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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. To visit Kaieteur Falls on your trip to Potaro-Siparuni, use our Potaro-Siparuni trip itinerary maker.
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  • First, a somewhat difficult journey with a very small aircraft about an hour from Georgetown straight into the rain forest and a landing next to the waterfall. Then a half-hour walk through the rainforest to the best vantage points. From there one has a fantastic view over the countryside and the beautiful waterfall.
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  • Not the tour organizers fault, but when we went to visit the falls in late January, the falls was not visible due to the heavy cloud cover. Anybody going to a falls tour needs to keep track of this ph...  more »
  • Must add a trip to Kaiteur falls to your bucket list. It's a short 45 minutes by plane journey from Georgetown. You will be flying over the pristine rainforest during the plane journey. You can view t...  more »

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