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Caroni Bird Sanctuary
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Caroni Bird Sanctuary
Reviewed August 29, 2012

You can visit the Caroni Swamp Visitor Centre for free. It is run by staff of the Forestry Division. There is a small display there.
Could rent the open air auditorium at the back of the visitor centre for seminars, weddings etc.

The boat tours are privately operated and there are a different Tour Operators you can select. It's your choice. You would find them at beginning of the road that leads to the Visitor Centre. They all basically offer same viewing in open top boats.

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Reviewed August 27, 2012

I did a tour of the bird sanctuary yesterday afternoon, with Nanan's (I have also posted this review on their part of the website). The tour began at 4pm and ended at about 6.30. Nanan's provided a basic boat - padded seating, and outboard motor, and not much else. Before leaving, they also sold water bottles for TT$5. The guide stopped the boat on several occasions to show various animals - a snake, an alligator, a rare bird, etc. At the end, we stopped for a long while to watch egrets and scarlet ibis settle on an island for the night. This was done from a respectful distance, and the guide asked us to be quiet, so that we would not disturb the birds. Late in the afternoon, there was a pleasant cool breeze, which made the tour a very comfortable experience.

Thank GiorgioGermont
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Reviewed August 25, 2012

It took me many years to eventually visit the swamp. Being from Trinidad, i was amazed at the beauty and serenity of this wonderful placed i felt as if i was visiting another country instead of being right at home.
Even the slight rain we got couldn't spoil this trip.
the birds nesting is a magnificent sight, we had a very informative tour agent.
Great for Kids.

Thank Livinglife1829
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Reviewed August 3, 2012

I do this tour every year, and each time with Madoo's Tours. I appreciate the extra mile they go to ensure your comfort and that you get the most out of their tour. Being out in the river, gliding through the mangroves and viewing the spectacular scarlet ibis is an experience not to be missed!
Be sure to ask for Darren when booking.

3  Thank rosebud100
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

Beautiful sights but it is not as much fun when it rains a lot so make sure you check the forecast . The ibis viewing alone is worth the price of the trip

Thank Michaela S
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