Natural Attractions on Tobago

Tobago may not be as large as Trinidad, but it packs a lot of nature for guests to explore

Photo credit: © Olaf Gehrmann

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.

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Tobago Forest Reserve

Do you want to enjoy more of your vacation outside? You can experience two different hiking trails and a nature preserve on the island.

Tobago Forest Reserve is a nature preserve located in central Tobago. Anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Trinidad is sure to enjoy the peace and nature that can be found over on Tobago. With trails that will take you through dense forest, up hills, to the coast, and over streams, a hike in the reserve is an eclectic experience.

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Nature Preserves and Hiking On Tobago
Name Type Location
Green Hill Waterfall Hiking Trail Hiking Trail Central Tobago
Tobago Forest Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve Central Tobago
Twin Rivers Waterfall Hiking Trail Hiking Trail Central Tobago


Argyle Waterfall

Although most travelers have heard about the beautiful water and coastline, those aren't the only way to experience the natural beauty of the land. Tobago offers multiple options, including 6 waterfalls.

You should consider visiting 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 place worth considering is Rainbow Waterfall. It is found within central Tobago. About a mile from the town of Goldsborough hikers will come across the converted Cocoa House. Another 10 minutes passed the house the falls will appear.

The following chart provides some key facts regarding waterfalls.

Waterfalls On Tobago
Name Type Location
Argyle Waterfall Waterfall 1.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Belle Garden
Craig Hall Waterfall Waterfall 2.7 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Scarborough
Green Hill Waterfall 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

Land Formations

Another idea is to visit some of the more popular area land formations. Other options like these on Tobago are summarized here:

Land Formations On Tobago
Name Type Location
Arnos Vale Bay Bay 3.9 mi. Northwest of Central downtown Scarborough
Bauteaux Bay Bay 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central Speyside
Bishop's Bay Bay 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Speyside
Bon Accord Lagoon Lagoon 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central Crown Point
Buccoo Bay Bay 1.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Bon Accord
Canoe Bay Bay 1.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bon Accord
Castara Bay Bay Central Tobago
Coconut Bay Bay Western part of Tobago
Columbus Point Point Southwestern part of Tobago
Culloden Bay Bay 1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Coopers Town
Iguana Bay Bay 1.2 mi. North of Central Charlotteville
King's Bay Bay 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Marsh Harbour
Lucy Vale Bay Bay 3.3 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotteville
Man O' War Bay Bay 1.1 mi. West of Central Charlotteville
Mt. Irvine Bay Bay 1.5 mi. South West of Central Black Rock
Mt. St. George 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
Princes Bay Bay 1.8 mi. South West of Central Marsh Harbour
Tyrell's Bay Bay 2.1 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotteville

If you are seeking a wider selection of attractions beyond just these, you can look beyond these choices. Visit this extended discussion which is all about even more attractions if you're looking for additional specifics.


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