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  • Address: Appleton Estate, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica
  • Hours: Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Appleton Estate

Largely regarded as one of Jamaica’s best rum distilleries, Appleton Estate has been producing the liquor since 1749, making it the country’s oldest  sugar cane  estate  and distillery.  With its sprawling sugar cane plantations and modern facilities, the estate covers a vast 11,000-acre plot in the  fertile Nassau  Valley, hemmed in by the Santa Cruz Mountains and  the  Black  River.  Today, the historic  estate produces about 10 million liters of rum per year, including a variety of gold, white and aged rums.

The Appleton Estate is open to the public, and touring the distillery makes for a popular day trip from Negril or Montego  Bay.  As well as tasting an array of different rums, visitors  can gain insight into the traditional distillation methods using  200-year-old  copper  pot stills, try their hand at time-honored  methods of cane-juicing and sugar boiling, visit the barrel houses where the rum is aged and sample fresh sugar cane juice, while learning all about how rum is produced.

Practical Info

The Appleton Estate rum distillery is located in the Nassau Valley, on Jamaica’s South Coast. It is open to the public by guided tour only.

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Black River, YS Falls and Appleton Rum Estate Day Trip from Negril, Negril, null
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Black River, YS Falls and Appleton Rum Estate Day Trip from Negril

4.5 star rating: Recommended 72 Reviews

While Negril’s beaches are undeniably gorgeous, there’s more natural beauty to be found in Jamaica in addition to white-sand shores — discover the delights of ...  Read more

Location: Negril, Jamaica
Duration: 6-8 hours

From USD $89.99
Good Hope Estate Adventure from Montego Bay or Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, Day Cruises
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Good Hope Estate Adventure from Montego Bay or Ocho Rios

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Reviews

Stroll the grounds of the historic, 2,000-acre Good Hope Estate, an 18th-century plantation that is dripping with rustic ambience and history. A guide picks ...  Read more

Location: Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Duration: Varies

From USD $24.99
Appleton Estate Rum Tour from Montego Bay, Montego Bay, Full-day Tours
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Appleton Estate Rum Tour from Montego Bay

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

Enjoy a guided tour of the Appleton Rum Estate, where you’ll sample fresh-pressed cane juice and a range of rum. Learn about the estate’s history through ...  Read more

Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $91.99
Black River Safari, YS Falls and Appleton Rum Factory Tour from Ocho Rios, Ocho Rios, Cultural Tours
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Black River Safari, YS Falls and Appleton Rum Factory Tour from Ocho Rios

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Set out from Ocho Rios to explore the pristine south coast of Jamaica on this exhilarating nature tour that includes visits to the Black River and YS Falls. ...  Read more

Location: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $138.99
Appleton Estate Rum Tour from Negril, Negril, Day Trips
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Appleton Estate Rum Tour from Negril

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Take a break from the beach to see another side of Jamaica on a tour of Appleton Estate, a rum distillery that has been producing high-quality rum for more ...  Read more

Location: Negril, Jamaica
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $107.99
Appleton Rum, YS Falls and Black River Safari Combo Tour from Montego Bay and Grand Palladium, ... 
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Appleton Rum, YS Falls and Black River Safari Combo Tour from Montego Bay and Grand Palladium

Enjoy the best that Jamaica's south coast has to offer with this combo tour including an Appleton Estate Rum Tour, a visit to YS Falls and a Black River Safari ...  Read more

Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $141.50
Private Appleton Estate Rum and Pelican Bar Tour from Montego Bay, Montego Bay, Day Trips
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Private Appleton Estate Rum and Pelican Bar Tour from Montego Bay

Appleton Estate Rum Tour plus the Pelican Bar is an exciting tour package. Take a 2-hour guided tour of the Appleton Estate Rum Factory and then take a trip to ...  Read more

Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $126.00
Private Appleton Estate Rum Tour from Montego Bay, Montego Bay, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Private Appleton Estate Rum Tour from Montego Bay

This exciting tour takes to the Appleton Rum Estate, one of the major sugar and rum producing factory in Jamaica. This tour will give you an overview of the ...  Read more

Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $108.00

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