Enchanted Gardens, Bird Aviary and Mini Waterfall from Falmouth

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Mini Waterfall, Enchanted Gardens & Bird Aviary Day Trip

The Enchanted Gardens, Bird Aviary, and Waterfall is a 15-acre tropical garden conveniently located in the resort town of Ocho Rios and features 14 cascading waterfalls on the Turtle River which flows through the property.

During your approximately 70 minute guided walk through the property, your guide will point out the varieties of indigenous and endangered plants such as a wide range of palms, Heliconias, Lilies, Ferns, Hibiscus, Anthuriums, Orchids, Bromeliads and tropical Fruit trees. This tropical paradise will take your breath away with its rustic charm and natural setting. As you transverse the paths that criss cross this hillside local, you will also have the opportunity to see a Lilly pond, and a Koi pond with different kind of Japanese Koi.

The Gardens are dominated by the breath-taking waterfalls. Lose yourself amongst our fourteen natural waterfalls with meandering streams and spring-fed pools. The Rainforest surrounds the most majestic of the waterfalls and also surrounds the upper steeper portion of the property. The many and famous viewing platforms along the river provide the perfect viewing point to appreciate the plant diversity of the rainforest.

Clearly seen along the river walk are the four levels typical of a rainforest, namely, the emergent level, the canopy, the understory and the forest floor, providing fantastic educational opportunity on the world's imperiled rainforests and what is required to preserve them.

The Walk-In-Aviary is 140 feet in diameter and 75 feet in height (382,329 cubic feet) covers approximately 15,400 square feet of land and is stocked with colorful tropical birds including some of the 27 species endemic to Jamaica.

After the guided portion of the tour, you will have approximately 60 minutes of free time to explore further on your own. The Aviary offers a vivid interactive experience for visitors who are permitted, as additional entertainment, to interact and feed the birds. For the more adventurous, you can climb the falls and refresh and revitalize your body in their rushing waters while taking memorable photographs against the majestic backdrop.

Next, you travel on to Ocho Rios where you can be let off in town to do some shopping or be dropped back at the cruise pier or your hotel. Guests ending their Falmouth port tour in town are responsible for their transportation back to their hotel or cruise ship.

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3 Hours 30 minutes
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Ship Pier
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Not included
For guests wishing to get into the river, we recommend wearing your bathing suit under comfortable clothing and sensible walking shoes are recommended. A towel, sun glasses and sunscreen are also suggested. For guests wishing to climb, a second set of sneakers that will get wet or aqua slippers are highly suggested. There are no lockers or shoe rentals at the gardens.
Minimum age is 4 yo. Guests must be able to walk over paved, gravel and packed dirt surfaces, many are uneven and / or on inclines. There are several sets of steps.Children under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 29 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsWaterfallsJanuary 01, 2018

Reviewer: Roger Holcombe
This was one of our favorite excursions we have ever taken

4 StarsEnchanted GardensDecember 01, 2017

Reviewer: Peggy Novak
The Gardens and Aviary were lovely. The guide couldn't have been kinder in helping us take our time with our 80 year old parents who were along for the journey. This was a great day in Jamaica.

5 Starsenchanted gardens bird averyNovember 06, 2017

Reviewer: david
loved the excursion

4 StarsEnchanted Gardens September 08, 2017

Reviewer: Ron Gordon
We enjoyed our guide from the ship to the gardens and back. She provided interesting information about Jamaica and Falmouth city. The gardens and waterfalls were beautiful and our guide at the gardens was knowledgeable and interesting. The gardens do need some attention for maintenance. The aviary should not be mentioned as part of the attraction since it was small and housed few exotic birds and almost as many chickens. We did enjoy the tour and the cost was appropriate to the excursion.

5 StarsGreat personel running this tourJuly 26, 2017

Reviewer: Kelly Ford
We had an amazing day trip to the Enchanted Gardens. Our Guides Trisha and Radcliffe were full of fun info and even got us some Jerk Chicken on the way back to the ship.

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