Waterfall. Photograph by Ariann Thompson

Trinidad hiking and outdoor adventures

Your 2018 Trinidad hiking & eco adventure guide Like bats out of hell: Tamana Caves The Tamana Bat Caves in the Central Range are home to an estimated 1.5 million bats. Yes. One for every Trini, with extras. Mt Tamana itself (313m/1,009ft) was revered as a sacred mountain to a tribe called Guarahoons from South

Game fishing is fantastic in Tobago. Photo by project1photography/Shutterstock

Tobago game fishing

Plenty of fish in the sea? Game fishing is fantastic here, with the main offshore season lasting from October to June. Anglers can expect to do battle with blue marlins, white marlins, swordfish, wahoo, tuna, barracudas, mahi-mahi (dolphin-fish) and sharks. Large game fish migrate south for the winter and chase the schools of small flying

A Black-throated mango hummingbird at the Adventure Eco Villas in Tobago. Photo by Rapso Imaging

Tobago sightseeing — and boons for birders!

Sightseeing & day trips: our picks for 2018 Tobago is small enough for much of it to be seen in a day, especially if you start out early. Tour operators offer a range of full-day and half-day tours, plus specialised itineraries based on your interests. For eco tours and adventures, make sure to book with

Prophet Benjamin wows the crowd. Courtesy the Shade Nightclub

Your Tobago arts & entertainment guide 2018

There are more than enough bars, restaurants, clubs, casinos and open-air party venues to keep you happy — especially on the western side of the island!

A giant leatherback turtle heaves her bulk out of the water to nest. Photo courtesy the TDC

Turtle-watching in Trinidad

Trinidad is one of only a few places in the Caribbean where the giant leatherback female practises her timeless “family tradition” of returning to the place where she was born to lay her eggs. The sight of these huge creatures swimming in the rough waves of the Atlantic and then making their way up on

Blue and yellow macaws were successfully re-introduced to Trinidad in the early 2000s after being extirpated by habitat loss and the pet trade. Photo by Chris Anderson

A birder’s guide to Trinidad

The island is blessed with nearly 500 recorded species — among the top 10 countries in the world for number of species per square mile. Peak birding season is November–May, but there’s lots to see year-round. Ornithologists flock here because of the diversity and accessibility to the birds. You can stay on the road and easily record 60 species on a single outing. Here’s where you’ll want to head.

Curried crab and dumpling is a must-eat in Tobago. Photo by Bennyartist/Shutterstock

Savour the Tobago flavours

A Tobago food & dining guide for 2018 Surrender to your senses and allow your taste buds to be delighted by the smorgasbord of flavours and textures available. Fresh seafood is one of the healthiest things about Bago. You can buy fresh fish, shrimp, crab and lobster (during open season) every day from fishermen on

Pigeon Point. Photo by Caristock

Wet and wild in Tobago

Your guide to enjoying the best of Tobago’s beaches, rivers, waterfalls, and watersports

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