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Black River

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Address: Black River, Jamaica
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Enough mangrove trees, wild crocodiles and tropical plants to excite even...

Enough mangrove trees, wild crocodiles and tropical plants to excite even the most stubborn of imaginations.

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The first place in Jamaica to get electricity, boat tours, route to pelican bar, home to black river safari and so much more.... Loving this place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Trissana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first place in Jamaica to get electricity, boat tours, route to pelican bar, home to black river safari and so much more.... Loving this place.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Black river tour, it was great, we saw amazing wildlife, including crocodiles, Big crocs. The guide actually almost gets in the river and feeds them at the boat. This river has its very own eco-system, take the tour and you will understand. A must see, yo

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

There are many types of birds, which are explained to you. The crocodile experience is worth the trip alone. You get to see them up close and personal with some added surprises. The river is breathtaking and the scenery is amazing. Just sit back and enjoy the 30-45 minute ride.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We had a informative tour of the Black River. The weather was great for a day coasting down the Black River. The only complaint I had was that we saw more wildlife and tour was longer.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Enjoyable hour trip on river. Travelled along quiet stretch of river with informative boatman. Saw several crocs that came up close to boat that made photographing easy. Other things seen were water lilies, birds and mangroves. Boatman explained about life along river and on surrounding marsh. He encouraged crocs by throwing bits of food for them.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

My wife and I booked a day trip to Blackriver, YS falls and the Appleton Rum Estates. This was the first stop on our tour. It started with a boat tour of the river. Our captain was friendly and had a wonderful dry sense of humour. He did a good job explaining the inbound and outbound water currents, where the... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

If u've seen crocodiles before ur want be missing much the tour guide was friendly and gave us a lot of information. After the boat ride we went to what they referred as a baby crocodile nursery where we held a 1yrs old baby crocodile which was amazing!! And saw a 2 & 3 year old the others wear older... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Boat tour goes down black River and then finishes at crocodile nursery where crocs are kept before they can reinhabit the wild. Captain Roger was fantastic, funny and informative. He got the biggest crocodile to come right up to the boat right next to where we were sitting, so we got some great shots. This was a unforgettable experience, very... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying at a villa in Treasure Beach and the staff recommended a boat ride on the Black River. We were in a small fishing boat which made the trip very exciting. The river itself was strangely quiet and we didn't see any other boats. We saw lots of wildlife and a whole bunch of crocodiles - wow! It's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Lots to learn in this excursion!! My kids loved the wildlife seen here.. The meals they put on after the trip up and dow the river is great as well.. Must see!

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