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Things to do in Port Antonio

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

1. 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 Kingston: Private Port Antonio and Reach Falls Tour

2. From Kingston: Private Port Antonio and Reach Falls Tour

Your adventure starts with your pickup at your hotel lobby as you are driven in comfort on a scenic roadway to the beautiful Reach Falls. Have a great day at Reach Falls on the island of Naturally! Discovered by runaway slaves from plantations in the neighbouring parish of St Thomas who sought refuge in the hills of the John Crow mountains. Reach Falls is a luxurious eco-attraction hidden in the Montane Forrest on the John Crow Mountain Range. The attraction offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation, and adventure. Reach Falls is centered on an exotic waterfall cascading down a rock face into an emerald river pool. The lush greenery from the Montane Forrest and the refreshing pool beneath the cascading waterfall promises a memorable experience. Reach Falls offers the opportunity to enjoy the cascading waterfall, a picnic area, and a guided tour upstream the Driver’s River (which feeds the waterfall) featuring a visit inside the legendary underwater cave. 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 returning to your hotel/villa with a heart filled with Jamaica.

From Port Antonio: Flavors of Jamaica Guided Food Tour

3. From Port Antonio: Flavors of Jamaica Guided Food Tour

This Jamaican experience sets off with your pick-up from your hotel as you are driven in comfort to the scenic Prospect Estate in the Parish of St. Mary. After checking in, your first experience takes you on an open-air carriage, where you will be hosted by the friendliest and most knowledgeable staff. Explore the 1,000 acre property full of lush gardens and homegrown local crops and as you wander through the land, be witness to the breathtaking bird aviary, where exotic and local birds fly overhead. Jamaica is home to a variety of exotic flavors and distinct cooking methods, and this culinary experience presents a unique opportunity to get a taste of the island's food culture. You will explore the plantation's vibrant tropical gardens before visiting the Great House, where chef Irie will show you how to cook up a few delicious staples of Jamaican cuisine including jerk chicken, steamed callaloo, and coconut shrimp rundown. After a satisfying lunch that you have prepared, enjoy some sightseeing of the great house before going on a comfortable ride back to your hotel.

From Sangster Airport to Port Antonio: Private Transfer

4. From Sangster Airport to Port Antonio: Private Transfer

Enjoy a safe and reliable private airport transfer between Sangster International Airport and Port Antonio. Choose from a roundtrip service or a 1-way transfer to or from the airport. Be greeted by your driver who will be waiting for you at the arrival hall with a sign displaying your name. Arrive stress-free knowing your driver tracked your flight in case of delay. Save yourself having to carry heavy bags and navigating the public transportation system and take comfort knowing that all vehicles are regularly maintained to high-quality standards.

Journey of the Slaves, British and the Spanish Invaders

5. Journey of the Slaves, British and the Spanish Invaders

Learn about the journey taken by Tainos, African slaves, slave traders, Pirates, British Army and the Spanish Army over 100 years ago. Witness the remains of the brutal slave trade and stand in the location where the fiercest battle was fought. This tour will take you back as far as the 1600s to the present Jamaica. Guests will be exposed to the way of life of the first settlers and see how native Jamaicans presently live. Along the picturesque north coast of Jamaica you will travel to "Fire Fly Look Out," a spot used by the famous Captain Morgan to identify the ships he would later rob in Port Royal. At the Rio Nuevo Battle Site and Museum you will then experience the brutal instruments of slavery, a well as the ruins of a Taino settlement where the fiercest battle between the Spanish and the British in a bid to capture Jamaica occurred. As the journey continues, travel up the rain forest along the parish border to Lodge, a district once known as "Lodge Yard" a slave plantation. Finally, stop in Mile End, a district where all the slaves from Lodge Yard lived, as the tour ends.

From Port Antonio: Bob Marley Museum Guided Tour

6. From Port Antonio: Bob Marley Museum Guided Tour

Enter the Museum and allow us to envelop you with the sights and sounds of Bob, as you take a guided tour of this Jamaican Heritage site. Your friendly, charming and knowledgeable guides will escort you through the grounds, which include the Main House, Exhibition Hall, Theatre, Gift Shop and Café. All the original rooms have been kept as they were when Bob lived here to ensure authenticity. The displays include a life size 3-dimensional hologram of Brother Bob from the One Love Peace Concert in 1978, his Grammy Lifetime Achievement award, his personal Recording Studio, his bedroom, favourite clothing, a vast array of Gold and Platinum Records received from all around the World, as well as the costumes of his back-up singers, the I-Threes. The air conditioned Theatre boasts modern state-of-the-art projection equipment, where live performances of Bob are highlighted to each guided tour, the “One Love Café” serves some of Bob’s favourite recipes and juices, and you will find a variety of Bob Marley souvenir items available at the Bob Marley Gift Shop.

From Port Antonio: Port Royal Heritage Guided Day Trip

7. From Port Antonio: Port Royal Heritage Guided Day Trip

Disaster has befallen this city many times throughout the years. It has been repeatedly ravaged by hurricanes, fires, and earthquakes. The largest of these earthquakes occurred in 1692, sending 90% of the city underwater. Walk and drive through the remains of this once glorious city now a sleepy fishing town. Discover secrets and wonders of the sunken city and explore the remains of the famous forts that were left spared. Hear rumours and tales about the fascinating events which unfolded in this town. Eat the foods that make the town unique. Enjoy the sleepy town and savour the taste of the fish gathered by the fishermen of Port Royal. Get souvenirs to remember this once great city and enjoy the whole of Jamaica with a little touch from El Sol Vida

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