We pick you up at the airport in either Kingston or Montego Bay and transfer you to your accommodation. If we booked the accommodation, then we will assist with check-in.
Enjoy your welcome dinner.
The Jamaican culture class will give you an overview of the most crucial aspects of the Jamaican culture, including our history, currency, music, the way of life of the typical Jamaican, and much more.
You will also receive a fun yet informative lesson on Patois, which is a local dialect spoken here. You will learn greetings, gender pronouns, and words and phrases you will likely hear before you leave the island.
Each trip is customized based on your group’s area of expertise or interest. Projects can include dentistry, childcare, construction/renovation, visiting local universities for guest lectures, customized presentations at galleries/business places/dance theatres, and much more.
Let us know what project your group wishes to accomplish and our Program Advisor will get in touch to make the arrangements.
This guided immersive tour of Kingston includes a stop at the Bob Marley Museum to learn about the life of the undisputed King of Reggae, followed by a stop at Devon House to tour the mansion built by Jamaica’s first black millionaire, as well as to enjoy the island’s best ice cream, then we head to Kingston Craft Market where you can shop for duty-free crafts and local made trinkets. On this outing, your guide will point out important landmarks in Kingston.
Craighton Estate will be your first stop on the Blue Mountains where you will learn all about the world-famous Blue Mountain Coffee. Next stop at Strawberry Hills for lunch or a drink while taking in the stunning scenery. Pass through New Castle where Jamaica’s soldiers are trained, then spend the rest of the day hiking at Hollywell Park.
Make a splash in Ocho Rios, where your first stop will be at Green Grotto Caves to explore the natural limestone cave system. Next head to Scotchies Jerk Centre for lunch, followed by a few hours climbing the stunning Dunn’s River Falls. For those who don’t mind a night excursion, you can head to Luminous Lagoon to swim in the bioluminescent waters.
We will take you from your accommodation to the airport safely and on time. All group members will receive a parting gift to commemorate their amazing volunteer vacation trip.