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  • Location:Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Trinidad Highlights and Scenic Drive Tour

The main destination of this sightseeing tour is Maracas Beach, the most popular beach in northern Trinidad. After a quick exploration of Port of Spain, you'll journey via the Saddle Road to this beautiful getaway. Magnificent views await you on this 3.5 hour journey.


  • Sightseeing tour in Trinidad
  • Maracas Beach
  • Port of Spain
  • Lighthouse, Red House and the Magnificent Seven
  • Queens Park Savannah and Botanical Gardens
  • Lady Young Lookout
  • Maracas Lookout
  • Cocoa and coffee plantations

What You Can Expect

Trinidad Highlights and Scenic Drive Tour

See exotic birds during a stop at the botanical gardens

Visit Trinidad's highlights on this comprehensive, half-day guided tour. You'll pass by the lighthouse, the striking Parliament building known as the Red House as well as the Magnificent Seven, a row of imposing colonial houses originally built at the turn of the century as private residences. Continuing around the Queens Park Savannah, you'll make a brief stop at the tropical Botanical Gardens, a cool shady enclave of exotic trees and tropical flowers.

Then, it's a short drive to Lady Young Lookout for an excellent panoramic view of Port of Spain. Departing, you'll head for Santa Cruz Valley with its endless cocoa and coffee plantations. Continue along the scenic North Coast Road, where you will take in a panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea at Maracas Lookout. On reaching Maracas Beach, Trinidad's most beautiful and popular attraction, you can swim, sunbathe or relax before returning to the hotel.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

great low cost way to see the key sights in a half day driver most knowledgeable about history, politics etc and views of coastline/beach extraordinary.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our tour guide, Ulrich, knew every secret nook of our itinerary. He took us to the most gorgeous views of the city, of the sea, of the mountains, better than anything we had expected! We have a beautiful collection of photos of our trip and learned a great deal about the country. Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Absolutely wonderful!!!! Our tour guide, Ulric Was amazing!! He was very friendly, enthusiastic, and very informative! We seen many beautiful historical places in Trinidad and had a great time! Thank you for the tour Ulric. You're the best!!

Jasmine and Lissu

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Eric was fantastic! Very informative and interesting

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

The guide was very informative and the tour was enjoyable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Extremely professional and knowledgeable with tons of fun, local stories.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2012

Prompt arrival, excellent guide and interesting route gave me a very good introduction to Port of Spain and the North Coast Drive.

4 star rating: Recommended March 2015

The guide was very imformative and we enjoyed the tour very much. I wish I could have stayed much more time at the maracas bay.

4 star rating: Recommended June 2013

This was a very good tour. Ulrich, our driver, was a lot of fun and responded well to our particular interests ... food! If you are into scenery, this is a GREAT tour. There is not much to see in terms of "attractions", but I am glad we took this tour. We would not have seen nearly as much of the North Western terrain of Trinidad otherwise.

3 star rating: Worth doing November 2015

I will be completely honest, I was the only person on this trip
The tour guide was a little too familiar and asked too many personal questions which made me feel uncomfortable
As for Trinidad I loved seeing the rainforest on the way to Maracus Bay

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