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Montego Bay: MBJ Airport Tranfers to All Hotels Islandwide

1. Montego Bay: MBJ Airport Tranfers to All Hotels Islandwide

Book this worry-free one-way or round-trip transfer service between the Montego Bay Airport (MBJ) and hotels in any of the major resort towns in Jamaica, including Montego Bay, Negril, Lucea, Ocho Rios, Runaway Bay, Trelawny, and Rosehall. Start your vacation off right without having to negotiate with taxi drivers or arrange your airport transfer. Get to and from your hotel comfortably and with the minimum of fuss and stress. Choose from shared, private, and luxury transportation options. VIP Services Available VIP Arrival Meet and Greet service includes: • Fast-track escorted service through Customs & Immigration • Dedicated seating area while your luggage is being retrieved • Arrivals lounge with complimentary WIFI and snacks and beverages, and private restroom and changing facilities VIP Departure Service includes: • Fast-track privileges through Immigration & Security • Complimentary fresh fruits, pastries, snacks, sandwiches, tapas, and patties • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (hot/cold) • Unlimited WIFI and fully equipped business center • Shower facilities • Free phone calls to US, Canada, and UK landlines

Blue Hole Tour From Ocho Rios

2. Blue Hole Tour From Ocho Rios

Get pickup at your hotel or cruise terminal in a nice air-conditioned van with friend Driver and guides. Take a scenic drive through out town and villages to see our of life. Take I sight seeing drive in the mountains the famous white river then swim in rain forest pools, shower beneath waterfalls, and test your bravery with cliff jumps and a giant Tarzan swing. Enjoy the comfort of a private vehicle, and learn about Jamaican culture and history from a dedicated guide along the way. Private tour from Ocho Rios to the Blue Hole Play in the jungle at a favorite Jamaican natural attraction Swim under a waterfall and splash into natural pools from cliffs and a rope swing Learn about Jamaican culture

Jamaica: Dunn's River Falls, 9 Mile and Optional Lagoon Tour

3. 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

4. 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.

From Ocho Rios: Dunn's River Guided Hike

5. From Ocho Rios: Dunn's River Guided Hike

Discover the beauty of Dunn's River Falls, Jamaica's number 1 attraction, on this tour with a local guide. After getting picked up from your hotel in Ocho Rios, travel to the falls in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle and learn more about the history and traditions of Ocho Rios from your driver. Upon arrival at the falls, enjoy an invigorating hike to the top of the 600-foot-tall cascading waterfall with an experienced local falls guide. When you reach the top, take in the magnificent landscapes and admire the scenic tropical views. Remember to take a picture at the sign for proof that you went and hiked this amazing waterfall. Get dropped off back at your hotel at the end of the hike.

Ocho Rios: Dunn's River Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling

6. Ocho Rios: Dunn's River Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling

All aboard a fantastic catamaran cruise to one of Jamaica's natural treasures, Dunn's River Falls. Enjoy drinks, music, dancing and, a secret-ingredient signature cocktail. Relax as the DJ spins a reggae soundtrack, and the crew plays host on this luxury catamaran adventure. Take in the panoramic views as you sail across crystal, blue waters. Stop to swim and snorkel in the warm ocean, meeting a variety of underwater wildlife. Back on board for another delicious cocktail, as you head toward towards more breathtaking natural beauty.  As a highlight, experience the majesty of Dunn’s River Falls, led by expert guides. Join hands to form a human chain, as you wind your way up the rocky slopes of this 600 foot waterfall. Pose for snapshots amid the luxuriant foliage that lines the sides of the ascending falls. Cascading down from its untainted source high in the mountains, feel refreshed as the water hits your skin.

