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Caroni Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
Phone Number: 18684694076
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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We visited the bird sanctuary using Nanan's tours. Price is $50 per person and kids $35. It's not exactly worth your money. The evening tours are the best because you would get to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the bird sanctuary using Nanan's tours. Price is $50 per person and kids $35. It's not exactly worth your money. The evening tours are the best because you would get to see the birds flying to go to roost. The boat is average basically just benches but it's comfortable. This was enjoyable.

Thank trinippl
New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had long heard this was a great place. You go in a small boat down a long mangrove swamp. The trees are very tall, with roots reaching to the water. It was very still, so everything was reflected in the water. We saw a couple of snakes wrapped around low branches. Many kinds of birds were flying around. The... More 

Thank Daniel V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Ahhh the serenity... this place is so beautiful... nature at its finest. This is my absolute most favorite place to go especially when I'm stressed. Sailing through the mangroves, down the river to the ocean, this view never ceases to amaze me... I swear it looks like something out of a movie. Ohhh and that sunset <3 The stillness of... More 

Thank Shazara A
Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I went through Nanan tours. It was a good value for the amount of time and number of animals I saw. It is difficult, expensive, or both to get here from Port of Spain without your own vehicle, but well-worth the trek to see this natural wonder. I saw boas, silky anteaters, herons, parrots, and of course, the magnificent scarlet... More 

Thank K_bau1
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

As usual the trip was fantastic. This was 5th or 6th trip over the last 15years. This time I took my niece who is now 15years old. Unfortunately the tour operator (Nanan's) seems to not have sufficient tour operators as we had to share one tour guide between two overcrowded boats. There should be a clear indication of the number... More 

Thank Ria L
Tacarigua, Saint George, Trinidad and Tobago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

A beautiful drive into the Mangroves of Western almost Central Trinidad, a place called Caroni Bird Sanctuary. You should first go to the Visitors Centre. Before you enter, you should look for the Red Capped Cardinal bird. It is most times at the Gated Entrance. As you walk in, you can read how the area became a Sanctuary, then pictures... More 

Thank Wendell G
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Booked with Madoo tours. HANDS DOWN the best tour group on the Swamp! Lots of great and interesting info about the surrounding flora, fauna and wildlife. In addition to lots of educated information about the Scarlet Ibis. We could actually see another tour group close by (while watching the birds come in to roost) and the other tour guide sat... More 

Thank MoonBeam101
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

We booked with Darren of Mandoo Tours. What an excellent guide he was, with lots of info about the flora and fauna of the Caroni Swamp. We saw tree boas, a screech owl and of course, lots of native bird inhabitants including egrets, ibis and herons. April is nesting season so there were not as many birds as in Jan-Feb,... More 

Thank NineofCups
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

We were taken by Nanan's Bird Sanctuary Tours by boat up the channels leading to where the scarlet ibis fly in to roost. The guide, Lester, was jolly and very knowledgeable and stopped to see wildlife along the way. Actually seeing the ibis, egrets and herons flying in to roost at dusk must be one of the spectacles of the... More 

Thank Ann G
Kannapolis, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

visit this bird sanctuary any day of the week . tour commences at 4.00 p m .tour guides are well equipped with all the necessary knowledge etc of the birds, one will enjoy the flora and fauna as you are boating along the Caroni River. do find the time to visitt this ' natural phenomena '

Thank naturelover689

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