Port Of Spain - Post Report Question and Answers

What are some interesting/fun things to do in the area? Can you recommend any “hidden gems"?

Beaches, Caroni Swamp, and waterfalls. - Aug 2021

Chuck E. Cheese is really nice here, and the weather is awesome. - Mar 2019

DDI trips for sure. Maracas beach, and any local community festival you can find. Diwali lights festival in the fall is a great trip too. - Aug 2016

Not much. There is a list of some five things to do, after than you can start over. - May 2016

Biking, birding, hiking, golfing, beaches, boating, tennis, cricket, rugby, hashing. If you are active and like the outdoors then you will enjoy Trinidad. If you look hard enough you will find a group that does something. - Jun 2015

Ziplining for adults and kids, the Bamboo Cathedral is scenic and nice to hike, the Green Market on Saturday and Sunday mornings. - May 2015

Going to Maracas, Tobago, seeing the turtles. You run out of things to do quickly. - Aug 2014

Most hikes are great including a waterfall or two. They now have Zip Lines which fun. The beaches are fairly nice in the north and south. Diwali is great and highly recommended. - Dec 2013

Beaches, hiking, Carnival, street food on the Savannah (every night of the week), picking fruit in the jungles, visiting cocoa estates, scuba diving, fishing, camping, visiting offshore islands. - Oct 2012

Beaches, bird watching, leatherback turtle watching, visiting Hindu temples, hiking, great movie theatre, Carnival - and associated calypso, steel pan and costumes - Feb 2011

Hiking, seeing Hindu temples, beaches in Tobago. - Jan 2011

Lovely beaches, hiking, golf, tennis, sailing. - May 2010

Go out to eat, go to movie towne, go to another island for a long weekend, go clubbing if you are in a younger crowd. - Nov 2009

Go to Tobago!!! Drive the north shore (but be careful stopping at the beaches with bandits!) and stay a night at one of the small inns. Visit the Asa Wright center, stay over, see hundreds of birds, enjoy fine food. Dine out on Ariapita Avenue (AKA Restaurant Row) or at unique hotel restaurants, enjoy a half dozen marina restaurants with romantic ambiance, sail on Sundays, walk through the Zoo and the Botanic Gardens, shop at West Mall, visit East Indian temples and ashrams in Central Trinidad and enjoy an authentic Indian meal, visit the beautiful Montserrat Hills, drive to the far northeast coast for beauty and empty beaches, or for surfing, or to see turtles laying eggs in spring, visit Mayaro and the Cocal, take a pirogue tour of Caroni Swamp and see hundreds of scarlet ibis, enjoy first run movies at Movie Towne, golf at St. Andrew's, Millenium, Chaguaramas National Park, Brechin Castle or on Tobago at Mt. Irvine or Plantations, sail or motor down the islands. On Tobago, take a day sail or a jeep safari, snorkel or dive, dine out, or just visit lovely Pigeon Point, Store Bay or other beautiful beaches. Enjoy rainforest and waterfalls on both islands. - Mar 2008

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