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Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls

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Address: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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+1 876-974-2723
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Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.

Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.

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Beautiful gardens

The gardens are in the grounds of an old hotel. They are well maintained and contain an amazing collection of native plants. The guides are knowledgeable and ensure you have a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 November 2014
allan190141
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Luton, United Kingdom

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Luton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014

The gardens are in the grounds of an old hotel. They are well maintained and contain an amazing collection of native plants. The guides are knowledgeable and ensure you have a memorable visit

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1 Thank allan190141
Sugar Land, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2014

We had a wonderful stroll in this lush, tropical oasis of unique trees, plants, flowers and did not want to leave the garden. This would be a beautiful spot for tropical family or couples portraits if you are able to arrange that ahead of time while visiting. Our friendly guide gave us a tour of the grounds, explained all the... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014

We booked this excursion from our cruise ship, never would have thought about going here other wise and what a delightful surprise it was!! The flowers and waterfalls and old buildings are stunning. I can see why many people would want to get married in this park, it's breathtaking. So glad we visisted.

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3 Thank Ellesor826
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

we had detailed guide detailing the garden, plants and hummingbird. The garden is on slope and the waterfall flows through . There is a pool one a lower level and if you would like to swim they divert some of the water from the falls to fill the pool. Entry to the garden is $10 each , this includes a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

Such beautiful gardens and the waterfall is amazing.. definitely worth a trip. be sure to take your camera with you for all the widelife

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

The gardens are pretty and the view of Ocho Rios is spectacular, but with the cost of the tour at $40 US for two of us we felt that the guide repeatedly telling us he would accept a tip, was a little out of line. The garden is pretty, but expensive.

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Florida
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

This is one of the north coasts most beautiful gardens. so many species of blooms that I'd never seen. and the waterfall was dancing and glittering. they have a lovely rum tasting as well in the hotel so be sure you stop in. the hotel should get better points for this beautiful hidden gem.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

Gardens that have been designed with care and maintained with pride is a good start in describing this green getaway. Plenty of trails and hiking possibilities or scenic venues just to relax and appreciate the natural surroundings. We found that even the park security is relaxed here with "sleeping policeman" (speed bumps) ensuring a leisurely speed is driven through the... More 

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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

This garden is beautiful, memorable flora and birds. Lots of history to the location and great guides. Take cash and tip them well...

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Union, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

We did the Ocho Rios water fall. This place is beautiful and very cool to visit. They have lockers in which you can placed your non-water resistant items. MUST: if you want to relive this place over and over again, please bring a water proof camera

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