The Argyle Waterfalls are Tobago’s highest waterfalls, tumbling 175 ft. in a series of stepped cascades. There is a cost to enter and the cost includes a guide.
Buccoo Reef is the largest coral reef in Tobago and was designated a marine park in 1973. Its massive proportions contain a reef system of five reef flats that are separated by deep channels. Visitors can take a glass bottom boat tour to view the reef and the marine life.
Little Tobago is also a good site from which to see birds which breed. The sea between Tobago and Little Tobago is shallow, and glass-bottomed boats enable the attractive corals and brightly colored tropical fish to be seen on the crossing. It is a popular area for snorkeling and diving, especially on Angel Reef in front of Goat Island.
Tobago Cocoa Estate
You can visit this historic plantation with a tour guide by reservation only. Tours of the working plantation are offered, together with a small souvenir shop and cafe. The Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve is on record as the oldest legally protected forest reserve geared specifically towards a conservation purpose.
Adventure Farm & Nature Reserve
A 12-acre nature reserve and organic farm located on the outskirts of Plymouth. The reserve is noted for its birds, butterflies, iguanas, mangoes and citrus orchards. The reserve is open Monday to Friday and has a modest ticket price.
Buccoo Reef & Nylon Pool Tours
The Pigeon Point Jetty is the nearest departure point for Buccoo Reef/Nylon Pool tours. Glass-bottom boats are available. Kitesurfing, Windsurfing and Paddle Boarding with some of the most experienced folks on the island. Equipment rental and lessons are available.
Fort Bennett is located in Black Rock, Tobago, overlooking Grafton Beach. The Fort was built by the Dutch between 1628 and 1636.
Arnos Vale Waterwheel
The Arnos Vale Waterwheel located just a short distance north of the former Arnos Vale Sugar plantation. It used to be a sugar plantation in times gone by, but more recently made into a restaurant and museum.
The mystery Tombstone is situated in the village of Plymouth, on the grave of Betty Stivens and her baby. The inscription on the 18th century tombstone has long puzzled visitors to the site. It records that Betty Stevens “was a mother without knowing it, and a wife without letting her husband know it, except by her kind indulgence to him”, this mystery has long been one of Tobago’s most famous folk tales.
This monument represent “freedom’ and it was built to honor the early settlers to Plymouth who came from Courland (modern day Latvia). The monument was designed and built by one of our nation artists. It was unveiled in 1976 during a cultural visit by the Courlanders in exile from various parts of the world.
This fort was named after Jacobus (James), the Duke of Courland. The British army maintained a picket post here which in 1770 was attacked by revolting slaves. A battery manned by the militia was erected on the site in 1777. In 1781 the battery was destroyed by the French who occupied the site until the island was re-captured by the British in 1793. The present fort was erected in the early 1800’s. Fort James is the oldest site in Tobago, overlooking some of the most amazing Sunset views on the island.
Canoe Bay Friendship
Canoe Bay is officially mapped as La Guira situated in the Lowlands area. Canoe bay is a long stretch along the Cove area. It was called Canoe Bay by English mariners and was probably named after Amerindian canoes which were seen there. This bay is shallow, calm and well sheltered. There is a small admission fee to enter the facilities. Nice place for a midday picnic.
Store Bay Beach Facilities
This is Tobago’s most popular beach with modernized change room facilities. Tour boats leave from here to Buccoo Reef. Hearty local food is served in Kiosks behind the beach. Here you can find the locals favorite Crab and Dumpling, Cuccoo and callalloo, Steam fish and provision and the most famous Roti (Indian delicacy), you cannot come to the island and NOT try these dishes. There is also a spectacular craft market at this site where vendors and craftsmen sell everything imaginable.
Crusoe’s Cave Crown Point
The cave is a part of a network of subterranean caves that traverse the Crown Point and Store Bay area. This cave was probably a pre-historic fresh water course known to the Amerindians who lived in that part of the island. Access to the entrance of this cave is located on private property.
Mt. Irvine Bay
Mt. Irvine Bay is Located at the Mt. Irvine Beach Facility, usually calm and good for swimming and snorkeling. The occasional kicking of the waves provides a good opportunity for the surfing. There is also changing facilities and cabanas available.
Located in the Barrack Guard House of Fort King George, the museum has an interesting display of early Tobago history, including Amerindian artifacts, and military relics,maps and documents from the colonial period. Open Mon – Fri 9am /5pm. Small admission fee.
Located in the vicinity of Crown Point next to the airport, Fort Milford one of Tobago’s most treasurable sightseeing attraction is well know for its rich history and lovely view overlooking Store Bay. It goes back from as far as 1642 when the alleged settlement of Dutchmen under the protection of the Duke of Courland was briefly located there.