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Old September 13th, 2005, 10:19 PM
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Default Montego Bay or Ocho Rios

Planning to book a cruise on the Star Princess: either stopping in Montego Bay or Ocho Rios. Any pros or cons for either port.

We are just a couple, no kids.
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Old September 15th, 2005, 12:28 PM
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If you are doing Ocho Rios....Dunn's River Falls is a lot of fun.
In Jamaica, we make it a practice not to wonder around on our own. I would suggest that you only do organized group activities.
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We've been to both repeatedly. I feel safer in Montego Bay port but that may be just me. Lots of fun excursions at both. Main advice is don't do excursions that go to the other port - too much time on bus and more dangerous. Say in Montego - don't go to falls in Ochos Rios... Debbie
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Old September 29th, 2005, 12:55 PM
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8) Looking for a nice tour with shopping, family of 4 (two Teenagers) not really beach fans, I already looked into Sunset Beach, maybe an option.
Any help will be appreciated, thanks.
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If you want to do Dunn's River Falls, you're best bet is to take a cruise that goes to Ocho Rios & do the Cool Runnings excursion. It is a lot of fun! If you go to Montego Bay, it is an unpleasant bus ride to Dunns River. Make sure you wear substantial footwear for climbing the falls. Have fun!
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