Attractions

Top Choice Beach in Charlotteville

Pirate’s Bay

Past Charlotteville's pier, a dirt track winds up and around the cliff to concrete steps that descend to Pirate’s Bay, which offers excellent snorkeling and fantastic beach liming, with locals and visitors making a …
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Trinidad

Asa Wright Nature Centre

A former cocoa and coffee plantation transformed into an 80-hectare nature reserve, this place blows the minds of birdwatchers. Even if you can’t tell a parrot from a parakeet, it's still worthwhile as you can see a…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in East Coast

Nariva Swamp

Inland of the Cocal, the Ramsar-protected Nariva Swamp covers some 60 sq km of freshwater wetland inhabited by anacondas and a small population of elusive manatees. To fully appreciate the area's beauty, book a spot…
Top Choice Waterfall in Northeast Coast

Rio Seco Waterfall

Just past the bridge over the Rio Seco, a signposted trail leads inland to the Rio Seco Waterfall in Matura National Park. This stunning swimming hole and waterfall, with deep clear waters and a gorgeous canopy of r…
Top Choice Park in Port of Spain

Queen’s Park Savannah

Once part of a sugar plantation, and formerly home to a racecourse, this public park is encircled by a 3.7km perimeter road that locals call the world’s largest roundabout. In the early evening when the scorching he…
Top Choice Beach in Leeward Coast

Mt Irvine Beach

This pretty public beach, 200m north of Mt Irvine Bay Hotel, has sheltered picnic tables and changing rooms, plus a beachside restaurant and bar, roti shacks and plenty of shade trees. Surfers migrate here from Dece…
Top Choice Fort in Scarborough

Fort King George

Atop a hill at the end of Fort St, this sizable fort was built by the British between 1777 and 1779, and is worth a visit to see its restored colonial-era buildings – one of which holds the Tobago Museum – and magni…
Top Choice Museum in Port of Spain

National Museum & Art Gallery

Housed in a classic colonial building, the dusty historical exhibits range from Amerindian settlers to African slaves and indentured Indians. There are also geological and natural-history displays – check out the ta…
Top Choice Zoo in Port of Spain

Emperor Valley Zoo

Just north of Queen’s Park Savannah, the 2.5-hectare Emperor Valley Zoo may be small, but has some interesting residents, including indigenous red howler monkeys, ocelots and various birds and snakes native to Trini…
Top Choice Gardens in Port of Spain

Botanical Gardens

Resplendent with exotic trees and plants, and networked by gentle paths, the Botanical Gardens date from 1818. A graceful mansion built in 1875, the adjacent President’s House, which is closed to the public, is slat…