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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Port Of Spain and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Port Of Spain activities? We have 35 tour ideas.


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City Tours

Trinidad Highlights Tour from Port of Spain

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 78.00


Take a drive through the lively shopping streets of Port of Spain. See the Queen`s Park Savannah and the magnificent, seven, colonial style buildings and visit the National Museum (according to availability). Visit Fort George for spectacular panoramic views of Port of Spain. Next, take the North Coast road to the famous Maracas Beach. Make a stop at the lookout point, take some photos of the surrounding... Read More

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Concerts & Special Events

Trinidad Carnival J’Ouvert Street Party Experience

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 300.00


This is the world famous Trinidad Carnival! Be part of the experience, join a costume band and have fun in the most exciting street party called “J'Ouvert!' “J'Ouvert” is the first street parade of the annual Carnival, a massive party with people of all age groups! It... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Mini Island Tour of Trinidad

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 84.00


Explore central Trinidad's main city, Chaguanas, with its bustling fresh produce market and lively bazaar-filled streets, on this 5-hour mini island tour from Port of Spain. Visit the museum of pottery, the Temple of the Sea, and the statue of Lord Hanuman at the Hindu Temple and adjoining Ashram Yoga Center.

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Day Cruises

Caroni Wetlands Boat Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 58.00


This nature tour takes you in an open flat-bottomed boat into the famous Caroni Wetlands with open lagoons and waterways and a beautiful scenery of the serene landscape of this untouched mangrove swamp. In the sunset you view dozens of different species of wildlife with the highlight being the spectacular Scarlet Ibis. See hundreds of birds fly in unison to their roosting trees.

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Day Cruises

Private Day Sail in Trinidad

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 450.00


Enjoy a private day out sailing in Trinidad! Set sail aboard the <em>Azzurro,</em> a 32-foot sloop sailing yacht that can accommodate up to 6 people. This is a customizable trip that allows you to make the most of your day out on the beautiful waters surrounding Trinidad.

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Day Cruises

Caroni Swamp Bird Sanctuary Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 53.99


The Caroni Bird Sanctuary is a wonderful experience of nature.<br /><br />We will be taking the tour down the Caroni Swamp on a open flat bottemed boat, which is the second largest wetland in Trinidad. It has 5, 611 hectares of mangrove forest, herbaceous marsh, saline lagoons and intertidal mudflaps.<br /><br />The Caroni Swamp is a major roosting place for Trinidad &amp; Tobago's national bird,... Read More

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Day Trips

Coastal Tour of Trinidad

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


Travel at a relaxed pace along the scenic north coast of Trinidad, making several stops for bathing and admiring the views, on this 8-hour guided tour from port of Spain. Soak up panoramic views of the ocean; stop for a photo opportunity at the Maracas Lookout, and swim in Las Cuevas and Maracas.

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Day Trips

Highlights of Tobago Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 90.00


See the sights of this beautiful tropical island, starting with a drive through the city. You'll see spectacular panoramic views of the Atlantic side of the island at Fort King George. Have a walk and embrace nature and the scenery of the colorful botanical gardens. Venture through small villages to the Caribbean side of the island where you'll find the “mysterious tombstone.” Journey back through coastal villages... Read More

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Day Trips

Day Trip to Maracas Beach

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 54.00


Start your day with a scenic drive along the North Coast road with the most panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea. Stop at the Maracas Lookout where you are allowed the opportunity for taking photos of the surrounding bays and maybe try some local snacks (not included). Continue on the 1.25-mile beach, lined with coconut trees, where waves can reach an average height of 1-meter. Swim, relax or have a cool walk along the... Read More

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Day Trips

Day Trip to Las Cuevas Beach from Port of Spain

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 67.00


A scenic drive along the North Coast road offers the most spectacular panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea. At the Maracas Lookout you can take photos and enjoy a local snack like pineapple chutney, at your own expense. Continue along the beautiful coast passing busy Maracas Bay en route to the more sheltered, calmer Las Cuevas Bay. Enjoy the quiet waters of this 2.2 km (1.36mi) long beach that is excellent for swimming. If... Read More

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Day Trips

Maracus Beach Tour in Trinidad

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 52.00


You will be taken on a beautiful ride along the northern coast through lush, green, breathtaking scenery. Take fantastic pictures at the lookout, and then travel down on to the beach where you can surf, swim or just relax.

