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Barrett Adventures

Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-382-6384
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Bruggeman Family Christmas Vacation

Number ONE Tour guide in Jamaica and in our books the ONLY one! Carolyn is the most amazing woman... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cheri S
via mobile
Authentic Jamaica on the Rio Bueno

We have vacationed in Jamaica for a number of years via a cruise ship and each visit wouldn't be... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeff W
Omaha, Nebraska
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Barrett Adventures is a company with more than 20 years of experience in showing our guests the real Jamaica. We specialize in doing excursions that either are done in ways to maximize your enjoyment of familiar attractions by doing them at times when we don't have to share them with the crowds, or offering tours to places that are truly 'Off the beaten path.'Our drivers are unsurpassed in their knowledge of our culture and our history. You will never find one of us at a loss for words when you ask a question.
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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Number ONE Tour guide in Jamaica and in our books the ONLY one! Carolyn is the most amazing woman who gives you the Real Jamaican experience when you book with Barrett Adventures! The personalized experience is top notch and your sure to have the off...More

Thank Cheri S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have vacationed in Jamaica for a number of years via a cruise ship and each visit wouldn't be complete without utilizing the wonderful people with Barrett Adventures. Each stopover has felt like a reunion since our first when Carolyn took us to Mayfield Falls....More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Loxley is amazing (we had him for two days). He is very knowledgeable (we even engaged in thoughtful discussions w/ us on Jamaica history & US politics), has a deep voice, good English, and a calm manner (not chatty but can engage in...More

Thank Peng W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Ocho Rios over Thanksgiving and had an absolutely wonderful experience with this tour company! Carolyn has lived a truly fascinating, well-traveled life, and her knowledge was evident as she told us many interesting things about Jamaica. Richard was our...More

Thank john3rd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible day in Montego Bay. Carolyn met us at the cruise terminal and took on a quick car trip to The Lark, her personal 41 foot sailboat. We sailed out to a reef and we had it all to ourselves. There were not any...More

Thank wwilmoth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family had a fantastic vacation in Jamaica. It was highlighted by two separate excursions arranged through Barrett Adventures. Our first trip was a fabulous 1/2 day sailing trip in Montego Bay. We were exposed to a vast variety of local sea life as we...More

Thank lfsimone
Reviewed 2 December 2017

1) Told Carolyn my gf is a gluten free vegetarian and asked that lunch reflect that. Response was "We're good with that". Lunch ended up being a wrap (with gluten), chicken (aka not vegetarian) and some mixed vegetable dish. Then Carolyn flat out stated that...More

Thank Alexander H
Carolyn B, Owner at Barrett Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

We are very sorry for your disappointment, we strive to make every trip we do an adventure and understand that we did not meet expectations. We strive for perfection but cannot always achieve it. Though we do board the boat via a plank is is...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We did a 1/2 day sail with Carolyn this visit to Jamacia. We did her hidden waterfall and river tubing trip several years ago. It was a wonderful morning on the water. There were 6 of us in our group and we had the boat...More

Thank KGludlow
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This was my second time to book a trip with Barrett adventures-- booked a 1/2 day snorkel. Was promptly picked up at my resort by Mark and we headed to the Montego Bay Yacht Club where the Lark is kept moored. Two cruise ships were...More

Thank brown11
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My sister and I booked the snorkelling tour for September 2017. Carolyn quickly replied to all of my emails. She was very kind and flexible, as I had to reschedule last minute due to a sea urchin injury and she quickly did so. The driver/tour...More

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Carolyn B, Owner at Barrett Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

I just wish I had been there with you. I am so glad that you had fun. Wonderful review. We appreciate it.

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30 December 2017|
Response from Carolyn B | Property representative |
We do an occasional trip to Cuba to either Cien Fuego or Santiago de Cuba. Please email me if you want to book anything. I don't look at trip advisor very oftern. My email is listed on the Barrett Adventures website.
3 April 2017|
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Response from Monica W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I’m just now replying, I would say it’s very difficult to get on and off the boat. It was amazing idk if they do short guided tours. It’s very hard to walk around once your on the boat. I hope this helps and it not to... More
2 December 2016|
Response from Carolyn B | Property representative |
I have a feeling that you have no idea what you are asking for. A sailing charter would cost you $5000 per week. it would take us a week to sail to Florida, as week to sail back and the same with the return. I doubt you want... More