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Trinidad Rainforest Hike to Waterfall

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    What to Expect
    After a short drive through the city of Port of Spain and suburbs we reach the scenic North Coast Road in the Northern Range. Here, admire a stunning view of the Paramin hills and lush rainforest. Upon reaching the Caribbean Sea we take a 10 minute stop at the Maracas Lookout which offers a spectacular view of the ocean. Delicious local snacks are on sale here (not inclyded in cost). A short drive brings us to t the most popular beach in Trinidad, Maracas Bay, surrounded by lush green rainforest-covered mountains and lined with coconut trees. Totally undisturbed by high rise hotels this beach has remained in it's natural, beautiful state.

    Continuing past the even more peaceful Las Cuevas Bay, we drive through Blanchisseuse, a long picturesque village, before reaching our final destination: a tiny village in the rainforest (approx. 2 hours drive total). We walk through the rainforest to a small river where we cross. We then hike along a flat riverbed, admiring the natural beauty surrounding us. We then reach the amazing 65 feet waterfall with a big bathing pool. The cool atmosphere is ideal for relaxing and taking a bath in the plunge pool. Let the waterfall-spray massage your shoulders! This seems to be the picture-book waterfall that you may have already seen it in your dreams!

    Upon return to base there is a basic changing facility at the car park. Our next stop is either at Las Cuevas or Maracas Bay for some more views - or even another bath if time allows. You should definitely sample the famous "Bake & Fish" in Maracas, a hot crispy fish sandwich with homemade bread. There are many different sauces from which you can choose, just beware of the very hot pepper!

    After this experience we return to your hotel via the same route.

    Please note that this hike is considered soft to moderate, and persons with normal walking ability would be able to do it. Some stones and large rocks in the riverbed can be slippery, however, and participants must wear shoes and be in reasonable physical condition.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up at hotels in Port of Spain and environs. Any pick-up outside of Port of Spain requires an additional cost.
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    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
    • Food and drinks
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 September 2019

    I love the outdoors and the hike was great, not tiring. It was exciting, the waterfall was more than I expected and the lovers pool was a pleasant surprise. Zariee was fun and well informed. It was truly an experience. I loved how the tour...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Tinelle T
    Reviewed 18 February 2019

    My family and I enjoyed a hike to Rio-Seco Waterfall and my kids had a blast. We made memories we'll keep for a lifetime. Special thanks to tour guides Jenelle and Tano! Looking forward to more experiences with you! The Guys.

    Date of experience: February 2019
    1  Thank yanaguy
    Senissa J, Manager at Island Experiences - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2019

    Thank you for your review!! See you next time you visit.

    Reviewed 6 April 2018

    We booked last minute at Hyatt Regency. We were told it would be a 1.5 - 2 hr hike to the water fall. A Bake and Shark lunch would be served when we arrived to the waterfall, for a total of 8 hours. Sounded great....More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    3  Thank LeMarie L
    TanoTrinidad, General Manager at Island Experiences - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

    Thank you for your review as we appreciate feedback from our clients. I would like to start of by stating that non of our full day tours include lunch which is stated on our website as well as the other platforms that we are associated...More

    Reviewed 16 February 2018

    Armstrong provided a full day tour with 3 beach stops and a waterfall. Also, he provided history throughout the tour and was fun to spend the day with. I got lucky to schedule this tour the night before. They were very flexible to make this...More

    Date of experience: February 2018
    Thank AsMikeSeesIt
    TanoTrinidad, General Manager at Island Experiences - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

    Thank you for your wonderful review and we are happy that you enjoyed your time with us.

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