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Scenic drive through a three-mile-long canyon, shaded by trees and ferns.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide gave us a lot of history along the way. The trees, ferns, and undergrowth were very picturesque.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank dogfrommars
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve never seen a rainforest before so that was really neat. Worth the drive. However, I recommend taking a tour (see attached pic for Wynter’s/Keith’s tour guide info) that includes the drive through the rainforest. We stopped at a cafe with an overlook after passing...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank iheartbigpapi
Reviewed March 31, 2019

During our drive through the Fern Gully we stopped at the to f a break and a drink. People are very friendly.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank murrayk2006
Reviewed March 15, 2019

Fern gully is a nice drive through a little valley/canyon where both sides have been planted with a variety of ferns. The road winds through the canyon and you can admire the tropical greenery on both sides of the road. I am a big admirer...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wcforr900
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Scottie was the driver and Sandrea was the tour guide as we slowly drove thru Fern Gully to see and enjoy this lush area of Ocho Rio. As soon as we entered the area...it started to lightly rain and continued to lightly rain until we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Janis H
Reviewed March 5, 2019

We passed through here a couple of times whilst on trips, its just a long road full of different ferns cascading from both sides of the road. There is no where to stop to get out to take pictures so you have to do as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kep70
Reviewed February 5, 2019

We booked a tour through MSC Cruises and this was part of our tour. Our driver only went up part way and then turned around. The ferns tower high above the road and form a tunnel like experience when driving through. Locals have some craft...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank babs12858
Reviewed January 29, 2019

There is really nothing to do at Fern Gully its just a dive through the area. If you like all sorts of different types of ferns and plants then this will be an amazing thing for you to see. Very scenic and pretty drive up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

We went thru Fern Gully as part of our island tour. Basically drove 2/3 of the way up a canyon with tropical foliage on both sides, then the bus turned around and went back down. That’s it. Nothing much to see. Don’t waste your time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HoustonRobert
Reviewed January 16, 2019

This is truly something unique. I was hoping to be able to walk the fern gully, but it's been turned to an actual road without a side walk (very rare anyway in Jamaica) - so had to see it from a car, but was still...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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charlesthebarles
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Easy B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that "walking" through Fern Gully is too feasible, as it is one of the main roads that locals traverse to get from Ocho Rios to Spanish Town and other locations along the way. Traveling through Fern Gully can... More
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Cisnereal
July 17, 2016|
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Response from CyndyandByron | Reviewed this property |
Have good time in Ocho Rios! The round trip to Fren Gully will last about 20 minutes. A stop to look at local art( that is, if anyone is exhibiting) might add a few minutes. It is beautiful, but a very short tour. You might... More
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