Essequibo River, Potaro-Siparuni

#5 of 10 in Parks in Guyana
Take a relaxing boat ride down Essequibo River to see an abundance of local wildlife, which includes fish and crocodiles in the water, and monkeys and birds in the jungle along the riverbanks. Guyana's longest river, this waterway pours out into the Atlantic Ocean. Take the ferry to Michelle's Island, where you can unwind and take advantage of a pristine beach. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Potaro-Siparuni using our trip planner.
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  • cruised on the river in the morning. it was fairly good for birding. the river itself is pretty shallow in dry season  more »
  • We retraced the history of the Dutch. Our Guide Eugene made certain we had a total immersion into nature and came away with more knowledge than we had before of Dutch occupation from the 1600s. Our vi...  more »
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