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Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723
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great history

This location gives a great view of Ocho Rios. The tour guide was the gardener and planted most of... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2015
DrTimZ
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Kingston, Jamaica
Beautiful Tufa Falls

Well worth a visit. Get away from the beach...lovely gardens with remarkable Tufa falls. It's quiet... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2015
cns259
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yorkshire
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Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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+1 876-974-2723
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"pretty waterfall"
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"great knowledge"
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"enjoyable tour"
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

This location gives a great view of Ocho Rios. The tour guide was the gardener and planted most of the trees. The garden needs a little more attention. The waterfall was a surprise

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Reviewed 3 August 2015

Well worth a visit. Get away from the beach...lovely gardens with remarkable Tufa falls. It's quiet and you get amazing views over Ocho Rios.

1  Thank cns259
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

My wife loves plants and flowers so we couldn't stop over in Jamaica without a trip to one of their beautiful gardens and Shaw park did not disappoint. We took a private tour with Marvyn's Paradise Tours and we were the only ones there. We...More

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Visited the botanical gardens in Ocho Rios with my teen daughter and my mother. This tour was part of a tour package booked with the hotel, package included Dunns River Falls, Shaw Park Gardens and Shopping, which costed $62.50 CDN per person. We were the...More

Thank Sue_Mor
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

Enjoy gardening so every time we come to jamaica try to see something new. The tour was very interesting saw a lot plants I recognized and some I didn't . Enjoyed the quiet walk through the gardens. Tour guide very knowledgable. Saw some birds never...More

Thank dawn m
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Reviewed 13 June 2015

We are moving to St Ann's Bay, and are looking for exotic plants to put in our garden, so we enjoyed the descriptions of the various trees and plants very much, and were even given some samples of offshoots by the guide. These are the...More

1  Thank Vicky S
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

shaw park gardens is a beautiful garden above ocho-rios town.you will see old trees breadfruit and african tulp trees. lots of spices ....lovely flowers ..like bird of paradise......orchies.....

1  Thank ursula92
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

shaw park is a magnificent showcase of indigenous plants in jamaica. the gardens are incredible. it's a very idyllic afternoon of quiet and a wonderful place to nourish your soul.

Thank JamaicaNice72
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Reviewed 20 April 2015

Shaw Park is the sight of a 1920s hotel that over the years has become mostly an attraction. The grounds are quite beautiful in a Caribbean way, with a spectacular waterfall and a very unique pool. The best part though was our guide. An elderly...More

1  Thank DamianD281
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Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

The park itself is 4 star but our tour guide was exceptionally friendly knowledgeable. It was raining so didn't see all of it but loved it anyway.

Thank Dwayne O
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RoyalOasis2017
22 July 2017|
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Response from PeacefulWarrior67 |
Afraid not. There were several levels to the gardens and very few slops. We went with a 7 month old baby and had you carry her as her stroller was of no use in the terrain.
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joamhinds
21 July 2017|
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Response from Gilla B | Reviewed this property |
Trust me, this is the place to be. Your family will always have this memory, you can chose here or Cranbrook flower forest in the same parish. Being that its 40 people, I would chose the latter. Hope this helps. Good luck... More
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