Posted August 20th, 2004, 10:52 PM
Last edited by TexEm; August 20th, 2004 at 11:10 PM Reason: additional info
one thing you might want to consider is the number of ships in the port the day you arrive--there's a website that you can find that out at (I'll have to look for it and post again). When we landed in MoBay off the Caribbean Princess in July, our guide told us MoBay only gets 1-2 ships a week, where Ocho Rios gets more. So crowds might be a factor. Also, most of the ships' excursions are similar--Dunns River Falls, river tubing, etc.--so check out the ships' excursions for both ships online, that may help you decide. Both places have Margaritavilles, although they are different. From what I've read on these boards, you should definitely have anything pre-arranged, whether you decide to do an excursion or arrange a local guide on your own. In other words, don't just go off on your own.
We hired Trevor Hudlin ([email protected]
) and he took us to Mayfield Falls (www.mayfieldfalls.com
)--all 11 of us had a great time, and Jamaica was one of our favorite ports ever! Good luck in deciding.
Found website for ships in port in MoBay--www.montego-bay-jamaica.com, will keep looking for Ocho Rios website. Try this thread: http://boardscruisecritic.com/showthread.php.t=28756
Hope it works! If not, look for thread "Good place to find..."