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 island of Tobago, near Goodwood, Rainbow Waterfall always welcomes local customers and travelers who are rooming on this part of the island or nearby. Whether or not you're staying particularly close, you should think about stopping by to enjoy a great time. It's 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

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending some time exploring the area is sharing a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of Rainbow Waterfall. Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant, which serves Caribbean dishes, is also the most convenient dining option from the waterfall. It's maybe about four and a half miles away from Rainbow Waterfall, so stop by and place your order. Also nearby, you and your party will encounter eateries like King’s Bay Café and Cafe Havana where you and your group might try a bite of Asian meals and experience the culture of Trinidad and Tobago.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that like waterfalls, and would like to see 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 page's attraction. You'll find at least one or two additional places of interest in the area, including Twin Rivers Waterfall Hiking Trail, which is within driving distance on Tobago. You might also think about visiting Green Hill Waterfall Hiking Trail, which is another attraction in the area.

If a visit to the Rainbow Waterfall isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, you'll find the closest ones 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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