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Gently meander through cane fields, navigate around rapids, and drift near the mangrove swamps of Black River. The 53.5 km (33.2 mi) river supports over 100 species of bird, including the locally nicknamed "Jesus bird"--known for its technique of wading that creates the illusion of walking on water. The river's name comes from the dark, glimmering hue of the murky water, a result of thick layers of decomposing vegetation on the riverbed. Take a boat tour along the winding route and keep an eye out for crocodiles gliding through the swampy depths. Don't forget your sunscreen. With our online itinerary creator, Saint Elizabeth Parish attractions like Black River can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It is a nice relaxing trip. nothing special but when is hot and your on the boat the breeze is nice and cooling down, a lot of birds around and crocodiles- you should enjoy.  more »
  • C is one of the two rivers l where crocodiles in Jamaica. Navigable on a length of a few kilometers a pleasant cruise in the middle of different landscapes. jungle, savanna, swamps will you meet many animals! A definite must!
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  • Located at 1:45 in Negril, it is proposed we cruise on the Black River aboard a pontoon of good size. from the outset we can observe crocodiles and many birds. Once on the River, one of the longest in Jamaica, we can observe the wild side of the country on a multiple meandering River. An output for nature lovers. For admission the cruise could be a little longer.
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