Kaieteur Falls, Potaro-Siparuni

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Head into the Amazon to see Kaieteur Falls, the world's widest single drop waterfall and a scenic wonder among the untouched environment of the jungle. Located on the Potaro River and in Kaieteur National Park, the waterfall can only be seen by taking a plane ride from either Ogle or Georgetown Airport. The water plunges from 251 m (822 ft) high off the cliff's edge, and boasts among the most powerful waterfalls in the world due to its volume and speed. Premium viewing spots are available and you can even dare to stand next to its precipice and stare out over the cascading water. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Potaro-Siparuni holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kaieteur Falls and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I passed through the National Park during work and stayed at Menzie’s landing for a few days. My host Tony extremely helpful; he was very accommodatin and full of s stories you could write a book! The...  more »
  • Signed up for the 5 day hike. Booked through Frank Singh of Rainforest Tours (thumbs up) Really Good Stuff! - The time in the jungle was great. We hiked for 2-4 hours a day. We would have enjoyed more...  more »
  • My mother was from Guyana and I had heard about the falls my whole life. I finally decided to take my wife and 2 adult children to Guyana and Kaieteur was at the top of my list of places to see. After...  more »
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  • Amazing view on ALL 3 levels. Don't be scared of heights because it's an hour flight each way I see only way to get there.
  • If you could custom-build the perfect waterfall, it might resemble Kaieteur Falls. Tucked away at the heart of Guyana, on the north-east shoulder of South America , this is the waterfall as supermodel - a single curtain of liquid where the River Potaro slips 741ft (226m) into a forested chasm.
  • The highest straight drop waterfall in the world. Beautiful and filled with great energy
  • Was a great trip there. To a plane from Georgetown and then a small hike to the falls. The trip was smoother than expected. Very secluded and unspoilt. The falls a breathtaking. I could have spent longer.
  • Amazing place to visit, abt an hour plane ride from Ogle Georgetown, then hiking to 3 different spots to see the falls

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