Ocho Rios (Spanish for “Eight Rivers”) is a town in the parish of Saint Ann on the north coast of Jamaica. Although Christopher Columbus anchor at many spots along the Jamaican coast, many believe that Christopher Columbus first set foot on land in Ocho Rios. Just outside the city, travelers and residents can visit Columbus Park, where Columbus supposedly first came on land, and see maritime artifacts and Spanish colonial buildings.
It was once a fishing village but now caters to tourists. It is a port of call for cruise ships as well as for cargo ships loading sugar, limestone, and in the past, bauxite. Ocho Rios is now one of Jamaica’s most popular tourist resorts. The attractions vary, their spec-articular waterfalls, the most famous being the Dunn’s River, lovely beaches, breath-taking tropical gardens and working plantations, Scuba diving, horseback riding and other water sports are offered in the town’s vicinity as well as Tennis and Golfing.
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Dunn’s River Falls and River Tubing is a great way to start your vacation excitement. This tour allows you to enjoy Jamaica’s most amazing natural fresh water attractions and amazing cascading falls. We will pick you up directly from your hotel or cruise ship port to start your journey to an amazing tour you will never forget.
First we would stop at Dunn’s River where you can climb the falls under supervision of a tour guide or you can walk along the side if climbing is too much for you. Time at the Falls is about 1 hour and 25mins, this make way for time to do some shopping, lunch and beach.
Next stop is River Tubing Adventure. Guided by two guides for each small group. At halfway there is the opportunity to do a 20 ft Cliff plunge into the river. After river tubing adventure we can make a stop at Island Village and From shop at Jimmy Buffet’s famous Margaritaville Bar and Restaurant.