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.


Caroni Bird Sanctuary is located 5.8 miles southeast of downtown Port of Spain, a neighborhood in Port of Spain; it's to the northwest of Chaguanas.

Nearby Restaurants

If you find your belly rumbling during your visit to the nature preserve, don't worry -- you'll discover a broad selection of local restaurants in the vicinity. The most frequented nearby eatery to Caroni Bird Sanctuary is KFC Morequito Avenue, which offers American food. KFC Morequito Avenue is just about four miles away from the nature preserve, so stop in and peruse the menu. Mario's Valpark Plaza and Curry Spot are some of the other restaurant choices nearby where travelers will have the chance to enjoy the local foods and culture of Trinidad and Tobago.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that like wildlife reservations, and would like to see others, ought to think about Caroni Lagoon National Park and Forest & Nature Reserve; the first and closest of which is 0.2 miles away from Caroni Bird Sanctuary. You'll find a couple other attractions nearby, including Kay Donna Drive In, which is four miles away the vicinity of Port of Spain. You might also think about checking out Angostura Museum and Barcant Butterfly Collection, which is another attraction nearby.

If you can't wait to see as many of Trinidad and Tobago's attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

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

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


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