Rainbow Waterfall

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.

Running down a rocky path that ends up in the Goldsborough River, the falls are 328 feet tall.

The walk to Rainbow Falls takes you through a forest of bamboo and banana trees, which is filled with lizards and chirping birds.


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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.

Rainbow Waterfall is located on the eastern side of the island of Tobago, close to Goodwood; it is seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) to the east-northeast of Scarborough.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous dining options to select from in the community surrounding the waterfall. The most frequented nearby restaurant to Rainbow Waterfall is Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant, which offers Caribbean food. Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant is only around four and a half miles away, so stop by and place your order. Also within reach, you and your party will find restaurants including King’s Bay Café and Cafe Havana where you and your party will be able to try a bite of Asian fare and enjoy the culture of Trinidad and Tobago.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy waterfalls, and have the energy to view some others, might consider a trip to Twin Rivers Waterfall and Green Hill Waterfall; the first is 1.1 miles to the north-northwest of this page's attraction. Additional local activities include Twin Rivers Waterfall Hiking Trail, which is within driving range on Tobago. Also, you might consider checking out Green Hill Waterfall Hiking Trail, which is another attraction not far away.

Waterfalls are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Rainbow Waterfall
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Twin Rivers Waterfall Hiking Trail GeoFeature 1.6 mi. (10.9 km) NW 6.7 mi. Northeast of Scarborough
Green Hill Waterfall Hiking Trail GeoFeature 2.5 mi. (7.3 km) W 4.6 mi. East-Northeast of Scarborough
Tobago Forest Reserve -- 3.0 mi. (14.0 km) N 8.7 mi. Northeast of Scarborough
Fort King George Historic Site 6.7 mi. (1.3 km) WSW Scarborough

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