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Best attraction for Birdwatching, Kayak, Fishing and Eco-Tours. Bigi Pan is a protected MUMA (Multi Use Management Area) on the North Coast of Nickerie and Coronie District, Suriname, South-America. This place is one of the breeding places of the...more
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North-West Coast of Suriname | Distrikt Nickerie, Nieuw Nickerie, Suriname
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Booked a half day trip through Residence Inn with Albatross Tours. Managed to tag along with a Dutch group that had already booked the tour. Guides spoke very little English. They did slow down so we could view raptors perched along the canal (being dredged...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rorinho
Reviewed February 6, 2018

A trip through the swamp to see the flora and the fauna. Very nice birds all around, we also saw the red Ibis and the white and darkblue Heron. In the middle of the lake you can stay for one or two nights, but very...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jan L
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

This is one full service tour we had We booked by rasonic travel And had steffie as our head guide They are top The facility water lodge is good Food is. ok nature is awe Service is like they want you to feel like you...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Cliftonillo
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

very basic lodge at the middle of the bigi pan swamp. 12 basic 2 beds room like high cubicle with shared cieling. private toilet and sink.shared bath . balcony.basic generator electricity.no sokets in rooms.no wi fi or cellphone. friendly staff .not friendly moskitos.beautifull on sunset...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Zippi_11
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

The trip offers excellent chances to see the most scarce birds. Makevsuro you start early in morning. Which ensures you see the birds most likely.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank giessenjo
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Bigi Pan is lovely and a great spot for bird-viewing. BUT DON'T BOOK WITH STEPHANIE ECO-LODGE. We took a day-trip with him and were promised an experienced guide. We had read good reports about Stephanie, but on the day we were fobbed off with a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank JVTOxford
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Stefanie' lodge with very unexperienced guide, 15 yr old school drop-out, without any birding experience. Stefanie also 'forgot' to tell that things like cayman watching, mud bath etc are season depending only... not worth the money! Trip through the canal is nice though.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank 1970reiziger
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We did a half day excursion and we loved it. The bigi pan is a wonderful big nature reserve where you can see a lot of birds of approximately each size. We saw the flamingo and red ibis and a lot of other birds, if...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank JAScholten
Reviewed August 28, 2016

First of I wish that Suriname would promote this place more...dedicate a special website to it or something or the other. With that said, this was the highlight of my trip to Suriname. The birds I saw and the scenery matched the stories I was...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Rachael G
Reviewed June 30, 2016

it's a nice lodge on the water of the bigi pan, you have access by boat, the nature is beautiful. To see the Red Ibis and other birds arrive for the night and leave again in the morning is priceless. Stephanie and her crew are...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank onlinemirrie
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Response from TheOne58 | Reviewed this property |
Ik heb Stephanie rechtstreeks gebeld toen ik Su was. We hebben 80 srd p.p. betaald voor een halve dag zonder lunch. Met de huidige koers is het een schijntje. Het verschilt dus afhankelijk van je wensen
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