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Shore Excursion: Island Tour and Bamboo Beach in Ocho Rios

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Several menus to choose from
Shore Excursion: Island Tour and Bamboo Beach in Ocho Rios
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Shore Excursion: Island Tour and Bamboo Beach in Ocho Rios
From $40.00
When your MSC or Disney cruise ship docks in Ocho Rios, experience some of Jamaica on a 5-hour tour that visits cultural sites and a beautiful private beach. See statues of Marcus Garvey and Christopher Columbus, the lush forest of Fern Gully, and the 16th-century Lady of Perpetual Help church. Then relax with a cool drink on Bamboo Beach, and have the option to swim, book a massage, or purchase a meal at the beachside restaurant. Includes port pickup and drop-off for MSC and Disney cruise ships.
What to Expect
After port pickup at MSC or Disney cruise ships, ride in an air-conditioned vehicle to several cultural sites to begin your tour.
Pass statues of notables including Marcus Garvey and Christopher Columbus, then stop at Lady of Perpetual Help church, which dates back to 1534. Stop at High View Point great photo ops, before traveling into the dense forest of Fern Gully.
Make a short stop for souvenir shopping on the way to Bamboo Beach, then sip the provided welcome drink as you take a seat in your beach chair. Have time to swim, sunbathe, or book a massage or other beauty treatment at the spa tent (own expense). Additional food and drinks are available for purchase at the beachside restaurant.
You can also use the complimentary WiFi, and rent snorkeling gear or a kayak to explore the Caribbean Sea. Your tour ends with return to your cruise ship dock after five hours.
Reviews (63)
1 - 5 of 64 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Too long of a bus ride, don't go if you're not a drinker

From Falmouth, it took us 1.5 hours to arrive at the beach and then we had to sit and wait for 15 minutes on the bus once we arrived due to crowds. Therefore, we didn't get to spend the whole 3 hours at the beach....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed October 31, 2018
Don't Waste Your Time or Money!

I had really hoped that my first time to Jamaica would be magical, but alas it was far from it. The pictures that are on the Royal Caribbean excursion page was far from what I saw when I got there. Not only was the drive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carla W
Reviewed October 20, 2018
See Jamaica from a car

Now this tour would be somewhere between Average and Very Good... Our tour guides, Lavinia and trainee Nisa ( I am sorry if I misspelled your names), did a very good job teaching us about Jamaican every day life and culture. They were both enthusiastic,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PixieTinkie
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile
Great day in Ocho Rios!

We had so much fun on this tour with our AMAZING guide, Kathy. She made us laugh and kept us safe and fed all day! She truly made it wonderful. Not to mention delicious food, clear water, massages overlooking the ocean, and all the alcohol...More

1  Thank amandagraybill
Reviewed October 1, 2018
Abigail's Bamboo Beach VIP through Carnival

It was a fairly long drive to the beach, but our guide filled in the time entertaining us and teaching us about the area. If you ever go and get Abigail as a tour guide, then 1) you are in luck, she is really great,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jay M
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July 2, 2018|
Response from Yonna Y |
I was on a Royal Caribbean, and this was my excursion.
July 2, 2018|
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Response from N8TVNYRKR | Reviewed this property |
I was on Royal Caribbean and they wait for you just outside the pier for the bus ride. Can't miss them!