15 Best Things To Do in Scarborough

Located right in the middle of the Caribbean Sea, the small town of Scarborough is a little heaven for the tourists from all around the world. Though the small town is not quite famous, it still captures the attention of the few people who know where the true beauty lies.

The town, which is a deep-water harbor, is the administrative center of Tobago. From old Forts made by the British to prisons, the palace holds many beautiful things for everyone to explore. If you are thinking about visiting Scarborough and experience something like never before, here are 15 places to visit in Scarborough.

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Let's explore Scarborough points of interest and 15 best things to do in Scarborough:

1. Take a tour of the Eureka Natural History

Covered with lush vegetation on the island of Trinidad and Tobago provides a good option for the people to explore. With plenty of natural history, the island welcomes the people to see the birds, reptiles and other wildlife present in the place. Take a guided tour of the islands and help yourself to know the vegetation of the place in a more scientific way. Jason Radix is one of the famous islands in which you will get the opportunity to explore the diverse natural vegetation.

2. Admire the Marine Beauty in Buccoo Bay

Located near Scarborough, the Buccoo Bay is a good place to explore the marine beauty. The glass-bottomed tourist boats are good options for the people to get see the beautiful marine beauty of the Buccoo Bay. Beautiful Corals, colored parrot fish, butterfly fish are the one which can be found in the water of the Buccoo Bay. Apart from the fishes, the hawksbills and Green loggerhead turtles also attract many people to the Bay.

3. Take a dip in Nylon Pool

Looking at the marine life from above is a good option for the tourist. But if the tourist wants to watch the marine life more closely then the Nylon Pool is the one which will give the tourist a good opportunity to see things more closely.

4. Visit the Botanical Garden of Scarborough

Covered with lush tropical vegetation, the botanical garden of Scarborough is scattered over 17 acres of land. From sugar plantation to many other plants, the Botanical Garden is one of the main attractions of the place. You can take a guided tour of the place to know the rich vegetation of the place well.

5. Visit the Fort King George

Build in the 17th century the fort stands as an icon for the city of Scarborough. The place which is built by the British is still well preserved. Along with the beautiful fort, the cannons and the Officers quarters near the fort are also worth mentioning.

Along with the fort the prison near the fort is also worth visiting. You can visit the place to see the extraordinary fort build in the 17th century.

6. Take a tour to the Argyle Falls

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Located at a few miles far from the Scarborough the Argyle Falls is a good option for the people who visit Scarborough. People can take a dip in the water of the Argyle Fall. The rainforest in which the fall is located is also a good place to explore the nature and see the birds and animals living in it.

7. Visit the Tobago Museum

Located near the King George Fort the Museum of Tobago is a good place to see the history of the place. From Cannons to artifacts used in the place, the Museum of Tobago preserves the history of the place. Painting, Military relics, maps of the 16th century are the main attractions of the place. Take a tour of the place and make sure that you enjoy the things you see in the Museum of Tobago.

8. Relax the Bacolet Bay

Located in the suburbs of Scarborough, the bay is a good option for the people to sit down and relax. The beautiful restaurant and bars which are there will help you to get exotic drinks. The beautiful palm trees make it a wonderful place for the people to sit down and enjoy the beauty of the beach.

9. Do bird watching in the beautiful Main Ridge Forest Reserve

Established in the 17th Century the Main Ridge Forest Reserve is one of the places where you can see the beautiful birds and other creature. The tropical reserve is the home to many rare and beautiful birds which are well protected in the reserve. People can easily see the beautiful birds in the reserve. All you have to do is take a guided tour of the forest reserve and make sure you enjoy the nature to the fullest.

10. Visit the Pigeon Point Beach

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Located in Scarborough the beach is a good place for relaxing and having fun. Good foods and good drinks are easily available on the beach. You can find people taking walk on the beach with their loved ones and spending a good time over there. Sotake a walk on the silvery sand of the beach and make sure you click some good pictures of yourself.

11. Take a tour of the Cocoa Estate

Located in the beautiful place of Scarborough, the Cocoa Estate of the city produces beans for chocolate. The beautiful Cocoa Fruits which basically hang in the trees of the Estate are one of the main attractions of the place. Take a guided tour of the place and see how everyone get the Chocolate from the Cocoa Beans. You can also get to taste some awesome chocolate made from those Cocoa Beans itself.

12. Spend some lone time in Englishmen Bay

If you are craving for some lone quality time with your loved one then the Englishmen Bay is what you should be looking for. The beautiful bay which is located in the East of Scarborough is not as famous as the bays of the west and therefore there are fewer people.

13. Take a luxury tour in Island Girl Catamaran.

If you are looking for some luxury boat tour then Island Girl of Catamaran is the place you should be looking for. From beautiful and Luxury boat rides to exotic drinks and sightseeing, the Island of Catamaran will make your day. So visit the place and make sure that you spend some good time on the luxury tour.

