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Taste of Jamaica Beach Cookout

Access from: Ocho Rios


Key info

  • Tour ID: 53472
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Easy
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • Fern Gully
  • Spice Mountain
  • Local cuisine
  • Flora & Fauna

From $141.62pp

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 53472
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Easy
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • Fern Gully
  • Spice Mountain
  • Local cuisine
  • Flora & Fauna

Itinerary

Pick up at the Cruise Port
Breathtaking sightseeing
Drive through the communities and countryside outside Ocho Rios
Introduction to some of Jamaica’s Medicinal Herbs and Spices – Visitors will be shown some of our Herbs and spices on location, along with our fruit trees and livestock.
Beach Cookout where guests can be the chef or watch and learn how to make Jamaican Jerk Chicken. They will also sample Jelly coconuts, Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee, Rum Punch, Red Stripe Beer and a wide variety of our fruits will be on display for tasting.
Our National dish, Ackee and codfish will be served with yams, sweet potatoes and jerk chicken for lunch.
Cultural music such as mento and reggae will be played while guests enjoy their time on the beach. Live drumming and dancing will be on hand as guests learn dancehall and African moves.
Return to Cruise Ship

You will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions representative ready to guide you towards your air-conditioned vehicle to commence your tour. 

As you disembark your cruise ship in Ocho Rios, you will begin with a scenic journey through the Fern Gully and head towards the Spice Mountain, where you can experience the best scenery that Jamaica has to offer.

At this beautiful countryside viewpoint, you can enjoy the Flora & Fauna of Ocho Rios, you will have the chance to have a quick glimpse of the indigenous fruit trees, herbs & spices whilst taking in the stunning scenery. 

Upon leaving the countryside, this is where you will have the real Jamaican experience of tasting the local cuisine and have the hands-on experience of cooking the food yourself!

As you approach the next stop of the tour, you will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere where you will be able to sample some Jamaican Rum Punch, Red Stripe Beer, Jerk Chicken, Ackee & Codfish with ripe Plantain, Sweet Potato, Yam & Roasted Breadfruit including other Jamaican specialities. 

Your food is served in the traditional Calabash dish, you will really feel the Jamaican experience with this special touch.

The tour does not end here! You will now have the opportunity to learn how to make the Jamaican Jerk Chicken, amongst other fun filled activities. 

Once you’re cooking experience, is completed you will then have the chance to learn a few of the famous dancing steps, (if you wish!) Learn some of the moves that Jamaica's dance hall and Reggae artists have inspired the dancers to create. 

As your fun-filled tour comes to and end, sit back, relax and enjoy a scenic drive back to Ocho Rios port to re-join your cruise ship in plenty of time for your departure. 

Note: If you have any allergies, please inform us upon booking in the special requests box. If you require further information, please contact our 24/7 Guest Service team. 

  • Full details

    Key info

    • Tour ID: 53472
    • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Pick up point: Port
    • Activity level: Easy

    Top highlights

    • Fern Gully
    • Spice Mountain
    • Local cuisine
    • Flora & Fauna

    Itinerary

    Pick up at the Cruise Port
    Breathtaking sightseeing
    Drive through the communities and countryside outside Ocho Rios
    Introduction to some of Jamaica’s Medicinal Herbs and Spices – Visitors will be shown some of our Herbs and spices on location, along with our fruit trees and livestock.
    Beach Cookout where guests can be the chef or watch and learn how to make Jamaican Jerk Chicken. They will also sample Jelly coconuts, Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee, Rum Punch, Red Stripe Beer and a wide variety of our fruits will be on display for tasting.
    Our National dish, Ackee and codfish will be served with yams, sweet potatoes and jerk chicken for lunch.
    Cultural music such as mento and reggae will be played while guests enjoy their time on the beach. Live drumming and dancing will be on hand as guests learn dancehall and African moves.
    Return to Cruise Ship

    You will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions representative ready to guide you towards your air-conditioned vehicle to commence your tour. 

    As you disembark your cruise ship in Ocho Rios, you will begin with a scenic journey through the Fern Gully and head towards the Spice Mountain, where you can experience the best scenery that Jamaica has to offer.

    At this beautiful countryside viewpoint, you can enjoy the Flora & Fauna of Ocho Rios, you will have the chance to have a quick glimpse of the indigenous fruit trees, herbs & spices whilst taking in the stunning scenery. 

    Upon leaving the countryside, this is where you will have the real Jamaican experience of tasting the local cuisine and have the hands-on experience of cooking the food yourself!

    As you approach the next stop of the tour, you will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere where you will be able to sample some Jamaican Rum Punch, Red Stripe Beer, Jerk Chicken, Ackee & Codfish with ripe Plantain, Sweet Potato, Yam & Roasted Breadfruit including other Jamaican specialities. 

    Your food is served in the traditional Calabash dish, you will really feel the Jamaican experience with this special touch.

    The tour does not end here! You will now have the opportunity to learn how to make the Jamaican Jerk Chicken, amongst other fun filled activities. 

    Once you’re cooking experience, is completed you will then have the chance to learn a few of the famous dancing steps, (if you wish!) Learn some of the moves that Jamaica's dance hall and Reggae artists have inspired the dancers to create. 

    As your fun-filled tour comes to and end, sit back, relax and enjoy a scenic drive back to Ocho Rios port to re-join your cruise ship in plenty of time for your departure. 

    Note: If you have any allergies, please inform us upon booking in the special requests box. If you require further information, please contact our 24/7 Guest Service team. 

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