Ocho Rios

Jamaica may evoke images of dreadlocks and reggae music, but there’s more to the island than pop culture suggests. Think verdant mountains, tropical forests, cascading waterfalls, 120 rivers, and sparkling ocean waters. Jamaica offers every kind of activity imaginable—from adventure courses and hiking trails to snorkeling and shopping galore.

Ocho Rios

Getting Ashore

Cruise ships dock at the Ocho Rios Cruise Terminal, conveniently located just steps from downtown.

Fast Fact

At 4,244 square miles, Jamaica is the largest English-speaking island in the Caribbean.

Port Shopping

The Harbour Shops, Island Village, Taj Mahal Shopping Center, and Soni’s Plaza all offer unbeatable deals with lots of duty-free shopping.

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Dunn’s River Falls

The world-famous waterfalls inspired the local saying that Ocho Rios is “where heaven spills into the sea.”

2

Green Grotto Caves

An expansive labyrinth of limestone caves with numerous intriguing rock formations, chambers, and light holes.

3

Chukka Good Hope Estate

The beautifully preserved plantation is home to more than 2,000 acres of lush plant life, scenic views, and the majestic Martha Brae River.

4

Dolphin Cove

Swim with bottlenose dolphins at this all-inclusive theme park and view exotic birds, snakes, and iguanas.

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See Falmouth and Montego Bay on a guided scenic drive. Then enjoy two hours of leisure time shopping, eating, and swimming at Mo’ Bay’s hip strip.

Enter the passageways of the Green Grotto Caves, walk past light holes and rock formations. For good luck, toss a coin into the mythical Wishing Well, head to Dunn’s River Falls to climb the natural terraces—an unforgettable journey beneath the shimmering waterfall.


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Where
The Historic Falmouth Cruise Port and The Shoppes at Rose Hall.

What
Duty-free luxury goods, designer jewelry, fine watches, island crafts, and Jamaican souvenirs galore.

Currency
Although the Jamaican dollar is the official currency, US dollars are gladly accepted.



Brands in Ocho Rios

Alex and Ani

Alex and Ani

Available at:

Jewels & Time

Bulova

Bulova

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House of Diamonds

Cartier

Cartier

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Casa de Oro

Citizen

Citizen

Available at:

Jewels & Time
Casa de Oro

Crown of Light

Crown of Light

Fendi Timepieces

Fendi Timepieces

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Gold Mine

Forevermark

Forevermark

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Diamonds International

Gift Collection

Gift Collection

Available at:

Diamonds International

Hearts On Fire

Hearts On Fire

John Hardy

John Hardy

Available at:

Jewels & Time

Le Vian

Le Vian

Available at:

House of Diamonds

MarahLago Larimar

MarahLago Larimar

Available at:

Casa de Oro

Mark Henry Alexandrite

Mark Henry Alexandrite

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Jewels & Time
Gold Mine

Philip Stein

Philip Stein

Available at:

Jewels & Time

Raymond Weil

Raymond Weil

Available at:

Diamonds International

Roberto Coin

Roberto Coin

Available at:

Casa de Oro

Safi Kilima Tanzanite

Safi Kilima Tanzanite

Available at:

Diamonds International

Shinola

Shinola

Tag Heuer

Tag Heuer

Available at:

Casa de Oro

TrueLove Diamonds

TrueLove Diamonds

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Gem Palace

Did You Know?

The name Ocho Rios results from a misinterpretation of the city’s original Spanish appellation, las chorreras, meaning “waterfalls.”