Layover Bird Sanctuary Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    3:00 pm Sunday to Saturday
  • Departure Details :
    Pick up point is curbside at the atrium section of the terminal building.
  • Return Details :
    You will be returned to the departures section of the airport terminal building.

Overview

Once you're picked up at the airport you will be taken to the Caroni Bird Sanctuary, which is just 30 minutes away. You will then board an open flat-bottomed boat and be taken through some of the beautiful waterways by a very experienced and knowledgeable tour guide. You will be stopping at various points to appreciate some of the many varieties of flora and fauna which inhabit this very sensitive ecosystem. As if this is not enough, as the sun sets you will bear witness to arrival this country's national bird, the scarlet ibis, and hundreds of these bright red creatures come in to roost; this is a breath taking sight! You will then be returned to the starting point where you have the option of either going for some drinks or to be taken directly back to the airport.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Luggage transferred in mini-van (1 checked piece per person)
  • Insect repellent 

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Know More about this tour

Your tour begins with being picked up from curbside of the terminal building's atrium by an air-conditioned minivan. Your luggage is allowed with 1 checked piece per person. You will then be on your way to a 3 to 4-hour bird sanctuary tour.

With your driver, you will head to the bird sanctuary where you will board an open flat-bottomed boat for a guided tour with a very knowledgeable and experienced tour guide. You will also be given life vests and the boats are all certified and registered. You will be guided through a maze of serene waterways where you will be pointed out myriad species of plant life, trees, birds, caiman, snakes and other amazing wildlife. The "big show" is when the country's national bird, the scarlet ibis, comes in to roost just as the sun is beginning to set. These birds are a very bright red and it is a very spectacular sight in the evening sky, so make sure you binoculars and cameras are ready!
You will be picked up at the airport at 3:00 pm and the tour begins at 4:00 pm. It lasts about 2 and a half hours after which you have to option of returning directly to the airport or we have a bar stop option if you wish to visit a local bar for some drinks. You will then be returned to the airport to catch your flight out of Trinidad. 

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 18 years

At time of booking, passengers must provide the following information: airline name, arrival flight number, arrival flight time. and check-in time for outbound.

Dress code is casual.

A maximum of 4 people per booking

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.