Welcome to
Kaieteur National Park

The coffee coloured Potaro River thunders down 741 feet into the beautiful and majestic Kaieteur Falls. Kaieteur is one of the highest and most powerful single drop waterfalls in the world – nearly four times higher than Niagara Falls and twice as high as Victoria Falls. It is part of the lush, pristine rainforests of Kaieteur National Park that spans 627 square kilometres around the iconic waterfall. Of the hundreds of bird species found here, the Guianan Cock-of-the-rock, White Collared Swifts, and macaws are often seen in the lush surrounds. Other fascinating flora and fauna include tank bromeliads and the golden frog. The brilliant morpho butterfly can also be spotted in the Kaieteur gorge. The combination of the magnificent waterfall, wildlife, and remote and uncrowded National Park make this one of the top places to visit in Guyana

Getting To And Around

Flights and overland treks allow for rapid and slow travel options to experience the splendid views and awesome rush of 30,000 gallons of water (or more depending on the season).

Air

Most travellers opt for a day trip via a 45-minute flight in a small Cessna plane. Daily flights depart from Eugene F. Correia International Airport in Georgetown. Flights are weather dependent and require a minimum number of passengers, so travellers are encouraged you to book in advance and identify confirmed trips to guarantee a visit.

Road

A 3-day overland trip to Kaieteur is the preferred route for nature lovers and adventure seekers. It involves an overland journey via bus or 4x4 , an upstream boat trip, and depending on your fitness level, 6-10 hours of hiking through rainforest to get to Kaieteur National Park. Sign up with Rainforest Tours, Adventure Guianas, or Wilderness Explorers for this experience. You can learn more about this and other hikes in Guyana here.

River

A 3-day overland trip to Kaieteur is the preferred route for nature lovers and adventure seekers. It involves an overland journey via bus or 4x4 , an upstream boat trip, and depending on your fitness level, 6-10 hours of hiking through rainforest to get to Kaieteur National Park. Sign up with Rainforest Tours, Adventure Guianas, or Wilderness Explorers for this experience. You can learn more about this and other hikes in Guyana here.

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