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On the hillside at 1280m near Hardwar Gap, just below the entrance to Holywell Recreation Area, the Gap Café Bed & Breakfast's cafe is a fabulous place to rest and take in the vistas over a soda or cappuccino...
An exhilarating way to see the Blue Mountains is by mountain bike – the sturdier the better as the going can be steep and arduous...
Farms, Workshops & Factories
Established in 1923 and located 1km southwest of Mavis Bank is the largest coffee factory in Jamaica, producing Blue Mountain coffee sold under the ‘Jablum’ label...
Food & Drink
Just north of Newcastle, you can take a one-hour tour of the attractive 200-year-old Craighton Estate Great House and coffee plantation...
Hiking & Trekking
This trail begins beside the Anglican church, crossing Yallahs River and Green River and leading uphill for 8km (1½ to two hours) to Penlyne Castle and on to Blue Mountain Peak.
Highest of the highlights, Blue Mountain Peak reaches 2256m above sea level, and no visit to the area should neglect a predawn hike to its summit for a sunrise view.
A steep dirt road runs from the parade ground up to St Catherine’s peak (one hour) . You need to get permission first from the military encampment.
Runs guided hikes and birding trips into the Cockpits for US$85.
Manages trails in the national park and can recommend hiking guides.
Treks and walks in the Blue Mountains and surrounds.
Similar tour with smaller groups.
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