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August Holidays itinerary

FUN-FILLED ACTIVITIES FOR THE JULY/AUGUST VACATION

Saturday 02nd July - Wednesday 31st August

Rio Seco Waterfalls

Saturday 09th July

Rating: 3 (Fair)
Maximum hikers: 20 (twenty)
Meeting point: Exit Pricesmart, C/ Highway, ARIMA
Time: 6:00 SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years

 

  • Great hiking trail throughout

  • One of the most scenic natural river pools in Trinidad

  • Life jackets for every hiker​

  • One trail inside, same trail we take on the return 

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Lower North Oropouche Gorge

 Sunday 10th July 

Rating: 3 (Fair)
Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: Exit Pricesmart, C/R Highway, ARIMA

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD  per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years

  • 95% river trekking through shallow waters all the way

  • The gorge has shallow and deep waters, ideal for the swimmer and non

  • Beautiful small pools along the way to the gorge

  • We hike back the same way we hiked in

100 Steps & Fort Abercrombie

 Saturday 16th July 

Rating: 2 (Easy)

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: The Look-Out, North Coast Road

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD  per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years

  • We take a 20 minute walk from the parked vehicles to the popular beach

  • Enjoy great bathing/swimming at this beach. We stay here for 1.5 hours

  • Fort Abercrombie is the ideal place for our picnic and sight seeing

  • Pending on the tide on the day, great swimming at this location as well

  • Beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea and the Northern Range

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Hidden Jewel of Matura

Sunday 17th July 

Rating:  4 (Moderate)
Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: Exit Pricesmart, C/R Highway, ARIMA

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD  per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years

  • 45 minute walk on great trail to our low keyed pool

  • Great swimming away from the public

  • River trek downstream to the popular Mermaid Pool 

  • Swim a bit at Mermaid Pool pending on size of crowd there

  • 30 minute walk back to the cars from Mermaid Pool

maracas waterfalls

Saturday 30th July

Rating: 4 (Moderate)

Maximum hikers: 20 (Twenty)
Meeting point: Entrance Mount Hope Hospital

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years 

  • We drive as a convoy to Waterfall Road in St. Joseph

  • An moderate 40 minute hike to the tallest waterfall in T&T

  • Pending on the waterfall, a nice shower is definitely assured

  • From the waterfall, a east 20 minute walk will bring us at a beautiful small natural pool. Good bathing here

  • Walking in to the falls, we take the same route back to the cars

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paradise bay

 Sunday 31st July 

Rating: 3 (Fair)
Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: The Look-Out, North Coast Road

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD  per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years. $25.Parking fee at Laguna Mar

  • 1 hour of moderate hiking from our cars to our destination

  • Great sea bathing at Paradise Bay

  • Your choice of beach swimming or actually swimming inside a cave

  • Cold refreshments on sale at Laguna Mar restaurant

Columbus Beach Walk

 Saturday 06th August 

Rating: 3 (Fair) 

Maximum hikers: 20 (Twenty)
Meeting point: Eric Williams Hospital, Mount Hope

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD  per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8 to 12 years

  • We drive as a convoy all the way to Fullerton Village in Cedros

  • We park at Columbus Bay and enjoy great beach walking for 1.5 miles

  • We eventually reach to the south-western tip of Trinidad, Icacos Point

  • We trek back at Columbus Bay and enjoy great sea bathing here

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turure water-steps

 Sunday 07th August

Rating: 3 (Fair).

Maximum hikers: 20 (Twenty)
Meeting point: Exit Pricesmart, C/R Highway, ARIMA

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD  per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years  

  • A really exciting hike along the Turure River

  • Experience 3 naturally beautiful levels of water-steps 

  • Great swimming at the small pools on the 2nd and 3rd levels

  • ​A refreshing 35 minute hike (one way)

chupara bay

 Saturday 13th August 

Rating: 2 (Easy)
Maximum hikers: 20 (Twenty)
Meeting point: The Look-Out, North Coast Road

Time: 7:00am SHARP
Cost:
$100.TTD per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years

  • From the Look-Out, we drive as a convoy to La Fillette

  • Life jackets are handed out to everyone

  • We visit 2 completely secluded beaches

  • 1st beach is a beautiful small cove and the 2nd beach is a fantastic open beach. Great swimming 

  • 20 minutes walk to the 1st beach and 25 minutes to the 2nd beach

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Forest point bay

 Sunday 14th August 

Rating: 4 (Moderate)

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: Exit Pricesmart, C/R Highway, ARIMA

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD  per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years  

  • Easy 40 minute walk from our parked vehicles to a very low keyed beach

  • There are 2 beaches at this location to choose from

  • Great scenery at Forest Point

  • Make sure and walk with a hat/cap or even an umbrella as full exposure of the sun is assured

  • Bring along lots of liquids as well

Double Rivers falls

 Saturday 20th August 

Rating: 4 (Moderate) 

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: Exit Pricesmart, C/R Highway, ARIMA

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD  per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years

  • At Madamas Valley, we enjoy a 2 hour hike (one way) all the way on pleasant country road 

  • A very friendly waterfall that is shallow throughout. Fantastic experience at the falls

  • Beautiful views of the forest and the mountains that surrounds this very secluded valley

  • Cold beverages on sale at the village bar at the end of the hike

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Balandra Basin & Beach Walk

 Sunday 21st August 

Rating: 4 (Moderate)

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: Exit Pricesmart, C/R Highway, Arima

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years

  • We drive as a convoy to Balandra where we park at Balandra Bay

  • An easy 45 minute hike from the beach to a hidden gem of a natural pool

  • Life jackets will be given to each person

  • At the beach, a nice walk through the forest going out into the sea

  • Great sea bathing at the end of it all to conclude your day

Grand Fond Falls & 3 Pools

Saturday 27th August

Rating: 4 (Moderate)

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: The Look-Out, North Coast Road

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD  per hiker. Only kids 10 years+ allowed

  • From the Look-Out, we drive as a convoy to Blanchisseuse

  • Life jackets are handed out to everyone

  • 1 hour 15 minutes hike to Grand Fond Falls 

  • Great bathing at this destination

  • Unforgettable river trekking through various pools en route to 3 Pools

  • 3 great river pools to delve into

  • Easy 20 minute hike back to the vehicles from 3 Pools

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Maraquete bay

 Sunday 28th August 

Rating: 3 (Fair)

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: The Look-Out, North Coast Road

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years  

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  • A beautiful and moderate hike along the Maraquete Ridge with astounding views on either side

  • Easy hiking through the forest all the way to the beach

  • Great swimming at the beach and those with googles and snorkels, bring them along

  • Beautiful views of the mountains that surrounds the beach

mystique pool

 Wednesday 31st August 

Rating: 4 (Moderate) 

Maximum hikers: 15 (Fifteen)
Meeting point: Exit of Pricesmart, C/R Highway,  Arima

Time: 6:00am SHARP
Cost: $100.TTD per hiker; $75.TTD - Kids 8-12 years

  • A pleasant hour and 15 minutes hike along great terrain throughout

  • A beautiful and untouched pool that is ideal for great swimming and even relaxation

  • Nice river trekking to other untouched pools not far off

  • We hike back the same way we came in

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