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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.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2013

This was a great way to go to the dunns river waterfalls. Stopped off for snorkling on the way to the falls, which is great for those that want to go in and snorkle. All the equipment is available on the catamaran for you to use.
Once at the falls you get off and enjoy the falls and the beach. Drinks included when on the beach. There is no food included in the price of the excursion, but available to buy.
On the way back on the catamaran the cruise really starts, whilst hitting the waves the beer, punch & rum flows and the catamaran comes alive, music and dancing on board (warning the 'overproof' white rum will really liven you up!).....had a great time... a definate 'must do' way to see the waterfalls.

Visited April 2013
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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“Fun way to see Dunn River Falls”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Took this catamaran tour to the falls. The boat ride and snorkeling was fun. The boat was a little crowded but the group was fun to party with and dance with. Good rum punch drinks with lots of rum but no snacks included which disappointed our teenagers.

Visited April 2013
Thank Louisa K
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Ajax, Canada
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“Fun fun Fun!!”
Reviewed March 30, 2013

Snorkeling was fun we had about 45 mins to do that.

When at the Dunns River Falls they looked after you, made sure you were always with the group and made sure you were safe.

The tour guides were very fun and up beat. Lots of good drinks, looked after you and made sure you had a drink if you needed one and had a great song selection to dance to. Showed us some Jamaican dance moves too!!

Overall it was an amazing time. I would recommend it to anyone!!

Visited March 2013
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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great trip”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

We snorkeled and went to Dunn's River on the boat. Excellent free drinks on the way back. The equipment for snorkeling was good. There was a lot of people who had never snorkeled. The music was good.

Visited February 2013
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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great Fun at the Falls”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

The only way this could have been more fun was if the trip back from the falls was longer. The staff are great. They want to party more then the customers. Make sure you have a strong bladder or your not afraid to make a wilderness stop if you are travelling from Montego Bay. The Falls were spectacular. The Falls staff are very concerned about your safety and work to that end.

Visited March 2013
Thank Patrick B
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