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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.

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.

Jamaica: YS Falls and Black River Safari Day Tour

3. Jamaica: YS Falls and Black River Safari Day Tour

Experience a different side of Jamaica and discover that the country is so much more than a beach! Begin this full-day tour enjoying a scenic drive through the hills of Jamaica. Continue on through the hills of St. Elizabeth to what seems to be a small shop on the side of a long country road. You’ll board a jitney that will take you through a forest into a landscape of waterfalls surrounded by lush gardens and magnificent trees. There are 7 waterfalls in all, several of which cascade into natural pools. Lifeguards on site will indicate which areas are open for swimming. There is a natural pool that’s fed by underground and above-ground springs that is suitable for children and those not able to swim. Once you leave this tropical oasis your tour continues to the Black River on the south coast. Stop en route for a local Jamaican lunch before boarding the boat for a nature expedition on Jamaica's longest river. As you cruise the Black River, you’ll see native wildlife, including various species of birds and the Jamaican crocodile. At the end of the boat tour you’ll board the bus for the scenic drive back to Jamaica’s north coast.

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.

River Rapids Jungle River Tubing Adventure

5. River Rapids Jungle River Tubing Adventure

Your amazing experience begins with your pick up at your hotel or port, where you are driven in comfort to the River Rapids, located in a mountain valley near the town of Falmouth. As you enter River Rapids, you will be greeted by one of the friendly tour guides and after checking in and putting on your safety gear, you follow your guide across the Irie bridge and along the jungle trail, leading you to the river launch point. After one final check to make sure that everyone is ready, it’s time to jump in your tube and begin your exciting adventure downstream. With the river currents carrying you through the rainforest, you sit back and relax while admiring the scenery of the surrounding landscape. Each lazy section of the river is followed by exciting class 2 rapids, where you can enjoy the faster pace of floating over splashing white water. There is a stop along the way for a chance to swim and try out your Tarzan skills on the rope swing, a popular activity for everyone to enjoy. After a few more rapids the river currents start to slow down and you begin your boat ride (weather permitting) into the Caribbean Sea. Your boat ride takes you to a private beach, where you can enjoy a refreshing drink, take a dip in the sea, and view some of the cool pics taken by one of the photographers.

Jamaica: Bamboo Rafting on the Martha Brae

6. Jamaica: Bamboo Rafting on the Martha Brae

Your excursion will begin at Rafter's Village, a 6-acre (3.6-hectare) town with picnic grounds, a full bar, a swimming pool, restrooms, and a souvenir shop. When you're ready, you can sit back in a relaxing 2-seat bamboo raft and enjoy a tropical rum punch cocktail as you set off down the Martha Brae. Throughout your 1-hour journey, your knowledgeable guide will explain the river's history, legends, and myths. You can soak up the sun and learn about the abundance of wildlife that flock to the river's scenic banks. If you want to cool off throughout your tour, simply jump into the refreshing river water and swim alongside the raft. At the end of your experience, enjoy lunch (meals and drinks not included) at one of Jamaica's jerk restaurants, where you can enjoy a delicious meal with a cold Red Stripe beer or tropical fruit punch before returning to your hotel or the cruise port with a heart filled with Jamaica!

Montego Bay: Luminous Lagoon Night Tour by Boat

7. Montego Bay: Luminous Lagoon Night Tour by Boat

Following pick-up at your hotel in Montego Bay, make your way to Falmouth for the start of a truly amazing adventure. Experience the legendary Luminous Lagoon, and appreciate the magic and beauty of Mother Nature's creation at a unique light show. Stretching along the marshlands of Trelawny, from the small community of Rock to the town of Falmouth, the Luminous Lagoon is a must-see for every visitor to Jamaica. Enjoy a delicious meal and cocktail at the restaurant (own expense) before the natural phenomenon begins. Then take a boat tour out onto the lagoon and marvel as the water is disturbed and organisms begin to glow. See an eerie light show illuminating from the back of the boat and all around from the wake. Witness a miracle of nature for approximately 35-40 minutes. Surrounded by mangroves, the lagoon is home to microscopic organisms that emit a phosphorescent light when agitated. The water glows a beautiful blue and becomes illuminated when these organisms are disturbed. As the fish in the lagoon swim and dart, you can see their outlines as streaks of light shooting around in the darkness. When it rains, the lagoon lights up with the drops of water dancing on the surface for a truly amazing sight! .

