One of the few popular natural attractions on Trinidad, the Caroni Lagoon National Park makes up for the lack of other parks by packing a intense and wildlife full experience in this one. Guests hoping to see animals up close will not be disappointed.
The most popular thing for visitors to the park is to take part in a boat tour down through the forest. As you slowly move down the river under a canopy of trees fill of birds, mammals, (and maybe a snake or two), you'll get an idea of how close you actually are to the rain-forests of South America.
Located in , happily welcomes residents and visitors who are rooming in this section of Trinidad and Tobago. But even if you aren't staying nearby, you are free to drop by for some fun in the sun.
You shouldn't have any problem getting to Caroni Lagoon National Park, as it has its own exit off of Uriah Butler Highway that leaves south out of Port of Spain.
Located in the vicinity of Port of Spain, 6.6 miles southeast of downtown Port of Spain, Caroni Lagoon National Park welcomes tourists who are lodging in this area of Trinidad. But even if you aren't staying in the vicinity, you should feel free to stop by to check out the sights. From this location, Chaguanas is to the southeast.
There are a multitude of dining options to choose from in the neighborhood immediately near this wildlife reservation. KFC Morequito Avenue, which serves American fare, offers convenient access to this wildlife reservation. KFC Morequito Avenue is maybe about three and a half miles away from this wildlife reservation, so stop in and eat up! Also within reach, you will have eateries such as and allowing you to choose between a few different refreshment choices.
Travelers who are a fan of wildlife reservations, and are interested in visiting others, should check out Caroni Bird Sanctuary and ; the first and closest of which is a quarter mile to the south of this nature preserve. There are a couple other places of interest in the area, including , which is four miles away the vicinity of Port of Spain. Also, you might think about heading over to Angostura Museum and Barcant Butterfly Collection, which is another attraction in the area.
If you can't wait to see as many of Trinidad and Tobago's attractions as possible, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.
|Other Activities/Excursions||4.1 mi. (11.6 km)||NE||7.2 mi. North of Chaguanas|
|Angostura Museum and Barcant Butterfly Collection||Museum||4.1 mi. (6.8 km)||NNW||4.2 mi. East of Port of Spain|
|Fort Picton||Historic Site||4.7 mi. (4.6 km)||NW||2.8 mi. East of Port of Spain|
|Other Activities/Excursions||5.2 mi. (12.7 km)||NE||St. Augustine|
Uriah Butler Highway, the vicinity of Port of Spain, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
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