Welcome to Tobago
The Southern Circuit Tours
- Tobago's south-west tip is the centre of its tourism development, with hotels and holiday apartments, tour companies and car rentals offices, restaurants and bars, spreading out from the terminal buildings at Crown point Airport.
- Store Bay
- A short but popular strip of beach less than five minutes walk from the airport, with beautiful clear water . Vendors' booths behind the beach sell local food and craft.
- Buccoo Reef
- A long curved coral reef, which is a protected marine park. Daily tours by glass-bottomed boats
- Nylon Pool
- A shallow sandpit in the lagoon which is great for bathing: most reef tours end here. Some also include the sandy No Man's Land promontory on the other side of the lagoon, a favoured spot for rum punch beach barbeques.
- Pigeon Point
- brilliant white sandy beach north of Crown Point: the water is calm and clear and shallow. there are vendors booths here too.
- Fort Milford
- Remains of a colonial fort, with a glorious view
- Botanical Gardens
- Climbing up the hillside from the highway, seventeen acres of tropical trees and shrubs.
- Court House
- Dating back to 1825 and the meeting-place of the Tobago House of Assembly (which was restored in 1980 after 103 years to give Tobago some control over its own internal affairs),this handsome building overlooks James Park in Upper Scarborough.
- Fort King George
- Tobago's main historic site
- The Tobago museum
- provides a rich display of early Tobago history including Amerindian artifacts, military relics, maps and documents from the colonial period.
- Courland Monument
- A striking sculpture commemorating 17th-century settlers from Courland, now part of Latvia, and the site of Tobago's oldest town, fort, capital and church.
- Mystery Tombstone
- Marks the grave of young Betty Stivens and her baby, who died in 1783. Its inscription has puzzled generations of visitors
- Fort James
- On the headland overlooking Courland Bay; built around 1811 on the site of earlier Courlander and British Settlements; named after James, Duke of Courland.
Black Rock/Mount Irvine
- Fort Bennett
- built by the British in 1778 to protect ships loading sugar in the bay against US privateers
- Grafton Caledonia Wildlife Sanctuary
- Once a cocoa estate, the sanctuary evolved after the 1963 hurricane. Hiking and bird-watching trails, quiet hillside woodland.