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Bamboo Avenue

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Nice shaded drive

We passed through on our way to Kingston! Have never seen something like this before. One doesn’t... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
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Bamboo Canopy

About three miles of the road to Santa Cruz is under a canopy of bamboo branches which have grown... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“canopy”(2 reviews)
“coconut”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This natural beauty is now a shade of what is once was. It is now showing the effects of acts of man and his machines. Man cut and the machines pollute...in either case the bamboo is not the losing end. Much more can and should...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lance D
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This drive is gorgeous! A must-see if you are in the area. We stopped to take photos, the bamboos are beautiful- a memorable highlight of our trip to Negril!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Farica J
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We had passed through Bamboo Avenue in 2014 but had no time to stop. We had booked through Riley Tours to take us from Runaway Bay to Floyd's Pelican Bar on February 26, 2018 and requested that we pass through the avenue to stop and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank idgara56
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We passed through on our way to Kingston! Have never seen something like this before. One doesn’t need to get out of ones way to see it

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AnsasErmo
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Jamaica is absolutely beautiful! Nature has done a fantastic job of providing us beauty to admire, and this road is definitely a beautiful sight to behold.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Wheezey76
Reviewed 4 December 2017

About three miles of the road to Santa Cruz is under a canopy of bamboo branches which have grown to arch over the highway., covering the highway in a green canopy. These are old bamboo trees that leaned and moved gently in the breeze and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Driving thru Bamboo is always a pleseant experience, lots of vendors selling lots of things like coconut water, mangos etc

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Noel T
Reviewed 19 June 2017

One of day kind experience driving along this beautiful scene. Stop to drink coconut water, soup and get other Jamaican goodies. Nice!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bikygirl
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of them. It's just beautiful it's not long. But it takes your breath away it's so neat. I would suggest if you have the time make the drive.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank namastenomi
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We drove through Bamboo Avenue on the way to Santa Cruz. It felt like a very spiritual drive like the bamboo were protecting us, as they leaned towards each other almost holding hands. The drive was very relaxing and peaceful and its free!!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank SweetJamaica
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