Welcome to Trinidad
Put the tourists of Trinidad in a room and you’ll have an awkward party: on one side will be wallflower birdwatchers tangled in camera and binocular straps, and on the other – the side with the bar – you’ll have the party-hound Carnival fans turning up the music and trying on their spangly costumes.But here's the secret: there’s much more to Trinidad than is seen through binoculars or beer goggles. The swamps and... Read More
Top experiences in Trinidad
Trinidad Highlights and Scenic Drive Tour
Visit Trinidad's highlights on this comprehensive, half-day guided tour. You'll pass by the lighthouse, the striking Parliament building known as the Red House as well as the Magnificent Seven, a row of imposing colonial houses originally built at the turn of the century as private residences. Continuing around the Queens Park Savannah, you'll make a brief stop at the tropical Botanical Gardens, a cool shady enclave of exotic trees and tropical flowers. Then, it's a short drive to Lady Young Lookout for an excellent panoramic view of Port of Spain. Departing, you'll head for Santa Cruz Valley with its endless cocoa and coffee plantations. Continue along the scenic North Coast Road, where you will take in a panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea at Maracas Lookout. On reaching Maracas Beach, Trinidad's most beautiful and popular attraction, you can swim, sunbathe or relax before returning to the hotel.
Asa Wright Nature Center Guided Tour from Port of Spain
Visit the world-famous Asa Wright Nature Centre, a 200-acre (800,000 sq.meter) bird sanctuary and conservation center located deep in the hills of the Northern Range. Following the 1.5 hours drive to the nature center, you will be met by your knowledgeable guide for an informative nature walk through the lush tropical forest with its exotic trees and colourful flowers. While actual sightings are not guaranteed, you'll want to keep a watchful eye out for exotic birds such as toucans, manikins and hummingbirds as well as graceful butterflies that live in this unique environment. Following your 1.5 hour nature walk, allow us to return you to your Port of Spain hotel.
Island Circle Tour
This tour gives all passengers the opportunity to truly understand the lifestyle in Trinidad and Tobago while visiting many of the famous landmarks. A great and educational way to view the best the island has to offer, including the agricultural belt, rapid industry and stunning nature. Heading south out of Port of Spain and down the west coast, your circle island journey begins. You'll see the spectacular scenery of places such as the Gulf of Paris, Mayaro Beach, and Manzanilla. You will also visit the town of San Fernando, the second largest city of Trinidad. The journey then takes you eastward, into areas overlooking the lush coconut palms which fringe the 14 mile (22.5 km) Mayaro Beach. On the return, travel through Manzanilla, cocoa plantations and Virgin Forest all on the East Coast of the island. Leaving Manzanilla, you will pass through the picturesque towns of Sangre Grande and Arima before traveling through the east-west corridor and back to the Port of Spain.
Port of Spain and Fort George Sightseeing Tour
Your city tour of the capital city of Port of Spain includes a visit to the bustling Independence Square with it’s imposing Central Bank and surrounding lively shopping streets, the former Parliament Building, the Supreme Court and historic Woodford Square. You will then have a brief look inside the Museum of Natural History (base on availability) before taking in the Queens Park Savannah – known as ‘the world’s largest roundabout’, this 200-acre recreational park is lined with exotic trees and interesting colonial mansions with intricate architectural designs. The so called "Magnificent Seven" are the finest of these. A walk in the Botanic Gardens is most rewarding. Next, take a drive along the famous night entertainment strip, the "Avenue". Following this you will enter the busy suburb of St James where there is an astounding panoramic view at Fort George, which has an elevation of approximately 236 feet above sea level. Enjoy the spectacular views from this historical site covering the city of Port of Spain and the Gulf of Paria, Central and South Trinidad and the West Coast of the island. This panorama spans as far as the hills of Venezuela, according to visibility.
Port of Spain City Tour
Begin your tour on the Wrightson road waterfront and continue to the old and new Port of Spain where you'll explore roads of historical value. Included is a visit to Abercromby Street where Red House is situated. This famous landmark is also known as the House of Parliament, built in 1906. You'll then visit sights such as the Hall of Justice, Trinity Cathedral, Woodford Square and the Queen's Park Savannah which is a 230 acre (900,000 sq. meter) park surrounded by beautiful trees and old gingerbread mansions. Some of these mansions include the Stollmeyer Castle which built in 1904, was reminiscent of the German Romantic style. Also included it the Queen's Royal College which now serves as a secondary school for over 1200 students, the "White Hall" and the Archbishop Palace. Learn just why these monuments have such historical interest! Other sites include the Emperor Valley Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Your tour concludes with a visit to some local art galleries.
Maracus Beach Tour in Trinidad
Maracas Beach is the most popular beach in the North of Trinidad. The drive to Maracas is spectacular, looking at scenic mountain views until descending down to Maracas Bay. On the route, you will stop at the lookout to see breathtaking views of the beach and the Caribbean Sea.Once at the beach you can surf, take a swim or just simply sunbathe and have a great time under the palm trees. The most popular activity on the beach is tasting the world famous "bake and shark." It is a local delicacy and is mouthwatering. Once on the beach, if you want to explore more of the North Coast, your guide would be very happy to accommodate your every need. There are several daily departure times for this tour.