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From Montego Bay: Blue Hole Waterfall Experience

1. From Montego Bay: Blue Hole Waterfall Experience

Journey to the garden parish of St. Ann for the adventure of a lifetime. Blue Hole, located near the world renowned town of Ocho Rios, is a series of sinkholes carved from limestone. The attraction takes its name from the deep azure hue of the water. Take the journey up the windy roads, it maybe tiring but the destination is worth it the ride. Take the entire family to swim in the lagoons or hike the mini falls. There is something for everyone. Take a dive from the cliffs or bridge into the river. Embrace your inner Tarzan and swing from a rope and jump into the river. If jumping into the river is not for you, you may climb down the rocks to get to the river. Walk through the small rainforest to get to the falls. Explore the secret falls or the small caves or relax in the small pools/Jacuzzis and get a wonderful back massage. Take in the beautiful scenery with the explosion of flora as you hike along the river to be covered in clay found along the banks of the river. Unwind and let the clay take your stress away.

Ocho Rios: Dunn's River Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling

2. Ocho Rios: Dunn's River Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling

All aboard a fantastic catamaran cruise to one of Jamaica's natural treasures, Dunn's River Falls. Enjoy drinks, music, dancing and, a secret-ingredient signature cocktail. Relax as the DJ spins a reggae soundtrack, and the crew plays host on this luxury catamaran adventure. Take in the panoramic views as you sail across crystal, blue waters. Stop to swim and snorkel in the warm ocean, meeting a variety of underwater wildlife. Back on board for another delicious cocktail, as you head toward towards more breathtaking natural beauty.  As a highlight, experience the majesty of Dunn’s River Falls, led by expert guides. Join hands to form a human chain, as you wind your way up the rocky slopes of this 600 foot waterfall. Pose for snapshots amid the luxuriant foliage that lines the sides of the ascending falls. Cascading down from its untainted source high in the mountains, feel refreshed as the water hits your skin.

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

3. 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.

Ocho Rios: Blue Hole and Bamboo Blu Beach Club Adventure

4. Ocho Rios: Blue Hole and Bamboo Blu Beach Club Adventure

Your Blue Hole adventure will begin with your pickup at your hotel lobby or the Ocho Rios cruise terminal. From there you will be driven in comfort on a scenic road to the Cascade Rainforest. At the Island Gully Falls and Blue Hole, you will enjoy rustic nature at its best. You will be free to jump, dive, or swing from ropes into the pristine watering hole. you can swim under the waterfall and discover hidden caves, or just sit on a rock and relax under the calming waters of the falls. You can also hike along the stream and discover more pools and waterfalls, or relax on a rock and just absorb the sun’s rays, all while in the capable hands of expert tour guides. Next up it will be time for your Blu Beach experience, a must do for all visitors entering the town of Ocho Rios. Enjoy a scenic ride to the private, white sand, warm, blue waters of Blu Beach. Once there, you can choose from a wide range of beach activities designed for fun and relaxation. At the end of your amazing experience, you will enjoy a comfortable drive back to your hotel or cruise ship with a heart filled with Jamaica!

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

5. 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.

From Ocho Rios: The Blue Hole and Dunn's River Falls Trip

6. From Ocho Rios: The Blue Hole and Dunn's River Falls Trip

our Blue Hole adventure starts with your pickup at your hotel lobby and you are driven in comfort on a scenic roadway to the Cascade Rainforest. At the Island Gully Falls and Blue Hole, you will enjoy rustic nature at its best with your 1-hour guided tour experience. Jump, dive or swing from ropes into the pristine watering hole. Swim under the waterfall and discover hidden caves or just sit on a rock and relax under the calming waters of the falls. Hike along the stream and discover more pools and waterfalls or relax on a rock and just absorb the sun’s rays, all while in the capable hands of expert tour guides. On the way back have lunch (meals and drinks not included) at one of Jamaica's famous jerk centres, enjoying the delicious meal with an ice-cold Red Stripe beer or tropical fruit drinks before heading back to your hotel or cruise ship with a heart filled with Jamaica!

Ocho Rios: Irie Blue Hole and River Tubing Tour

7. Ocho Rios: Irie Blue Hole and River Tubing Tour

Your Blue Hole & Jungle River Tubing adventure starts with your pick up at your hotel lobby or the cruise terminal and you are driven in comfort on a scenic roadway to the Cascade Rainforest just outside the town of Ocho Rios. At the Island Gully Falls and Blue Hole, you will enjoy rustic nature at its best. Jump, dive or swing from ropes into the pristine watering hole. Swim under the waterfall and discover hidden caves or just sit on a rock and relax under the calming waters of the falls. Hike along the stream and discover more pools and waterfalls or relax on a rock and just absorb the sun’s rays, all while in the capable hands of expert tour guides. After a short drive, allow nature to open her arms and embrace you in the cool river waters. After boarding your tube, your well-trained guide will have you laughing while experiencing the rapids and calms of the River. Relax and watch nature unfold the beauty of her flora and fauna as you drift downstream riding your tube through the river's twists, turns and rapids passing over limestone riverbeds and beneath arching bamboo. At the end of your tour, have lunch (meals and drinks not included) at one of Jamaica's famous jerk centres, enjoying the delicious meal with an ice-cold Red Stripe beer or tropical fruit drinks before enjoying a comfortable drive back to your hotel or cruise ship with a heart filled with Jamaica!