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Day Trips

Down South Tour of Trinidad

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 80.00


Visit the largest 'Pitch Lake' in the world that is 250 feet deep and holds 10 million tons of asphalt, used for manufacturing and road paving all over the world. Bathe in the sulfur pool which, according to the villagers, has healing properties for joint pain and skin conditions.

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Dinner Cruises

Trinidad Dinner Sailboat Package

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 175.00


Dine on the water in Trinidad! Dinner for 2 will never be the same again. Celebrate a special occasion with a loved one on this intimate dinner sail experience. There are three different meal options to choose from and a complimentary bottle of wine is included with every option.

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Eco Tours

Eco-Cultural Tour from Port of Spain

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


This day trip will start with a brief city tour in the bustling heart of Port of Spain, Trinidad's capital. Enjoy the scenic North Coast Road to Maracas Beach, with a stop at the Maracas Lookout for panoramic views and photo opportunities. Trying some local snacks here is a must. At the beach you can relax, swim or take a walk along the sandy shores, even taste the world-famous Bake and Fish. Next, the tour will visit the... Read More

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Food Tours

Trinidad Nighttime Food Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 59.00


Experience some exciting eats on a fun 3-hour food drive in Trinidad. On this tour, taste some of Trinidad's night time treats such as doubles, corn soup, roti, oysters, and more! A wide variety of exciting, delicious foods which the locals enjoy before and after a night out will be enjoyed. Your tour also includes complimentary pickup and drop-off at your hotel.

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Food Tours

Street Food of Trinidad: 3-Hour Small-Group Food Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 59.00


Experience Trinidad's vibrant and diverse street food on this 3-hour tour. Your driver and guide will take you to some of the island's best-kept secrets, where you can sample delicacies such as pholourie (deep-fried spicy split pea dough), pepper roti (flat bread),... Read More

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Food Tours

Small Group Brunch Walk through Downtown Port of Spain

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 49.00


Experience Port of Spain,Trinidad's vibrant and diverse street food and sights on this 3-hour walking brunch tour. Your guide will take you to some of the city's best tasting foodie stops where you can sample delicacies such as <i>accra</i> (fritter made with salted... Read More

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Full-day Tours

Island Circle Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 80.00


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.

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Full-day Tours

Trinidad Island Sightseeing Tour: Pitch Lake and Chaguanas

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 104.00


This 8-hour tour takes you to explore the attractions of Central &amp; South Trinidad. On this guided tour, visit the second largest city in Trinidad - San Fernando plus make stops at the Market, Pitch Lake, the Hindu Temple &amp; Hanuman Statue and the Museum of Pottery. This full-day tour... Read More

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Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Tobago Buccoo Reef Glass Bottom Boat Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 60.00


Explore the underwater world of Buccoo Reef! Sea grass, exotic fish, coral garden – it's all viewable from your large covered glass bottom boat. Enjoy this soothing ride along the picturesque Tobago coast, stopping and snorkeling among the beautiful, colorful marine life along the way. You will swim in the crystal clear, turquoise waters of the famous 'Nylon Pool,'  a shallow sandy area in the... Read More

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Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Tobago Buccoo Reef Glass Bottom Boat Tour with Highlights

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 114.00


Experience the highlights of Tobago including the capital city before venturing out to the Caribbean Sea on a glass bottom boat for snorkeling. <br />The panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean are truly amazing and a delicious local lunch will await you (price included in... Read More

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Half-day Tours

Trinidad Highlights and Scenic Drive Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 40.00


The main destination of this sightseeing tour is Maracas Beach, the most popular beach in northern Trinidad. After a quick exploration of Port of Spain, you'll journey via the Saddle Road to this beautiful getaway. Magnificent views await you on this 3.5 hour journey.

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Half-day Tours

Port of Spain City Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 35.00


The bustling capital of Trinidad, Port of Spain, is an exciting city that intricately blends ancient and modern worlds and has a wide selection of shopping, art galleries and restaurants. Famous landmarks, majestic buildings and lush vegetation also await your discovery. A great introduction to the culture, history and lifestyle of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Half-day Tours

Port of Spain and Fort George Sightseeing Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 39.00


With a population of approximately 50,000 Port of Spain is the largest city in Trinidad. Your city tour of the capital includes a visit to the bustling Independence Square with its imposing Central Bank and surrounding lively shopping streets, the former Parliament Building, the Supreme Court and historic Woodford Square. The tour continues to the Queen's Park Savannah and the 'Magnificent Seven' a row of beautiful colonial... Read More

