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YS Falls

2 Market St. | South Coast, Santa Cruz, Jamaica
876/634-2455
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
Description: Beautiful series of waterfalls just off the Black River, lined with plenty of picnic areas for pleasant afternoon lunches al fresco.
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Culcheth, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We visited this yesterday as part of a package to see three locations in the country. The falls are spectacular with opportunities to go into the water and have your picture taken, the staff will assist you and always best to give them a tip, there's instructions that they are not to ask you and to report asking for tips... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

It was a lot of fun and the view was great. The guides were very helpful and the falls were less crowded than dunn river falls.

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Kent
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

You can go into the falls with a guide who will show you a safe path through the very fast running water. He will take you right ot the edge of the fall and if you want, take a photo of you with your camera. You can have a "massage" in the falls and if your feeling even more adventurous... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I still love Dunns River Falls but YS is not bad. I Love the rope and the two fresh water pools. If you love water you will love YS. We stayed with family in Mandeville and St. James so it was nice not to drive far for an attraction. It was right in between.

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Austin, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Fresh off the boat we hopped into the booked van for probably the scariest ride of our life, but the falls were beautiful and a good deal.

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Wales
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Definitely try the swing rope into the falls and ziplining also looked amazing here! Get some nice pictures and feel how cold and relaxing the waters are :)

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St. Hubert, Quebec
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice falls but I prefer mayfield falls more personal. too many groups at YS falls. There are many attractions in jamaica, but it is wise not to venture out if you do not know where you are going but stay close to the resort and go on guided tours

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Toronto, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It had a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy. This is my second time there I enjoyed every bit of it. I'm glad to see that they are fixing the roads.

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Arkansas
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I took a private transfer to the Falls and loved it. We did the zipline tour too. The zipline consisted of 5 lines. The 3rd line was the longest and best one that took you over the falls. Our zip guides were great and took pics for us. The falls were beautiful. I was expecting to be able to walk... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After reading a lot of reviews for YS falls my friends and I decided to visit. Please be warned the drive there is a bit crazy. You have to drive inland and many of the roads are very bad. We always rent a car to get around the island, so driving up mountains where chunks of pavement were missing and... More

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