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Blue Mountain Peak

Top choice in Kingston, Blue Mountains & the Southeast Coast

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.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Kingston, Blue Mountains & the Southeast Coast attractions

1. Blue Mountains-John Crow National Park

1.57 MILES

The Blue Mountains-John Crow National Park protects 782 sq km and is managed by the Jamaica Conservation & Development Trust. The park includes the forest…

2. Cinchona Gardens

5.04 MILES

A dilapidated old house sits atop these 2.5-hectare gardens, fronted by lawns and exquisite floral beds. It's a little rundown, but the views are fabulous…

3. Mavis Bank Coffee Factory

5.78 MILES

Established in 1923 and located 1km southwest of Mavis Bank, this is the largest coffee factory in Jamaica, producing Blue Mountain coffee sold under the…

4. Reggae Falls

8.37 MILES

These artificial falls, created by the Hillside Dam, make an attractive swimming hole. Drive from Morant Bay through Seafort to get here, then walk along…

5. Devon's Coffee Ranch

9.29 MILES

Most Blue Mountain coffee tours are on the southern ridge of the mountains, accessible from the Kingston side, but this small plantation is a great option…

6. Old Tavern Coffee Estate

9.43 MILES

Old Tavern Coffee Estate lies about 1.5km southwest of Section. The owners, the Tywman family, welcome visitors by prior arrangement. You're treated to a…

7. Craighton Coffee Estate

9.43 MILES

Just north of Newcastle, you can take a one-hour tour of the attractive 200-year-old Craighton Estate Great House and coffee plantation. During the tour,…

8. St Mark's Chapel

9.53 MILES

St Mark’s Chapel in Irish Town is an attractive white 19th century clapboard church. It was heavily restored after being damaged by Hurricane Gilbert in…