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.


Located on the eastern part of the island of Tobago, near Goodwood, Rainbow Waterfall welcomes travelers who are lodging on this part of the island or nearby. Regardless of whether or not you're staying nearby, you should consider dropping by to check out the sights. It is 7.0 miles east-northeast of Scarborough.

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.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of restaurants to pick from in the neighborhood nearby Rainbow Waterfall. Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant, which has a menu full of Caribbean fare, is very close-by, making it a great option for waterfall visitors. The restaurant is maybe about four and a half miles from this waterfall, so grab a table and eat up! Also within a short distance, you'll find options like Cafe Havana and Blue Haven Hotel Restaurant where you and your companions should test out eclectic fare and experience the flavors of Trinidad and Tobago.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that enjoy waterfalls, and have the energy to view some others, should consider going to Twin Rivers Waterfall and Green Hill Waterfall; the first of which is one and an eighth miles to the north-northwest of this waterfall. Other kinds of nearby activities include Twin Rivers Waterfall Hiking Trail, which is within driving distance on Tobago. You might also want to think about making the trip to Green Hill Waterfall Hiking Trail, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run out of things to do. The attractions nearest to this particular outdoor site are listed in the following table.

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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Location: Tobago


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