Caribbean Tourism

Other Sports

Georgetown

The national indoor sport is dominoes. There are sports clubs for cricket, tennis, football, rugby, hockey, riding, swimming, cycling, athletics, badminton, volley ball, netball, snooker, pool, golf, boxing, ballroom dancing and rifle shooting. At Easter there are kite flying competitions. The Guyanese enjoy songbird (finch) contests, called ‘rackling’, or ‘racing’.


Suriname - Berbice Resorts

Dubalay Ranch, a working ranch on the Berbice River, 147 kilometres from the river mouth, has forest, savanna and swamp habitats, with some 300 bird species, deer, large cats, water buffalo and Dutch colonial remains (eg graves, bottles). Activities include boat trips, riding, birdwatching, fishing, custom-made packages, or just relaxing. Small parties preferred; advance booking essential. Contact Shell Beach Adventures, (see address under Tours and tour operators in Tourist Information). Lu-lu’s Wilderness Resort, on the Berbice savannas, T66208.


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Guyana, on the northeast coast of South America

Guyana, on the northeast coast of South America, may be the Caribbean's last frontier. It's a fascinating wild land, full of jungles,...

GUYANA: HOW TO GET THERE

AIRLINES Caribbean Star. BWIA. LIAT. North American Airlines. Suriname Airways. Universal Airlines. AIRPORTS Cheddi Jagan International...

GUYANA: MONEY/ BUSINESS GUIDE

BANKS Bank of Boroda. Bank of Nova Scotia. Citizens Bank of Jamaica. Demerara Bank. Guyana Bank for Trade & Industry Ltd. Guyana...

GUYANA: COUNTRY PROFILE AND MAP

GEOGRAPHY Guyana, 83,000 sq mls in area, is located on the northeast shoulder of the South American continent. There are 3 distinct areas-...

GUYANA: WHAT TO SEE AND DO

DINING Restaurants available-Local. International. Chinese. Indian. Dress code is casual, though long pants are preferred in the evenings....

Guyana

Guyana Guyana has an area of 215,084 square kilometres, nearly the size of Britain, but only about 2.5 percent (or 537,710 hectacres) is...

Before Travelling

Climate Although hot, the climate is not unhealthy. Mean shade temperature throughout the year is 27°C; the mean maximum is about 31°C and...