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Address: Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
Phone Number: 18684694076
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Activities: Birdwatching

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The scarlet ibis are amazing, don't expect much else

My girlfriend and I went on this tour now knowing much about it. We needed something to do and our hotel recommended it. Make sure that you have a hat and glasses and things... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Colin M
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Windsor, Canada
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Windsor, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My girlfriend and I went on this tour now knowing much about it. We needed something to do and our hotel recommended it. Make sure that you have a hat and glasses and things to shield you from the sun! The first hour and a half or so of the trip is pretty boring, so bringing a book or something... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
8 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is worth going to visit purely for the magnificent sight of the scarlet ibis coming into roost in the fading light - literally many hundreds, possibly thousands of them. The rest of the 2.5 hour tour is a matter of luck as to what you do or don't see - we saw tree snakes, and a few birds, but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I'm not a birdwatcher, but this tour looked interesting to me. Went with a friend to take it in, and it's a pleasant boat ride through the mangrove, with beautiful views of the distant landscape at certain points. We saw snakes, hummingbirds, a cayman and of course the Scarlet Ibis. Just being out in nature on a nice afternoon was... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

the arrivals of the national birt of the island was spectacular to say the least! guided tours were $50TT each and lasted approximatley 2.5-3.5 hours. the tour boat goes throught he swamp and passages on a voyage of discovery, look out for snakes and bats! pack a small cooler with some rum punch and snacks for the voyage, bring your... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This was such a fanatsic trip thorugh mangrove swamps by boat saw a boa curled up in one of the mangroves, so many different brds but the sight of so many scarlet ibis coming into roost will stay imprinted on my mind forever heaven. visited 2006 2008

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

One of the most wonderful sights I have ever seen was here when the Scarlet Ibis flocked to roost in the mangrove trees at sunset. I've seen many wonderful things in my years of travelling but this rates in the top 5. Unbelievable especially when accompanied by a rum punch!

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Saint Andrews, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I thought this was a really nice boat tour through the mangroves. Saw lots of birds some snakes different fish and crabs. Watching the scarlet ibis fly into the trees at sunset was quite something. It almost looked like the trees were on fire as we were sailing away. For the price (60tt) it's well worth a visit.

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Welcome to Trinidad. This is one of the main Tourist attraction in the Island of Trinidad. I been here about 3 times. Always new and cheerful bird lookers, Friendly staff with an indepth explanation as to everything while you pass by on a boat. I saw roots grow above water and learnt the history on the birds. What a lovely... More 

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Umberleigh, United Kingdom
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

A very interesting boat trip through mangrove swamps. Very knowledgeable boatman. Wonderful sunset flights of Scarlet Ibis coming in to roost

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

A positive attitude by the guides with regard to service. polite, helpful and well mannered. Liked every bit of the trip.

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