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Kaieteur Falls

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Address: | Georgetown, 00000, Guyana
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Mon 05:00 - 18:00

At 825 feet, these falls are nearly five times as tall as North America's...

At 825 feet, these falls are nearly five times as tall as North America's Niagara Falls.

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Takes your breath away

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... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 the falls from up to 3 vantage points and every view point will take your breath away. Take your cameras and flat shoes for... More 

Thank Debby B
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool plane ride for 2. About an hour or so flight to the falls. Then 2-3 hours there with wildlife/nature hike and several excellent views of the Falls. 3 times higher than Niagra! Very very cool day trip.

Thank MarkPurdue
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you go to Guyana and don't do the Kaieteur Falls then you didn't do Guyana! This is a must do attraction when visiting the country. If you need to plan your trip, make sure your planning revolves around this attraction!

Thank Renemesis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great half day trip, leaving Georgetown by small place and landing at the airstrip very close to the falls. It's worth it! The views are just spectacular. The higher the flow rate the better the experience ... but ... so long as the water is flowing JUST DO NOT MISS THIS TRIP.

Thank Chris R
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Not easy but well worth it! The cloud forest was such an interesting and unique experience that it equaled the incomparable 3 views that our tour guide took us to see Kaieteur.

1 Thank crankychihuahua
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A visit to Guyana just has to include a trip to Kaieteur Falls. A visit to the falls requires a one hour flight and my wife and I travelled with Air Service Limited which were much cheaper than the many tour operators that offer trips to Kaieteur. The falls are magnificen and the walk from the landing strip to the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Unless you are traveling in a large group of at least 8 people I don't recommend bothering with Guyana and Kaieteur Falls. I traveled there to see the Falls and had made reservations with two different companies for the air tour. Air Service reserved a spot for me on a Saturday and Ever Green Tours on Sunday as a back-up.... More 

4 Thank William M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Kaieteur Falls are the highest single drop waterfalls in the world. The only way to get there is by (chartered) airplane or helicopter. I used Air Service Limited to visited the Kaireteur Falls, as this air company has a guaranteed departure on Saturdays. It's a one hour flight and on site, you're accompanied by a certified guide who takes you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

You take a flight across to the falls where you will land and disembark and prepare yourself for a trek through the forest to get to the waterfall! Sadly you can't get very close because there have been cases of suicide so they try to not go to the spot closest but nevertheless it's not a deterrent because it is... More 

Thank Raehana L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We flew to Kaieteur falls with Evergreen Adventure, and the falls are fantastic, no picture, or video can do it justice, its a must see if you are in Guyana.

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