Dunn's River Falls & Tubing 5.5-Hour Tour from Falmouth

8. Dunn's River Falls & Tubing 5.5-Hour Tour from Falmouth

Embark on your journey in a clean and air-conditioned coach and see the hands of time rollback as you travel through Falmouth to Ocho Rios. As you travel along the coast you will be introduced to the history and culture of the island. You pass through local communities and see how the locals live as you head towards Calypso Tubing for an interesting and fun ride down the rushing waters of the White River. After Calypso Tubing, the tour continues to Dunn’s River Falls. This 600-foot high cascading waterfall is not to be missed. There is an option to climb the falls or just relax and take in the scenic views. Climbing is a group activity and each group is provided with a knowledgeable and entertaining guide. Be sure to pack comfortable non-skid water shoes to climb the falls. You then head back to the port, stopping for lunch and/or a beach break at a private beach along the way.

From Montego Bay: Dunn’s River Falls Experience

9. From Montego Bay: Dunn’s River Falls Experience

Dunn’s River Fall’s is renowned worldwide. Located on Jamaica’s north coast in the garden parish of St. Ann, the falls is 600ft tall. The falls is continuously regenerating itself from deposits of travertine rocks. A stone’s throw away from the town of Ocho Rios the falls empties into the warm Caribbean Sea. Go picnicking in the Tranquility Garden by the river or spend the day in Central Gardens by the splash pad or the water slide. Be adventurous and climb the 600ft cascading falls. Relax under the falls for an invigorating massage. Climb the falls with the help of tour guides. Take short breaks for photographs & video recordings. Try zip lining over the falls (at your expense) before cooling down at the beach. Have fun lazing on the powdery white sand while gazing at the aquamarine waters of the warm Caribbean Sea. Enjoy mother nature’s gift of bursting tropical foliage – ginger lilies, crotons, ferns, bamboos, orchids, a variety of palms and breadfruit trees. Visit the Adventure Depot or craft market and buy your official Dunn’s River Falls memorabilia. Take a piece of the falls with you.

Montego Bay: Irie Blue Hole, Horseback Ride, and Swim Tour

10. Montego Bay: Irie Blue Hole, Horseback Ride, and Swim Tour

Your Irie Blue Hole and Horseback Ride n Swim Adventure start with your pickup at your hotel lobby terminal as you are driven in comfort on a scenic roadway to the Braco Estate. Your group of experienced guides, who will be with you every step of the way, will provide an introductory session to ensure your safety and full enjoyment of the tour. The ride commences from the Stables and you are taken through the scenic countryside, passing tranquil farmlands of the locals living close by. The friendly and humorous guides give a narration of the scenery and area telling the story of Jamaica. There is even an old abandoned airstrip, which was built during the 2nd World War and was later used for smuggling of marijuana “ganja”. The trail ride meanders down to the north coast shoreline and takes you to a private and beautiful beach area. Here guests are given the opportunity to swim bareback and frolic with the horse in the magnificent Caribbean Sea. The sea is crystal clear and white sands allow for great swimming and picture taking opportunities. The ride concludes by the gardens brimming with pimento trees, bougainvillaea and fishtail palms. Lounge with a cool drink from the gazebo and spy on the hummingbirds gossiping with the orchids. At the end of your ride, you will depart for a short lunch stop (meals and drinks not included), before heading to your final stop that will provide an exhilarating adventure where you can enjoy rustic nature at its best. Jump, dive or swing from ropes into the pristine watering hole. Swim under the waterfall and discover hidden caves or just sit on a rock and relax under the calming waters of the falls. Hike along the stream and discover more pools and waterfalls or relax on a rock and just absorb the sun’s rays, all while in the capable hands of expert tour guides. At the end of your adventure, enjoy a relaxing drive back to your hotel with a heart filled with Jamaica!

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What people are saying about Ocho Rios

Nice tour. Our guide Ilyona was amazing and very informative. Likewise, our driver Devon was very safe and well on the road. It's a long drive from runaway bay, but definitely worth it.

It was super fun! Just wished the snorkeling would have been longer.