Tours and Holiday Activities in Jamaica
The highlight of the tour is of course walking through the beautiful mausoleum, Bob's final resting place.
Great House, Martha Brae Rafting and Dunns River Falls
Located in the parish of St James is the Greenwood Great House of Jamaica. The house is a beautiful example of late 18th century architecture found in Jamaica and is one of the only houses to escape unscathed from the slave rebellion of 1831.
You'll also take a trip down the Martha Brae on a bamboo raft as well as pay a visit to the world famous Dunns River Falls.
Your world of fun begins when you depart Montego Bay and make the first stop at Greenwood Great House, one of the finest antique museums in the Caribbean.
Then it is on to Martha Brae River for rafting aboard a 30ft (9 meter) bamboo seat and enjoy the lovely scenery whilst your captain briefs you on the flora and fauna found by the riverside.
The tour continues when you get to explore one of Jamaica's most renowned waterfalls, the Dunns River Falls, where you'll bask in the water that gushes from 600ft. (180 meters) above.
Tour departs from your Montego Bay hotel
Hotel pickup times vary. Your departure time will be advised when you call the tour operator to re-confirm your booking.
Tour - World Travel Award 2007 - Winner for Caribbean's Leading
Nature Adventure Excursion Operator.
You'll be swinging through the trees with the greatest of ease on this adrenaline-charged zipline tour.
Soar from one platform to the next amongst the tree-tops 45 feet (14 meters) above the ground! You'll feel like Tarzan or George of the Jungle as you ride through the canopy with the clear air all around you.
Your journey through nature will be via a series of decks and platforms, connected by traverses, mounted in the trees of the rainforest.
You begin with the complete safety briefing and demonstration of techniques conducted by certified canopy specialist guides who will stay with you throughout your adventure. Then the fun begins with your first traverse as you soar over the Great River.
Your journey continues with eight additional traverses coupled with intermittent nature walks. Each traverse and platform is unique with colorful names such as 'Limestone Cliff', 'Threesome Stop' and the highlight of the tour, the 1000 ft (300 meter) long 'Inter-parish Express'.
You will be given a variety of experiences highlighting the diversity of Jamaica's landscape and history. Hear and see the rushing waters below as you traverse up to 35 miles (55km) an hour across springs, the Great River and a 150 year old dam. This amazing experience of gliding silently through a tunnel of trees is the closest you will ever get to feeling what it's like to be a jungle bird.
Tour commences with pick-up from your Montego Bay or Negril hotel
Departure Times: 10:30 am and 1:30 pm
River Falls and Ocho Rios Shopping Tour
A shopper's paradise and home to the world famous Dunns River Falls, Ocho Rios has become one of the most energetic cities in Jamaica. Leisurely browse through the town's many craft markets before venturing to Dunns River Falls cascading down 600 feet (180 meters) into the sea.
Enjoy a leisurely ride along the scenic north coast to Ocho Rios while passing through the historical town of Falmouth with its Georgian style houses and Columbus park where Christopher Columbus first landed.
Spend the morning rummaging through the town's many shopping arcades and craft markets before enjoying a sumptuous Jamaica lunch (not included in price). Then it's on to the legendary Dunns River Falls. These sparkling waterfalls cascade 600 feet (180 meters) down tiers of smooth staircase which takes you down to the beach and its full facilities.
Take a climb up the falls with the aid of a local guide and take photos against the majestic back-drop.
Tour departs from your Montego Bay hotel
ATV Off-Road Adventure to Sandy Bay or Rosehall - World Travel Award
2007 - Winner for Caribbeans Leading Nature Adventure Excursion Operator.
Weave your way through a working citrus plantation while exploring one of three ATV sites! Try some traditional chicken jerk and sip on an ice cold beer! The perfect Jamaican experience.
Your journey begins with a safety and tour briefing. Helmets on! Before you get ready to roll, you'll get a demonstration and a chance to ride in the practice ring, ensuring that you are ready to hit the rugged terrain.
Depending on which area of Montego Bay or Negril you are staying in, you'll be taken to one of these ATV sites:
Sandy Bay: Enjoy a scenic ride through the rugged terrains from the Blue Hole Estate to the beautiful community of Cascade. Experience a journey on 4 wheel bikes, often reaching heights of 2200 feet (670 meters) above sea level. You'll taste Jamaica's rich culture and heritage as you travel past farming villages, Smithfield, Cascade and an old Presbyterian church. Enjoy nature's natural flora and fauna with many stops for photo opportunities.
Rosehall: First stop is 700 feet (200 meters) above sea level at beautiful Mount Zion. Prepare yourself to discover Montego Bay's best kept secrets, including a glimpse of the late, great, Johnny Cash's home. Take a step back in time as your expert guide gives you the history of the 165 year old church and the quaint little school in the Mount Zion community. Hear about the Rosehall of the present day and how it was revitalized by John Rollins, an American entrepreneur, who fell in love with the island and paved the way for touristic development in the region.
No ATV adventure is complete without tasting some original Jamaican jerk chicken and an ice cold Red Stripe beer or refreshing soda.
Tour commences with pick-up from your Montego Bay, Negril or Ocho Rios hotel
Jungle River Tubing Safari
- World Travel Award 2007 - Winner for Caribbean's Leading Nature
Adventure Excursion Operator.
