Marshes of Caw, Cayenne

4.4
#1 of 11 in Parks in French Guiana
Hike or take a guided boat tour of Marshes of Caw to see a diverse range of bird and animal life, from snakes and caiman to capybara. Tours of the marshes happen day and night, in search of caiman and a glimpse of the rare and colorful Andean cock-of-the-rock. You can also take independent hikes on the jungle trails through bamboo forests and swamps, spotting poison dart frogs and monkeys. Consider extending your stay overnight at the floating lodge, where you can eat, sleep, and set out again in the morning. Plan to see Marshes of Caw and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cayenne trip itinerary planner.
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  • An exciting canoe trip. The flora, fauna to the give you. Jacques Riché is inexhaustible and made us share his knowledge with ease. The atmosphere was excellent.
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  • After some difficulties to find opportunities to date then the place to pay, it's a long day waiting for you... walk afternoon with discoveries of birds in the program, then, after a break, the search for the Cayman... Exciting and informative. Long drive to get there, but not to be missed.
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  • Day and night with Jacques Richer, specialist of crocodiles, birds and flora. His hut is more natural. Few which for us was a real bonus (there were 4 of us)
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