Jamaican 'Must Do' Adventures
After working hard during the year, you have to make the best out of your vacation time. Well, you started right by selecting Jamaica as your destination and now on the island, you have many options. Lounge by the pool or beach, participate in water sports and other activities or embark on the many tours, which are offered. There is something available for everybody. So consult your tour representative after browsing through our favorite choices on this page.

WHAT TO DO AROUND THE ISLAND


MONTEGO BAY & SURROUNDINGS

BRACO STABLES BRACO, TRELAWNY

‘Swim ‘n Ride’ combines an equestrian experience with a chance to explore the countryside and the ‘Trail Mix’ tour lets you enjoy Trelawny’s magnificent scenery on foot and bicycle. Available daily: 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Call 954-0185

ROSE HALL GREAT HOUSE, ROSE HALL

A historic tour of the famous 18th century Great House combines history, mystery, suspense and steaming love stories. Daily tours start at 9:15 am. Call 953-2323

RAFTING ON THE GREAT RIVER, GREAT RIVER, ST. JAMES

Romantic rafting trip that allows you to experience true tranquility on this peaceful downstream journey. Open daily 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Call 964-3666

OUTAMENI EXPERIENCE, NEAR FALMOUTH

The cultural experience is a blend of music, art, dance, film, drama and authentic Jamaican cuisine. Open Wed, Thurs, Fri from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sat - Tues groups 50 and over. Call 954-4035

ZIPLINE ADVENTURE TOURS, LETHE

The longest zipline tour on the island begins with a 6x6 Jeep Off Road Safari followed by thrilling glides through the jungle on 4 zip lines onto a 250-foot Jungle Bridge that takes you to the 1,600-foot grand finale zipline. Open daily 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Book 24 hrs in advance. Call 940-7394

CHUKKA CARIBBEAN ADVENTURES, SEVERAL NORTH COAST LOCATIONS

Award winning nature adventure operator offering un-spoilt nature; Zipline Canopy, Horseback Swim, River Tubing, ATV, Dune Buggy, 4x4 Off-road Safari and much more. Open daily 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Good Hope closed Sundays. Call 953-6699

RAFTING ON THE MARTHA BRAE

Experience true tranquility on this 3-mile, romantic bamboo-raft river ride. This very enjoyable and peaceful journey rejuvenates mind, body and spirit. Open daily 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Call 952-0889

NEGRIL & SURROUNDINGS

RICK’S CAFÉ, WEST END Listed as one of the “1,000 places to visit before you die”, sunset watching and cliff jumping at Rick’s Cafe is mandatory. Open daily noon - 10:00 pm. Call 957-0380

DOLPHIN COVE NEGRIL, NEAR LUCEA

This 20 acre property is the largest natural dolphin lagoon in the world. Visitors have the opportunity to interact and "Swim With" dolphins in their natural sea environment. Open 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. Call 974-5335 or 292-4869.

KOOL RUNNINGS WATER PARK, NORMAN MANLEY BOULEVARD

The only state-of-the-art water park in Jamaica with 10 amazing super-sized water slides and a 1/4 mile lazy river. Open Tues to Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. Call 957-5400.

OCHO RIOS & SURROUNDINGS

DOLPHIN COVE, DUNN’S RIVER MAIN ROAD

Captain your own mini-boat or glass bottom kayak, interact and swim with dolphins, sharks and stingrays, and mingle with exotic birds, snakes and iguanas on the Jungle Trail Walk. Open daily 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, first encounter 9:30 am, last 3:15 pm. Call 974-5335

PROSPECT ADVENTURE TOURS, PROSPECT PLANTATION

Enjoy the open-air jitney ride, horseback rides, camel safari, hikes and bicycle tours while you explore the 1000-acres of the Prospect Plantation. Open Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Call 994-1058

DUNN’S RIVER FALLS

Climb the cascading, 600 feet limestone waterfalls of Dunn’s River Falls, the famous film location for movie stars Sean Connery, Ursula Andress and Tom Cruise. Open daily 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Tel: 974-2857

COYABA RIVER GARDEN & MAHOE FALLS, SHAW PARK ESTATE

A spectacular limestone waterfall with views of the coast, water gardens, exquisite Jamaican Spanish architecture, a natural aquarium and a museum of island history. Open daily 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Call 974-6235

BLUE MOUNTAIN BICYCLE TOUR, MAIN STREET

One of the most recommended tours on island, which combines nature, culture and exercise with the beautiful scenery. Visit the highest point of the Blue Mountains accessible by vehicle, before you embark on a thrilling, downhill bicycle ride. Available daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Tel: 974-7075

MYSTIC MOUNTAIN, DUNN’S RIVER MAIN ROAD

The hottest new destination in Ocho Rios. Experience our Sky Explorer, Bobsled, Zipline Tours, Waterslide and Educational Pavilion at Mystic Mountain. Open daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Call 974-3990

FIREFLY, ST. MARY

View a biographical video of Noel Coward's life and achievements, a photographic exhibit of his many celebrated guests, and displays of Sir Noel's paintings and belongings. Mon–Thurs and Sat 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Call 725-0920

SOUTH COAST & SURROUNDINGS

APPLETON ESTATE RUM TOUR, SILOAH

Visit the legendary Distillery nestled in the picturesque Nassau Valley on Jamaica’s South Coast and learn about the historical production of the world famous Appleton Rum. Open Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. Call 963-9215/7

Information subject to change.

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