Tobago is part of the
Twin Island State Trinidad and Tobago.
We are the southernmost islands of the Caribbean.
The two Islands are 33km(21 miles) apart.
Tobago has a central spine of hills rising up to 549 meters (1860 feet)
with flatter lands in the south. The National Capital is Port. Of .
Spain but the capital of Tobago is Scarborough.
The area of Tobago is 300sq.m(116sq miles) with a population of about 50,000
The official language is English
The money used here is Trinidad and Tobago Dollars which floats
against the U.S Dollar and other Currencies
We are 1 hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time and
4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
Our average temperature is29 deg C(83deg F) with a maximum
daily temperature in the low mid 30s.The wettest months
of the year are June -December.
Cricket, Soccer, Goatrace, Crabbrace, Angostura World Regatta and Power Boat race are our favorite
Trinidad and Tobago
became Independent from Britian in 1962
and a Republic within the Commonwealth in 1976.
We are a fully Democratic Government. The Head of state is the
President elected by members of Parliament.
We are known for our Carnival and Steelpan and these activities
take place mostly in the month of February.
We are now embarking
on developing and promoting our Tourism facilities.
We concentrated on Energy and Agriculture resources to develop our Country.
Tobago can be seen
as the Jewel of the Caribbean. It is not difficult to travel
around the Island. There are Travel Tours which can take you to some of our
beautiful sights such as The Argyle Waterfall, The Rain Forest, Little Tobago
off Speyside, and some of our Historical sites like. Fort King George,
Fort Bennett and Fort Granby. These are only a few.
We have beautiful
clean beaches all over the Island which you will enjoy.
For Snorkling lovers, you can visit the Buccoo Reef, Englishman's Bay,
and off the coast of Speyside to enjoy the underwater world
You will love our local food as well. We have our famous dishes,
Crab and Dumplings ,as well as Callalloo made from Dasheen Leaves
and you can also enjoy a variety of Fresh Fish on a daily basis .
For Accommodation, there
are lots of Hotels and Guesthouses
at affordable rates to suite your pocket .