The bustle of this resort town's fishing harbor, yachting center, and commercial port only adds to its charm. In the 18th century Falmouth was the main mail-boat port for North America, and in Flushing, a village across the inlet, you can see the slate-covered houses built by prosperous mail-boat captains. A ferry service now links the two towns. On Custom House Quay, off Arwenack Street, is the King's Pipe, an oven in which seized contraband was burned.
The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.
Experience the exquisite beauty of Jamacia from a unique perspective during this exhilarating, half-day zip-line excursion. Enjoy breathtaking scenery and glide through the best that nature has to offer. Fly through the trees with our experienced guides and enjoy canopy like you never have before. Enjoy all seven traverses, along with intermittent nature walks. This is the best that nature has in store, just for you. In the rolling hills that surround the once thriving historic Rose Hall Estate, lays yet another intriguing Chukka adventure. The Flight of the White Witch Zipline Canopy tour offers traverses that's "criss cross" through a densely forested canyon to "Annie's Web", a mesmerizing suspended platform that overlooks the forest floor and out to the distant Caribbean coastline. From our rappel from Annie's Web to our over the forest floor, this tour offers the perfect balance of mystery and excitement that the estate fiery mistress is famous for.
Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of activity and walking, at times over uneven surfaces. This tour is recommended for guests in good physical condition. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. This tour is not suitable for guests who have a fear of heights. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with sturdy, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring insect repellent, sun protection and a towel from the ship. Space on this tour is very limited; we suggest you book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Immerse yourself in culture at one of the oldest historic sites in the Caribbean. The Good Hope Great Estate boasts more than 2,000 acres of lush plant life, scenic views and the majestic Martha Brae River.
This includes a guided tour of one of the great houses of the 18th century, access to a newly renovated pool and leisure area, Colonial Village and children's playground.
Your tour allows you to sample a variety of alcohol-based beverages on the Appleton Estate Rum Tasting Experience. After your tasting continue on to a Horse and Carriage Ride for a unique view of the rest of the plantation - including an ancient factory, pottery barn and waterwheel. After this charming carriage ride, your awaiting coach will take you back to the ship.
Please note: This tour involves a minimal amount of activity. Due to weight limitations in the horse-drawn carriage, guests weighing 250 pounds (113.64 kilograms/ 17.9 stone) will not be able to participate in the carriage portion of the tour. A window seat is/cannot be guaranteed. Expect hot and humid weather; dress in lightweight clothing and bring adequate protection from the sun
This relaxing tour allows you to drift through the charming Jamaican countryside, past historical sites and even learn about local legend. Tube the refreshing Martha Brae River as the river and carries you downstream past 250 year old bridges and aqueducts. This picturesque journey takes you into the countryside of the 18th century Good Hope Estate, a 2,000 acre plantation. You will tube down the famous river which was named after the legendary Arawak Indian Witch. The legend has it that the Witch knew where a fortune in gold was stashed. She was captured by greedy buccaneers who wanted her to lead them to the gold. She led the unsuspecting pirates to the entrance of a cave and used her magical strength to change the course of the river, causing the cave to flood, allowing her to escape without disclosing the location of the treasure.
After your adventure is complete, you can visit the resident potter and visit the Trading House, the only store of its kind in the Caribbean. Here you may browse and purchase souvenirs, pottery or photos. Jamaican jerk chicken and Jamaican beef patties may also be purchased. Lockers are available to rent.
Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, but guests must be able to swim and manoeuvre in and out of an inner tube. Guests should bring a bathing suit, adequate sun protection, water shoes and a towel with you to participate in any water activities. Please be sure to pick up a bottle of water at the gangway prior to leaving.
Spend a half day of sun, sea and sand on the longest white sand beach in Falmouth. Your day includes a short scenic drive through the historical town of Falmouth before arriving at the pristine white sand beach. Lounge on the beach or take a dip in the warm Caribbean Sea, an indescribable feeling of total relaxation. Enjoy a tasty Jamaican lunch at your expense before returning to your ship.
Please note: This tour requires a minimal amount of walking. Because this tour requires walking on sand, this tour is not recommended for guests who have limited mobility or utillise a wheelchair. Wear a bathing suit under a cover-up and suitable water shoes and bring sun protection and a towel from the ship.