Awaken your wildside as you venture off the beaten path to explore Tobago's lush natural beauty.
Immerse yourself in the flora and fauna of the oldest protected rainforest in the Western Hemisphere (and UNESCO listed); go deep and allow your inner adventurer to explore the colourful marine life of the island's vibrant reefs and indulge your senses with a therapeutic waterfall massage courtesy of Mother Nature. Discover why Tobago truly is Nirvana for all naturalists.
Diving In Tobago
Tobago is a sight to behold both on land and water. Under its surface, divers and snorkellers can discover a kaleidoscopic world, replete with vivid sponges and corals and brilliantly colored marine life.
The island's intimate reef systems are rich in marine biodiversity, clear, pristine waters, and its range of diving sites are natural treasures. Tobago also has many highly trained instructors and a hyperbaric chamber, making Tobago the perfect dive destination for both experienced and novice divers.
Under the surface divers will discover unspoilt reefs thick with sponges and corals - including the world's largest known brain coral. Amongst the reefs divers can expect to find closely-huddled schooling fish, moray eels, lobsters and seahorses, as well as headline attractions such as barracudas, tarpons, turtles, nurse sharks and rays.
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December to April is the prime time to spot the most birds. Before the wet season, especially March and early April, is when many forest species are at their most active and migratory species, stopping over on the way to North America, are at their peak. There can be an estimated 260 species on the island at this time.
You can be assured of good field observations whenever you visit Tobago though, as the island has a huge range of permanent resident birds.
And for the non-experts there's plenty to spot without going too far from your sun-lounger, with many hotels and lodges setting up feeders that attract the prettiest little hummingbirds.
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Tobago’s immaculate coastlines set the scene for one of nature’s most remarkable rituals as giant leatherback turtles come ashore to nest each year.
Witness this rare and moving sight between the months of March and September, when these magnificent creatures emerge from the water under the cover of darkness to lay their eggs at common nesting sites, namely Turtle Beach, Grafton Bay and Stonehaven Bay. Click Here to find out more.
Rolling hills, rugged terrain and scenic trails create many picturesque opportunities for hikers in Tobago.
Surrounded by lush greenery, trekkers are spoiled for choice, with the promise of stunning waterfalls, remote beaches and breathtaking vistas as a reward at the end of every journey.
Whether you prefer a smooth, steady, unencumbered climb or a more demanding ascent with challenging obstacles, you will have many opportunities to enjoy Tobago's wild and untamed botanical heaven. Check out some of the best trails.
Test your mettle on Tobago's biking trails with endurance-building uphills and exhilirating downhills.
Challenge your skills on demanding single tracks or cruise along easilly navigable flats.
Whatever your preference the island serves up a range of tracks suitable for bikers at any level. with the promise of blissful solitude and the rarest and most breathtaking views on the island. Find Out More
Glowing plankton light up the night during spectacular bioluminscence tours that seem otherworldly.
These night time excursions through the mangroves and along the coast line can be done either by kayak or stand-up paddleboard.
Either way you'll have the best seat in the house for this magical display featuring showmanship from some of the ocean's smallest but most dazzling organisms.