Visit the Mount Tamana Bat Caves in Trinidad with a local guide, Day trip from Port of Spain

Join a knowledgeable guide on this exhilarating day trip from Port of Spain to the Mount Tamana Bat Caves in Trinidad.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1 day

People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
  • Scenic drive to Mount Tamana

  • Observe bats from close-up in their natural habitat

  • Family-friendly adventure

 

This spectacular day tour starts off in Port of Spain, where you’ll be picked up at your hotel. We’ll embark on the 1.5 hour drive to Mount Tamana, but it won’t be a boring car ride. Passing from eastern to central Trinidad, you’ll see pretty pastoral scenery as well as lowland forests.

Upon arriving at Mount Tamana, your guide will explain its unique geologic history. Over 1,000 feet tall, the mountain is composed mostly of ancient reefs. Now the cave systems, carved out by running water, are home to many creatures, including millions of bats.

Entering the first chamber of the cave, we’ll get a close-up view of these amazing animals. Those who wish to can squeeze through the small hole that leads to the rest of the cave system to discover more bats and other critters, such as geckos.

As the sun sets, we’ll stand at the cave’s entrance and feel the wind of the bats flapping their wings as thousands of them stream past us. It’s a thrilling and unique experience.

Bring the whole family on this tour for an unforgettable day of exploration and inspiration. 

Other excursions that might interest you include this hike to the Avocat Waterfall or this hike in Trinidad’s Bamboo Cathedral.

 

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
250 USD

Group of 2
125 USD

Group of 3
85 USD

Group of 4
65 USD

Group of 5
50 USD

Group of 6
40 USD

Group of 7
35 USD

Group of 8
30 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

First time

Fitness level required

Occasional

Meeting point

Pickup at your hotel in Port of Spain.

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We recommend you wear good walking shoes, a long-sleeved shirt and pants. Insect repellent is also recommended.

 

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