14. Visit the Plymouth Recreational Ground

From beautiful kite festival to a musical concert the Plymouth Recreational Ground will provide you wonderful opportunity to see some of the awesome festivals in the Scarborough. If you are lucky enough and at the right time, then you will get to see the beautiful festivals that take place there.

15. Experience the sunset and sunrise in Castara bay

Another beautiful bay of Scarborough is the Castara bay. With a beautiful place to relax, the bay is famous for the tourist. Take a walk in the bay and enjoy the sunset and the sunrise of the place.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Scarborough, Trinidad And Tobago

Must see places in Scarborough ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Scarborough and point of interests to visit.

  1. Pigeon Point Beach

    #1 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Pigeon Point Beach

    Tags: Beach, Park, Walking Area, Tourist Center

    Address: Pigeon point Beach, Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is often referred to as the most beautiful beach in this city. The specialties of this beach are but more than one. This includes the white silvery sands, the soothing warm waters and most remark...Read more

  2. Nylon Pool

    #2 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Nylon Pool

    Tags: Water Body, Tour, Water Sport, Boating

    Address: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a part of the famous Bucco Reef of the City and is known for the serene beauty of the blue waters. It is a well conserved site and is thus extremely well maintained. It was earlier on known as...Read more

  3. Englishman's Bay

    #3 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Englishman's Bay

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Island, Walking Area

    Address: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This bay is situated on the leeward side of the city and is not as popular as the beach on the western part. In spite of its remote location, the bay is known to be the most beautiful on the island. T...Read more

  4. Tobago Forest Reserve

    #4 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Tobago Forest Reserve

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Island, Waterfall

    Address: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Forest reserve that is also known as The Main Ridge forest reserve is the oldest protected part of land in the western Hemisphere. This was declared as a protected site by the English more than a ...Read more

  5. Castara Bay

    #5 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Castara Bay

    Tags: Beach, Water Body, Village, Walking Area

    Address: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The bay is a part of the Castara Village located on the north- easterly part of Toabgo. It is situated between the Main Ridge and the Caribbean Sea. It is just a half an hour drive from the capital ci...Read more

  6. Store Bay

    #6 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Store Bay

    Tags: Beach, Island, Tour, Boating

    Address: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This beach is right next to the airport and thus the location makes it the most popular and visited beach in the whole island city. The clear blue waters and the clean and well maintained sands make i...Read more

  7. Island Girl Catamaran

    #7 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Island Girl Catamaran

    Address: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Island Girl is a custom built catamaran boat with a lot of space inside for the ultimate luxury cruise. The boat can hold around 40 people on board but it always takes bookings for less than that so t...Read more

  8. Argyle Waterfalls

    #8 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Argyle Waterfalls

    Tags: Outdoors, Waterfall, River, Nature

    Address: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This waterfall on the Argyle River is known to be one of the most beautiful and charming places in such a remote corner of the universe. It is the oldest natural wetland reserve in the whole area. The...Read more

  9. Splash Sports Catamaran Cruises

    #9 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Splash Sports Catamaran Cruises

    Address: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    As the name suggests, this is a thrilling experience of travelling the whole day in a catamaran style cruise along the most remote bays and beaches of the island city. The adventurous cruise makes you...Read more

  10. Little Tobago

    #10 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Little Tobago

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Island, Wildlife Sanctuary

    Address: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This beautiful island is also known as the Bird of Paradise Island given the fact that it is as mesmerizing as paradise and it is a bird reserve sanctuary. In the year 1909, Sir William Ingram bought ...Read more

  11. Buccoo Reef

    #11 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Buccoo Reef

    Address: Western Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is one of the most accessible reefs in the Caribbean island. It has been rated as the third most beautiful reef in the whole world. It lies between the Pirate’s Bay and the Store Bay and is...Read more

  12. Adventure Farm And Nature Reserve

    #12 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Adventure Farm And Nature Reserve

    Tags: Biking Trail, Play, Adventure, Nature

    Address: Arnos Vale Rd, Plymouth, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:45 pm Details

    This is an estate covering many hundred acres of land and acting as a natural habitat to many plants and birds species. The name nature reserve comes mainly from the fact that there is an abundance of...Read more

  13. Pirate's Bay

    #13 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Pirate's Bay

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Water Body, Walking Area

    Address: Charlotteville, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Charlotteville is an old fishing village that is located in an almost completely remote place. The place does not even have proper roads or infrastructure but is still one of the prime attractions of ...Read more

  14. Zoe Snorkeling Charter

    #14 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Zoe Snorkeling Charter

    Address: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is probably the best snorkeling tour you will get in the city. The organizer is Peter and his jet boat is called Joe. This is a completely personalized tour in terms that Peter also travels along...Read more

  15. Fort Bennett

    #15 of 25 Things To Do in Scarborough
    Fort Bennett

    Tags: Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Black Rock, Trinidad and Tobago

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This small and beautiful fort is situated at the end of a sloping road and looks more like a mansion now. This lovely bungalow is said to have been built by the Dutch between 1628 and 1636. The remnan...Read more

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