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.


Positioned in the vicinity of Port of Spain, 5.8 miles southeast of downtown Port of Spain, Caroni Bird Sanctuary welcomes guests who are rooming in this area of Trinidad. Even if you are not staying in this location, you should feel free to stop by to check it out. It's northwest of Chaguanas.

Nearby Restaurants

If you've worked up an appetite during your visit to the wildlife reserve, don't worry -- you will find a great concentration of local dining spots in the general vicinity. Mario's Valpark Plaza, which sells Italian meals, is very close-by, making it a great option for nature preserve visitors. It is maybe about four miles away, so check it out and dig in! Curry Spot and Valpark Chinese Restaurant offer additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Valpark Chinese Restaurant you should try out Chinese meals and enjoy the Trinidad and Tobago scene.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like nature preserves, and have the energy to view some others, should consider going to Caroni Lagoon National Park and Yerette Hummingbird Santuary; the first of which is 0.2 miles away from this page's attraction. You'll find a couple other places of interest nearby, including Kay Donna Drive In, which is four miles away the vicinity of Port of Spain. You might want to also think about making the trip to Angostura Museum and Barcant Butterfly Collection, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The attractions closest to this location are found 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
Brian Lara Promenade Other Attraction 5.6 mi. ( km) NW --

More Information

Location: Caroni Swamp, the vicinity of Port of Spain, Trinidad


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