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Top 5 Adventurous Activities in Montego Bay

Planning your trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica wouldn’t be complete without a little adrenaline! We’ve selected a sampling of our top 5 favorite adventurous activities to partake in while you’re visiting:

jungle river tubingRiver Rafting/Tubing – Jungle River Tubing

The adventure begins when you board your tube on the banks of the cool, flowing river. As you navigate the rushing rapids of the river, our attentive and knowledgeable local guides will show you the ropes and introduce you to a seldom-seen Jamaica. As you thrill to the twists and turns of the rushing river be on the lookout for a glimpse of some of the many exotic, indigenous animals that make their home in this lush tropical habitat.

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Round Hill Private BeachWater Sports – Round Hill offers a magnificent setting for your favorite Jamaica watersports activities:

Snorkeling
Check out our reef – just a few yards from the beach or adventure off the end of the dock. Remember, do not touch the coral or disturb any marine life!

Windsurfing
Enjoy the brisk Caribbean breeze. Lessons available at an additional cost.

Scuba Diving
As a PADI recognized operation, we offer a range of courses from Discover Scuba Diving, where you will learn to dive on the reef in just one morning, to Open Water Certification and Specialty Course Certifications.

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4x4 tours4×4 Safari Tours

Encounter the real Jamaica during Island Routes’ Montego Bay off road safari excursion! Climb into one of our safari-themed 4×4 Land Rovers and get ready for an awe-inspiring trip into Jamaica’s rugged and rarely seen interior. Feast your eyes on Jamaica’s breathtaking natural beauty and get to know firsthand about the island’s rich history and unique culture with pit stop at several local landmarks, such as a former slave hospital, which was converted into a church in 1846. Walk on the wild side through lush, tropical foliage. Discover hidden waterfalls. Jump into crystal-clear, natural spring water pools. Go off the beaten track and experience the very heart of paradise during our 4×4 off road adventure tours.

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horseback ride and swimHorseback Riding – Horseback Ride ‘n’ Swim

Imagine exploring the incredibly gorgeous countryside of Jamaica on horseback! Amble through a tropical rainforest atop a sleek, gentle mare or serene stallion. Ride along a cliff and feast your eyes on panoramic vistas of the Jamaican coastline with the aquamarine ocean sparkling in the island sunshine. Then prepare yourself for a totally unique experience, as you and your mount cross the white sand of a pristine beach and enter the warm waters of the Caribbean. Trot through the crystal seas together and enjoy the ride of your life!

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canopy tourCanopy/Zip Line Tours – Flight of the White Witch Zipline

The Flight of the White Witch Canopy Tour, named after Rose Hall’s infamous Annie Palmer, is more than just a zipline adventure. This series of seven traverses also boasts two rappels, one incline glide and a floating platform known as Annie’s Web. The tour’s longest traverse keeps you in the air for 600 ft. and you’ll conquer any fear of heights arriving atop the tour’s highest platform at 100 ft. A unique rappel starts in the canopy of a centuries-old cottonwood tree following its trunk down 65 ft. As you zip through the upper foliage, your guides will highlight the unique flora and fauna, while entertaining you with sensational details about Palmer, who ruled the estate (and her many doomed husbands) with an iron fist.

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swim with dolphins montego bayDolphin Swim – Dolphin Encounter

At the Dolphin Lagoon, learn about these truly unique mammals, touching, dancing, singing and even kissing a beautiful bottlenose dolphin. Feel the thrill of “riding” the dolphin belly-to-belly as the water rushes by you. Watch the dolphins at play, swim with gentle stingrays and stroll along a trail where you’ll meet camels and other gentle friends. Don’t miss the pirates tempt fate at the amazing shark show.

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