Port of Spain Tours
Maracas Beach Trip
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Ages 0-99, max of 30 per group
Duration: 5h
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Live guide: English
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  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Port of Spain pick-up and drop-off
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Chair and umbrella
  • Bathroom/ changing room fee ($1 USD each time)
  • Outside Port of Spain pick up (contact us for additional fee for this)
  • Gratuities


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • We pick-up from anywhere in Port of Spain but please contact us to verify. For pick-ups outside of Port of Spain, please contact us as additional fees will apply. Piarco International Airport is not in Port of Spain.
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      Airport pickup offered
      During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included airports.
      • Piarco Airport, Port of Spain Trinidad
      Port pickup offered
      During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included ports.
      • Port of Spain Cruise Ship Complex
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Not wheelchair accessible
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 4130P13

        • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
        • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
        • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
        • Children must be accompanied by an adult
        • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
        • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: Ship name, docking time, and re-boarding time
        • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or no-show
        • Only collapsible wheelchairs can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark. May also have difficulty rolling in the sand. Please contact us for more information.
        • Most travelers can participate
        • Small collapsible strollers that can fit in a trunk are allowed but may find difficulty rolling in the sand.
        • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
        • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

        • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

        If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 4130P13

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        About the operator
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        • Trinidad & Tobago Sightseeing Tours
          76
          Caribbean
          Joined in April 2016
        • Rkelliher
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          2.0 of 5 bubbles
          A waste of a day
          After 3 hour drive in a very uncomfortable vehicle, not suited to the roads, we landed at Mayora beach which was filthy and encountered a group of starving dogs. There was no visiting San Fernando on the way, as specified. We then travelled to a “private area” of Manzanilla Beach, again a filthy area of Beach with a broken down restaurant and tiki bar for lunch. This trip was a complete waste of a day. The guide was a lovely lady.
          Written June 16, 2024
        • vanessatH3511LG
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Wonderful trip
          Mr. Jeffrey was very knowledgeable. He showed us things no one else offers. He really loves his home country and it shows. Even in bad weather we were able to go so many new places and he gave us the history behind each. He was very accommodating and made sure to stop multiple places as requested. This was an excellent experience and I’d recommend to everybody coming to the island.
          Written April 4, 2024
        • camnowik98
          0 contributions
          4.0 of 5 bubbles
          Touring Trinidad
          Port of Spain is a very old town and it's obvious it's been in the map for ages by its buildings and sacred sites. The Catholic cathedral of the Conception for one was constructed in the mid 1800's. It's located in a huge and very long plaza. The interior is typical Spanish with patio doors, ornate lighting hanging from the ceiling and alcoves. In the basement various decreased church dignitaries are entombed. A few steps away is Chinatown and the hustle and bustle of shoppers looking for treats and bargains. The business district is home to many a modern sky scraper and hi rises. At the waterfront there is an overpass which makes it easy to cross the busy highway. Guides in red shirts are very helpful and informative. The currency in Trinidad is the T&T. Inside the marina is a craft market and WiFi is free.
          Written March 27, 2024
        • maryhT7354OJ
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          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Lovely way to get a taste of Trinidad
          A lovely drive with a knowledgeable tour guide/bus driver with a great sense of humor. (I wish I could recall his name, but his bus was called "God's Favour." Loved seeing the Port of Spain area and then moving along to higher vistas with views. The botanical garden was a little underwhelming, but our guide there was full of info about the different trees we saw. My favorite stop was Uncle Sam & Sons for the Bake & Shark, a delicious sandwich recommended by our driver. Overall, a lovely way to see the island and get a little taste of local flavor.
          Written February 9, 2024
        • SueR748
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Trinidad is terrific
          Jeffrey was a great guide. Very knowledgeable. Safe and courteous driver. Went out of his way to show me the sights and help me sample the wonderful food from Trinidad
          Written December 24, 2023
        • Iluvthe44thpresident
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          4.0 of 5 bubbles
          Reliable, Friendly, and Professional Tours
          If you have an option to pick your tour guide choose Jeffrey. You will not be disappointed. He has a wealth of knowledge from history to plants and everything in between. He will show you some hidden treasures and you will be thankful that you have had the opportunity to meet him.
          Written December 7, 2023
        • Z6412GUandyd
          0 contributions
          3.0 of 5 bubbles
          Tour of Trinidad Industrial Complex - meh
          Visiting the pitch lake was very cool. The lunch was excellent and super cheap. The rest was boring. More of a tour of the industrial complexes of Trinidad, such as multiple refineries and cement factories. The temples weren't anything special to me. A long day for not much fun sites. The driver was very nice and communication with the tour company was outstanding
          Written April 24, 2023
        • 817l_vias
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          3.0 of 5 bubbles
          Pitch Lake is great! But very long unnecessary return
