Caroni Lagoon National Park

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.

Location

Located in the vicinity of Port of Spain, 5.6 miles southeast of downtown Port of Spain, Caroni Lagoon National Park welcomes residents and visitors lodging in this section of Trinidad. Even if you are not staying in the vicinity, you are free to stop by to enjoy a great time. In case you're wondering, Chaguanas is to the southeast.

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.

Nearby Restaurants

After spending some time at the nature preserve you find your stomach stomach growling, there's any easy solution -- you'll find an impressive array of dining possibilities within traveling distance. The most frequented nearby place to eat to Caroni Lagoon National Park is KFC Morequito Avenue, which plates up American food. It is maybe about three and a half miles from Caroni Lagoon National Park , so stop by and place your order. Also within a short distance, you and your group will encounter restaurants including Mario's Valpark Plaza and Curry Spot giving you various eating options.

Nearby Attractions

Those who are a fan of nature preserves, and are interested in visiting others, should consider going to Caroni Bird Sanctuary and Forest & Nature Reserve; the first of which is a quarter mile to the south of this page's attraction. You'll find other places of interest nearby, including Kay Donna Drive In, which is four miles away the vicinity of Port of Spain. You might also think about making the trip to Angostura Museum and Barcant Butterfly Collection, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Nature preserves are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

Attractions Near Caroni Lagoon National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Kay Donna Drive In 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
Palladium Cinema Other Activities/Excursions 5.2 mi. (12.7 km) NE St. Augustine

More Information

Location: Uriah Butler Highway, the vicinity of Port of Spain, Trinidad

Phone

(868) 645-1305

 

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