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Nanan's Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours

| Caroni Swamp National Park, Caroni, Trinidad
+1 868-645-1305
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Exceptional Service

My family and I had the opportunity to visit the Caroni Bird Sanctuary on the 14/08/17 with Nanan's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah H
via mobile
Great tour

This is a great tour. At an international standard. You get to see snakes, many bird... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
risshirampersad
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Nanan’s Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, pioneers in the Caroni Bird Sanctuary, conduct lectured boat tours daily into the Caroni Swamp by well trained guides. Tours leave the jetty at 4:00 p.m. and return by 6:30 p.m. Meeting time is at 3:40 p.m at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary. Visitors are met at the entrance and directed to the private car park by staff members.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Caroni Swamp National Park, Caroni, Trinidad
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had the opportunity to visit the Caroni Bird Sanctuary on the 14/08/17 with Nanan's Tours which proved to be an exhilarating experience. The staff were professional, knowledgeable and kind. We would definitely continue to tour our native beautiful twin island of...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great tour. At an international standard. You get to see snakes, many bird specifies,crabs , caymans (small "alligators") in the wild. Any a lot of plant vegetation especially the different species of mangrove. It is impressive in the mating / nesting season...More

Thank risshirampersad
NanansTours, Public Relations Manager at Nanan's Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Risshi We are pleased that you enjoyed the tour. The Caroni Swamp Bird Sanctuary tour is our signature tour. Many people are not aware of how the tours started or how the swamp became a sanctuary. The tour was started in the early 1930s...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat was simple but very comfortable and spacious - able to hold 20-30 persons. The tour was approximately 2 1/2 hours and Lester Nanan was a knowledgeable guide. Lester and his family are the 3rd generation to be involved with wildlife conservation in the...More

Thank Kendall-Josie
NanansTours, Guest Relations Manager at Nanan's Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kendall-Josie We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent trip to the Caroni Bird Sanctuary which was renamed the Winston Nanan Caroni Bird Sanctuary in 2015 by the sitting Government. Our grandfather, Simon Oudit Nanan, started tours in the Sanctuary in the 1930's to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please start by looking at their website photos; particularly the craft you'll be in. Now think about getting onto that craft, from a dock at which there is a prominent poster saying words to the effect of, "Shhhh! This is a sanctuary." Next, when ready...More

Thank G D
NanansTours, Guest Relations Manager at Nanan's Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your valuable feedback. This is something that we have been looking at now that we can access electric engines from abroad. We recently ordered an environmentally friendly outboard motor which is being shipped at a cost of $60,000 plus per engine. We...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We visited on a weekend with our children after making a booking via telephone. The registration, payment and boat boarding system seemed a bit disorganized. However The tour was wonderful and well worth the cost-our guide pointed out tree boas, green throated mango hummingbirds,silky anteaters,...More

Thank DANA B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The taxi driver we also had for the Port of Spain city tour took us here in about 30 minutes. We hadn't prebooked, but found a seat in one of several rather big boats run by Nanan's. We later saw that there are companies, which...More

2  Thank saronic
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We like to take our out-of-town guests on private boat tours of the Caroni swamp Bird Sanctuary, guided by Lester Nanan of Nanan's Tours. While the public tours are fine, a private boat gives you a much more personalized experience for a very reasonable price....More

Thank Terri R
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived late for the last tour but was offered a ride by a lovely couple and their friends on their own private boat ride which they had paid for. We were their guests. Had a great time. The tour guide was a really great guy....More

Thank TriniVisitor2014
NanansTours, Guest Relations Manager at Nanan's Caroni Bird Sanctuary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

In an effort to ensure that guests are afforded the opportunity to go on the boat tour, we make certain provisions and accommodations at ridiculously low prices. In this particular instance, we allowed some friends of friends to go on the last boat by themselves...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

I had two visitors from England.... Paul and his charming wife. Paul loves to photograph birds, so though that is the perfect place for him. Booking with Nanan Tours was easy (online ). I got a responce immediately. The tour took aprox. 2 1/2 hrs........More

Thank Mikey B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The guide was quite knowledgable and the tour was fun, seeing the scarlet ibis in their natural habitat was utterly beautiful, was hoping to see a cayman, but there were none, otherwise great tour.

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