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Nanan's Tours

Caroni, Trinidad
+1 868-645-1305
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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... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2016
New York City, New York
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Caroni Swamp Tour

I have taken this tour 4 or 5 times over the past few years. It is a great tour. Nanan's is very... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2016
Heather A
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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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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....More

1  Thank gauravsabnis
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...More

Thank Heather A
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...More

Thank Sandy S
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....More

Thank Sanjay R
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.

Thank eyeswideopen8952
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...More

Thank Abbotsham
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...More

Thank HTL2013
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...More

Thank Lori B
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...More

1  Thank Angie G
Reviewed May 1, 2015

I went on Nanand's boat trip to the Caroni swamp one afternoon, really excited about seeing the scarlet ibis and also just to experience the peace and tranquility of the mangroves. However what I experienced was more like a rowdy party than a nature experience....More

2  Thank globetrotter_crazy
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