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Black River

Black River, Jamaica
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Enough mangrove trees, wild crocodiles and tropical plants to excite even the most stubborn of imaginations.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tour guide” (15 reviews)
“ys falls” (23 reviews)
Black River, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A local boatsman took us on a an hour trip up the Black River out of the town of the same name. The river is home to many egrets and herons as well as crocodiles, both of which we saw from the boat. We also...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Before I start with the crocodiles the boat ride in its self is so lovely the scenery is beautiful & calming ... well till the huge crocodiles appear Whitch was amazing! Now I do mean huge, we saw loads. I guess it does depend on...More

2  Thank _missjaym
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Saw several alligators, birds and plants, The water hyacinths are beautiful. Great captain. He was very knowledgable about everything.... much appreciated.

Thank mel b
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We had a fun time in the swamp looking at wildlife. The boat ride was very peaceful and worthwhile. Out admission of 35 included the boat ride and also admission to YS Falls. Just keep your feet and hands in the boat. You don't want...More

1  Thank Speedskier8098
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Lovely cruise down the black river croc spotting. Lots of wildlife to be seen. Really nice excursion for half a day.

Thank Davh62
Reviewed 29 May 2017

There are boot tours on this river and my advice is that you must do this when you are in the neighbourhood! It is the trip to that place worthwhile. The guide we had on our tour was very friendly and explained many things! The...More

Thank Marc K
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We took a cruise down the Black River and out reminded me of the movie The African Queen. The water was dark and smooth, but dotted with crocodiles, mangrove trees, and cranes. It was a neat experience. We learned that the water in the Black...More

Thank Avery397
Reviewed 11 April 2017

we had a couple of hours on the black river through Thomson holiday on our way to YS falls, we saw at least 7 crocs and guide was extremely informative

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Part of an excursion with Thomson.Excellent opportunity to observe birds and crocodile of black river.

Thank muckymary42
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Visited Black River as part of Thomson trip. We arrived and were welcomed onto the Cool Running shoes boat for our trip up the Black River. The Guide was very informative about the wildlife, natural habitat and the local area. Our Guide got very up...More

Thank Elaine F
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