Tacky Falls

For a truly natural wonder, Tacky Falls is the secluded place to be. This hidden treasure is a mix of nature trail, swimming pool, and water park; it will not be a place you will soon forget, if you can manage to find it.

Tucked deep into the dense Jamaican forest, this this tall waterfall is surrounded by undeveloped land. You will have nearly ultimate privacy as you swim and explore. Just be careful, as the trails are steep and often wet, making it easy to trip and fall. Good shoes are requires that have superb traction. Also, do not expect any food vendors here, you will need to bring your own food, as well as chairs and a blanket if you are planning on having a picnic.


Tacky Falls is located west of Hope Bay, a village in Portland Parish; it is to the west of Port Antonio.

This waterfall requires a tour guide or someone who has visit the waterfall many times, as even many locals do not know where it is.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be chowing down on a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of Tacky Falls. Starlight Chalet & Health Spa Restaurant is an ideal locale to eat at before spending time at the waterfall, and is the most convenient option for visitors to this attraction. Dickie's Best Kept Secret and San San Tropez are some of the additional dining possibilities in close to this natural attraction. At San San Tropez you should eat some International meals and enjoy the culture of Jamaica.

Nearby Attractions

Additional local attractions include The Blue Mountains National Park, which is within driving range in the Blue Mountains. You might also think about heading over to Neville Antonio Park, which is another attraction not far away.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Attractions Near Tacky Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
The Blue Mountains National Park -- 6.3 mi. (18.0 km) SW 11.2 mi. Northeast of Kingston
Neville Antonio Park -- 10.6 mi. (0.2 km) E Port Antonio
Christ Church Historic Site 10.8 mi. (0.6 km) E Port Antonio
Folly Lighthouse Other Attraction 11.2 mi. (1.3 km) E Port Antonio

More Information

Location: Portland Parish, Jamaica


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