5 Best Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Jamaica

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Your search for a place filled with fun and frolic is over. Welcome to Jamaica, an island located on the Caribbean Sea! Jamaica is the third-largest island in the Caribbean after Cuba and Hispaniola. Columbus, who discovered this place - what he once called Santiago - deemed it “the fairest isle that eyes have beheld”. This island reflects a rich colonial history as can be seen in the places with English, French, and Spanish names. It has a tropical climate, a diverse ecosystem, and friendly locals. As the country that gifted us Bob Marley and his music, you can imagine just how prolific and hip their culture is. While you are here, enjoy their beaches and visit some of these theme parks that are sure to fill your trip with lots of amusement. Read on to discover the best theme parks and amusement parks in Jamaica.

1. Funland Jamaica

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Located on Old Hope Road, Funland Jamaica is a family park that can be found inside Hope Gardens. Their tagline is “where the fun never ends” which is very true! Formerly known as Coconut Park, it was relaunched as Funland Jamaica in 2017. They accept private bookings and also cater to the general public. This amusement park welcomes kids of all ages and sizes, and it’s selling point is that there are entertainment options for the parents as well. Over 13 rides can be enjoyed by the young ones - and the young at heart. Once you are in the park, you are sure to have an amazing time, as there is no end to the entertainment. This place is divided into three zones: the Drop Zone, the Fun Zone, and the Splash Zone. You will have to visit and experience them all, although the names already suggest the nature of the rides. The whole park is designed to promote outdoor rides, however, there are also gaming arcades here for the screen enthusiasts!

Funland Jamaica

Address: Hope Gardens, Kingston, Jamaica

Website: Funland Jamaica

Opening hours: Fri - Sun: 10am - 7pm (closed from Mon - Thu)

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2. Jireh Eco Adventure Park

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If you happen to be in Golden Spring, do visit Jireh Eco Adventure Park, situated in Temple Hall Estate. The unique feature of this park is that they not only provide great family entertainment but they also encourage people to be mindful of the environment. This place is not just for kids because even the adults will find various things to enjoy here. Their customer service is great, another reason that draws people here. You can even book parties, outings, and group packages with them. With a variety of entertainment options to choose from, you should plan to check out the merry-go-round - it is a much-loved ride that even the adults adore. Their waterslides are also noteworthy, and you can slip and splash here on a hot day to make the most of your trip. If you are in a mood for some paintball, they have a range all set up where you can enjoy a fun round.

Jireh Eco Adventure Park

Address: Temple Hall Estate Great House, Golden Spring, Jamaica

Opening hours: Sun: 2pm - 6pm (closed from Mon - Sat)

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3. Kool Runnings Water Park

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Kool Runnings Water Park is an award-winning waterpark and also the largest of its kind in Jamaica. They offer thrilling rides that will surely spike up your adrenaline! The rides range from the usual adventure rides like waterslides and go-karting to other activities like paintball and the unusual astronaut experience. You can fuel yourself with the food options they have, which are tasty and a good value for money. Their adorable park mascot Mikie Manatee does a “Mikie Skank” performance on the entertainment stage, something that will be amusing for your whole family. Kayaking and rafting are available, and you can also take some time out to stop by the gift shop. This park also runs various options for discounts on their social media handles, so make sure to check them out before visiting. The staff is friendly and they have reliable lifeguards on duty.

Kool Runnings Water Park

Address: Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica

Website: Kool Runnings Water Park

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 10am - 5pm (closed on Mon)

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4. Mystic Mountain

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A magical entrance to an adventure land opens up in Mystic Mountains. They have many options that will cater to various moods. If you want to relax, grab your swimwear and head to the infinity pool. The skylift will give you a breathtaking view of Ocho Rios and the forest. Be sure to check out the bobsled ride to enjoy the adventure of a lifetime. The zipline adventure is also a one-of-a-kind experience that will unquestionably be a memorable addition to your trip. If you have doubts on which one to choose, go for all of them! The visitor center at the top of the mountain has an ongoing expo that showcases the history and culture of Jamaica. The hummingbird garden, plaza, shops, and restaurant are more reasons why you should visit this park. Previous visitors have rated Mystic Mountain highly and termed it a must-visit place.

Mystic Mountain

Address: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Website: Mystic Mountain

Opening hours: 8am - 5pm (daily)

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5. Wata Land Water Park

In the area of St. Ann and St. Mary, you will find this amazing water park. The name Wata Land has a twofold meaning: it keeps the White River’s name intact in Wata and it also implies “what a land”. This park features a three-acre lake that has a huge aqua park with an obstacle course, race slides, and a splash center. This breathtaking lake is enclosed by scenic vegetation from the White River Valley, which shows that this park is preserving its natural environment while still providing a fun-filled entertainment venue. They offer bookings for a private pick-up and drop-off from and to your hotel, so reaching this place will not be an issue. Fun activities are available for both kids and adults. You will find shallow regions for the young ones, so your tiny tots can enjoy splashing around. Kayaking and inflatable sailing can be enjoyed at the lake. Do visit this amazing waterpark to enjoy the rides and eco-friendly environment.

Wata Land Water Park

Address: Ocho, Rios, Jamaica

Website: Wata Land Water Park

Opening hours: 10am - 5:30pm (daily)

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These are some of the best theme parks in Jamaica. Hopefully, this article has helped you pick the right theme park to visit. Choose your favorite or visit them all. There will not be a dull moment while you are here. Just don’t forget to wear some sunblock and pack your swimwear. Fasten your seatbelts and get ready to enjoy these super adventurous theme parks in Jamaica!

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