Enchanted Gardens, Aviary and mini falls
The Enchanted Gardens, Bird Aviary, and Waterfall is a 15-acre tropical garden conveniently located in the resort town of Ocho Rios and features 14 cascading waterfalls on the Turtle River which flows through the property. Varieties of indigenous and endangered plants, Exotic birds in a 382,329 cubic feet sized Walk-In-Aviary. To get to certain section of the garden you will have to trod a number steps. This tropical paradise will take your breath away with its rustic charm and natural setting. Bask in the lush tropical foliage, and be Enchanted with a wide range of palms, Heliconias , Lilies , Ferns , Hibiscus Anthuriums , Orchids, Bromeliads, and Fruit trees. Step into a world of tropical splendor, explore the terrain of the Rainforest surrounded by wondrous natural beauty with a wide variety of plants, a Lilly pond, and a Koi pond with different kind of Japanese Koi. The Gardens are dominated by the breath-taking waterfalls on the Turtle River which run south to north throughout the Gardens. Lose yourself amongst our fourteen natural waterfalls with meandering streams and spring-fed pools. Experience a tropical fantasy as you climb the waterfalls. Refresh and revitalize your body in the waterfalls while taking memorable photographs against the majestic backdrop. The Rainforest surrounds the most majestic of the waterfalls and also surrounds the upper steeper portion of the property. The many and famous viewing platforms along the river provide the perfect viewing point to appreciate the plant diversity of the rainforest. Clearly seen along the river walk are the four levels typical of a rainforest, namely, the emergent level, the canopy, the understory and the forest floor, providing fantastic educational opportunity on the world’s imperiled rainforests and what is required to preserve them. The Walk-In-Aviary (382,329 cubic feet) is 140 feet in diameter and 75 feet in height and covers approximately 15,400 square feet of land space and is stocked with colorful tropical birds including some of the 27 species endemic to Jamaica. The Aviary offers a vivid interactive experience for visitors who are permitted, as additional entertainment, to interact and feed the birds. Please bring a towel, wear swimwear under your clothes, closed toe shoes /sneakers / water shoes for the mini falls.