St. James Parish, Jamaica
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  • Chukka Horseback Ride N' Swim: Montego Bay and Negril

    1. Chukka Horseback Ride N' Swim: Montego Bay and Negril

    Experience the beautiful countryside of Jamaica on horseback as your guide tells you about the history and culture of this captivating island. During this 2.5-hour tour, you’ll ride through tropical rainforest and even take your horse on a swim in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. Your adventure begins when you saddle up for the original horseback ride and swim! You will see spectacular views of cliff sides and the Caribbean Sea. On the private beach, experience an unparalleled, exhilarating ride through the warm Caribbean waters. No experience is needed! The well-trained horses and attentive guides will ensure you enjoy the best horseback riding Jamaica has to offer! You’ll learn about Montego Bay, considered to be Jamaica’s “Second City” and the capital of its tourism industry. Experienced guides are ready to provide any assistance that you might need along the way, although the ...

    It was a wonderful adventure, never rode a horse before but out guide was excellent

  • Martha Brae River Rafting Experience

    2. Martha Brae River Rafting Experience

    Raft on the scenic Martha Brae River at a village 3 miles from Falmouth in 6 acres of beautifully manicured lawns on a natural horseshoe island. Experience Jamaica's number 1 rafting attraction, with fully appointed recreational facilities including picnic grounds, a bar, souvenir shops, swimming pool and modern restrooms. Take a stroll through Miss Martha’s Herb Garden before the start of your rafting excursion, and marvel at a presentation of Jamaica’s herbs famous for their medicinal and healing properties. The Martha Brae rafting experience boasts 85 experienced captains and 30-foot long bamboo rafts on which you will take a 3-mile journey along the river in approximately 1 hour. Learn the legend of Martha Brae or enjoy an exhilarating swim.

  • Best of the West: Zip-line, Tubing and Horseback Riding

    3. Best of the West: Zip-line, Tubing and Horseback Riding

    Your friendly guides will share Jamaica’s rich culture throughout your adventure which starts with riding bareback in the warm Caribbean sea. Then travel to Reading Heights for breathtaking views of the West Island and a stop at a charming church steeped in history. The journey continues to a jungle outpost where a tasty Jamaican lunch awaits you. A quick river tube ride leads to the base of a hidden waterfall, where your zip-line and rappelling adventure begin. Brace yourself for the famous inter-parish express, which takes you soaring over the Great River that divides the parishes of Hanover and St. James. Take a short hike back to your tube and float on down the river to the rope swing for one more thrill. 

    Great workers! They really make sure you’re safe at all times & encourage you to have fun! #GoodVibes #GoodEnergy #YEAMON

  • Montego Bay: Reggae Catamaran Cruise With Snorkeling

    4. Montego Bay: Reggae Catamaran Cruise With Snorkeling

    Board an amazing catamaran with fun party vibes at Montego Bay then set sail along the coastline. Along the way, stop at a fantastic snorkeling spot where you can plunge into the refreshing waters and explore the nearby reefs filled with exotic marine life.  After your underwater adventure, climb back onto the boat to enjoy the music and order drinks from the bar. Indulge in delectable appetizers and unlimited exotic cocktails as you admire panoramic views of the coast. Then, for the final stop, head over to the world famous Jimmy Buffett's in Margaritaville where the fun continues. Bounce on water trampolines and splash into the Caribbean Sea as you slip down the 120-foot waterslide. Experience a unique day on this 'club on water' as you feel the pulse of the island and see all the wonders that the Caribbean has to offer.

  • From Montego Bay and Negril: Chukka Zipline Canopy

    5. From Montego Bay and Negril: Chukka Zipline Canopy

    Experience a blood-rushing and breath-taking view of Jamaica's forest wildlife, with this exhilarating series of zipline canopy rides. The tour begins with a complete safety briefing and demonstration of techniques conducted by a certified canopy specialist guides, who will stay with you throughout your adventure. The tour itself will be via a series of decks and platforms, connected by traverses, mounted in the trees of the rainforest. Fly through the forest with this breathtaking zipline canopy tour! Get a new perspective as you explore the heart of Jamaica! Starting in the heart of the jungle, you’ll fly along ziplines and rappel through the rainforest, over river canyons, and across mountains. Hear the rushing waters as you sail over the various rivers. Then enjoy the silence as you glide through a tunnel of tree leaves. It’s the only zipline canopy tour of its kind in Jamaica! Y...

    The guides were amazing and we had a blast! Micah was hysterical and the guys were so funny and took great care of us!

