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Address: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Phone Number: 876 382 6384
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Barrett Adventures is a company with more than 20 years of experience in...

Barrett Adventures is a company with more than 20 years of experience in showing our guests the real Jamaica. We specialize in doing excursions that either are done in ways to maximize your enjoyment of familiar attractions by doing them at times when we don't have to share them with the crowds, or offering tours to places that are truly 'Off the beaten path.'Our drivers are unsurpassed in their knowledge of our culture and our history. You will never find one of us at a loss for words when you ask a question.

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Private sail charter - awesome snorkeling, fun sailing

My husband and I did a private sail boat charter with Carolyn and Harry from of Barrett adventures. Carolyn picked us up our hotel in her SUV, and it was 20 - 30 minute ride to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Independence, Missouri
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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Carolyn was very personable, made us feel at ease and enjoyed spending our day with her and Harry. Totally had a blast snorkeling the reef, chasing colorful fish, saw a stingray, too! The coral was beautiful, and her sailboat was pretty cool. We had never sailed before. If you're unsure, take some nausea medicine.

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CT
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I did a private sail boat charter with Carolyn and Harry from of Barrett adventures. Carolyn picked us up our hotel in her SUV, and it was 20 - 30 minute ride to Montego Bay yacht club We motored out to the snorkel sight. I have snorkeled probably about 10 different places int the Caribbean and this... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is long overdue.....we had a fabulous time on our tour of the Secret Falls and river tubing. Loxley was a wonderful tour guide and great person to spend the day with. He was wonderful with us and our kids and we liked him immensely. This day tour was the best part of our trip to Jamaica. The falls... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at Secrets st James we had to get off the resort and away from the resort planned activities. After seeing good reviews for these guys I called and scheduled an Ocho Rios trip to secret falls also known as Blue Hole, and a rubbing trip. Richard picked us up at 9 and we headed to blue hole where... More 

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Thank Stacie29
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took a day sailing adventure with Carolyn. It was on a forty foot sail boat. We absolutely had the best time. We have been to Jamaica many times and taken more than one of those booze cruises.They were all the same no sailing just a motorized short trip to some tourist spot. Usually over crowded .... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I had never been to sailing before we booked a day long sail with Carolyn Barrett's Adventure Tours, and did not really know what to expect. When we arrived at the Montego Bay Yacht Club, the first thing I noticed after eying the beautiful sailboat was the plank. THE PLANK consisted of a two-by-four, anchored from the dock to the... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We've been to Jamaica three times and toured with Carolyn each time. We were lucky enough to meet her five years ago and had the best tour!! Since then, we've been back twice and sought out Carolyn each time. The Dunns River Falls were an obligatory stop that Carolyn made sure we were able to enjoy with as little crowds... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We had the true pleasure of taking two tours with Barrett Adventures during our recent visit to Jamaica. The first was to "Secret Falls" - and we were escorted by the owner of the company, Carolyn Barrett. To be honest, Carolyn is an "attraction" in her own right - a US-born Stanford grad who has forged a uniquely "maverick" trail... More 

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Midland, Texas
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154 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

You will not find a tour guide that tries any harder or does a better job showcasing authentic Jamaica. This was our first trip to Jamaica, stayed at an AI and wanted to see some of the country beyond the confines of the beautiful resort. While we were clearly tourist, I didn't want to join in a tour bus experience.... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Chantel and I just spent a fantastic half-day sailing charter with Carolyn Barrett and her team David and Tier. These folks went out of their way to make this excursion one we will not forget. Highlights include some of the greatest snorkeling we have ever done off the inner reef of Montego Bay, followed by a spirited open ocean sail.... More 

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