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Getting There & Away

There is no bus station in Kourou, but buses run hourly from 6am to 6pm between Kourou and Cayenne (€10, 1¼ hours) and four times a day to St Laurent (€25, three hours). Contact the tourist office for exact schedules. Buses pick up at the Mairie.

Alternatively, the tourist office also gives out the numbers of reliable taxi collectif (minibus) drivers, who charge €10 per passenger to Cayenne and €30 per passenger to St Laurent.

Various catamarans and sailboats leave Kourou's Ponton des Balourous daily each morning for day trips to the Îles du Salut. You can buy tickets at the Tourist Office.