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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  • If you are in Jamaica please check out this please cave. Please be aware that there is a lot of bat so if you don't like bat this tour is not for you but it's very informative and cool check it out.  more »
  • Green Grotto Caves is Jamaica‚Äôs version of the Underground Railroad. Slaves used the caves as an escape route. Many fun aspects of the tour including Limbo Hole and a few scary climbs and complete dar...  more »
  • I've visited before with my young children and it was very informative learning about our history as well as the formation of caves and animals that lives in them. Some amount of development was done ...  more »
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  • Good experience especially visiting a historical and cultural piece of our heritage. The tour guide was entertaining, even to the children... Recommended!
  • The experince was fun but i was really afraid. Many thanks to my tour guide Dwayne who made it fun and interesting despite the fear.
  • Tour guides are entertaining, informed and successfully engaged both young and old.
  • Worth visiting on your trip to Jamaica. Try to get Chad as your guide if possible. Caves aren't that cool so dress lightly. Not very strenuous so you don't need to be fit to enjoy. Some of the signs are a bit obtrusive and make photography a pain but it can be worked around.
  • This is a wonderful tour if you like history because this focuses mostly on the history of Jamaica. Be prepared to walk up and down a good amount of stairs. I find this location to be very informative

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