The Ultimate Tour Guide to Chukka Cove Caribbean Adventures
Every visitor to the shores of Jamaica wants to experience the best of the island’s attractions. As a travel destination, Jamaica offers its visitors the ultimate thrill in the Jamaican experience. Included in the best of the island’s attractions is Chukka Cove Caribbean Adventure. Whether you are staying in Montego Bay, Ocho Rios or Runaway Bay, you can experience the “Chukka thrill”: River Tubing, the ATV Safari and Horse Back Riding and Swimming.
All participants’ personal belongings, towels, and cameras are taken to the beach by a van. Each tour group consists of no more than 40 persons with 8 to 10 expert guides.
Ocho Rios in St. Ann is one of the island’s hot spot for visitors. Your River Tubing experience begins with a drive through the hilly regions of Ocho Rios onto the “Spanish Bridge”, which is a 17th Century Landmark in the parish. It is here that you meet the friendly Chukka staff, who will prepare you for your tubing experience. After a brief safety instruction, you are provided with a life vest, a paddle, and a river tube.
Not to worry, the tubing guides are experts. They will take you on an exciting three-mile trip down the White River. This river is known for its beauty but also serves as a border for two eastern parishes; St. Ann and St. Mary. As you journey down the White River, notice the bamboo grooves, coconut plantations along the bank of the river. Catch a glimpse of local Jamaican in their homes along the riverside while you savor the exciting rapids and fascinating lagoons.
Enjoy your trip because when your river tubing ends, you’ll disembark and move onto the attractively designed White River Valley Park. Here you can check out the gift shop, or enjoy a drink at the Parrot Bar or gratify your taste buds with unforgettable yet tantalizing Jamaican cuisine. All at Chukka Cove Caribbean Adventures.
Horseback Ride N Swim
The Horseback Ride N Swim is an unforgettable experience. The tour lasts for 3 hours and players age 6 and upwards can participate. Careful, though, if you weigh more than 250lbs, you cannot participate. Your experience begins with a ride in an Air Conditioned bus along the beautiful coastline; bypassing the old-fashioned town of St. Ann’s Bay, the old capital of St. Ann and onto the Chukka Cove Polo Club.
Get in the saddle and get ready for your 3-hour ride on horseback through the districts of Richmond and Llandovery, two of Jamaica’s oldest sugar estates. Your horseback ride continues onto the beachfront leading to the private beach of Chukka Cove. Enjoy your “on the house” refreshments while your guides unsaddle your mount. Get ready for your memorable Chukka experience of bareback riding in the Caribbean Sea. Once done, you can take a shower and relax. Watch your guides prepare you for the return ride to Chukka Cove Caribbean Adventures as they re-saddle the horses.
The ATV Safari, Chukka Cove Adventure Tour
The ATV Safari is a 2-hour tour and is designed for the 16 + age group. The tour accommodates a maximum of 8 persons and 420 lbs. weight limit. Participants are given complimentary refreshment which includes water and fruit punch. Your safety is always paramount, so only experienced guides are assigned to your group. No worries if you have no ATV experience, you can still enjoy the tour. You can take along your swimwear, towel, sunscreen, long pants/jeans, sneakers, sunglasses, and cash/credit cards. This tour, however, is not an option if you are pregnant.
Be adventurous as you experience excitement on a different level. Your tour begins at the Chukka Cove Caribbean Adventures Farm. After brief instructions on safety including riding lesson, you are on your way across the Richmond property. You pass an old sugar factory as your guides retell stories of the history of this place.
Take a ride through a riverbed, plush forests, and tropical vegetation and make a stop in the community of Chester. Observe the children in their learning environment at the Chester All-Age School and listen to fascinating stories of the history of Chester.
Continue your journey deep into the charming countryside, along meandering paths through shaded passages, across riverbeds, up hills, and under the jungle “canopy”. Tired after all this traveling, stop and relax as you enjoy the refreshment you are served. Take in the breathtaking view of the coastline and the Caribbean Sea while you listen to more stories about historic events in the community.
Your return ride to Chukka Cove is a leisurely one. It ends with a dip in a pool, which is Chukka’s own private deep blue- water cove. The pool is perfectly carved out of by nature. Yes, revitalized your body, relax with this swim in the Caribbean Sea.
Experience the ultimate Chukka Cove Caribbean Adventure! It is definitely a fun adventure for the family!