Taste of Jamaica Farm and Garden Tour
Home to Jamaica’s Naturally grown Medicinal herbs
Tour Description and Highlight
- One of a kind garden home to over fifty species of Jamaica’s Naturally Grown Medicinal Herbs.
- Round trip transportation from your Ocho Rios Cruise ship terminal!
- Air-conditioned, fully licensed and insured transportation!
- English speaking certified guides!
- Entrance to the Medicinal Herbal Garden plus taste Jamaican authentic food, fruits grown on the farm – vegetarian/vegan
- Entertainment with Drumming and reggae Music
- Kids will love our farm friendly animals
- Bottled water on the bus
- Cooking Lesson learn to make Jamaican jerk chicken (must be purchase at the garden)
- The farm featured Native Chickens, Rabbit, Goats, mini Coffee Plantation, Vegetable Garden, Ground provision.
- Lots of Jamaica’s Ornamental fruits trees and shrubs.
- Welcome beverages include hot coffee and bread or cold juice.
- Persons with walkers and folding wheelchairs can join this tour.
Immerse yourself in the rural culture and culinary traditions of Jamaica on this half-day tour from Ocho Rios. You’ll get off the beaten path, driving through the lush landscape of Fern Gully and passing through some picturesque local villages. This trip is made easy with a carefully curated itinerary an round-trip transportation, which allows you to focus on the scenery and the experience.
Stop for a Rustic Farm and Garden Tour.
Get a taste of Jamaica during this Farm and food tour to a Herbal Medicinal farm and Garden.
Medicinal Herbal Garden
Studies have shown that Jamaica hosts over 50% of the world’s medicinal herbs, this Tours is offering access to a garden that will display over fifty species of medicinal herbs, offering a unique experience that cannot be found anywhere else on the island. Tour guides on property will enable our guests to learn about the medicinal benefits and uses of each plant.
All our herbs are labelled with local and botanical names where possible. Our guide will introduce you to the herbs and give a short history of the particular plant and their many medicinal uses.
Coffee Farm: Take a walk through our coffee farm while your tour guide talks about the techniques of coffee farming.
Animals: Goats, Chickens, Birds, Rabbits, Butterflies etc. are all found on our farm.
From friendly farm animals to incredible plants you’ll discover something new to learn with each visit.
Trees and Flowers: Ornamental trees and flowers of various types from fruit trees, Coffee trees, and flowers of various types are all found on our farm.
Authentic Jamaican Food:
Our daily Lunch Menu will rotate to include some of the following authentic Jamaican food. Ackee and codfish, steam callaloo, yams, roasted sweet potatoes, rice and peas, festival, roasted breadfruit, curried goat, jerk chicken, Jerk rabbit Etc.
Entertainment: Entertainment will include Music and Drumming, dance to Reggae music and having an Irie time.
Cooking Lesson: Private groups, couples and individuals can purchase our Cooking lessons, learn to make Jamaican Jerk Chicken. This option can be purchased at the garden.
TIMELINE FOR TOUR:
The tour departs Ocho Rios at approx. 10:00 AM
Stopping at the Fern Gully Rainforest at approx. 10:15 for picture taking etc.
Farm and Herbal Garden Stop 10:45
Lunch: Open Buffet between 11:00 and 2:00 PM| Back to the Ship /Hotel 2:30 PM
Shopping can be done after the farm tour and before going back to the ship or Hotel.
Client needs to bring with them: Camera, insect Repellent, Sun Tan Lotion/Oil, wear Comfortable Shoe and Clothes.
Wheelchair accessible: The taste of Jamaica tour can accommodate walkers and folding wheelchairs.
Additional Information: Tour Operate from all Ocho Rios and Runaway Bay Hotels and the Ocho Rios Cruise port.
Client booking from Falmouth Crust port will need to provide transportation.
Restrictions: As this is a food tour, which includes a variety of dishes including fruits and meats, persons who are vegetarian/vegan should state this at the time of booking for special services.
Important: Persons suffering from any form of food allergy, for example, persons who are allergic to fruits, nuts, peppers etc. must inform us at the time of booking.
There is a minimum of 6 persons required for this tour. We will combine passengers to meet the minimum in order to prevent Cancelation. Please take a printed copy of your booking/Prepaid Voucher.