The Picture Perfect Family Day in Portland at Reach Falls

The Picture Perfect Family Day in Portland at Reach Falls

Reach Falls in Port Antonio is located only an hour and a half away from the bustling town of Ocho Rios, one of the most revered cities in Jamaica for shoppers, food lovers, and history enthusiasts. Found in the lush Montane Forest of the John Crow Mountains, tourists who embrace sustainability and wildlife can't get enough of this hidden natural gem.

The majestic waterfall is overwhelmingly beautiful and surrounded by dense vegetation that serves as the home to indigenous species of birds. Birdwatching is especially captivating at Reach Falls, where diverse birds regularly take flight, filling the air with color and soothing melodies. If you're lucky enough to see it, some say that a wild pig can be spotted at the falls! From a distant perspective, you'll notice that the waterfalls cascade into a natural heart-shaped pool, making it even more intriguing and romantic for visitors.

This natural spectacle is also a destination that has been featured in major Hollywood films including the classic retelling of Lord of the Flies and the Tom Cruise movie Cocktails. Take time to learn the history of Reach Falls during your tour, which is believed to have first been discovered by runaway slaves seeking a safe haven from their masters. Don't forget to visit the alluring underground cave during your trek and stop for an intimate picnic surrounded by natural sights you'll never forget.