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Jamaica: Dunn's River Falls, 9 Mile and Optional Lagoon Tour

1. Jamaica: Dunn's River Falls, 9 Mile and Optional Lagoon Tour

With this excursion, instead of taking 3 days out of your vacation to see all of these popular Jamaican attractions you can visit them all in just 1 day. Climb Dunn’s River Falls. With the help of your guide, you’ll climb 600 feet to the top of this magnificent waterfall that’s tiered like a wedding cake. Stop for a swim in the refreshing rock pools. With the guide’s help, it’s an easy climb that everyone can enjoy. After the falls, you’ll have a tour of the town of Ocho Rios with a stop for souvenir shopping and to enjoy a typical Jamaican lunch. Next, you’ll head off on a drive through small market towns and hills to 9 Mile, the birth and final resting place of reggae superstar Bob Marley. Hear the story of his childhood and rise to stardom. Option Bioluminescent Lagoon Cruise and Dinner As you head back towards the coast you’ll stop at the Joe James Restaurant and Art Gallery. Enjoy Mr. James’s artwork and sit sown for a Jamaican family-style dinner (included). Finish your tour with a visit to the Luminous Lagoon, inhabited by microscopic organisms that emit a phosphorescent light when the water is agitated. Shortly after sunset, you’ll board a boat that takes you across the lagoon. As the water is disturbed, you’ll see the water illuminated behind the boat. Stop to enjoy a swim and watch your body glow. This luminous phenomenon is only seen in 3 locations on the planet.

Montego Bay: Reggae Catamaran Cruise With Snorkeling

2. 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.

Montego Bay: Full-Day Speedboat Trip to Negril

3. 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 of the Sun on your skin before sailing back to Montego Bay.

Montego Bay: Private Bamboo Raft Cruise on the Great River

4. Montego Bay: Private Bamboo Raft Cruise on the Great River

For the ultimate relaxation, go rafting on the Great River in Lethe. Lethe (pronounced Lee-tie by the locals) is nestled in the hills along the banks of the Great River which borders the parishes of Hanover and St. James. Lethe, a former sugar/banana plantation estate now offers river excursions by experienced raft captains. Enjoy the picturesque scenery while rafting on 30ft long bamboo rafts. The rafts take you along the Great River and under the historic bridge at Lethe, built by slave labor over 200 years ago in 1820. Take a dip in the in the river at suitable locations and enjoy the cool waters as you go up and down the river. Purchase jerk chicken and beverages among other things from raft “shops”. These floating shops along the river are provided by ingenious Jamaicans. Get up and dance to the rhythm of the music blaring from the raft “shops”. Enjoy the foot and leg scrubs provided by the raft captains, using limestone found along the river bank. The captains are patient, informative, friendly and polite adding to your overall rafting experience.

Jamaica: YS Falls and Black River Safari Day Tour

5. Jamaica: YS Falls and Black River Safari Day Tour

Experience a different side of Jamaica and discover that the country is so much more than a beach! Begin this full-day tour enjoying a scenic drive through the hills of Jamaica. Continue on through the hills of St. Elizabeth to what seems to be a small shop on the side of a long country road. You’ll board a jitney that will take you through a forest into a landscape of waterfalls surrounded by lush gardens and magnificent trees. There are 7 waterfalls in all, several of which cascade into natural pools. Lifeguards on site will indicate which areas are open for swimming. There is a natural pool that’s fed by underground and above-ground springs that is suitable for children and those not able to swim. Once you leave this tropical oasis your tour continues to the Black River on the south coast. Stop en route for a local Jamaican lunch before boarding the boat for a nature expedition on Jamaica's longest river. As you cruise the Black River, you’ll see native wildlife, including various species of birds and the Jamaican crocodile. At the end of the boat tour you’ll board the bus for the scenic drive back to Jamaica’s north coast.

