Island Routes Caribbean Adventures launched a tour series in Jamaica aboard its 65-foot double-decker Calipsoul, a catamaran in Ocho Rios. The vessel is equipped with an all-inclusive bar, DJ booth, snorkeling equipment, a water slide and a crew of 11.
There are three cruises available: the Dunn’s River Catamaran Cruise, four hours, $109 per person; the Family Reggae Cruise, four hours, which includes an extensive snorkeling tour, $109; and the Lover’s Rock Catamaran Cruise at sunset, two and a half hours, $95.
The company also introduced three land programs in Jamaica, using Mini-Cooper cars to explore Ocho Rios, Portland and Montego Bay.
Each tour features an island escort who leads guests along the various routes.
The full-day tour to Portland includes heritage sites, Jamaican folk dancing and a taste of authentic jerk, priced at $450 for up to two passengers ($550 in a convertible).
The half-day Montego Bay tour is $350 for two passengers, $450 in a convertible, and includes a river rafting adventure, tour of Falmouth and visit to a jerk center.
The half-day Ocho Rios program, priced at $350 and $450, respectively, visits Dunn’s River, a working farm and a jerk center.