Blue Hole and River Gully Rainforest Adventure Tour from Falmouth
Caribbean » Jamaica » Trelawny Parish » Falmouth
Duration: 5 hours
Departs: Falmouth, Jamaica
Price from USD 117.00
Come on this epic rainforest adventure through the hills of Ocho Rios and experience the Jamaican way of life! Visit the famous Blue Hole and River Gully Falls. On the way, stop at a hydroelectric plant to see how wood pipes are used to carry water. End the day with shopping and a Jamaican lunch (additional cost).
The adventure begins when you board the "River Gully Express" which will pick you up at your Falmouth hotel or cruise terminal. Drive through the coastal town of Ocho Rios watching the locals as they go about their island way of life. Continue through the villages of White River and Exchange as you head towards a higher elevation. Start experiencing the rainforest of Calia Gully with a decent of a 100 feet to its bottom as the tour continues towards River Gully.Next, experience one of Jamaica's oldest hydroelectric plant. See how wood is used as pipes to carry water, including the "Black Pipe".
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After the hydroelectric plant, you will enter the "River Gully" rainforest where your adventure becomes epic as you come upon the famous Blue Hole, a natural mineral pool with rocky cliffs, waterfalls and bright, turquoise waters.The pool is surrounded by lush greenery and exotic tropical flowers. It is truly paradise! Enjoy swimming in the refreshing water or relaxing in the nearby rocks. For the adventurous, there is cliff jumping and underwater cave exploration. Cliff
jumping is optional and those who do not participate can have just as much fun watching.Next, travel further into the rainforest to Hidden Beauty Rainforest Oasis to complete the tour.
On the way back there will be a stop at a local craft market to shop for local souvenirs and a stop for lunch at one of the local Jerk restaurants. After lunch, you will travel back to your Falmouth hotel or cruise port.