Unlike many other exotic popular vacation attractions, Jamaica has purposely created a number of family friendly attraction for those vacationing with kids. From kid-friendly hotels to a wide selection of kid friendly activities, you will not have to hear the words “I’m bored” from your kids in Jamaica. With so many options you really cannot go wrong but to help narrow there choices down here are the top picks of kid-friendly activities that the whole family can enjoy on your next trip to Jamaica.
This attraction is more appropriate for those with older children or teenagers. Here you will find waterfalls that flow right into the ocean, guided hikes are offered for the whole family, and if you do have smaller children you can still take them here. The waterfall area has plenty of viewing sections that incorporate the proper child safety rails for infants to view the falls as well.
2 Dolphin Cove :
Swimming with the dolphins is a truly unique experience that children from the age four and up can partake in Jamaica. Not only will your kids be able to swim up close and personal with a number of dolphins, Dolphins Cove, located in Ocho Rios, also has plenty of other activities for kids of all ages as well. From feeding and care to observing the dolphin’s everyday life, this is one place you will want to take the kids to.
Located in Walter Fletcher Beach, Aqua sol is a watersports theme park. You can typically book a bus tour through Jamaica Get Away Travels to the theme park for more convenience. Aqua sol offers kids ages five and up plenty of water activities from banana boat rides and wave runners as well as go-kart racing.
4. Doctors Cove Beach :
You can book a trip to Doctors cove through most hotels and is perfect for families with kids ages four and up. Not only do you get to enjoy the beautiful beach but the kids can burn out some of their energy on the trampolines located here.
A visit to the Bob Marley Museum is the perfect educational and music lovers tour. There are three different museums located in Jamaica dedicated to Bob Marley but the best one is located in Kingston.
Another way to give your kids some education value during your vacation is visiting the Columbus Park Museum, which is located on the same spot that Christopher Columbus was set to first step foot when he landed in Jamaica. Here your kids will learn a great deal about the history and culture of Jamaica and is best suited for kids eight and up.
7. Braco Stables Tours:
One of the best things you can do is arrange for a horseback riding tour through Jamaica. There are plenty of tours of this type that you can book through Jamaica Get Away Travels and tours tend to be the most popular as well as the Martha Brae Bamboo tours that offer different packages for families.
If you are in the Montego area of Jamaica this is one excursion you will not want to miss out on. These boat safaris will introduce you children to the many marine life animals of Jamaica, or you can book a catamaran boat trip to go snorkeling with the fish.
9. Captain Hook’s Pirate Ship Adventure:
If you have kids who really enjoy their peter pan and pirate tales, then this is one place you will want to plan a family dinner at. You will set sail on an 18th-century Spanish galleon replica, experience, and ship to ship battle and enjoy a delicious family meal as well.
10. Prospect Plantation :
Take you children on an educational tour of the 1000 acre 18th-century agricultural estate that is still working today. You will learn about the locally grown crops, get to sample some of the fresh coconuts and have a chance to feed the ostriches. You can even let your children take a ride on a camel if they are 8-12.