Covigne River Gorge Tour

Price:
US$22 (Adult) / US$17 (Child (8 - 12 years))
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Discover a hidden gorge in the Tucker Valley forest, Trinidad, which was carved out of the mountain by a river flowing through an old cocoa and nutmeg plantation.

Key Details

Locals
9:30 am
4 hrs
Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA)
Kids 8 years and over welcome
Challenging

About

Highlights

  • Hike through the lush green forest
  • Walk through a fascinating river gorge
  • Take an exciting rope assisted climb up a rock face
  • Take a rejuvenating swim in a plunge pool

What to Expect

This tour takes you to a hidden gem located deep in the Tucker Valley in Trinidad, which was carved out of the mountain rock by a branch of the Cuesa River which winds through an old cocoa and nutmeg plantation. A popular hiking destination, the trip to the gorge can take just about an hour as you walk through the undergrowth and then up along the river bed.

What you will Do and See

Hike through the lush green forest

Take a hour hike through the Tucker Valley forest where you will encounter old military bunkers and fascinating flora, insects and butterflies.

Take an exciting rope assisted climb up a rock face

An exciting part of this tour is an invigorating rope-assisted climb up the rock face brings you to a waterfall.

Take a rejuvenating swim in a plunge pool

Discover a plunge pool where you can take a revitalizing swim in the cool fresh mountain water.

Meeting Location

Meet the tour guide at Samaan Park in Chaguaramas (see Google Map).  From there you will follow the tour guide to the starting point of the hike.
Note: Participants must meet the guide no later than the stipulated meeting/start time above.  There is no guarantee that the tour guide will wait for participants who arrive more than 15 minutes late to the meeting point.

What To Wear and Carry

  • Clothing: comfortable clothing, long pants, generally normal sportswear, swimwear
  • Footwear: Sneakers or water shoes.  No sandals, no slippers, no flip flops
  • Insect repellent
  • Water to stay hydrated
  • Snacks / food
  • Dry change of clothes for after the hike
  • Please secure all phones / electronics in water proof (zip lock) bags as you will be wading in water.

Inclusions

  • Private Tour Guide
  • Tour of the Covigne River Gorge and surrounding areas

Exclusions

  • Food / Lunch
  • Water

Terms and Important Information

  • You may encounter non-venomous and venomous snakes
  • Age: 8 years and over. Please note that this hike may be difficult for younger / less physically inclined children.

Select Date and Participants

WOOCS 1.2.3
Available Dates
Participants
 Adult 
 Child (8 - 12 years) 
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