Jamaica is one of those destinations I’d recommend in a heartbeat. I felt so welcome there, The locals are one of the friendliest I’ve come across on my adventures, the weather amazing, the food delicious, and the water pristine. What more could you ask for?
Here are the ten best things to do in Jamaica that will make your trip unforgettable
1. Dunn’s River Falls
Located in Ocho Rios, Dunn’s River Falls is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Jamaica, and climbing up this legendary natural attraction is a must-do on your trip to Jamaica. (See blog post on all you need to know before you go)
2. Glass Bottom Boat Tour
If swimming is not your strong point, Glass bottom boat tour is a great alternative way to see the underwater life, as well as explore the ocean floor. These boats are a great way to get up close and personal with nature on this beautiful island!
You also have the option of snorkeling/diving as part of the tour, so you can choose the option that suits you best.
3. Bamboo Rafting
Bamboo rafting is an experience to add to your bucket list and a great way to enjoy the beautiful Jamaican scenery. The experience usually lasts an hour and you can add a limestone massage to your tour at an additional cost.
4. Catamaran Cruise
A catamaran cruise will have you partying like the Jamaicans while enjoying the beautiful coastline. This party cruise also includes an open bar and DJ on board.
5. Negril Cliffs Tour
Negril Cliffs is a popular tourist attraction in Jamaica, home to some of the best snorkeling and diving in the world. It’s located on the south coast of Jamaica and features a beach and cliff area that offers visitors breathtaking views of its unique ecosystem.
The cliffs offer spectacular views of coral reefs, fish swimming below them, and even whales passing by during their migrations every year! In addition to these natural wonders, there are also many other activities available here including horseback riding tours around this UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as zip line courses (which come highly recommended).
6. Bob Marley Museum
The Bob Marley Museum is located in Kingston, Jamaica. It’s a museum dedicated to the life and work of Bob Marley. The museum has exhibits that explore his history as an artist and musician, as well as artifacts from his collection. There are also interactive areas where you can make your music using instruments from his time on earth.
7. Horse Back Ride and Swim
This memorable Equestrian experience has you touring the countryside and ending up at the shore for a refreshing swim.
8. Blue Hole
Blue Hole is one of the most breathtaking attractions Jamaica has to offer. The Ocho Rios Blue Hole is an excellent attraction for swimmers, hikers, and even divers. The natural pools are made out of limestone and are located in a secluded area known for its stunning waterfalls. It’s called the Blue Hole due to the brightness of the water, one of the bluest you’ll ever see.
Experience tropical Jamaican nature while braving new heights. This activity is bailable at several locations on the island and is a great way to challenge yourself as well as take in breathtaking views from above.
10. Montego Bay Tour
Montego Bay is an attractive and friendly city with a vibrant nightlife scene. The city also houses several museums covering various aspects of Jamaican culture, including one dedicated specifically to its unique cuisine: jerk chicken!
It’s highly recommended that you set aside a few days each to explore the beautiful regions of Jamaica. You can hire a local driver for ease, don’t forget to negotiate on price!