Caroni Swamp Tour
Home to the beautiful scarlet ibis which returns to the swamp just before sunset. Take a motorized boat tour and learn all about the over 100 species of birds, crabs, caiman, and swamp boas. Photo: Wendell SJ Reyes
The Caroni Bird Sanctuary boat tours depart daily at 4pm.
Tel: (868) 681-8274, 776-2046
Immerse yourself in the island’s natural beauty while enjoying a great workout. Whether your goal is a waterfall, river, or beach, there are tons of options to choose from at all levels of difficulty. Doable hikes are Rio Seco Waterfall, Turure Waterfall, Mermaid Pools, North Oropouche.
Located near to the historic Temple in the Sea and connected to the stunning Dattratreya Temple, the Hanuman Murti is the largest statue of Lord Hanuman to be found outside of India. Located in Carapichaima, central Trinidad.
Down the Islands
Going DDI (“Down D Islands”) is a weekend ritual for many Trinidadians. Explore historic Nelson Island, tour the Gasparee limestone caves, or just rent an elegant island home and spend the weekend liming with friends and soaking in the water.
For a visit to the Nelson Island Heritage Site, call the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago.
Tel: (868) 225-4750 | https://nationaltrust.tt/
Trinidad is home to the second largest Leatherback Sea Turtle nesting site in the world! Take advantage of this natural wonder and book a tour to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Tours for viewing are resuming for the upcoming season and will be operating under stipulated COVID-19 protocols.
For information contact:
Turtle Village Trust
Tel: (868) 667-8471
Enjoy a guided tour of this unique building which is an integral part of Port of Spain’s architectural legacy. A perfect way to start or end a visit to the Queen’s Park Savannah. Open and operating under stipulated COVID-19 protocols.
Walk-in tours, and guided tours
Tel: (868) 358-5755
Day in Chaguaramas
Hike or bike through a natural trail, take a walk by the sea on the boardwalk, enjoy a delicious meal at the marina, or spend a fun day at the water park with the kids. Lots to do for the whole family.
For Tours, check the Chaguaramas Development Authority
Tel: (868) 225-4232 Ext. 191
An abundance of nature everywhere you turn, visit the swamp by hiking on foot or taking a small boat tour. A popular choice with eco tour companies. Expect to see everything from monkeys and ocelots, to caiman and anacondas.
Caribbean Discovery Tours
Tel: (868) 620-1989.
NGC Bocas Lit Fest
Experience the rich literary culture of the islands. Take a writing workshop, read a poem at an open mike, or come and listen to a panel of fabulous local and regional writers discuss their work.
Tel: (868) 222-7099
No Man’s Land Tobago
Take an early morning kayak or paddle board to No Man’s Land and then the Nylon Pool. Then downwind back to Pigeon Point through an area known for turtles.
Stand Up Paddle Tobago
Call (868) 681-4741
Learn about the colourful military history of Tobago by visiting one (or several) of its seven forts. Many of the bastions also offer some of the island’s best views. A must-see is Fort King George in Scarborough which sits above the Capital. The barracks, powder magazine and lighthouse among other buildings can be visited.
For information contact: Tobago Museum | Tel: (868) 639-3970
Visit locations like the Coral Garden, Nylon Pool, Arnos Vale and many more with a guide, personally snorkelling with you to highlight all of the reef’s natural beauty.