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Jamaica Zipline and Kayak Adventure on the Great River

  • 2-hour kayaking and ziplining trip on the Great River
  • Paddle through a variety of gentle and active river rapids
  • Purchase action-shot photos of your adventure
Jamaica Zipline and Kayak Adventure on the Great River
From US$ 110.00
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Morning DepartureMost Popular
Tour starts at 10:30am
From US$ 110.00
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Tour starts at 1:30pm
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Kayak and zipline over the Jamaica's Great River during this 2-hour guided tour from Negril. With your expert adventure guide, cross the rushing river on 3 different ziplines, glide through some gentle rapids. Along the way, learn about the history and culture of the island from your guide. All zipline and kayak equipment, lunch and round-trip transportation from Negril and Montego Bay hotels is included.
What to Expect
Following pickup at your hotel in Montego Bay or Negril, board a comfortable vehicle for your trip into the hills of the Jamaican interior. 
Upon arrival at the Great River activity center, disembark and meet your adventure guides. Listen to a brief safety lecture and orientation, then get geared up for the exciting day's activities. Learn how to safely enter and exit your kayak, basic paddle strokes and steering. Note that you may also have the option of river tubing instead of kayaking.
Once you feel comfortable, launch into the Great River, which flows northwest of Montego Bay into the Caribbean. As you slice through the water, pay attention to the local wildlife and plants around you. Your guide will point out colorful bird life, fruit and tropical foliage like ginger lilies and lobster-claw heliconias. 
After some time on the river, pull up on one of the banks and stow your kayak gear. Set out on a short trek to the zipline platforms and listen to a short zipline safety briefing and orientation. Get fitted for a harness and helmet, then clip on and zip off through the jungle. During your 150-foot (46-meter) journey through the canopy, you'll land on 2 other platforms with great views.
Climb back in your kayak and drift peacefully back to the activity center, where you'll enjoy a provided lunch of traditional Jamaican food. Then enjoy drop-off back at your hotel.
Reviews (15)
1 - 5 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Awesome fun ziplining!

Awesome fun ziplining. Our crew was great and made us feel safe! Our crews names are Jimmy,Murray, Nelson, & Super Mario. They were great!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lynn V
Reviewed 18 August 2018
Great Because Of Guides

This was a great experience because of our guides, Leona and John. I was a nervous wreck at the beginning of our ziplining adventure because of a previous bad experience. I told Leona about getting stuck on my glove years ago, and she reassured me...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank P2333YDdonnam
Reviewed 10 August 2018
Shadae Was The Best Tour Guide Ever!!!

Shadae was very knowledgable about the history and culture of Jamaica and helped make our ride up to the zipline eventful. My family loves to have a good time and she fit right in! We listened to music and she sang right along with us,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Taye R
Reviewed 23 July 2018
Best part of our whole trip!!

This was SO fun. Cher, Wilson and Troy helped us with zip lining. They were all so fun and made us feel very safe. It was our first time to zip line and they were helpful and patient with us. You zip line several times...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DrJandJ
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This was absolutely one of my highlights of my trip to Jamaica. My daughters wedding was first and this was second. The zipline and then tubing were awesome. The guides were very personable, friendly and quit entertaining as well. I could not have asked for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Daniel B
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