Jamaica Tourist Board

Splash in Jamaican Waterfalls

– Treasures of the Island –

All India, 30th November 2015: Nature being Jamaica’s best draw, the country is truly rich in its landscapes and waters. Jamaica is dotted with natural wonders like rivers and waterfalls that often run between boundaries, separating the islands 14 parishes.  With waterfalls that can be easily climbed, rivers to float down, and pools to slip into and cool down, a Jamaican waterfall tour should be on the discovery list for all the explorers.

Konoko Falls: Nestled into the hills of St. Ann parish, the 200 ft Konoko falls will soothe you. With fantastic views, deep pools, natural showers with a curtain of water, botanical garden, small zoo, jerk hut, etc., Konoko Falls offers a complete submersion.

Mayfield Falls: With bright green water surrounded by tropical trees, Mayfield Falls is a spot for total refreshment and complete relaxation. 20 smaller cascades run together to make up this waterfall with calm trails. Ideal for nature tours, Mayfield falls is also an excellent spot for hiking, cliff jumping and cave diving.

Reach Falls: Hidden in the John Crow Mountain Range, Reach falls were discovered by runaway slaves. The eco-attraction is an exotic waterfall cascading down a rock into an emerald river pool. Offering a comforting soak, the falls features a natural heart-shaped Jacuzzi which invigorates body and mind.

Tacky Falls: With water tumbling over 60 metres of greenery-lined rocks, Tacky Falls are named after a slave that led the slave rebellion in the area. These isolated falls are almost in a vertical formation offering stunning views.

Discovery Falls: Located in a secluded mountain setting, surrounded with palm trees, and lagoons from natural springs, Discovery Falls is pure and amusing. Discovery Falls is famous for its zip line activities, but less adventurous can choose to play in natural mineral spring’s pool under the waterfalls and walk the beautiful natural paths on the mountain.

Somerset Falls: Somerset Falls sits behind a hedge of bright red ginger lilies and green bottlebrush plants. This nature lovers paradise if more that just a waterfall, filled with gardens and ponds. One can take a rowboat ride through a narrow tributary and explore the ‘Hidden Falls’.

YS Falls: A magnificent seven-tired cascading waterfall offering spectacular views, YS Falls are pristine. The large pools at each level are fed by underground and above ground springs allowing for a refreshing swim.

Dunn’s River Falls: One of the most famous natural attractions in Jamaica, Dunn’s River falls is a favourite among visitors of the island. Around 55 metres high, climbing the limestone rock while enjoying the cascading pool along the way is a thrilling trail.

With rich landscapes and crystal clear waters, Jamaican waterfalls never fail to surprise its visitors and give an experience to cherish for lifetime.

About Jamaica Tourist Board
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), founded in 1955, is Jamaica’s national tourism agency based in the capital city of Kingston. The JTB was declared the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board by the World Travel Awards (WTA) from 2006 to 2015. Also in 2015, Jamaica earned the WTA’s vote for the Caribbean’s Leading Destination and the Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination for the tenth consecutive year. Additionally, Ocho Rios was named the Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Port; Sangster International Airport was voted the Caribbean’s Leading Airport; Club Mobay was named the Caribbean’s Leading Airport Lounge; Dolphin Cove was voted the Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction; the Montego Bay Convention Center was named the Caribbean’s Leading Meeting & Conventions Center; and GO! Jamaica Travel was named the Caribbean’s Leading Tour Operator.

JTB offices are located in Kingston, Montego Bay, Miami, Toronto and London. Representative offices are located in Berlin, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Delhi and Tokyo.

For details on upcoming special events, attractions and accommodations in Jamaica go to the JTB’s Web site at www.visitjamaica.com or call the Jamaica Tourist Board at 1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422). Follow the JTB on Facebook at www.facebook.com/visitjamaica, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/visitjamaicanow, on Instagram at www.instagram.com/visitjamaica,  on Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/myjamaica, or on YouTube at www.youtube.com/myjamaicajtb. View the JTB blog at www.islandbuzzjamaica.com.

For Further Information, please contact:
Jamaica Tourist Board
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Ms. Mariya Kapadia | 022 24981777 | Email: visitjamaica@gmail.com