Activities in Scarborough

Home to a harbor dominated by a cruise ship terminal, Scarborough is the busiest city on the otherwise quiet island of Tobago.  Whether you arrive for a day via cruise ship or you're staying long term, there are a few activities that excel here.  The first is shopping, thanks to the duty-free spending available right in the terminal and the craft booths set up just outside.  Sightseeing is another must, whether you choose to go it alone or sign up with a tour guide.  Finally, don't overlook watersports, which include everything from fishing to scuba diving, and are easy to come by on the coast.


Scarborough Diving

Scarborough's position on the island makes it one of the few places on Trinidad and Tobago that are good for diving. Additionally, the proximity to South America makes diving here a bit different than in the Caribbean.

There are several dive services and at least 6 good dive sites in the area. For more in formation concerning this topic, go to this extended discussion.


Pops Tours Tobago Fishing

Scarborough has never been a very populated place, and as such there is no shortage of large fish. Anglers hoping to spend a day at sea fishing will have no problem here.

If you and your traveling companions like to fish you might be happy to discover there are several charter fishing services in this area. You can read this page about fishing in the area if you'd like to find out more details.


Like golf? There are a couple of golf courses in the area. The courses are Tobago Plantations Golf Course and Sugar Mill Course. Just click on the name of the course to get additional information concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more. Moreover, you can take advantage of this article if you'd like to find additional specifics concerning golf courses throughout Tobago.

Sailing and Boating

Island Girl Catamaran

Take a look at the table just below to read more about area firms that can help you enjoy some time on the water.

Boating Opportunities Near Scarborough
Name Phone Location
Coco Motion (868) 639-2449 4.1 mi. West of Central Scarborough
Frankie Tours & Rentals (868) 631-0369 4.2 mi. West of Central Scarborough
Island Girl Catamaran (868) 639-7245 Mt. Irvine, 4.0 mi. West of Central Scarborough
Pops Tours Tobago (868) 738-8226 Buccoo, 4.9 mi. West of Central Scarborough
Tobago Princess (868) 639-4221 Mt. Irvine, 4.0 mi. West of Central Scarborough

If you'd like to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators see this page.


R&Sea Diver's Company

If there are some avid shoppers in your group, they might be interested to know that the area has more than 29 retail stores just waiting to be explored. To read our detailed page about shopping in Scarborough and nearby, use this link.


Fort King George

You should plan on spending some of your time soaking in the culture, sounds and sights of Scarborough. Sights of interest to visitors include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts the area's waterfalls and other natural attractions. To find out about other area sightseeing attractions, use this link.

Information concerning a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights can be seen below.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Scarborough
Name Type Phone Location
Nissi Tours & Travel Travel and Tour Operators -- 3.4 mi. South West of Central Scarborough
Tobago Video Tours Ltd Excursions and Sightseeing Service (868) 639-4402 Scarborough


If you are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Scarborough. To get more information on snorkeling opportunities, navigate to this page.


Relaxing for a few hours in a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you will be happy to learn there are a few in this area. Take advantage of this page which is all about spas in the area if you're looking for additional information.


Rex Resorts Turtle Beach

If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. Included is the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to read more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Scarborough
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Magdalena Grand Beach Resort Tobago Plantations, 3.7 mi. South West of Central Scarborough 2 check
Grafton Beach Resort 3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Scarborough 2 check
Rex Resorts Turtle Beach 3.4 mi. Northwest of Central Scarborough 2 check

For instance, Magdalena Grand Beach Resort offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

The following table summarizes some details regarding other activities.

Other Activities In And Around Scarborough
Name Type Phone Location
D’ Surf Shack Watersports Operator (868) 635-0669 4.0 mi. West of Central Scarborough
Movietowne Tobago Movie Theater (868) 627-8277 3.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Scarborough
Tobago Racing Service Racetrack (868) 639-5457 Scarborough

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