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Asa Wright Nature Centre

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This small resort, buried among mountains deep in the Trinidad rain forest, is famous for its amazing diversity in animal and plant species.
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Blanchisseuse Rd | Arima, Trinidad
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+1 868-667-4655
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Reviewed yesterday

The guide did not take long before he spotted a snake. He also took us to hear a bell bird. Took a little while and then we saw it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place, not only for bird lovers. Very nice to sit on the veranda and feel the nature. Nice staff and good guides. Food could have been better.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank izminimaria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place way exceeded my expectations. I had a bad chest infection throughout my trip to Trinidad & Tobago so to be able to see & photograph so many beautiful birds from the veranda when I hadn't the energy to walk was such a treat....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have spent 5 nights in AWNC. The rooms are OK, normal size, clean and tidy. In the main building there is a huge verandah with a view on the feeders and the extended garden. There is always a guide around to point out special...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MirandaVanDerBurg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were scheduled to arrive at noon for lunch followed by a 1:30 nature walk but due to extremely bad POS traffic, we arrived almost 45 minutes late. The staff held our lunch for us, which none of us were expecting. The staff treated us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank balmergirl2017
Reviewed January 10, 2019

This was our second stay and again we wish we could have stayed longer. In fact it was even better than last time - the rooms have been upgraded and the veranda - with its views out to the rainforest - remain beautiful. Anytime you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank A P
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

an excellent place to see humming birds and be educated on a very relaxed 90 minute walk through easy walk on the trail from the lodge.. good for all ages. excellent lunch. great value

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rob S
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful wildlife centre with comfortable chalet accommodation. Birds amazing with feeders all around to attract humming birds and others. Guide ready to explain and point out different species. A special place

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 14pamw
Reviewed December 6, 2018

The place is a former Great House, with its spacious and airy rooms looking out on the mountain side that used to be covered with cocoa and coffee bushes. Lots of humming birds and other small birds are flitting around cans of sugared water. A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christine P
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Nature at its best, we truly enjoy a short hike seeing beautiful exotic flowers, birds of different species ...everything was green and beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hazel G
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Catfluff
December 11, 2017|
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Response from trishbernzy |
it's not strenuous - a gentle incline to walk down then back up less than a kilometer. trails are wide and clear. lots of beautiful flowers and birds along the way.
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fleur2002
Biarritz, France
Accommodation near Asa Wright Nature Centre (3 Replies)
Hello everyone We are arriving into POS airport for a one night stay on February 18 at 6pm after a 10 hour flight before transferring to Tobago on February 19 very early evening. We therefore want a hotel/guesthouse (3 star equivalent and above please for 2 adults and an 11 year old child) close to AWNC as we wish to arrive at the AWNC at 9am when it opens for day visitors. For us, accommodation at the AWNC Lodge is not cheap (3 x 215 US dollars) for one room for one night but we...More
January 31, 2014|
Response fromAhHah|
I don't see how you will avoid 3 taxi rides unless you stay at AWNC. But check the link at the right for Trinidad Hotels and see if you find what you're looking for.
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KANSAS
Transportation (2 Replies)
Looking for information on best public transportation from Port of Spain to the Asa Wright Nature Centre. Is there a scheduled public bus route?
February 19, 2005|
Response fromyoh1|
no... but you can book a taxi... I will get the number and post it later... no bus goes up that way... the bus drops you off at Lopinot Junction ...then you have to take a Lopinot Taxi... to take you up to Asa Wright... best bet is sure transport... or else you have to make it a nature walk... which is the way it is enjoyed best...
GuavaMike
New York
Birding Guide in Trinidad? (1 Reply)
Do you have recommendation or advice on finding a private birding guide in Trinidad? We will be staying at the Asa Wright Nature Centre, but would like to see other nearby areas of the island with an experienced birding guide. We don't do well with structured group tours so are looking for a private guide. We will be traveling in mid March. Thanks Mike
January 13, 2011|
Response fromazbuceadora|
I would contact Asa Wright--fantastic place, BTW--and ask them for recommendations as well.