Your transportation will pick you up right outside the cruise pier terminal where your friendly guide will greet you and get your excursion started. Today is the time for some real Appleton Estate Jamaican Rum….aaahhh!!!  World renowned it is and there’s a good reason. Jamaica has some of the best rum in the world.  The Appleton Estate Tour will give you an exclusive tour of an iconic part of Jamaica’s history and rich culture. The Estate is located in Nassau Valley in the parish of St. Elizabeth, on Jamaica’s South Coast. Visit the legendary Appleton Estate rum distillery and discover how our world famous rum has been produced and blended over the centuries. This tour takes you through the inner workings of this centuries old factory for a journey back in time when life was simple and more natural. Many of the old factory machines and processes are still in use today and made for a wonderful and informative heritage tour where you will learn the history of rum in the Caribbean and the process Appleton uses to manufacture world class rum famous around the world as one of the finest. You may also indulge in a bit of rum tasting experiment and get the opportunity to buy this fine product. Then travel along the countryside to the South Coast for an exciting hour and a half boat ride along the Black River, Jamaica's longest navigable river, and explore remote mangrove swamps where you can see crocodile and native species in their natural habitat. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you all about the wild life and flora as well as a little history of the area.