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Caroni Bird Sanctuary

Address: Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
Phone Number: 18684694076
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Caroni
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Birdwatching
Attraction details
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Birdwatching
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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English first
Norwich, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

For starters, the boats used during the tours are extremely old, and the engines emit a very large amount of smoke and fumes. I saw many different kinds of birds there, and the boat driver even backed up so everybody could see the dead iguana floating in the water. Yikes. The tour was very interesting and I saw so many... More 

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Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

One of the best Trinidad's attractions, magnificent parade of red ibises, serine bird sanctuary over sunset. Absolutely recommend to visit!

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Rode the big green boat tour through the swamp. It was interesting but not overwhelming. Then we motored into a wide bay and tied up away from an overgrown island. The tour guide told how multitudes of white herons and red crested ibis returned to that island every night to roost. Then they started coming...wave after wave...and then even more...and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

great tour really see the nature of the swamp and beauty it was 50 dollars tt for 2.5 hour tour it was great value for the money

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Beautiful bird sanctuary and swamp tour. Highly informative guide gave us a wealth of information. The scarlet Ibis nesting for the night was an amazing sight. Downside the militant Mosquitos. Jeans and sleeves are a must!

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Edmonton
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The boat tour through the mangroves was made better by our guide who did a great job of pointing out various wildlife as well as explaining the origins of the swamp and how things have changed over time. It was great to see the Scarlet Ibis in person and the nesting at the end of the day was a very... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The tour as a whole as ok in my opinion, nothing too special. But in the end it was great experience to see all those beautiful birds comming to the same bushes in the middle of a amazing lake.

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Leicester, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

It was not very busy at all. The boats can easily hold 20 or so people. The entire time is spent in the boat. We wore long pant and had mosquito repellent with us (we had read this some place), but there were no mosquitoes this time of year at least. First through mostly covered river where the friendly guide/boatsman... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I thought everything in texas was big until I visited the caroni bird sanctuary tn Trinidad and tobago,Even though the water is suppose to be about 2-6 metres deep,the expanse made it seem much deeper,love seeing the sleeping cacabel snakes above us we sailed through the swamps,the returning of the scarlet ibis to roost in the late evening made the... More 

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Guadeloupe
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The place was easy to find, well indicated. The team we met there, was very friendly, toilets accessible and clean. We had the pleasure that day my mum and i to see snakes, two lovely owls, little crabs, a caiman showing his head, fishes, the beauty of the nature and especially the arrival of the red ibis, covering the three... More 

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