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Mandeville Highlight Tours and Tour Excursion Overview

Mandeville Courthouse

Mandeville Courthouse

The Mandeville Court House was built in 1817. It was constructed in the Jamaica Georgian style with two storeys, the top floor having columns, louvers and sash windows.The court house is actually the oldest building in the Mandeville Square, having been erected only two years after the town had been incorporated in 1815. Slave labour was used in the construction of this bastion of justice. The lower storey was used as the first school house during the early days of the town.

Mandeville Courthouse

Mandeville Town Tour

Mandeville is ideally located to explore the surrounding areas included the Black River, which is 34 miles long and is the longest river in Jamaica. The shrimp caught in the Black River which has made Middle Quarter famous for it's spicy hot peppered shrimps. Mrs. Stephenson's Gardens is a showcase of Jamaican flowers and you can enjoy her award winning orchid lovingly cared for in the greenhouses. Mrs. Stephenson's Garden reputed to be one of the finest in the island. Tours, conducted by the horticulturist herself, can be arranged.

Milk River bath and Spa

Milk River Baths

Milk River Bath is another of Jamaica's great spas. The radioactivity of the water is many times greater than many of the world's famous spas. The origins of the bath is very interesting, rooted in Jamaica's slave history. The story begins with a slave owned by a man named Jonathan Ludford. He was beaten by his master and ran away into the forest. The slave came upon the Milk River Bath and washed his wounds. The bath soothed his wounds and they began to heal. Upon returning to the slave village his slave master agreed not punish him if he told him the location of the spring.

Mrs. Stephenson's Garden

Mrs. Stephenson's Garden

Mrs. Stephenson's Garden is a private garden in the area worth visiting is Mrs. Stephenson's Garden, one of the most beautiful and well maintained in the area. An artist, Carmen Stephenson, still supervises this flamboyant "secret garden" herself. Mrs. Stephenson's Garden reputed to be one of the finest in the island. Tours, conducted by the horticulturist herself, can be arranged. She also runs Stephenson's Flowers shop.

 

Options and Extras (See Tour Options Below)

Bamboo Avenue

Bamboo Avenue

Often called "Holland Bamboo" is a four-kilometer-long attraction established by the owners of Holland Estate and dates back to the 19th century. 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. Bamboo is regarded as the fastest growing plant in the world. The species of bamboo grown in Bamboo Avenue is Bambusa vulgaris.

Middle Quarters

Middle Quarters

Drive through middle quarters and Bamboo and you'll be greeted by the 'swimp ladies' on the roadside. Freshly caught 'swimp' in boiled on wood fires and sold fresh to passing motorist. They are selling succulent cooked and peppered shrimps caught in nearby Black River. Middle Quarters, the only place on the island to get traditional hot pepper shrimp. It is sold by the bag by women who stand on the edge of the road.

YS Falls

YS Falls

There are seven waterfalls, several which cascade into natural pools. Some areas are fairly rocky and do not allow swimming. Lifeguards on site, indicate which areas are for swimming, however, being able to swim is a requirement. There is a natural pool, fed by underground and above ground springs, which is more suitable for children and others unable to swim. If you seek total relaxation, you may choose to spend the day as an observer, immersed in the bounty of nature,surrounded by water, gardens, giant trees and constant surprise of tropical birds.

Ideal for the entire family - Restricted access to wheel chair for outdoor adventures and water activities.

 

What it Includes?

  • Hotels/Villas & Cruise Ship pickup and drop-off
  • Comfortable air condition transportation
  • Entrance Fees to Attractions
  • Local Guide
  • Optional Lunch

 

The Tours

Mandeville Highlight Tour

  • High Mountain Coffee Factory
  • Milk River bath and Spa
  • Mrs. Stephenson's Gardens
  • Optional Manchester Golf Club
  • Optional Lunch

Duration: 6:30 Hours

Booking Enquiry or Call: +1876 771 9612

Mandeville Historic Tour

  • Bloomfield Great House
  • Mandeville Courthouse
  • St. Marks Parish Church
  • Mandeville City
  • Optional Lunch

Duration: 6:30 Hours

Booking Enquiry or Call: +1876 771 9612

 

Duration of the Tours

  • Ocho Rios: 8:00 - 9:30
  • Falmouth: 7:30 - 9:00
  • Montego Bay: 7:30 - 9:30
  • Negril: 6:00 - 7:00
  • Discovery Bay: 7:30 - 9:00
  • Runaway Bay: 7:30 - 9:00
  • Kingston: 8:00 - 10:30

What to Take on your Sightseeing Trip

Getting Wet and Beaches: Sun screen lotion, swim wear, towel, camera and pocket money.

Walking: Dress comfortable for walking, comfortable walking shoes, camera and pocket money.

Climbing Falls: Comfortable sneakers with good grip, beach wear, towel, camera and pocket money.

 

Get Quote: Airport Transfers | Sightseeing Tours | Shore Excursions | Taxi Services

All our Charter Services Operators vehicles are fully air-conditioned 4-7 seater Taxi, 15-30 seater buses and coaches. Luxury Limousine service is also available. All Taxi and Tour drivers are fully trained, licensed and approved by the Jamaica Tourist Board. We offer a 24 hour, seven day a week, private taxi and tour charter service. We go that "Extra Mile" to ensure that you have a rich and enjoyable experience.


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