When you visit Jamaica, you’ll see our island’s natural beauty around every turn. Whether you’re snorkeling beneath the waves or touring the jungle, you are sure to be in awe of the paradise that surrounds you. See the island from a whole new perspective when you go on a zipline in Negril! Here are the best places to do so.
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Why Jamwest Motorsports & Adventure Park Is One of the Best Places to Zipline in Negril
Jamwest Motorsports & Adventure Park is home to more than 2,450 feet of ziplines. Experience tropical Jamaican nature while braving new heights and seeking adventure. The expansive views from each of the eight 60-foot high towers look over Jamwest’s extensive property. Gaze out over trees, a natural spring, a vibrant water park, and an ever-present vista of the sea in the distance.
Taking the Tour
You can arrange for a Jamwest van to shuttle you the 30-minute ride from Skylark Negril Beach Resort to the Jamwest property. The zipline tour begins with a quick trip from the main reception area at Jamwest where you can order lunch and conveniently lock and store belongings. After the guides fit each member of the tour with harnesses and helmets, you ascend the first tower and begin the adventure!
The guides secure your double carabiners to the zipline, and you’re off speeding across the 2,450-foot cable. Jamwest even boasts a double zipline, where you and a family member or partner can race each other for the ultimate bragging rights. The tour ends at the eighth tower, where you can choose to rappel down or take one final zip to the “Rocky Water Village.” A waiting jeep will return you to the main reception where you can enjoy a traditional Jamaican meal and drink before moving on to your next activity.
What to Bring & Wear
The zipline tour does not permit phones, and you will not want to deal with excess belongings on this adventure! Stay hydrated and apply sunscreen before the hour-long tour, and leave your belongings in the provided lockers back at reception. Make sure to wear comfortable, athletic clothing, and choose a hairstyle that will accommodate a helmet.
Tips & Tricks
- Be sure to tuck your legs up throughout the course of the zipline, and get a good running start to ensure you make it across the entire cable!
- Little ones can enjoy the adventure as well! Guides will travel with your kids and equip them with properly sized harnesses and helmets.
Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park History & Information
When Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park opened in 2003, it consisted of only a single ¼-mile raceway. Over the past 10 years, it has expanded into one of the largest adventure parks in the country. Visitors can enjoy safari and ATV tours, eight ziplining towers, and horseback riding. Located in New London, a short 30-minute drive from Negril, with high safety ratings and qualified, friendly staff, Jamwest has become a local and tourist favorite for its variety of adventures.
Consider Chukka Tours If You’re Visiting YS Falls!
YS Falls is like nature’s playground. Not only is this special attraction home to some of the most beautiful waterfalls on the island, you can also go ziplining here. Their Canopy Tour will take you 40 feet above the falls. Strap in and have the ride of your life! You’ll get to look over dense jungle and beautiful cascades as you soar through the air. The canopy tour is priced at $49 USD per person.
We love ziplining at YS Falls because there are so many other activities you can enjoy here afterward. You’ll definitely want to go on a tour of the waterfalls, and you can relax by the spring-fed pool afterward. After a few hours of exploring the outdoors, it’s time to head over to the gardens to enjoy lunch surrounded by beautiful foliage.
The YS Falls Zipline is run by Chukka, one of the top tour companies on the island. They offer many tours out of Negril, and you can get a great deal with one of their tour packages. You can always go to YS Falls at your leisure to tour and go on the zipline. Or, you can combine it with another Negril tour run by Chukka. It’s completely up to you!
Book Your Adventure Today
Are you ready to go on a zipline in Negril? Book your getaway at Skylark Negril Beach Resort! Our resort is located right on Seven Mile Beach, so you’ll be near all the action. We’re happy to recommend any other adventures you’d like to go on during your stay at our island retreat. From beachside spa services to an onsite restaurant, we have everything you need to have the vacation of a lifetime. Book your stay today!