YS Falls, Black River Safari, Appleton Rum Factory/Horseback Riding & Ricks Cafe Sunset

Price: $200 per person – Full Day Tour Including Pickup From All Negril and Montego Bay Hotels

Tour Overview

  • We guide you through the most picturesque YS Falls. Go ziplining for $40 and scream like Jane & Tarzan of the jungle.
  • Take a tour down the black river safari – Jamaica’s most natural wetlands & eco-system that offers an amazing experience on a pontoon boat along the longest navigable river, capturing memories of the American Crocodiles & a bevy of exotic waterbirds, in their natural wetland habitat. Guides entertain many crocodiles throughout this 1.5 hour tour
  • Visit Appleton Rum Factory or enjoy a private horseback ride.
  • Travel to Negril & enjoy The Ricks Cafe Sunset.

 

THE YS FALLS COMBO TOUR

The tour offers a true Jamaican Experience of the flora & fauna. This 1.5 hour pontoon boat tour is truly memorable to everyone. You will enjoy sight-seeing at its best as you navigate the south coast of Jamaica both on a bus and boat. Learn about the lower moras, how the wildlife of Jamaica functions and the vast contribution that our wetlands & eco-system offers even to the invaluable protection of our most beautiful beaches.

The tour offers a true Jamaican Experience of the flora & fauna. This 1.5 hour pontoon boat tour is truly memorable to everyone. You will enjoy sight-seeing at its best as you navigate the south coast of Jamaica both on a bus and boat. Learn about the lower moras, how the wildlife of Jamaica functions and the vast contribution that our wetlands & eco-system offers even to the invaluable protection of our most beautiful beaches.

The boat tour up the river is captivating. Birds of many variety like the Snow Egrets with gigantic necks similar to the flamingos, the American crocodile visibly seen with its babies & larger dominant crocodiles in their own territory are all captured on this tour. Other attractions are the beautiful and enormous Red Mangrove trees with their skeletal-looking roots hanging down over 30 feet to the dark and lurk full brackish water where these trees gets their food source through these giant roots, is mind-blowing!

The Black River region is very famous as it was a well known settlement for the Germans when their boats went aground in the early centuries of migration to Jamaica. One known boat the “ Helme” was a profound stature in the black river bay until recently the metals of the ship was scrapped out of the water. Black River town was also ahead of New York City for electricity as well and the Jamaican dollar was also ahead of America as a stronger currency.

The tour is definitely an educational piece and you will be more acquainted with a typical fishing village and how locals survive on the seas & rivers of Jamaica. The Whitehouse fishing village is one of our stops to the black river boat tour and it reinforces the importance of the fishing industry to Jamaica’s economical & social well-being.

WHERE DOES THE TOUR TAKE US?

The pickup starts at 7:30am both from Negril & Montego Bay depending on where you are staying. Travel to Black River Safari and arriving 9:00am which allows you to enjoy the first boat ride before the crowd arrives at 10:00am.

At 10:30am you move on to Appleton Rum Factory ( extra cost) or as per schedule, over to the YS Falls for the most amazing waterfalls in Jamaica. After lunch we travel to reggae horseback and ricks cafe in negril for the sunset.

YS FALLS

This nature based attraction has a seven-tier waterfalls which all cascades into natural pools where families relax and enjoy the cool swimming experience with their kids. The tour starts with a 10 minute gitney-Safari tractor taking you on this magnificent drive, seeing beautiful race horses on this stud farm. Upon reaching the falls you travel through the most fantastic rainforest that everyone finds breathtaking.

 

Board Walk & Chukka Zipline

The falls has a board walk to the top of the falls which makes it much easier to enjoy the scenery without slipping. There are hanging ropes at intervals to swing like “ Jane & Tarzan of the jungle “ falling into a natural pool of your choice. Walking the falls is another fun experience and the photos are majestic. One added bonus is to do the Chukka Zipline over the falls for only a half-price of $40.

appleton rum factory

APPLETON RUM FACTORY TOUR

The Appleton Sugar Estate is Jamaica’s oldest Sugar Estate & distillery in operation crafting this delicious rums with the warmth, passion and unique spirit of Jamaica for over 265 years. This Estate is nestled in the Nassau Valley of St Elizabeth and our famous Cockpit Country where the first production of rum was in 1749.

This authentic Appleton rum is perfected by our Jamaican master blender who is the first woman to be appointed Master Blender in the world. All our rums are produced on the estate and is one of few rums in the world to claim the title of “terroir “-a set of unique weather, soil & geographic demarcations that makes Appleton Rum so unique.

 

If you choose to opt out of the Appleton Rum Factory you will partake in Reggae Horseback Riding instead. You can learn more about reggae horseback riding here.

ricks cafe

SUNSET AT RICKS CAFE

Ricks Cafe is ranked as one of the “Top Ten Bars“ in the World – Ricks Cafe has been around since 1974 and is renowned for the most beautiful sunset in Jamaica. Located at the tip, most westerly end of the island, 60 feet above the negril Cliffs, our world famous Ricks Cafe’ is the perfect way to end your day.

Jumping (optional) from 10, 20 or 30 feet is for visitors while our brave & skill Jamaican divers entertain you with somersaults from 60-100 feet as an amazing pre-show to the majestic sunset just minutes away. Awesome Experience !

Please Note: Guest pays own entrance fees.