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Address: Caroni, Trinidad
Phone Number: 868) 645-1305
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Nanan’s Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, pioneers in the Caroni Bird Sanctuary,...

Nanan’s Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, pioneers in the Caroni Bird Sanctuary, conduct lectured boat tours daily into the Caroni Swamp by well trained guides. Tours leave the jetty at 4:00 p.m. and return by 6:30 p.m. Meeting time is at 3:40 p.m at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary. Visitors are met at the entrance and directed to the private car park by staff members.

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Easy to book. Good, informative tour

I tried to book with another operator but the three phone numbers on their website all went to voicemail. In contrast, Nanan's tours allowed booking direct from the website and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2014
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent tour of the Caroni Swamp. The guide was very knowledgable and informative. He spoke loud and clear so all could here. Great experience.

Thank eyeswideopen8952
Level Contributor
72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the afternoon Caroni tour to see the ibises and herons return to their evening roost. It was a lovely sunny afternoon and the trip to the main lake was enjoyable with many birds and water boas to see on the way. We even got good views of the Ibis in the mangroves. However this all paled into insignificance... More 

Thank Abbotsham
Grand Junction, Colorado
Level Contributor
39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Wow! This tour takes visitors on a boat ride through the Caroni Swamp to an island containing its main attraction - The Scarlet Ibis. As tour guides line boats up for viewing, birds begin to arrive. White birds glide in just over the water, scarlet birds soar in from the sky above. In a matter of minutes, a lush green... More 

Thank HTL2013
Topeka, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I took a couple of the tours with this company. I visited the Caroni Swamp, took a city tour, and went to the Maracas Bay swim tour. The tour guides Lester and Lisa were so kind, knowedgeable, and worked around my flight schedule. I learned so much from these tour guides. They made sure I had a great time. They... More 

Thank Lori B
Maxwell, Barbados
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130 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Scarlet Ibis are amazing! Just a pity we couldn't have got closer to them without spooking them :(. Also saw Blue Herons, and a very large Cayman, Tree Snakes, Owls and various birds. Only US10 for ticket and tour was 2.5 hours so well worth it. Tour didn't start till 4 o'clock, so sun wasn't too hot

1 Thank Angie G
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I went on Nanand's boat trip to the Caroni swamp one afternoon, really excited about seeing the scarlet ibis and also just to experience the peace and tranquility of the mangroves. However what I experienced was more like a rowdy party than a nature experience. There were several boats of Nanand tours departing, all full of people packed like sardines.... More 

2 Thank globetrotter_crazy
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We used Nanan tours for 2 excursions- 1 to Caroni and one to Asa Wright's bird Sanctuary. The drivers are polite and knowledgeable. Both Lester and Andy were safe and courteous drivers and had fantstic knowledge of the areas, tours and the birds! Thanks Nanan tours for a great experience.

Thank Bianca F
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We were seriously delayed by traffic on our journey to the Caroni swamps. The proprietor called twice to check our progress and promised his men would wait for us, which they did. We were greeted with a smile and our own boat and were given the full tour despite the late start. Our guide was very knowledgeable and conveyed his... More 

Thank thelmap211
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We had a wonderful outing at the Bird Sanctuary. Our guide was very informative and basically grew up learning about the swamp and the ecosystem. The scarlet ibis coming in to roost was one of the most spectacular sites I have ever seen. Highly recommended.

Thank Avazarabenji
Level Contributor
74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

I tried to book with another operator but the three phone numbers on their website all went to voicemail. In contrast, Nanan's tours allowed booking direct from the website and was confirmed quickly by email. The tour was good value and the guide quite knowledgeable. We saw snakes and many varieties of birds. Would go with them again.

Thank Martin_Doc

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