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Rio Grande Attractions at Rafter's Rest

Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Grasping guides, gorgeous river gorges

A fantastic experience on this gorgeous river. You start with a very brief introduction to your... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
A fun relaxing day

We went for a friends birthday party and it was a lot of fun. The captains will punt the rafts... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
Keegan M
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This company organizes rafting trips on the Rio Grande River.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

A fantastic experience on this gorgeous river. You start with a very brief introduction to your guide who also is your captain for this journey as he poles you down river to the coast. The rafts are of basic bamboo construction but more comfortable than...More

Thank JLWetherby
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We went for a friends birthday party and it was a lot of fun. The captains will punt the rafts down the river, and guide you to the end. During the trip you will get to swim and at some places you can grab a...More

Thank Keegan M
Reviewed 4 January 2016

3-4 hours trip down river ending at the ocean. You need to arrange taxi transport in advance. Rental villas or hotels can arrange this. Each raft takes 2 passengers. The captain will stop anywhere you like enroute - there are many beautiful swimming holes. Generally...More

3  Thank Tanar2016
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We took a raft down the Rio Grande, late one morning in Jamaica. The entire ride (about 2h non-stop) was very relaxing and picturesque! Our guide, Lloyd (#134) was fantastic - very friendly, respectful and knowledgeable. We had a rental car for this portion of...More

1  Thank and_heartz
Reviewed 31 July 2011

This is simply a unique experience. Let your captain (we had Pablo - excellent) take you on a wondrous river journey, telling you stories all the way. This is what Errol Flynn used to do with all his lady friends - and we could see...More

4  Thank Angel2001
Reviewed 23 February 2009

We went rafting on the Rio Grande after several days of significant rainfall, consequently the river was high. We were the only ones there as they had just opened the attraction. It was very safe and they provided life jackets due to the water level....More

2  Thank karmilw
Reviewed 18 March 2008

This tour was inclusive in our honeymoon package at Rio Vista Villas (which is conveniently 5 minutes walk from Rafter's Rest) We left the rafting until the end of our holiday and picked a day with bright sunshine. It is best to go when it...More

5  Thank Curb_Safe_Charmer
Reviewed 5 March 2008

We did not do this but thought would update the price. We were planning but decided not to due to the cost, which was recently increased to $70 or $75 per raft.

Thank Nate C
Reviewed 13 February 2006

It's about 3 hours from beginning to end. You sit back, relax, the Captain does it all. (Suggest you bring some padding for your seat though). It's a trip back in time if you just lose your mind. The fragrances are so aromatic, the greenery...More

5  Thank BooblaJean
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Los Angeles
Reviewed 9 January 2005

The river was very swollen the day we visited so the trip took ony 1.5 hours instead of the usual 2.5 This was enough. The guides spoke to each other and did not converse much with us even when asked questions. The scenery was magnificent....More

6  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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