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Rio Grande

Address: Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Ranked #2 of 18 Attractions in Port Antonio
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Whenever I feel stressed, I will remember the beautiful bamboo rafts, & pole men guiding us through the jungle filled with beautiful birds and their sounds

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This is one of the longest rivers in Jamaica.You board a long raft for two people and your guide punts you a t a slow pace along a quiet river. You see a few herons and ingrets on your peaceful journey. (This is better than the Brae River).There are a few small rapids on the way which were fun.Overall ,its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The ride down the river was beautiful. Captain Grandeville was entertaining, informative, and gave us great suggestions for food. If they suggest it... DO IT!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

A year ago I wrote a review about my experience rafting on the Rio Grande. This year while I was in Jamaica I decided to return with friends so we decided to hire the same captains (Mark #54, Kevin #006 and Harvey #95). We were very impressed with their knowledge, history of river rafting and pineapple planation stories. So off... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

If you do one activity whilst in Port Antonio then you must raft down the Rio Grande. The view is stunning and it is so peaceful floating down the river. Lenny (No. 21) was our captain and we would recommend him highly.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Our rafter was Michael Morgan and Bennie the trip down the 8 mile river was breath taking. Half way down we stopped for lunch and the food was to die for. Try the prawns OMG.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We LOVED this. We didn't book through our hotel as we wanted to ask the locals for a captain they recommended and we got the treat of a lifetime! Benz and Michael - the best captains - took us along the Rio Grande on a stunning day, singing songs and sharing stories of Erol Flynn, Sean Connery and Peter O'Toole's... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Hire a captain/guide to take you down river on a bamboo raft. The skill and athleticism it takes for these men to steer the rafts is extraordinary. Take in the magnicfricent scenery, and swim in the cleanest river you could imagine. If Belinda is out on the river bank cooking...you are in for a real treat.

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Espoo
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Very nice bamboo rafting. A bit expensive (USD 72). If you have your own car, you can either drive to starting point of the raft and they drive the car to the end (USD 30) or then you can drive to the end point and take taxi from there (USD 15). Beautiful scenery. Recommend booking lunch at Belinda's which is... More 

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Jamaica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

So, relaxing and peaceful. An authentic experience that is so worth it. The Captains are professional and fun.

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