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Rio Grande

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Address: Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Great fun rafting

We went for a friends birthday party and it was a lot of fun. The captains will punt the rafts down the river, and guide you to the end. During the trip you will get to swim and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Keegan M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went for a friends birthday party and it was a lot of fun. The captains will punt the rafts down the river, and guide you to the end. During the trip you will get to swim and at some places you can grab a Vine and swing dive. There is a food shack on route, so you can stop... More 

Thank Keegan M
Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Prior to rafting here, I asked several Jamaicans in the resort reception, in town and at the Rio Grande, if rafting with small kids would be somehow dangerous. Everybody reassured me, but the trip was indeed dangerous. At the first rapid, the canoe running behind our overturned, with one passenger being nearly carried away by the currents. Our captain finally... More 

Thank Afrik D
Roseville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

did not enjoy the taxi ride to the beginning spot of where the rafts are waiting for you to start the 2 hour journey down the river. great bamboo rafts only 2 people per raft. took a lunch break half way down - a couple of floating vendors along the way if you wish to have drinks or a meal.

Thank svenson15
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

i went rafting down the rio grande on captain mark's raft and had an amazing time. he is a wonderful captain: informative, funny, considered, competent. the word for this trip is: m e l l o w. just relax and look at the gorgeous mountains, lush vegetation, egrets, herons, and so forth. i had a go being the captain for... More 

Thank tuhpeegee
Valemount, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We took a rafting trip here and as it was the slower season in Sept there was not even 1 other raft on the river. It was absolutely fantastic. It is far less commercial that the Martha Brea and our guide was awesome. He also sang as he paddled!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This tip is amazing. It doesn't compare to that other trip on the river on the other side of the island. We were out all day it was so relaxing. We stopped for an outstanding lunch and then completed out trip. The entire trip took hours and was more than fun. I would recommend it for anyone.

Thank als2kool
Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were lucky enough to experience and incredible rafting trip down an incredibly beautiful river. Our captain Austin was so friendly and knowledgeable. The water is crystal clear and refreshing. As an added treat we stopped at Bylinda's for lunch, which was fabulous and she is so sweet. A really special experience that we highly recommend.

Thank locjammer
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Rafting on the Rio Grande was one of the highlights of my trip. It was calming and peaceful. Stopping to have lunch 3/4 of the way of the 2.5 hours trip was great. The local cuisine was delicious.

Thank Barbara M
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

If you get to Port Antonio, Jamaica you must go rafting on the Rio Grande. 2 and 1/2 hrs of peacefulness and incredible scenery. Halfway down you can buy an amazing lunch from Belinda and continue down to Rafters Rest. Our raft guy was Anthony and he stopped to pick beautiful purple and yellow flowers for us. A must do.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Our family went rafting and we had a great time. The tour guides were lovely and made us feel very safe. we even stopped and had a swim. The waters are so beautiful and I would recommend this to do to anyone. Really enjoyed

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