Caroni Bird Sanctuary

Photo Credit: © Gail Frederick CC BY

The Caroni Bird Sanctuary is a swamp popular among eco tourists for its plentiful offering of bird watching opportunities.

The Caroni Bird Sanctuary is located at the Caroni Swamp, which is 5,611 hectors of mangrove forest and marsh. The swamp is ecologically diverse and rich in marine life and bird species.

Daily boating trips and other tours are available daily. These include a General Tour which takes place at 4:00 p.m., a Photography Tour, a Bird Watching Tour, a Family Picnic Tour, and a Fishing Tour. All tours must be reserved in advance.


Situated in the vicinity of Port of Spain, 6.8 miles southeast of downtown Port of Spain, Caroni Bird Sanctuary happily welcomes local residents and tourists who are rooming in this section of Trinidad. Whether or not you are staying very close, you should feel free to stop by to check it out. It is northwest of Chaguanas.

Nearby Restaurants

There are plenty of restaurants to pick from in the neighborhood surrounding Caroni Bird Sanctuary. The nearest restaurant to Caroni Bird Sanctuary is KFC Morequito Avenue, which has a menu full of American food. KFC Morequito Avenue is just about four miles away from Caroni Bird Sanctuary, so check it out and dig in! Mario's Valpark Plaza and Curry Spot offer additional restaurant choices nearby where you could try a new dish and experience the Trinidad and Tobago culture.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that like nature preserves, and would like to see others, should check out Caroni Lagoon National Park and Forest & Nature Reserve; the first of which is 0.2 miles to the north of this nature preserve. Additional local activities include Kay Donna Drive In, which is four miles away the vicinity of Port of Spain. You might want to also consider visiting Angostura Museum and Barcant Butterfly Collection, which is another attraction in the area.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Attractions Near Caroni Bird Sanctuary
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Kay Donna Drive In Other Activities/Excursions 4.2 mi. (11.6 km) NE 7.2 mi. North of Chaguanas
Angostura Museum and Barcant Butterfly Collection Museum 4.4 mi. (6.8 km) NNW 4.2 mi. East of Port of Spain
Fort Picton Historic Site 4.9 mi. (4.6 km) NW 2.8 mi. East of Port of Spain
Palladium Cinema Other Activities/Excursions 5.4 mi. (12.7 km) NE St. Augustine

More Information


Caroni Swamp, the vicinity of Port of Spain, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago


(868) 663-0458




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