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Caroni Bird Sanctuary

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Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
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“scarlet ibis” (76 reviews)
“clams” (19 reviews)
“boat ride” (11 reviews)
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Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
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"scarlet ibis"
in 76 reviews
"clams"
in 19 reviews
"boat ride"
in 11 reviews
"amazing sight"
in 5 reviews
"tour lasts about"
in 2 reviews
"tour company"
in 4 reviews
"tree boa"
in 5 reviews
"mangrove channels"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful tour"
in 2 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 2 reviews
"life jackets"
in 2 reviews
"comfortable boat"
in 2 reviews
"visit trinidad"
in 2 reviews
"located close"
in 2 reviews
"come home"
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"swamp"
in 46 reviews
"snakes"
in 30 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

We visited the bird sanctuary using Nanan's tours. Price is $50 per person and kids $35. It's not exactly worth your money. The evening tours are the best because you would get to see the birds flying to go to roost. The boat is average...More

Thank trinippl
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

I had long heard this was a great place. You go in a small boat down a long mangrove swamp. The trees are very tall, with roots reaching to the water. It was very still, so everything was reflected in the water. We saw a...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Ahhh the serenity... this place is so beautiful... nature at its finest. This is my absolute most favorite place to go especially when I'm stressed. Sailing through the mangroves, down the river to the ocean, this view never ceases to amaze me... I swear it...More

Thank Shazara A
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

I went through Nanan tours. It was a good value for the amount of time and number of animals I saw. It is difficult, expensive, or both to get here from Port of Spain without your own vehicle, but well-worth the trek to see this...More

Thank karlb912
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

As usual the trip was fantastic. This was 5th or 6th trip over the last 15years. This time I took my niece who is now 15years old. Unfortunately the tour operator (Nanan's) seems to not have sufficient tour operators as we had to share one...More

Thank Ria L
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

A beautiful drive into the Mangroves of Western almost Central Trinidad, a place called Caroni Bird Sanctuary. You should first go to the Visitors Centre. Before you enter, you should look for the Red Capped Cardinal bird. It is most times at the Gated Entrance....More

Thank Wendell G
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Booked with Madoo tours. HANDS DOWN the best tour group on the Swamp! Lots of great and interesting info about the surrounding flora, fauna and wildlife. In addition to lots of educated information about the Scarlet Ibis. We could actually see another tour group close...More

Thank MoonBeam101
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

We booked with Darren of Mandoo Tours. What an excellent guide he was, with lots of info about the flora and fauna of the Caroni Swamp. We saw tree boas, a screech owl and of course, lots of native bird inhabitants including egrets, ibis and...More

Thank NineofCups
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

We were taken by Nanan's Bird Sanctuary Tours by boat up the channels leading to where the scarlet ibis fly in to roost. The guide, Lester, was jolly and very knowledgeable and stopped to see wildlife along the way. Actually seeing the ibis, egrets and...More

Thank Ann G
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

visit this bird sanctuary any day of the week . tour commences at 4.00 p m .tour guides are well equipped with all the necessary knowledge etc of the birds, one will enjoy the flora and fauna as you are boating along the Caroni River....More

Thank naturelover689
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Christine L
1 December 2016|
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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.
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Christine L
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Response from trinippl | Reviewed this property |
I used NANAN's tours and ours started at 4:30pm but there are earlier trips.
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