The cruise ship port of Falmouth Jamaica is centrally located. It is situated on the northern coast of Jamaica and is the busiest cruise ship pier on the island. An historic Georgian town, Falmouth is known to be to be the first town in the western hemisphere to have had piped running water even before New York City. This operation started in 1797 and the old waterwheel that was used still turns.
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises operated by Royal Caribbean Ltd, Disney Cruise Line and MSC Cruises among others call on port regularly making Falmouth Jamaica a well visited port. The newly built dock is properly laid out, modern and spacious.
Shore excursions in and around Falmouth Jamaica are plenty. The city Montego Bay the island’s tourist capital is just 30 minutes west and has a plethora of gift shops, five golf courses, beautiful beaches and an array of other water and land activities.
Certainly depending on what your interests are, there are other shore excursions to suit your style. Horseback ride and swim, river tubing, kayaking, a romantic rafting tour down the Martha Brae River and ATV tours are just some of the many shore excursions that can be done on your short sojourn on the island.
Ocho Rios is just an hour east of Falmouth and is the home of Jamaica’s best waterfalls. Dunn’s River Falls needs no introduction it’s the island’s premier natural attraction. Also there is the Blue Hole ‘Secret Falls’ which is just half an hour farther east is certainly better and less touristy. At this falls one gets to rope swing, dive, jump, swim, explore caves and just plain river frolicking.