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“The only way to visit dunns river!”

Cool Runnings Catamaran Cruises Jamaica
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Jamaica Dunn's River Falls Party Cruise with Snorkeling
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Cool Runnings Catamarans offers two unforgettable daily cruises to the famed Dunn's River Falls in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The party begins when you hop aboard the beautiful catamarans docked at picturesque Mahogany Beach. While the DJ spins the best in reggae and soca music, the delightful hostesses serve welcoming fruit punch and soft drinks. "Safety first" is the capable captain's #1 goal. The action-packed sea adventure begins with snorkeling in the deep blue Caribbean reefs, and the attentive crew prepares you with guidelines, snorkel tips, training, and what to expect when you reach the Falls. The excitement builds while cruising past emerald hills, waterfalls, and historical sites before docking at the foot of the world-famous Falls. Expert guides lead your climb up the impressive cascading 600-foot (183-meter) waterfalls. The invigorating jaunt through the scenic tropical rain forest is a primer for the fun awaiting you on the sail home. Greeted back onboard with a smile and an open bar, the DJ pumps up the volume and it's time to let loose! You'll agree that Cool Runnings Catamarans is the ultimate party boat experience in the Caribbean! The Cool Runnings Dunn's River Falls Cruise is the must-do activity on your Jamaican vacation. The 9 a.m. cruise is perfect for families with small children. The 12:30 p.m. sail is great for groups, couples, singles, family reunions, and birthday and wedding celebrations. Visitors from Negril and Montego Bay are treated to an authentic Jamaican lunch before boarding.
Yateley, England, United Kingdom
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“The only way to visit dunns river!”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Lots of time for snorkelling. Delivered right to the beach at dunns river. Best jamaican party boat on the way back with plenty of drinks(free) and party tunes which really got the boat rocking!!

Visited October 2012
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Cape Coral, Florida
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“Fun party boat”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Booked an excursion to sail to Dunn's River Falls through our cruise ship. Nice large boat with a friendly crew. Offered non-alcoholic punch prior to the Falls. Nice sail over to the beach by the Falls. Boat tied up to a dock near the base. Those that wanted to climb were grouped together, with those that chose to walk up the steps in another group. A little time-consuming and a bit of confusion there. As my husband did not want to climb up (and I had done so in the past), we were just going to walk up the steps. I did not know that we would still have to stay with the guide from the boat. The Falls are beautiful and worth the visit.
Back on board the catamaran for the sail back to the ship, the crew broke out the rum punch and music. The Jamaicans always know how to party! "Mama" entertained us by balancing a bottle of rum on her head and then a tray of drinks, all the while dancing on a moving sailboat! Very impressive! The crew gets people up dancing and keeps the drink cups full. A very fun outing!

Visited December 2012
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Augusta, Georgia
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“Fun in the Sun”
Reviewed December 24, 2012

We booked this catamaran cruise while on our Princess Cruise with partial transit of the Panama Canal. From the minute we got on the catamaran at the end of the pier, we were welcomed on board and the fun began. The staff were plentiful in number and went out of their way to insure each guest had a fun time. We sailed to and viewed the Dunn's River Falls and then sailed a little more till we got to a secluded areas where we were able to swim. Each guest was required to wear a floatation belt and the staffs attention to safety was evident with the prior to departure life vest instructions. The staff were trying to sell t-shirts, caps, and underwater cameras but were not pushy and took "no" graciously. Refreshments (fresh fruit, banana bread, cheese, and coffee) were plentiful and after our swim the rum punch flowed freely. I had such a good time, I will be taking the Cool Runnings excursion on my next cruise in January!

Visited December 2012
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“Good fun”
Reviewed December 21, 2012

Really enjoyed this trip, was action packed from start to finish. Only downside is the no. of people looking to be tipped- bring lots of spending money for this and photos.

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“Great experience!”
Reviewed December 14, 2012 via mobile

We enjoyed the entire experience. Drinks, a dj playing music, and staff entertaining us. Beautiful views and water, opportunity for people to swim or hang on the boat near the reef. Relaxation sitting and enjoying the ride. "Mama" danced with a drink tray on her head and entertained, as well as the staff dancing. We had a really fun time!!

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