Black River, Black River

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Gently meander through cane fields, navigate around rapids, and drift near the mangrove swamps of Black River. The 53.5 km (33.2 mi) river supports over 100 species of bird, including the locally nicknamed "Jesus bird"--known for its technique of wading that creates the illusion of walking on water. The river's name comes from the dark, glimmering hue of the murky water, a result of thick layers of decomposing vegetation on the riverbed. Take a boat tour along the winding route and keep an eye out for crocodiles gliding through the swampy depths. Don't forget your sunscreen. With our online itinerary creator, Black River attractions like Black River can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Before I start with the crocodiles the boat ride in its self is so lovely the scenery is beautiful & calming ... well till the huge crocodiles appear Whitch was amazing! Now I do mean huge, we saw loa...  more »
  • Pleasant boat trip by nature, which we have to admire crocodiles 3. Trip was not long and lasted just an hour.
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  • We went with a boat trip on the Black River. This is located in a conservation area and is overgrown by mangrove. The crocodiles living in the wild are the target here. The drivers know exactly where are the favourite places of Krokos and what we tourists want to see. It is very exciting and the nature is wonderful.
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