A m a z o n  L o d g e  T o u r s
We are very proud of our personalised one on one tours. Your tour guide, Peter, is very knowledgeable not just about the flora and fauna but also about all aspects of the social and economic life of Trinidad & Tobago as he is a Past President of The Chamber of Commerce, Past President of Rotary and past Chairman of Point Lisas, the largest petro-chemical complex in the Caribbean situated just 30 minutes from The Amazon Lodge. Tours are for one to three persons. All prices are in US $. Service charge is included but not VAT.
Caura River - 2 hours

This delighful valley in the Northern Range is home to bamboo cathedrals and wonderful trails for hiking and exploring with our dogs.

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$20 per person
     
Yerette Hummingbird Centre - 3 hours

A retired couple, Theo and Gloria, have created a world famous centre at their home in the beautiful Maracas Valley. Visited by no less a person that the wife of the President of China during their state visit in 2013, the sight of hundreds of humming birds and the incredible slide show given by Theo make this a firm favourite with our guests.

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$40 per person
       
Scarlet Ibis Caroni Bird Sanctuary Boat Ride - 3 hours
To see the national bird of Trinidad & Tobago coming home to roost in flocks numbering in their hundreds is an amazing sight. Your boat ride with Nanan's Scarlet Ibis Tours will take you through the heart of the mangrove swamp where you may see many of the creatures that call the area home. 

Please note this is a group tour with approx. 30 persons/boat

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$30 per person
       
Maracas Water Fall - 4 hours
Just 20 minutes from The Amazon Lodge, this 100 metre high waterfall plunges into a lovely cool pool, ideal for swimming. We take you to the entrance to the trade which is really a Grade 1 walk and then you call us when you are ready to be picked up. Good walking shoes are advised. You can swim when you reach the waterfall. Ask us for towels.
$50 for 1 or 2  persons
       
Hanuman Statue 30m high & Temple in the Sea - 3 hours incl. drinks

Built just a few years ago, this magnificent Hindu temple crafted by artisans brought from India never ceases to amaze visitors . Leaving Lord Hanuman, we drive through an old Royal Road lined with 30 metre high palm trees down to the Temple In The Sea, which was created by one worker in tribute for the saving of his life while crossing the Atlantic. We even pop into the giant Point Lisas petro-chemical estate for a few minutes so you can see where Trinidad's wealth comes from.

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$100

$40
First person

Each extra person
       
Montserrat Hills and  130 Year Old Church- 3 hours incl. drinks

Take a drive in the beautiful rolling hills in the centre of Trinidad. Subject to availability we also visit the beautiful wooden church which was recently completely restored. The stained-glass windows were all made in Toulouse, France. The Stations of the Cross which still have their inscriptions written in French are also believed to be of French origin and are original paintings on tin and are approximately 150 years old.

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$100

$40
First person

Each extra person
       

Sushi Classes

Run at The Amazon Lodge we provide all ingredients and tools and will show you basic sushi making techniques so you can sit back at the end of the day and enjoy your creations for dinner! Learn how to cook sushi rice. Roll, cut and plate three types of sushi roll (futomaki, uramaki and mosaic). And enjoy some complimentary sake while learning. We also provide you with notes to take home so you can practice your new skill. Sushi content may be subject to local availability. Please book at least three days in advance.

$100 per person
       
Lopinot Plantation House - 4 hours incl. picnic lunch

First we take a scenic tour through one of the oldest cocoa and coffee growing valleys before arriving at a beautifully preserved Plantation House which traces its history back to 1800. While you walk through the home and grounds, your personal guide lays a beautiful picnic lunch for you accompanied by the beverage of your choice.

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$220

$50
First person

Each extra person
       
Maracas Beach - 4 hours incl. drinks and Shark & Bake lunch.

No trip to Trinidad is complete without a visit to the world famous Maracas Beach where we not only sample the delicious "Shark & Bake" but sit in the shade of beautiful coconut palms and watch the many wonderful races that make up Trinidad enjoying themselves. Our national anthem says "Here every creed and race find and equal place" and it is evident in every facet of our island life.

