Best Things To Do in Port Of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago

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  • Maracas Beach: This wildly popular bay is vivid with colors that are both natural and human.
  • Carnival: The Trinidad Carnival will give the Rio one a run for it’s money. Vivid, vibrant and vivacious, the parades are accompanied through the streets by cheering people and powerful steel bands.
  • Royal Botanic Centre: 13% of the 700 trees here are indigenous to the country’s islands.
  • Queen’s Park Savannah: 3.5km around, walkers and joggers have made this their favourite dawn/dusk retreat.

Below we have a list of things to do in Port Of Spain and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Port Of Spain getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Port Of Spain with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Port Of Spain

Here is the list of things to do in Port Of Spain and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Maracas Bay

    Beach, Leisure

    Dig your feet into the white sand, as the smell of deep fried fish dishes waft around you, mingling with the salty air. The vast expanse of beach beautifully contrasts the deep green loveliness of the mountains you’ll see as you travel to the beach. This is Maracas Bay, a popular spot for fishing and sunbathing just an hour away from Port of Spain. The Bay is Trinidad’s most popular...Read more
  2. Queen's Park Savannah

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    Queen's Park Savannah

    Outdoors, Park

    Trinidad and Tobago is a little island country that is home to many influences, Spanish, Indian and British just being a few. One can see this riot of culture at Queen’s Park Savannah, as people play cricket and rugby during the day and polish off some rotis in the evening, all the while surrounded by stunning Spanish era architecture. The Peschier family used this 260 acre space of grass...Read more
  3. Fort George

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    Fort George

    Battlefield, View Point, Historical Site, Fort

    Sit upon a wooden bench and take in the stunning view of a misty, hazy Port of Spain, as dewy grass sprouts by your feet and ancient canons lie silenced beside you. Hills covered in green will accompany you as you look over the Gulf of Paria and stories hidden by the passage of time slink in secrecy all around you atop Fort George. Formerly called ‘La Vigie’, the fort was created in...Read more
  4. Royal Botanical Gardens

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    Royal Botanical Gardens

    Botanical Garden, Picnic Spot

    Breathe in and breathe out. Let fresh air enter your lungs, release carbon dioxide in every exhale and fuel the lungs of the city: The Royal Botanical Gardens. Vibrant green and filled with trees almost as old as the ground itself, this garden is filled with great beauty as well as pulsating life. Being one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world, you can expect to see aged trees, still st...Read more
  5. Movie Towne

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    Movie Towne

    Entertainment, Theatre

    Fast food, fun movies and retail therapy await you within the red, blue and yellow walls of Movie Towne! This Hollywood themed shopping mall is a top standard entertainment complex that’s packed to the brim with games, fancy brands and all kinds of options to amuse you and your family. It’s capitalistic comfort inside an island paradise, as well as a tribute to all things cinema. 1...Read more
  6. Emperor Valley Zoo

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    Emperor Valley Zoo

    Wildlife Sanctuary , Zoo, Bird Watching

    Venture through this mini animal civilization, where macaws eat fruit and green iguanas change colour more times than a teenage girl changes her shirt. The Emperor Valley Zoo is home to all kinds of cute, fuzzy rodents, sly reptiles, birds and mammals, all taken care of with tender care. Make yourself feel at home and take part in the animals daily routines as the go about chomping, shuffling a...Read more
  7. Independence Square

    Walking Area, Entertainment, Square, Shopping Center

    Trinidad is a country bursting with natural beauty but besides the white and turquoise beaches, lush greenery and varied animal life, there is another side to it. This other side is filled with little children running off to school, a myriad of ethnically diverse people rushing about their day and fans of chutney music, cricket and seafood! The best place to see this energetic, people oriented ...Read more
  8. Brian Lara Promenade

    Walking Area, Historical Site

    Brian Lara is one of the best cricketers of all time, having the highest individual score in first class cricket. He’s the only batsman to have scored a single, double, triple, quadruple and quintuple century during his career! He has yet another accolade to be proud of, this time hitting close to home: the Brian Lara promenade. Named in honour of the greatest batsman to have come out of ...Read more
  9. National Museum And Art Gallery

    Art Gallery, Museum, Outdoors, Exhibition

    Trinidad and Tobago has a rich cultural history, almost as varied as its mouthwatering cuisine. The island country has a long history, one that has seen the islands pass different colonial hands, such as the Spanish and the British.  The natural rock formations of the area and the cultural heritage of the first settlers on island soil, the Amerindians, are also a part of this Caribbean isl...Read more
  10. Maracas Falls

    View Point, Nature

    The birds will twitter as you clamber up the woods like little chipmunks would, and travel through rocky hills. Climb and be rewards with the enchanting sight of Maracas Fall, an aquamarine dreams that steadily falls down the rocks. Make sure to take in every single detail as you head on towards the Maracas Valley, 6 miles off Port of Spain. The waterfalls are nowhere near the beach but are nes...Read more
  11. Island Experiences - Private Day Tours

    Outdoors, Island, Observatory, Entertainment

    Every country in this world has its own personality. Like a person, only those closest to its language, stories, scars and victories, will know the true personality of the country. There’s no better way to experience the essence of Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad, than to explore the city with the highly popular Island Experiences. This group touring company specializes in taking v...Read more
  12. Gail's Exclusive Tours Services Limited

    Educational Site, Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Entertainment

    Would you like to learn the secrets of Trinidad and Tobago? The hidden spots in and around both islands are filled with the sights, sounds and stories unique to this little Caribbean paradise? Then you have to let Gail’s Exclusive Tours Services take you around all over the island, and experience Trinidad and Tobago like never before. They journey will start from the lobby of your hotel, ...Read more
  13. Queen's Hall

    Outdoors, Landmark, Entertainment, Performance

    Ballerinas have pranced with their twinkling toes, actors have swooped and exclaimed, instrumentalists have strummed and singers have crooned upon the stage of Queen’s Hall. If you love the arts and are craving a good musical or theatrical performance, then head over to this multi-purpose theater styled hall and immerse yourself in soothing sounds and graceful movements. Built in 1959 by ...Read more
  14. Dattatreya Temple And Hanuman Statue

    Religious Site, Temple, Statue, Architecture

    The ethnic composition of Trinidad and Tobago is like a bowl of M&M’s, it’s colourful and diverse but each is a Trinidadian and Tobagonian at their heart. This diversity is can be seen all across the islands, with different kinds of religious monuments dedicated to celebrating the various ethnicities. One such monument is the beautiful, colourfully adorned Dattatreya Temple and ...Read more
  15. Chaguanas

    Mall, Shopping Center

    A shopping and housing boom has been the major driver behind Chaguanas’ dramatic growth. It does not have much by way of attractions. Nobel Prize–winning author V.S. Naipau was born in the Lion House here. The Caroni Swamp, the largest mangrove wetland in the country, is nearby and hosts the roosting grounds of the Scarlet Ibis (the country’s national bird). Divali Nagar and t...Read more