Countryside and Sightseeing – Full Day Tour

Countryside and Sightseeing – Full Day Tour

Countryside and Sightseeing – Full Day Tour

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Duration:
6 hours
Tour Type:
Mon - Sat

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Description

Go to where the locals go and do what the locals do on this full-day Countryside and Sightseeing tour of St. Ann. Where you leave behind the hustle and bustle of the usually crowded tourist areas and travel into the rural communities to experience real Jamaican hospitality, culture, and heritage of this beautiful Island.

 

You will travel through the paved Fern Gully, a former river bed; the river disappeared in 1907 when an earthquake destroyed one of the eight rivers in the Ocho Rios area. Fern Gully gets its name from the over 300 species of ferns that are visible in this dark, shaded gorge almost 3 miles in length.
Duration: 30 minutes

 

Then it’s unto Claremont a district that was first called “Finger Post” until it was renamed in honor of “Clermont house”, the first house built there. The wealth associated with the area is seen in the architecture and plan of the town; the shops of Claremont High Street exhibit fine architectural detail and finishing.
Duration: 30 minutes

 

After Claremont, you enter Bamboo a deep rural farm village formerly known as Excellence Town and Little Kent.
Duration: 30 minutes

 

The adventure takes you into Brown’s Town a significant market center in the mid-19th century following the abolition of slavery. Brown’s Town is a great way to see a genuine Jamaican market town, a major attraction a much-loved attraction on the Countryside and Sightseeing tour. It is best to visit on market days (Wednesday, Friday, or Saturday) to see the town at its liveliest.
Duration: 45 minutes

 

Travel to the seaside town of Runaway Bay, which is rich with history: formerly an escape route for slaves and Arawaks were the first native settlers, but they were eventually overpowered by Spanish explorers. It is now a notable tourist destination dotted with hotels along its coast. Also, as well as having some of the most spectacular beaches in the Caribbean, Runaway Bay is endowed with captivating natural features such as the Pear Tree River and the Green Grotto Caves.
Duration: 30 minutes

 

Lunch and shopping, both of which are optional and are not included in the cost.

DEPARTURE TIME
This is based on the tour time selected, we will inform you of the departure time upon booking confirmation.

INCLUDED
  • Round Trip Transfer
  • Professional driver-guide
  • Soda/Pop
  • Bottled Water
  • Cold Red Stripe
NOT INCLUDED
  • Guide Gratuity
  • Lunch Cost

Tour Highlights

  • Sea the rural side of Jamaica
  • Enjoy the drive through the countryside
  • Have lunch (optional) at an authentic Jamaican eatery

Important Information

  •  A 10% deposit to PayPal is required for all bookings
  • All tours are weather permitting
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Pricing Note

  • Please contact us for pricing if your pickup location is not listed.

Additional information

Dimensions N/A
Pickup-Location

Ocho Rios Cruise Port, Ocho Rios Hotel, Runaway Bay Hotel