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Asa Wright Nature Centre

Arima, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad
868 667 4655
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Ranked #4 of 52 Attractions in Trinidad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Viewing foliage, Birdwatching
Description: This small resort, buried among mountains deep in the Trinidad rain forest, is famous for its amazing diversity in animal and plant species.
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Mauritius
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102 reviews 102 reviews
53 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I can't believe I did not write a review for this already - this is my FAVOURITE place in Trinidad - if there was no entry fee with the same boring tour, I would go there every time I had some free time. The drive up there is pretty dangerous and easy to get lost especially as there is often... More

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Trinidad
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We arrived over an hour late for the tour due to the weather, and we expected that we would not get the guide, because we were late!! When we got to the desk, paid etc. the receptionist informed us we had missed the tour and probably would not get a guide. It was a group of seven so we decided... More

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Good for a day out. Interesting things to see. A very nice man made pool but the water is ice cold. A great spot for bird watchers. It is a far drive from the city though for tourists. Nice view of the valley.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Just my second visit to the Asa Wright Nature Center and will certainly not be my last. Being a budding wildlife photographer this location provides the ideal location for shooting over a hundred species of birds and other wildlife. The veranda provides an excellent vantage point for looking out over the valley below. The feeders in the veranda attract a... More

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Brandon, VT
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Asa Wright Nature Centre is one of the best spots in the world for both serious and casual birdwatchers. We have birded fairly extensively all over the Caribbean, and in Costa Rica and Mexico, and still managed to bag 41 life birds here in four days. We also saw a lot of beautiful birds that we have seen before. A... More

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Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Asa Wright Nature Centre has what you need for a great retreat alone or with company. I took my kids here. The staff was so accommodating and informative. They learnt so much and best of all they came away with a greater appreciation of the need for preservation and love for nature. The quiet and secured facilities are safe enough... More

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We took some friends of ours who had lived in Trinidad many years ago and wanted to show their daughter what Trinidad had to offer other than sea and the beach. We all had a great time. Even though I regularly go on walks and hikes through out the island I enjoyed seeing nature so grand and seeing animals and... More

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Surrey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very informative and relaxed, with pleasant walks and surprising sights and sounds. If you like bird watching and understanding the fauna - go to Asa Wright. You might even find a cool natural pool in the forest to jump in to...

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Trinidad
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If u love nature , then this is a place to visit. Serene surroundings, enhanced by lush fauna and flora. One can choose to visit for a few hours or take advantage of a longer stay with accomodation at one of the cabins. A guided tour along the trails exposes one to a variety of local birds and trees. There... More

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Balmaha, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Took Debbie here for her birthday, most memorable! Interesting tour but the most amazing part was having a meal surrounded by humming birds. With it being out pof season we were the only ones eating but the service was just as good. Views down the valley with nothing but trees and deep valleys. Views which locals would have seen 4000... More

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