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Martha Brae Bamboo Rafting

Glide down the picturesque Martha Brae River on a 30-foot (9-meter) bamboo raft, which is uniquely Jamaican. Spend the day rafting down this 3-mile (4.8-kilometer) river, learning about Martha Brae’s history and plunging into the warm Jamaican water along the way.


  • No heart problems or any serious medical conditions
  • Meals and drinks are not provided
  • Pregnant travellers aren’t permitted to partake in this tour

The Martha Brae, the island’s most popular rafting destination, lies about three miles inland from Falmouth, the birthplace of one of Jamaica’s past Prime Ministers, Hugh Shearer. It’s only twenty miles from Montego Bay and forty miles from Ocho Rios to go to the attraction. “Rafter’s Village,” the embarkation location, is six acres of finely maintained lawns on a natural horseshoe island. Picnic grounds, a full-service bar, two souvenir stores, a swimming pool, and modern facilities are all part of the recreational facility. Guests can also take a stroll through “Miss Martha’s Herb Garden” before starting the tour, which features a display of Jamaican herbs known for their medicinal and healing characteristics.

A licenced dispatcher supervises the boarding of thirty-foot long bamboo rafts from a concrete pier. The raft ride lasts around an hour and takes place along a three-mile length of the lovely Martha Brae River. Guests can hear about “The Legend of Martha Brae” or go for a thrilling swim once aboard the raft.

Attalia Tours offers exhilarating activities across the island of Jamaica. Our tour operators are intrinsically familiar will the areas they manage, allowing guests to benefit from unique experiences and excursion often not offered by any other tour company on the island. Intereted in booking a tour? Contact us today at +1 876 421 1900.

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