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“Best Excursion in Ocho Rios”
Review of Peat Taylor Tours

Peat Taylor Tours
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Owner description: Peat Taylor is Jamaica's First Independent Tour Operator, been in the Tour business since the age of 21. He has Toiled to be the first Operator on the Island to have an Internet fanbase. He has maintained a highly reputable name for the 28 years in Jamaica's Tourism industry as the most spoken of Jamaican guide on the internet. And he keeps a very strong operation which is Family based(Son & other Relatives). Without a doubt they remain #1 in customer satisfaction for adventure or sight-seeing tours and ground transport islandwide, Jamaica. Try Peat Taylor Tours for the Best authentic Jamaican experience. You will for sure get a real Jamaican tour guide to safely show you Jamaica like a local would see it, in clean air-conditioned vehicles. Enjoy Jamaica's lovely reggae music, get to know the local culture, have a blast at Jamaica's fun-filled attractions like Dunn's River Falls, Cool Blue Hole (a.k.a Irie Blue Hole or Secret Waterfalls), Beach Horseback Ride n'Swim and river tubing on the White River or go for a swim as agitated water around you glow in the Luminous Lagoon just to say a few of their customary island experiences. You will also get a chance to learn a little of their local Jamaican Patois(Pronounced Patwa) dialect.
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

We booked Peat Taylor & Sons for a daylong excursion on March 20th based on positive reviews on tripadvisor. We scheduled a day at The Blue Hole, tubing on the White River and Dunn's River Falls. Melvin was our driver with Ainsworth as our guide. What an amazing day we had! Our family (2 teenage boys) really enjoyed seeing Jamaica off the resort and getting to know Ainsworth. Our first stop was the Blue Hole where Dante showed us around. This was by FAR the best part of the day and actually made Dunn's River Falls seem a little lame. We absolutely loved it! Overall, the entire day was great (and much better than the excursion we booked through the resort), and we finished up by getting some authentic jerk chicken at Scotchies. We liked Ainsworth so much that we asked him to take up shopping in Ocho Rios the next day. I would highly recommend booking with Peat Taylor & Sons!

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Reviewed 31 March 2014

Thank you Ainsworth, Melvin and O'Neill for a wonderful day! They arrived at our hotel promptly and took my husband and I to Dunn's River Falls and the Blue Hole. We had such a great time! I highly recommend Peat Taylor.

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Reviewed 28 March 2014

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We chose Peat Taylor tours after recommendations through Trip Advisor for White River tubing and a visit to Blue Hole. Our driver was the Son of Peat Taylor Tours and a very humorous young man who was very knowledgeable regarding of the local area. He even treated us to lunch (Beef Patties) from his favourite place to eat! He told us about spending his free time up at Blue Hole and choosing to market it as an excursion. Blue hole exceeds expectation and we though it was far better than Dunn’s River sue to the fact that it is not commercialised in the slightest. Thank you O’Neil for making our trip enjoyable – this trip remains the highlight of all the excursions we did during our fortnight in Ocho Rios – we will return!!!

Thank sharian
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

I booked a tour with Peat Taylor to Dunns River and White River tubing combo., because of all the great reviews and he was the only one who responded promptly.We were picked up from "The Jewel Dunns.River Hotel" at 9:30 a.m..our guide was a neatly dressed well mannered gentleman named Ainsworth,who I found out later on was the youngest son of Peat.He advised us on what to expect and what to look out for.We were the 1st ones at the falls,no crowds,we truly enjoyed the climb.Next was the White River tubing,our guide was Raphael.Again we were the only ones at the river.It was a gorgeous trip floating down the gentle river while being serenaded by Raphael,midway we stopped for redstripe beer and some picture taking,swimming, swinging on the rope and just soakin in the beauty. we were told we could stay as long as we wanted,we did.Next Ainsworth took us to new,clean open air restaurant with a spectacular view of Ocho Rios Bay.we had some Jamaican specialties and redstripe,reasonable prices,did I say we were the only ones there.On our next tour to Bob Marley at 9 mile,Ains for short,joined us in the tour and took our pictures.after the tour he took us to world famous Scotchies for jerk chicken and jerk pork,best lunch on our vacation.On our last day Ains picked us up at 5 p.m. sharp and took us to Glistening Waters.It was an unbelievable experience.A small boat took us out to a lagoon where I went swimming in.The water glows when you make any motion,like snow angels on water.only 3 ft. deep,On the way back we stopped for the best Sweet Potato Pie on the island.I Highly Recommend Ainsworth,He will proudly show his island and treat you like family,We cannot wait to go back,JAH!

Thank ben_grace2014
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

We had booked with Peat Taylor in advance to go the Blue Hole and then Mystic Mountain. We were met immediately at the dock by O'Neill and taken to the air conditioned bus. We had been in Ocho Rios the year before and had terrible experience with a cruise booked tour so that is why we decided to book privately. We had Re Peat(Peat Jr) as our guide and Melvin as our driver. The Blue Hole was amazing. The waterfalls and caves were breathtaking and the guides were wonderful helping everyone get the experience they were looking for. If you have been to Dunns River Falls you should try Blue Hole. It is a mure more intimate experience.
When we finished here we were taken to Mystic Mountain to do the Bobsled. There was a very long disorganized line there, but the Boblsed ride is so much fun. When we were done we were met at the entrance and taken directly back to the ship as reqested. Throughout the day we got a tour of the island and a serenade at the end. This a very nice, well run family business.

Thank Lisa B
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