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Address: Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
Phone Number: +1 868-469-4076
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A great nature excursion! Loved every minute!

The boat tours through caroni are a great experience! We got to see snakes (from a far distance), scarlet ibis, flamingos, and even more all in their natural habitat. The boat... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Johnny L
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Diego Martin, Trinidad
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Diego Martin, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat tours through caroni are a great experience! We got to see snakes (from a far distance), scarlet ibis, flamingos, and even more all in their natural habitat. The boat ride was cool, perfect climate and it never got boring. This is probably one of the few tours in Trinidad that I wouldn't mind doing again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the west side of the Uriah Butler highway just south of the Caroni bridge, this destination is ideal for nature seekers that would like to quickly be able to take in wildlife from a safe location. There are an abundance of crabs, snakes, caimans and other small swamp creatures to view on your way to the spectacular arrival... More 

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Thank Stephen d
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

If you want to see a Scarlet Ibis-this is the place! The tour lasts about 2 hr. The cost is very reasonable (60TTD=9USD) per person. It's a evening-catch the sunset and watch the birds come back to roost for the evening kind of trip. Quite frankly-it was spectacular. The tour accommodates to all - from small children to adult to... More 

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Trinidad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

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.

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New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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