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Nariva Swamp

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Pretty dry during the month of May

We took a birding tour through the "swamp." It was very dry, and mostly agricultural land. We did... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pat M
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Olympia, Washington
Fascinating trip

We styed in Limeland house run by Kayman Sagar who organised and led a trip into the swamp in... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Farida P
,
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Several different species of birds inhabit this swamp, one of the largest wetlands in the Caribbean.
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  • Average5%
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“bush bush” (11 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a birding tour through the "swamp." It was very dry, and mostly agricultural land. We did see several good birds, but it was not what I expected from a swamp.

Thank Pat M
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We styed in Limeland house run by Kayman Sagar who organised and led a trip into the swamp in canoes. During a 7 hour trip we saw many bird types and cappuchine monkeys, butterflies etc. Kayman is a very knowledgeable and friendly man who looked...More

Thank Farida P
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I have been doing tours here for over 20 years but I am still excited when guest ask me to take them here. It never get old. Every time I have gone has been special as each day is different as far as wildlife is...More

2  Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

There are no accommodations nearby so visitors must use tour service to access the protected sight and overnight visit is not possible.The Bush Bush sanctuary tour is exciting!! It's a naturally beautiful island within the Nariva Swamp, for protecting and regenerating many mammalian and bird...More

1  Thank KiminGranCouva
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

I am no bird watcher but I was blown away by the scarlet ibis coming into roost for the night. The tree was transformed into a Christmas tree. We saw plenty of other wildlife as we made our way to the lakes through the swamp...More

1  Thank Stuart B
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

We met Stephen Broadbridge at Ellerslie Plaza and rode across trinidad to Nariva Swamp and Bush Bush nature sanctuary. We had two flat tires the day before on the way back from Asa Wright bird sanctuary and were quite nervous about driving in Trinidad. Stephen...More

3  Thank DJE963
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

I took a guided tour of Nariva Swamp in October, that took us to Bush Bush Island. First, it needs to be explained that this "island" is a forested hummock in the middle of the swamp. I was disappointed in that the boat tour part...More

1  Thank MadawaskaOrnitours
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

I went to the Nariva swamp last year with a group of co -workers. The tour was via boat to a place called "Bush Bush".Where we walked around the area with the tour guide for about an hour or so. I really enjoyed that tour...More

Thank jawstherevenge
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

I toured a section of this swamp with Kayman Sagar a professional birding guide in the area on a two-person kayak which he paddled so that I was free to look for and photograph birds. His knowledge extended far beyond just birds and included intimate...More

1  Thank William S
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Beautiful place. Bush-Bush Nature Reserve is a must see. For more information see review about LimeLand Tours

1  Thank MMouse001
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