From Falmouth: Horseback Ride and Swim Beach Trip

8. From Falmouth: Horseback Ride and Swim Beach Trip

Your Horseback Ride n Swim Adventure starts with your pickup at your hotel lobby or cruise port as you are driven in comfort on a scenic roadway to the Sand N Saddle beach to begin your horseback experience. Your 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 1-hour ride commences from the private and beautiful beach area 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. The trail ride meanders back to the beach area where 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. Your ride concludes with the swimming experience. Lounge with a cool drink from the gazebo and spy on the hummingbirds gossiping with the orchids. On the way back have lunch (meals and drinks not included) at one of Jamaica's famous jerk centres or local eateries, 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!

From Montego Bay: Luminous Lagoon Nighttime Boat Tour

9. From Montego Bay: Luminous Lagoon Nighttime Boat Tour

Experience the magic of Jamaica’s Glistening waters. The luminous lagoon created by fresh water from the Martha Brae River meeting the salt water of the ocean. One of four luminous lagoons in the world – Indonesia, Bahamas, Puerto Rico and Jamaica – Glistening Waters being the brightest of them all. Microorganisms called dinoflagellates, lives in combined fresh and salt water and creates the bioluminescent effect. They shine brightest in warm shallow waters. The lagoon sparkles at night when the water is disturbed. Go ahead and dip your hand or foot in the water and see it light up. Come see the beauty of the water at night. Wear a bathing suit and take a towel to enjoy swimming in the luminescent water once the boat is far out enough. Don’t forget your cameras to take pictures of the luminescent water around you. Watch as your body and swimsuit light up as you move around. Take the entire family for a leisurely swim in the 3-4 feet deep water. Carry an empty bottle to collect water which will continue to glow for a few hours.

From Falmouth/Melia Braco: Kingston Hilite Tour

10. From Falmouth/Melia Braco: Kingston Hilite Tour

Tap out of the tourist hot spots and into Jamaica's capital, Kingston, to visit locally beloved sites that offer insight into the city's unique history. Travel along the coast before turning inland and admire the breathtaking change of scenery before reaching the old capital. This full-day excursion allows you to explore the city's colonial architecture, business, residential communities, and major points of interest such as Beverly Hills, the statue of Bob Marley, National Stadium, National Arena, Emancipation Park, and Devon House. End your tour at the Bob Marley Museum and take an optional tour through the former home and recording studio of the legendary reggae artist. As the day comes to an end, enjoy the journey back to your resort.

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THIS WAS THE BEST ACTIVITY WE BOOKED FOR OUR ENTIRE TRIP IN JAMAICA! you all MUST book this and try it for yourself. The personalized attention that each traveler received was amazing. You get to go through rocks and climb over water falls. take pictures. our guide was awesome. we were group of 8 people. we all got to go together. the river tubing was so much fun. he made us feel safe and also had an adventure of a lifetime.

It was great, such an unique experience and we learn a lot too. The guides and captain were funny, knowledgeable and very helpful. Even if you can't swim, there're lifeguard vest on board that you can wear so you won't miss this one in a lifetime swim. The water is warm, so don't be afraid to go in the water. You should bring a towel, water shoes and your good mood!

Michael was our driver, and he gave us a phenomenal tour as we drove to the lagoon. It was amazing. The colors were super vibrant and we got some great photos! We felt like wizards as we swam around the glowing lagoon.

Driver was fantastic! Tours were fun and exciting. My only issue is that it could have been a little longer.

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