Entries Tagged as 'chukka'

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Roaring River & Cavenous Caves

Now I don’t want to be pinickety but I am going to be. Roaring river is hardly roaring. And that’s even after a few months of rain. I’d say it’s gushing laudably. The fast-paced flow spins through small bridges and mangroves, along fields and eventually down into the small colourfully-wooden-housed-village below. There was a deep [...]

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Amphibious Adventures

VROOM IT UP! Yeeeha! 3 hours out to sea. Waterproof camera? Check. Life-jacket? Check. Sunglasses (for looking like Miami Vice)? Check. Safety procedure. Check? Ignition key? Check. Snorkle mask, flippers and breathing tube? WHAT?! Yes, yet again, Chukka puts the icing on the cake and adds under-water excavation to what would already be a fun-and-fuel-packed [...]

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Horsing around

Now, I am allergic to horses. It might have something to do with having been kicked-across a field by a stallion at the age of four. And subsequently breaking my right arm. Or perhaps it has something to do with falling off an old nag, only to have it temporarily paralyze my left arm by [...]

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

All 4 one and one 4WD

Attraction: Chukka Cove All Terrain Vehicles Location: There are three options – Montego Bay, Ocho Rios & Negril. We visited the Ocho Rios location for this review. Price: Approx US$75, depending on the length and type of ATV safari Official Website: www.chukkacaribbean.com ‘All terrain’ doesn’t just describe the type of four wheel drive quad bikes [...]

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Canopy Capers

Have you ever wanted to be spiderman? Or how about Jane and Tarzan. Well, if you have – you can live your dreams with a fast and furious flight through Jamaica’s Cranbrook Flower Forest. It was so good that I parked my camera and took to the handycam to make you all a video. See [...]

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

iTube

Today we had a whole raft of fun down The White River. OK, in truth we neither rafted nor saw a white river. Instead we ‘tubed’ down a crisp and fresh green river, running 27 miles from the dizzy heights of the mountains and into Ocho Rios. Our tubing trip took us through 3 miles [...]