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Barrett Adventures

Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-382-6384
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Personalized adventure tours.

Carolyn and her driver, Richard, were both awesome. They were flexible and took us to places we had... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dana M
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Carmichael, California
Best Jamaica Half Day Sailing Montego Bay

Fantastic day sailing on the Lark with Anthony and Bobby. Great snorkelling on the nearby reef... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doug W
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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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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“secret falls” (132 reviews)
“sailing trip” (12 reviews)
“coffee estate” (9 reviews)
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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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+1 876-382-6384

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Carolyn and her driver, Richard, were both awesome. They were flexible and took us to places we had selected, as well as selecting other off- the- beaten- track adventures and food. Richard was intent on taking us to all the best food he could find,...More

Thank Dana M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day sailing on the Lark with Anthony and Bobby. Great snorkelling on the nearby reef. Exciting sailing while Bobby served us a snack and cold beer. Then some swimming before heading back to the dock. It was the highlight of our trip to Jamaica....More

Thank Doug W
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Carolyn B, Owner at Barrett Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You are most welcome. I am sorry I couldn't be there that day, but I'm glad Anthony and Bobby did a good job. I hope we will see you again in the not too distant future.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a group of 6, 2 families with teens. We chose Barrett adventures as we toured with them in 2011 and had an excellent experience. So when we booked our 2017 Holiday cruise, I contacted Carolyn and she was very responsive and informative like...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came into Falmouth on the Disney Wonder. Our driver was waiting for us when we got off the ship. He took us to Ocho Rios to the Blue Hole. (We had opted not to go tubing and just do the blue hole so we...More

Thank TheBoss99
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Carolyn B, Owner at Barrett Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review. It was Loxley who took you touring that day. Glad you had fun!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us booked a half-day sail/snorkel trip with Carolyn on "The Lark". Richard picked us up at our resort in Rio Bueno and drove us to the marina in Montego Bay. We got to snorkel for the first part of the trip. It was...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 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
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Carolyn B, Owner at Barrett Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you! I had such a great time with you and your friends!

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 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

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Fattie-2606
30 December 2017|
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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.
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Amycar71
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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
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SouthFLA2Day
1 December 2016|
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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
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