The Outemeni Experience provides you an holistic (and highly entertaining) exploration of Jamaican Culture. Over 5 acres, you'll see the way things were at the remnants of a sugar cane plantation, and replicas of villages. The cultural contributions by the Tainos, Africans, Europeans, Indians, and Chinese, as well as “Jamaicans Today” are featured during 75 vibrant and musical minutes. Don't be too surprised if you find yourself dancing and singing!
Price: Adults expect to pay $75.
Booking Advice: These activities are easily and economically booked by your cruise line, and take 3.75 hours. These are rated as having an easy activity level, and come highly recommended by past guests.
Horseback Riding and Dunns River Falls
You'll have a variety of options for Dunns River Falls Expeditions, including this very popular one! After an air conditioned bus ride along the Jamaican coast, you'll arrive outside of Ocho Rios and have that opportunity to climb Dunns River Falls' 600 ft. Follow that up with your “Horseback Ride & Swim” along Chukka Beach!
Price: Adults expect to pay from $135
Booking Advice: This excursion receives a moderate rating on the activity scale, and is quite popular with teens. A waterproof camera is recommended! Third party vendors advertise this activity at significant savings, and include your transportation to and from Falmouth Pier.
Montego Bay and Rose Hall
This 5.5 hour long excursion brings you to the infamous Annie Palmer's Rose Hall, and while the legend of her reputation and her hauntings decidedly differ from recorded facts, you'll still be seeing one of the priciest mansions of its day! After that, you're off to historic Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay, and then its off for a swim at Doctor's Cave Beach. You can opt to purchase lunch, and there will be opportunity to shop!
Price: Adults expect to pay $79 through the cruise lines.
Booking Advice: This excursion is rated as easy on the activity level scale. Third party vendors offer advantages in terms of price as well as variety... you can skip the building tours, for example, and just hit the beach!
Mystic Mountain Chairlift
An air conditioned coach takes you to the outskirts of Ocho Rios for your optional Dunns River Falls climb, after which an Aerial Explorer (chairlift) provides a 15 minute awesome journey to the educational pavilion, and you'll have opportunity to scale the Observation Tower. Follow all of this up with a chairlift ride back down. Lunch is typically part of this deal.
Price: Adults expect to pay from $109 through cruise lines.
Booking Advice: Third party vendors have prices that are quite competitive. This excursion takes about 5 hours, and is moderate to difficult on the activity scale.
Jamaican Style Tubing
On these excursions, you'll be floating down those enchanting Jamaican rivers. (Along the Martha Brae River, there's that possibility that you'll see precious stones!) This excursion last for about 2.5 hours.
Price: Adults to pay $79.
Booking Advice: Because this activity is rated as moderate in terms of activity level, there are age and physical restrictions. Cruise line prices are quite competitive with third party vendors.