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Kaieteur Falls

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Address: | Georgetown, 00000, Guyana
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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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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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
crankychihuahua
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 October 26, 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 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 September 26, 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

It hard to describe that which cannot be described in words. This Waterfall presents itself from the dense rainforest around it, sending shivers down your spine. The guides are very knowledgeable and will give you history about the rock formations, and how the falls came to get its name. Anyone coming to Guyana should do this at least once in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This is just.. I was speachless and smiling the whole time I was there. The fact that there are almost no other tourists there makes it just that much better :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We flew to Kaisteur Falls and enjoyed the flight. The Falls were amazing as was the guided walk into them. We had three viewing opportunities to take photos. Lunch back at the airstrip lodge. Off to Orinduik Falls and a wonderful laze in the cascading waters. Fly Back to Georgetown arriving about 5:15pm. Seriously recommended. Do before the safety nutters... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is truly one, if not the most, breath taking thing that I have seen. I went with Evergreen Adventures to Kaieteur falls which included a trip to Orinduik falls on the Brazil border (also truly stunning and you can relax under the falls). Evergreen has the most reasonable price of $199US. The Kaieteur trip includes a guided tour to... More 

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