  • Dolphin Cove Negril Full-Day Admission with Dolphin Swim

    6. Dolphin Cove Negril Full-Day Admission with Dolphin Swim

    Enjoy a full day of fun in the sun at Jamaica's number one marine attraction in Negril and swim with a lovable bottlenose dolphin. Your ticket gives you one full day of access to the Dolphin Cove Marine Park at Lucea, Hanover, home to the largest natural dolphin lagoon in the world. During the day, you will get the chance to interact with stingrays, as well as other marine life in the touch-tank. You can even pet the resident camels! Enjoy a thrilling shark show, or sit back and relax in the sun. Your dolphin swim begins with a meet-and-greet with your dolphin, and brief presentation; after which, enter the dolphin’s world and swim for 30 minutes with one of the amazing creatures. Pucker up for a dolphin kiss, or try a little dolphin dance! Your new dolphin friend may even give you a belly ride! Then, sink your toes in the sand of a glistening white beach for the rest of the day, or b...

    The dolphin interaction was amazing but I thought this was a full day experience with stingray interaction, sharks and beach time.

  • Martha Brae River Rafting from Montego Bay

    7. Martha Brae River Rafting from Montego Bay

    Board a 30-foot long bamboo raft and embark on a relaxing journey with a local raftsman as your personal guide. View the magnificent scenery of this lush rainforest river lined with an abundance of tropical vegetation and flowers. Learn about the many uses of the plant life and many interesting facts. River rafting is a relaxing experience that will soothe your senses far from the beaten path.

    Did the rafting trip first thing in the morning! So peaceful/beautiful! Our transportation to the activity was very timely and a quick ride from our hotel. It was nice to beat any crowds

  • Montego Bay: Transfers to Martha Brae River Rafting

    8. Montego Bay: Transfers to Martha Brae River Rafting

    Rafting down the Martha Brae River is an experience not to be missed. With transport to and from this historic river, you can soon embark on a 3-mile journey on bamboo rafts for a relaxing and soothing ride that makes it way through lush Jamaican rainforest. The town on the Martha Brae River was originally a Spanish settlement they called Rio Matibereon. Since the Falmouth Water Company introduced piped water to Falmouth in 1798, the Martha Brae has supplied the township and much of the agricultural area of Trelawny parish with water. This 2-hour river rafting activity is a very safe and pleasant experience. There are no dangerous animals in the water, and the steady current moves you steadily and comfortably along.

    Amazing transportation! Even took us to the ATM multiple times and helped us with our trip. Super quick and friendly! Loved this transfer service from Montego Bay!

  • Jamaica: Dunn’s River Falls and Jungle River Tubing Tour

    9. Jamaica: Dunn’s River Falls and Jungle River Tubing Tour

    Meet your guide at your hotel and drive along scenic roads to the town of Ocho Rios. Enter the natural park and break off into groups, where experienced guides will conduct a brief safety and introductory session before climbing up the falls. Wander through the tropical flora of the park to the famous Dunn’s River Falls, admiring the beautiful scenery.  For those who do not wish to climb, enjoy taking pictures and take in the view from the boardwalk along the falls. After your waterfall experience, stop for lunch at one of Jamaica’s favorite jerk centers. Savor a delicious meal with an ice cold Red Stripe beer or tropical fruit drink. A short drive later, board your tube in the cool waters of the White River. With the assistance of your guide, enjoy the rapids and the calms of the river. Relax and admire the natural beauty as you drift downstream. At the end of your amazing experience,...

  • Montego Bay: Full-Day Speedboat Trip to Negril

    10. Montego Bay: Full-Day Speedboat Trip to Negril

    Ride on a high-speed powerboat along the unspoiled waters of Jamaica’s West Coast. Relax onboard as you soak up the sun and chat with new friends. Admire this area of pristine natural beauty, known for outdoor adventure and impressive scenery. Dive head first from your boat into the crystal clear Caribbean waters to swim and snorkel among the blossoming underwater world. Stop for lunch right on a beach, marvelling at the powdery white sand and blue sea around you. Climb back on board and make your way to the famous 7-Mile Beach, voted "The Caribbean's Best Beach", before heading over to Negril's cliffside sea caves, where you can jump back in the water for some swimming and snorkelling. End this ride of a lifetime with a cliff dive at the world famous Rick's Café, where you can cool off by dangling your toes over the cliffside, sipping on a cold drink, and feeling the warm sensation o...

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What people are saying about St. James Parish, Jamaica

Driver picked us up right on time at the lobby of our hotel, we were only two guests. First Stop Rose Hall Great House. There we had a wonderful privat tour. Next Stop was Montego Bay. Just strolling a bit around. as an extra we booked the luminous Lagoon with this tour. A magnificent experience!

Excellent tour for family fun! We absolutely loved our driver Mr. Claude who treated us with the true loving spirit of Jamaica. The Falls are a great choice for those who would like to explore the natural beauty of Jamaica for the 1st time.

Great workers! They really make sure you’re safe at all times & encourage you to have fun! #GoodVibes #GoodEnergy #YEAMON

It was a wonderful adventure, never rode a horse before but out guide was excellent

Akeem and Gregory were the absolute best. Amazing trip.