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Black River Safari Cruise

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Address: Black River, Jamaica
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+1 876-965-2513
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Cruise down the Black river and see alligators, tropical birds and mangrove...

Cruise down the Black river and see alligators, tropical birds and mangrove trees in their natural setting.

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US$ 50.00*
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Private and Customized Montego Bay Day Tour
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US$ 115.00*
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Full-Day All-Inclusive Tour of Jamaica's South Coast
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US$ 131.25*
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Appleton Rum Tour and Black River Safari Tour from Falmouth

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I have been Jamaica many times and never knew about black river cruise. It was a lovely experience and the staff where amazing with lots of knowledge and very funny too. We... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There was three of us, one a 12 yr old, and we paid $20US to get in on the St. Elizabeth charter (note there are two different ones on either side of the river, we went on the north side of it). The guide was amazing and was very knowledgeable of the flora and fauna on the river. We seen... More 

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Blackpool, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are several companies offering the cruise trip, some are part of a package offered by tour companies and include YS Falls and (usually) Appletons, although the latter was not available during our visit because of refurbishment of the visitor centre. Determined to see the crocs and beautiful scenery, we arranged a private trip to J Charles Swaby's trip, and... More 

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Dereham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was part of an organised trip also including the YS falls. and it is a long and bumpy journey from Montego Bay and I would suggest that if you are planning it as a 'one off' from a North shore resort then think twice before doing it. It was ok, a very pleasant way to wile away an hour... More 

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West Fargo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boat ride is very nice and relaxing. The scenery is wonderful. We saw many crocodiles swimming around and they came right up to the boat (sometimes a little too close for my comfort) but it was very cool. We also saw a local in the water (about 20 ft from the crocs) spear fishing! Crazy but cool!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been Jamaica many times and never knew about black river cruise. It was a lovely experience and the staff where amazing with lots of knowledge and very funny too. We didn't see many on the boat tour but happened to see the biggest one on arrival back which was great. I would 100% visit again

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this tour July 2016, Nothing much to write about. Sat on pontoon and went along the river. Saw mangroves and a few crocs.

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Thank Beaches2014
St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat ride was really nice. The most awesome part of the trip was our guide who put a piece of bait in his mouth and got a croc to come up to the boat, and eat it out of his mouth! He was even giving the croc kisses on the head. At the time we were there, George was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The black river safari cruise is a must for all,did it in January 2015.There is so much to see.If you are a bird lover there are lots of different kinds of beautiful birds.( big & small)lots of crocodiles, our tour guide is a friend to one of the oldest crocodile.It came right up to the boat and took a piece... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love water, boat and the crocodiles this is the place to be. Learn all about charlie the croc who is over 15years old and the black river itself.

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Orlando, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The captain was nice and seemed to enjoy himself. The tour felt safe and we saw crocodiles along the way and various kinds of birds but that was it. The water was a greenish blue hue and the ride really didn't last very long at all. It took about an hour to get there and then the tour was so... More 

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