Commewijne River, Paramaribo

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Head along the banks of Commewijne River and past the plantations for a raft of colonial museums, lush parks, and restaurants. While water taxis are probably the easiest way to tour the river and its banks, energetic visitors can consider exploring on bikes--available for rent in town. Vistors have reported common dolphin sightings in the river's waters, so take a camera along and try to capture one on film. By using our Paramaribo tour planner , you can arrange your visit to Commewijne River and other attractions in Paramaribo.
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  • A day trip with a drill on the Commewijne to Fort Amsterdam and then via Nw plantation rust en werk to frederiksdorp. And on the way back the dolphins spotted. Nice tour with good guide allowing me a good picture of plantations have been given
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  • At the beginning of this river ... at the fork of the Suriname River one can small Dolphin spotting.
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  • It takes about an hour to get to the place where the dolphins swim but it was fun to see them and life on the river. Stopping at Fredriksdorp Plantation was a real treat. Beautiful grounds.  more »

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Paramaribo is packed with guesthouses, which make this town an extremely appealing destination for backpackers. The least expensive option in town, some of these establishments offer very basic rooms and shared restrooms without hot water--ask about on-site facilities before checking in. Dozens of mid-range hotels provide a more suitable option for families with kids, business travelers, and anyone else looking for a few more perks. If you're planning to stay longer, consider renting a furnished apartment in a residential neighborhood.
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