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La Brea Pitch Lake

La Brea Village, Trinidad
+1 868-651-1232
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Trinidad Island Sightseeing Tour: Pitch Lake and Chaguanas
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This 100-acre lake releases asphalt from the depths below and is the largest natural asphalt lake in the world.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“official guide” (16 reviews)
“natural wonder” (10 reviews)
“mineral water” (3 reviews)
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La Brea Village, Trinidad
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+1 868-651-1232
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"official guide"
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"natural wonder"
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"mineral water"
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"rainy season"
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"guided tour"
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"view of the lake"
in 2 reviews
"first hand"
in 3 reviews
"water shoes"
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"school kids"
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"maxi taxi"
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"tt dollars"
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"pay attention"
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"worth a trip"
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"unique experience"
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"dry season"
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"san fernando"
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"visiting trinidad"
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

A wonder of the world. Please take the family to see this natural wonder!!!! The locals swim here for relaxation and cleansing.

1  Thank tiffany a
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

fun and educational day. 1.water shoes 2. sunscreen 3.sunglasses 4. clothes you don't mind getting wet or a little dirty. 5. Tour Guide was amazing got participation out of two teens and even found ways for my three year old to participate.

1  Thank ebo1984
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

been to the pitch lake more than once, very interesting. it is also good for the skin and color. A tour guide is present to give a detail on the background. It is also one of a kind in the Caribbean! a must to see..

Thank riannamahadeo
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

You can choose to walk on the lake on your own without an official tour guide, just don't go with shoes on your feet in case you land in some softer part where you can find yourself stuck. A sturdy stick would be very helpful...More

1  Thank trinihd
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The pitch lake has been on my to do list..it wasn't planned, but enjoyed it thoroughly. Tour guide was great, informative friendly and very helpful, the water have lots of great benefits, which I had no idea.. It's total fun for the kids & adults...More

Thank goinwthdflow
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We didn't know what to really expect. But was amazing. We had the facial using the salt in the lake bed and the mineral water to wash off and the mud facial afterwards. Best facial we have ever had for free! The non official guide,...More

5  Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

As a child interested in geography all I knew about Trinidad was the fact that there was a big pitch lake. Reading about it many years later and before going there, I saw that it was often described as a rather dull place like a...More

Thank saronic
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We really had a great experience at the pitch lake. Our guide was Cyril(Doggy) he did a great job. It is best to wear shorts so that you can go right out into the lake and see first hand the the actions that are happening...More

Thank Duckconsultant
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

My husband and I when to the Pitch lake without any reservations, I am really impressed on how accommodating they are. Our tour guide was the best and I learnt a lot from him. This place is nice to visit for educational purposes as well...More

2  Thank ssc19922016
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Took my 9 year old son Our trip from Port of Spain was cost effective and adventurous we took the PTSC bus to Chaguanas because of a package I had to pick up and it was 3 TT $ we tried getting on the bus...More

1  Thank Vaughn J
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