Treat yourself to an exciting getaway in a tropical paradise by booking Jamaica holidays with your favorite travel agent! Black River is the capital of St. Elizabeth parish in Jamaica's south coast and is a very popular haven for ecological tours owing to the vast swamplands and rivers which snake through the area. Get yourself to discover the beauty of the hidden side of Jamaica by exploring the natural wonders and powdery white sandy beaches of Jamaica's South Coast today.
J. Charles Swaby's - Black River Safari
Discover the beauty of the South Coast with a 1/12 hour boat tour by motor launch up Jamaica's largest navigable river and through what is Jamaica's largest wetland area,
the Black River lower morass. Our basic tour takes you six miles up the river and return, during which a running commentary is given by your captain/ tour guide on both the ecology and a little history of the area. Over 100 species of birds have been recorded in the Black River morass and many are seen during your trip. The endangered American Crocodile (c.actus) inhabits the area and sightings are very very frequent.. The wetland vegetation is of special interest with three species of mangrove, Thatch palms, Royal palms and freshwater swamp forest dominating. A not-to-be-forgotten experience.
YS Falls - Near Black River
YS Falls, a 120-foot (36-meter) cascading waterfall amid 2,000 acres of pasture are located on a privately owned estate, owned by the same family for over a century and where thoroughbred race horses and purebred Jamaica Red cattle are reared.The falls, unlike the Dunn's River Falls, are unspoiled and kept in a natural environment friendly state, the only modifications made are the footpaths along the falls and natural swimming pool. You will be taken to the falls by means of tractor pulled jitney trough the fields.
Black Rivers Architectural Elegance
The Georgian architecture that distinguishes the High Street in the town of Black River is elegantly charming.
And a beautifully restored Georgian- style great house
"The Invercauld Great House" sits on extensive grounds of lush tropical gardens overlooking the shoreline of the Caribbean Sea, near the harbour of the old fishing village.
Idlers Rest Beach Hotel
Idlers' Rest Beach Hotel is located on a secluded beachfront, with lush gardens and a relaxed setting reminiscent of an untouched, “old-time” Jamaica. Its air-conditioned guest rooms are spacious and luxurious, with a rustic decor displaying a palette of vivid colors that allow the visitor to view Black River's golden sunsets and secluded beaches. deal for travelers seeking to escape the hustle & bustle of Jamaica’s North Coast, and who yearn for a throwback to the gentler side of a bygone era.