13 Jul 10 Tours Offered by Island Routes Tours in Jamaica
Our experienced travel agents trust Island Routes Caribbean Adventures to deliver a great experience and a wide variety of tours for our clients. We book our clients with Island Routes because they take you beyond the resort and into the heart of Jamaica. In addition, Island Routes has received the World Travel Award for “World’s Leading Caribbean Attraction Company” four years in a row. Keep reading to find out which Island Routes tours we recommend for a trip to Jamaica.
1. Bamboo River Rafting
Bamboo River Rafting is a truly authentic Jamaican experience. Prepare to board a 30-ft bamboo raft with your captain and cruise through you the Martha Brae River. You will see untouched rainforests at Jamaica Swamp Safari Village where you will get an up-close encounter with crocodiles! You will also be introduced to other exotic animals including the Jamaican Boa Constrictor, the gray fox, and capuchin monkeys. Don’t leave without checking out the ‘Kanaga’ House where James Bond filmed the famous croc-jumping scene in Live and Let Die in 1972.
2. Discover YS Falls
YS Falls is an example of Jamaica’s insane beauty. Located on the South Coast of Jamaica, YS Falls has seven waterfalls that plunge into natural pools, surrounded by lush unspoiled gardens. Your YS Falls tour starts with a short open air jitney ride through the Jamaican countryside. Once you arrive, make your way along wooden walkways to the top of the falls where you can enjoy a dip in the natural pools.
3. Dunn’s River Falls
Dunn’s River Falls is another Jamaican gem worth seeing, located in Ocho Rios. During the tour, you will experience being part of a human chain as you ascend the slopes of this 600 foot waterfall. Once at the top, soak in the lagoons full of pure waters flowing directly from the mountains. Island Routes also offers many combo packages for Dunn’s River. When you book the Dolphin Swim & Dunn’s River Falls Combo, you will learn about these unique animals and even get the chance to “ride” a dolphin. This package also includes unlimited mini-boat rides, glass-bottom kayaking, and swimming with stingrays! If you are looking for a bit more excitement, book the Jamaica Sky Explorer & Dunn’s River Falls Combo. With this excursion, board the Rainforest Sky Explorer that takes you 700 ft above the tree tops to the peak of Mystic Mountain before taking in the majestic Dunn’s River Falls.
4. Rick’s Cafe Experience
Rick’s Cafe cannot be missed if you are traveling near Negril. Island Routes can get you there! With tours timed perfectly for watching the unbelievable sunset, you will not regret visiting this infamous attraction. You can also expect to see professional cliff divers, and you can participate in the cliff diving yourself if you are brave enough! You will not be surprised that Rick’s Cafe was voted one of the ten best bars in the world by Caribbean Travel & Life Magazine.
5. Jamaica Bobsled, Skyride & Zipline Adventure Tour
This triple-threat Jamaica excursion combines three tours in one. Ride the Rainforest Sky Explorer 700 feet above the trees, then hop aboard Bobsled Jamaica as it speeds along stainless steel rails on a 1,000-meter gravity-driven thrill ride through the forest. Your excursion ends with a zipline over the tropical rainforest. Faint of heart need not apply!
6. The River Bumpkin Farm
Island Routes offers a variety of eco-excursions at The River Bumpkin Farm in the heart of the Trelawny forests. With everything from river tubing and kayaking down to guided bicycle tours, this is the perfect place to take your family if you are looking for a break from the beach. The bicycle tour takes you past cascading waterfalls along the Martha Brae River, as well as ancient ruins including a once-working aqueduct, a mill house, and a former distilling house.
7. River Tubing and Blue Hole
Blue Hole is a spectacular natural wonder located in Ocho Rios. Let Island Routes’ experienced guides take you through a relaxing three mile journey on the White River that will lead you to the Blue Hole. Along these three miles you will spot a 17th century Spanish Bridge and a historic coconut plantation. Once at your destination, climb the waterfalls, jump off the rocks into natural swimming pools – or use the rope swing – and explore hidden underwater caves.
8. Ultimate Prospect Adventure
This Island Routes tour includes a day full of activities at one of Jamaica’s oldest estates,Prospect Plantation. The tour begins with an open air jitney ride with stunning views of the Jamaican countryside. Once you arrive, choose from a variety of activities including a dune buggy or camel ride. You can even prepare your own authentic Jamaican cuisine on the balcony of the beautiful Great House. After a buffet lunch and open bar, stroll through the aviary and feed the birds.
9. Hampden Estate Rum Tour
Your Island Routes guide will take you through this old world distillery established in the 1750’s. At the Hampden Estate you will learn the centuries-old rum making process as well as the history of the estate. After the distillery tour, sample the award winning rum – we recommend Rum Fire and Hampden Estate Gold. Lunch is served after the rum tasting, and you can pick up a bottle of your favorite at the gift shop.
10. Horse Back Ride and Swim
This Horse Back Ride and Swim tour allows you to explore the Jamaican countryside on horseback. You will ride along Papilion Cove, which you may recognize from many TV shows and movies in the 80’s. You will also ride through two of Jamaica’s oldest estates, Richmond and Llandovery. And of course, this tour would not be complete without riding your horse right into the Caribbean Sea!
With so many resorts to choose from, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Get in touch with an Enchanted Honeymoons travel agent today about all-inclusive packages in Jamaica! You can also reach us by phone at 402-281-3022.