Island Gully Falls - Blue Hole, Ocho Rios

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A turquoise swimming hole in the hills of Ocho Rios, Island Gully Falls - Blue Hole remains a secluded and relatively untouristed hidden gem. Splash and swim to your heart's delight in this refreshing natural pool at the base of a pristine waterfall. The area has few amenities, so bring your own essentials and wear shoes appropriate for uneven terrain. First-time visitors should bring a guide to negotiate the slippery terrain and point out safe (and unsafe) diving spots. While Jamaica's larger tour companies rarely take visitors to this unofficial attraction, many of the smaller local operators offer guided walks that include stops at the waterfall. A visit to Island Gully Falls - Blue Hole represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ocho Rios family vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • When we went it had rain so mayb that is why the water was dark but we had fun jumping off and doing the swing and just wished we could have stayed longer as the guide did things fast but mayb. It was...  more »
  • Really enjoyed this trip lots of fun even if you're not to adventurous.we recommend you ask for Alex if you're a bit nervous,my wife is and he got her to really enjoy her time.YEAH MON 
  • We were on tour with AIDA. The blue hole tour was simply meggaaaaa. We have booked private and on your own this trip, which was not really hard. It is only important that you go a few metres from the port and outside to take a taxi. In the port, people require partly double!. Joining us cost 20 UDS per person. We were on tour BB´s to 4 with 2 Guide. It was super fun and was a lot of fun. Bring water shoes whats still to recommend. I am using normal sneakers in. Went well. Flip flops are not recommended! The Guide BB´s have also our cameras, and made many cool photo BB´s by us. For young children or older people who are less mobile walking tour is nothing. When we were back, the two guide were BB´s rather pushy and rude, because $10 do not have served tip. Who wants to have fun and action, and like the crowds do without (dunes River Falls) is here the right place in paradise.
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