Falmouth is located on the northern coast of Jamaica; but it is not known as a tourist center in Jamaica. However, the Falmouth Port is popular with cruise ship visitors.
For most visitors their main query is what to do in the Falmouth Jamaica Port? Fortunately, Falmouth is halfway between Ocho Rios and Montego Bay so you have the best of both worlds.
So if you are trying to figure out the best things to do in Falmouth Jamaica on a cruise you have ready access to not only the attractions near Falmouth but also the attractions in Ocho Rios and Montego Bay .
Falmouth Jamaica Excursions
The excursions listed below or near Falmouth but keep in mind that Falmouth is halfway between Ocho Rios and Montego Bay so have a look at the attractions near these towns.
Rafting on the Martha Brae River
Rafting on the Martha Brae River is one of the best things to do near Falmouth Jamaica. Bamboo Rafts were originally used by plantation owners to transport goods to the coast.
Presently they are used as a tourist attraction to transport tourist along the scenic Martha Brae River. Rafting on the Martha Brae River is one of the most popular Falmouth Jamaica tours and is definitely in the top 10 things to do in Falmouth Jamaica.
Hampden Estate Rum Tour
Hampden Estate are the makers of the Rum Fire and Gold Rum. This is one of the best attractions in Falmouth Jamaica. You not only get to learn a bit about Jamaica but you can tour a working rum factory and learn about how rum is made. Fortunately, you also to get to sample the rum too!
Walking Heritage Tour
Learn about the history of Falmouth by taking a walking tour. The town of Falmouth was designed to accommodate people traveling o foot. Go and explore buildings that have been there since plantation days.
If you don’t feel like exercising take a trolley tour around the city of Falmouth. You will have the opportunity to learn about the history and culture of Falmouth Jamaica
Food is always a gateway to learn about a countries culture. Take a culinary tour and learn about Jamaican cuisine. You can sample some of Jamaicas famous and not so famous cuisine.
River Rapids Adventure
River Rapids Adventure has some of the best river excursions in Jamaica. You can go rafting, river boarding and Kayaking. Don’t forget to visit Benghal Falls. You can also go horseback riding at nearby Braco stables.
River Bumpkin Farm
This rustic farm offers a number of eco-excursions. You can go river tubing, kayaking, take a bicycle trek are simply chill out. The River Bumpkin Farm is a great place for family excursions.
Paintball Jamaica is located in the lush woodlands of Falmouth Jamaica. The field is designed by paintball enthusiasts and is suitable for players of all levels. This is a great activity for sports lovers.
If you are looking for fun things to do in Falmouth Jamaica you can’t go wrong with Chukka tours. Chukka has a large variety of Falmouth Jamaica cruise excursions. The nice thing about Chukka is you can combine the various tours. For example if you book the Good Hope Ultimate Thrill Seeker Pass you can ride the Dune Buggy or ATV, go zip lining, and go on their river experience which entails tubing or kayaking.
Jamaica swamp safari village
Jamaica Swamp Safari Village is located in a natural mangrove. This swamp safari village is home to over 30 endangered crocodiles, the Jamaican Boa Constrictor and other exotic Jamaican wildlife.
Windsurfing and Kitesurfing
The beachs in Falmouth Jamaica are one of the few places where you can windsurfing or kitesurfing in Jamaica.
Good Hope Plantation
If you are looking for some more stuff to do in Falmouth you can visit the Good Hope plantation. You can purchase a Good Hope Estate pass or Good Hope Cultural Pass from Chukka. You will have access to their Aviary, Swimming Poll, Children’s playground area, Rum tasting experience and Carriage rides.
Falmouth Jamaica Beaches
Falmouth has some of the best beaches in Jamaica. If you have just arrived on a cruise and are determined to spend a day on the beach. You can visit the Red Stripe Beach, Burnwood Beach, Jacob Taylor Beach or Silver Sands Beach. You can get more detailed information about the Beaches in Falmouth Jamaica here.
Shopping in Falmouth Jamaica
There are a number of shops in the port area and the Falmouth Jamaica port shopping is quire varies. You can find high end stores such as Diamond International, Pandora, Casa de Oro and Gem Palace where you can buy duty free stores. If you are looking for Jamaican souvenirs, sun glasses, blue mountain coffee or rum cakes you can try Karinas, Shade Shack, Jablum coffe or the Tortuga Rum cake store.
Falmouth Jamaica All Inclusive Day Pass
Falmouth is in close proximity to a number of hotels, why not purchase a Falmouth Resort day pass and enjoy the comfort of a Jamaican resort for the day.
Other Places to visit near Falmouth
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