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“A beautiful wonder of the island!”
Review of YS Falls

YS Falls
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Owner description: Beautiful series of waterfalls just off the Black River, lined with plenty of picnic areas for pleasant afternoon lunches al fresco.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“A beautiful wonder of the island!”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

We (a group of 3 couples) went to YS Falls 2 weeks ago and we had the time of our lives. Such a beautiful place to visit! We were lucky enough to have 2 young men who helped us by showing us the area, the fun places to jump, swim and crawl into the falls. The entire time the guys took our pictures for us and ensured our safety. Just a great experience, I highly recommend the side trip to see a great part of Jamaica.

Visited October 2012
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Olathe, Kansas
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“Great 1/2 Day Trip”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Booked the YS Falls and Zipline tour from Sandals WH. It was 4 hours long and the drive was about 20+ minutes each way. The zipline tour was short 5 zips, but was a blast. Zip 3 and 5 were the best. Zip 3 went over the falls and Zip 5 was straight down. After the zip a local guide took us through the falls to get great picks and participate on the rope swings. The water was nice and refresher after the hot zip lines. We spent about 2 hours playing in the falls before heading back to the resort. Our tour guide Charlene and driver Steve did a wonderful job.

Visited October 2012
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Madison, AL
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

This is the one of the most stunningly beautiful places I have ever been to in my life!
We had a great guide, Orel, who walked with us, gave us tips on where to swim safely, and took TONS of pictures of us with our camera.
We did the rope swing, dropping into one of the highest waterfall pools. SUPER SCARY the first time, but definately do it!! We also jumped off the rocks at the edge of one tier into the next. SO MUCH FUN!!
We swam in the mineral springs pool and had jerk chicken with Red Stripe at the little lunch shack. BTW - meals and drinks were so reasonably priced!! $23 for 3 lunches and 3 Red Stripes!!
My advise: Bring water shoes, bring your camera, don't be afraid to go off the rope swing, and, if you have a good guide, tip him/her well.
There are very few excursions we do more than once. We like to see and different things. However, we'll definately be going back to YS Falls next year.
For an outstanding driver to get you there at a reasonable price, call Alrick with Your Jamaican Tour Guide. He has wonderful, fun, safe drivers and clean, reliable vehicles.

Visited October 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

This is a beautiful place, unfortunately the water levels were down, but I'm sure that it is even more magnificent when it is up. The food at the little restaurant was excellent and very well priced

Visited January 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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“Beautiful place...we could have spent all day here!”
Reviewed October 12, 2012

My boyfriend and I took a tour with Reggae Tours (see separate review) to the YS Falls and Pelican Bar. The YS Falls are gorgeous!!! When you get to the property you take a tractor to the actual falls. There are employees who will be waiting over by the falls. You can request that they give you a "tour" of the falls. We joined up with another couple and had two guys leading us around the falls, one that actually got in the water and navigated for us, and one to take pictures of everything (we tipped them $10 each after they were so good). We jumped off the rope swing into the water...twice! It's scary at first, but don't pass, it's a lot of fun! The water is cold, but refreshing. If you have water shoes, WEAR THEM!! The rocks hurt my feet and ruined my pedicure. The whole area is so lush and tranquil. The property also has a pool you can lounge in. We were only there for a couple of hours, but probably could have spent the whole day there. We were very glad we went to the falls, we got some amazing pictures. They also have river tubing and ziplining. We didn't try either of those. This would be a great place for families as well as couples. We would definitely recommend.

Visited October 2012
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