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Montego Bay (aka MoBay) is Jamaica's second largest cruise port and city (after Ocho Rios) located on island's northwestern coast. The city has population around 110,000 and was founded as port town serving the export of sugar, bananas and butter.
The city is ranked Jamaica's 4th largest urban area (after Kingston, Spanish Town, Portmore), all of which form Greater Kingston (metro population over 660,000). Montego Bay is among Caribbeans most famous cruise ship travel destinations featuring duty-free shopping, large cruise terminal and top-quality resorts and beaches in close proximity. The city is served by Sangster Airport - located approx 5 km (3 ml) east of downtown. Regularly scheduled flights link to UK (London, Birmingham, Manchester), Canada (Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton), USA (Chicago, Houston, Baltimore, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Philadelphia, St Louis, Detroit, NYC, Miami, Charlotte, Dallas, Atlanta), Haiti (Port-au-Prince), Cuba (Havana, Holguín), Panama City, Peru (Lima), Germany (Dusseldorf, Frankfurt), Belgium (Brussels).
Sam Sharpe Square is the heart of downtown and named after the slave who in 1831 led the "Christmas Rebellion". The square is a popular gathering spot, where vendors sell snacks, refreshments, T-shirts. The old town features excellent examples of Georgian architecture. Outside the city, tourists can visit the Doctors Cave Beach and enjoy river-rafting on Martha Brae. Dunn's River Falls are another must-see. Located west of downtown Ocho Rios, these mountain waters plunge 183 m (600 ft) to the limestone beds and then stream under the roadway before flowing into Caribbean Sea. Other landmarks include 18th-century plantation houses and the Appleton Sugar Estate.
Port Montego Bay cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Montego Bay, Jamaica. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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