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Address: Black River, Jamaica
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Enough mangrove trees, wild crocodiles and tropical plants to excite even...

Enough mangrove trees, wild crocodiles and tropical plants to excite even the most stubborn of imaginations.

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Awesome ride spotting the croc, and we saw at least 7

we had a couple of hours on the black river through Thomson holiday on our way to YS falls, we saw at least 7 crocs and guide was extremely informative

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a couple of hours on the black river through Thomson holiday on our way to YS falls, we saw at least 7 crocs and guide was extremely informative

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London
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Part of an excursion with Thomson.Excellent opportunity to observe birds and crocodile of black river.

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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Visited Black River as part of Thomson trip. We arrived and were welcomed onto the Cool Running shoes boat for our trip up the Black River. The Guide was very informative about the wildlife, natural habitat and the local area. Our Guide got very up close and personal with one of the crocs called 'Denise' and these along with the... More 

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This was an ok excursion. We went as it was on our way through from YS falls to Pelican Bar so worked out well. A nice pontoon ride and our guide was very knowledgable about the river and history. We saw quite a few crocs and had to walk by Terror on our way out. They took us to the... More 

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Thank Kari G
Toronto, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I thought that I would be bored but the boat guide was funny and informative. Loved seeing the vegetation, birds and crocs. I highly recommend this place.

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Thank NelliefromToronto
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

A nice way to spend a 1/2 day away from the resort. Lots of wildlife and crocodiles. It was a comfortable trip and the guides are very knowledgeable. Bring your camera, you won't be disappointed

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Thank Mike A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The first place in Jamaica to get electricity, boat tours, route to pelican bar, home to black river safari and so much more.... Loving this place.

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Thank Trissana
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

We took the Black river tour, it was great, we saw amazing wildlife, including crocodiles, Big crocs. The guide actually almost gets in the river and feeds them at the boat. This river has its very own eco-system, take the tour and you will understand. A must see, yo

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Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

There are many types of birds, which are explained to you. The crocodile experience is worth the trip alone. You get to see them up close and personal with some added surprises. The river is breathtaking and the scenery is amazing. Just sit back and enjoy the 30-45 minute ride.

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Thank Sue F
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We had a informative tour of the Black River. The weather was great for a day coasting down the Black River. The only complaint I had was that we saw more wildlife and tour was longer.

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