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bamboo_rafting_in_jamaicaBamboo Rafting in Ocho Rios

By Venesha Johnson | Associate Writer

If you are looking for a way to slow down and relax, there is one activity to do in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Book a trip to go bamboo rafting! It is the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful scenery, amazing waterfalls and soak up the sun. And, bamboo rafting on the White River is one of the best ways to do it.

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Bamboo rafting in Ocho Rios Jamaica is a great activity for people of all ages. It is a perfect way to relax and unwind as you float down the river on a bamboo raft. The rafts are made by hand and are crafted from local bamboo that is meticulously woven together.

As you raft down the river, you will be enveloped by lush vegetation and small animals that call the river home. The scenery is majestic, and you will be able to take in the natural beauty of Jamaica in its entirety.

You can also opt to stop and swim in the crystal-clear river water. The water is refreshing and provides a lovely break from the heat of the day. It is the perfect time to cool down and soak up the sun on the river banks.

When is the best time to go Bamboo Rafting in Ocho Rios?

The best time to go bamboo rafting in Ocho Rios Jamaica is during the summer months between June and September. During this time, the river will be at its highest level, and the rapids will be ideal for rafting.

Bamboo Rafting Tours in Ocho Rios

Keith Bamboo Crew

As they transport you up and down the stunning White River in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, their staff will handle all the labour-intensive tasks. Tours last about 3 hours, including lunch, and depart every day from Couples Sans Souci Sunset Beach / Shaw Park Beach.

Address: White River, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Phone: (876) 874-6939

White River Calypso Rafting
While you bask in the wonders of the tour's refreshingly clean tropical breeze, an absolutely special treat to your lungs, your guide meanders skillfully through various sections and courses of river rapids that are wild but tame enough to carry you safely again to another breath-taking scenery. Bamboo rafting tours are not all they offer though, you can also enjoy river tubing, glass bottom boat rides, snorkelling and deep-sea fishing.

Address: Prosper Hall, Exchange Rd, Ocho Rios
Phone: (876) 817-8433

Excursion Ocho Rios
Take a ride on a 30-foot bamboo raft. Relax in your own personal raft as your skipper expertly travels the White River's scenic waters. Feel joy and serenity all at once as you start to descend. You will be greeted by the quiet surroundings, which are only occasionally punctuated by the calls of exotic birds, the murmur of the river, and the merriment of people having a good time. This excursion will last 30 minutes, each raft can carry 2 persons, making it a great option for a romantic couples date.

Address: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Phone: (876) 770-1539

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A fantastic trip that combines Jamaica River Rafting and the well-known Dunn's River Falls is the Ocho Rios Dunn's River Falls & River Rafting Combo trip. Enjoy a leisurely trip down the magnificent White River before ascending the stunning Dunn's River Falls. Two miles inland from the sea is where your Jamaica River Rafting Adventure Tour on the White River starts. At the start of the tour, there are restrooms, changing rooms, and life jackets accessible. The 30-foot Bamboo Rafts are designed to carry two persons each. Their knowledgeable and skilled river guides will make sure you have a secure, enjoyable, and peaceful trip while on your river rafting tour.

Phone: 345-946-6444

Exotic Excursions
Choose from the largest river, the Rio Grande in Portland, the Martha Brae River in Trelawny, the Great River in Montego Bay, and the White River in Ocho Rios. Enjoy the peaceful sound of water flowing over rocks as you glide downstream on a 30-foot bamboo raft with seating for two. Your own raft's skipper will steer it for you and give you the chance to operate the rudder while you're on the journey.

Address: 86 Main St, St. Anns, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Phone: (876) 488-8038

If you are looking for an activity that is both fun and educational, bamboo rafting is a great way to explore the natural beauty of Jamaica. It is an experience that you will never forget, and you will have many memories to share with your family and friends.

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References & Sources For Bamboo Rafting in Ocho Rios

  1. Keithโ€™s Bamboo Crew โ€“ White River Tours, Ocho Rios, Jamaica. (2018, December 4). Keithโ€™s Bamboo Crew โ€“ White River Tours, Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
  2. Homepage - White River Calypso Rafting. (2020, November 10). White River Calypso Rafting.
  3. Bamboo River Rafting ยป Excursion Ocho Rios. (n.d.). Excursion Ocho Rios.
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