WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT OCHO RIOS

Apart from a booming north coastal tourist town, the town Ocho Rios holds on to a large amount of Jamaica's history.  Before the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1494, Ocho Ríos hosts various beaches which accommodated the Taino Indians in order for them to have easy access to the wide open Caribbean Sea.  These small beach areas combined, made up the small fishing village that was maintained even until long after the arrival of the British in 1655.  Ocho Rios as the name suggests, is a Spanish term which means "Eight Rivers".

This town is located in the parish of Saint Ann on the north coast of Jamaica.  Many believe that Christopher Columbus first set foot on the land in Ocho Rios.  It is also said and strongly maintained that it is Discovery Bay that the former World explorer first landed in Jamaica.  However, the first landing on Jamaica by Christopher Columbus was in the river mouth of Rio Bueno. this river that borders the parishes of Saint Ann and Trelawney.  Although he many spots along the Jamaican coast, it was very long after his arrival that he actually got to Ocho Rios, while travelling eastwards.

At that point, he had counted eight rivers; and so, the village inherited the name, Ocho Rios.  From your place of accommodation in any of Jamaica's resort areas such as KingstonMontego BayNegril, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio or any cruise ship port in Jamaica, you can take a tour with us and learn more from one of our knowledgeable tour guides as they share their wealth of information with you.  If you are doing this tour from Kingston, this tour will take you north of Kingston through the lower and western regions of the Blue Mountains to the north coast.

After entering the north coast, you will be going through several towns, before you arrive in Ocho Rios.  If you are travelling from Falmouth, Montego Bay, Negril or Port Antonio, you will be enthused with the brilliant views of magnificent coastline and local communities which you will be passing through.  On arrival in Ocho, you will be driven first to the Dunns River Falls attraction, which is located west of the town of Ocho Rios.

At Dunns River Falls, you can climb the waterfalls from the beach to the top.  This attraction is known to be the Caribbean's number one selling day tour attraction, surrounded by lush green vegetation.  After enjoying the energizing waters of Dunns River Fall, you will be having a delicious lunch!  If time permits, you can visit another attraction of your choice which is not included in this package before you go shopping.

Activities In Ocho Rios

ON YOUR WAY TO OCHO RIOS

If you book this tour from Kingston, on your way to or from Ocho Rios, you will have great views of the mountains and valleys of central Jamaica.

ALSO A BEAUTIFUL DRIVE ALONG THE COAST

If you book this tour from Port Antonio, you will have gorgeous views of the Caribbean Sea, on your way to and from Ocho Rios.

DUNNS RIVER FALLS

While in Ocho Rios, you will be visiting one of the most visited attractions in the Caribbean, Dunns River Falls. Here you will be able to climb the falls, splash, dash and enjoy the refreshing atmosphere.

JERK CUISINE

After your time at the waterfalls, you will be taken to a top level Jerk Center for lunch.

AUTHENTIC JAMAICAN FOOD

Enjoy real Jamaican food such as; Jerk Chicken or Jerk Pork, backed up with rice and beans cooked in coconut sauce. This dish is commonly called by Jamaicans, rice and peas. Other sides are roasted yellow yam, Cassava and Festivals. Learn more about these on your tour.

BOBSLEIGH OR BOBSLED IN SUNSHINE

Although this attraction is not included in your tour cost, if you want to have an immaculate view of Ocho Rios harbour, and other areas of downtown Ocho Rios, you can have us adding this it to your tour cost.

ANOTHER IMMICULATE VIEW

On your way to the start of your bobsleigh adventure, you will be able to have a magnificent view of downtown Ocho Rios.

WOULD CLASS SHOPPING FACILITIES

Go shopping for gifts such as; liquor, souvenir and other things of interest.

DUTY FREE SHOPPING

Shop for Jewelry, liquor and other items, duty free, is in walking distance from your cruise ship.

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AMENITIES

Cost for this tour includes:-

  • All transportation in regards to this tour.
  • All access fees to attractions/activities listed in this package per person.
  • One lunch per person.

For more information regarding booking and other inquiries, please contact us using the information provided.

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SINGLE PERSON COST

If you are booking this tour as a single person from Kingston, Montego Bay or Port Antonio and want to do this tour privately, or do not mind being alone with your guide, the cost is US$325.00.  Please view your two payment options below:

 

TWO OR MORE PERSONS

If you are booking this tour as a couple, or as a member of a group numbering two (2) or more persons from Kingston, Montego Bay or Port Antonio, the cost is US$195.00 Per person.  Please view your two payment options below: