Kourou River, Kourou

#5 of 7 in Nature in Arrondissement of Cayenne
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Flowing farther than the eye can see, Kourou River pours out in the Atlantic Ocean. The river's brown, muddy waters give it a striking resemblance to the Amazon River. The many fish species living beneath the water's surface remain an important part of the local diet. Set off in a traditional log canoe called pirogue for a chance to appreciate the river and effortlessly snap a few memorable photos. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Kourou holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kourou River and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The view is great, but you get used to it due to it's similarity with the whole landscape of Kourou. It is nice and quiet, but that's it. The water is brown and dirty so it is not that attractive...  more »
  • beautiful place, The river is cutting its way through jungle with green stretching down to its banks. Its a typical tropical river with some sediments being carried down it but the breathtaking wild.....  more »
  • It was ok 👌 😒

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