Roaring River, Petersfield

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Roaring River Park is a heritage and nature park near Petersfield, Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica.The park is on the site of the Roaring River Estate which belonged to the Beckford family: Peter Beckford, William Beckford.The Roaring River runs underground, before appearing near to Petersfield, close to the Roaring River Cave, a series of limestone caverns with a small mineral spring inside. The Roaring River Citizens Association, a local community group, looks after the caves and provides guided tours for visitors. There is also a fresh water sinkhole where visitors can swim and a landscaped private garden where visitors are welcome for a contribution.The river provides the parish capital, Savanna-la-Mar, with its water supply and it is the most important source of water in central Westmoreland and the Georges plain.
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  • We went on this tour with our driver, Phillip from Katamah Guest House in Treasure Beach on the way to Negril. The driver knew which tour guide to ask for (can't remember name) and he was really the b...  more »
  • We visited the river and caves as part of a full day out excursion and this was the best part by far.. Our guide Colin was superb and both took care of us and gave us a great insight into the communit...  more »
  • We loved the water, caves and tour, but you need to have someone (a Jamaican) you trust take you there. We had hired a driver and guide for the day that took us there. They knew which guide to ask for...  more »
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