Enjoy a rough and ready trip in a zebra striped four-wheel drive! You'll head west from Montego Bay/Negril to the islands interior and discover the beauty, culture and history of this amazing country. Complete your tour with a short walk along the river where you can cool off in the natural pools while discovering hidden waterfalls.
This is the only way to see Jamaica's natural beauty and experience her culture, history and diversity. This tour will take you through Jamaica's rugged interior in a Safari-Themed 4X4 Land Rover. You'll be shown the real Jamaica with many pit-stops to highlight Jamaica's local culture including a stop at a former slave hospital converted into a church in 1846. Navigate through Jamaica's rocky terrain with your own personal guide/driver/bartender who will keep you intrigued with many stories and anecdotes about Jamaican life.
To top it all off, you'll take a once in a lifetime river walk through the tropical foliage, discover hidden waterfalls and relax in a slow, flowing natural swimming pool. Hear the birds, feel the natural mineral waters and smell the rainforest.
Tour commences with pickup from your Montego Bay or Negril hotel
Departure Time: 9 am
River Safari from Montego Bay
Black River, the longest river in Jamaica, is a great place to explore remote mangrove swamps and to catch a glimpse of native species such as crocodiles living in their natural habitats. A typical Jamaican lunch is included before a refreshing swim in the YS Falls.
Your air-conditioned bus takes you along Jamaica's beautiful south coast past quaint fishing villages and small towns. En route, your knowledgeable tour guide will highlight all the points of interest.
Upon arriving at Black River, board your boat for an exciting nature expedition along Jamaica's longest river. See native crocodiles in their natural habitat, an abundance of Jamaican birds and local fishermen in their dug out canoes fishing for river shrimp.
Then it's on to YS falls - said by name to be the most beautiful in Jamaica. You can swim and play in the cool, refreshing waters or just relax at the fall's edge.
Tour departs from your Montego Bay hotel
Departure Time: 8:15 am
Tour of Kingston
Visit Kingston, Jamaica's capital. Visit the Bob Marley museum, the University of the West Indies, the Governor General's residence and other fascinating attractions in the financial capital of the West Indies.
Enjoy a scenic ride from Montego Bay to the nation's bustling capital, Kingston. Drive south through the dense tropical splendor of Fern Gully, home of more than 500 species of ferns.
Climb the winding roads to the Hills of Mount Diablo and enjoy a panoramic view of the island's mountainous interior. Then, journey down to Kingston where you'll be given the option of visiting the Bob Marley Museum, the University of the West Indies, the Governor General's residence and other area attractions in this financial capital of the West Indies.
Tour departs from your Montego Bay hotel
Departure Time: 8 am
Return Details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 6 pm
Hall Montego Bay Adventure Tour
Come, see, live, love and laugh captures the true spirit and flavor of Jamaica! Journey into the majestic mountainous countryside, wild flowers, lazy rivers and discover true native living.
Jamaica was thrust out into the Caribbean Sea thirty million years ago and half of it is 1,000 feet above sea level. It truly is a mountainous island of captivating beauty. Discover important historical facts, become familiar with its landmarks and delight yourself in the rich cultural diversity of its people.
Visit the children of a local school as they thrill and delight you with folklore and songs. From the drum beats of Africa to the dwellings of the Arawak Indians, this guided tour is sure to offer intrigue.
Until you've visited this magnificent countryside nestled in the spring hills of a lush nature escape or sampled it's exotic fruits and learned about traditional herbal remedies, you've not yet experienced Jamaica. Now that you've learnt how Jamaicans grow their food and you've sampled local fruits, your taste buds will be tantalized with a lunch fit for a king.
Tour departs from your Montego Bay hotel, Negril hotel or the cruise ship pier
Departure Times: 9 am and 2 pm
Plantation with Jamaican Lunch
Nestled in the foothills of the Catadupa Mountains, Croydon is the birthplace of National Hero Sam Sharpe, the infamous slave leader behind the Jamaican Baptist War slave rebellion.
Sample the plantation's tropical fruits in season and enjoy a delicious Jamaican buffet in the tropical atmosphere of the lush green mountains of St. James.
Tour departs from your Montego Bay hotel at 8 am
Return Details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 2 pm
Ride and Plantation Tour
Prospect Plantation is an agricultural property established in the 18th Century. Take a tractor drawn Jitney and experience a working Jamaican plantation, where you will see bananas, cassava, sugar cane, coffee, various spices and many other crops.
You will see the magnificent White River Gorge - a spectacular view. Jamaica's first hydro-electric power station was built here by Sir Harold Mitchell.
At Sir Harold's Viewpoint the Jitney stops for you to enjoy a cool refreshing drink. From this lookout, the island's north coast and the probable site of Columbus' first view of the island can be seen. On a clear day, Cuba, some 90 miles away to the north, is visible on the horizon. The channel between the two islands was known as the Spanish Main by buccaneers because it was the dominant path taken by ships en route to Spain from Central America.
You will also embark on a Camel Trek around the plantation. Marvel at the stunning scenery and enjoy the unusual experience of riding a camel! You will be amazed at just how high you are on top of a camel.
You will also be taken to other points of interest within Prospect Plantation, such as, the Great House and the surrounding gardens, butterfly aviary, as well as getting the chance to feed the ostriches, pet the camels and see Farmer Joe climb a 30 foot Coconut Tree.
Prospect Plantation is located at Ocho Rios, St. Mary, past White River and across from Couples Sans Souci.
Virtual Tour of Jamaica