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Caroni Wetlands Sunset Boat Tour

by Island Experiences Duration 4h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is AU$89

Enter the beautiful, serene landscape of the Caroni wetlands and watch for sights of the magnificent Scarlet ibis soaring through the sky. Perfect for bird watchers and outdoor enthusiasts, this mangrove swamp boat journey offers spectacular treats for both your eyes and ears…enjoy the stunning sometimes bizarre scenery and the peaceful silence - only interrupted by the calls of the birds.

After pick-up from your hotel, arrive at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary, a 48-square-mile (77-sq-km) wetland area on Trinidad's western coast. Part dense mangrove swamp and part sparkling lagoon, this richly vegetative nature reserve is thriving with a variety of wildlife waiting to be discovered. Be sure to keep eye out for the blood-red Scarlet Ibis—Trinidad's national bird—streaking across the sky.

Board a spacious flat-bottomed boat with outboard motor and drift slowly along the swamp's waterways, taking in sights of thick foliage and exotic birds, like the large-billed tern and snowy egret. Red, black, and white mangroves flank the edges of the channels, thick aerial roots add another layer to the surrounding scenery. You eventually find yourself in a peaceful lagoon, which is the perfect place to watch the spectacular homeflight of the the large bright red Scarlet Ibis to their roosting trees or nesting sites. See them flying by the dozens, the golden hues of the setting sun accompany the experience. Nature par excellence! Now its back to your hotel.

Enter the beautiful, serene landscape of the Caroni wetlands and watch for sights of the magnificent Scarlet ibis soaring through the sky. Perfect for bird watchers and outdoor enthusiasts, this mangrove swamp boat journey offers spectacular treats for both your eyes and ears…enjoy the stunning sometimes bizarre scenery and the peaceful silence - only interrupted by the calls of the birds.

After pick-up from your hotel, arrive at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary, a 48-square-mile (77-sq-km) wetland area on Trinidad's western coast. Part dense mangrove swamp and part sparkling lagoon, this richly vegetative nature reserve is thriving with a variety of wildlife waiting to be discovered. Be sure to keep eye out for the blood-red Scarlet Ibis—Trinidad's national bird—streaking across the sky.

Board a spacious flat-bottomed boat with outboard motor and drift slowly along the swamp's waterways, taking in sights of thick foliage and exotic birds, like the large-billed tern and snowy egret. Red, black, and white mangroves flank the edges of the channels, thick aerial roots add another layer to the surrounding scenery. You eventually find yourself in a peaceful lagoon, which is the perfect place to watch the spectacular homeflight of the the large bright red Scarlet Ibis to their roosting trees or nesting sites. See them flying by the dozens, the golden hues of the setting sun accompany the experience. Nature par excellence! Now its back to your hotel.

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2:45 PM, Half Day Tour in English

Duration 4h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
AU$88.37

Total price is AU$88.37, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Caroni Wetlands Sunset Boat Tour

Activity Location

Caroni Bird Sanctuary

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Port of Spain


Highlights

  • Chance to see Caroni Bird Sanctuary lagoon & mangrove swamp

  • Sights of the red Scarlet Ibis—the national bird of Trinidad

  • Views of red, black & white mangroves lining the waterways

  • Opportunity to take a sunset cruise across a peaceful lagoon

  • Chance to visit a vegetative nature reserve


Inclusions

  • Guided boat tour of the Caroni Wetlands

  • Bottled water

  • Roundtrip transport to and from your hotel


Know Before You Book

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place

  • This activity is not unable to accommodate pushchairs or baby carriers.

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located hotels.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.