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Address: Caroni, Trinidad
Phone Number: +1 868-645-1305
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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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Memorable experience, lovely staff

We were in Port of Spain for a 5 day cricket test match that got called off because of just 2 hours of rain (bad Stadium facilities). So we were left with 4 sunny days with little... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 31, 2016
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New York City, New York
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Trinidad
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37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Staff are friendly.Prices are a bit high but not extremely bad. Boats are spacious, with basically only seats.

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New York City, New York
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We were in Port of Spain for a 5 day cricket test match that got called off because of just 2 hours of rain (bad Stadium facilities). So we were left with 4 sunny days with little to do. Through tripadvisor, we found Nanan tours. First we called to ask about the Caroni swamp tour. The phone was answered right... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

I have taken this tour 4 or 5 times over the past few years. It is a great tour. Nanan's is very helpful and accommodating. The guides are extremely knowledgable and good at spotting animals. It is very reasonably priced. I will definitely do it again on my next trip to Trinidad. I am still hoping to spot a silky... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016

I lived in Trinidad for four years, some 30'odd years ago, but had never been on this fascinating two and a half hour + tour. Details of this have been covered by others on this site; but a couple of points: the "gubernator"/ guide was only visible and audible when necessary. Those of us in the boat were allowed, for... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

Had a stopover in Port of Spain from 2.30 pm to 9.00 pm and decided to use their services. They booked me on the telephone. When I existed the arrivals area, there was a taxi waiting for me. He was real good and spoke English. He drove us to the Bird Sanctuary. We started the tour in the boat at... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016

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

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Devon, United Kingdom
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39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

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 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Topeka, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Maxwell, Barbados
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135 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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

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