Once home to the most notoriously wicked place in the world, Port Royal, in the days of pirates who ruled the seas, the city has grown over the years to now house approximately 22% of Jamaica's population. With a rich history of colonial days, rebellion, civilian upheaval and change to nurturing, music legends and iconic Jamaicans from all fields, the capital city tells the story of the island itself. Taking the time to do one of the many tours of the city or partaking in the ones that start from here is a unique experience not to be missed.
Island Routes ‘Let’s Go Native’ Kingston City Tour
Ride in style to the capital city of Kingston to see its cultural sites like the famous Bob Marley Museum, the 19th century Devon House mansion with a stop for lunch and their must-try famous ice cream, then take in the architectural wonder of the Holy Trinity Cathedral and marvel at the unique works of art at the National Gallery before heading back to Montego Bay in style.
JUTC Kingston Tours
Jump on a traditional Jamaican city bus for one or all four fun tours of Kingston. Head out to the former wickedest city in the world for the Yo Ho Ho and A Bottle of Rum tour or explore the Spirit of Reggae through musical sites of the capital city, including the Bob Marley Museum. Take in some national history and culture on the Heritage Tour or just take the Drive Out tour to get a great overview of the city.
Best of Kingston Tour
Embark on a scenic drive through Kingston city, the capital of Jamaica and the world’s seventh largest natural harbor. This experience combines music, arts, food and history together - tour of the Bob Marley Museum, unravel the mysteries of Port Royal and explore the streets of Jamaica's Capital.
Blue Mountain Bicycling Tour from Kingston
Cycle through the cool Blue Mountains the highest point in Jamaica, and famous for its world-class coffee. You’ll experience a glimpse of life on a coffee farm and sample the gourmet brew while learning about Jamaica’s culture. Wrap up the leisurely downhill bike tour by splashing in the refreshing waterfalls at the end of the trail.
Story of Jamaican Music Tour
On the Story of Jamaican Music Tour you are immersed in Jamaican music, from mento to ska to Rock Steady to Reggae to Dancehall. Visit music studios, meet Jamaican musicians, and be captivated by the story told by knowledgeable and friendly guides.
Kingston Walking Tours
Every Sunday take a cultural tour or meet in Emancipation Park every Thursday at 9 a.m. with comfortable walking shoes and money for lunch and city bus transportation as you learn about the city while you stroll and ramble your way through Kingston with some new friends.
Kingston Rum Tour
Jamaica is known for its rum. Usually to do a rum tour you need to take a 3 hour journey. With this brand new tour, you get picked up, taken to a trendy, well stocked bar with knowledgeable experts who will impress you with their knowledge of Jamaican alcohol. It’s not just rum either, there will be Jamaican wine and other alcoholic beverages. There is no better way to spend an afternoon.
Arrowhead Birding Tours
A day tour where you spend the morning in the cool Blue Mountains and the afternoon in the botanical areas of Hope Gardens in Kingston with the chance ot possibly spot 25 of the 29 species endemic to Jamaica with snacks, lunch and some relaxing moments along the way, with a customizable version available.
One of many excellent tours offered by Island Outpost, take a roving road trip through the city. Sightseeing, people watching, souvenir shopping, eats, sweets, treats and enticements. Visit places of interest, shops and outdoor markets, restaurants, cafes and roadside vendor, historical buildings, galleries, museums and more.
Customized tours from one end of the island to the other, including an introduction to the Rastafarian way of life, downtown music tours, history, culture and so much more.
Day Tour Kingston Art Trek
Discover Kingston and Jamaica through the medium of art! On this amazing tour you will go from gallery to gallery, meeting artists and curators, being inspired by the creativity of Jamaicans and learning about the vibrant culture that is Jamaica.
Kingston City Explorer
Journey through the capital learning of its history and heritage. You will hear the stories behind the music, the streets, the buildings, and the communities.
Blue Mountain Path Finder
Travelling through the communities of the Blue Mountains, you will be transported to an area with lush vegetation and compelling stories. Take a Green Break on the Blue Mountain Path Finder and discover the rich flavour of Blue Mountain Coffee, the wonderful art of Jamaicans, and of course the beauty that Mother Nature has bestowed on our fair isle.
Bob Marley Museum Tour
The Bob Marley Museum is the former home of the reggae legend. Bob’s home is filled with rich memories and treasured mementos, which seek to preserve the life and accomplishment of this great Jamaican and outstanding musician.
Ultimate Blue Mountain Coffee Excursion
Our Day in the Blue Mountains takes you through the lushest region of the Blue Mountains where the truest of blue mountain coffee beans are grown, introducing you to the most spectacular, interesting and historic coffee estates in Jamaica.