Along the Windward Coast you will find Granby
Point, a colonial fort named after the Marquis
of Granby, a hero of the Seven Years War. Below
the fort lies an enjoyable beachfront and playground
Café and Bar
This is a colourful place near Granby Point
where you can enjoy a drink, a snack and a little
local history and culture.
The capital town of Tobago is quite lively and
worth a visit especially to enjoy the
busy colourful market (particularly on a Friday
or Saturday) where everything seems to be on
offer! The Islands main and only shopping
mall is nearby with a pharmacy, bank, post office,
cinema and shops offering a variety of goods
including the local foodstuffs, herbal medicines
and remedies. The Ferry between Tobago and Trinidad
(Daily Monday to Fridays & Sundays)
docks in Lower Scarborough where you will also
find the bus terminal.
Fort King George
Named after King George 3 in 1804 it is perhaps
Tobagos best preserved historical site
with gun enplacements, barracks and officers
mess. The Fort is located in beautifully manicured
grounds with a military cemetery and chapel.
The Tobago Museum is in the Barrack Guard House
of the Fort and has artifacts from Tobagos
early history and military relics and documents
from the Colonial days are also on display.
The Botanical Gardens
Near to the Fort you will find The Botanical
Gardens, over 17 acres of majestic tropical
trees, shrubs and exotics like the African Tulip.
Away from the hustle and bustle of Scarborough
town, you will enjoy captivating views over
the town from here.
Arriving back at Crown Point there is the opportunity
to fly to Trinidad a complete contrast
to its sister Tobago - from Crown Point International
It must be admitted that Trinidad is not your
typical Caribbean tourist island, being a fascinating
mixture of business and industry and of a cosmopolitan
It is fast moving, festive, throbbing and has
been described as one big all-dayparty.
We have mentioned Eco in Tobago in our island
area but for nature lovers there are a number
of Nature Reserves to visit around the island
such as Grafton Caledonia Wildlife Santuary,
Cuffle River Nature Retreat, the Tobago Forest
Reserve and the Genesis Nature Park.
We will be happy to provide you with further
information on the wealth of
places magnificent Tobago has to offer.
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