There are so many water parks in Jamaica that the island may well be the king of water parks in the Caribbean. Besides, there are Jamaica rentals communities like Silver Sands Jamaica that have their own kids pools. From wave pools to full blown amusement-style parks, you’ll find a wide range of water parks in Jamaica. Two well known ones are Kool Runnings Park in Negril and the Dolphins Cove in Negril.
Kool Runnings Water Park: There is nothing more refreshing than a visit to Kool Runnings Water Park in the island’s ‘Capital of the Casual’ a favourite destination to spend a cool, fun filled day with the entire family. There are plenty of sliding options available from the staid to the adventurous. The 40 feet high and 385 meters long Green Grotto slide is one of the very few waterslides in the world which is equipped with the latest in 3-D visual reality imaging and audio technology which allows visitors to create their own ride. On Coconut Island, kids under 48” can have fun in a shallow pool with shorter slides under the supervision of well-trained lifeguards. The park’s dry area, ‘The Anancy Village’ also offers a wide range of escapades.
Dolphins Cove: The marine park offers fun for the entire family. The cove in Ocho Rios is surrounded by 5 acres of lush tropical rain forest and is set against the backdrop of Jamaica’s picturesque North Coast.
It promises you an experience of a lifetime. Guided tours to the park are also available. The most unique attraction here is the swim with a pair of adorable bottlenose dolphins. For this, you’ll first get an orientation from the instructor after which you can wade into the water and play and swim with the mammals.
You can also go for a kayaking expedition in the Caribbean Sea and if you wish opt to captain your own mini-boat and get a glimpse of the underwater world. There is also a jungle trail in the rainforest which you can explore. You’ll be able to glimpse the rare flora and fauna and plants indigenous to the island.
Both Negril and Ocho Rios are within convenient distance of Silver Sands Jamaica.