So, you have been hearing about all the exciting things to do in Jamaica and the unique experiences that people who have visited the country have had. You, however, want some specific information about what is so interesting about Jamaica that compels millions of people to visit the Island every year. I will highlight the top five attractions in Jamaica, and hopefully, this will give you a clear perspective of some of the experiences you can have when you visit the Island.
Dunn’s River Falls
Jamaica is home to several unique attractions which make the destination a worthwhile place to visit. One of the most unique of these attractions is Dunn’s River Falls in the North Coast town of Ocho Rios. This fall has the unique attribute of being one of less than ten in the entire world that flows directly into the sea! Another unique thing about Dunn’s River Falls is that it has a beautiful beach for all to enjoy! You will enjoy the thrill and get that adrenaline rush that you want when climbing the cascading 55m falls by yourself or with the assistance of trained guides if required. This alluring Waterfall is the most visited of all attractions on the island and is an experience that you should definitely not miss when you visit Jamaica.
To experience one of the most fascinating attractions you will ever see in your lifetime, a visit to the Luminous Lagoon in Falmouth should be on your bucket list of things to do in Jamaica. This luminous lagoon is filled with microscopic organisms that emit a bright light up when disturbed at night. To fully enjoy this phenomenon, you take a boat tour of the lagoon; this will give you the full view of the light from the organisms illuminating all around. If you are a little more adventurous, you can take a swim in the lagoon to get closer to the unique microscopic organisms. The phenomenon that causes the microorganisms to light up is called bioluminescence and Scientist have confirmed that the light emitted by the organisms in the Falmouth Luminous Lagoon is one of the brightest anywhere in the world. Visiting the Luminous Lagoon is a once in a lifetime experience that you should not miss whether you are in Falmouth for just a day or two weeks!
Dolphin Cove is the island’s only marine attraction and is centrally located just a few minutes away from the centre of the town of Ocho Rios, which makes the attraction easily accessible to everyone. A visit to Dolphin Cove will give provide you with the thrilling experience of swimming with some of the friendliest mammals in the world. You can touch them or just watch while they perform some amazing stunts! A trip to Dolphin Cove should surely be on your agenda when you plan a trip to Jamaica!
If you are all about extreme adventures, such as ziplining through a tropical rainforest or riding a bobsled at stunning speeds, the Mystic Mountain attraction in Ocho Rios will be a perfect option for you! A visit to this alluring tropical jungle will get your adrenaline going, and you will remember the experience for a long time!
Visiting the Bob Marley Museum
Bob Marley is probably the reason why the Jamaican art form called reggae music is known internationally. The Bob Marley Museum chronicles the life of this Jamaican cultural icon and is located in Kingston at the house that Bob Marley lived until his death in 1981. You will find original copies of all his singles and albums here and other unique memorabilia. You will also learn the history of reggae music and develop a greater appreciation for Jamaican culture. This a Jamaican cultural experience not to be missed when you visit the vibrant Island destination!
These are five of the unique experiences that are available to you when you visit Jamaica; we recommend that you explore all of these on your next trip to the Island! You will be glad if you do!