Maracas Waterfall

Port of Spain

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Maracas Waterfall

Maracas Waterfall is the tallest waterfall on the island of Trinidad. This breathtaking natural beauty is easily accessible via Waterfall Road in Maracas Valley in St Joseph. If you get there by car, you can drive to the end of the road and park by the Naranjo Intake Station, then begin your walk from there. The walk to the waterfall should take no more than 25 minutes, but you might want to take the walk slowly and fully appreciate the beautiful scenery. The trail to the waterfall is well-maintained and open for hikers. The trail as a whole is truly stunning, and if you are fortunate enough during your visit, you can come across blue emperor butterflies. The best time to visit is during the rainy season, that is when the waterfall is at its best cascading off the top.

Do & See

Port of Spain is a thriving, major city in the Caribbean. Its tall buildings, busy streets, and bright lights, might make you think it is similar to many other cities, however, Port of Spain has a unique Caribbean flair. The city boasts a range of activities such as cricket and football matches, shopping centres, an art and history museum, historic landmarks and of course, the Trinidad Carnival in Easter. What is also worth checking out during your visit to Port of Spain is Calypso music, an Afro-Caribbean musical tradition that emerged in Trinidad and Tobago. There are many bars and clubs in the city where it is possible to experience Trinidad's Calypso music. There are several stunning beaches in the region, ranging from the ones most frequented by visitors on day trips from Port of Spain to peaceful and secluded spots, which are preferred by the locals.