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Marshes of Caw

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| Réserve Naturelle, Cayenne 97353, French Guiana
+594 694 23 82 55
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Interesting Nature Experience

I come to French Guyana sporadically on business and this is a place that I have wanted to go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ralph_MB
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Manhattan Beach, California
Beautiful & peaceful place

We made tour to Marshes of Caw during the day - so we did not see too many animals. Some birds and... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Bret S
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This nature reserve is outside the capital city and is a major attraction for nature lovers in French Guyana. I was there last week.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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| Réserve Naturelle, Cayenne 97353, French Guiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I come to French Guyana sporadically on business and this is a place that I have wanted to go. There aren't major tourist sites here, but they are still interesting, but low key and off the beaten path. I would visit the marshes again. The...More

Thank Ralph_MB
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

We made tour to Marshes of Caw during the day - so we did not see too many animals. Some birds and buffallos. Our guide Frederick was speaking great English and he really made our day. One of best guides we met in many years....More

Thank Bret S
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful wild nature reserve that is a privilege to visit. In the raining season you can navigate very easily and really see it all. The variety of birds, butterflies is breathtaking. We were lucky to see quite a large group of monkeys...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2015

Nice atmosphere, nice environment and lots of things to do. In the right season (I guess January till March), there are some spot where you can admire the wonderful coq of the rock, a very particular and rare bird

1  Thank Manrico_Sebastiano
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

I went here with my wife in July 2015. After a more than hours journey through the amazon and some not so great roads, at about 4 pm we reached the pick up point from where took a boat through the marshes. The boat trip...More

1  Thank ChandigarhByCycle
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Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

We made our booking through an agent for a tour to start in the afternoon and finish at night. They booked us with Riche and Kaw. We made the trip in December which is rainy season. Here are the things we should have checked more...More

14  Thank raniSpain
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Reviewed 30 August 2013

Couleurs Amazone, travel agency, had booked us for a night on a floating "carbet", and it was one of the best excursions during our stay in Guyane.

3  Thank Patricia L
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

I did the overnight version. At 135€ it was not cheap but worth every cent. We started off with a short tour after which we stopped to bathe and have an aperitif. Then more touring, supper and caimam hunting. This was the highlight of the...More

1  Thank Trinichick76
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Reviewed 17 March 2013

Kaw is a big area but also includes many natural trails where you can go for a good hike. If you've got your own transport this is an easy and memorable trail to do. Where the boats are launched at the end of the road...More

8  Thank Ramenmuncher
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Reviewed 18 February 2013

Had no idea about this place and picked it as a 'last resort' when other tours (such as Devils' Island) was unavailable. However, it proved to be the best day of the trip to French Guyana. See thousands of colorful and interesting birds, marshlands and...More

3  Thank NEWYORKPROF
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