Argyle Waterfall

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One of the best waterfall hikes on Tobago is the Argyle Waterfall off Windward Coast Drive. After a 15 minute forest hike, you will be dazzles by a three-tiered fall that heartily invited hikers in for a swim.

The waterfall reaches 175 feet high.


Located near the center of the island of Tobago, near Belle Garden, Argyle Waterfall always welcomes residents and tourists lodging on this part of the island or close by. However, even if you aren't staying very close, you are free to stop by to enjoy a great time. From this location, Scarborough is 11 miles (17 and a half kilometers) to the west-southwest.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful options while spending some time exploring the area is enjoying food at a restaurant within traveling distance of the waterfall. King’s Bay Café, which offers Caribbean meals, is very close-by, making it a great option for waterfall visitors. Bird Watchers Restaurant & Bar and Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant are additional restaurant choices nearby. At Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant you and your group can try out Chinese meals and enjoy the local foods and culture of Trinidad and Tobago.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy waterfalls, and would like to see others, should consider Rainbow Waterfall and Twin Rivers Waterfall; the first and closest of which is four miles to the south west of Argyle Waterfall . There are some additional activities nearby, including Tobago Forest Reserve, which is three miles away Tobago. Also, you might consider visiting Twin Rivers Waterfall Hiking Trail, which is another attraction not far away.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Argyle Waterfall
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Tobago Forest Reserve -- 3.2 mi. (14.0 km) W 8.7 mi. Northeast of Scarborough
Twin Rivers Waterfall Hiking Trail GeoFeature 4.4 mi. (10.9 km) W 6.7 mi. Northeast of Scarborough
Green Hill Waterfall Hiking Trail GeoFeature 6.4 mi. (7.3 km) WSW 4.6 mi. East-Northeast of Scarborough
Fort King George Historic Site 10.6 mi. (1.3 km) WSW Scarborough

More Information


The waterfall is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and closes a half an hour earlier on the weekends.


If you require a guide to the falls, you can hire one for $2(USD) at the Visitor Centre, in addition to the $4(USD) park entry fee.

Location: Tobago


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