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Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723
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Beautiful Jamaican gardens and waterfall

This was definitely one of the highlights of our visit to Jamaica. Beautiful peaceful gardens with... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
SueandDavid34
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London
If you like gardening, have an interest plants or like the beauty of gardens and water features this is for you!

You can park inside the gates. Getting there, it is very easy to miss the sign at the junction... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Peter B
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Pateley Bridge, null, United Kingdom
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Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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+1 876-974-2723
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

This was definitely one of the highlights of our visit to Jamaica. Beautiful peaceful gardens with a view over the town of Ocho Rios. The lovely guide gave us all the old Jamaican names of the plants and shrubs and told us of the uses...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

You can park inside the gates. Getting there, it is very easy to miss the sign at the junction about 100 yds from the main road. You need to take the right fork there. (Sign is square, was white but rusted so the writing is...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

In addition to being a relaxing trip through a well groomed nature area, it was also a nice learning experience as everything was well marked.

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

A wide variety of plant life in a comfortable natural environment. Some nice opportunities for photographers to capture a number of flowers and plants. Friendly people for a guided tour. The walk down to the falls is fairly steep for those who have difficulty with...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

My wife and I visited here on a Princess cruise excursion. It was an adventure in itself just going up the steep,narrow, not so well maintained road to the gardens. We are glad Gregory was driving the bus. At the gardens we were met by...More

Thank Larry T
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

My husband and I loved this place! Our guide knew details about EVERY plant. He was very entertaining and you could tell enjoyed his job. Highlights included: creepy banana spiders hanging over our heads, poinsettias, bouquet of flowers our guide presented to me at the...More

Thank Tiffany H
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We went with family and our 7 month old daughter. It is off the beaten track and the road to the park is particularly bad so you will need a 4x4. We were escorted round by a security guard who also doubled as a guide....More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

This took a while for our local taxi driver to find! Apparently it's now call Turtle river falls and gardens. The only visitors there we had a very knowlegable guide Romaine. Saw beautiful waterfalls and had a paddle. Saw many different plants and some crazy...More

Thank Wowee33
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Well worth the visit, beautiful gardens set in the hillside, we were shown around by our guide Richard, who was amazingly knowledgeable of the history of the gardens and all the plants and creatures in the surroundings, a fab place for any keen photographer with...More

Thank James K
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

The rains have washed the road out to this attraction. Mostly likley a heavy duty four wheel drive could handle it, but not our rental car during our last visit. We have been up to Shaw Park numerous times just for the gorgeous view of...More

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RoyalOasis2017
22 July 2017|
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Response from PeacefulWarrior67 |
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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joamhinds
22 July 2017|
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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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