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Address: Ocho Rios, St Ann | Jamaica, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Phone Number: +1 876-990-4920
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If you are looking for a Private Transportation and Tour operator...

If you are looking for a Private Transportation and Tour operator specializing in Jamaica's rich culture, history and natural attractions. I operate from the Ocho Rios/Runaway Bay area and do customized tours throughout my island. If you are not sure of what you would like to see, I will create something suitable for you. Come experience the "real" Jamaica. I also do pickups and drop offs (Airport Transfers) to both international airports on the island.

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Another great time

This was my second time with Glen as my guide to Jamaica. Had a wonderful day. First we visited the Green Grotto Caves. then off to Scotchies for lunch. We continued with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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Albany, New York

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Albany, New York
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52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was my second time with Glen as my guide to Jamaica. Had a wonderful day. First we visited the Green Grotto Caves. then off to Scotchies for lunch. We continued with the Bobsled ride and river tubing. We shared some stories and fun conversation along the way. Glen takes care of all the tickets and food. He also stocks... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This was our first trip to Jamaica but it wont be our last, we are going back to retrieve the part of us that Glen kept !! This guy is phenomenal and so professional, what he does not know about Jamaica is not worth knowing, from start to finish you get a top notch service and he really thinks of... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was our 5th trip (home) to Jamaica and we have used Jamaica Xplored for every visit. What can I say about Glen Garwood who is Jamaica Xplored. Glen was always prompt when picking us up from our hotel in Runaway Bay. His bus is comfy, air conditioned and was always fully stocked with local beverages (including Red Stripe and... More 

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Oviedo, FL
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Glen Garwood is a wonderful guide! This was our second tour with Glen! We were excited to explore Port Antonio and Glen didn't disappoint although the weather didn't cooperate! Glen picked us up and we had a leisurely yet informative drive to Port Antonio and toured Errol Flynn Marina, the Blue Lagoon, Boston Bay-the birthplace of jerk and a raft... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This was my 2nd trip to Jamaica and my 2nd time hiring JAMAICA XPLORED. I was very impressed with Glen's professionalism and his extensive knowledge of the island. As we toured throughout the island listening to custom tailored music playing in the background I felt the true vibe of the island. It was obvious Glen attributed extensive time and energy... More 

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San Fernando, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Our tour guide Glen Garwood provided a well balanced perspective of local living and tourist attractions. He is well versed in the history, culture and music of his country and shares this with pride and enthusiasm. He solicited our thoughts and then tailored the day's activities accordingly. He has an easygoing style and the day was actually quite relaxing. We... More 

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Sauk Village, Illinois
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

No matter where I am Glen Garwood makes sure we have the best, Thanks Glenn for our tour to Negril, the girls enjoyed and look forward to seeing you again next year.

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Newark, Delaware
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Our tour guide Eggy was great. He took us on a "not so touristy attraction" tour. It was great. He was very knowledgeable. It was good to see a different side of life on the island.

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Redditch, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

The guy to show you Jamaica. Glen was someone my wife and I found by searching the Internet a few years ago when we knew we were first visiting Jamaica and we wanted to see a bit of the island, without booking one of the packaged tours operated by the resorts. That was then and this was our third trip... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We spent the time from the airport to our hotel and back with Glen. He was prompt and very informative along the drive. He had us laughing the whole time! We didn't do a tour with Glen as we did not realize he did not take credit cards. But you can bet we would have! I would recommend using Glen... More 

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