• Kaieteur Falls

    Kaieteur Falls is the centre piece of Guyana’s oldest national park, the Kaieteur National Park and is fed by the Potaro River and is considered the longest single drop water fall in the world, with a depth of approximately 225 metres (738 feet). While the waterfall was known to the surrounding indigenous population for many centuries, it was only discovered by a group of British geologists led by Mr. Charles Barrington Brown, on April 29, 1870.

  • Cock-of-the-Rock

    The Guianan cock-of-the-rock, Rupicola rupicola, about 30 centimetres (12 inches) long, is orange, with some dark marked feathers on wings and tail. Found in the Andes from Venezuela to Bolivia, the cock-of-the-rock lives only in mountainous regions and builds its nests on the rocky surfaces of cliffs, large boulders and caves

  • Kwakwani

    Kwakwani sits on the Berbice River, one of the three rivers which cross Region 10, and can be accessed both by road and water.

  • Jaguar

    The jaguar (Panthera onca), is a wild cat species and the only extant member of the genus Panthera native to the Americas. The jaguar is the largest cat species in the Americas and the third-largest after the tiger and the lion.

  • Kissing Rocks

    The Kissing Rocks is located 3.2 metres (2 miles) from central Mabaruma. It can be found within the vicinity of the Mabaruma creek which leads to the Aruka River. Access to the site can be gained via a foot trail when accompanied by a local. In the Arawak customs, young people, who were engaged to each other, were encouraged to visit these Kissing Rocks to determine if their love would endure the test of time.

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