This was an excellent tour. A bit of a long way on some very bumpy roads but worth it. The place is lovely and the tour guide was excellent. The tasting of the different rums was not rushed. Stopped at a lovely Jerk Chicken place on the way back to Montego Bay. Driver was really good and told us things along the way.
Laura United Kingdom
This was a great tour!
There were 4 of us on the tour. Our driver was very knowledgeable and kept us informed all day about what we were doing. He gave us lots of history, told us the name of the village/town/parish we were entering, and stopped for rest breaks when we needed them. The visit to Appleton itself was really great, lots of info, and lots of rum tastings. The guides there were fantastic and could answer any question.
Our tour driver took us to a local restaurant on our way back for lunch at our groups request. We had a full day out from 8am to 6pm.
We had a really great day, and I would recommend this tour company.
The drive is a little scary, with the hills and how narrow the roads are however, this tour is so worth it.
The tour guide was so knowledgeable and sweet. Any question you asked was answered and if the answer wasn't known she found out and let you know. The samples of Appleton rum are the small bottles but good. You do get to taste test many varieties. Also, the tour guide could tell you what your favorite rum would be and she was spot on! Great tour!
The experience of travelling the Jamaican counrty side from Montego Bay to Appleton estates was wonderful. The trip was 2.5 hour ride with a 2 hr tour. On the way back we stopped for some autentic jerk chicken and pork with some festival. Avian our driver was awesome, very informative and provided a very relaxing day trip for us.
The tour is interesting and the grounds are beautiful, but you don' see much of the actual production. It is mainly history of how rum was made in the past. Rum tasting is crowed and uncomfortable in a very small room. The ride from Montego Bay to the Appleton Estate is long, rough, and dangerous.
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