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Caroni Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
Phone Number: 18684694076
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching

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A naturalists paradise...

A must see for everyone.the highlight was the natural nesting grounds for the Scalet Ibis.A sea of red at one point in time.Really a fantastic sight. The trip is about two hours... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A must see for everyone.the highlight was the natural nesting grounds for the Scalet Ibis.A sea of red at one point in time.Really a fantastic sight. The trip is about two hours so make sure and carry water,sunblock and a camera.the boat ride is very calm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Best place to see scarlet I ibis in large flocks. Other wild love includes silk ant eater, owls and humming birds

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Tabaquite, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Visited the Bird Sanctuary last Saturday with Kalpoo's Tours. The boat tour through the swamp was enchanting and exciting.The guide was knowledgeable and humorous, interacted well with both adults and children. He also allowed us a bit of fishing and made a nice big bowl of cucumber and apple chow for us! And the highlight of the evening was watching... More 

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Great boat ride on the swamp with very knowledgeable guides and witnessing the Scarlet Ibis come in to roost is magical.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I visited the swamp early last year with the excellent tour guide Ravi Kalpoo. You can view my YouTube video on the Kvtv channel http://youtu.be/q1qsiyJzkL8. I . I recommend this tour for couples especially those that want a peaceful outing. The best time to visit is in the evening when the Scarlet Ibis return to their nest. It's a beautiful... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

It starts in eve around 4 am, we went to the place directly but its better to contact the tour guides upfront and get your reservations done. You only pay at the site, so that is good in case you couldn't make out to the trip. You take the boat ride into the swamp and its really good. try to... More 

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Trinidad And Tobago, Caribbean
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The Sanctuary is very good for to go with family. It have a great views and beautiful birds. The trip by boat is very good

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Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you wish to have a serene evening into dusk, why not sail down a lazy tributary and see a spectacular sight of our national bird, the Scarlet Ibis coming in to roost. These birds pack a scarlet punch and cover the trees in the evening time, after having flown over to Venezuela during the day. The backdrop of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Trip started at the rather dismal visitor centre, not much there but some dilapidated loos. When getting on the boat the tour guide noticed we had binoculars and invited us to sit at the back near him so he could point things out, and he did make an effort to locate birds in the mangrove swamps though not many made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The tours start from the main road by boat leaving at around 4pm. There is a slow trip through the swamp and the guides point out things like snakes, birds and other animals. It's pot luck as to what you actually get to see. Finally you arrive at a lagoon and tie up and wait. Nothing is happening then a... More 

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Additional Information about Caroni Bird Sanctuary

Address: Address: Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
Phone Number: 18684694076
Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Trinidad  >  Caroni
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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