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“Nice relaxing tube ride” 4 of 5 stars
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White River
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Ocho Rios White River Valley Tubing Safari
Ranked #4 of 23 Attractions in Ocho Rios
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Ontario
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“Nice relaxing tube ride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

We did this tube excursion on our own, did not book through any tour company and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It was not a wild ride, but rather a nice relaxing lazy river type of ride. There were a few small rapids at the beginning, but nothing to worry about. Our guide was very friendly, singing reggae as we drifted down. I would definitely recommend.

Visited December 2011
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“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Wonderful and great experience! Went there June 2010

Visited January 2011
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“A fun day on the river!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

We had a day rafting at White river and will return to go tubing before we go home, well price at 65 US dollars a raft.

Visited December 2011
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“NEVER AGAIN & NEVER BOOK THROUGH JAITAL TOURS (ochoriostours.com)”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011 via mobile

We booked the white river and beach adventure through Jaital Tours at ochoriostours.com and must say we were terribly disappointed. We usually book our tours through the cruise line but this one was less than half so decided to take a chance. After this experience, I can safely say I will never book an excursion in a foreign country outside of the cruise line ever again. We were told our meeting time would be 10:00 at the edge of the dock in ocho rios. "Alphonso" met us around 10:10 and took us to the car. For the next ten minutes, we sat there while he tried to get more fares from others. We finally left and on our way, he continued soliciting rides. Finally, we were passed off to "Adrian" at the Taj Mahal Shopping center. He then proceeded to drive us to the white river tubing and assured us multiple times that he would be at the end of the river to pick us up. Some of my party left their licenses and ship cards in his car. More on that later. We finally made it to the white river tubing excursion as they were starting, so we had to rush into the water to make it on time. The tubing itself was very nice and tranquil, although the "guides" asked for tips and offered our 15 year old marijuana and asked if he had it on him. As we finished the tour, everyone else caught their rides but Adrian was no where to be found. The next hour was horrific. We had our ship cards with him since he assured us he would return and we frantically worried since we would be unable to return to the ship and thus stranded in ocho rios since our documents were also on the ship. We were also offered marijuana and beer multiple times as was my 15 year old child. After no communication with Adrian for an hour, he finally picked us up and drove us to mahogany "beach". His excuse changed from traffic to more fares back to traffic. The beach was more like a pool that extends into the ocean. While at the beach, we saw him and told him we were ready to go but he said he couldn't take us because he was taking someone else back. He was our driver until the excursion was over yet he got other fares during our excursion. When we finally left, he kept pressuring us into going to the taj mahal shopping center yet we told him multiple times no. He then brazenly took us there and when we said no once again, he must have finally understood as he took us back to the cruise port. Overall, never book through this company (Jaital Tours/ochoriostours.com) if you are going to do a white river excursion.

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“Pretty fun way to get off the resort”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

Nice, relaxing trip down the river with a few rapids. Might want to bring the bug spray, though.

Visited November 2011
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