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Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723
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Tour of the botanical gardens in Ocho Rios

Visited the botanical gardens in Ocho Rios with my teen daughter and my mother. This tour was part... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2015
Sue_Mor
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Toronto, Canada
Beautiful falls and gardens

Enjoy gardening so every time we come to jamaica try to see something new. The tour was very... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2015
dawn m
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Hamilton, Canada
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Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited the botanical gardens in Ocho Rios with my teen daughter and my mother. This tour was part of a tour package booked with the hotel, package included Dunns River Falls, Shaw Park Gardens and Shopping, which costed $62.50 CDN per person. We were the...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2015

Enjoy gardening so every time we come to jamaica try to see something new. The tour was very interesting saw a lot plants I recognized and some I didn't . Enjoyed the quiet walk through the gardens. Tour guide very knowledgable. Saw some birds never...More

Thank dawn m
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Reviewed June 13, 2015

We are moving to St Ann's Bay, and are looking for exotic plants to put in our garden, so we enjoyed the descriptions of the various trees and plants very much, and were even given some samples of offshoots by the guide. These are the...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2015

shaw park gardens is a beautiful garden above ocho-rios town.you will see old trees breadfruit and african tulp trees. lots of spices ....lovely flowers ..like bird of paradise......orchies.....

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Reviewed May 19, 2015

shaw park is a magnificent showcase of indigenous plants in jamaica. the gardens are incredible. it's a very idyllic afternoon of quiet and a wonderful place to nourish your soul.

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Reviewed April 20, 2015

Shaw Park is the sight of a 1920s hotel that over the years has become mostly an attraction. The grounds are quite beautiful in a Caribbean way, with a spectacular waterfall and a very unique pool. The best part though was our guide. An elderly...More

1  Thank DamianD281
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Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

The park itself is 4 star but our tour guide was exceptionally friendly knowledgeable. It was raining so didn't see all of it but loved it anyway.

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Reviewed March 22, 2015

Off the main highway turn south at Milford Rd. Go up past high school a short distance and look for sign. Turn right and follow the signs. Expect to pay $10 per person. There will be a guide there to show you around the gardens...More

1  Thank Jim P
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Reviewed March 21, 2015

Shaw Park Gardens is a serene wonder to behold. My wife and I went after arriving in Ocho Rios in the late afternoon. We had the park and a guide (Percy) all to ourselves. Percy was really very knowledgeable about all the plants and trees...More

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed March 14, 2015

We walked here from Ocho, just a couple of kilometres up the hill. No-one else was there as no cruise ships were in adn the gardens and waterfalls are really lovely. At $10 it's much better value than Coyaba Falls (Now called Konoko falls and...More

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RoyalOasis2017
July 21, 2017|
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Afraid not. There were several levels to the gardens and very few slops. We went with a 7 month old baby and had you carry her as her stroller was of no use in the terrain.
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Response from Gilla B | Reviewed this property |
Trust me, this is the place to be. Your family will always have this memory, you can chose here or Cranbrook flower forest in the same parish. Being that its 40 people, I would chose the latter. Hope this helps. Good luck... More
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