Visit the 18th-century Prospect Plantation and experience a camel ride on this tour from Ocho Rios. Ride a tractor-drawn Jitney through this working Jamaican plantation that produces various spices, cassava, sugar cane, bananas and coffee. Taste some of the plantation's products and feed the resident ostriches. Stop by the White River Gorge for fantastic views of Jamaica's first hydroelectric power station.
Find your way to Prospect Plantation, just outside of Ocho Rios, where your tour will begin. Board the tractor-drawn Jitney for the ride to Sir Harold's Viewpoint, where you'll look out over the ocean, the White River Gorge and the north coast of Jamaica while enjoying a cool drink. View Cuba, about 90 miles to the north, on exceptionally clear days. The plantation produces cassava, sugar cane, coffee, bananas and various spices, some of which you will taste during your tour. Climb on to the back of a sturdy camel and enjoy a trek around the plantation. Feed the resident ostriches, visit the butterfly aviary and watch Farmer Joe climb a 30-foot coconut tree. Explore the plantation's points of interest, including the botanical gardens and the Great House.