The embarkation area, “Rafter’s Village”, encompasses six acres of beautifully manicured lawns situated on a natural horseshoe island. It offers a fully appointed recreational facility which includes picnic grounds, a full service bar, two souvenir shops, swimming pool and modern restrooms.
Before embarking on the tour, guests can also take a stroll through “Miss Martha’s Herb Garden”, a presentation of Jamaica’s herbs famous for their medicinal and healing properties.
Your journey begins at the spectacular Rafter’s Village, nestled in the picturesque hills of Trelawny just 25 miles from Montego Bay and 40 miles from Ocho Rios. Take a gentle ride on a 30 ft. bamboo raft polled by experienced and licensed captains. Travel along 3 miles of unspoiled paradise (approx. 1 hr.), to a time when sugar was king and rafts transported this precious cargo to merchant ships in the harbour.
The embarkation area “Rafters Village” is a 6 acre recreational facility
which included a picnic ground, full service bar, 2 souvenir shops,
swimming pool and modern restrooms. Guest can also stroll through “Miss Martha’s Herb Garden”, to learn about Jamaica’s famous medicinal and healing herbs. A truly relaxing experience.
Recommended Dress Code: T-shirts, shorts & sneakers
Wise to bring along a bathing suit, sunscreen, camera in waterproof pack.