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Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723
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Magical Place

This is an unspoilt piece of paradise just outside downtown Ocho Rios. We spent a few hours in the... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Orlando, Florida
A beautiful experience

Visited Shaw Park Gardens today, a really pleasant experience. The guide was knowledgable and... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is an unspoilt piece of paradise just outside downtown Ocho Rios. We spent a few hours in the gardens, just enjoying the green space and peacefulness. Be warned that the falls are beautiful but not for climbing. It is also a long climb down...More

1  Thank Hotelier32819
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Visited Shaw Park Gardens today, a really pleasant experience. The guide was knowledgable and entertaining. As well as the stunning plants and waterfall, the humming birds were amazing.

Thank GDWillson180964
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Get there by taxi from your hotel. Allow 1.5 hrs. including the drive. Walk all the way to the bottom of the park and then if you are a bit hardy down the little trail to the very bottom of the waterfall in the gully....More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Shaw Park Botanical Gardens was beautiful and a highlight of our cruise. There were so many pretty plants and flowers, a pretty waterfall, and a nice panoramic view of Ocho Rios. Our guide, Richard, was very kind and knowledgeable. He took pictures of all of...More

1  Thank suenomilk
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Shaw park is very beautiful - it has so many types of trees, plants and flowers. It even has a scenic waterfall. This was an amazing park which was much more beautiful than we expected it to be. Definitely a must see when you...More

Thank Shefali S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

A good way to see the city from above and to know a bit of Jamaican Botanics, a anormous variety of planst, trees, flowers... Lovely..

Thank Mavegahu
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Had the place to ourselves and our lovely guide Ronald. Was great just to wander through and get the info from a very knowledgeable guy.

Thank Hazel B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The park was wonderful and relaxing the flowers and birds beautiful I could of sat there all day ,got ur mind clear and the waterfall nice I didn't go in maybe next time yes I will go back it's hard to explain how u feel...More

Thank Claire E
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

These days Shaw Park is off the beaten track, and seems to be little visited, except perhaps when there is a cruise ship in. It's a real shame - these gardens are quite special. None of your formal planting but fascinating tropical plants and trees,...More

1  Thank HampshireNick
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Beautiful peaceful gardens definitely worth a visit. We were shown round by Richard who was so informative about both the history of the park and the plants. The gardens themselves are a mixture of a wide variety of plants, a spectacular waterfall an amazing Banyan...More

2  Thank 9Richard1236
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22 July 2017|
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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...