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Hiking & Camping

Trinidad Rainforest Hike to Waterfall

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 114.00


A two hour drive along the scenic North Coast past the villages of Maracas &amp; Blanchisseuse will bring us to the starting point of the hike: a tiny village in the remote rainforest. This hike is easy and takes approximately 45 minutes one way. You hike along and inside a shallow river to the most amazing waterfall of approximately 65 ft, with a large plunge pool for bathing. After some relaxing time on the big rocks or... Read More

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Nature & Wildlife

Asa Wright Nature Center Guided Tour from Port of Spain

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 70.00


Trinidad boasts of an ecological diversity unmatched in the Caribbean and the east coast is a prime example. Featuring protected wetlands and miles of fine brown sand, this five and a half hour tour allows you to travel to the fascinating Asa Wright Nature Center. Here, you will experience... Read More

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Nature & Wildlife

Nature Tour from Port of Spain

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 94.38


On the way to the Asa Wright Nature Centre, a lodge and birding station with a beautiful verandah overlooking the arima valley, this tour will pass the majestic Northern Range Mountain. The drive goes along a narrow road through the mountains during which guides will point out interesting plants and fruit trees. At the Centre, you'll view an incredible amount of different species of tropical birds from the same location.... Read More

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Nature & Wildlife

Matura Beach Turtle Watching Experience

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 136.00


Head to the north east coast of Trinidad and watch annual turtle egg-laying at Matura Beach! The season is between March - August. Beach stop is approximately 2-3 hours.The tour is in conjunction with an authorized local turtle protection group. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.

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Nature & Wildlife

Asa Wright Nature Centre from Port of Spain

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 65.99


You will be visiting one of the worlds best nature centers, located at 1,200 feet in the mountains of the Northern Range, seven miles north from the town of Arima. Once here you will go on a one and half hour guided tour to were there are 97 native mammals, 400 birds, 55 reptiles, 25 amphibians, and 617 butterflies along with thousands of different plant spices.

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Nature & Wildlife

Caroni Bird Sanctuary

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 60.00


The Caroni Bird Sanctuary, renowned among ornithologists, is a mangrove swamp covering an area of 40 square miles (103 square kilometers). This 3.5-hour tour features a guided small-group boat excursion through the swamp, which reveals a multitude of birds including its most famous resident, the scarlet ibis, which is the national bird of Trinidad. This dramatic flame-colored bird arrives each day around 5pm to feed... Read More

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Nature & Wildlife

Turtle Watching Adventure in Trinidad

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 110.00


This turtle watching gives you the opportunity to see the endangered leatherback turtles coming on to the beach to lay their eggs. You can also assist with the tagging and recording of this ritual. The tour is 5 to 6 hours and takes place from March to August. It will depart from your hotel in Port of Spain around 6pm.

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Nightlife

Steelpan Yards Experience in Trinidad

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 68.40


Port of Spain by night! Tour through the energetic capital of Trinidad to various “steel pan yards” where you'll get to listen to the bands practice. Trinidad is the birthplace of the versatile steeldrum  - and the steelbands are everywhere! Listen to the pulsating rhythms in their authentic neighborhoods and experience the city by night. Taste some street food as well and check out the busy night strips... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Port of Spain City Tour

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 29.99


Take a private tour around the capital of Trinidad, Port-of-Spain. In this amazing 3 hour tour, you will hang out with the locals and get to check out historic buildings, vibrant malls and botanical gardens.

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Ziplines

Trinidad Zipline and Hiking Adventure

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 132.00


Start with a scenic drive along the northwest coast to Chaguaramas where you have to your ziplining experience. There are 7 lines and 5 canopy walks and net bridges overlooking the majestic Caribbean Sea and rainforest. The highest cable is approximately 100 feet up and longest cable is about 500 feet up.  In close vicinity, the group will have an easy and relaxing hike through the forest to the beautiful Edith... Read More

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Ziplines

Trinidad Zipline Adventure

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 96.00


Zip through the forest overlooking the Caribbean Sea! This tour takes you to the scenic North West Coast, where the tour will begin. There are 7 lines and 5 canopy walks/net bridges - the highest cable is approximately 100 feet up and the longest cable measures about 500 feet. It takes 45 minutes to 1 hour to glide through the course. Then you can take a refreshing swim at a nearby beach or visit panoramic Fort George... Read More

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