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Black River, Black River
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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. To visit Black River on your trip to Black River, use our Black River trip itinerary builder.
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  • If u've seen crocodiles before ur want be missing much the tour guide was friendly and gave us a lot of information. After the boat ride we went to what they referred as a baby crocodile nursery where...  more »
  • Boat tour goes down black River and then finishes at crocodile nursery where crocs are kept before they can reinhabit the wild. Captain Roger was fantastic, funny and informative. He got the biggest c...  more »
  • Absolutely worth visiting. Place surrounded by nature, the ascent of this river with crocodiles and all kinds of birds deserves. The food offered is pleasant and the atmosphere is Jamaican.
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