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Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios is a port town located on the northern coast of Jamaica. It is situated in the parish of Saint Ann, approximately 80 miles east of the capital, Kingston. Ocho Rios is a popular tourist destination, known for its stunning white sand beaches, lush green mountains, and crystal clear Caribbean waters.

The town is home to some of Jamaica’s most popular attractions, including Dunn’s River Falls, Dolphin Cove, and the White River. Visitors can also explore the town’s many shops, restaurants, and bars. Ocho Rios is also known for its lively nightlife, with plenty of live music, dancing, and entertainment.

The town’s history dates back to the 16th century, when it was first settled by the Spanish. In the 1700s, the British took control of the area and established a trading post. During the 19th century, the town became an important port for the export of sugar and bananas. In the 1950s, the tourism industry began to develop, and Ocho Rios became a popular destination for travelers from around the world.

Today, Ocho Rios is a vibrant and diverse town, with a population of approximately 30,000 people. The town is home to a variety of cultures and religions, including Jamaican, Chinese, Indian, and European. It is also home to a number of historic sites, such as the Columbus Park, the Fort Charles Museum, and the Ocho Rios Bay.

Ocho Rios is a beautiful and diverse destination that offers something for everyone. From its stunning beaches and lush mountains to its vibrant nightlife and cultural attractions, Ocho Rios is sure to provide an unforgettable experience for any traveler.

Excursion tips for a day in Ocho Rios

1. Visit Dunn’s River Falls: This is one of the most popular attractions in Ocho Rios and a must-see for any tourist. Climb the 600-foot terraced falls, take a dip in the natural pools, and explore the lush tropical gardens.

2. Go on a Dolphin Encounter at Dolphin Cove: Get up close and personal with the dolphins at this unique marine park. You can also swim with sharks, stingrays, and other sea creatures.

3. Take a Tour of the Bob Marley Museum: Learn about the life and music of the legendary Bob Marley at this museum. It features artifacts, photos, and videos from his life and career.

4. Relax on the Beach: Ocho Rios has some of the best beaches in Jamaica. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and enjoy the sun, sand, and crystal clear waters.

5. Shop at the Island Village Shopping Center: This shopping center has something for everyone. From souvenirs to local crafts, you’ll find it all here.

6. Go on a Jungle River Safari: Take a thrilling ride down the White River on a motorized raft. You’ll get to explore the jungle and experience the beauty of the Caribbean.

7. Enjoy the Nightlife: Ocho Rios is known for its vibrant nightlife. Visit the bars and clubs along the waterfront and dance the night away.

8. Take a Day Trip to Nine Mile: This is the birthplace of Bob Marley and a great place to learn more about the reggae legend. You can also visit his mausoleum.

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The climate in Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios has a tropical climate with average temperatures ranging from 75-90°F (24-32°C) year-round. Spring (March-May): The weather is warm and sunny during the spring months, with temperatures typically ranging from 80-86°F (27-30°C). Rainfall is low, but occasional showers can occur. Summer (June-August): The summer months are hot and humid, with temperatures reaching up to 95°F (35°C). Rainfall is more frequent during this time of year, with occasional tropical storms. Autumn (September-November): Temperatures in autumn are still warm, but not as hot as the summer months. The average temperature is between 80-86°F (27-30°C). Rainfall is still common, but not as frequent as during the summer months. Winter (December-February): Temperatures in winter are cooler, with the average temperature ranging from 75-80°F (24-27°C). Rainfall is low and the skies are usually clear.

