Dunn's River Falls and Fern Gully Highlight Adventure Tour from Ocho Rios
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Duration: 5 hours
Departs: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Price from USD 110.00
This unique adventure and highlight tour gives visitors an educational and fun experience in Ocho Rios with Dunn's River Falls and Fern Gully packaged together for a fulfilling day for all ages and the family.
Your day will begin with pickup from your Ocho Rios hotel or cruise port by a licensed chauffeur. The tour begins as you come aboard the air-conditioned transportation and head into the heart of Ocho Rios where you will experience the hustle and bustle of Jamaican life.
Next, we make way through a winding road leading to Fern Gully a unique rain-forest which boast hundreds of different varieties of ferns. Many writers such as Marianne North, Lady Brassey, Antonio Gallenga wrote about Gully Road on their Voyages to Ocho Rios. No one knows the origin of the Fern Gully but it is said that it was possibly started out with an underground river flowing through caves and later the roofs collapsed revealing Fern Gully to the world. Others have suggested that it formed in the 1760s by a flash flood. Here you will you will encounter amazing fern vegetation as you travel through this ancient gully. There will be a stop along the way where you can purchase a souvenir from one of the many craft vendors in the Gully.
After a 15-minute drive along the beautiful North Coast with views of the blue Caribbean Sea we will reach the next stop on this adventure - the famous Dunn's River Falls. Dunn's River Falls is a famous Jamaican waterfall and is a popular tourist attraction. The falls are 180 feet high and 600 feet long with natural terraced steps for climbing. Explore the most climbed falls in the world! You will enter the park with your prepaid tickets and you will be greeted by a licensed "Fall Guide" who will provide you with an introduction and safety orientation before the climb.
After the historic experience an optional lunch stop can be arranged at one of Jamaica's famous jerk centers. Enjoy the local menu of delicious chicken and pork along with a ice cold Red Stripe beer or tropical fruit drinks (meal & drink at own cost). After lunch you can wind down from your adventure with an optional leisurely shopping at the multiple Ocho Rios gift shops and craft stores before heading back to your hotel or cruise ship!
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Make sure to tell your driver if you require optional lunch stop or shopping.