Caroni Swamp, Port of Spain

#1 of 13 in Nature in Trinidad
Water Body · Nature / Park
See a rich display of Trinidad's biodiversity at Caroni Swamp, the country's second largest mangrove wetland. Home to the Caroni bird sanctuary, the swap sees an abundance of the national bird, ibis. Watch as hundreds of them flock in the sky as you make your way across the swamp. Head out over the calm waters by boat and find other local animal life including blue herring, snakes, great pondhawk dragonflies, the four-eyed fish, and anteaters. With our international travel planner, Port of Spain attractions like Caroni Swamp can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • At the edge of the Caroni Swamp in central Trinidad, my family and I boarded a pirogue near dusk. The animals provided quite a show and the tour guide was knowledgeable. We said Caiman, snakes...  more »
  • We had a lovely and safe experience on the boats. There was a lot to see in the swamp area, which is unexpectedly large and eventually washes into the sea, if followed all the way down. We recommend.....  more »
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