La Brea Pitch Lake Cruise Ship Excursion

US$70 (Adult) / US$55 (Child (5-12 yrs))
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This excursion takes you to the world famous Pitch Lake in La Brea.

Key Details

Foreign Visitors
10:00 am
5 hrs



  • Best for foreign visitors
  • Visit the largest lake of pitch in the world
  • Explore the Museum at the Pitch Lake
  • Tour includes transportation from and back to the Cruise Ship complex in Port of Spain.

What to Expect

This day tour takes you to the world famous Pitch Lake in La Brea and museum.

What you will Do and See

Visit the Largest Lake of Pitch in the World

From pick in Port of Spain, this tour begins with a scenic drive south to the magnificent Pitch Lake in La Brea. The Pitch Lake is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world. It is about 40 ha and about 75m deep. The Pitch Lake is the source of asphalt used in the paving of roads and highways, throughout the world. If you visit in the rainy season (June to December), you can take a dip/soak in one of the many naturally forming sulfur pools. Legend has it that these sulfur pools have healing properties for skin ailments.

Visit the Museum at the Lake of Pitch

Explore the museum and discover detailed anthropological, historical, technological and social dimensions of the natural wonder that is the La Brea Pitch Lake.

What To Wear and Carry

  • Clothing: comfortable clothing, generally normal sportswear, swimwear
  • Footwear: sneakers and other comfortable foot wear.  No high/pointy heals


  • Private Certified Tour Guide
  • Light Refreshments (water / juice)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Ground Transport – pickup and drop-off from Port of Spain


  • Food / Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Age: All ages

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