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Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723
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Time began in a garden

We went there before we went into Ocho Rios for shopping and the Dunn's River Falls. This is a... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2015
Victoria K
Liberty, Indiana
Often overlooked by tourists.

A wee bit difficult to find. It is the grounds of a no longer functioning hotel of the 1920's. Very... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2015
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Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723

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Reviewed 15 August 2015

We went there before we went into Ocho Rios for shopping and the Dunn's River Falls. This is a gorgeous place with a beautiful waterfall. There are a lot of steps, so wear comfortable, sturdy shoes. Our guide was a former gardener there, and he...More

2  Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 7 August 2015

A wee bit difficult to find. It is the grounds of a no longer functioning hotel of the 1920's. Very good guides. Great views of Ocho Rios. The variety of plants and trees is amazing. The falls are a sight to see.

2  Thank riverwalk1503
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This location gives a great view of Ocho Rios. The tour guide was the gardener and planted most of the trees. The garden needs a little more attention. The waterfall was a surprise

1  Thank DrTimZ
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Well worth a visit. Get away from the beach...lovely gardens with remarkable Tufa falls. It's quiet and you get amazing views over Ocho Rios.

1  Thank cns259
Reviewed 3 August 2015

My wife loves plants and flowers so we couldn't stop over in Jamaica without a trip to one of their beautiful gardens and Shaw park did not disappoint. We took a private tour with Marvyn's Paradise Tours and we were the only ones there. We...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Visited the botanical gardens in Ocho Rios with my teen daughter and my mother. This tour was part of a tour package booked with the hotel, package included Dunns River Falls, Shaw Park Gardens and Shopping, which costed $62.50 CDN per person. We were the...More

Thank Sue_Mor
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Enjoy gardening so every time we come to jamaica try to see something new. The tour was very interesting saw a lot plants I recognized and some I didn't . Enjoyed the quiet walk through the gardens. Tour guide very knowledgable. Saw some birds never...More

Thank dawn m
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We are moving to St Ann's Bay, and are looking for exotic plants to put in our garden, so we enjoyed the descriptions of the various trees and plants very much, and were even given some samples of offshoots by the guide. These are the...More

1  Thank VicletSmith
Reviewed 11 June 2015

shaw park gardens is a beautiful garden above ocho-rios town.you will see old trees breadfruit and african tulp trees. lots of spices ....lovely flowers ..like bird of paradise......orchies.....

1  Thank ursula92
Reviewed 20 May 2015

shaw park is a magnificent showcase of indigenous plants in jamaica. the gardens are incredible. it's a very idyllic afternoon of quiet and a wonderful place to nourish your soul.

Thank JamaicaNice72
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Response from Gilla B | Reviewed this property |
Trust me, this is the place to be. Your family will always have this memory, you can chose here or Cranbrook flower forest in the same parish. Being that its 40 people, I would chose the latter. Hope this helps. Good luck... More
6 March 2017|
Response from Opinionated B | Reviewed this property |
$25 I think...