Your fun day will begin right outside the cruise ship
terminal where your friendly guide will be waiting for you. As you head out
along the coastal road, your guide will fill you in on the details and plan for
Enjoy this day trip to Nine Miles, St. Ann to visit the birth and resting place of
the late Reggae Legend, Bob Marley. At 3,000 feet, you are treated to an
amazing view of the continuous mountain peaks and fresh mountain air.
On board your clean air-conditioned bus, you will be heading to the very remote village
of Nine Mile in the beautiful hills of St. Ann. Traveling south from the north
coast, you will be in awe as you drive through the breath-taking rainforest
while your driver gives you information about Jamaica. The drive will be
approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. The 1 hour and 30 minute Nine Mile tour
includes the birth and resting place the late reggae legend, Bob Marley, what
he liked to do and Mount Zion, the spot where he drew his inspiration from to
write his songs. Visit the nearby Ethiopian church where his body was laid to
rest with his guitar.
Please remove your shoes before you enter as a sign of respect. Feel free to look
around. A Rastafarian tour guide will be on hand to guide you around the
property and answer all your questions. You will have the opportunity to view
the room he slept in as a young child and as an adult when he would return on
his many “cooling out” visits. The rock that he used as a pillow, on which he
would often times relax to draw inspiration to write his songs is still in the
After a light lunch and refreshment, visit the fascinating herbal gardens and learn about the specific
healing properties of Jamaican herbs.
Nine Miles Bob Marley
Though Trench Town (the innercity community Bob Marley was originally from) is often called
the birthplace of Reggae, 56 Hope Road is clearly where Reggae went to live. Bob purchased the
property, now The Bob Marley Museum, in 1975 and made it his home until his death in 1981.
If you are a Bob Marley fan itâ€™s obvious that the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston is one of
the best places to visit in Jamaica while on vacation.
Explore the former home and studio of the legendary Bob Marley, where youâ€™ll get to see
beautifully hand painted murals and a statue of Bob, a myriad of his personal treasures
such as his platinum and gold records and awards as well as a stunning photo gallery.
But what visitors consider the best part of the one hour museum tour is the visit to
Bob Marleyâ€™s old room, which was left untouched since the day he left it.
Once youâ€™re done reliving the life of Bob Marley, youâ€™ll want to purchase some CDs or
other Bob memorabilia to take back home with you. They will make for the perfect Jamaican