Visitors to Tobago will have a range of natural attractions to visit. Forests, waterfalls, natural beaches, and plenty of hiking opportunities dot the area – leaving a generous selection to choose from.
Do you like being outdoors? You can choose from a couple of hiking trails and a nature preserve on Tobago.
Tobago Forest Reserve is a great nature preserve located within central Tobago. This nature reserve has a special place in the history of conservation. The Tobago Forest Reserve was the first nature reserve in the Western Hemisphere, established in 1763.
Take a minute to read the chart below if you want more information.
|Hiking Trail||Central Tobago|
|Tobago Forest Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||Central Tobago|
|Hiking Trail||Central Tobago|
Although most people visiting the area are attracted by the beaches, that isn't the only way to enjoy the natural wonders available. Tobago offers some interesting choices, including 6 waterfalls.
You might enjoy a visit to Argyle Waterfall, which is located in eastern Tobago. 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.
A second attraction Rainbow Waterfall. It is situated in central Tobago. Set amidst a beautiful tropical forest on the island of Tobago is Rainbow Falls, which can be found after a short 20 minute hike as you follow the sound of the trickling water through the woods.
The following table lists a few details regarding waterfalls.
|Argyle Waterfall||Waterfall||1.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Belle Garden|
|Craig Hall Waterfall||Waterfall||2.7 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Scarborough|
|Waterfall||4.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Scarborough|
|Highland Waterfall||Waterfall||Central Tobago|
|Rainbow Waterfall||Waterfall||Central Tobago|
|Twin Rivers Waterfall||Waterfall||Central Tobago|
Another idea is to go see some of the more popular naturally occurring land formations. Other types of natural attractions on Tobago are summarized in the table below.
|Bay||3.9 mi. Northwest of Central downtown Scarborough|
|Bay||0.8 mi. Northeast of Central Speyside|
|Bay||0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Speyside|
|Lagoon||1.4 mi. Northeast of Central Crown Point|
|Bay||1.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Bon Accord|
|Bay||1.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bon Accord|
|Castara Bay||Bay||Central Tobago|
|Bay||Western part of Tobago|
|Point||Southwestern part of Tobago|
|Bay||1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Coopers Town|
|Bay||1.2 mi. North of Central Charlotteville|
|Bay||0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Marsh Harbour|
|Bay||3.3 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotteville|
|Bay||1.1 mi. West of Central Charlotteville|
|Bay||1.5 mi. South West of Central Black Rock|
|Mountain||0.9 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Scarborough|
|Pigeon Peak||Mountain||2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central Charlotteville|
|Pirates Bay||Bay||0.5 mi. North of Central Charlotteville|
|Bay||1.8 mi. South West of Central Marsh Harbour|
|Bay||2.1 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotteville|
Bear in mind that you'll find some other types of attractions. For a more thorough discussion of other attractions, check out this page.
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