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Caroni Bird Sanctuary

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  • Average3%
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“scarlet ibis”(81 reviews)
“boat ride”(14 reviews)
“clams”(20 reviews)
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Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
+1 868-790-1865
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 August 2005

I have just return back from seeing the Caroni bird sanctuary it was the best view i have ever seen its nice and quiet the tours guides were excellent i hope the sanctuary will always be there thank u for the wonderful view!

14  Thank Sightsee16750
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 June 2012

Ideal for nature lovers! Enjoy the smooth, relaxing boatride and the cool evening wind as it brushes lightly across your face. The ride begins at 4:00pm-6:30pm. Be sure to walk with a high definition camera. Jus incase rain should fall you will certainly need more...More

4  Thank Shivon T
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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Thank sally n
Reviewed 9 May 2018

You do not need always a Christmas tree - just go to see the wonderful read ibises how they are landing on the tree.

Thank astere2000
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We bought our tickets from Nannan's tours for $60TT each which is just under $10 USD. The boat we boarded at first was crowded and we ended up at the back of the boat. I then asked to move because it was too close to...More

1  Thank sheridaw2017
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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.