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A Gem in Guyana

Essequibo River is the largest river in Guyana. To get to Bartica, you have to travel across the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tampa, Florida

Magnificent miles on miles of Pure Green Untouched Island and Villages And Town Scattered along the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Kimaiya H
Georgetown, Guyana
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“A Gem in Guyana”
Apr 30, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Essequibo River is the largest river in Guyana. To get to Bartica, you have to travel across the Essequibo River via water taxis from the town of Parika. What an adventure this is. I highly recommend it as it is safe and exhilarating. Please make...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

A good way to get to Bartica but no need to go out of your way just to see the river. There is a parrot island on the river that was pretty awesome.

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Magnificent miles on miles of Pure Green Untouched Island and Villages And Town Scattered along the cost.it just breath taking and if your paying attention you can actually see some wild life going about.

Thank Kimaiya H
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The Essequibo is a massive river and is in many ways the heart of Guyana. There are villages and towns scattered all the way down the river, and with its 365 islands there is a lot to see.

1  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 18 March 2017

When on a speed boat crossing on to either side of Essequibo river, the river feels very broad and some places pretty rough. Being on the ferry makes you enjoy it better than on a packed boat that practically flies over the surface of the...More

1  Thank SunnyW358
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip down the Essequibo river. We wanted to see a bit of the natural life of Guyana and a river trip was high on our list of things to do. We weren't disappointed with this full day excursion....More

2  Thank UKDAB
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Next to the Kurupkari ferry along the Essequibo River you will find Michelles island. It is in proximity to the Iwokrama eco lodge. The island is located next to a beautiful rapid and has its own private beach. Rooms are available for only 15 US...More

15  Thank John W
Reviewed 27 January 2014

This stretch of water is amazing with no logging, gold mining and no commercial fishing. Not a piece of trash in sight. After traveling in the So. American rain forests this is one of the most pristine. Water are teaming with fish and even one...More

9  Thank zato1
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Expect to get some bumpy rides. The beginnign was a calm boat journey that seemed effortless since we started our tour at 7:30 am! Wise decision though I wanted to object at first. I saw the wisdom afterwards. We stopped at the historical Fort Zeelandia...More

1  Thank traveler271983
Reviewed 27 October 2013

A very tranquil , peaceful and relaxing place away from the outside hostile world. Very pleasant staff that are really friendly and caring. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay for the 2 nights we spent here. The boat trips and the waterways are so peaceful and...More

2  Thank trucker2000390
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6 May 2015|
Response from Thebeastandbeauty |
Hi Toni, did you make it to Michelles island? How was it? Any tips? And by the way, you dont have the email contact for her, do you? Xxx
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