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 entire sugar cane plantation, sugar factory and rum distillery. Enjoy a 2-hour scenic ride through the hills and country side through rural communities. Sip on complimentary cold bottled water, Red Strip beer or Rum Punch. Tour last 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Appleton Estate is a sugar estate and distillery in Jamaica that has been hand crafting rums since 1749. They produce a wide variety of aged rum, as well as standard gold and white rums. Located in the heart of the country's sugar cane belt, it is the oldest sugar estate and distillery in Jamaica. The estate's sugar cane is harvested by machine as well as the old-fashioned way by men wielding machetes. A visit to this plantation takes you back in time to see the old way of milling the cane for the juice and the old fashioned way of producing rum and sugar, to the modern way of milling cane and producing rums. Visitors get a chance to watch the entire process on a 10-minutes video before embarking on the tour. Sample all the by-products of the sugar cane - the juice, molasses, wet sugar and the many flavors of rums which is the high point for many visitors to the estate. Take this private tour with driver/guide and refreshments!