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Greenwood Great House & Montego Bay

The impressive Greenwood Great House
The impressive Greenwood Great House EstateThe porch of the Greenwood Great HouseInside the Greenwood Great HouseGreenwood Great House's gardenCaribbean Sea viewNational Gallery WestStatues of National Hero Samuel Sharpe

Shore excursion of the category „Culture & History“

4.5 hrs.


Set off on an interesting Greenwood Great House excursion to learn more about the history of the property. Afterwards, head back to Montego Bay, where you will get to know the city and have time to shop and visit a local handicraft market.

SKU: MBJ-009-00-EN

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Overview of the highlights

  • Visit the Greenwood Great House Estate
  • Drive through Montego Bay
  • Time for shopping in Montego Bay
  • Visit to a Jamaican handicraft market

Detailed tour description

Your tour guide will welcome you at the agreed meeting point and your shore excursion in Montego Bay can begin.

You will leave Montego Bay and drive to your first destination of the day, the Greenwood Great House. Here you will have a wonderful view of the city, the harbour and the sea while you drive along the coast. The Greenwood Great House is one of Jamaica’s most beautiful mansions and was built over 200 years ago by the Barrett family, including the famous poet Elizabeth Barrett-Browning. The family was very rich and owned a lot of land. Unlike the many other lands, the family treated its over 2,000 slaves well, which is why the estate was spared from the slave revolt in 1831. During your visit you will learn a lot about the history of the mansion and the many antiques that marvel at the estate. These include, for example, an impressive historical collection of books, rare musical instruments, porcelain and typical tools of the plantation. After this little journey through time, a refreshing drink will be served at the end to complete your visit.

You will then drive back to Montego Bay and get to know the highlights of the city on a short sightseeing tour. Afterwards you will have time for some shopping. Stroll along the bustling Hip Strip shopping street, where you will find many shops, local bars and restaurants. If you’d like, your guide will gladly take you to a local craft market, where you can admire the local artwork.

After that, it’s time to return to your ship.

We wish you an exciting day in Montego Bay!


Excursion duration

4.5 hours


The start time will be based according to your lay time



Difficulty level



water is included

What to bring

Light clothing and comfortable, solid shoes. Don\\\’t forget to bring your camera , sunscreen and money to buy souvenirs.

Services not included


Min. number of participants

This tour requires a minimum of 7 passengers to run.

You will meet your guide inside the terminal which is closest to the pier of your cruise ship. If neccessary, please use the shuttle service. You will be sent specific information about your meeting place before the date of your excursion.

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