Tag Archives: Natural wonders of Guyana


Guyana can be called as a paradise for nature lovers, the eco-tourist and adventure seekers alike. The country has an irresistible combination of breathtaking and fascinating natural beauty, immense waterfalls, pristine Amazonian rainforests and of course, amazing wildlife blended with a rich heritage, vibrant indigenous culture and the most friendly and hospitable people in the world. With its biological diversity, ... Read More »

Shell Beach

Shell beach Guyana is a beach that is famous for the sea turtle species. The four main turtle species are the hawksbill, the leather back,  the green and the Oliver ridley. It is located on the Atlantic coast of Guyana in Waini Barima, on the border of Venezuela. The shell beach lies on a 140km stretch. The name shell beach ... Read More »

Kanuku Mountains

The Kanuku Mountains refer to a cluster of mountains that are found in Guyana, upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo region. The name Kanuku means the rich forest in the Macushi dialect which is usually in reference to the diverse wildlife found here. The Rupinuni river divides the Kanuku mountains into the eastern and southern Kanuku mountains respectively. The low lying forests are ... Read More »

Kaieteur Falls

Kaieteur Falls, Potaro is a voluminous waterfall found on the Potaro River. This is located in Potaro-Siparuni region in Central Guyana. The falls are to be found in the Kaieteur National Park. The main water fall measures 226 metres but when the figure is added with the cascades 251 metres. The high volume of water dropping on the Kaieteur waterfall ... Read More »

Iwokrama Mountains

Iwokrama Mountains, Potaro-Siparuni, Guyana has an average elevation of about 770 metres above sea level. The location of the mountains is sparsely populated with an average of 0 individuals per square kilometres. The nearest big town with over 50,000 inhabitants is about 15 hours’ drive. The low population can be attributed partially to the high infant mortality rate with 55 ... Read More »