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Rio Grande

Port Antonio, Jamaica
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USD 128.75*
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Bikini Beach, Blue Lagoon and Rio Grande Day Trip from Runaway Bay or Ocho Rios
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USD 222.00*
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Rafters Delight, Rio Grande and Blue Lagoon Tour
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Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

It's probably best to arrange this rafting experience with someone who will take you to the starting area welll up river, then meet you at the end to drive you back home. That said, you don't need much to start, a bathing suit if you...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Rafting on the Rio Grande was so nice. It was a non sunny day so we thought it would be perfect for the river. Our captains were Pablo and Harvey, which have been navigating the river for 27 years! It was so relaxing and the...More

Thank Gickstr
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I live near rafters rest at bridge by Rio Grande river. drivers there always hawking people to go rafting. it is a great bamboo ride on river.gotta to get taxi go up the hills to rafters start. cost about $40. start early take snack an...More

1  Thank bamboobwah
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Buy a ticket at the big white building by the bridge before you get into Pt. Antonio. You will know it by all the raft captains screaming at you to go on a ride as you drive by. They will tell you how to get...More

1  Thank kpratt0
Reviewed 21 January 2017 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...More

Thank Keegan M
Reviewed 10 January 2017

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...More

1  Thank Afrik D
Reviewed 7 January 2017

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...More

Thank svenson15
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,...More

Thank tuhpeegee
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...More

1  Thank C A
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...More

Thank als2kool
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Can the rafting be booked right at the mouth of the river? I don't want to book through a tour operator, wondering if we can drive to where the rafting starts. Thanks!
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
Camila M
How much for two nights and how much person per room
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
Are there crocodiles in this river? One person spoke of this and I haven't read anything from anyone else. Thanks
27 August 2015|
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Response from 725jammygirl | Reviewed this property |
None, they say there's really no wild life on Jamaica. We asked and they said, "Na Mon!"