Black River, Black River

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Gently meander through cane fields, navigate around rapids, and drift near the mangrove swamps of Black River. The 53.5 km (33.2 mi) river supports over 100 species of bird, including the locally nicknamed "Jesus bird"--known for its technique of wading that creates the illusion of walking on water. The river's name comes from the dark, glimmering hue of the murky water, a result of thick layers of decomposing vegetation on the riverbed. Take a boat tour along the winding route and keep an eye out for crocodiles gliding through the swampy depths. Don't forget your sunscreen. With our online itinerary creator, Saint Elizabeth Parish attractions like Black River can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Black River cruise ride through the Black River in Jamaica allows to watch various wild life lives on the banks of the river. You can also see crocodiles in the river. The Black river is lined...  more »
  • This was one of the best days of my life. If you are in Jamaica and you don't take this trip or you do it with someone besides Captain Dennis you are just plain stupid! After a great boat trip up...  more »

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