Trinidad Activities

Trinidad has a rich history and culture, and while you’ll certainly want to get in your share of beach time, you can also spend your days exploring what Trinidad is all about with the many activities and tourist attractions in Trinidad you’ll find. You’ll probably discover quite a few on your own, but here are some interesting Trinidad activities to get you started.

Temples

There is a part of Trinidad that is steeped in Eastern religious tradition, and you can explore those traditions as you walk through the halls of some of the incredible temples located throughout Trinidad, such as the Temple in the Sea at Waterloo and the Hanuman Temple at Carapichaima.

Tour de Caroni

If you’re the type that likes to commune with nature, you’ll enjoy touring the wetlands of the Caroni swamp, located on the West Coast of Trinidad, where you’ll discover plant and animal life the likes of which you have never seen, in a beautiful, peaceful setting.

Downtown Trinidad

There’s plenty of fun to be had just touring Port of Spain, from beautiful architecture to stunning cathedrals to Chinese shops and restauraunts. You can visit the biggest park in the Caribbean and absorb the bustling life of the Queen’s Park Savannah.

Explore Trinidad Activities

T&T’s Spookiest Spots
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Stay and Play in T&T
Many adventure seekers often opt for the Caribbean for the warmth of the sun, sea, sand and people. However, there are a growing number of interested parties who keenly eye...
Trinidad’s Western Peninsula Gets a Facelift!
Among the bobbing yachts, Trinidad’s westerly coast sports a few impressive mountains jaggedly facing upwards, a fishing village or few, myriad water-related activities and,...
Trinidad & Tobago's Top Religious Attractions
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Forgo Hard-Core, experience satisfaction on T&T’s Softer Side
Looking to get your adventure on? A wee bit wary of ‘big thrill’ type activities? Then Trinidad and Tobago is the place to be. One of the world’s top eco destinations,...
Come Watch with Us…
One of Nature’s most Fertile Rituals.. Vampire Diaries heartthrob Ian Somerhalder, gave up his busy Hollywood schedule and snuck into Trinidad and Tobago a few years ago...
Land of Diversity
By: Stephen Broadbridge Trinidad, a three-hour flight from Florida, is historically Caribbean, geographically South American. Trinidad offers an exotic, diverse yet uniquely...
Light against darkness
Written by Pat Ganese, photography courtesy Dean Drakes This year, on nights leading up to and including October 21, the traditional oil lamps of our Indian ancestors will be...
Come Fly With Me…
Birding in T&T They come from all over the globe just to have a glimpse at some of Trinidad and Tobago’s local avian inhabitants. Birders, as they’re known, are avid...
Bang for Your Buck - Bang Bang by Compass
After spending six years working as a Manager for fashion ‘mecca-chain’ H&M in London, Yosan Fletcher came back to Trinidad with a plan. It didn’t take...
London Calling
London: one of the world’s most expensive and fashionable cities. For locals and visitors craving a bit of British high-street fashion, The London Clothing Company in...
Temples in Trinidad
Enduring faith in the face of disastrous circumstances is a state of being that many people are not equipped to handle. For one man, in the aftermath of World War two,...
A Walking Tour of "Down Tong"
Ditch the wheels and take a stroll through the streets of ‘down tong’ (town in dialect), as the locals call the capital. In the last five years the skyline of...
Tour de Caroni - Serenity Personified
The large pirogue, manned by an almost silent boatman/guide, veered onto the dark, mangrove lined Aquatic Avenue. Seemingly counterproductive to nature voyeurism, the...
Doing Business in the Financial Capital of the Caribbean
First things first: check the calendar. Trinidad and Tobago has more holidays than most other countries in the world, so make sure you’re not planning to sign a big...
Port of Spain
In the century since they were built, the Queens of the Bands, as architect John Newel-Lewis called them, have been the seat of power of political, religious, commercial and...
Surfing Trinidad and Tobago
While Trinidad and Tobago may be best known for its carnival culture and party-loving people, there’s a rugged and adventurous side to these islands just waiting to be...
Eat, Pray, Love
The eponymous bestseller cum blockbuster certainly tapped into the zeitgeist of a generation of women who want to have their chakras aligned and eat cheesecake too.  But...
Meiling
If Carrie Bradshaw ever visited Trinidad, she would drive straight from the airport to #6 Carlos Street in Woodbrook. She would go, despite the absence of pink tutus and...