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Holywell Recreation Area’s 5 Walking Trails Have Amazing Biodiversity And Just Enough Difficulty To Make Them Fun

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2 Hours

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Cancellation

Up to 3 days

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Group Size

10 people

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Overview

Taking you through the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park, Holywell Recreation Area’s s five walking trails have amazing biodiversity and just enough difficulty to make them fun.

The Shelter Trail features bromeliads and vines and a mystical view of Portland parish.

The Wag Water Trail follows a steep one way path to a fast flowing stream where crisp, cool waters tumble over rocks.

The Waterfall Trail winds down a mountain slope through a valley of ferns and ends in a 4.5 meter cascading stream with a pool to dip your feet.

The Oatley Mountain Trail takes you to the highest points through stunted Elfin forest, and reveals stunning views of St. Andrew and Portland from three look out points. It winds down through primary forest, rich in ferns, mosses and over 50 species of trees and shrubs.

The Blue Mahoe Trail is named for and lined with Jamaica’s National Tree.  It offers great opportunities to see Jamaica’s National Bird the endemic streamertail humming bird.

Guests should bring water, a light jacket, and footwear and clothing appropriate for active, outdoor activity

Guided trail hikes can be arranged on days and at times desired.
Duration is about 1.5 hours.
Reservations in advance, 72 hours minimum notice preferred. Prepayment of reservations is required.
Cancellation penalties apply.
Tour description and prices current as of: November 7, 2018

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  •  UNESCO World Heritage Site
  •  Opportunity to see Jamaica’s National Tree & National Bird
  •  View endemic trees and beautiful,seasonal flowers
  •  Forest “bathing” hike absorbing the clean, fresh, tree filtered air
  • Cascading streams, and the sight and sound of birds

What you will do

Itenirary
07:00 am
Guided trail hikes can be arranged on days and at times desired.
Duration is about 1.5 hours. 
Reservations in advance, 72 hours minimum notice preferred. Prepayment of reservations is required.
Cancellation penalties apply.

Included/Exclude

  • Ranger Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drink and food

Activity's Location

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FAQs

When and where does the tour start?
This tour starts and end in Holywell. Arriving early gives you a chance to settle and explore the area. You will get to know your guides and fellow Walkbouts. Please be aware that the meeting point is subject to change until your final documents are released
When and where does the tour end?
Your experience will conclude at Holywell. There are no activities planned for the rest of the day so you're free to depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to give yourself time to fully experience the wonders of this iconic location!
Do you arrange transportation?
Transportation to and from kingston is available at a cost. Guests may overnight in the cabins or camping at Holywell Reservations/payment for transportation, cabin rental and campsites may be made via the website.

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