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Bamboo Avenue: Negril Attractions & Sightseeing, Jamaica

Bamboo Avenue

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Often called "Holland Bamboo" is a four-kilometer-long attraction established by the owners of Holland Estate and dates back to the 19th century. Once a popular tourist attraction, the avenue has in recent years lost some of its appeal and much of its luxuriant foliage as a result of man-made and natural disasters.

Bamboo Walks

One of the most photographed places in Jamaica is the 2 ½ mile long Bamboo Avenue located between Middle Quarters and Lacovia. Stands of bamboo growing alongside the road form a green, feathery tunnel that flutters with the slightest breeze.

Most are found in mountain areas where they were established to preserve the dirt roads. They were constructed by placing lengths of bamboo alongside the road. Young shoots sprang up at every joint and they eventually grew to about forty feet high providing shade for the traveler and protecting the road from erosion and the wear and tear of traffic. Bamboo walks can be identified from a distance on the mountain sides where the lighter green color of the bamboo walk zigzags against the darker green of the forested slopes.

Bamboo is regarded as the fastest growing plant in the world and is used in many ways in Jamaica. The species of bamboo grown in Bamboo Avenue is Bambusa vulgaris, which originated in Haiti and is the largest species planted in Jamaica. It is exploited as construction material, including making pig sties and animal enclosures and providing wattle for homes and kitchens, making baskets, furniture and screens.

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Bamboo Avenue Sightseeing Tours and Shore Excursions

YS Falls

Appleton Rum Estate and YS Falls Tour

  • Appleton Rum Estate
  • YS Falls
  • Middle Quarters
  • Bamboo Avenue
  • Optional Lunch

Duration: 5:30 Hours

Booking Enquiry or Call: +1876 771 9612

Black River Safari

Black River Safari and YS Falls Tour

  • Treasure Beach
  • Floyd's Pelican Bar
  • Black River Safari
  • Bamboo Avenue
  • YS Falls
  • Optional Lunch

Duration: 5:30 Hours

Booking Enquiry or Call: +1876 771 9612

Treasure Beach

Black River Safari and Treasure Beach Tour

  • Treasure Beach
  • Floyd's Pelican Bar
  • Black River Safari
  • Bamboo Avenue
  • Optional Lunch

Duration: 5:30 Hours

Booking Enquiry or Call: +1876 771 9612

Accompong Maroon Villag

Maroon Village and Appleton Rum Estate Tour

  • Accompong Maroon Village
  • Appleton Rum Estate
  • Middle Quarters
  • Bamboo Avenue
  • Optional Lunch

Duration: 5:30 Hours

Booking Enquiry or Call: +1876 771 9612

Zipline Canopy Tour

Maroon Village and YS Falls Tour

  • Accompong Maroon Village
  • YS Falls
  • Zipline Canopy Tour
  • Middle Quarters
  • Bamboo Avenue
  • Optional Lunch

Duration: 5:30 Hours

Booking Enquiry or Call: +1876 771 9612

 

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