Tempting Tobago: These 13 photos will have you reaching for your passport
Posted Nov 20, 2020
Longing for adventure and need a little escapism? These 13 awe-inspiring photos by acclaimed National Geographic photographer, and fellow Canadian, Jad Davenport, will take you on a visual journey across the lush and laid-back island of Tobago.
Castara is a vibrant village nestled between the rolling hills of rainforest and the sparkling Caribbean Sea. It’s popular for snorkeling, swimming, and fishing.
The epitome of relaxation: Chilling in a hammock on Man O’ War Bay beach near Speyside.
Ian Fleming (creator of the James Bond character) built a private residence on Goat Island in Tyrrel's Bay just off the town of Speyside.
Little Tobago Island in Tyrrel's Bay. The uninhabited island is a seabird sanctuary for frigate birds, boobies, terns and the red-billed tropic bird.
Tyrell’s Bay in the far northeast of Tobago as seen from the hills above the town of Speyside. Goat Island is in the middle background and Little Tobago Island in the background.
A large boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans) off Little Tobago Island. Nearby on the Coral Garden dive site is the 'world's largest boulder brain coral,' a 15-foot tall and 20-foot wide boulder coral.
A private home overlooking the pretty fishing town of Charlotteville near Man O' War Bay.
London Bridge Rock is a natural sea arch in Charlotteville – perfect for advanced divers.
Ruins of an old sugar mill just outside of Speyside, an acclaimed fishing and scuba diving destination located in northeastern Tobago.
A blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota) one of the prettiest and most easily spotted bird species in Tobago.
Harris McDonald, a tour guide and birder, keeps watch in Tobago’s Main Ridge Forest Reserve, the oldest protected reserve in the Western Hemisphere.
Argyle Falls is Tobago’s best known and highest waterfall – plunging 54 meters into a deep pool.
This colourful coast is the fishing and scuba diving town of Speyside on Tyrell's Bay in the far northeast of Tobago.