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kireland Dec 9th, 2008 11:55 AM

Dunn's River Falls - Must See?
 
My H and I will be in Negril for our honeymoon and we are wondering if we should make a side trip to see Dunn's River Falls? I know it is far away from Negril, so we would probably do this at the end of our trip and tack on a night or two in Ocho Rios so we could see the falls.

I have heard they are beautiful, but are they a must see? Especially if it means leaving Negril (Rock House) a day or two early to fit it in?

I understand there are other falls closer to Negril that might be worth visting instead?

Thanks!!

LindainOhio Dec 9th, 2008 12:41 PM

If I was in Negril, I would not make the trip. We've done the Falls--they are a fun stop if you are on a cruise that stops in Ocho Rios.
I didn't think they were a "must see"

SweeneyBoston Dec 9th, 2008 12:44 PM

Not worth it. It is a tourist trap and certainly not a must see. . .

Weadles Dec 9th, 2008 03:10 PM

I replied to your other post, but no, I would not leave the incredible views etc of The Rock House to go to tourist central, Dunns Falls.

KVR Dec 9th, 2008 03:42 PM

Instead make a day trip to the Mayfield Falls or the YS Falls from Negril. We did both and enjoyed it.

I wouldn't trek 2 hours just to see Dunn's River Falls. In the event you plan a vacation and stay in the area of Ocho Rios, then I would put it on my to-see list at that time.

SassTraveler Dec 11th, 2008 10:57 PM

Skip it. Tourist trap. Not a wow. Besides you can't see it because of the swarm of people around it.

Barbara1 Dec 12th, 2008 11:12 AM

I second Mayfield Falls. Just got back from Jamaica and doing that and it was fabulous!

caribtraveler Dec 12th, 2008 12:10 PM

We did YS Falls when were in Negril and enjoyed it very much. There are various day trips you can do in Jamaica. We did 3 of them and used Talk of The Town Tours. They were wonderful. Our favorite day trip was the wild dolphins and the Pelican Bar. Take a look at our report and maybe it can help you decide what you'd like to do: http://www.nbptravel.com/Jamaica.html


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