We made an appointment via email the day before we wanted to go and heard back a couple hours later which was perfect. From Bloody Bay resort area we arrived in about 20-25 min. There is a doorbell to ring to be let in, but our taxi driver Sinclaire knew exactly what to do already. The garden has several places to wander and about 3 to sit. There are a variety of plants and flowers to help attract the hummingbirds. During 45 min we were able to feed the hummingbirds about 7 or 8 times and check out some other birds and lizards. We were given a very brief tour of the area before being left to do our own thing. It was totally worth a visit, and we went in around 11am before it was too hot.
Very disappointed. Contacted Barney and arranged for a hotel pickup for 4 people with the time and charge. Barney's confirmed the reservation, pick up, and time yesterday. After waiting1/2 hour called and was told pickup would be there directly. Waited another 1/2 hour called again and then was told 'we have no drivers'. So this might be a good place if you make your own arrangements. But right now it sucks that we wasted time last week and vacation time today.
Very friendly and helpful staff. The humming birds are quite beautiful and a joy to feed. The garden is very small and unsuitable for disabled as it is not level and walkways are narrow. Toilet was filthy and a no go area. We managed to feed the birds, but a following group had little joy as the birds were already full from our bottles. Expensive for a 30 minute experience. There were only about 4 birds that fed from the bottle, the smaller birds kept a good distance. Although there are many negatives it's still worth going as this is a unique experience. I have some amazing slowed down video but i am unable to add them to this review.
Really beautiful birds. Dont expect that it would be easy to find them, but it is worthy to try
Beautiful garden in the West End of Negril, we were the first visitors on site and it was very quiet, a great start to the day. Barney was a great host as was the guide in the garden who was very knowledgeable on the plant species. We got a chance to feed the birds before other guests arrived. Spent about an hour there before leaving as it started to get a bit busy. If I visit Negril again I would visit but would definitely want to be there as early.
Lovely place. The birds are amazing. Barney is a lovely man too.
This is a fantastic place hidden away up a back street! Get up close with the humming birds and see them feed from your hand. Highly recommended!
It is a beautiful place well decorated with eye catching flowers of different colors. where you can enjoy the natural scenery of the humming birds feeding
Off the beaten track but well worth the effort to visit. We were blown away by the tiny Birds which we were able to feed by hand and the amazing Plants and Flowers. A small family run operation but very friendly and no more than 6 people are admitted st a time (by appointment/booking) which prevents the Birds being frightened and overfed. Just my Wife and myself visited today and as far as we are concerned it is the highlight of our first holiday in Jamaica. Don’t be put off by moaning American reviews, they think the World should revolve around them, we have seen plenty or rude, whinging ones here, instead of going with the flow and enjoying the Island experience they want it to be like Disney World.Thank you so much for sharing this special experience with 2 people from the NW of England.
Went to Barney’s last summer with my wife. Truly an unforgettable experience. Barney was so kind and helpful. My wife and I still talk about how much fun we had. Completely worth the trip. Most resorts know Barney’s and can get you there and back with ease.
If you are a bird watcher, this is a must see place in Jamaica! You get to hand feed beautiful hummers and they get right up close to you. For what you get, the entrance fee is not bad, and I’m sure it goes towards keeping up the garden. All in all, this was one of my favorite activities that we did during our stay.