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Montego Bay Plantation Tour Excursion Reviews

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If you need a break from the beach, visit the manicured plantation grounds in Montego Bay. Taste the local culture, literally-- on many tours, visitors sample honey, sugarcane and pineapple.


1 review

Enjoyed the coffee plantation tour and the meal provided. Very knowledgeable guides. The Blue Mountain Coffee was wonderful and my husband enjoyed the Dolly Parton Mountains. Got some great gifts for the grandchildren from a local craftswomen. Reasonably priced.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines


3 reviews

We thoroughly enjoyed our day at Croyden Plantation, however the trip up and back was harrowing. Our driver seemed to drive very recklessly and we felt like we had barely escaped having several collisions. This may have been due to the short amount of time allowed for the trip but didn't lessen our anxiety.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines


1 review

Great guide on the ride up and back. Learned alot about Jamaica and helped take our minds off of the roads and crazy drivers. The plantation was beautiful and situated in the mountains. Learned much about various plants and trees. Sampled fresh pineapple and other fruit grown there. A good lunch was also provided. I think good value for the money ($69)

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines


4 reviews

We visited the Appleton Rum Estate. The tour guide was wonderful and the Estate tour was informative and fun - and the rum tasting was unlimited! However, it is a two to two and a half hour bus ride from Montego Bay to the distillery, so that's almost five hours of travel time on steep, narrow, sometimes bumpy roads. As much fun as the tour was - you learn a lot about distilling rum - I'm not sure it was worth the travel time.

The Appleton Estate is in a valley surrounded by mountains in the middle of the island, so there probably isn't a good way to get there from either port, which is unfortunate, because it was a very good tour. The included "snack" was a reasonable lunch - chicken and rice with salad. The tasting was at the end - the tour guide put out bottles of rum, reminded people not to overdo it, and left. However, the thought of a two-hour bus ride with a buzz was enough to keep everyone from overdoing it.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

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