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. Readers can find more details about diving opportunities in this area, can do so here.


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.

Like to fish? Port Antonio isn't exactly overrun with charter operators, but there's one charter operator you should be aware of. Make your way to this extended discussion about fishing in the area if you want to get additional information.


If there are some folks who enjoy shopping vacationing with you, they might enjoy exploring a few of the 29 retail stores in the area. Navigate to this extended discussion if you want to get information concerning shopping in Port Antonio.


Another great activity is spending some time soaking in the sights and sounds of daily life in Port Antonio. Sights in the area include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Vacationers who enjoy being outside will probably enjoy visiting the area's waterfalls and the outdoor park. To see our complete guide to sightseeing attractions and opportunities, see this page.


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