GT to Shell Beach

An awesome journey that combines a 45 minute mini bus ride from Georgetown to Parika, a 45 minute speed boat ride from Parika to Supenaam, 40 minute taxi ride from Supenaam to Charity, and a 6 hour speed boat ride through inland waterways and the Atlantic to Shell Beach.

Shell Beach, a relatively remote stretch of 90 mile long beach, is located in the Northwestern Region of Guyana, South America. It is the only place is Guyana where four of the world’s seven endangered species of marine turtles, leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), green (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) and olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea), come to lay their eggs. (source: CREE website).

The world's longest floating bridge, about 1850 meters across the Demerara River.

Preparing to leave Parika to Supenaam on the Essequibo River

Waiting to Board in Charity on the Pomeroon River

On the Pomeroon River

Heading toward the Atlantic

After a 10 minute rough ride along the coast, we go inland again up the Moruca River with amazing twists and turns

through mangroves

and the savannas

 Braving the rain with just a tarp to keep you dry!

 From Moruka, you enter the Waini River

Waini River

Arriving on Shell Beach. Shell Beach is actually a generic name for 90 mile long beach made with shells rather than sand. The beach is actually called Almond Beach

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