We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Caroni Bird Sanctuary

#1 of 3 things to do in Caroni Features Animals
Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
(868) 7901865
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Caroni Bird Sanctuary
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scarlet ibis” (73 reviews)
“boat ride” (12 reviews)
“tour guide” (12 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:00
Butler Highway, Caroni, Trinidad
(868) 7901865
Write a Review
Reviews (154)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 1 June 2016

A beautiful drive into the Mangroves of Western almost Central Trinidad, a place called Caroni Bird Sanctuary. You should first go to the Visitors Centre. Before you enter, you should look for the Red Capped Cardinal bird. It is most times at the Gated Entrance....More

Thank Wendell G
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Booked with Madoo tours. HANDS DOWN the best tour group on the Swamp! Lots of great and interesting info about the surrounding flora, fauna and wildlife. In addition to lots of educated information about the Scarlet Ibis. We could actually see another tour group close...More

Thank MoonBeam101
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We booked with Darren of Mandoo Tours. What an excellent guide he was, with lots of info about the flora and fauna of the Caroni Swamp. We saw tree boas, a screech owl and of course, lots of native bird inhabitants including egrets, ibis and...More

Thank NineofCups
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We were taken by Nanan's Bird Sanctuary Tours by boat up the channels leading to where the scarlet ibis fly in to roost. The guide, Lester, was jolly and very knowledgeable and stopped to see wildlife along the way. Actually seeing the ibis, egrets and...More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 11 April 2016

visit this bird sanctuary any day of the week . tour commences at 4.00 p m .tour guides are well equipped with all the necessary knowledge etc of the birds, one will enjoy the flora and fauna as you are boating along the Caroni River....More

Thank naturelover689
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Great tour with a very experienced tour guide. Some amazing scenery and wildlife and of course the absolutely stunning Scarlet Ibis

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Amazing sanctuary. Saw several Boa snakes, Snowy Egrets, Great Egrets, Herons, various species of crabs and THOUSANDS of Scarlet Ibises. Phenomenal !!

Thank eyeswideopen8952
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I booked with Madoo Bird Tours. The guides were nice and very knowledgeable. They stopped for us to get pictures and learn about some of the wildlife along the way. The highlight of the tour is toward the end when we stopped in an open...More

Thank samiam95
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Waiting on a very peaceful lake and watching those birds going home is amazing! Very much enjoyed it! Go!

1  Thank Xiao Z
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I'm pleased we visited but the experience was mostly uneventful and protracted. Essentially, you travel on a boat for an hour or so through the mangroves seeing very little before emerging from the narrow channels onto a wide expanse of water with a small island...More

Thank dringothegringo
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
30 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from trinippl | Reviewed this property |
I used NANAN's tours and ours started at 4:30pm but there are earlier trips.
Megan H
23 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from DerrekTrinidad | Reviewed this property |
The Tour is an 'open and exposed to the elements' one.Its a 2 1/2 hr journey.No turning back.Boat is very very basic. The tour is great for kids over 8. I suggest you get a baby sitter for this one.