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Address: Negril, Jamaica
Phone Number: (876) 364-7407
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Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Description: Two-mile stretch of swampland, part of the Great Morass.

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Now closed & guarded

Such a shame , we were aware it was closed but thought we'd give it a look . It's now guarded & no one is allowed in. It's looking rather tired from what we could see . Just hope... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
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Massachusetts
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We drove over an hour from downtown Negril trying to find this place. Finally gave up. On the way back hit one pothole with two tires. The good news is the Jamaicans are the friendliest, most honest people in the world and 45 minutes later and $40 the two rims were bend back in shape and we were on our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Such a shame , we were aware it was closed but thought we'd give it a look . It's now guarded & no one is allowed in. It's looking rather tired from what we could see . Just hope someone takes it one & injects some love . It would be very special!

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Froland Municipality, Norway
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Yes. The Place are closed for years now,but the Guy Hubert Woolcock who working there is a very good gay. He NOWs a lot aboat the birds around there and is always willing to let you in. I have been visiting the Place every year since 2008.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I've been out here a few times. I don't think the place has ever actually been open, but for a small entrance fee, we've been allowed to roam around. The paths are continuous wooden bridges and there is even a tower or two you can climb to get an awesome view from above! The wood was all fairly new and... More 

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Negril, Jamaica
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

For such a beautiful place- where has the interest gone ;( Everyone should go give this place a walk if you really want be surrounded by natures beauty. The staff is gone, but there is always someone to show you around. I really send some energy upwards that someone will come along and return the love to a place that... More 

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Germany
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41 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Officially the place is closed. However you can go there and enjoy nature. The road for the last 2 km is just a dirt track, but you can get through. For 10 $ per person a proficient guide leads you around and explains a lot about what you can see. It is well worth the effort.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Truly enjoyed the elevated walkways. Bring comfortable shoes. The flora and birds are amazing and just to sit back close your eyes and listen to the sounds is a very peaceful experience. Will recommend to all to cisit

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Bedford, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The elevated boardwalk made the exploration easy and enjoyable. The birds were the highlight for me. We saw a Jamaican Oriole, a male and female Doctor Bird, Mango Honeysuckle Hummingbird, West Indian Whistling Ducks, King Bird, White capped pigeons and a Red tailed Hawk. Reggae Tours took us there on a tour designed just for the two of us. If... More 

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Toronto
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

While I've heard wonderful things about this place, and I really wanted to go and see it, it apparently had been closed for well over a year now... a pity indeed.

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We hired a taxi from the Negril beach area, which took about 30 minutes each way. Although officially closed we were able to negotiate a $10 entrance fee and one of the people working there took us around. It is a lovely place with all sorts of interesting birds and flora. Well worth a trip, especially now when there is... More 

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Address: Negril, Jamaica
Phone Number: (876) 364-7407
Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Westmoreland Parish  >  Negril

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