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Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls

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Address: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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+1 876-974-2723
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Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.

Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.

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beautiful gardens

Worth seeing again and again. Gorgeous birds plants flowers waterfall. Went on cruise excursion and absolutely loved it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
SassyPants B
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Fort Myers, Florida
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth seeing again and again. Gorgeous birds plants flowers waterfall. Went on cruise excursion and absolutely loved it.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a must see place for nature lovers. They have all types of birds. You can also feed the birds and workers provide you with the foods. Also, the water fall is smaller compare to Dunn River Falls, but the view fro the top is awesome.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

I was staying in a hotel nearby so I walked to this beautiful park to bird watch. Garfield Campbell was my guide. He knew the local names of the birds. I had just purchased THE BIRDS OF JAMAICA at the Catalyst Book Store at 29 Main Street Shop#44, Ocho Rios. (The 3 or 4 book stores in Montego Bay did... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

We visited the gardens, which in the 1920s were part of a hotel, at the time that we were there we were the only visitors.. Bernard showed us around, he was great..

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Thank Lucy W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfall can be summed up in one word "Beautiful" on arrival you will be greeted by your Guide who will escort you around the gardens and explain and inform you of the layout. The Guide is full of all the information you may require about all the flora and the history of the gardens. The view... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We had gone to Dunn's River and made an impromptu stop at Shaw Gardens. I am so very glad we did. It was so quiet and beautiful. It was 10.00 per person and the guide was so informative. The waterfall there was so pretty but the plants and flowers were truly fantastic. The history, the views, really breathtaking. The road... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Loved Shaw Park; a little hard to find (follow most of the signs to Konoko Falls), but well worth it. Had one of the locals give me the tour, which was much nicer than expected. They have a natural waterfall and spring water pool that's gorgeous. So many photo spots & old archways & a gigantic banyan tree. My only... More 

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Leicestershire. England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Went here with a group of friends, most of whom are gardening enthusiasts. Guided tour of the garden and walkways was stunning. Huge palms and plants dwarfed us as we wove our way around. Great view of the harbor in Ochi from beneath an ancient baobab tree. Fabulous experience, would do it again. Good choice of visit which you can... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

a place for peace and relaxation. the site is beautiful. the staff is welcoming from the security to everyone inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

One of our stops on our tour of Ocho Rios. It has an entrance fee of $10 per person. For your money you get a guided tour of the Gardens. I'm not green fingered but hearing all about the different trees, plants , grasses and birds was eye opening. We were also told about the hotel that use to stand... More 

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