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Rio Grande

Port Antonio, Jamaica
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US$128.75*
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Bikini Beach, Blue Lagoon and Rio Grande Day Trip from Runaway Bay or Ocho Rios
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Blue Lagoon, Monkey Island and Rio Grande Rafting Tour
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Rio Grande Rafting with Blue Lagoon and Monkey Island from Kingston
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll want to do this at least once in your life. Will experience true relaxation and serenity while floating down the river, between lush tropical plants and mountain views.

Thank mbanovsky123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 6. We each had our own raft with a raised seat. The caretaker of the villa that we stayed at had an umbrella for each couple and a cooler with some drinks and sandwiches. Captain Valentine was our captain and...More

Thank hhstokes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went rafting with Becky from the beach at Tropical Lagoon Resort! He grew up on the Rio Grande and has been rafting for 44 years and is a wonderful and safe guide! Loved it!

Thank JulieMStrange
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did the short trip (1 1/2 hours) down the river. We purchased our tickets at Rafter's Rest outside of Port Antonio. We took the last trip of the day at 4:00 PM. I had read something about doing a moonlit evening...More

Thank Alyssa A
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We spent about 3 hours rafting on the Rio Grande from Berrydale to St Margaret's Bay, and we were so glad we did. The cost initially seemed a bit high for locals but by the end of the trip we thought it was well worth...More

Thank Jean-Pierre M
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

It was amazing and my guide Louis was phenomenal!!! Three hours minimum and break to swim and learn about the natural history. I would recommend this to all my friends and family. This is the original rafting experience and a gem for those that get...More

Thank Teekie
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I loved rafting down the Rio Grande but there are some things you must know before going: 1. The entire raft takes 3-5 hours. Really depends on how you and your rafter decide to do it and whether you stop to eat and swim. 2....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 September 2017

2 to a boat and very calm and relaxing experience down the rio grande. Our captain/driver was very friendly and the water was absolutely refreshing

Thank SherwinSacki
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Rio Grande was hands-down the highlight of our Portland vacation! We parked at the ticket office and after getting our arm bands, taxi driver Ivan shuttled us up to the top of the river, where we were assigned Raft Captain #40 Trevor/Trevalo, who has been...More

1  Thank Karen T
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Difficult to get to but worth the effort. We went with jamaican locals so for us, it was a breeze getting there. For those without solid local contacts, good luck. The drive to the top is maybe four miles but very picturesque. I felt getting...More

Thank Michele W
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linkette
31 August 2017|
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Response from Allis245 | Reviewed this property |
We were lucky and we dd it when it was cloudy, so it was okay. I could not imagine spending 4 hours under the sun though. If so, bring a hat or an umbrella, to avoid getting sunburtn. From what I remember, unless clods cover... More
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L_M_Saggs
20 August 2016|
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Response from TravelMom3bees | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can go right to the operator and get right on the rafts. There were people on the road that kept directing us to the office. Beware. There were some people that told us not to join to the office,they wanted us to... More
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Camila M
20 March 2016|
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Response from Elmar G | Reviewed this property |
There is a hotel right at the river mouth, on a hill with a beautiful view on the river and to the sea. Good place to start the "rafting" there. Prices are about 60$ a tour, if you do not like to negotiate. Some guys try to... More
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