Rio Bueno is a small town located near the border of Trelawny and St. Ann. The town was the subject of James Bartholomew Kidd's lithographic print of Rio Bueno, in 1835. It is believed that it was here that Christopher Columbus first landed, although Discovery Bay also makes claim to the honor.
Explore the home town Jamaica's first National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey by horseback where you will enjoy scenic views while learning about the Garden Parish. Our gentle horses will take you along the countryside while your guide highlights local villages close by.
Journey into the calm and quiet parish of St Mary to the Rio Nuevo Village. Take a step back in time as you marvel at the beauty of this amazing property. Get engrossed in its rich history as you tour the great house/museum which was once a Spanish fort. Stroll through the gardens and down to the river to embark on your Bamboo Rafting Adventure.
One of the many places whose name still shows remnants of our Spanish influence is the Rio Nuevo. Step aboard a handcrafted 30ft bamboo raft and let us take you down one of Jamaica's famous rivers just steps away from the Rio Nuevo Battle site. In 1658, the largest battle fought on Jamaican soil was between the British & Spaniards. Our knowledgeable raft captains will guide you along the calm, cool waters as you experience why Jamaica is called the land of wood and water.
***Limestone foot massage is available at an additional cost.***
End your day on a high as you journey on your ATV through the meandering tropical forest to the peak of Snow Hill. Explore the hills with your professional guide and navigate the hills to the head of the world-famous Dunn's River Falls. As you weave through the terrains, you can catch glimpses of native birds and fruits.
Before your adventure begins you'll receive a safety briefing from your tour guide with instructions on how to operate your ATV along with your personal safety equipments.
Discover a hidden trail that leads to a secret river where you'll have the opportunity to take a splash while your tour guide assist you with taking pictures. Enjoy a thrilling and adventurous ride that will have you wanting more.
Had a fantastic day with us? Top it off at Scotchies, one of the island's most popular spots, for some authentic Jamaican Jerk chicken, pork, and sausage along with sides, grab a Red Stripe to pair with your meal!