and take us to boat right away. The ride was a little hot, but very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Landalf01
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is an experience everyone should have. Our bird sanctuary is filled with life both plants and animals. The tour guide gives you a great explanation of the entire boat ride and what can be expected. To see the scarlet ibis in its natural habitat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank aminah23
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We booked with Nanan by chance, in part because they seemed to have a good group and plenty of other people. When we mentioned we were bird watchers, Lester made sure to put us in a boat with a guide who was exceptional for the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jrecology
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We went with Nanan's boat tour and spent 2 hours in the swamp. We sat on the last row of the wooden boat with the guide(boat captain) behind us. This allowed us to listen to our guided tour and had better photo opportunities. The highlight...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank victorp456
Reviewed 11 July 2018

My favorite place on Trinidad - it's simply unimaginable to believe that this magnificent, National treasure spot is just a few miles away from the hustle & bustle of the Capitol City, Port of Spain and some of the island's busiest highways. We head out...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank NadiaLaFond
Reviewed 25 June 2018

There are several places people need to visit in Trinidad and Caroni Swamp is one of them. Most go for the Scarlet Ibis show while some go for the boat ride. Either way, you won't be disappointed. This was a highlight from my trip. As...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chris R
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

My family love going out with Ravi Kalpoo. The tour was informative and we saw the scarlet ibis which was awesome.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sally n
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30 October 2018|
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Response from Landalf01 | Reviewed this property |
You won't see as many birds in the morning. The best time to go is in the evening time when birds are returning to their nest. Also, wonderful wildlife activity could be seen n the evening.
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.