Enjoy a Relaxing Day on a Martha Brae River Raft Tour



Looking for something relaxing to do while visiting Sunset at the Palms?

How about a relaxing tour on the Martha Brae River?

The site where you leave from has acres of cut green grass It has picnic grounds where tourists can relax and eat, a full service bar, swimming pool, gift shops, and restrooms. There is a Jamaican Herb Garden where visitors can tour and learn about the herbs. It is called Miss Martha’s Herb Garden. Here visitors learn about the herbs uses in medicine and cooking.

River rafting on Martha Brae River has licensed and experienced captains that make the experience safe and enjoyable. This is one of the most exciting activities that Jamaica offers to tourists. Rafts are made of bamboo and launched from a solid concrete pier. The size of the rafts vary are dispatched by a licensed dispatcher.

Once tourist are on the raft, the tour guide will tell them about the history of the Martha Brae River. They can take a swim in the crystal clear waters.

Most tours include a bus ride to the site or round trip transfer from your hotel. Raft ride the covers three mile on the Martha Brae River and complimentary drinks and some have food. Many tours offer morning or afternoon departure and chance to see local wildlife. Most tours are about 1 to 3 hours.

The tour is relaxing, quiet with a chance to see amazing scenery. Guides often give tourist information on the history of plants and animals. Recommended dress is t-shirts, shorts, and sneakers. Bring along a bathing suit if you want to go swimming during the trip.

There is a legend about Martha Brae that tells of a witch that lived on the banks of the River Matibereon. Spanish seamen hunting for treasure captured the witch believing she would lead them to fortune and riches. The foxy old witch lead them into an cave and then disappeared. When they ran out of the cave the river swallowed them. The witch has changed the course of the river.

Visit our Activities page for more information and book your rafting tour via our  Sunset at the Palms Tour Desk. 

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