Cruise weather for Ocho Rios

Our weather forecast for Ocho Rios helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 28.5 °C
38.5 m/s
48.6 m/s
41.2 %
24.1 m
79.3 %
1,015 hPa
05:40:24
18:48:21
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 28.3 °C
27.0 m/s
29.2 m/s
54.8 %
24.1 m
79.8 %
1,015 hPa
05:40:45
18:48:12
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 28.2 °C
29.9 m/s
34.6 m/s
52.7 %
24.0 m
78.8 %
1,014 hPa
05:41:06
18:48:01
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 28.2 °C
36.0 m/s
42.5 m/s
2.3 %
22.5 m
76.4 %
1,015 hPa
05:41:27
18:47:50
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 28.1 °C
44.6 m/s
55.1 m/s
27.4 %
24.1 m
76.8 %
1,015 hPa
05:41:48
18:47:37
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 28.4 °C
35.6 m/s
50.4 m/s
24.4 %
23.1 m
77.8 %
1,015 hPa
05:42:09
18:47:23
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 28.2 °C
42.1 m/s
52.1 m/s
51.5 %
22.6 m
77.8 %
1,016 hPa
05:42:30
18:47:09
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 28.6 °C
43.2 m/s
55.1 m/s
46.7 %
24.1 m
78.3 %
1,016 hPa
05:42:51
18:46:53
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 28.4 °C
29.6 m/s
37.4 m/s
39.4 %
24.1 m
79.4 %
1,016 hPa
05:43:11
18:46:36
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 28.3 °C
36.4 m/s
44.3 m/s
3.5 %
23.1 m
76.4 %
1,016 hPa
05:43:32
18:46:18
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 28.6 °C
36.0 m/s
45.7 m/s
30.0 %
24.1 m
77.8 %
1,018 hPa
05:43:52
18:45:59
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 28.6 °C
35.6 m/s
45.4 m/s
22.7 %
24.1 m
77.9 %
1,016 hPa
05:44:13
18:45:39
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 29.1 °C
min: 28.4 °C
46.1 m/s
56.5 m/s
44.1 %
24.1 m
77.8 %
1,015 hPa
05:44:33
18:45:18
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 28.7 °C
43.2 m/s
54.7 m/s
57.2 %
24.1 m
80.3 %
1,016 hPa
05:44:53
18:44:56

Cruises to Ocho Rios

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Scheduled ship calls in Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 15th 2024 Monday, 15th of Jul. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 16th 2024 Tuesday, 16th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 30th 2024 Tuesday, 30th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 7th 2024 Wednesday, 7th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 12th 2024 Monday, 12th of Aug. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 13th 2024 Tuesday, 13th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 26th 2024 Monday, 26th of Aug. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 27th 2024 Tuesday, 27th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 9th 2024 Monday, 9th of Sep. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 10th 2024 Tuesday, 10th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 23rd 2024 Monday, 23rd of Sep. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 24th 2024 Tuesday, 24th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 2nd 2024 Wednesday, 2nd of Oct. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 7th 2024 Monday, 7th of Oct. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 8th 2024 Tuesday, 8th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 16th 2024 Wednesday, 16th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 21st 2024 Monday, 21st of Oct. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2024 Tuesday, 22nd of Oct. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 30th 2024 Wednesday, 30th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Dream 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 31st 2024 Thursday, 31st of Oct. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Nov. 4th 2024 Monday, 4th of Nov. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 5th 2024 Tuesday, 5th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 10th 2024 Sunday, 10th of Nov. 2024 Mein Schiff 1 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Nov. 12th 2024 Tuesday, 12th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Miracle 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 13th 2024 Wednesday, 13th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 18th 2024 Monday, 18th of Nov. 2024 AIDAbella 08:00 am 04:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Nov. 18th 2024 Monday, 18th of Nov. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 19th 2024 Tuesday, 19th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 21st 2024 Thursday, 21st of Nov. 2024 MS Nieuw Amsterdam 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 24th 2024 Sunday, 24th of Nov. 2024 Mein Schiff 1 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Nov. 24th 2024 Sunday, 24th of Nov. 2024 MSC Divina 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 27th 2024 Wednesday, 27th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 27th 2024 Wednesday, 27th of Nov. 2024 Norwegian Epic 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Dec. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 3rd 2024 Tuesday, 3rd of Dec. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 3rd 2024 Tuesday, 3rd of Dec. 2024 MS Nieuw Statendam 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 8th 2024 Sunday, 8th of Dec. 2024 Mein Schiff 1 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Dec. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Dec. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Dec. 2024 MS Nieuw Amsterdam 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 15th 2024 Sunday, 15th of Dec. 2024 MS Eurodam 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 15th 2024 Sunday, 15th of Dec. 2024 Norwegian Gem 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 16th 2024 Monday, 16th of Dec. 2024 MSC Seascape 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 17th 2024 Tuesday, 17th of Dec. 2024 Carnival Horizon 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Dec. 2024 EXPLORA I 10:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Dec. 2024 Sky Princess 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Dec. 2024 Mein Schiff 1 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Dec. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Dec. 2024 MSC Divina 09:00 am 06:00 pm

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