Martha Brae Rafting: Visit one of the most picturesque places in Jamaica, “the Land of Wood and Water,” for a unique Jamaican experience. Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast and see the rural lifestyle of Jamaica en route to the Martha Brae rafting village. Picture yourself on a bamboo raft built for two, gliding slowly down a river that meanders gently through whispering groves of bamboo and ferns. Listen to the chatter of birds and the soft chop-chop of the rafts man pole while your raft makes its way past shaded banks and speckled sunlight as the mild river breeze washes over you. You may hear the story of the “Matibereon” as you float along the river, relaxing in an atmosphere of tranquility over the three-mile journey before arriving at the Rafter’s Rest.
Shopping Stop: Time permitting, the tour will include a brief stop at Main Street Jamaica for an island shopping experience. Here you could purchase duty-free Blue Mountain Coffee, Jamaican rums, souvenirs, clothing, ice cream, Scotchies jerk chicken and much more.
Requirements & Restrictions: Maximum weight – 250 lbs. Two persons per raft plus the raft captain. Children under 4 years are not allowed on the raft.
What to Bring: Bug repellent and sunscreen is recommended. As you may get splashed on the river, wear light or fast drying clothing and shoes. Bring cash or credit/debit card for purchases.
Good to Know: It takes approximately 2 minutes to get on a raft so there may be a little delay in getting underway. A life vest is provided and mandatory to wear.