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$220

$50
First person

Each extra person
       
Zip Lining at Chaguaramas - 4 hours incl. local snacks

The Macqueripe Bay Zip Line promises zippers a whirlwind ride with a breathtaking view and all under the watchful eyes of well trained, professional staff.
The entire zip line course of seven lines, the highest being 100 feet, takes between forty-five minutes and one hour to complete and is an added attraction to the ever growing popularity of Trinidad’s western peninsula. Initial users of this latest attraction in Trinidad and Tobago describe it as exhilarating and too short as all zippers confessed to wanting more.

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$220

$50
First person

Each extra person
       
Point-a-Pierre Wild Fowl Trust - 4 hours incl. guided tour and packed lunch.

Astoundingly, artificial lakes created by Trinidad's major petrochemical plant and oil refinery have provided sanctuary for countless numbers of wild fowl! Now they are protected by the Point-a-Pierre non-profit, environmental NGO, dedicated to the research, breeding and translocation of endangered wetland birds into existing natural wildlife areas in Trinidad and Tobago. You will be blown away by this oasis of life in the midst of industry, proving that their co-existence is possible!

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$220

$50
First person

Each extra person
       
Asa Wright Nature Centre - 5 hours incl. local snacks

Known world wide for the famous "Oil Birds" which live in caves in the lush rain forest hillside, the trip to Asa Wright takes us through verdant valleys with stunning views of tropical rain forest. A guide will take you down a leafy trail pointing out many of nature's wonderful creatures. To see the Oil Birds, please contact us in advance as it may involve an overnight stay in one of the very nice cabanas there.

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$260

$60
 First person

Each extra person
       
Kernahan Village - 6 hours incl. drinks, and beach BBQ.

This sleepy village on the east coast of Trinidad could serve as a icon of religious tolerance to the world.  

There were not enough Muslims, Hindus or Christians in this little village to build their own place of worship so they pooled their resources and build one small hall which they happily share for their respective devotions.

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$260

$60
First person

Each extra person
       
Pitch Lake - 6 hours incl. drinks, "local" lunch of roti or pizza.

Often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of The World, this amazing natural phenomenon occurs in only a few places in the world and no pitch lake is as large or as accessible as the one in Trinidad. This natural pitch is mined and, after processing it right beside the lake, it is shipped all over the world for projects as prestigious as Pall Mall in London, and many of the world's suspension bridges where its self-healing properties make it ideal for vital traffic arteries.

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$280

$80
First person

Each extra person
       
Leatherback Lodge - Turtle Watching

Run jointly with The Leatherback Lodge near Toco, we take you to their lovely home with amazing grounds
full of butterflies and birds. Watching Leatherback Turtles come ashore and lay as much as a hundred eggs
 is one of those lifetime experiences. The tour includes your accommodation for one night, local dinner on
arrival (it's delicious), permits, guides and transport to the turtles. Plus a continental breakfast and transport
either back to the Amazon Lodge or to the airport if it’s your last night.

NOTE: Turtles are only seen between March and August

$200 Per person
       
  "Passagemaker" Scotland Bay Tour - 6 hours.

When we have our 50 year old, teak hulled motor yacht in the water we are happy to do day tours with guests.  The tour takes us out of Chaguaramas past the famous Prison Island of Carrera, past the holiday island of Gasparie and into Scotland Bay where we anchor. We have two kayaks on board for guests use. Transport from The Lodge, lunch and all drinks are included. We can also do overnight stop including an on board BBQ for 50% extra.

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$400

$40
First 2 persons (Min)

Each extra person
       
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Check out one of our favourite local tour operators Banwari Experience by clicking here.
e-mail us with the tour of your choice and we will check available and price.
Trinidadians or "Trinis" are full of character as this short video of opening a coconut will show you. It may take a few seconds to load.

ENJOY and welcome to Trinidad.
   
       
       
VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE
While we will accept Amex credit cards at The Amazon Lodge, there are no merchants, ATMs or banks in Trinidad & Tobago which will accept AMEX cards to pay for goods or services. Only Visa and MasterCard are accepted at ATM's, merchants and banks in Trinidad & Tobago. Euro cards are also not accepted unless they bear the Visa or MasterCard logo.