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Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723
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Jamaican flowers on display

A wide variety of plant life in a comfortable natural environment. Some nice opportunities for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tropical Paridise

My wife and I visited here on a Princess cruise excursion. It was an adventure in itself just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Larry T
Milford, Delaware
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Beautiful, well-kept gardens just a short walk from the center of town.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2723

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank mauricec678
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed December 21, 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

1  Thank PeacefulWarrior67
Reviewed December 2, 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
Reviewed October 15, 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
Reviewed September 3, 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

1  Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed July 8, 2017

This is an unspoilt piece of paradise just outside downtown Ocho Rios. We spent a few hours in the gardens, just enjoying the green space and peacefulness. Be warned that the falls are beautiful but not for climbing. It is also a long climb down...More

2  Thank Hotelier32819
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Visited Shaw Park Gardens today, a really pleasant experience. The guide was knowledgable and entertaining. As well as the stunning plants and waterfall, the humming birds were amazing.

Thank GDWillson180964
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Get there by taxi from your hotel. Allow 1.5 hrs. including the drive. Walk all the way to the bottom of the park and then if you are a bit hardy down the little trail to the very bottom of the waterfall in the gully....More

Thank Tom S
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July 22, 2017|
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.
July 22, 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
March 6, 2017|
Response from Opinionated B | Reviewed this property |
$25 I think...