Kourou River, Kourou

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#9 of 11 in Parks in French Guiana
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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Kourou River by using our Kourou vacation planner.
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  • 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 s...  more »
  • Spent a weekend in a native long hut, built on stilts, sleeping in a hammock. Got there by dugout. Not to be missed for the experience.  more »
  • This body of water (around Kourou particularly) really is to just a means of transportation to somewhere more interesting such as the Iles du Salut. Not worth looking at unless you're on top of it... ...  more »