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Demerara Harbour Bridge

Peter's Hall, Georgetown, Guyana
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Very sporadic times between openings some are longer than others, repairs almost 24/7 on the bridge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
osric2015
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Georgetown, Guyana
Bumpy and noisy

I could see this bridge from my hotel room and with its dramatic elevated section it really looks... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LezGoLezGo
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Hereford UK
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Peter's Hall, Georgetown, Guyana
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very sporadic times between openings some are longer than others, repairs almost 24/7 on the bridge which causes a lot of traffic buildup daily avoid afternoon crossings = less stress

Thank osric2015
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I could see this bridge from my hotel room and with its dramatic elevated section it really looks a sight to behold from a distance. Driving over is noisy and bumpy, as it is make of metal sheets sitting on floats. An interesting experience and...More

Thank LezGoLezGo
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I went over this bridge in transit, bridge was well maintained & strong. The water 💦 under the bridge is a mineral rich muddy brown colour.

Thank amandabeckles
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I am not sure you can actually walk across we actually were driven over in a mini bus which was an experience as the bridge is composed of several floating sections. It is not completely flat and very bumpy so be prepared especially if trying...More

1  Thank paddiperkins
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

What more can be said ,,, it’s a bridge. Floating, metal, with a central section that retracts to allow boats past .. oh and a pedestrian walkway which I saw one person running on...1.5 miles each way. I saw fresh caught fish on the W...More

1  Thank Laura B
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I was in Guyana 🇬🇾 my country of birth on vacation so I decided to explore my home land. The ride across a floating bridge is an amazing experience especially at low tide when the stop the traffic on the bridge and u look out...More

2  Thank Clive P
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Go before they replace this bridge. Very interesting to see how the bridge is held in place and how it can part to allow ships to pass.

Thank Poleinahole
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This may be an interesting tourist attraction but be sure to check the opening schedule before you plan on crossing. The bridge is opened on a regular basis and is generally so for an hour or more!

Thank PhillyBajan
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you have the energy do walk this unusual 1.2 miles Pontoon Bridge. It has a good and sturdy walkway. It floats on badges and handle lots of traffic.

Thank DENNIS D
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Not often you get to travel on a pontoon bridge. We had some teenage boys with us. They loved the experience. driving on something that is moving and for such a long structure. Boys got out and walked a bit from one side to fully...More

1  Thank Wangfox
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