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Caroni Bird Sanctuary

Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Caroni
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: Birdwatching
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San Diego, California
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24 reviews 24 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
30 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 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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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
6 helpful votes 6 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I highly recommend to see this tour in Trinidad second to Leather back turtle nesting in Matura Beach. Come here in the afternoon as these birds flock the trees and swamps as they feed and nest for the day. These birds are protected species and their sanctuary is deep in the swamps and you have to ride a boat to... More

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Trinidad
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This year decided to do Local Attractions for my 1st wave vacation. Booked with Nanan's Tours, and they were professional, timely and really engaging. The tour guide was detailed, and stopped at major points of interests for taking pictures and made time for us to behold the beauty of the Mangrove, Scarlet Ibis and other birds. The tour lasted about... More

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