We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Nice; do not expect too much.

The view is great, but you get used to it due to it's similarity with the whole landscape of... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Tamir M
beautiful

beautiful place, The river is cutting its way through jungle with green stretching down to its... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
pip12uk
,
Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Read all 23 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
A popular attraction on this river is organized rides in pirogues, traditional hollowed-out log canoes.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
29 Jun 2017
“Nice; do not expect too much.”
4 Feb 2017
“beautiful”
LOCATION
Kourou, French Guiana
Write a Review
Reviews (23)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The view is great, but you get used to it due to it's similarity with the whole landscape of Kourou. It is nice and quiet, but that's it. The water is brown and dirty so it is not that attractive. Good for some pics of...More

Thank Tamir M
Reviewed 4 February 2017

beautiful place, The river is cutting its way through jungle with green stretching down to its banks. Its a typical tropical river with some sediments being carried down it but the breathtaking wild scenery is magnificent. Take plenty of Mosquito repellents though and spray clothes...More

Thank pip12uk
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Spent a weekend in a native long hut, built on stilts, sleeping in a hammock. Got there by dugout. Not to be missed for the experience.

Thank Wits_End_Norfolk
Reviewed 16 March 2013

This body of water (around Kourou particularly) really is to just a means of transportation to somewhere more interesting such as the Iles du Salut. Not worth looking at unless you're on top of it... in a boat... going somewhere else...

1  Thank Ramenmuncher
Reviewed 1 May 2012

The Kourou River is nice to look at but it's extremely dirty and poluted. The water is a nasty brown. I wouldn't dip a toe in it.

2  Thank Kensley B
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kourou River staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit