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Nice views

An alternative to the ferry with views of the Demerara river and birds congregating in the trees... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Bumpy and noisy

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

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Hereford UK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must... experience travelling over 1 mile on a floating bridge over one of Guyana's 3 main rivers... the Demerara

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

An alternative to the ferry with views of the Demerara river and birds congregating in the trees. The route of about 2 miles is always congested but moves quickly. Always check the retraction schedule before crossing or you may be waiting up to 1 1/2...More

Thank mbg1968
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Traveled on this bridge on the way to Parika stelling for a trip up the mighty Essequibo River, brought back so much memories as we used to visit relatives in Canal #2, where we would bring back coffee, jackfruit and all kinds of citrus. An...More

1  Thank IndraShiv
Reviewed 7 August 2018

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
Reviewed 22 July 2018 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
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
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
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 J2510TClaurab
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
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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