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Trinidad is one of the two islands which make up the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the two most southernly located islands of the Caribbean.

  • Population of both islands: 1.6 million
  • Trinidad area: 1.864 square miles or 4.828 square km
  • Language: English
  • Telephone code: 868
  • Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar
  • Piarco International Airport : 16 miles (26 km) from the capital: Port of Spain

For more information, go to the Trinidad and Tobago official Government website : http://www.gov.tt/

Carnival in Trinidad

Carnival Monday and Tuesday are celebrated on different dates each year from January to March. The calypso competitions and the Carnival steelband and Queens' and Kings' competitions start weeks before Carnival.

Maracas Bay Hotel  is only 30 minutes away from Port of Spain where all the main activities take place.


101 Art Gallery, Federation Park, Port of Spain


Caroni Bird Sanctuary
- Tours into the Caroni Bird Sanctuary are by boat with a guide. See the white egrets and the scarlet ibis ( Trinidad's national bird) come home to roost on different trees for the night.


PaP Wild Fowl TrustWild Fowl Trust, Pointe a Pierre .
Take a guided tour around the park.
This includes a lake with exotic flowers, including beautiful lotus flowers and water lilies.




Asa Wright Nature Centre - Arima -A Bird Watcher's Paradise- call for tours before you go: 667 4665

La Brea- The Pitch Lake
Visit Trinidad's famous ever-replenishing Pitch Lake. Our asphalt is exported for road surfacing all over the world. Pitch lake tours, arranged from the office at the lake,cost about TT 30.00. Call 648-7697 for tour information.

San Rafael  Historical Site






Amerindian PotNational Museum and Art Gallery- Port of Spain




St Andrew'sSt Andrew's Golf Club, Maraval
Play golf at Trinidad's famous golf club and enjoy the lush tropical flora and fauna
. This Golf course is 20 minutes away from the Maracas Bay Hotel.

LopinotLopinot Historical Site






  • Botanical Gardens - St Ann's, Port of Spain
  • Emperor Valley Zoo- Queen's Park Savannah north
    Open from 9.30 am - 6.30 pm


  • Mount St Benedict Church and Monastery - Bird watching and nature trails.
    There is a tea
    room where you can order tea and lunch.




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