Turtle River Falls and Gardens

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Featuring an extensive collection of flower gardens, rain forest exhibits, small ponds, and habitats for birds, the Turtle River Falls and Gardens provide an oasis of nature right in Ocho Rios.

Visitors to Turtle River Falls and Gardens will be able to explore the various plants and features of a tropical rain forest, all while staying within the city. Additionally, the walkway through the forests is perfect for those who want to experience the nature without the full hiking commitment. Though, the most popular activity is probably the waterfall climbing that guests can participate in at the 14 onsite falls. They also have a walk in bird aviary, swimming pool, and Japanese Koi.

If you're planning and event, they host weddings, birthday parties, fun and sports days for companies, banquets and formal dinners.

Turtle River Falls and Gardens


Positioned in the vicinity of Ocho Rios, Turtle River Falls and Gardens welcomes local residents and tourists rooming in this part of Jamaica. But even if you aren't staying in this location, you should think about stopping by to enjoy a great time. If you're curious, Ocho Rios is two miles (three kilometers) to the east-northeast.

Coming out of Fern Gully or coming from St. Mary, at the main intersection with the stop-light go in a westerly direction towards St. Ann's Bay on the Bypass. there is a left turn going uphill on the corner of a closed down restaurant called "Ruins by the Falls", this left turn is Eden Bower Road. They also have a sign at the foot of the hill. Continue up this hill for 30 seconds or 300 yards and you should see them on the left.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of eateries to choose from in the community around Turtle River Falls and Gardens. Evita's Italian Restaurant, which serves Fusion meals, is also the most convenient option for visitors of these gardens. It is just about a half mile away from Turtle River Falls and Gardens, so grab a table and try something off the menu. Ocho Rios Village Jerk Centre and Lobster Dave Seafood are some of the additional restaurant options within reach. At Lobster Dave Seafood you and your companions may try a bit of Caribbean dishes and experience the flavors of Jamaica.

Nearby Attractions

If you'd like to find out more about visiting two botanical gardens, visit Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls, located a few hundred yards to the northwest of this page's attraction. You'll find some additional attractions nearby, including Shaw Park Garden Falls, which is a quarter mile away Ocho Rios. You might also want to think about making the trip to Milford Falls, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Gardens are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

Attractions Near Turtle River Falls and Gardens
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Shaw Park Garden Falls GeoFeature 0.3 mi. (2.9 km) N Ocho Rios
Milford Falls GeoFeature -- -- Ocho Rios
Mahoe Falls GeoFeature 0.5 mi. (3.3 km) S 2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios
Cove Theatre Other Activities/Excursions 0.5 mi. (2.8 km) N Downtown Ocho Rios
Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios -- 1.8 mi. (4.9 km) NW 3.1 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dolphin Discovery Other Attraction 1.9 mi. (5.2 km) NW 3.2 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Falls GeoFeature 1.9 mi. (5.4 km) NW 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Park -- 1.9 mi. (5.4 km) NW 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios

More Information


The park is open 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. everyday except for Sunday.


Admission into the gardens is about $20(USD) per person and half for children eleven and under.

Location: Eden Bower Road, the vicinity of Ocho Rios, Jamaica


(876) 974-5114

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