          The experience in the pitch lake was great, swimming in the lakes and walking over the pit is a unique experience. Took us about 1h30 to arrive from Port of Spain. The problem was in the way back, almost 2 hours drive to stop in the middle of nowhere to eat something was not special at all and because of this huge turn we need another hour to arrive in the next attraction making the tour unnecessary too long.
          Written April 23, 2023
        • jaredcG8181WN
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Highlight Tour
          Caroni Swamp Boat Ride and Maracas Beach/Bake &Shark. Ulric my sightseeing driver was amazing he gave me a detailed description of every area we drove
          Written March 31, 2023
        • A6546WRpaulc
          0 contributions
          2.0 of 5 bubbles
          Maybe I was on the wrong tour ?
          I'm really convinced we were put on the wrong tour by mistake as we didn't see any view point of a the beach. We didn't even leave the main shopping area near the port. As nice as the tour guide was it wasn't at all what we expected or paid for £120 was a shocking price for what we received. The tour was meant to last 3.5 hours and we were back on the ship within 1 hour 50 minutes . I think this all came from a lot of confusion at the port area as nobody had a sign we then called the number on the booking and was told to go to an informed kiosk who were very friendly and polite and pointed us to a guy in a white shirt (but no sign or branding) he then shouted over to a guys who said "your tour is with me" like I said the guy was friendly enough but the tour was really poor quality for the money we paid.
          Written March 23, 2023
        • Ed D
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          South Trinidad
          seeing all the pitch from Pitch Lake is unique. Going to where the floods in 2021 washed away homes and roads was incredible.
          Written March 22, 2023
        • Ed D
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          You won't regret this tour
          the tour guide. Very knowledgeable and you learn much about the island, Lots of photo opportunities and lunch is local food. Try the doubles
          Written March 21, 2023
        • Ed D
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Scenic drive around Trinidad
          what I learned from my tour guide was unreal. He was very informative and very helpful with his explanations, Good value for the cost of tour.
          Written March 20, 2023
        • Silvia K
          0 contributions
          5.0 of 5 bubbles
          Wonderful scenery, interesting historical facts, perfect tour guide
          Ulric the tour guide is wonderful. He is customizing the tour to individual expectations, as far as possible. I had a great time.
          Written March 6, 2023
        • Priceville
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          1.0 of 5 bubbles
          Dead disappointed by a deadbeat experience
          As this site does not offer just a review of the city where we stayed for 8 days, I am tucking a look at POS here. We never took a tour as reviews here were bad, the cost is exorbitant as is everything here. We walked. At 75 we have done considerable travelling worldwide -- mostly in developing countries--but this place can surely be missed. The taxis charge in US$, per person so a short trip up the hill to the Art Gallery and botanical gardens was $50US. So if you come make sure you get a TTfs app as a tourist paid $1 for what we paid $35 (and you can tour about all you like.) The gardens are not in bloom and this place is a dust bowl so we saw no reason to go. Nor would we get any pleasure from seeing the President's house given the few folks we talked to blamed the government for economic inequality and high inflation. There is not one construction project anywhere downtown which gives an idea about the economy. Maybe because folks only pay a flat $10 property tax, stuck at WWIi levels when implemented.Nor are there any dogs, a cultural thing we were told. We queried our hotel about the museum, to walk there to find it closed for renovations since 2021, yet to be started. The "attractions" -- the Woodford Square and the national parliament buildings best features were inoperative water fountains.The walk down Independence Square South was littered , the most exciting point was the "twin towers" and flagpoles without flags. Eateries downtown were all fast food:KFC, Dairy Queen, Subway, Church's chicken and in our daily walks there was no one offered a smile, like the walking dead. Even in business places, staff hid behind steel bars. One office worker did smile as we neared, to say if she had the money for a flight, she would be gone. No fun on the streets like a steel band or such as one finds most everywhere. After all, it's all about the energy of a place. We paid to go to the Movietown mall, saw a movie and had a great Italian meal at Frederico's. We stayed at the Hyatt, shiny new and stylish but uppity because they stand out from the norm and had biz groups here and there. But bring bucks if you want to eat. As backpackers until Covid, we are travellers, not tourists, so found a market for granola/yogurt vs.the breakfast at $41US, and we had one-meal room service for 3 nights!!! We looked at the Radisson as the rooftop restaurant might be a treat:: stuck in the '60s, only Sunday brunch and the buffet looked low grade for $60US/per while the Hyatt $80US brunch was grand. To be noted is we can afford to pay, but expect value not a perpetual rip-off. We came here in transit to Barbados and the Antilles so had no interest in seeking out the swamp or beaches in the humidity for several hundred as there are prettier beaches elsewhere. We didn't feel unsafe, just sad to have made the effort and $ to come here. Won't be back, for sure.
          Written March 5, 2023
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        Gretchen M
        9 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Mar 2023 • Couples
        It was a bit confusing finding the driver from the cruise port, but once we found Ahmar, he was wonderful. Answered all our questions to and from the Beach and was very polite and courteous. Was definitely worth booking this on our own.
        Written March 28, 2023
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        Hello, thank you for your review. We apologize for the difficulty in finding the driver, but we’re glad the tour met your expectations.
        Written March 29, 2023
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        Brenda K
        2 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Mar 2023
        I traveled to the beach with Curacao fascinating tours. Ms Jantree couldn't have been nicer more informative and gave the best tour of Curacao I have ever had there. You won't be disappointed if you book with her.
        Written March 20, 2023
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