Activities in Port Antonio

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In spite of the run down look and feel of the town, Port Antonio is a frequently visited tourist destination in Jamaica.  Still, it remains a laid back destination and visitors don't have to worry too much about crowds interrupting their flow as they participate in activities like art gallery hopping, hiking the jungle trails, taking a dip in the Blue Hole, and enjoying the lively nightlife. 


Port Antonio Diving

Port Antonio has its share of dive sites, though they tend to be a bit high in difficulty, and are only recommended for intermediate and advanced divers.

There is one dive service to choose from. To read a more complete discussion of diving opportunities in this area go to this article.


Port Antonio is a city slowly growing in popularity for fishermen. However, with the abundance of large fish like blue marlin just offshore, it is not hard to understand why this area is becoming more noticed by fishermen.

Want to catch some fish during your vacation? Port Antonio isn't quite overrun with fishing charters, but there is one charter operator in the area, and many more fish. To navigate to our complete page about deep sea fishing, visit this page.


If you're vacationing with some shopping fanatics they might enjoy exploring some of the 29 retail shops in the area. To visit our detailed page about shopping in Port Antonio, use this link.


Most visitors spend some time experiencing the sights and sounds of Port Antonio. Among other things, the area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Vacationers who like the open air will frequently have a good time at the area's waterfalls and the outdoor park. Click this link to see our page about area sightseeing and attractions.


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