Dunn’s River Falls Wins World Travel Award

Jamaica’s Dunn’s River Falls has won yet another highly coveted award.

The famous waterfall was named the Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards in Nassau in the Bahamas.

Dunn’s River Falls by Artur Staszewski via FlickrCC 2.0

The other nominees were Aquaventure @ Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas, Cayman Turtle Centre, Dolphin Cove (Jamaica), Dolphin Discovery (Anguilla) and Stingray City (Antigua).

At approximately 180 feet (55 m) high and 600 feet (180 m) long, the Dunn’s River waterfalls are terraced like giant natural stairs though some incorporate man-made improvements. 

Climbing the waterfalls is a popular tourist activity. It takes about 1-1.5 hours to climb with short breaks for photographs and video recordings taken tour guides.

Dunn’s River Falls was previously named the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Excursion for two consecutive years (2009-2010) at the World Travel Awards.

 

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