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Expert Review of Green Grotto Caves

Parks and Outdoors Review of Green Grotto Caves

Away Travel Expert: Lynne Sullivan
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ParksExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
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Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • This underground maze located between Ocho Rios and Montego Bay features many intriguing rock formations, stalactites, and stalagmites, which are lighted by sun pouring in through holes in the ceiling.
  • Arawak natives found shelter in the Green Grotto Caves before the island was discovered by Columbus, and these skilled artisans left paintings on the walls.
  • The James Bond movie Live and Let Die was filmed here.
The Green Grotto Cave is 5,003 feet (1,525 meters) long and 39 feet (12 meters) deep. No sunlight reaches the subterranean lake at the bottom, and the creatures that live in the water are blind. Guides lead groups into the cavern, which was created

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Address:
Just off main coastal road (A3), 3km (1 3/4 miles) from Discovery Bay and 4km (2 1/2 miles) west of Runaway Bay
Discovery Bay,
Jamaica
Parking: Daily 9am-4pm
Price: Admission US$20 (£10) adults, US$10 (£5) children 4-12


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 876/973-2841
Price Information: Admission US$20 (£10) adults, US$10 (£5) children 4-12
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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