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Green Grotto Caves

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Address: Runaway Bay, Jamaica
Phone Number: 876-973-2841/ 3217
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Not all it's cracked up to be.

The advertisement pictures made it look a whole lot nicer that it actually was. I will say our guide was very good though, he was very knowledgeable about the caves and did his... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Toledo, Ohio
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Toledo, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The advertisement pictures made it look a whole lot nicer that it actually was. I will say our guide was very good though, he was very knowledgeable about the caves and did his best to make everyone have a fun time, as a matter of fact all of the employee's were great it was the attraction itself that was not... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Yes, we've all see much better caves in the US, but these have such an interesting history - with slaves, and pirates, and nightclubs. It was also neat to get up close to the wildlife. We saw two big snakes sitting on the edge of the path, and lots of bats. The tour seems to drag on a bit at... More 

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Alberta
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127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Maybe I'm just getting jaded. These caves are ok for an hour or so of exploration and the kids like it. It's all pretty much the same: a cave, but that's fun. There are bats and you wear a hard hat. They talked about snakes but we did not see any. The paths are easy to manoeuvre and the stairs,... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It is a place easy to pass by, but worth the stop to learn the history and see the natural beauty of Jamaica

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I am a frequent visitor to Jamaica and love the country. This was our first trip to the Green Grotto Caves and we wish we would have done it sooner. We learned so much about the early days of Pirates, slave trade and the wars between the Spanish and English. You will get up close and personal with bats but... More 

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Caves easy to walk round. Guide very good and informative ( we did go round same time as a school group , so might have got extra statistics!) Not wildly exciting but bats were interesting. A pleasent hour or so.

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

An interesting tour of limestone caves elevated from the ocean's floor by natural volcanic action and then used over time by humans for both good and bad. Our tour guide provided an interesting and amusing history of caves while pointing-out key features and inhabitants during the 1-2 hour walk. We covered a very small section of the estimated 28 square... More 

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Estevan, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Our group of 6 adults & 2 kids toured the caves on our trip to Jamaica. Our tour guide was funny and shared lots of interesting history. We went first thing in the morning and were the only tourists there. The kids had fun finding shadow shapes with the flashlight. The caves are beautiful. Good tour for a rainy day... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

worth the trip from hotel go in the morning before it gets busy. wear running shoes because it can be slippery.

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Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Nevertheless, the Green Grotto is most definetly worth a visit. The staff are very helpful and make the experience amusing with lots of stories and non stop interaction with all the visitors. Not too strenuous, a few steep steps, but most people should cope.

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