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Rio Grande

Port Antonio, Jamaica
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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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Bikini Beach, Blue Lagoon and Rio Grande Day Trip from Runaway Bay or Ocho Rios
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“the river” (127 reviews)
“bamboo raft” (23 reviews)
“catfish” (17 reviews)
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Port Antonio, Jamaica
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"the river"
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"bamboo raft"
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"catfish"
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"raft trip"
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"hour trip"
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"half way"
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"an umbrella"
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"starting point"
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"stopped for lunch"
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"dumplings"
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"ticket office"
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"takes about hours"
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"buy drinks"
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"the crystal clear water"
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"delicious jamaican"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Slow relaxing ride. The guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Not very expensive. Leave a big tip for guide.

Thank disappointed289
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been visiting the Rio Grande from I was 9 years old. I am now 25 years old and I still thoroughly enjoy this river. The water is beautiful and cool mostly and rafting is a very popular thing for the locals. The people...More

Thank Adrian W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a descendant of a maroon, I grew up swimming in this river and climbing the falls just outside my aunts home. As Jamaica's largest river, it is known for its rafting but it has so much more to give. Returning to Jamaica we opted...More

Thank mrsbott
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

It's a lovely spot, but not very big, the rafting session is short and not very exciting. There isn't much to see, so pass this one up for better options around the island.

Thank Kyla C
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Relax, retreat, restore, Remember a time of pure tranquility.... Amazingly skilled indigenous peoples of Jamaica eastern Parish graciously cater to the traveler by offering beautiful excursions on The Rio Grande Valley River. Delicious Jamaican, Vegan & International food served along the river side, hidden waterfalls,...More

Thank Akashi J
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

The stunning beauty of this river valley and the peacefulness of this relaxing few hours is quite moving. There were few people other than a few fellow rafters and very little sign of human activity like houses. Planted banana fields were the only real evidence...More

1  Thank Squirrel_and_Moose
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Rio Grande is a river of absolute wonder, the 3 hour raft trip was so relaxing and I would recommend this tirp to everyone! Our rafting captain was so accommodating and made our trip that extra special.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

What an amazing trip...really enjoyed the relaxing punt down the Rio Grande...an absolute MUST! The captain's are all knowledgeable about the local area and really look after you. I even got to swim in the Rio Grande which was amazing. Thanks Mark...had a lovely day...More

Thank sandramU2739HB
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

If you go to Portland this is a MUST!!! I had the most amazing 3 hours, and the captain who lovely and very knowledgeable. We swam alongside the raft and lazed upon it with the sun beating down. It created a feeling of serenity and...More

Thank astrid955
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

River Rafting on Rio Grande is an awesome and relaxing excursion for a few hours. It was definitely worth the time and money. For full video report search for SailingKnottyMaria on youtube. River Rafting: As much as it is very uneventful, it is super fun....More

Thank Gleb M
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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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