Jamaica

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Jamaica - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • Bird-Watching

    Jamaica is a major bird-watching destination, thanks to its various natural habitats. The island is home to more than 200 species, some seen...

  • Diving and Snorkeling

    Jamaica isn't a major dive destination, but you can find a few rich underwater regions with a wide array of marine life, especially off the...

  • Dolphin Swim Programs

    Swimming with dolphins is popular in Jamaica; there are three locations on the island. Montego Bay Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios. This company...

  • Fishing

    Port Antonio makes deep-sea-fishing headlines with its annual International Marlin Tournament in fall, and Mo'Bay and Ocho Rios have devotees...

  • Four-Wheeling

    Ocho Rios Since most visitors to the island don't rent cars, it's not surprising that guided jeep and all-terrain vehicle tours are a popular...

  • Golf

    Some of Jamaica's best courses are near Mo'Bay. Many resorts have their own courses (including several of the Sandals resorts) and allow both...

  • Guided Tours

    Because most vacationers avoid renting cars for safety and cost reasons, guided tours with hotel pickup are popular options for exploring. Jamaica...

  • Helicopter Tours

    Montego Bay Island Hopper's Helicopter Tours. Three helicopter tours of the Montego Bay area depart from the domestic terminal of Sangster...

  • Hiking

    Port Antonio Hiking in Port Antonio ranges from very easy to extremely difficult, with everything from hour-long strolls along riverbanks to...

  • Horse Racing

    Kingston In Kingston, a trip to the track is a popular afternoon activity for many residents. Although the capital city has the island's only...

  • Horseback Riding

    Montego Bay Although it doesn't have quite the long history of horseback rides as Ocho Rios (which began offering horseback swims at Chukka...

  • Kayaking

    Ocho Rios Many beachside resorts have sea kayaks available for their guests. Chukka Caribbean Adventures. Chukka offers kayak trips down...

  • Mountain Biking

    Jamaica's hilly terrain creates a challenge for mountain bikers, though there are easier rides, especially near the beaches and on the western...

  • River Boating and Rafting

    Jamaica's many rivers mean a multitude of freshwater experiences, from mild to wild. The island's first tourist activity off the beaches was...

  • Sailing

    Montego Bay Dreamer Catamaran Cruises. Four catamarans, from 53 to 65 feet, take cruises ($83) that include a snorkel stop and visit to...

  • Tennis

    Many hotels have tennis facilities that are free to their guests, but a few allow nonguests to play for a fee. Court fees generally run $5 to...

  • Zip-Lining

    There are many ways to see Jamaica's thick tropical forests, but perhaps none quite as exciting as by zip line. After a short introductory lesson...