Green Grotto Caves, Runaway Bay

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Step into Green Grotto Caves, a series of naturally sculpted caves filled with interesting geological formations. Situated on Jamaica's northern coast, the caves gained their name from the green algae that covers their walls. You aren't the first to think the caves would make a good underground lair for a supervillain: they served as the location for Doctor Kananga's base in the 1973 James Bond film, "Live and Let Die." Atmospheric lighting accentuates the mystery and wonder of these subterranean treasure troves, and guided tours help you understand the natural processes leading to their formation. See Green Grotto Caves and all Runaway Bay has to offer by arranging your trip with our Runaway Bay journey builder .
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  • You can look at it but that one does not have. The history of the caves is interesting. The caves themselves are not so intoxicating. The admission of $20 is too high in any case.
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  • Natural caves with Great history. we spent There 1.5 hour, I think with best Guide ever. Cost Was 20 $/person  more »
  • Interesting and informative tour with a knowledgeable and engaging guide. A little did organised to begin with being left to wait for half an hour before we could go in. Our guide led us through some ...  more »
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  • We waited 10mins for the next tour to begin at 10am. It was just my partner and I on the tour. Our tour guide was lovely and knowledgeable providing good information on the cave and it's history. The cave was huge and we only saw about 5% on the tour. It used to have an underground nightclub there which was pretty interesting and we were able to have the lights turned off to see how dark it was at the bottom. Our guide also gave us $1J to throw into the pond and make a wish which was a cute touch. I'd definitely recommend this tour as it was interesting and fun!
  • The cave was very interesting and there was alot to see. Some parts have steep steps but several seniors were able to manage them. The guide was funny and entertaining.
  • BEAUTIFUL. The tour guide was very knowledgeable, great with the adults and took the time to include the children that were present.
  • The tour consisted of a 35 minute walk through of two cave systems which reach a maximum depth of 15meters below the surface (according to tour guides). Overall experience was 'okay' nothing mindblowing but it does add to the Jamaica experience. Be sure to test your guide's knowledge about the various topics.
  • Looks nice, but it is way too touristy. Meh
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