The ultimate travel guide for Suriname

End of the year celebration in Suriname

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In many parts of the world, people welcome the New Year with fireworks and music. In Paramaribo, capital of Suriname, Owru Yari (Old Year) festivities on 31 December jam the city’s downtown with partying crowds, live music, and hair-raising pyrotechnic displays, as massive...

Raleigh Falls and Voltz mountain

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Raleigh Falls and Voltz mountain Raleighvallen Nature Reserve (Raleigh Falls) is situated on the upper Coppename River and is known for its rich birdlife, many monkey species and, of course, spectacular waterfalls. Part of the Central Suriname Nature Reserve, lucky visitors may...

Upper Suriname River

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Upper Suriname River tour Along the upper stream of the Suriname River, approximately 200 km south of Paramaribo, you will meet the Saramaccan Maroons and their culture. When driving you will take the Afobaka road passed the fascinating, mystical forest with its unique tropical...

Brokopondo Lake

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Stay a few nights on an island in the Brokopondo Lake. It is really a good place to unwind. The water surrounding you is warm. So swimming is great. But you can also fish if you like; the lake has spots where piranhas are abundant. But there are other fish to catch too. Also make...

Brownsberg naturepark

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Brownsberg naturepark This mountain once was sold to win gold here. But John Brown could not find enough gold here and sold the area. So in 1970 Brownsberg Nature Park was established. It is Suriname’s first and only national park. The park (as the name suggests) is located on a...

Palmtree garden

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Garden of Palms, Dutch: Palmentuin, is a palm tree landscape garden in Paramaribo, Suriname. In addition to tall royal palms, the grounds are home to tropical birds and a “troop” of capuchin monkeys.[1] Palmentuin is located on Van Roseveltkade behind the Presidential...

cola creek

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Relaxing at Cola-creek Bring your hammock and food and drinks and enjoy relaxing at this creek. The creek got its name from the color of the water. The water gets it’s cola color from the leafs that fall in the creek.

Fort Nieuw Amsterdam

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At the other side of the river in the Commewijne district, where the Commewijne River and the Suriname River come together, there is another fort. It is fort Nieuw Amsterdam. The fort was built in the 18th century to protect the plantations. When the plantations were no longer...

Paramaribo zoo

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  Make sure to visit the zoological park to see many stunts and antics of the baboon monkeys.    

Suriname Bridge

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Suriname Spectacular Bridge A job well done! The Architectural works of this bridge adds to the wonders of the country, this is the bridge across the Suriname River. Its true beauty is at nights, crossing to the eastern direction on returning at its peak it would be nice to stop...
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