Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls, Ocho Rios

#7 of 17 in Parks in Ocho Rios
Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The sounds of trickling waterfalls and bird song fill the air as you walk through Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls, a peaceful botanical retreat. Just a short walk from the center of town, this 10.1 ha (25 ac) garden bursts with over 600 species of luscious plant life. From the top of the gardens, at 274 m (900 ft) above sea level, revel in fantastic views of Ocho Rios before walking down past tropical flowers and the cascading, majestic waterfall. Your entry fee includes a guide who will help identify much of the plant and animal life surrounding you. Our Ocho Rios trip planner makes visiting Shaw Park Gardens & Waterfalls and other Ocho Rios attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Had a personal guide. Stairs to climb but done gradually. Away from the normal tours. A very pleasant place to go.  more »
  • Bijou little gardens that we were guided around by one of the gardeners and close to where we were staying in Ocho Rios. We were the only ones there (me and my son) and other than the gardens the...  more »
  • Beautiful waterfall and some beautiful banyan trees in this tropical little garden. The waterfall is like silk flowing over smooth rocks. Looks like about 10m high in small cascades. The guard and the keepers took $20 from a tourist couple and never gave them a receipt. They also didn't want to give me a receipt for the four of us that went there. No prices upfront to tell you how much it is.
  • The gardens are beautiful and intresting to explore. If you have the time there is a beautiful pool near the bottom of the waterfall that is fed by a spring. Great way to cool off. So remember a swimsuit. If you are on a tour off a cruise ship you probably won't have time.

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