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Private Tour through Cockpit Country Jamaica

Visited Accompong Maroon Village and it was quite an experience. If you like nature this is one place you should visit should you go to Jamaica. The drive is very scary because... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 June 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

The Accompong Tour was interesting as we got to meet Marroons who explained their history and did some traditional dances for us. The negatives were that the drive to the location was very long and the roads were really bad. There is not much to see so I think I would give this trip a pass unless you are super... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Visited Accompong Maroon Village and it was quite an experience. If you like nature this is one place you should visit should you go to Jamaica. The drive is very scary because of the narrow road but the scenery is amazing. We had a tour guide whose name is Mark Wright who has excellent knowledge of the history and we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

An inspiring tour by George Sylvester. A must-see. They are building a hotel in the area sthat I want to be one of the first to stay at.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

I visited here last august as part of my first visit to Jamaica. We were recommended to go here by another couple staying at the hotel. What an amazing visit!! We were made to feel very welcome by everyone we came across. We were shown around by kenroy who told us everything about everything! Such a welcoming and knowledgable man.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

This self-contained, self-governing community with roots to the original Maroons, very reminiscent of the Canadian aboriginal communities of British Columbia. If you want a taste of real Jamaican history - this is the ideal tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

When I first visited Accompong Town in 1988, I quickly realized that it was a very special place. I was taken to the Colonel's office and questioned by Colonel Martin Luther Wright before being offered to sign the guest book and told, "I could come anytime I wanted...Stay as long as I wanted and that someone was assigned to watch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2013

Accompong is a lovely little village on the edge of Cockpit Country. What is special about the village is that it belongs to the Maroons, and has enjoyed an autonomous state since a treaty was signed with the British in 1739. The area is something of a Jamaican frontier land, Cockpit Country is covered with small rounded hills and deep... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

First if u cannot handle a long walk this is not the place for u to go on the six of January. This is Maroon Christmas. Lots of people from near and far. Parking in the town is impossible if you don't arrive early. There is lots of drinking, eating, music, crafts and cultural activities. A must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

Out in the woods - - also, if you like to hike, go into CockPit Country. That is a hike for the experienced hiker

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2012

We went to accompong to visit the maroons village hoping in an educative and interesting off-the-beaten path experience for my daughter (we had a great experience with a tribe village in Zimbabwe and was hoping in something similar). The panoramas were nice on the drive there, quite wild and untouched nature. Our guide said it correctly: with the maroons you... More 

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