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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.

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Jamaica: Bioluminescent Lagoon Boat Cruise with Transfers

2. 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.

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Bob Marley Nine Mile Tour

3. Bob Marley Nine Mile Tour

Our Bob Marley Reggae adventurous experience takes you on a mystical journey to the birth place and the resting place of the legendary "King of Reggae," Robert Nesta Marley (Bob Marley), who has taken reggae music to the four corners of the world.  This experience will take you on a tour to visit the home, burial ground and the place where the King himself gathered his thoughts for his songs - the rock he meditated on. Get the chance to view many historical artifacts including guitars, awards and photographs. Nine Mile is where Bob Marley’s musical career began and also influenced many of his songs. This experience is out of this world so, try it today!

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Negril: Beach Visit, Times Square, and Sunset at Rick's Café

4. Negril: Beach Visit, Times Square, and Sunset at Rick's Café

Spend a full day taking in the best of Negril: hang out on the beach, browse the shopping center, and go cliff-jumping at Rick's. Start your day with a drive along Jamaica’s beautiful north-western coastline, which takes you past rural villages and the Lucea Harbor, to arrive at Negril’s famous beach. The Seven Mile Beach is a gorgeous stretch of sugar-white sand and bright turquoise water. Here you'll have 3 to 4 hours of free time at the beach to enjoy as you please: go swimming, sunbathing, or visit a beach bar for snacks and drinks. Next, head with your guide to Times Square, a popular Negril shopping center where you can look for souvenirs and gifts at a variety of shops. During your 1 hour here, browse the selection of duty-free goods like jewelry and watches, as well as Jamaican items like rum, coffee, cigars, and textiles. Restaurants and snack bars are also available if you get hungry or thirsty. Finish your Negril experience with a 1-hour stop at Rick’s Café, the area’s iconic bluff-top restaurant where visitors line up to jump from the cliffs into the clear sea below. Take part in the action or just watch—it’s up to you. Purchase an ice-cold beer or a cocktail and settle in to watch the Negril sunset.

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Ocho Rios: Jamaica Bobsled Adventure

5. Ocho Rios: Jamaica Bobsled Adventure

Hold on to your hat: this is one wild ride! From your hotel or cruise terminal you will be transported to Mystic Mountain where you will enjoy a ride inspired by the famous Jamaican bobsled Olympic team. Don't miss out on one of the top attractions in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. You’ll be safely strapped into a custom-designed, high-tech sled and whooshed down a 1000-meter long track installed into the side of the mountain, completely driven by gravity! As you slide through the dense tropical landscape you’ll be able to control the speed with a special handbrake, allowing you to slow down just enough to drink in the wonder of your vacation in a Jamaican rainforest.

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

6. 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, unwind during the comfortable drive back to your hotel or cruise ship with a heart filled with Jamaica.

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From Ocho Rios / Runaway Bay: Day Trip to Dunn's River Falls

7. From Ocho Rios / Runaway Bay: Day Trip to Dunn's River Falls

Climb to the top of the famous Jamaican waterfall with the help of your guide, stopping to take pictures along the way. Feel invigorated as the water from the cascading falls massages your feet. Stay cool during your walk up the giant, terraced steps of the waterfall thanks to the shade provided by the bordering forest. Marvel at the natural rock slides and swimming lagoons of the waterfall that empties directly into the Caribbean Sea.

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Dunn's River Falls Park and Shopping: 6-Hour Tour

8. Dunn's River Falls Park and Shopping: 6-Hour Tour

Dunn's River Falls Park is a popular site for family fun and relaxation, with the 600-foot cascading splendor of the falls the centerpiece of the attraction. You’ll have a chance to explore the park on this 6-hour excursion. If you’d like to climb the falls, you’ll form a human chain with other visitors, and be led by an experienced falls guide. Pause at the area known as the massage parlor, and experience the soothing effects of the water as it cascades to the sea. If you’re not feeling so brave you can live vicariously and watch the activities of the more intrepid from the safety of the terrace or deck. Sun lovers will enjoy some time at the beach, on golden sands lapped by the aquamarine water of the Caribbean Sea. After you're finished exploring the falls area, you’ll head to Ocho Rios town to enjoy some shopping.

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Guided Beach Horseback Riding, Dunn's River Falls & Park

9. Guided Beach Horseback Riding, Dunn's River Falls & Park

Let us pick you up from your cruise ship port or other agreed location and take you for beach horseback ride and a visit to Dunn's River Falls and Park. At the stables, you are suited with a trained and friendly horse that best compliments you. Your trained and competent guide will then guide you through a local village where you can interact with the local people and see Jamaica from a different point of view. The beaches are beautiful and welcoming almost year round, so enjoy the ride along the beach; your guides will gladly take your picture or video to capture this treasured moment. In addition, take a ride through warm Caribbean Sea our horse’s just love the water, and we know you will too. Then, let us head to the world famous 600ft Dunn's River Falls and Park for the experience of a lifetime. After the attractions representatives greet you, you will be led by trained guides to the base of the falls where you will be given facts and suggestions on making the climb to the top of the falls. You will follow a human chain link led by your guide as you skillfully make your way to the top. Stop along the way to enjoy little interesting spots like the little pools for diving, water slides, and caves that are hidden out of sight. When you are finally at the top, reward yourself for the bravery and accomplishment by having your picture taken below the large sign that congratulates you for a hike well done. Afterward, browse the park for souvenir items to take back home, visit the food court for a delicious Jamaican meal, or just wander around the garden that will overwhelm you with its natural beauty and warmth.

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Konoko Falls and Garden Tour

10. Konoko Falls and Garden Tour

Wander through the tropical flora of the gardens, listening to the chirping of exotic birds and admiring beautiful orchids. Stroll beside the river as it flows into serene ponds filled with bright koi, and then make your way up to the waterfall terrace to enter the falls and start your climb. On your guided tour you will clamber up the water-soaked rocks as the falls tumble down around you, and stop at the Maja swimming pool along the way for a quick dip. Keep climbing up until you reach the very top of the falls, where you can take in a sweeping panorama over Ocho Rios and kick back at the Nana natural pool before beginning your descent down the stairs. Grab a bite to eat at the Jerk Pit or a refreshing drink at the bar before heading back to your hotel or cruise ship.

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What people are saying about Ocho Rios

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 5 reviews

We so enjoyed this excursion but what made it all work was our bus driver, Robert! He did a great job taking us to all our excursions! The guide for the falls was excellent as well and we felt so safe climbing the falls!

It was great. Our guide was lit. He was passionate and informative. Seeing bob marley final resting place was very powerful.

we had a really good time. Mark and Jason was great! definitely will use Mark again!!

Picked up on time, well organized. The driver was very friendly and explained a lot.

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