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.


Positioned toward the center of the island of Tobago, close to Belle Garden, Argyle Waterfall always welcomes residents and travelers lodging on this part of the island or close by. Regardless of whether or not you are staying very close, you should feel free to stop by to check it out. In case you're wondering, Scarborough is 11 miles (17 and a half kilometers) to the west-southwest.

Nearby Restaurants

If you find your belly rumbling after your waterfall visit, don't worry -- you will find an exceptionally large selection of dining possibilities near this attraction. The most proximate eatery to Argyle Waterfall is King’s Bay Café, which serves Caribbean dishes. Bird Watchers Restaurant & Bar and Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant offer additional restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant you and your group should try out Chinese food and experience the culture of Trinidad and Tobago.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like waterfalls, and would like to see others, might consider seeing Rainbow Waterfall and Twin Rivers Waterfall; the first of which is 4.0 miles to the south west of this waterfall. Additional local attractions include Tobago Forest Reserve, which is three miles away Tobago. You might want to also consider heading over to Twin Rivers Waterfall Hiking Trail, which is another nearby attraction.

Waterfalls are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

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.


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