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Black River

Address: Jamaica
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Black River and YS Falls Sightseeing Cruise from...
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Ranked #48 of 222 Attractions in Jamaica
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Enough mangrove trees, wild crocodiles and tropical plants to excite...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Enough mangrove trees, wild crocodiles and tropical plants to excite even the most stubborn of imaginations.
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Estevan, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

They take you and a couple other couples on a pontoon boat down the longest river in Jamaica. There are crocodiles you can see which was pretty cool. None of them appear to be aggressive at all. They also have a Crocodile Nursery where they rescue some and place them until they can get them back into good health and... More 

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Beckenham, Kent
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9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Boat took us down the river to see the crocodiles, some were along the banks of the river sunbathing with their mouth open to cool them off, great tour and can actually swim in parts of the river.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We did this a s part of a three attraction tour. Black River, YS Falls and the Appleton Estate. It was very peaceful on the Black River and we saw plenty of wildlife including a Crocodile

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Short boat ride but amazing. The tour guide could call the crocs out of hiding so we could see them up close in their natural habitat - amazing. The tour guide was very knowledgeable - not just the scripted stuff but could answer any question.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

we did the black river tour and saw the crocs, the boat driver could call them to the boat, it was so beautiful to go down the river, trees are amazing

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Honolulu HI
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8 reviews 8 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If your primary goal of visiting the Black River is to see crocodiles you really don't need to take the boat trip up the river. Judging from my short visit in November 2014, the most and biggest crocs hang out right at the boat docks. We took a smaller private boat (versus the larger pontoon boats) up the river (USD$40... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Fantastic loved every minute would of quite happily spent the whole day here I would highly recommend it to all a really relaxing time

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Scotland
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127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

this is a fantastic river trip not only for the scenery as the guide gives you a lot of local info & gets you really close to the crocs in the river . there was even an area of the river were he encouraged us to dive in & swim which we did, scary but im sure he would not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I think this is a great experience for any Wildlife lover. You get to see the Crocodile nursery and hold a baby Crocodile (with assistance of course lol). The Captain was very entertaining and we saw beautiful birds, Crocodiles and enjoyed the sceneries surrounding the lake. Black River looks like something from Jurassic Park and I think it is one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Absolutely loved the tour that we went on. Our guides were both very entertaining and showed us a lot of crocs throughout the river. We also were able to hold a young croc in their sanctuary that they have on site. Definitely worth the long drive.

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