We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Black River Safari Cruise

Features Animals
Book In Advance
654
All photos (654)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“chicken”(22 reviews)
“ys falls”(57 reviews)
About
Cruise down the Black river and see alligators, tropical birds and mangrove trees in their natural setting.
Contact
Black River, Jamaica
Website
+1 876-965-2513
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Black River Safari Cruise
from $50.00
More Info
Reviews (543)
Filter reviews
460 results
Traveler rating
202
183
56
14
5
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
202
183
56
14
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews black river safari chicken ys falls tour guide their natural habitat nice trip montego bay beautiful scenery day trip local wildlife bird life great guide worth the trip baby crocs appleton rum factory south coast mangrove trees
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 460 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went on this excursion after seeing the YS falls. We stopped in the nursery where they care for and raise several crocodiles. The kid who worked there was very entertaining and was very informative. We even got to touch the smaller...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L8912GQtimd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on this as part of a tui trip. We found it good, saw some crocs and some birds. The guide was so informative and interesting and the views were lovely. It was worth seeing and we enjoyed it as we saw more of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jenb240
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Black River Safari during our two week holiday in Jamaica. The trip was organised with Tui and the drive was approximately 1 hour 45 minutes from our hotel in Negril, the cruise itself took around about 1 hour and on completion we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 526ColinK
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This tour is more for the nature enthusiast who would enjoy learning more about the history of the Black River and its rich and diverse flora and fauna. Includes a trip to the crocodile nursery. Guide was entertaining and knowledgeable. No food vendors at this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank njpal2
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

It was a fun boat ride and we saw some very big crocodiles. Our tour guide was funny and told us lots about the area and it’s wildlife. This was our second time we’d taken this tour and it was great even second time around

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Reavs
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We went on the excursion at the recommendation of our drive and good reviews on trip advisor. The cost was $39 per person and last about 45 minutes. To be honest there is no Safari aspect to this excursion. They are going to show you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sunshine-Kristie
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We had such a great experience on the safari cruise! Our guide even handled a crocodile! It was a beautiful ride and we would definitely do it again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brooke T
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This stop was a part of our three stop excursion. We took a pontoon boat out on the black river for several miles. The captain, although young, was fearless and very knowledgeable with the crocodiles. The area is beautiful with huge mangrove forests and crocs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rob S
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We visited here a couple of days ago as part of a day trip out that consisted of transport pick up from our hotel (Montego Bay) to the black river and then afterwards to the YS falls before touring the Appleton rum factory. The trip...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lj24128
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the Black River Safari. It was good to see crocodiles in their natural habitat. We learnt that Jamaican crocs are quite shy. We also saw a variety of birds. The guide was both knowledgeable and entertaining.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nicsim2018
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 282 nearby hotels
Waterloo Guest House
18 reviews
.67 miles away
Idlers' Rest Beach Hotel
48 reviews
1.04 miles away
Treasure Beach Hotel
112 reviews
10.90 miles away
Sandals South Coast
7,898 reviews
11.12 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 984 nearby restaurants
Pelican Grill
73 reviews
5.06 miles away
Smurfs Cafe
180 reviews
10.84 miles away
Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa
75 reviews
11.20 miles away
Cloggy's on the Beach
50 reviews
.50 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,091 nearby attractions
Black River
389 reviews
.08 miles away
YS Falls
1,865 reviews
.10 miles away
Captain Dennis Adventure Tours
193 reviews
6.34 miles away
Jammin Jamaica Tours
193 reviews
12.35 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Frederic M
February 18, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from christopherk517 | Reviewed this property |
We were taken by tour rep But well worth it
0
Votes
joey1720
August 2, 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Tom O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I got the impression they went as soon as there was enough on the boat. We just rocked up in a taxi bought an ice cream and got on board. It was really good.
4
Votes
sxp789
December 21, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Jpart | Reviewed this property |
The actual tour is very relaxing but depending on the hotel you are travelling from the drive there and back could be very tiring not only for the kids but for you guys too. The whole black river is around an hour and very... More
0
Votes