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WATERSPORTS

Triton Adventures provides Jet skis, Banana Boat, and escorted Water Tours around the island. There is also Catamaran tours, Glass Bottom Boat tours, Deep Sea fishing Charters, Diving, Snorkeling, Windsurfing, Surfing, Kayaking, Turtle Watching

BOTANIC GARDENS

Seventeen acres of tropical trees and shrubs that run from the Claude Noel Highway at the northern end of Scarborough southward. Exotics like the African Tulip can be found here.

FORT KING GEORGE

This fort, built in the 1780's is perhaps Tobago's best preserved historical site. The  approaches to the fort take you past the current hospital facilities, the prison and onto the grounds. There are several cannon emplacements, barracks and officer's mess and even sculptures, although these are more recent artifacts. The grounds are excellently manicured and offer magnificent views of the coast.

TOBAGO MUSEUM

The museum, located in the Barrack GuardHouse of Fort King George, has artifacts from Tobago's early history on display. 

BUCCOO REEF/NYLON POOL/NO MAN'S LAND

This reef is among one of the better known ones in Tobago and is certainly among one of the more accessible. A major feature of the excursion is Nylon Pool a veritable tranquil paradise in the ocean. This unique feature of the reef complex allows swimmers to enjoy their own private swimming pool. Depths are no greater than 7-10 feet at high tides. Whole day visits to No Man's Land, a sandy spit jutting into the lagoon with barbeque and beach party is an excellent option. 

COURLAND MONUMENT, PLYMOUTH

The monument, designed by Janis Mintks, is a striking memorial that commemorates the 17th century settlers after whom the near by bay is named.

ARNOS VALE WATER WHEEL AND NATURE PARK

At the site of an former sugar plantation/factory this magnificent Water Wheel, the powerhouse of plantation operations stands. The site has been restored and redeveloped to include a restaurant, dinner theatre and  nature park, gift shop and museum can also be found onsite. Excellent  for viewing birds.  

ADVENTURE FARM AND NATURE RESERVE, ARNOS VALE

A 12 acre estate in the raw. Located just along the Arnos Vale Main Road this estate allows the nature lover to experience nature as it is.

FORT BENNETT, BLACK ROCK

Affords a sweeping view from the Grafton/Black Rock area. The ruins are preserved and makes an excellent spot for some quiet contemplation or an early morning view of the sun rising.  

GRAFTON CALEDONIA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, BLACK ROCK (on site of villa)

Mot mots sometimes gather at 4pm, the old feeding time, and allow themselves to be hand fed. Nature trails have been established visitors are welcome from 6am-6pm. Admission: Free.

KIMME MUSEUM

German sculptress, Luise Kimme, has taken Tobago and its people to heart. This love is best seen in her work.. Graceful figures adorn several sites in Tobago, notably the Museum at Fort King George.

PIGEON POINT

For those of you who seek the Caribbean idyll we offer you Pigeon Point. This is beach in its purest form. Incidentally it happens to be Tobago's most famous beach, only being matched by Maracas Beach in Trinidad. Entrance fee applicable. Adults $2.00, Children under 12, $1.00.

THE WITCH'S GRAVE

According to folk legend Gang Gang Sara was a witch who flew to Tobago centuries ago but was unable to return because she ate salt, more likely a meal containing salt. The tale goes that she climbed a silk cotton tree and attempted to fly and fell to her death. The site of the grave is located in Golden Lane, which is a district known for its belief in superstition, ask any villager and you will hear the local folk superstition.

CASTARA, PARLATUVIER, BLOODY BAY, L'ANSE FOURMI

These villages are picturesque hamlets that have stunning scenery. 

MAIN RIDGE FOREST RESERVE

This reserve is the oldest in the Western Hemisphere being established in the 1760s as a means to preserve the watershed of the island.

 

FIRST HISTORICAL CAFE

This colourful roadside cafe with its brilliant painted bamboo decor, gravel floors and seaward views gives you a taste of Tobago's history and culture.

RICHMOND GREAT HOUSE

The main house is  filled with antique furnishings and objet d'art africain collected over a lifetime of travel and study. The grounds include a restaurant, conference/meeting facilities and afford impressive views.

ARGYLE WATERFALL  & KINGS BAY WATERFALL

An impressive, easily accessible three-tier waterfall located close to Roxborough. The waterfall has several plunge pools. Entrance fee applies. $4.00, guides are available for approx. $3.00.
LOUIS D'OR NURSERIES

The breeding nurseries at Louis D'Or provide the visitor with an opportunity to see citrus, cocoa and coffee seedlings being propagated.

FLAGSTAFF HILL

The site of a former military radio tower and observation post during World War II, Flagstaff Hill is located at the crest of the hill just as you are about to descent into Charlotteville.

LITTLE TOBAGO OR BIRD OF PARADISE ISLAND

This small island just offshore of Speyside is one of the most important seabird sanctuaries in the Caribbean. The Tropic Birds are most prevalent during the months of October to June. The island is forested and affords other opportunities to view birds and wildlife.

NIGHTLIFE

Local "liming" spots include Copra Tray, De Lush, Golden Star, The Deep, Tobago's Best nightclubs, all within a few minute drive of the villa. Sunday School at buccoo is a large Street Party in which the whole island of Tobago gets together for dancing and liming.  Don't ask, just go!!!! Hotels on the island also provide nightly entertainment