Trinidad program highlights and sights:
Play games vs. local teams
Maracas Beach visit
Sight-seeing port of Spain
Day excursion to Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago consists of two Caribbean islands just off the northeastern coast of Venezuela. The islands are renowned for their great beaches, vibrant culture and natural wonders.
Trinidad and Tobago played their first ever rugby international in 1979 in Georgetown against Bermuda. Trinidad and Tobago lost the contest 8 points to 42. Trinidad and Tobago attempted to qualify for the 1999 Rugby World Cup in Wales. Their first match of the Americas qualifying tournament was a one-off Round 1 match against Brazil in Port of Spain. Trinidad and Tobago won the game 41 points to nil and advanced to Round 2, where they faced Chile and Bermuda in a pool series. Trinidad and Tobago lost their first match 6-35 against Chile, and lost their second against Bermuda 52-6, and were knocked out of the qualifying tournaments.
In 2005 Trinidad and Tobago participated in qualifying tournaments for the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France. They were grouped in the South of the pool of Round 1a along with Barbados, Guyana and Saint Lucia. Trinidad and Tobago won their first match 82-8 over Saint Lucia, though they lost to Barbados and Guyana, finishing third in the pool which ended their qualifying campaign.
Rugby Travel Tour Examples
Trinidad– Port of Spain
Day 1 Flight to Port of Spain
Day 2 Sightseeing; visit to the Queen’s Park Savannah, the Magnificent Seven and Fort George, evening game
Day 3 Morning optional court available for practice. Afternoon visit Maracas Beach
Day 4 Picturesque hike to Maracas Waterfalls, evening game
Day 5 Optional tour to Tobago
Day 6 Pan yard visit and lesson on how to play a steel pan. Afternoon Zip Lining, evening game
Day 7 Morning community service and afternoon swamp tour and see all the wildlife Trinidad has to offer
Day 8 Transfer to Port of Spain Airport for return flight
Starting at US$1800 per person
Starting at CAD2100 per person
Prices are based on departure from Miami, with 40 people traveling. Contact us for a detailed price quote and itinerary.