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River Rafting in Jamaica


Rio Grande Experience

Tel: 876 993 5778


Mountain Valley Rafting

Tel: 876 956 4920

jamaicacruiseexcursions.com/RiverRaftingJamaica.htm

River Raft Ltd.

Tel: 876 952 0889

www.jamaicarafting.com

St. Elizabeth River Safaris

Tel: 876 965 2374

Concierge.com's insider take:

There's no Class IV whitewater here: Rafting in Jamaica, like so much else, is largely chill. You'll float serenely downstream on the same kind of 30-foot-long, bamboo-lashed rafts that plantation owners once used for transporting their sugarcane and bananas. Rio Grande Experience and Mountain Valley Rafting offer one- to two-hour trips down the Rio Grande; River Raft Ltd. in Trelawny runs romantic raft rides on the Martha Brae River. Ninety minutes east of Negril, the sleepy seaside town of Black River is the hub for boat tours of Jamaica's longest navigable waterway, which includes the Caribbean's largest freshwater wetland, the Black River Lower Morass, a haven for kingfishers, wading birds, and hundreds of American crocodiles. Several companies, including St. Elizabeth River Safaris, offer daily tours.

Information may have changed since the date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.