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Visitors to Trinidad and Tobago have a wealth of exciting tours to choose from, showcasing the islands’ diverse landscapes, culture, and wildlife. 

One popular tour is the Caroni Bird Sanctuary boat tour in Trinidad, where guests can witness the mesmerising spectacle of Scarlet Ibises returning to roost at sunset, amidst mangrove forests teeming with birdlife and wildlife like caimans and river otters. 

Other exciting plans can include visits to the Nariva Swamp, street food vendors, Cocoa Estates, Gasparee Cave and Chachachacare Island (the latter two, are off the main island on the western coast of Trinidad),

In Tobago, adventures can be had by exploring the island’s immaculate beaches and vibrant marine life through activities such as glass-bottom boat tours and snorkelling. Visitors can also embark on rainforest tours, such as a trek to the Main Ridge Forest Reserve, which is the oldest protected rainforest in the Western Hemisphere. These tours offer glimpses into Tobago’s exotic flora and fauna, including rare bird species like the Tobago hummingbird and the chance to discover hidden waterfalls and natural pools.


Whether seeking wildlife encounters, cultural insights or outdoor adventures, these tours provide unforgettable experiences for every person.

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Sources: Destination TT, National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago, Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust and RoamTT. 

CARONI SWAMP

At 12,000 acres, the Caroni Swamp is the largest mangrove wetland in Trinidad and is known as the natural nesting home of the Scarlet Ibis – one of the country’s two National Birds. The mangrove is located where the Caroni River, Trinidad’s largest river, feeds into the Gulf of Paria. Large areas of mangrove trees are separated by waterways, which are navigable by small pirogues. The Swamp is also home to many different animal species including caimans, swamp boas, crabs of various types, herons and egrets. 

NARIVA SWAMP

Not to be outdone is the Nariva Swamp, which is Trinidad and Tobago’s largest freshwater wetland and consequently, home to 45 species of mammals, 39 reptile species, 33 fish species, 204 bird species, 19 frog species, 213 insect species, and 15 species of mollusc. There are also 5 principal wetland vegetation types to be found here, including herbaceous swamp, palm swamp, swamp forest, terrestrial forest and mangrove, qualifying the area as a designated Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention. 

 

Nariva Swamp is located on Trinidad’s east coast, immediately inland from Manzanilla Bay through Biche, and it covers over 60 square kilometers (23 mi²). 

POINTE-A-PIERRE WILD FOWL TRUST 

Founded in 1966, the Pointe-a-Pierre Wild Fowl Trust is a wetland habitat for endangered wetland birds. More surprising however, is the Trust’s location on the grounds of a major petrochemical and oil refinery in southern Trinidad. Spanning an estimated 36 hectares, the property is accessible to Persons with Disabilities and consists of 2 lakes, an Amerindian museum and an onsite Learning Resource Centre, making it ideal for nature enthusiasts, researchers and scientists. 

GASPAREE CAVES

Gasparee Caves provides its visitors with an enchanting below-the-surface experience. The caves are described as an underground network that reflects a natural system of limestone caverns located on the island of Gaspar Grande. These were formed by millions of years of wave action and slightly acidic rain. The Blue Grotto is the largest of these caves and was opened to the public in 1981. Another fascinating feature is the mysterious clear tidal pool that can be found at the bottom of the Blue Grotto (100 feet underground). Although swimming is officially prohibited, if you are lucky, your guide may allow you to take a quick dip – an incredible experience for those who are so fortunate. 

TURTLE WATCHING

Turtle watching in Trinidad is a unique and incredible experience, which is best witnessed at the Grande Riviere beach, along the north coast of the island. There, you can observe firsthand, endangered Leatherback turtles nesting and hatching during the period March to August each year. Be sure to book your visit with a local tour operator to benefit from onsite learning about turtle conservation efforts and to witness these magnificent creatures up close, within a safe proximity. 

Chacachacare Island 

Chacachacare Island, off the west coast of Trinidad is a captivating tourist destination that offers a unique blend of natural beauty and historical significance. With its pristine beaches, lush forests, and diverse wildlife, visitors can immerse themselves in the breathtaking scenery while enjoying activities such as hiking, snorkelling, and birdwatching. Additionally, the island’s history as a former leper colony adds an intriguing layer to its appeal, making it an unforgettable destination for those seeking both adventure and cultural exploration.