French Guiana Tours
Tours to French Guiana and beyond. An experienced Holidays Please Travel Agent can help you plan your ideal holiday or choose from one of our pre-planned itineraries.
See animals in the wild or be a wild party animal. Peruse our featured highlights and see where your next adventure lies.
What to do in French Guiana
Surrounded by a wild jungle, Cayenne is a fusion of the Caribbean, South America and Europe. The colonial houses of the Colonial houses mix with vibrant colours and Latino-inspired squares. Cayenne is multi-cultural with a wide range of languages to be heard as you travel around. Explore the old prison camp that was the centre-stone of this former penal colony.
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Regional Nature Reserve Trésor
Trésor is not the largest Nature Reserve in French Guiana but it diverse. Lowland copses and wet savannah, forest swamp and mountainous slopes. See amazing wildlife such as the caiman, tree frogs and red-foot tortoise. The army of water birds includes the scarlet ibis
The 2 kilometre hike on the Botanical Trail is the best way to experience this diversity
Hattes Beach should probably be called Hatch beach as it is the world’s most important nesting site for leatherback turtles. Visit between April and July to see these majestic animals lay their eggs before heading out to sea. Soon to be joined by thousands of newly hatched babies who make the perilous dash to the water and for some, adulthood.
Korou Space Centre
Being close to the Equator, it takes less effort to launch craft into space from the Korou Space Centre than from other locations. As well as launching satellites, Korou Space Centre is the main supply depot for the International Space Station. The Space Museum is open to the public on days when rocket launches are not taking place.
Saul can only be visited only by airplane. Accommodation is either the Larozaly tourist camp or Les Eaux Claires hotel. Sights to see are: Les gros arbres (the clue is in the name) for high trees line both sides of the trail through the rain forest. And Layon des cascades Antonio Saul waterfall.
Need to know
Currency: Euro (€)
Visa Requirement: Not required by UK nationals
Air France: All regional departure points via CDG, 7 days per week