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Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723
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Had the place to ourselves and our lovely guide Ronald. Was great just to wander through and get... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Hazel B
London, United Kingdom
via mobile

The park was wonderful and relaxing the flowers and birds beautiful I could of sat there all day... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Claire E
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Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723

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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.

1  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

3  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
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I enjoyed being at Shaw Park Garden, lots of trees, flowers, it was just relaxing. The place was just cool and filled my lungs with exquisite air, wish I didn't have to leave. OMG!!! The falls, the water falls, I have no word for this,...More

Thank Gilla B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We asked our shuttle driver to take us to Shaw Park Gardens but detoured next door to Konoko Falls; we weren't disappointed with KF, but after reading the review of Shaw Park, i'm sorry we didn't stick to our plan because we're avid garden and...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Shaw Park Gardens are the gardens of former hotel and are now a park/botanic garden. There are many trees, flowering shrubs and plants. A feast of colour. Our guide, Ronald Hawthorne was excellent. A former gardener at the park with a great knowledge of the...More

Thank Cleeve A
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Shaw Park Botanical Garden is a beautiful well maintained horticultural garden. Stunning flowers and plants that grow to be so much bigger than in northern climates. Looks like what the island would have looked like before humans found it. Guides are charming and very knowledgeable,...More

Thank Claudia R
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Well worth the time, Shaw Park Gardens and Waterfalls is a photographer's dream.. Book it in advance and know that you will have a great experience.

Thank mph2011
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Friendly staff and very knowledgeable it was very interesting the learn both some history and get a glimpse of of the grand era and also the botany of Jamaica

Thank Robert H
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22 July 2017|
Response from PeacefulWarrior67 |
Afraid not. There were several levels to the gardens and very few slops. We went with a 7 month old baby and had you carry her as her stroller was of no use in the terrain.
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...