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“Great excursion but a few changes needed.”
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Island Boy Tours
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Owner description: Island Boy Tours is one of the largest providers of private and group transportation throughout the Island and have the most extensive knowledge on Jamaican attractions, historic sites and resorts and hotels. Whether you are looking for a ride to or from the airport or dependable transportation throughout your stay, Island Boy Tours will be there for you when you need us. Our tours include everything from riding a zip line through the forest to bobsledding Jamaican style with a thrilling ride through the forest at mind-blowing speeds to swimming with the friendliest animals of the sea. Explore the magnificent sea and waterways in our Cool Runnings Catamaran or raft on the Martha Brae; no matter what you want to do or see Island Boy Tours will bring you to it.
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We had a wonderful time. We were picked up on-time at our hotel in Montego Bay. Our fantastic driver, Paul, was fun and informative. Arrived for lunch on the beach and had some great chicken. The catamaran left on-time and we enjoyed our snorkel on the reef. Not the biggest variety of fish but they were plentiful.The Dunns River Falls hike was great too. Both of our teenaged boys loved it and actually thanked us for taking them! All of the staff were friendly and fun. It was very rough sailing on the way back, which was tough on the stomach. It seemed like the captain was trying to make it more bouncy than the waves demanded, as then the water splashed up over the front of the boat. The only other significant negative of the whole trip was the DJ and music. While fun choices, he cut out all the time rather than playing an entire song which was very jarring. The DJ at our hotel did the same thing so maybe this is common in Jamaica. More importantly however, was the noise level. It was way too loud even for a party. My 19 year thought so too, so it was not just an age thing. Had a fun ride back to the hotel with Paul, playing NAME THAT TUNE for much of the ride. Overall, I would recommend Island Boy Tours. With just a few tweaks, this would have been a perfect day.

3  Thank LZGreen
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

I went through Island Boy Tours for our reception which we held on a catamaran. I was not happy with how far away it was considering there was one right in Montego Bay that we found out about after the fact. We didn't realize until a month before it was 1 1/2 hours away from our hotel. However the agent we dealt with for Island Boy Tours was so great. If i could say one thing she was always great at getting back to me answering questions and being available. I think out of everyone I dealt with with wedding planning and such she was the best! I think my only real disappointment was in the photographer and the actual crew of the catamaran we went on. Which is a 3rd party has NOTHING to do with Island boy tours :) Janique was absolutely great and i would recommend this company to anyone traveling to Jamaica.

1  Thank Debra M
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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Island Boy Tours put together a private dinner for friend for her 30th bday. They planned the menu items, found a private location, and really set the mood for our private candlelight dinner. The director contacted us to review the menu. We were able to customize the menu/drinks and they were willing to work with us on the price. The resort we stayed was not willing to do anything and the menu was very blah for the same price. Not only did Island Boy Tours pick us up (Clifton) but they provided music and great catering staff to serve us during the dinner. Best candlelight dinner experience EVER. Will definitely use Island Boy Tours for our next trip to Jamaica!

2  Thank Simone B
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

We contacted Island Boy Tours to set up a private dinner off the resort in an authentic location. They created an amazing menu for a very decent price. We originally tried to do a dinner on the beach through the resort and it was WAY too expensive for much less food. Clifton came with a very big and clean van to pick up all 7 of us. He even let us stop off the beaten path to a souvenir shop where we loaded up on goodies. We were whisked away to a huge mansion that was a private residence and we were set up on the large balcony in the back to overlook the ocean. There was candlelight and plenty of food. Unlimited choices of liquor and great music to set the relaxing mood. They even had 3 different cakes for each decade of my birthday!! You have to try the rum cake as well as the Jerk Chicken salad..mmmmm....

I would definitely use them again when coming to Jamaica. They were able to customize my trip and make it special for a great price ...

There is a picture of the menu and the dinner that I have added.

2  Thank Stephanie K
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

Clifton was awesome! We were a little nervous scheduling our own tour from Falmouth to Dunns River due to the newness of the Falmouth Port and the 1 hour distance. Clifton from Island Boy Tours was waiting for us at the Port as promised and he really did a great job showcasing the sights and history of Jamaica. We got to the falls early - ahead of the big crowds and stopped on the way back to the ship for some local Jerk Chicken. Our day in Jamaica was everyone's favorite stop on our cruise!

2  Thank kim k
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