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Good Hope Plantation

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Address: Portland Cottage Clarendon | Portland Cottage, Jamaica
Phone Number: 1(876)5055095
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Activities: Horseback riding
Description: Formerly one of Jamaica's largest slave-holding estates, now a scenic spot...
Formerly one of Jamaica's largest slave-holding estates, now a scenic spot for hiking and horseback riding.
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An Amazing Day

We were greeted at the gate and led into a day of great adventure. We started off with the zip lining followed by the river tubing and then and insight of the history of the rum... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We were greeted at the gate and led into a day of great adventure. We started off with the zip lining followed by the river tubing and then and insight of the history of the rum of the island and a tasting session. We then lunch where we enjoyed some of the best foods eaten on the island. Then we... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This review is pretty much consistent with Ed H's review from June 14, 2015. We even had the same tour guide, Lydia! The only things to add regarding the actual tour is we visited an aviary on the property, which was adjacent to where we ate lunch. Also there is a pool that you could swim in. A potter works... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Our tour of the plantation grounds and home were part of a Royal Caribbean excursion with Chukka as the local vendor providing a guide and transportation by motor coach. Upon leaving Falmouth we got to see the quite a bit of rural Jamaica while we received "lessons" on how to speak Jamaican. Our guide Lydia kept things lively an pointed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We spent the day doing the ATVs, ZipLines, River Tubing, touring and rum tasting. Absolutely awesome day and the people were so friendly and funny!!! We would definitely be booking this tour again!! They made us feel like we were the only important people there for the day!

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My family of 5 spent the day here and had a great time. The staff was very welcoming and helpful on all our adventures for the day. We did the zipline, obstacle course, horse carriage ride, and river tubing. Everything was fun, safe, and done well. To save money bring your own closed toe water shoes (otherwise they make you... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We decided to take just the basic tour of the Good Hope Estates from our Disney Cruise ship and were not disappointed. The tour was very well organized and the bus driver from the port to the estates was great. The trip only took about 20 to 25 minutes on the bus but the driver provided a bunch of information... More 

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southeast TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We took the "Cultural Explorer" excursion with our Royal Caribbean cruise and just loved it. Our tour guide Sabrina was very knowledgeable and was a lovely young woman. Danny was our guide on the (short) carriage ride and was so pleasant and also very knowledgeable. We got jerk chicken and pork which were delicious! Our bus driver from the terminal... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you like to know the history of places this will be a good tour for you. They show you a large part of the plantation, and give you samples of sugar cane and oranges that they grow on there now. Plus there are some amazing views. Also, you need to try the Blue Mountain coffee.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a fascinating journey back to the "golden age" of colonialism which, by the looks of things, was the heyday for most Caribbean islands. The grounds are beautiful and the house is well preserved. Our guide was excellent and friendly.

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Rockwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Beautiful old home on the Good Hope Plantation. In need of upkeep but worth the trip for the history of beauty of what it used to be.

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