Category: Eco & Adventure

Divers adore the reefs off Tobago. Courtesy The Division of Tourism and Transportation.

Diving in Tobago: kingdom of the corals

It’s just like Finding Nemo. Dive below the surface of the aquamarine and azure waters off Tobago and enter the kingdom of the coral reefs. Many of the dive sites here are drift dives, which just means that you just go with the flow — literally. You adjust your buoyancy to follow the current; keep

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

Pigeon Point. Photo by Caristock

Wet and wild in Tobago

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

Leatherback Turtle returning to sea. Courtesy The Division of Tourism and Transportation

Ancient mariners — Tobago’s turtles

Turtle-watching in Tobago Tobago gets a lot fewer turtles than Trinidad, but you will still see enough to make this an awesome experience. Plus, it’s easier to get to them in Tobago. Hundreds of the giant leatherbacks and hawksbills nest on four main beaches — Turtle Beach, Mt Irvine Stonehaven, and Turtle Beach. Hawksbills also

Pigeon Point. Photo courtesy TDC

What to see & do in Tobago for 2017

Tobago sightseeing & eco escapes — the 2017 edition 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

Goat Island and Little Tobago Island. Courtesy the TDC.

Trinidad & Tobago: the Lay of Both Lands

The Geography (human & physical) of Trinidad & Tobago in a Nutshell Trinidad South American links Trinidad is the southernmost Caribbean island: just seven miles from Venezuela at its closest point. Geologically, the island is not Caribbean at all – it is essentially a fragment of Venezuela set free. The South American neighbour cradles Trinidad:

Leatherback Turtle returning to sea. Courtesy The Division of Tourism and Transportation

Our Top 5 Tobago Eco Experiences

Our favourite eco escapes & adventures, by land & by sea Turtle-watching One of Tobago’s best-known nature activities is watching the ancient nesting ritual of the sea turtles (March–September) on Tobago’s beaches. The most common are the giant (and endangered) leatherback, hawksbill and green; all (and their eggs) are legally protected. Leatherbacks come ashore primarily