Jamaica: Bioluminescent Lagoon Boat Cruise with Transfers

6. Jamaica: Bioluminescent Lagoon Boat Cruise with Transfers

Board a boat for a ride on the bioluminescent lagoon to see the illumination of the water that occurs as the boat disturbs the microscopic organisms inhabiting the lagoon. On this boat ride after the sun goes down your boat captain and guide will tell you the story of the lagoon and why it glows. As your boat approaches the center of the lagoon, your captain will tell you about the folklore around swimming in the lagoon. Then you’ll have a chance to slip into the lagoon, which is less than 5 feet deep. As you swim, the water around you will begin to glow. Watch as your hands begin to sparkle as if covered in glitter. After exploring this Jamaican natural wonder, you'll be transferred back to your hotel.

From Montego Bay: Martha Brae River Rafting Private Tour

7. From Montego Bay: Martha Brae River Rafting Private Tour

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.

Jamaica: Black River Safari, YS Falls, and Appleton Rum Tour

8. Jamaica: Black River Safari, YS Falls, and Appleton Rum Tour

This trip takes you to the town of Black River, where you will board a boat before traveling the longest navigable river in Jamaica. The Black River was very essential in the past when the island was a major producer of sugarcane. You will sail through the interior of the rainforest, before traveling through rural villages dotted along the coastline. You will be able to observe as you travel past exotic birds, plants, and wildlife such as the endangered American Crocodiles. There are plenty of crocodiles, so prepare your cameras to take snapshots. Soon you will be able to take a short break and enjoy a traditional Jamaican lunch, before journeying into the western side of the island passing through the historic Bamboo Avenue, a true masterpiece of nature. You will then head over to a nature-based attraction, YS Falls, which will give you the opportunity to explore the amazing waterfalls which are engulfed by lush botanical greenery and magnificent trees. You can change into your swimwear and take a dive into the crisp waterfalls, enjoying the splendor of this 120-foot-high marvel. Next, you can fascinate yourself into the operations of the Appleton Distillery, which has been producing the world-renowned Appleton Rum for decades.

Montego Bay Catamaran Cruise and Snorkeling Tour

9. Montego Bay Catamaran Cruise and Snorkeling Tour

Your cruise and snorkeling experience begins with your pick-up at your hotel lobby and you are driven in comfort to your luxury catamaran. Throughout this tour, you will be able to experience the natural beauty of the Montego Bay coastline, along with the friendly and outgoing crew for a relaxing and adventure-filled sailing excursion. Feel free to bask in the sun on the front nets, which allow you to gently glide in the Caribbean breeze among the warmth of the sun. And while you’re relaxing, the sounds of laughter, reggae and soca music will fill the air. During your sailing adventure, you will be invited to swim and snorkel from the front steps of the catamaran. Your friendly and professional instructors will guide and offer assistance as needed. Your adventure also includes a stop at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville for waterslides and water toys. At the end of what promises to be a memorable experience, enjoy a comfortable drive back to your hotel with a heart filled with Jamaica.

Montego Bay: Reggae Family Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling

10. Montego Bay: Reggae Family Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling

Embark on a fun-filled day as you set sail to one of the island’s best snorkeling spots. Explore an underwater world filled with exotic marine life. On board, you can sit back and relax whilst soaking up the sun with a tropical refreshment. Enjoy tasty snacks as you sail along the coast, accompanied by the best reggae beats. Stop to swim and snorkel in the beautiful Caribbean waters. Embrace a slower pace of life as the DJ spins chilled out reggae tunes and you make your way to an iconic Jamaican spot. Head over to the world famous Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville where the fun continues. Jimmy Buffett's is fun for all the family. Bounce on water trampolines and splash around in the Caribbean Sea. Refresh with an ice-cold drink paired with panoramic views of the Caribbean.

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What people are saying about Montego Bay

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 9 reviews

It was great, such an unique experience and we learn a lot too. The guides and captain were funny, knowledgeable and very helpful. Even if you can't swim, there're lifeguard vest on board that you can wear so you won't miss this one in a lifetime swim. The water is warm, so don't be afraid to go in the water. You should bring a towel, water shoes and your good mood!

Awesome excursion. Highly recommended. Captain and first mate were top notch and the various stops along the way were well worth it.

Driver was fantastic! Tours were fun and exciting. My only issue is that it could have been a little longer.

Great excursion. Party of 4 and we thoroughly enjoyed the trip

Akeem and Gregory were the absolute best. Amazing trip.