Private Transfer from Montego Bay to Ocho Rios

7. Private Transfer from Montego Bay to Ocho Rios

Book a private, personalized transportation service in advance that takes you from Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport (MBJ) to your Ocho Rios resort. An arrivals agent will be waiting at the airport, holding a sign with your name on it. You’ll be escorted to an air-conditioned luxury vehicle, waiting on site to take you to your resort. Enjoy a scenic 90-minute drive to the beautiful town of Ocho Rios. Your knowledgeable driver will show you landmarks and tell you about the history of the towns and monuments you pass along the way. On this private transfer, there are no unwanted stops. You’ll be taken directly to your resort or hotel in Ocho Rios. The non-smoking service is available both from and to the airport. When you book your return trip in advance, you’ll be assigned a pick-up time that ensures you reach the airport in plenty of time for your departing flight.

Montego Bay: Airport Transfer to Runaway Bay & Ocho Rios

8. Montego Bay: Airport Transfer to Runaway Bay & Ocho Rios

Start your vacation the minute your foot hits the island. Our driver will be waiting for you when you arrive at the airport. Meet your professional driver-guide outside the arrival lounge of the Donald Sangster International Airport (MBJ). He/she will have a name board and will assist you with your luggage and transfer you privately to your hotel, villa or Airbnb in Ocho Rios. Our driver-guide will assist you with your luggage. Travel in comfort in our air conditioned vehicles to your destination in Ocho Rios. Enjoy the picturesque scenery as you travel along the route to your hotel, villa or Airbnb. Learn about historic points and destination stops in Runaway Bay and Ocho Rios that you should experience while here. Get introduced to Runaway Bay and Ocho Rios attractions, local food spots and more. On the way to your hotel, villa or Airbnb, learn about Jamaica’s history, our music and our culture from your friendly driver-guide. Your driver-guide is knowledgeable and eager to answer questions on things to do while on vacation. Sit back, relax and make the most of your trip while en-route to your hotel.

Dunn's River Falls: Tour from Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios

9. Dunn's River Falls: Tour from Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios

Journey to Dunn’s River Falls along Jamaica’s North Coast. Dunn’s River Falls is one of Jamaica’s most beloved natural attractions, and is known for its lush setting. The area is often referred to as a living phenomenon due to it being continuously rebuilt from sodium and calcium carbonate deposits in the river. Dunn’s River Falls is also one of the only waterfalls on earth that empties straight into the ocean. After you arrive, you will listen to a brief introduction from your guide, before then enjoying 2 hours of free time to experience the falls however you wish. You can put on non-slip water shoes (available for rental if you don’t bring your own) to climb up the 600-foot (180-meter) terraced falls, carefully walking up the "steps" formed by the naturally chiseled rocks. You can also stop along the way to swim in one of the small pools that have formed on the different levels, and as you reach the top, you will be rewarded with a great view. If you’d rather relax, you can hang out on the deck located near the river to admire the falls, or go swimming in the natural lagoon at the bottom. When your time at the falls is up, you can head to a nearby restaurant for a 1-hour lunch break. Once there, you will be free to refuel with a traditional Jamaican jerk meal and can also relax over a beer or rum cocktail if you wish.

From Ocho Rios / Runaway Bay: Day Trip to Dunn's River Falls

10. From Ocho Rios / Runaway Bay: Day Trip to Dunn's River Falls

Climb to the top of the famous Jamaican waterfall with the help of your guide, stopping to take pictures along the way. Feel invigorated as the water from the cascading falls massages your feet. Stay cool during your walk up the giant, terraced steps of the waterfall thanks to the shade provided by the bordering forest. Marvel at the natural rock slides and swimming lagoons of the waterfall that empties directly into the Caribbean Sea.

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What people are saying about Ocho Rios

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 275 reviews

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!

Christina the tour guide was excellent. We enjoyed every bit of this excursion. Be warned that the trip to nine mile was narrow long and bumpy but that was part of the fun. If you’re in doubt about this trip.. don’t be!!

Service is great we bought round-trip and it went smoothly we had no problems

My driver Clifford was an excellent tour guide with a vibrant personality!

Made it very easy to find your bus.. Just book on line to save the hassel