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.
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.
A long curved coral reef, which is a protected marine park.
Daily tours by glass-bottomed boats
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.
brilliant white sandy beach north of Crown Point: the water is
calm and clear and shallow. there are vendors booths here too.
Remains of a colonial fort, with a glorious view
Climbing up the hillside from the highway, seventeen acres of
tropical trees and shrubs.
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.
A striking sculpture commemorating 17th-century settlers from
Courland, now part of Latvia, and the site of Tobago's oldest
town, fort, capital and
Marks the grave of young Betty Stivens and her baby, who died in
1783. Its inscription has puzzled generations of visitors
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
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