What to see in Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios Attractions

Ocho Rios is a resort haven with many activities, attractions and excursions to occupy the holidaymakers that flock to its shores.

There is natural splendour galore in the area, with wonderful Caribbean beaches (be sure to visit James Bond Beach!) and some incredible waterfalls, jungle trails, rivers and caves. Some favourites include Dunn's River Falls and the nearby Dolphin Cove, where visitors can enjoy the natural series of waterfalls and pools, and swim with dolphins. The Green Grotto Caves are also very popular and conjure imaginings of the pirates, smugglers and runaway slaves who once utilised them. For thrilling jungle adventures visit the Mystic Mountain Amusement Park for canopy tours of various kinds. And for some fun river tubing venture out to the picturesque White River Valley.

Cultural attractions within Ocho Rios include Columbus Park Museum, a varied and fascinating open-air museum that has a vast collection of cultural and historical exhibits to explore; the Coyaba River Garden and Museum, an interesting history museum located in a gorgeous tropical garden; and the nearby Bob Marley Mausoleum, at the iconic musician's childhood home in Nine Mile Village.

Coyaba River Garden and Museum

The Coyaba River Garden and Museum is a wonderful tourist attraction for those who like to stir some culture into their…

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Dunns River Falls and Dolphin Cove

Just about two miles (3km) west from the centre of Ocho Rios is the popular beach and waterfall attraction of Dunn's…

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Firefly is a cottage located on the cliff above Port Maria, 20 miles (32km) east of Ocho Rios. It was the holiday retreat…

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Green Grotto Caves

The caves are one of Jamaica's most prominent natural attractions. They're located on the island's north coast, between…

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Rain Forest Adventures

Visitors to Jamaica should definitely visit the popular Rain Forest Adventures centre (often called the Mystic Mountain…

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